Mountain View

 

 
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EYETHU LIFESTYLE CENTRE

Topic: The Land is Ours: Black Lawyers and the Birth of Constitutionalism in South Africa

Moderator: Nolundi Luwaya

Featuring: Tembeka Ngcukaitobi

Topic: The Land is Ours: Black Lawyers and the Birth of Constitutionalism in South Africa

Saturday, 8 Dec 2018
10:00:00
11:00:00
Eyethu Lifestyle Centre

Moderator: Nolundi Luwaya

Description: The Land is Ours tells the story of South Africa’s first black lawyers who operated in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Tembeka Ngcukaitobi sits down with scholar, Nolundi Luwaya, to chat about the book.

Featuring: Tembeka Ngcukaitobi

EYETHU LIFESTYLE CENTRE

Topic: Such a Lonely, Lovely Road

Moderator: Pumla Dineo Gqola

Featuring: Kagiso Lesego Molope

Topic: Such a Lonely, Lovely Road

Saturday, 8 Dec 2018
10:00:00
11:00:00
Eyethu Lifestyle Centre

Moderator: Pumla Dineo Gqola

Description: Kagiso Lesego Molope returns with her fourth novel, Such a Lonely, Lovely Road. In this tender love story, and in her characteristic, beautifully modulated voice and razor-sharp clarity, Kagiso tackles an urgent issue —forbidden love— in her country of birth

Featuring: Kagiso Lesego Molope

EYETHU LIFESTYLE CENTRE

Film Screening

Documentary: Can Themba: The Teacher in the Newsroom

Film Screening

Saturday, 8 Dec 2018
10:00:00
11:00:00
Eyethu Lifestyle Centre

Documentary: Can Themba: The Teacher in the Newsroom

Description: This is the first documentary about the life and times of this distinguished South African writer and journalist, who died while exiled in Swaziland in 1967. His life, writings, and teachings, the ecstasies and anxieties, are relived through the voices of his former students, mentees, colleagues and public intellectuals. This dynamic and edifying documentary deftly weaves together elements of Themba's life and career, recreating the sparkle and pathos of Sophiatown and the Drum era. Can Themba: The Teacher in the Newsroom is an essential and highly entertaining piece of history told with admirable aptitude, acumen and erudition

EYETHU LIFESTYLE CENTRE

Kids’ Zone

Performance ft. Mapule Mohulatsi & Mzwandile Ntombela

Kids’ Zone

Saturday, 8 Dec 2018
10:00:00
11:00:00
Eyethu Lifestyle Centre

Performance ft. Mapule Mohulatsi & Mzwandile Ntombela

EYETHU LIFESTYLE CENTRE

Topic: Breaking the Rainbow

Moderator: Nolwazi Tusini

Featuring: Kgotsi Chikane, Sihle Khumalo, Haji Mohamed Dawjee, Athi-Nangamso Nkopo

Topic: Breaking the Rainbow

Saturday, 9 Dec 2017
11:30:00
12:30:00
Eyethu Lifestyle Centre

Moderator: Nolwazi Tusini

Description: The myth of the Rainbow Nation is no longer viable, and in their works, these authors explore the many ways in which this myth has been shattered.

Featuring: Kgotsi Chikane, Sihle Khumalo, Haji Mohamed Dawjee, Athi-Nangamso Nkopo

EYETHU LIFESTYLE CENTRE

Poetry for Life: Zaiba Sulaiman

Moderator: Vangi Gantsho

Poetry Performance ft. Makhafula Vilakazi, Toni Stuart, Wana Udobang, Vuyelwa Maluleke & Matete Motsoaledi

Poetry for Life: Zaiba Sulaiman

Saturday, 8 Dec 2018
11:30:00
12:30:00
Eyethu Lifestyle Centre


Moderator: Vangi Gantsho

Poetry Performance ft. Makhafula Vilakazi, Toni Stuart, Wana Udobang, Vuyelwa Maluleke & Matete Motsoaledi

EYETHU LIFESTYLE CENTRE

Film Screening

Documentary:

Film Screening

Saturday, 8 Dec 2018
11:30:00
12:30:00
Eyethu Lifestyle Centre

Documentary:

EYETHU LIFESTYLE CENTRE

Kids’ Zone

Performance ft. Lebohang Masango & Charmza Mrwebi

Kids’ Zone

Saturday, 8 Dec 2018
11:30:00
12:30:00
Eyethu Lifestyle Centre

Performance ft. Lebohang Masango & Charmza Mrwebi

EYETHU LIFESTYLE CENTRE

Topic: Kwaito is a Way of Life

Moderator: Penny Lebyane

Featuring: Esinako Ndabeni & Sihle Mthembu

Topic: Kwaito is a Way of Life

Saturday, 8 Dec 2018
13:00:00
14:00:00
Eyethu Lifestyle Centre

Moderator: Penny Lebyane

Description: Born to Kwaito: Reflections on the Kwaito Generation revisits history as told through the vibrant lens of Kwaito, which is more than just music. Kwaito presented a new unbridled expression of Black South African youths. It carried the political significance of Black South Africans deciding to take a moment to enjoy themselves and the promise of their freedom. Co-authors Esinako Ndabeni and Sihle Mthembu discuss this pivotal moment with Penny Lebyane.

