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Knowledge and the Bamboozlers

If you were given two pills—a red pill that will allow you to gain all known knowledge about reality, and a blue pill, where dreams and fantasies are all that exist, a false reality—which one would you choose? To know, or not to know? The reality is that modern [wo]man chooses the illusion. The majority of our species do not strive for discovery in knowledge,

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[PRESS RELEASE] FINE ARTS AND DANCE PROGRAMME

PASCAP Trust received support from the National Lotteries Commission to deliver our Fine Arts and Dance Programme to two communities in the Eastern Cape; namely, Nompumelelo and Cradock. The programme was developed to provide intensive skills development to talented youth from rural and township communities. There is a need for more art programmes in South Africa, especially in under-resourced communities where extramural activities are

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Mind the Gap

The arts, as much as we love them, are a very unfortunate field. They are easily replaced or substituted when our education curriculums are up for a reshuffle. They sadly come up first when the education budget needs to be trimmed. The arts, performance or otherwise, are what keeps children connected to who they are. It is what keeps them thriving to be the

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Youth Day 2016

The day of the youth has arrived! A day of celebration and remembrance. On this day, South Africans remember the June 16 Soweto Uprisings of 1976. This day is celebrated to recognize the role of youth in the liberation of South Africa from the Apartheid regime. It’s celebrated in remembrance of all the youths who lost their lives during the protest; one of the

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