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Collections Baileys African History Archive
Subcollections Drum Social Histories
Media Id 43_1160
Creation_date 2008-02-15T20:37:37
Credit Line Drum Social Histories / Baileys African History Archive / Africa Media Online
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Keywords Drum Magazine,South Africa,Africa,South African history,black and white image,Lo-Six,square,traditional dress,1956,August,1950s,Johannesburg City Hall,Johannesburg,Gauteng,Township Jazz,segregation,musicians,artists,performances,Union of South African Artists,tribal dancers,stage sets,
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Description DM2000021132:SAED:MUSIC:THEATRE:AUG1956 - Shantytown In City Hall! - 'Lo Six', meaning We Six, with that crack of a little whip Thoko Thomo, in spirituals and in jungle rhythms that rocked the City Hall with unbridled applause. It all started with the huge, compelling party poster splashed magnetically over Johannesburg. 'Township Jazz' at the Selbourne Hall. The poster also carried a controversy, sensitive as a winter blister. There would be shows for Euros only and shows for Non-Euros only. All this would take place at the Johannesburg City Hall. There the music, song and dace of the townships would be presented by the Union of South African Artists. This Union fights to get better and wider horizons for the Non-White artists. So if this Union claims to champion the cause of us blacks, why the hack should they go in for segregation and seperate audiences and black dates and white dates. No man, you don't see the point. The Union's got somewhere if they've
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