Sunday 20th August 2017,
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Book Launch: Serurubele Poems by Katleho Kano Shoro

Book Launch: Serurubele Poems by Katleho Kano Shoro Date: 24 August Time: 6pm  Venue: Exclusive Books, Rosebank.       [...]

August 17, 2017 poetry seen

Poetry Seen: Out There Sessions – Poetry & Jazz hosted by Myesha Jenkins

Out There Sessions- Poetry& Jazz hosted by Myesha Jenkins ft Yonela Mnana and Lex Futshane Featuring: Makhosazana Xaba, RefiloeKhumalo and Vangi Gantsho Date: Tuesday, August 15 [2017] Time: 8 PM – 11 PM Charge: 90 [...]

August 11, 2017 poetry seen

Poetry Seen: Upcoming Poetry Events (JHB&PTA)

17 August – Music & Poetry – Goodluck Bar – 19:00 – R50 Show: Music and Poetry Date: 17 August Time: 19:00 Venue: Goodluck Bar (Johannesburg) Cover charge: R50   25 August – Say Something Poetry Slam – Breytenbach theatre – 19:00 – R80 Show: Say [...]

August 9, 2017 poetry, poetry seen

To Breathe Into Another Voice: A South African anthology of jazz poetry

To Breathe Into Another Voice was recently launched at The Orbit Jazz club. This is an anthology of jazz poetry compiled and edited by avid Jazz lover and poet Myesha Jenkins. Published by Real African Publishers, the anthology explores jazz [...]

July 17, 2017 poetry seen

Poetry Seen: Xarra Grand Opening (29 July 2017)

Book launch by Natalia Molebatsi(Elephant woman song Book) Poetry reading by: Professor Keorapetse Kgotsisile Phillippa Yaa De Villiers Quaz Roodt Lebo Mashile Natalia Molebatsi featuring Lex Futshane   Venue: Xara Books Address: 264 Turbit Avenue, Halfway house, Midrand Date: 29 [...]

July 11, 2017 poetry seen

Poetry Seen: WHEN TOYS WERE US Exhibition 15 July 2017

The Floveyou Flo View exhibition series is a visual presentation of a body of work compiled by Flo Mokale over a period of 10 years. After sharpening the focus in his eyes and provided with the right lighting for motivation [...]

July 11, 2017 poetry seen

Poetry Seen: Poetic Thursdays 4th Birthday Showcase (27 July 2017)

Poetic Thursdays Fourth Birthday Showcase (27July 2017) Over the years Poetic Thursdays has become a noteworthy stage for both poets and live musicians. It provides young, upcoming artists with a platform to showcase various, uniquely crafted works and gives them [...]

July 11, 2017 poetry seen

book excerpt: Flowers of a Broken Smile by Mak Manaka — Book Lover’s Hangout

“Behind our smiles and somewhere deep inside each one of us, there are broken flowers of love, of loss, of relationship, and of memory.” Mak Manaka Mak Manaka has published two collections of poetry If Only (self-published. 2003) and In [...]

November 4, 2016 poetry seen

poetry seen: 6th Word N Sound International Youth Poetry Festival

Themed ‘Dangerous Minds’, the 6th edition of the Word N Sound International Youth Poetry Festival will showcase a world-class selection of youth voices from South Africa, Kenya and the United States. The week-long festival will take place at the legendary [...]

September 19, 2016 poetry seen

Mak Manaka’s new poetry collection “Flowers of a Broken Smile” is Out!

“This collection is Mak writing at the peak of his game. His voice is unadulterated and true, it’s so beautiful.” ~ Lebo Mashile, poet. With his third poetry collection, Flowers Of A Broken Smile, renowned poet and performer, Mak Manaka, pays a tribute to [...]

September 16, 2016 poetry seen