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South African artists must consolidate the gains made through the liberation struggle by means of a Bill of Rights, according to African National Congress constitutional lawyer Albie Sachs. At the recent Grahamstown National Arts Festival, Sachs

the new clerks em = By Phil McManus having sworn their silent allegiance to maintain that which exists, there is a future of freeway parking lots at peak hour, a caffeine-fix at the office, cafeteria lunch, a drive to the suburbs and four

Mindless entertainment for the boys in the reformatory school choir in Freedom is Paradise, another offering from the Soviet film festival.

By Tracy Sorenson Poetry of a social activist In Times of Pestilence By Kevin Baker Five Islands Press. 64 pp. $9.95 Reviewed by Tracy Sorensen War, famine, ecological destruction: the global village is facing the abyss. Illawarra poet

By Ulrike Erhadt Defending Your Life Written and directed by Albert Brooks Starring Albert Brooks, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn, Lee Grant and Buck Henry Reviewed by Ulrike Erhadt Don't bother Defending Your Life because Judgment City , somewhere

By Susan Mackie SYDNEY — Tahir Hussan comes from the Darfour area of western Sudan. A rich cattle growing area on the banks of the Nile it is the home to the delicious cuisine served at his new cafe, Taste of the Nile, just off Oxford Street at

Think of Those Who Have Died em = By Ernesto Cardenal Translated by Allen Jennings When you receive the nomination, the prize, the promotion, think of those who have died. When you are in the reception, the delegation, or the commission, think

By Melanie Sjoberg As The Mirror Burns A film by Christina Pozzan and Di Bretherton Exclusive season Aug 23 to Sept 1 at the State Film Theatre, Melbourne Sept 6-21, AFI Cinema, Paddington Reviewed by Melanie Sjoberg "I was deeply shocked

By Frank Noakes PERTH — What have unionism, opera, internationalism and local government in common? Answer: Australian Railways Union (WA) assistant state secretary Tony Costa. Tony is a colourful character, always ready with a witty quip or

By Vannessa Hearman MELBOURNE — The Australia-Cuba Friendship Society here presented a series of documentaries, "Images of Cuba", on July 27 at Carringbush Library in Richmond. The Australian premiere of these Cuban documentaries was part of the

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