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News South Africa » Music: South Africa: Black Coffee Remembers Avicii: Just Last Week I Was Chatting With You

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804210076.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

The news sent shock waves through the global music industry with fans and fellow artists remembering the young DJ. South African muso Black Coffee joined those sharing memories of the Swedish hit-maker when he posted a moving tribute on his social media ...

News South Africa » Music: South Africa: Check Out South Africa's Music Award Nominees

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804200275.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Mafikizolo, Mi Casa and songstress Simphiwe Dana are leading the pack with three nominations each. Nominees for the top five categories - Male Artist of the Year, Female Artist of the Year, Duo/Group of the Year, Newcomer of the Year and Album of the Year ...

News South Africa » Music: The IndieBeat: Why South African game developers are starting their own industry event

News channel or source: https://venturebeat.com/2018/04/19/the-indiebeat-why-south-african-game-developers-are-starting-their-own-industry-event/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

In comparison to animation, Myres says that games require so many different skills to develop, from design to music to programming, so “you need a lot more infrastructure to make games.” More developers are now coming out of South Africa because of ...

News South Africa » Music: South Africa's Fat Cakes: Delicious Deep-Fried Dough You Can Stuff With Anything

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/foodanddrink/foodnews/south-africas-fat-cakes-delicious-deep-fried-dough-you-can-stuff-with-anything/ar-AAw5Gwh
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

“We come here for proper vetkoek,” enunciates 89-year-old retired music teacher Ria de Klerk ... curried mince and lashed with Mrs. H.S. Ball’s chutney (that other South African classic). By now I’m full to bursting (in a good way), but ...

News South Africa » Music: Swedish Electronic Dance Music DJ Avicii Dies At 28

News channel or source: http://wamc.org/post/swedish-electronic-dance-music-dj-avicii-dies-28
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

The government of South Africa is ramping up efforts to get more land into black ownership. A controversial plan under consideration would seize property from owners without paying them and redistribute it. Land reform has been a key issue since the end of ...

News South Africa » Music: Minnesota Orchestra will play the Proms in London on way to South Africa

News channel or source: https://www.twincities.com/2018/04/19/minnesota-orchestra-will-play-the-proms-in-london-on-way-to-south-africa/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

The Minnesota Orchestra will visit one of the world’s most famous classical music festivals, the BBC Proms, in August on the way to a tour in South Africa. Music director Osmo Vänskä will lead the orchestra in an all-American program that includes ...

News South Africa » Music: South African Singer/Songwriter Jeremy Loops Announces US/Canada Tour Dates

News channel or source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwmusic/article/South-African-SingerSongwriter-Jeremy-Loops-Announces-USCanada-Tour-Dates-20180418
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

The "Au Review" in Australia reviewed "Critical As Water" and raved, "The theme of water is obviously strong throughout the record, taking the listener through moments of loftiness and weightlessness within the music. The music is grounded by Loops' solid ...

News South Africa » Music: This South African Street Artist Moved to L.A. to Explore the Politics of Being Human

News channel or source: http://www.lamag.com/culturefiles/faith-xlvii/
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

The afternoons can be sluggish, but by the time evening falls, she’ll start blasting music and getting back into the work ... Faith surmises that being from South Africa resulted in her early politically charged works; she once created a series based ...

News South Africa » Music: Jussie Smollett Announces ‘Sum of My Music’ World Tour

News channel or source: http://thatgrapejuice.net/2018/04/jussie-smollett-announces-sum-music-world-tour/
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

‘Sum of My Music’ (in stores now) – the long-awaited debut album from Jussie Smollett – is about to see its content take flight to a number of stages around the world. As complaints from UK and South African fans came rolling in after the dates ...

News South Africa » Music: A Trip to South Africa Gave Alicia Keys ‘a New Purpose’ to Launch Keep a Child Alive

News channel or source: http://variety.com/2018/music/news/alicia-keys-keep-a-child-alive-africa-1202747999/
Publication date: uesday 10 April 2018

Alicia Keys’ first trip to South Africa 16 years ago ignited the singer-songwriter’s passion for helping people in need. There to perform at a charity concert in Cape Town as part of MTV’s HIV prevention and awareness initiative, Staying Alive ...