As part of our collaboration with Bush Radio 89.5FM, South Africa’s oldest community radio station, the next season of the Cornerstone Critical Dialogues will be taking on a new format.
Hosted by veteran news journalist Ryan Fortune and a rotating lineup of guests to be announced in the coming weeks, the Critical Dialogues are now live broadcasts from Bush Radio 89.5FM, which will also be recorded and made available on other platforms.
The show will bring together people of different backgrounds and points of view to discuss issues facing our world in the years ahead. Discussion topics will include the state of higher education, climate change activism, artificial intelligence, and lots more.
Dara is a jazzy indie rock and alternative indie jazz singer-songwriter and pianist from Cape Town, South Africa. Trained in classical piano and music theory since age 4, Dara started writing music at the age of 10 and has been performing on stage since the age of 6.
Vusumuzi Mpofu is a spoken word artist who creates authentic content that shares an individual’s experience of the black male youth narrative. The 24 Year old aspires to inspire and influence the receiver of his writings in an innovative way that contributes to the betterment of society through poetry.
In addition to poetry, Vusu Mpofu is a second year student, studying Community Development under the department of Sociology at Cornerstone Institute. He works as a community development practitioner for goldyouth.org at Bloekombos High School in Kraaifontein where he equips High School learners with the skills and knowledge to be agents of positive change. Furthermore is a member of Cape Cultural Collective’s 2021 Steering Committee.
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Bevin is a registered counsellor, certified hypnotherapist, and therapeutic dance facilitator. Her work with individuals, couples and groups focuses predominantly on holistic well-being, relationship-related issues, sexuality & gender, and trauma recovery.
She is passionate about healing and transformation at both the individual and collective levels. Her life’s purpose is to be a guide for others on their journey of embodying their inherent wholeness.
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