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Fishers of Hope at the Baxter
Lesedi Job and Phillip Tipo Tendisa star in Lara Foot’s latest play, 'Fishers of Hope' which explores the meaning of hope in Africa. The play will run at the Baxter Theatre and at the Grahamstown National Arts Festival this July. Lara Foot is a UCT Faculty of Humanities alumnus. (Photo: Oscar O'Ryan).
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Thursday, 24 July 2014

UCT School of Dance, formally known as UCT Ballet School, celebrates its 80th anniversary in 2014. Although it is a small academic department within the Faculty, it is still one of the most sought after dance training destinations on the continent.

More than 100 years following its birth in the Deep South, jazz continues to transcend cultural and musical borders. For the first time since inception, the International Association of Schools of Jazz hosted its 24th Annual Jazz Meeting on African soil. The meeting took place at the South African College of Music from 22 – 27 June 2014.  

The UCT School of Education and INTEL South Africa Corporation have embarked on a collaborative partnership to support the University of Cape Town’s Educational Technology Inquiry Lab. Vice President of INTEL Corporation, John Davies attended the launch event which was held at the university on 26 June 2014.

John Nankin - Shakes#99FD6E

The Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts will host the second annual Live Art Festival from 27 August – 6 September 2014. This year's festival has grown to include 35 works of innovation, many of which are either international or South African premieres.