imaginemag - arts & culture emagazine

ImagineMag! has been created and is run by people with a passion for arts and our culture in all forms. Passion on its own however is never enough to sustain any project. What one needs are knowledgeable, hardworking and imaginative people to further develop this wonderful concept. We have the start of that in the shape of Amy Gould, Director of Dance Crew, Principal of the AGBS and owner of the Theatre On-Main, Dr Dawn Gould, owner of FACTS FOUND, a historical research bureau and… all of you who will contribute in many interesting ways. Get talking people, and let us hear from you.

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“Our intention is to give the art
    and cultural fraternity a voice”.

dec-jan 2012 : edition 19

In this edition read about Music in the form of Opera (Sempre Opera with Stéfan Louw, founder and artistic manager), Guitarist extraordinaire Avril Kinsey and Music at the Cape in the early days. Big Fish School of Digital Filmmaking is now offering fully sponsored National Certificates in Filmmaking.

I Say – the hard work and dedication of the arts world should translate into income generation.

ImagineMag talks about the power of the internet and their future exciting plans for 2013.

Know your Community presents the academic aspect and on the other side of the grass root 100% Human makes for practical reading on how to uplift people in their areas. What about Children with Disabilities that are in all communities.


Dance and a fascinating interview by Germaine Shames with ballerina Ursula Verduzco who is supporting and presenting the work of talented Latin choreographers in NYC.

Cultural tastes we share in Food and the wonderful variety we enjoy as a result of our cultural diversity.

And on the Art Front `To point a camera towards land in Southern Africa is to draw the history of the continent to your eye’. View what Brent Meistre and Carla Erasmus have to say photographically at the Photographers Gallery and Anton and Hanlie Bosch are currently getting fired up, quite literally, for their second ceramic exhibition at The Cape Gallery.

On the Drama side from 30 Jan to 9 Feb 2013 ImproGuise will be hosting Cape Town’s first ever Improv Festival

Interesting historical dates from the past takes us back in time and to the then South Africa that attracted many writers and artists.

Wishing all our readers 2013 filled with many opportunities and the finances to complete them successfully.


Edition 20 FEB/MAR 2013 (14 Jan)
Edition 21 APR/MAY 2013 (14 Mar)
Edition 22 JUN/JUL 2013 (14 May)
Edition 23 AUG/SEP 2013 (15 Jul)

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Amy Gould


Amy Gould is a Fellow of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing. She is the principal and owner of her full time ballet school, director and choreographer of her dance company Dance Crew, owner/manager of Tokai On-Main a 100-seater intimate theatre and editor in chief of ImagineMag!

For more information on how you can contribute articles or advertise, please contact us.

edition. 19 contributors

Dawn Gould (D Litt et Phil), owns and runs FACTS FOUND an historical research bureau situated in Cape Town, South Africa. 
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Guest contributors are:
Erica du Toit - Marketing, Promotion & Awareness Western Cape Association for the Physically Disabled
Beatrice Watermeyer - Know Your Community, Know Your Social Investment
Germaine Shames - Author, journalist and screen writer

edition. 20 feb / mar deadline

Issue 20 deadline for articles or advertising: 14 January 2013