Festival of South African Dance

The Festival of South African Dance, tells a tale of rural African men in search of greener pastures. They come by train to the city of gold, Johannesburg. This unique story is shared through song and dance performed by two companies, The Gumboots Dance Company under the direction of Thapelo Gordon Motluong and the Pantsula Dance Company under the direction of Sello Rueben Modiga.  

The Pantsula Dance Company will perform the program, REAL ACTIONS PANTSULA. This dance was created to speak on the socio-economic conditions of present day South Africa through pantsula, a culturally enriching South African Dance form. The company consists of men from the city of Orange Farm, South Africa.

Motluong and the Gumboots Dance Company perform a program that speaks on a variety of issues with a common theme of preserving and restoring the traditions of South Africa. The program features Gumboot dance, a dance form derived from the miners of South Africa under the racial oppression of apartheid. Motluong is also known as the author and director of the internationally acclaimed theater production, Spirit and Bones.

Sat, October 07
8:00 pm — 10:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 10/07/2017 8:00pm 10/07/2017 10:00pm America/New_York Festival of South African Dance

The Festival of South African Dance, tells a tale of rural African men in search of greener pastures. They come by train to the city of gold, Johannesburg. This unique story is shared through song and dance performed by two companies, The Gumboots Dance Company under the direction of Thapelo Gordon Motluong and the Pantsula Dance Company under the direction of Sello Rueben Modiga.

The ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901

State Theatre New Jersey

15 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Sign Up for E-Calendar

New Brunswick
FILED UNDER

Arts & Entertainment

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-Calendar

New Brunswick

The Jaffe Briefing - November 17, 2017

** The Jaffe Briefing is over the river and through the woods for Thanksgiving, returning Monday, November 27 ** 

OUR TAKE ON THE NEWS IN NEW JERSEY

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Tom MacArthur has the distinction of being the only member of New Jersey's congressional delegation to support $1.5 trillion in tax cuts for businesses and individuals.  MacArthur was also ...

Grad students pushing for university response on Congress tax bill

November 20, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers ​University ​graduate students are pushing the university president for assurance that he’d advocate for them against a potential tax-hike by Congress, which ​many argue ​could hit graduate students particularly hard.

The House of Representatives plan, which passed last week, would turn the tuition remission for graduate and teaching assistants into a ...

Rutgers president addresses controversial bias incidents, says they're protected by ​First ​Amendment

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers President Robert Barchi stood by his affirmation ​of​ the First Amendment, saying those ​protections ​extend to ​the recent rash of ​anti-Semitism on campus.

At the November 16 student government town hall, Barchi​ noted the protections to incidents such as the anti-Semitic posts allegedly shared on the Facebook of a food science professor, the ...

Rutgers unions unveil demands for new contracts as negotiations set to begin this winter

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A group of Rutgers’ largest unions have unveiled their demands for the 2018 contracts, set to expire this coming summer and cover 20,000 of the university's unionized employees.

The ​union ​demands call for affordable health care, pay equity, job security, the right to organize and a more welcoming campus. The largest percentage of the school’s employees are ...

South Brunswick: Phone Syncing Leads To Car Thieves Arrest (WITH VIDEO)

November 14, 2017

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Syncing your phone to a stolen car will likely lead police straight to your doorstep.

That’s the lesson learned by three Somerset County juveniles this week.

Police charged the three with theft, receiving stolen property and eluding a police officer after they led police on a brief chase Nov. 6.

According to police, the incident started at 5:30 p.m. when ...

OPINION

Middlesex County Democratic Chairman Kevin McCabe Endorses Senator Menendez for Re-election

November 18, 2017

METUCHEN, NJ – Middlesex County Democratic Chairman Kevin McCabe endorsed Senator Bob Menendez for re-election, citing the senator’s longtime commitment to fighting on behalf of New Jersey’s families in Washington.

            “Senator Menendez has dedicated his career to working for the interests of ...

Middlesex County Chamber Board Member Named to Murphy Transition Team

November 20, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Luis De La Hoz, a long-time member of the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce (MCRCC) board of directors, has been named to Gov.-elect Phil Murphy's Transition2018 team put into place ahead of the governor-elect's January 16, 2018 inauguration. 

De La Hoz will serve as co-chair of the Stronger and Fairer Economy committee, which focuses on ...

Column - Ramen Nagomi Part II: Tim, Sabastian, and Our Interview Continued

November 6, 2017

Note: This is a column by food writer Devin Healey. Manager Tim Wong and Chef Owner Sabastian Karyadi were so gracious with their time and in-depth with their responses that this story on New Brunswick’s favorite noodle shop will run in two parts. This is part two, but you can find part one here.

I recently took some time to get to know Ramen Nagomi’s General Manager Tim Wong and ...