17, 18, 19 May 2019
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New School Hall
[90] Tipping points
with: Adam Habib, Peter Hain, Martin Welz

[90] Tipping points

Sunday, 19 May
10:00:00
11:00:00
New School Hall

At what point do systems cease to work, and why do governments, institutions and society allow this state to exist? Adam Habib and Peter Hain discuss this timely topic with Martin Welz.

Old School Hall
[91] Imagining the inimaginable
with: Hlumelo Biko, Sue Nyathi, Phehello Mofokeng

[91] Imagining the inimaginable

Sunday, 19 May
10:00:00
11:00:00
Old School Hall

Hlumelo Biko (Re-imagine Africa), Peter Storey (I Beg to Differ) and Sue Nyathi offer a deep understanding of the human psyche and its ability to create visions of future hope and possibilities. Chaired by tbc.

Church Hall
[92] The whataboutism of corruption
with: Tom Eaton, Leon Schreiber, Ralph Mathekga

[92] The whataboutism of corruption

Sunday, 19 May
10:00:00
11:00:00
Church Hall

Tom Eaton looks corruption in its ugly face with Leon Schreiber and Ralph Mathekga.

Council Chamber
[93] Writing to genre
with: ippa Hudson, Lauri Kubuitsile, Craig Higginson.

[93] Writing to genre

Sunday, 19 May
10:00:00
11:00:00
Council Chamber

To make it as a commercial writer, is it better to stick to type or mix it up? Pippa Hudson asks Lauri Kubuitsile and Craig Higginson.

Hospice Hall
[94] I’m still here
with: Landa Mabenge, Desiree-Anne Martin, Amalia Rosenblum

[94] I’m still here

Sunday, 19 May
10:00:00
11:00:00
Hospice Hall

When the world crashes down on you, what is it that breaks? Landa Mabenge and Desiree-Anne Martin (We don't talk about it. Ever) have both been through trials of fire, but what does that actually mean, and how did they come back? Amalia Rosenblum finds out.

NG Church
CONCERT 3
with: Albie van Schalkwyk, Daniel Pinoit

CONCERT 3

Sunday, 19 May
11:30:00
12:40:00
NG Church

Albie van Schalkwyk (piano) and Daniel Pinoit (cello) plays Beethoven's Cello Sonatas Nos. 3, 4 and 5. R100 through www.webtickets.co.za and at the door.

New School Hall
[95] The long shadow of apartheid
with: John Dugard, Harris Dousemetzis, Victor Dlamini

[95] The long shadow of apartheid

Sunday, 19 May
11:30:00
12:30:00
New School Hall

Apartheid officially ended in April 1994, but it still has an horrendous effect on human rights in South Africa. John Dugard and Harris Dousemetzis discuss the whys and the what-nows with Victor Dlamini.

Old School Hall
[96] What is a man?
with: Landa Mabenge, Chike Frankie Edozien, Tony Peake, Africa Melane

[96] What is a man?

Sunday, 19 May
11:30:00
12:30:00
Old School Hall

What is a man? (Old School Hall): Landa Mabenge, Chike Frankie Edozien and Tony Peake discuss the essence of manhood and how the term is being redefined with Africa Melane.

Church Hall
[97] Re-imagining a nation
with: Ray Ndlovu, MIke Wills

[97] Re-imagining a nation

Sunday, 19 May
11:30:00
12:30:00
Church Hall

Ray Ndlovu shares his informed insights into the current state - and future opportunities for - our most powerful neighbour, Zimbabwe, with Mike Wills.

Congregational Church
[98] Visual storytelling
with: Paul Choy, Heinrich van den Berg, John Maytham

[98] Visual storytelling

Sunday, 19 May
11:30:00
12:30:00
Congregational Church

Photographers Paul Choy and Heinrich van den Berg (Moods of Nature) tell richly detailed tales without words. They discuss their art with John Maytham.

Council Chamber
[99] The mind of the poacher
with: Kimon de Greef, Francoise Malby Anthony.

