I'm Not Your Weekend Special Launched in Port Elizabeth with Bongani Madondo and Vukile Pokwana
I’m Not Your Weekend Special: Portraits on the lifestyle and politics of Brenda Fassie was launched in Port Elizabeth earlier this month by editor Bongani Madondo, who was joined by one of the contributors, Vukile Pokwana.
Riaan Marais from Herald LIVE has written about the launch, including Pokwana’s speech, in which he commented that Brenda Fassie was the most honst person he has ever met and that his contribution to the book was as honest as she was. Pokwana is the deputy chairman of the Eastern Cape Arts and Culture Council.
Personal anecdotes on the life of one of South Africa’s musical icons were shared with an audience in Port Elizabeth last night by a close friend of the late Brenda Fassie
Eastern Cape Arts and Culture Council deputy chairman Vukile Pokwana was speaking at the launch of a book on Fassie’s life, I’m Not Your Weekend Special. It was edited by long-time Fassie admirer and journalist Bongani Madondo.