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Gogo Mahlodi & Puleng Mongale to Host Societea at Native Rebels in Soweto 

This Women’s Day at Native Rebels in Soweto join Sangoma Gogo Mahlodi and artist, Puleng Mongale for good food, good music and an equally delectable conversation on art, ancestry and community at Societea. Native Rebels is located at 1345 Kadebe Street, Jabavu, Soweto. Standard tickets are R50 and tickets that include brunch are R200.

Hosted by writer and sangoma, Vuyiswa Xekatwane (aka Gogo Mahlodi) ” Societea offers a space for us to commune through shared knowledge, music and food. The talk starts at 10 AM and the DJs will stop playing at 8 PM. ” Says Gogo Mahlodi who is deeply intentional about healing, deeply devoted to the alchemic genius of blackness.

While the Native_rebels team is sure to serve us soul-filling food, our DJs promise to keep our feet and hearts happy with nothing but fayah tunes.

Gogo Mahlodi

Inspired by the societies and stokvels founded in townships across South Africa, Societea seeks to bring together creatives, artists and like-minded people as we think and explore together through the sharing of our experiences, processes and intentions.

Puleng Mongale uses her vivid collages as a way to connect with her Sotho heritage. Mongale’s artistic expression is mostly influenced by the stories of the women in her life. Mongale explores her identity through an internal dialogue that revolves around a re-imagined history, the establishment and maintenance of ancestral relationships, black womanhood, and re/claiming her heritage.

Brunch and conversation between Gogo Mahlodi and Puleng Mongale starts at 10 AM. To purchase your tickets email ugogomahlodi@gmail.com or you can also get them at the door on the day of the event.

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