Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

BY Moses Mugugunyeki THE reggae music fraternity is mourning the death of former radio presenter and entertainer Dennis Wilson, who passed away at his home in Harare yesterday. ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA RISING Zimdancehall musician Nutty O, born Carrington Simbarashe Chiwadzwa, says he is working on an album to be released this year. The yet to-be-named album ...

BY MOSES MUGUGUNYEKI RISING sungura musician Mark Ngwazi is poised to take over the sungura throne if the new heights scaled by his latest offering is anything to ...

BY MIRIAM MANGWAYA CHILLSPOT Records boss Arnold Kamudyariwa (33), popularly known as DJ Fantan and his co- accused Simbarashe “Dhama” Chanachimwe (27) and Tafadzwa “Levelz” Kadzimwe (31) were ...

BY MOSES MUGUGUNYEKI PROMINENT Gweru businessman-cum-musician and arts promoter Philemon Mubata has died. He was 53. Mubata, who had interests in mining and property under his Big Valley ...

by ARTS REPORTER THE usually serene town of Mutoko recently reverberated into life after a locally-based Afro-fusion musician Tinofa Edwin Muronzi launched his seventh album at a glittering ...

BY HARRIET CHIKANDIWA POLICE have suspended four senior Mbare police officers pending disciplinary hearing over an overnight gig held in the sprawling Harare high-density suburb on New Year’s ...

Tributes have been paid to the Hammer Horror film star and Doctor Who actress Barbara Shelley, who has died aged 88 after contracting Covid-19. She was best known ...

BY KENNEDY NYAVAYA SOCIAL media was for the better part of the weekend awash with news that Zimdancehall hype man and Chillspot Records boss Fantan was on the ...

BY MOSES MUGUGUNYEKI THREE Zimbabwean writers have been shortlisted for the Mulher Forte African Literature Awards, a regional honour for those who contribute to literature activities in Africa. ...

BY MOSES MUGUGUNYEKI Dondo, who was also the CEO of Impala Car Hire, died on Saturday morning in the capital.HARARE businessman and music promoter Thompson Kanganwirai Dondo (pictured) ...

More than 2,500 people have attended an illegal rave in France, as the country continues to grapple with coronavirus. The event, held in a warehouse at Lieuron near ...

Large crowds took to the streets at midnight on Friday in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, celebrating the arrival of 2021 after a year marred by a ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI Dance and the art of choreography are said to involve the specification of human movement and form in terms of shape, space, time, energy within ...

BY PLOT MHAKO The year 2020 will be remembered as a painful one after the world was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Caught unaware, the world had not ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI IN an effort to celebrate and honour artists from Matabeleland North province, Shangano Arts Trust will host a two-day virtual festival from today at the ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO As the curtain draws on 2020, Zimbabwean playwright-cum-Hollywood actress Danai Jekesai Gurira , famed for her role in American superhero film Black Panther, has described ...

Legendary designer and fashion icon Pierre Cardin has passed away at 98 on Tuesday, his family confirmed to AFP. He passed away in a hospital in Neuilly, outside ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA RISING Zimdancehall artiste and Lower Six student at Washington Hills High, Keith “Spucky B” Antonio (19), has emerged the ultimate winner of the US$10K grand ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI   THE southern region’s 2020 showbiz calendar has been characterised by highs and lows across genres. Although the year started well with a number of ...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican ballad singer and composer Armando Manzanero died at the age of 85, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Monday. Manzanero was hospitalized ...

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO NO doubt, each year comes with its ups and downs.As the curtain comes down on the year in a few days, a glimpse of the ...

THE much-awaited Christmas fiesta is here. Christmas day is a holiday observed on December 25 to commemorate the birth of Jesus, a central figure in Christianity and is ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO UNITED KINGDOM-BASED Zimbabwean gospel singer Lewis Ngara has said his ability to work with various artistes and producers enabled him to make inroads into the ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI BULAWAYO-BASED award-winning poet and novelist John Eppel said there was a growing interest in his and Zimbabwean writings from China as he basks in the ...

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO A DOMINICAN Coventry pupil Shamiso Ariel Chiza broke down in joy when she was crowned the Miss Zimbabwe Schools queen after she shrugged off competition ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO/SHARON SIBINDI YESTERDAY, Zimbabwe celebrated Unity Day in commemoration of the Unity Accord signed in 1987 by the late former President Robert Mugabe and late Vice-President ...

BY LIFE & STYLE REPORTER LOCAL legal practitioner-cum-sungura musician Panganayi Hare affectionately known as Mukoma Panga in the showbiz circles, yesterday said he was not a spent force, ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI UMKHATHI Theatre Works founder Matesu Dube said there was need for children’s content in an effort to introduce them to theatre at an early age. ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO THE year 2020 will go down as a memorable one for multi-award-winning dancehall star Winky D (pictured) after he scooped the prestigious African Entertainment Awards, ...