OFM OFM Artbeat (Kunsteklop)

OFM Artbeat (Kunsteklop)

Stay up to date with the latest developments in the creative industries, as featured on Mid-Morning Magic.
Weekly English South Africa Performing Arts · Visual Arts
217 Episodes
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Kimberley hosts renowned South African artist Peter E Clarke

Chief Curator at the William Humphreys Art Gallery in Kimberley, Chepape Makgato joins Mid-Morning Magic’s Yolanda Maartens in the OFM Art Beat to talk about their current exhibition featuring the works of Peter E Clarke. The William Humphreys Art Gallery (WHAG) is proud to present a solo exhibition of the…
20 Sep 4 min

Applications open for Connecting Streams Festival 2024

In the OFM Art Beat, Mid-Morning Magic’s Yolanda Maartens is joined by festival director Mbuyiselo Nqodi to chat about the Connecting Streams Theatre Festival planning for 2024.   According to Mbuyiselo, the festival creates a platform for shows who all bagged Standard Bank Ovation Awards in 2023 and is a…
18 Sep 4 min

Open call for proposals at Oliewenhuis Art Museum Bloemfontein

Oliewenhuis Art Museum in Bloemfontein invites proposals from recognized South African artists to exhibit during a solo exhibition in the next year. Curator Ester le Roux joins Mid-Morning Magic's Yolanda Maartens. Proposal details available on www.nasmus.co.za 𝐂𝐥𝐨𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐚𝐥𝐬: 22 October 2023 The application form can be accessed from…
13 Sep 2 min

The Northern Cape hosts it first ever Orchestra Festival in October

The Northern Cape Symphony Orchestra (NCSO) is a groundbreaking ensemble that brings together the best and brightest young musicians from the region. Chief Operation Officer, Nathan Carlo joins Mid-Morning Magic’s Yolanda Maartens in the OFM Art Beat. As the first-ever Symphony Orchestra in the Northern Cape, the NCSO is breaking…
6 Sep 3 min

Kimberley Academy of Music fosters a love for all aspects of music

For 29 years the Kimberley Academy of Music has been focused on giving young and old the opportunity to discover a love for music. Manager and teacher, Estelle Vorster joins Mid-Morning Magic’s Yolanda Maartens in the OFM Art Beat to talk about their vision for music in the Northern Cape…
6 Sep 5 min

NWU Konservatorium nooi jou om deel van hul 2024 konsert reeks te wees

Die NWU Konservatorium en Skool vir Musiek het tans aansoeke oop vir musiekante van dwars oor Noord-Wes om hul kreatiewe werke in te stuur vir oorweging vir hul 2024 konsert reeks wat tussen Maart en Mei, so wel as Julie tot Oktober 2024 aangebied gaan word in Potchefstroom. Direkteur van…
4 Sep 2 min

First ever International Comedy Festival comes to Bloemfontein

From Atlanta to Bloemfontein - comedian GRIFF joins Mid-Morning Magic's Yolanda Maartens in the OFM Art Beat to talk about bringing international comedy to the city of roses. Tickets are available at WebTickets. The event takes place on 2 September at PACOFS.
22 Aug 3 min

Oliewenhuis Art Museum invites schools to make use of their Mobile Museum

Oliewenhuis Art Museum is proud to announce their new educational initiative, The Oliewenhuis Mobile Art Museum. The aim of the Mobile Museum is to join forces with Grade 8 to12 Creative Arts educators in the Free State. Education Officer at Oliewenhuis Art Museum in Bloemfontein, Yolanda de Kock joins Mid-Morning…
17 Aug 2 min

NC production brings home a Standard Bank Ovation Award

At this year’s National Arts Festival a production from Kimberley in the Northern Cape put the spotlight on societal changes and the LGBTQI+ community through beautiful music and dance which earned them a Standard Bank Ovation Award. Producer of “Legendary Queer Sisters” Emmanuel “E’mma” Rattle joins Mid-Morning Magic’s Yolanda Maartens…
15 Aug 3 min

NWU Gallery hosts Joe Turpin in a discovery of heritage and memories

The NWU Botanical Gardens Gallery at the North-West University’s Potchefstroom Campus proudly presents the solo exhibition “When the Dust Settles”, running from 17th July till 31st August 2023. Artist Joe Turpin explores memories of his North-West heritage through the history of a bottle found in the cornerstone of the Synagogue…
8 Aug 4 min

Klerksdorp’s ARTi Gallery hosts national art competition

The ARTi Gallery is hosting their 1st annual national art competition with the vision of making dreams come true in Africa. Michelle Thöle-van Zyl, ARTi Gallery Program Director joins Yolanda Maartens in the OFM Art Beat. Details can be found here www.artigallery.co.za
25 Jul 3 min

Northern Cape Visual Artists hosted at the WHAG

The William Humphreys Art Gallery in Kimberley will be exhibiting artworks from visual artists residing in the Northern Cape region until 30 September 2023. Principal Curator of Collections, Garnett Ludick talks to Yolanda Maartens in the OFM Art Beat about the platform this gives to artists. Any queries can be…
25 Jul 2 min

Johannes Stegmann Art Gallery presents “Eureka”

“Eureka” is a journey delving into artisanal mining in Kimberley. Artisanal mining refers mainly to subsistence mining and miners who are not formally employed by mining companies. The exhibition consists of artworks by Prof. Janine Allen-Spies and Dr André Rose. The exhibition opening was led by renowned South African photographic…
24 Jul 4 min

ATKV Tienertoneelkompetisie is die oudste van sy soort in die land

Die ATKV-Tienertoneelkompetisie is die oudste projek van die ATKV en kweek na 59 jaar steeds ’n liefde vir toneelskepping in Afrikaans, toneelspel en teater-kyk by hoërskoolleerders. Tienertoneelprojekorganiseerder JJ van Niekerk vertel meer oor die jaarlikse kompetisie. Vind meer uit hier: https://atkv.org.za/neem-deel/kultuurprojekte/tienertoneel/
24 Jul 4 min

Eugene Oliphant returns from the London Contemporary Art Fair

The London Contemporary Art Fair provides leading and emerging artists the opportunity to showcase their talents on a global stage. Eugene Oliphant from Kimberley speaks to Mid-Morning Magic’s Yolanda Maartens about this incredible experience.
13 Jul 3 min

All the world is a stage for opera singer Kamohelo Tsotetsi

In April this year, Kamohelo Tsotetsi made his debut at the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden in London singing the role of Tullio in Händel's Arminio.Central South Africa is very proud of this son of our soil. Born in Kroonstad and studying at the NWU School of Music in…
13 Jul 3 min

Poetry inspires print artist Lesego Motsiri

Lesego Motsiri a member of the FS Art Collective has been invited to exhibit in a group exhibition at NWU Art Gallery in Potchefstroom which opens on the 17th of July. Find out more here: https://services.nwu.ac.za/nwu-gallery
10 Jul 4 min

Kom kuier saam by die Vrystaat Kunstefees Blêrkas!

Die bekende Blêrkas! staan reg met top klas vermaak by die jaar se Vrystaat Kunstefees. Isabel Lock en Gavin Coetzer deel al die besonderhede met Mid-Morning Magic se Yolanda Maartens in die OFM Kunsteklop. Die volledige program is hier beskikbaar: https://vrystaatkunstefees.co.za/
4 Jul 3 min
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