BASA’s Conduct the Orchestra – a highlight at the 2019 JIMF

Business and Arts South Africa NPC (BASA) once again brings Conduct the Orchestra to the jam packed 2019 Johannesburg International Mozart Festival (JIMF). This charitable event, taking place at the Space Frame Theatre, Linder Auditorium Complex, on Friday 1 February 2019 at 2pm, is open to the public with seats secured via a donation to …

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Latest BASA member Labs.fm publishes South Africa’s most influential music charts

10 December 2018 Business and Arts South Africa is pleased to introduce its latest member, Labs.fm, a data-driven products and services company operating within the music industry. With their roots in the radio industry, the company now provides music products and services for record labels, streaming services, music labels, concert promoters and brands. “Earlier this …

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Spier Light Art Festival 2018: Call for proposals

Spier will be presenting its first Festival of Light Art from 8 December 2018 – 30 January 2019. Each night over this period, visitors will be able to experience light and sound artworks throughout the historic Stellenbosch farm. Entrance is free. The Festival of Light Art plays on the word light. Creatives – including designers, …

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DAVID KOLOANE AWARD WINNERS!

The Bag Factory is delighted to announce the winners of the 2018 David Koloane Award. Congratulations to Lwando Dlamini, from the Western Cape and Phemo Matlhaba from the North West Province. These young and talented artists will be working with Bag Factory mentors Pat Mautloa and Bev Butkow for a period of 8 weeks and …

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GIANT MICKEY ARTIST BRIEF

Background: 2018 is Mickey Mouse’s 90th anniversary year.  In celebration of this milestone we are celebrating all things Mickey, with an interactive exhibition which takes all members of the family through a fun interactive look at Mickey through the ages, starting way back with Steamboat Willie right up until today’s Mickey and the Roadster Races.  …

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PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS AND THE CONVERSATION ABOUT SOCIAL COHESION

  The value of public-private partnerships should be flagged and, if done correctly, rigorously defended. BASA is a successful public-private partnership, which is supported by, and supports, both the public sector, i.e. the Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) and around 130 private sector members including the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and other big hitters. While …

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THE BAG FACTORY HAS ONE STUDIO AVAILABLE FOR RENT.

The Bag Factory is a professional studio space, located in the Fordsburg area. We have been operating for 27 years and have a stable community of artists from a wide variety of backgrounds. The studio space and its community strives for an open, non-hierarchical creative environment that promotes exchange and experimentation. We are looking for …

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