UKZN’s Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (CJPM) in the School of Arts proudly presents SOWETO EXCHANGE – a sonic jazz hip-hop group led by saxophonist Ernest Dawkins of the United States – today (Wednesday, 6 February) from 6pm.
UKZN jazz student Ms Josie Matabola performed on stage with her band in Hammarsdale in a concert held in association with Concerts SA, Seaman’s Corner and iSupport Music Business.
The School of Arts in the College of Humanities recently held its excellence awards at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (CJPM). Students and staff were lauded for their excellent performance in various categories. This is an annual event in the School, which is linked to the University’s REACHT values. Acting Dean and Head
UKZN jazz lecturer, Mr Sibusiso Mashiloane, was named Best Artiste in South African Jazz at the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA). He was also nominated in the Best Male Artist in Southern Africa category. Mashiloane was in Accra in Ghana to attend the awards ceremony on 24 November 2018. AFRIMA is designed to promote the
Masters in Fine Arts student Mr Eloff Pretorius will showcase some of his fascinating etching works at the Jack Heath Gallery in Pietermaritzburg from 26-30 November. This exhibition and walkabout is part of his research work which explored innovations in non-toxic materials for intaglio etching. ‘Non-toxic etching processes use less hazardous means of achieving the
Linguistics lecturer Mrs Muhle Sibisi won the Young Linguist Award at the prestigious 20th annual International Congress of Linguists which took place for the first time since its inauguration in 1928 on African soil The congress, held at the Cape Town ICC, was attended by esteemed linguists from around the globe. ‘Such an award is
Third year Media and Cultural Studies student Ms Nkosingiphile Ntshangase has been chosen as a Youth Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). ‘Being a Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) member means I will be able to participate in forums and processes that seek to improve the situation of young people and establish an improved
Dancers perform on stage Dancers perform on stage Dancers perform on stage The Flatfoot Dance Company next week presents its second annual integrated dance programme featuring dancers with the Down Syndrome condition. N’gila/I Am Here is choreographed by UKZN Drama and Performance studies lecturer Ms Lliane Loots in collaboration with eight dancers from the Flatfoot
The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has been awarded a total of approximately R9.3 Million Rand (US$657 000) in grants by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for two Projects in the College of Humanities. The first institutional project, in the category of International Higher Education and Strategic Projects (IHESP) entitled Humanizing Space: Towards an African Spatial
Ms Anda Dodo and some of her ceramic pieces on display at the Jack Heath Gallery in Pietermaritzburg. Ms Anda Dodo and some of her ceramic pieces on display at the Jack Heath Gallery in Pietermaritzburg. Ms Anda Dodo and some of her ceramic pieces on display at the Jack Heath Gallery in Pietermaritzburg. Ms