Category Archives: Goema Roadshow

Creative Week :: Open Film Night

Celebrating Creative Week, I did a presentation on “Documenting Cape Town” last night as part of a series of events curated by Lisa Huang & Ovidiu Pacuraru (Food & Chaatter) and hosted by Zavick Botha at Studio 41. Ben Hemson-Struthers … Continue reading

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Goema Orchestra :: Agent of Connectivity

For this month’s pair of Cape Town Goema Orchestra performances, I presented an update on Mama Goema and drew attention to the broader activities of the “goema movement.” I touched on the theme of connectivity and the idea of forging … Continue reading

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Goema Roadshow :: Photos | Tweets | Press

A brave learner at South Peninsular High School demos the !xaru

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Goema Roadshow :: Orchestra Season Begins

Learners show off their moves as the Goema Roadshow reaches Fairmount Secondary A goema “roadshow” is visiting schools in and around Cape Town as the third season of the Cape Town Goema Orchestra draws near. The multimedia road-show presentation introduces … Continue reading

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Hilton Schilder :: Wikkelspies Padskou Jam

Hilton Schilder and Bien Petersen with guest Tony Cedras at iBuyambo Music & Art Exhibition Centre in Cape Town. This jam combines cajon, bows, trumpet and voice and sees Schilder workshopping an experiment in what he describes as “single-string technology” … Continue reading

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Mama Goema :: Spine Road High School

There’s nothing like getting to watch a film at school! 136 Grade 10s at Spine Road High in Mitchells Plain got to kick back and enjoy Mama Goema at their Tuesday morning assembley after the Freedom Day long weekend. There … Continue reading

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Mama Goema :: District Six Museum Bioscope

The District Six Museum is no stranger to the likes of Mac McKenzie and Hilton Schilder, whose early 2000s museum jams played a role in the genesis of The Goema Captains of Cape Town. What’s more, leafing through the museum’s … Continue reading

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