The Fall | a play not to be missed!

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Firstly, it is on for 5 more days!!! Go get your ticket NOW!!!

Secondly, I went to see The Fall the evening before Youth Day. So, I was already in the realm of feels. From the warning at the beginning to the final black out, I loved every minute of the production and was so engrossed in the action on stage! There isn’t much on the stage in terms of props (three table only, in fact) but the actors utilize everything and their own bodies so perfectly it never detracts from the moving stories that they share.  Continue reading “The Fall | a play not to be missed!”

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The Child Is Not Dead x Mbali Vilakazi

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Image from 2016 #FeesMustFall protest courtesy of Thaphelo Masebe. | https://nxfg.wordpress.com/photography/

“The child is not dead, neither at Langa nor at Nyanga nor at Orlando nor at Sharpeville nor at the police station in Philippi where he lies with a bullet in his head.” — Ingrid Jonker

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Image from 2016 #FeesMustFall protest courtesy of Thaphelo Masebe. | https://nxfg.wordpress.com/photography/

It was the worst thing to happen to you.

You curled up for what seemed like months. You went back to work a little too soon. You lost your job. You drank. Got divorced. Left the city. You lost your home. Lost your mind.

And, after:   The grown men with big guns in uniform, the men who gunned them down.
And, after:   All the things you imagined for your children, things they would never have,                       things they would never be.
And, after:   The things you wish you had done differently. Continue reading “The Child Is Not Dead x Mbali Vilakazi”