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
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
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
Fine Arts students from the School of Arts recently constructed an installation titled ‘Unsettling Space’ on the Pietermaritzburg campus. This was part of the…
Sana Jeewa receiving her Gradstar Award. PhD linguistics student, Ms Sana Jeewa, is confident about her future after being selected as a GradStar 2018 top 100 student. GradStar is a mentorship programme that annually recognises top students who display leadership qualities and readiness for the workplace. Jeewa underwent a rigorous judging process before being selected