[99] The mind of the poacher

Sunday, 19 May
11:30:00
12:30:00
Council Chamber

Conservation biologist, journalist and co-author Kimon de Greef (Poacher: Confessions from the Abalone Underworld) reveals the dark underbelly of environmental theft with extraordinary compassion, in what promises to be a riveting conversation with Francoise Malby Anthony.

Hospice Hall
[100] Unlocking the riches of a multilingual repertoire
with: Carolyn McKinney, Xolisa Guzula

[100] Unlocking the riches of a multilingual repertoire

Sunday, 19 May
11:30:00
12:30:00
Hospice Hall

The United Nations declared 2019 as the Year of Indigenous Languages, but languages don't exist in isolation of each other. Could multilingualism be a path to turning young children into readers? Carolyn McKinney (Language and Power in Post-Colonial Schooling) and Babalwayashe Molate look at some exciting new approaches with Halala Winner! co-author Xolisa Guzula.

Bordeaux House Gallery
[101] Are South African’s ready to engage with African art?
with: Mary Corrigall, Patrick Bongoy, Emma Bedford

[101] Are South African’s ready to engage with African art?

Sunday, 19 May
13:00:00
14:00:00
Bordeaux House Gallery

(Bordeaux House Gallery): There has been little interest in art produced by those beyond our borders. Democracy promised a more pan-african view. Are we able to appreciate art from countries from which we have been historically disconnected? Mary Corrigall of Corrigall & Co African Art Specialists, DRC artist Patrick Bongoy and Emma Bedford, of Aspire Art auction house discuss with Tamara LePine-Williams.

New School Hall
[102] Watch this space!

[102] Watch this space!

Sunday, 19 May
13:00:00
14:00:00
New School Hall

Exciting new event to be announced on 1 April.

Old School Hall
[103] Going wild
with: Duncan Brown, Lorraine Sithole

[103] Going wild

Sunday, 19 May
13:00:00
14:00:00
Old School Hall

Climate change is destroying Earth as we know it. What can we do to change that? Duncan Brown explores how we can un-tame ourselves to stop the degradation of our home, with Lorraine Sithole.

Church Hall
[104] Have pen, will travel
with: Lerato Mogoathle, Sihle Khumalo, Erns Grundling, Darrel Bristow-Bovey

[104] Have pen, will travel

Sunday, 19 May
13:00:00
14:00:00
Church Hall

Lerato Mogoathle, Erns Grundling and Sihle Khumalo share travel tales with the happy wanderer that is Darrel Bristow-Bovey.

Congregational Church
[105] Close to home
with: Hermann Lategan, Hagen Engler.

[105] Close to home

Sunday, 19 May
13:00:00
14:00:00
Congregational Church

Hermann Lategan (Opstokers, fopdossers en tweegat-jakkalse) talks language, culture, people and anything else South African that amuses, bemuses or infuriates, with Hagen Engler. 

Hospice Hall
[106] Beware the critics
with: Gail Schimmel, Sue Grant-Marshall, Fiona Snyckers

[106] Beware the critics

Sunday, 19 May
13:00:00
14:00:00
Hospice Hall

Good story, great writing, excellent research? What do reviewers and social commentators look for in a book, and are they always 100 percent honest in their assessments? Sue Grant-Marshall leads the conversation with Gail Schimmel and Fiona Snyckers

Council Chamber
[107] Beyond Mugabe – New Zim fiction
with: Sue Nyathi, Rutendo Tavengerwei, Ekow Duker

[107] Beyond Mugabe – New Zim fiction

Sunday, 19 May
13:00:00
14:00:00
Council Chamber

Sue Nyathi and Rutendo Tavengerwei share their insights into the wealth of new, creative and often insightful fiction writers and writing emerging from Zimbabwe. Chaired by Ekow Duker.

 

Travellers Lodge
[108] One-one-with Graham Viney
with: Graham Viney, John Maytham

[108] One-one-with Graham Viney

Sunday, 19 May
13:00:00
14:00:00
Travellers Lodge

John Maytham talks to historical writer Graham Viney (The Last Hurrah, - South Africa and the Royal Tour 1947) about the fascinating and detailed story of a pivotal moment in South African history

 

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