For one thing, there’s her mother to be concerned about. She is in the USA, 8, miles away from the film’s. And then there’s the pain of Jill’s recent divorce from her husband of seven years and partner of 12, Lyzel. Most pressingly, there’s the completion of her album, The Real Thing, to think about. The speed with which Jill was cast in The No. All of which means it required a supreme effort to focus her mind on her role as Precious Ramotswe as the.

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The award-winning singer talks about the events of her seven-year, singing career, including a new film in the works. I’m glad to see you all here tonight. It’s nice to get…. Words and Sounds Vol. Jill Scott joins us now from our New York bureau.

Why Jill Scott really digs fossils. February 16, The recent fossil discovery in South Africa of a whole new human species made global Save the date.

The tradition is believed to date back to the late s when African-American musicians who docked in Cape Town entertained sailors with song-and-dance sets and the carnival marks the one day off given to slaves during the days of the Cape Colony. Although still in relative infancy on the city’s events calendar, the Cape Town Carnival gets more and more popular each year.

The Stadium Forecourt hosts band performances and stalls in the afternoon before the main Carnival parade kicks off at , culminating in a festive after party. Around 34, music lovers flock to Cape Town to enjoy over 40 international and local artists performing over two days on five stages.. Concerts last all day and into the night, with queues forming for the bigger-name bands. Free concerts and other events are announced nearer the time.

Past performers have included a former lead clown from circus troupe Cirque du Soleil, a jesting juggler and a highly acclaimed comedy pianist. The festival takes place on the beautiful grounds of Zandvlei in Muizenberg where the skies will be filled with kites from around the world, creating a visual extravaganza not to be missed. Bring a kite, buy one, or just watch and admire. The festival is hosted by Cape Mental Health with proceeds going to supporting persons living with disabilities in communities in need.

Under South Africa’s apartheid segregation system, 16 December was known as ‘Day of the Vow’, harking back to the vow the Voortrekkers made to God before a now infamous bloody battle with the Zulus. When the apartheid system was finally abolished in , 16 December remained as a public holiday throughout South Africa but was renamed as the Day of Reconciliation.

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Jill Scott was born in , in Melbourne, Australia. Scott then travelled to the UK and Africa. Since , Scott has exhibited many video artworks, conceptual performances and interactive environments in USA, Japan, Australia and Europe. In she brought an exhibition of time-based work — video, audio, performance and installation — by California artists to Australia. The exhibition travelled to Brisbane, Adelaide and Melbourne in

Date: 02 January – 02 January Club, South African musician Zonke and US singer-songwriter Jill Scott. Date: 29 March – 30 March

I nside a remote dolomite cave in the South African plains, K. Lindsay Eaves Hunter begins a dangerous and difficult descent into utter darkness. Earlier that morning, Hunter arose at inside a military tent baked by the beating sun. The coolness of the cave now offers welcome relief, and she treads on bare feet in the chamber to avoid harming fossils and crushing the past into dust. The UI-trained paleoanthropologist spends the next eight hours crouching over a square-meter excavation site, first documenting the area with a handheld, 3D white light strobe scanner and a forensic camera.

Then, using toothpicks, small paintbrushes, and plastic spoons, she meticulously brushes away dirt from bones to unveil a scientific breakthrough that captured the world’s attention earlier this fall. Hunter, 04MA, was one of six “underground astronauts” chosen two years ago for a high-profile expedition to help unravel the mysteries of humanity deep within the Rising Star Cave, 25 miles northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa.

But just this past September, the Rising Star team made international headlines when it revealed details of monumental new fossil discoveries made inside the cave. In a live-streamed press conference at Maropeng, the Cradle of Humankind’s official visitor center, expedition leader Lee Berger formally introduced the world to Homo naledi.

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Singer Jill Scott flew back home to the US yesterday afternoon, after her headline performance at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival – but not before turning on the charm offensive. Dressed in jeans, a black blouse and a neck piece, her braids tied in a ponytail, she laughed throughout yesterday’s news briefing. She spoke about her weight, her son, Jett, and even about learning an Nguni language. It seems like it’s everywhere. Xhosa is so hard [particularly] the clicks.

