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PICS: Cape Town homeless man entertains motorists with acrobatics

Independent online (SA) 14 May 2021
Cape Town - One homeless man has a unique way of catching the attention of drivers in the city, and that is with his acrobatic skills ... Armand Hough/African News AgencyUsing his acrobatic talents, Maxhongo said he would like to stop his habits and change his life, but he needs help ... Armand Hough/African News Agency.

Remembering Elgin Baylor, The Player Who Saved The LA Lakers

Jacksonville Free Press 08 Apr 2021
Before Dr. J., Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant or LeBron James, there was Elgin Baylor ... In an era when African-American players were mainly drafted to be defensive specialists and rebounders, he creatively scored with acrobatic layups and fancy handles that made him one of the first marquee attractions who wasn’t a big man ... .

PICS: Self-taught Eastern Cape contortionist flexes her skills

Independent online (SA) 26 Mar 2021
Their acts often accompany acrobatics, circus acts, street performances and other live performing arts. Speaking to the African News Agency (ANA), the shy young girl said her interest was piqued after watching contortion videos on YouTube. “I started contorting last year in July ... “This is really something I would like to do ... African News Agency (ANA). .

Mathews: Women aviators -- ignored by still important

The Roanoke Times 24 Mar 2021
D.J. Mathews ... African American flyer Bessie Coleman did flight acrobatics during barnstorming air shows in the twenties ... S ... The women became close ... She almost made it, too ... Since that time there have been a number of women in space, including the first African American woman, the brilliant Mae Jemison, a Peace Corps doctor, and businesswoman-teacher ... Ms ... .

Artscape building celebrates 50th anniversary

Independent online (SA) 19 Mar 2021
Cape Town - Just days after the arts community was devastated by the closure of the Fugard Theatre, the building which houses the Artscape theatre would be celebrating its 50th anniversary ... The line-up of traditional African music, acrobatics, jazz, drama, dance and exhibitions will depict memorable moments in the move from Nico to Artscape.

Embark On An Around-The-World Trip At The Tennessee Aquarium This Spring

The Pulse 03 Mar 2021
The light at the end of winter’s dreary tunnel is fast approaching, but for many families, the opportunity to travel to distant lands is just a spring break pipe dream ... Scaly African Dwarf Crocodile, psychedelic Panther Chameleons and acrobatic Ring-tailed Lemurs July (Oceania) ... Plucky Gentoo and Macaroni Penguins ... .

Out & About

Kingsport Times-News 21 Feb 2021
Art ... Deadline for entry is March 21 ... The dates of the markets are Feb ... with a livestream production filled with stories of local African American leaders who have made a difference in Washington County and across the country ... The Zuzu African Acrobats will perform Feb ... This group performs traditional Kenyan acrobatic skills set to high-energy beats ... ....

ETSU hosting variety of events celebrating Black History Month in February

Kingsport Times-News 15 Feb 2021
This museum was established to preserve the history of African American people and educate others on the contributions they have made to mankind ... • The Zuzu African Acrobats will perform Tuesday, Feb ... This group performs traditional Kenyan acrobatic skills set to high-energy beats.

Chinese embassy in Pretoria to usher in Year of the Ox

Independent online (SA) 12 Feb 2021
Phando Jikelo/African News Agency (ANA) ... Ushering in 2020 – the Year of the Rat – the South African attendees were enthralled by traditional cultural performances of acrobatics, martial arts, fast mask-changing, and a puppet show performed by the Sichuan Art Troupe, which made a special trip from China for the occasion ... African News Agency (ANA) .

Looking for a way to celebrate Black History Month. Here are some virtual events around ...

The Tennessee Tribune 10 Feb 2021
Chattanooga. Feb 14 th. 4 PM EST- 5 PM EST. Black-Jewish Dialogue. To register for this event, please email at Feb 15 th. 9 AM EST ... Zuzu African Acrobats LIVE (Available via stream courtesy of UT- Knoxville) ... Committee, celebrates Black History Month with the Zuzu African Acrobats ... African Medical Practitioners in the Nineteenth- ... .

UIS Black History Month events

The State Journal-Register 01 Feb 2021
Zuzu Acrobats. The Zuzu African Acrobats are bringing traditional Kenyan acrobatic skills set to high energy beats to UIS for Black History Month ... Hosted in collaboration with the UIS Student Activities Committee, UIS African Student Association and UIS Diversity Center.

Pakistan's top order crumbles before South Africa in first Karachi Test

Dawn 26 Jan 2021
Azhar Ali and Fawad Alam were unbeaten on five each after South African pace bowler Kagiso Rabada rocked the top order with two wickets for just eight runs ... The tourists were 179-6 at tea after Nauman dismissed South African skipper Quinton de Kock (15) and Elgar (58) as South Africa fumbled from a steady 94-2 at lunch.

South Africa bowled out for 220 in first Test against Pakistan

Dawn 26 Jan 2021
Fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi had Markram caught in the slip, while van der Dussen was run out after attempting a quick single, with wicketkeeper Rizwan diving acrobatically to dislodge the wickets. The tourists were 179-6 at tea after Nauman dismissed South African skipper ...

Cameroon start CHAN home campaign with a win

Football Sierra Leone 17 Jan 2021
Salomon Banga Bindjeme scored a fine acrobatic goal in the 72nd minute as they register an opening win in Group A as African Nations Champions got underway on ... The African Nations Championship is the sixth edition a biennial football tournament organized by the Confederation of ...

Glory days gone, Gabon’s only circus hangs on

Taipei Times 20 Nov 2020
The leopard print-clad acrobat is a performer with Le Cirque de l’Equateur, which once represented Gabon at the world’s biggest circus festivals, but now cannot afford even basic safety equipment. The mats are falling apart, the safety ropes have snapped and the acrobatic nets are long gone ... Children run, jump, dance and do acrobatics on old tires.