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ProTwerkers come to Grahamstown

  By Buntu Ngcuka This year, no one in South Africa has experienced as much notoriety as “SA’s hottest twerk team”, the ProTwerkers.  The troupe, whose members are Sweet Ass Koki, Twerkalicious T, Twerk It, A$$ Plicit and Luxie Belle (the founder, Queen Twerk, quit last week to focus on …

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[Review] Indumba

By Jane Berg Based on a Mozambique cleansing ceremony this choreography by Fana Tshabalala utilises traditional references to make innovative contemporary dance. To a soundscape of relentless fragmented percussion with metallic overtones the dancers throw themselves into a state of wild spasmodic trance.

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[Review] Laurent Coq

By Ian Currie Laurent Coq is a world-renowned jazz musician. Prior to attending the performance of his jazz trio, I had read up on the artist and his numerous awards and international recognition. However, even the lofty title of ‘World’s Best Jazz Musician’ in 2006 does not do justice to …

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[Review] The Mike Rossi Project

 By Brian Mabe The Mike Rossi Project is a blend of six highly acclaimed jazz and blues performers.  Mike Rossi, headlining the act, was on the saxophone. Rossi graced the audience with a playing of both the alto saxophone as well as the soprano. Performers included Lee Thomson on the …

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