My new friend is handsome, African-American, intelligent and seemingly wealthy. He is an athlete, loves his momma, and is happily married to.

Grammy nominee Jill Scott has been hospitalized in Philadelphia with a lung infection, an illness that has forced her to miss the first few dates as the opening act on Sting’s tour. She was scheduled to perform at the kickoff of Sting’s tour on Saturday in Washington. Scott, 28, is expected to join the tour soon, Taylor said, but it’s unknown when she’ll be released from the hospital.

Doctors expect her to make a full recovery. Just before the rock superstar’s concert with Billy Joel in Montreal, John surprised Stewart and a friend by offering them free, front-row tickets to the show. Stewart, who is the first openly gay mayor elected in New York state, met John, who also is gay, at the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center in during a ceremony honoring the musician.

The mayor mentioned he’d be attending Thursday’s performance during a radio interview before the show. Former South African President Nelson Mandela, whose autobiography Long Walk to Freedom remains a bestseller, will write a follow-up on his time in office, his spokeswoman, Zelda la Grange, said Monday in Johannesburg. Mandela, 82, has kept a hectic schedule since retiring as the country’s first black president in He now plans to scale back on his public life and write most of the book abroad.

The book will focus on the events leading to South Africa’s all-race elections in and Mandela’s five years in office. Mandela has been doing preparatory work for the book and has now reached the stage where he will spend most of his time on the actual writing,” la Grange said. When not writing, Mandela will continue his work as a mediator in Burundi’s civil war, in which about , people have been killed. Long Walk to Freedom chronicles Mandela’s life up to his release in after 27 years as apartheid’s most famous prisoner.

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The tickets purchased for the original date, 3/18/20, will be honored at new date, once 1 is a compilation album by American R&B singer and songwriter Jill Scott, Heerengracht, Foreshore, Western Cape, , South Africa, Cape Town.

Scott has done it for you. The sultry award-winning singer, whose veteran career also includes modeling and acting, is now adding greeting card writer to her resume. The Jill Scott Collection, announced last week, is a project the year-old songwriter dedicated time to in order to ensure the cards — most of which are written by Scott herself — contain design, editorial and sound elements that capture exactly what the consumer is looking for in a card from Scott.

Next year, the Jill Scott Collection will expand beyond cards to include notebooks, mugs, trinket trays and pouches. Maya Jones is an associate editor at The Undefeated. She is a native New Orleanian who enjoys long walks down Frenchmen Street and romantic dates to Saints games. Up Next. Get Lifted Jill Scott: singer, poet, model, actress and now Hallmark greeting card author The multitalented Scott is now speaking through her new card collection.

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Homo naledi is a previously-unknown species of extinct hominin discovered within the Dinaledi Chamber of the Rising Star cave system, Cradle of Humankind, South Africa. This species is characterized by body mass and stature similar to small-bodied human populations but a small endocranial volume similar to australopiths. Cranial morphology of H. While primitive, the dentition is generally small and simple in occlusal morphology.

It also exhibits a humanlike foot and lower limb.

The annual event is the highlight of South Africa’s jazz calendar, featuring both local and international jazz legends, as well as being a.

Jill Scott born April 4, [2] is an American singer-songwriter, model, poet and actress. Her debut, Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. After a four-year hiatus from music, Scott released her fourth album, The Light of the Sun , in In , she released her fifth album, Woman. Scott was born on April 4, in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania. She recalls a happy childhood and was “very much a loved child”. While working two jobs, she studied secondary education.

She planned to become a high school English teacher. However, after three years of study and then serving as a teacher’s aide , Scott became disillusioned with a teaching career, and she dropped out of college. Scott began her performing career as a spoken word artist, appearing at live poetry readings to perform her work.

She was eventually discovered by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson of the Roots.

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