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The Swenkas (Review)

The Swenkas

This is the story of The Swenkas, a small group of working Zulu men in post-apartheid South Africa. Men who every Saturday night leave their grimy overalls behind and wear their best Carducci or Pierre Cardin suits to impress the weekly-selected judge. These men are called the Swenkas, and they

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FELA! The Musical

FELA! The Musical

Fela is a new musical directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Bill T. Jones with a book by Jim Lewis, in which audiences are welcomed into the extravagant, decadent and rebellious world of Afrobeat legend Fela

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Dutchman (1966) 55 mins

Dutchman

Dutchman (1966) is the 55 mins film adaptation of Armri Baraka’s shocking one-act stageplay, first presented at the Cherry Lane Theatre in New York City in March, 1964. It won the Obie Award for best off-Broadway play, putting Baraka, who was actively contributing to five other plays at the time,

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Is It Better to Be Mixed Race?

Is it better to be mixed-race?

I watched ‘Is It Better to Be Mixed Race?‘ on Channel 4 last night, and had a couple of observations.

As far as I’m aware, correct me if I’m wrong, the greatest genetic differences between people exist on the continent of Africa. Meaning two so called ‘black’ Africans can be

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