ARTICLES RELATING TO RODRIGUEZ

'Sugar Man' Rodriguez gets honorary degree

2013-05-10 09:07

A Detroit university has awarded resurgent folk musician Sixto Rodriguez an honorary doctorate for his "musical genius and commitment to social justice".

Rodriguez on the hunt for SA royalties

2013-02-25 15:48

Rodriguez has said in an interview that people profiting off his music in SA in the 70s doesn't sit well with him, and he aims to resolve this because "omission is a sin".

'Humble' Rodriguez honoured at Oscars

2013-02-25 10:21

The producers of the musical documentary Searching for Sugar Man have paid tribute to once-forgotten folk singer Rodriguez while accepting their Oscar for Best Documentary in Hollywood.

Argo, Sugar Man win at Writers Guild

2013-02-18 10:54

CIA thrillers Argo and Zero Dark Thirty have won top screenplay honours from the Writers Guild of America, while Rodriguez portrait Searching for Sugar Man won for Best Documentary Screenplay.

Sugar Man closer to Oscar glory

2013-02-11 10:58

Musical documentary Searching for Sugar Man has secured its position as the favourite to win an Oscar after winning Best Documentary at the 2013 BAFTA Awards.

Searching for Sugar Man is Critics' Choice

2013-01-11 10:18

Just hours after receiving an Oscar nomination, SA-based musical documentary Searching for Sugar Man won Best Documentary Feature at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards.

Lincoln leads Oscars with 12 nominations

2013-01-10 16:30

The Civil War saga Lincoln is leading the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture, director for Steven Spielberg and acting honours for British-born Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.

Cape Town gets extra Rodriguez show

2012-10-31 13:50

Due to an overwhelming demand and three sold-out performances, Big Concerts have added an extra Cape Town show for Rodriguez's tour to South Africa in 2013.

Searching for Sugar Man

2012-09-01 14:53

An illuminating, insightful and profoundly moving documentary about what happened to singer-songwriter Rodriguez – with special interest for South African viewers. Searching for Sugarman is one of this year's best and most uplifting films.

 

Where are the missing Rodriguez millions?

2013-02-27 13:06

Rodriguez has risen from the dead. The film about his life has won an Oscar. Only one part of the puzzle remains unsolved, writes Koos Kombuis.

SA Rodriguez fans inspired Oscar win

2013-02-25 14:14

Film producer Anant Singh has said South African fans were the inspiration behind the making of the Oscar-winning film Searching for Sugar Man.

Searching for Sugar Man wins Oscar

2013-02-25 05:34

Searching for Sugar Man, the heartwarming story of musician Rodriguez's rediscovery by South African fans, has won the Academy Award for best documentary.

Rodriguez helped my husband to recover

2013-02-11 11:08

This Channel24 user shares "a little story of an ordinary legend that touched an ordinary man..."

Rodriguez ready for Cape Town

2013-02-08 12:25

Legendary singer-songwriter Sixto Rodriguez has arrived in Cape Town and has been spotted in Woodstock where he's rehearsing for his shows at the Grand Arena.

Big Concerts adds 4th CT Rodriguez show

2013-01-11 08:59

Due to an overwhelming demand and three sold-out performances, Big Concerts has added an extra Cape Town show for Rodriguez's tour in February.

Full list of 2013 Oscar nominations

2013-01-10 15:53

The full list of the Oscar nominations for the 85th annual Academy Awards, as announced by Emma Stone and Seth MacFarlane.

Rodriguez coming to South Africa

2012-10-25 10:08

Big Concerts has announced that legendary singer and songwriter Rodriguez is set to perform in South Africa in February 2013.

Search for Rodriguez becomes film

2012-01-23 12:05

A documentary that follows a group of South Africans' search for near-forgotten rocker Rodriguez is currently showing at the Sundance film festival in Utah.

 
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