Review of the Grahamstown Arts Festival 1998 in two nation-wide South African
July 21th 1998
By Adrienne Sichel; picture: Montgomery Cooper
... Over at Settler's Inn, Miss Thandi, courtesy of the Netherlands embassy, further upsets the cultural stereotype applecart as she sashayed into her cabaret act in full Xhosa traditional dress and Mae West eyelashes. Miss T., alias Vuyo Matinyana, a Port Alfred homeboy now resident in Amsterdam, translates his sexuality and African identity into entertaining, gently subversive, cultural camp. ...