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Our mission is to bring together and unite all women from the Mother City's cultural kaleidoscope: To hear their voices, to know, experience, share, work and learn together. To highlight and promote their past, present and future achievements, not victimhood. Woman Zone is a place to be heard. HOT OFF THE PRESS: WOMAN ZONE & ARTSCAPE'S 15TH WOMENS HUMANITY ARTS FESTIVAL As a result of the COVID19 Lockdown, we've gone digital - at least until it's safe to go back into the community and to our Women's Library at Artscape. But good news is that YOU can still be part of the WOMAN ZONE family. Firstly - by taking part with us in the 15th ARTSCAPE WOMEN'S HUMANITY ARTS FESTIVAL! See the details of all our activities below - any questions, contact us on email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org The theme of this year’s Festival is The Year of Charlotte Maxeke. 2021 commemorates the 150th anniversary of Maxeke’s birth, recognising her as an inspiration and trailblazer. A political activist and struggle icon she was the first black South African woman in achieve a university degree. She made an indelible impact in the areas of education, faith and politics and was instrumental in the foundation of the National Council of African Women. Celebrating all that women are achieving today the following events come under the Woman Zone banner: WALK WITH US: Anytime between 1 - 31st August : A focal part of the annual Festival is the Artscape Woman’s Humanity Walk. In its 8th year, the popular Walk will once again go virtual, but this time the women of Cape Town are being invited to walk in their own ‘hood, the country, the continent, the world - wherever they choose. For 3kms or 30minutes, Walk ‘n Talk with a new friend, record it, either as a video clip or selfie, *post it on Facebook or Instagram with names and #WomensHumanityWalk2021 and #Artscape50 hashtags and don’t forget to Tag @womanzonect @artscapetheatrecentre and if possible, tell us in ONE word what was learned from each other along the way. *posts will appear on Artscape’s website during women’s month. SEW WITH US : August 7, 2 to 4pm): Launch of the EVERYWOMAN Care Bag project and viewing of the EVERYWOMAN Artwork at Artscape (under strict COVID guidelines). Volunteers will collect shweshwe fabric and accessories to make 50 bags to be filled with toiletries and treats and donated to OnsPlek, residential home for girl street children. TUNE IN : August 9, 12 to 1pm: Woman Zone Woman’s Day programme on FMR 101.3 featuring Zubeida Jaffer, author and publisher of Beauty of the Heart: The life and times of Charlotte Mannya Maxeke as well as Marlene le Roux, CEO of Artscape and other guests. LISTEN UP: August podcasting: The Woman Zone podcasts on www.womanzonect.com have also proved popular. This month we deliver two new series. ‘Artscape Conversations’ with some of the women behind the disciplines of ballet, opera, contemporary dance, orchestra and circus and introduce ‘Meet the Author’ focusing on some of best South African women authors. Follow our Facebook page for more information: womanzonect. Keep up to date with our progress on: Facebook: womanzonect Instagram : wzbookclub or womanzonect For further information: Nancy email@example.com or Beryl firstname.lastname@example.org FOR DETAILS OF ALL ARTSCAPE EVENTS AND PRODUCTIONS: www.artscape.co.za follow them on facebook or call Artscape Dial-a-Seat on 021 421 7695 for booking enquiries.
And dont forget to watch the Virtual Women's Humanity Walk 2020 here:
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