Wednesday 23rd August 2017,
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Browsing the "Vangi Gantsho" Tag

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

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
Kiri Pink Nob and Iinstomi present HUMAN4HUMAN poetry and music

Kiri Pink Nob and Iinstomi present HUMAN4HUMAN poetry and music

“When you tell a story of a genuine human experience, truthfully, all that is human will respond to it, somehow.” ~Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile In a country living the trauma from its violent history, it is easy to miss the human [...]

September 30, 2014 poetry seen
100 000 Poets for Peace at Jozi House of Poetry

100 000 Poets for Peace at Jozi House of Poetry

If we were all to jump into the air at the same time, would the force of our collective landing knock the earth off its course around the sun? on 28 September 100 000 poets around the globe will lend [...]

September 25, 2014 poetry seen
Myesha Jenkins’ presents Poetry In the Air

Myesha Jenkins’ presents Poetry In the Air

Myesha Jenkins is back on radio with her Poetry In the Air programme. Featuring some of South Africa’s most influental poets, Poetry In the Air will be on the Ashraf Gardia show on SAfm for 4 weeks, from 11:45am to [...]

August 12, 2014 poetry seen
Human 4 Human Through Poetry and Music

Human 4 Human Through Poetry and Music

“When you tell a story of a human experience, truthfully, all that is human will respond to it, somehow.” – Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile In a country that is so racially polarised, and understandably so, we sometimes forget that we are [...]

August 12, 2014 poetry seen

poetry seen: Secret With The Moon

Writing is a solitary act that produces something that must be shared. While the act of writing may and often does, serve a personal purpose that act of sharing is about inspiring the collective. Ultimately, creativity is a communal experience. [...]

September 11, 2013 current issue, poetry seen

poet profile: Vangi Gantsho

seeing the poetic landscape, through vangi-tinted glasses Vangile Gantsho has been steadily making her way into the poetry scene since the mid 2000s. Starting out in poetry circles at varsity, she has worked her way in quietly and steadily. As [...]

July 3, 2013 poet profile

Poem of the Day: I Expect More From You by Vangi Gantsho

  Information! Vangi Gantsho is the founder of No Camp Chairs Poetry Picnic which takes place at the Union Buildings gardens every second Sunday of the month in Pretoria. She blogs at Vangi’s Africa and was profiled in our first print [...]

June 16, 2013 featured poem, poetry, poetry seen

On Being Human: Launching at Time of the Writer

South Africa, Johannesburg, 13 March 2013- On the 23 March 2013 Black Letter Media will be launching the first Poetry Potion print quarterly themed On Being Human at Time of the Writer, in Durban. While continuing to publish poetry on a daily on [...]

March 13, 2013 poetry seen