Category Culture

Where to See More of the Talent from Black is King

Black is King may feature an Oscar-winning actress in Lupita Nyong’o but it also assembles a bevy of African film and TV talent, beyond the singers and musicians who contributed to the album Beyonce released last year, in the wake… Continue Reading →

Within Reach of Jordan Casteel

Last week I went to see the opening preview of Jordan Casteel’s first solo exhibition in New York. Casteel is only 31, but she has 40 pieces in this exhibition, which display her ability to make strangers familiar. She paints… Continue Reading →

The Fall in Brooklyn

As a South African living in NYC, it’s often hard to keep track of what’s happening back home. The time difference and going about the daily business of staying afloat in this city is a lot to deal with. Not… Continue Reading →

A Restaurant Named Madiba

There aren’t many places to go in New York when you’re homesick for a lekker South African meal. For ‘n bietjie bobotie, some pap & vleis, a bowl of mngqusho, or a slice of malva pudding. Up until Sunday night,… Continue Reading →

The Rundown: Running in a Man’s World.

It took me 5 miles to run to all the statues of women of historical importance in NYC. There are only 5. I have no idea how long it would’ve taken me to run to the ones of men because… Continue Reading →

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