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
257 Episodes
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International pianist Danilo Mascetti joins the Odeion School of Music on stage

The Odeion School of Music Concert Series kicks off in Bloemfontein with a dive into the past, with The Diabelli Project: this programme recreates the editor Antonio Diabelli’s own biggest project, the publishing of several variations on his own Waltz that led Beethoven to compose his magnificent set of Variations…
26 Feb 3 min

Singing her way to New York, Khayakazi makes central South Africa proud!

Currently completing her singing studies at the North West University under the supervision of Professor Conroy Cupido at the School of Music, Khayakazi shares her experience of singing on stage at Carnegie Hall in the United States with Yolanda Maartens in the Art Beat. Khayakazi Madlala is a final-year BA…
20 Feb 2 min

Connecting Streams Theatre Festival returns to Bloemfontein

In the OFM Art Beat, Mid-Morning Magic’s Yolanda Maartens is joined by festival director Mbuyiselo Nqodi to talk about the Connecting Streams Theatre Festival taking place at the Civic Theatre in Bloemfontein from 29 Feb till 2 March 2024. Mbuyiselo says the festival creates a platform for shows that all…
6 Feb 3 min

Wees deel van die FSSO se 50ste bestaansjaar

Join the FSSO in celebrating this special milestone as they embark on a musical journey to mark their Jubilee year. Luzanne Eigelaar and Sharon De Kock from the FSSO join Yolanda Maartens to talk about the vision and mission of the orchestra and also to share some of their plans…
6 Feb 3 min

See the oldest and most recent additions to Oliewenhuis Art Museum's permanent collection

𝘊𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘭𝘺 𝘊𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘳𝘢𝘴𝘵𝘦𝘥: 𝘕𝘦𝘸 𝘷𝘪𝘦𝘸𝘴 𝘰𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘗𝘦𝘳𝘮𝘢𝘯𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘊𝘰𝘭𝘭𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 is a curated exhibition from the Permanent Collection housed at Oliewenhuis Art Museum, an art museum committed to building a representative collection of South African visual art. Artworks with contrasting aspects such as the oldest and the ‘youngest’ artwork in the collection,…
5 Feb 3 min

An evening in Casablanca and you are invited

The Secret Artist's Club is hosting their first event in Bloemfontein on the 17th of Feb and promises to be an evening of musical exploration, fantastic food and a celebration of the arts. Founder Diandra Steenekamp explains where this initiative originated and why dressing up for a night out is…
5 Feb 6 min

Moving Forward: Restoration, Unity, Peace still on at Oliewenhuis Art Museum

Oliewenhuis Art Museum is commemorating Reconciliation Day with an exhibition of artworks selected from the Oliewenhuis Art Museum Permanent Collection and the Collection of the Art Bank of South Africa. Natley Barnardo joins Yolanda Maartens in the OFM Art Beat to highlight some of the aspects of this exhibition. All…
29 Jan 3 min

Die Storiekas - 'n luister avontuur vir die hele gesin

Anton en Nelien Smith is 'n pa en dogter duo van Bloemfontein wat hul liefde vir stories vertel en skryf met die hele wereld wil deel en met vandag se aanlyn potgooi platforms is dit 'n werklikheid. In die OFM Kunsteklop gesels hulle met Yolanda Maartens oor waar die stories…
25 Jan 10 min

Poppe wat stories vertel steeds teatermaker van die Vrystaat se passie

Schoeme Steenkamp van PuppeTrix skep teater vir kinders tussen 0 en 8 jaar met ‘n wye verskeidenheid produksies en werkswinkels wat sy bied. Sentraal Suid Afrika kan egter uiters trots wees op Schoeme wat onlangs as mede-kurator en koordineerder van die KKNK se kinderprogram aangewys is. Ons wens haar alle…
22 Jan 4 min

Recorder symposium brings international expertise to Bloemfontein

Recorder teachers and players of all levels are invited to attend this special educational symposium presented by renowned Austrian recorder ensemble “Element of Prime” at the Odeion School of Music. Danre Strydom from the Odeion School of Music joins Yolanda Maartens in the OFM Art Beat as she highlights that…
16 Jan 3 min

Op toer deur die Namakwa met kuns en fotografie

Die B-Gallery in Klerksdorp het tans ‘n uitstalling aan wat geinspireer is deur ‘n groep entoesiastiese toergangers se werke wat uit professionele tot sosiale kunsliefhebbers bestaan. Lizette Havenga van die B-Gallery vertel hoe besonders die kuns toer na die Namakwa streek was in 2023 en wat besoekes nou kan verwag…
15 Jan 4 min

'Violins for Peace' a safe haven for learning

Violins for Peace aims to ensure their music programme aimed at young adults in the community of Bloemfontein not only provides them with valuable life-skills but also provides a platform of growth and fellowship. Project Curator, Sharon de Kock joins Yolanda Maartens in the OFM Art Beat to talk about…
10 Jan 5 min

International Clarinet Extravaganza hosted in Bloemfontein

Danre Strydom from the Odeion School of Music in Bloemfontein joins Yolanda Maartens in the OFM Art Beat to talk about this exciting festival. The objective of the festival is to expose South African clarinetists of all ages and levels as well as educators to current international clarinet trends, excellent…
8 Jan 3 min

Wat is ‘n musiekbiblioteekaresse?

Retha Badenhorst, musiekbibliotekaresse aan die NWU Musiekskool in Potchefstroom, tree einde Desember af ná baie jare se voortreflike diens. Sy sluit aan by Yolanda Maartens in die OFM Kunsteklop. Retha vertel oor die rol van ‘n musiekbiblioteekaresse, hoe biblioteke steeds relevant bly vandag en wat sy geleer het by die…
20 Dec 2023 7 min

Leerder van Bloemfontein se sketse maak sy Kersdroom 'n werklikheid

Schalk van der Merwe is 'n leerder van Grey College in Bloemfontein. Hierdie Desember wil hy graag visvang, dit is sy eerste liefde. Maar die jaar moes hy self die fondse bymekaar maak om tydens die lang skoolvakansie sy visvang drome te kan verwesenlik. Sy teken talent het hy by…
18 Dec 2023 2 min

Artist from Klerksdorp wins grand prize in national art competition

The ARTi Gallery in Klerksdorp recently hosted its first annual national art competition with the vision of making dreams come true in Africa. Michelle Thöle-van Zyl, ARTi Gallery Programme Director, joins Yolanda Maartens in the OFM Art Beat. The finalists in each of the categories were announced early in December…
13 Dec 2023 5 min

Victor Geduldt se kuns bring werkskepping en hoop na Brandfort

Gebore in Bloemfontein het die Vrystater homself bemagtig deur kuns en het hy homself geleer hoe om te verf en te teken. Vandag help hy verskeie nie-winsgewende organisasies in Brandfort om deur kuns hul dorp te vervraai maar terselfde tyd ook werkloses die geleentheid te gee om 'n positiewe bydra…
11 Dec 2023 4 min

Visual artists invited to participate in Africa-wide research

Andani.Africa has embarked on a national study of the Visual Arts in South Africa for the first time since 2010. All visual artists are invited to participate. Karen Brusch from the Free State Art Collective is driving the research in the Free State and Northern Cape. Andani.Africa’s purpose is to…
6 Dec 2023 5 min
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