‘We can’t box ourselves in’: SA athletes accept foreign stars | The Citizen

While there was some conflict a few years ago after international athletes were included in the Spar Grand Prix series, ultimately taking home a large cut of the lucrative prize purse, the formerly controversial matter seems to have been put to bed. Following a cleansweep by Namibian athlete Helalia Johannes in 2019, rising Ethiopian star … Read more

‘The Woman King’ starring SA’s Thuso Mbedu rules American box office | The Citizen

The Woman King, an epic about an all-female army of African warriors, easily topped the North American box office this weekend with an estimated take of $19 million (R386m), industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday. The new Sony release, loosely based on a true historical episode, stars Oscar-winner Viola Davis as the fierce general who … Read more

Listen: Crystal Box – ‘Bad Art’

Bad Art is the engrossing new album from Crystal Box, the project of New Orleans-based songwriter/producer Bodhi Landa. The album’s influences tout an eclectic charm, drawing from more energetic elements like hyperpop and club music, as well as lusher entrancement derived from R&B and synth-pop inspirations. The album’s themes explore the “origins of creative anxiety,” … Read more