To mark the 150th anniversary of the arrival of Indians in South Africa, it is appropriate to remember that the country's history was shaped not only by Indian immigrants but also by the great Mohandas Gandhi, the Mahatma.
• Trade show to boost India-SA ties
The Louis Maqhubela retrospective A Vigil of Departure, currently touring South Africa, reminds local art lovers of the role he played in the history of the country's art scene, and affirms his place as one of our greatest talents.
• Art for all at Joburg art fair
Taking place through the month of September, the Arts Alive Festival is Johannesburg's flagship arts event, and this year it is bigger than before, with hundreds of events spread across 30 venues in the city.
• Avalon Theatre rises from the ashes
Seventy-one years of independent South African cinema will be celebrated this year when the Moosa family's Avalon Group, once almost destroyed by apartheid, opens a new luxury Cine Centre in the upmarket Killarney Mall in Johannesburg.
• SA film shines at Zanzibar festival