Featuring: Esinako Ndabeni & Sihle Mthembu

EYETHU LIFESTYLE CENTRE

Topic: A Man Who is Not a Man

Moderator: Pumla Dineo Gqola

Featuring: Thando Mgqolozana

Topic: A Man Who is Not a Man

Saturday, 8 Dec 2018
13:00:00
14:00:00
Eyethu Lifestyle Centre

Moderator: Pumla Dineo Gqola

Description: The year 2019 will mark 10 years since A Man Who is Not a Man was first published. In this event, author Thando Mgqolozana will launch the 10th anniversary edition, which comes with an introduction from Professor Pumla Dineo Gqola, who has been teaching the book since it was published.

Featuring: Thando Mgqolozana

EYETHU LIFESTYLE CENTRE

Film Screening

Documentary:

Film Screening

Saturday, 8 Dec 2018
13:00:00
14:00:00
Eyethu Lifestyle Centre

Documentary:

EYETHU LIFESTYLE CENTRE

Kids’ Zone

Lunch Break…

Kids’ Zone

Saturday, 8 Dec 2018
13:00:00
14:00:00
Eyethu Lifestyle Centre

Lunch Break…

EYETHU LIFESTYLE CENTRE

Topic: Fetching Saartjie

Moderator: Gail Smith

Featuring: Diana Ferrus

Topic: Fetching Saartjie

Saturday, 8 Dec 2018
14:30:00
15:30:00
Eyethu Lifestyle Centre

Moderator: Gail Smith

Description: Diana Ferrus wrote a poem for Sara Baartman (included in her poetry collection, I’ve Come to Take You Home) while studying at Utrecht University, and it is this poem that led to the repatriation of Sara Baartman’s remains. Gail Smith was there to document it, and together, she and Diana will talk to us about reclaiming an ancestor.

Featuring: Diana Ferrus

EYETHU LIFESTYLE CENTRE

Topic: To Find Myself

Moderator: Lebo Mashile

Featuring: Rosie Motene, Thuli Nhlapo

Topic: To Find Myself

Saturday, 8 Dec 2018
14:30:00
15:30:00
Eyethu Lifestyle Centre

Moderator: Lebo Mashile

Description: Thuli Nhlapo wrote a heartfelt memoir, Colour Me Yellow, in which she tells the story of the suffering and ostracism she experienced due to her light skin complexion. Rosie Motene was adopted by a Jewish family who raised her as one of their own, but this generous gesture created an identity crisis for Rosie, which she writes about in Reclaiming the Soil. Lebo Mashile explores these journeys with the two authors.

Featuring: Rosie Motene, Thuli Nhlapo

EYETHU LIFESTYLE CENTRE

Kids’ Zone

Performance ft. Cindy Mkaza & Zanele Ndlovu

Kids’ Zone

Saturday, 8 Dec 2018
14:30:00
15:30:00
Eyethu Lifestyle Centre

Performance ft. Cindy Mkaza & Zanele Ndlovu

EYETHU LIFESTYLE CENTRE

Topic: The Fatuous State of the Sentence: Experimenting with Form

Moderator: Manosa Nthunya

Featuring: Phumlani Pikoli, Jolyn Phillips, Tumelo Buthelezi, Chwayita Ngamlana

Topic: The Fatuous State of the Sentence: Experimenting with Form

Saturday, 8 Dec 2018
16:00:00
17:00:00
Eyethu Lifestyle Centre

Moderator: Manosa Nthunya

Description: A new generation of writers is experimenting with form, and they are here to talk about the ways in which they’ve done it

Featuring: Phumlani Pikoli, Jolyn Phillips, Tumelo Buthelezi, Chwayita Ngamlana

EYETHU LIFESTYLE CENTRE

Topic: This Way I Salute You: Celebrating Keorapetse Kgositsile

Moderator: Lebohang Masango

Featuring: Uhuru Phalafala

Topic: This Way I Salute You: Celebrating Keorapetse Kgositsile

Saturday, 8 Dec 2018
16:00:00
17:00:00
Eyethu Lifestyle Centre

Moderator: Lebohang Masango

Description: On January 3, 2018, the year in which he would have reached the milestone of his 80th birthday, the sagacious doyen of African and black diasporic letters, Keorapetse Kgositsile transitioned into the realm of his ancestors. Dr Uhuru Phalafala’s PhD dissertation, a literary biography, maps out Kgositsile’s transnational activities via a trajectory of four main movements he was directly and indirectly involved in, namely, the Drum era, the Makerere Conference, the Black Arts Movement, and Medu Arts Ensemble. Join Dr Phalafala and Lebohang Masango as they celebrate the life of Keorapetse Kgositsile.

Featuring: Uhuru Phalafala

EYETHU LIFESTYLE CENTRE

Kids’ Zone

Performance ft. Gcina Mhlophe & Nompucuko Zakaza

Kids’ Zone

Saturday, 8 Dec 2018
14:30:00
15:30:00
Eyethu Lifestyle Centre

Performance ft. Gcina Mhlophe & Nompucuko Zakaza

SOWETO THEATRE

Red Theatre

Discussion: Taduno’s Song ft. Wamui Mbao & Odafe Atogun

Discussion: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives ft. Lola Shoneyin & The Cheeky Natives

Red Theatre

Saturday, 10 Dec 2016
18:00:00
20:00:00
Soweto Theatre

Discussion: Taduno’s Song ft. Wamui Mbao & Odafe Atogun

Discussion: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives ft. Lola Shoneyin & The Cheeky Natives

Tickets: R20.00




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