South Africa

Vincent Mantsoe’s Journey

“A ferocious and authentic talent.” — Vancouver Sun The NextSteps 2015 season is well under way. Appearing on-stage this week is renowned dancer and choreographer Vincent Sekwati Mantsoe presented by DanceWorks DW 208 NTU/Skwatta. This must-see show expresses the limitless spirituality and realities of his South African homeland. Born in 1971 in the township of Soweto, Mantsoe used dance to deal with …

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FILM @ KUUMBA: Four free Canadian premieres

Four films make their Canadian debut this year at Harbourfront Centre’s annual Black History Month festival, Kuumba. The festival’s opening night will be celebrated with the Canadian launch of Curators of Hip-Hop, a tour through the lives of five “dreamers” looking to make their mark on the music industry. This just in: After the screening don’t miss out on an …

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