Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

NATIONAL Art Gallery of Zimbabwe (NAGZ) Manicaland director Elizabeth Muusha has appealed to government and Mutare City Council to avail land to artistes in the province to showcase their art works. ...

INTERNATIONALLY-traveLled and acclaimed Bulawayo arts group, Inkululeko Yabatsha School of Arts (Iyasa) director Nkululeko Innocent Dube has said the 20-year journey in the music industry has been a learning curve for the group and him as a leader. ...

SUNGURA ace Alick Macheso has been robbed of his top Harare-based fan George Tichaona Gwaze, who died in an accident while coming from one of the Extra-Basso’s shows in Glendale, Mashonaland Central province, on New Year’s Day. ...

ARTISTES in Bulawayo — a city renowned as the country’s traditional arts and culture hub — have expressed mixed feelings over performances in 2018 and expressed hope of much better prospects this year. ...

The year 2018 has proven to be one of transformation and growth for the film industry. ...

ZIMDANCEHALL sensation Winky D has cancelled a show that had been scheduled for today at the Odessey Hotel in Kadoma, citing security concerns following the violence that broke ...

Mutare-based gospel musician Blessing Shumba was the first on stage before leaving the microphone to sungura ace Nicholas Zakaria. ...

“I am looking forward to an eight-track album with my brothers. ...

Mukanya has so far performed in Bulawayo and Beitbridge and is expected to stage more shows in Masvingo, Mutare, Kadoma and Victoria Falls before wrapping up the campaign in Harare. ...

RENOWNED South African musician and Dalom Kids frontman Dan Tshanda, who pledged to donate R250 000 and a recording deal to some of the winners at the inaugural Skyz Metro FM Music Awards has not honoured his pledge one year on, NewsDay Life & Style can reveal. ...

The year 2018 witnessed the release of many publications in the book industry, but in the absence of stringent publishing structures, many of the self-published books, failed to live up to their billing. Without an institutional support base, there has been a rise of two classes of published content. ...

A UNITED KINGDOM registered non-profitable charity organisation founded by music promoter Doubt Chimonyo and journalist Tsitsi Ndabambi has revealed shocking details about the plight of child sex workers. ...

THE Zimbabwean Blazer Competition will be one of the main attractions at the third edition of the Harare Fashion Week (HFW) scheduled for Friday at Batanai Gardens in Harare under the theme, Illumination. ...

THE 2018 modelling calendar witnessed a lot of activity and today, NewsDay Life & Style glances backwards to capture some of the sights and sounds experienced in the industry. ...

NATURAL History Museum curator of archaeology and heritage manager (Western region), Charity Nyathi, was recently awarded the annual Donald George Broadley Award (2018) for her significant contribution to ...

JAMAICAN reggae outfit Morgan Heritage, which touched down at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport in Harare yesterday, will usher thousands of their local fans into the festive ...

FILMMAKER Van AJ Klaus believes his forthcoming project, an action fantasy television series, is going to be a game changer in the country’s broadcast and film industry. ...

BANGLADESH Tourism Corporation brand ambassador Priota Farelin Iftekar was crowned the inaugural Miss Culture Worldwide at the pageant’s finals held in Harare on December 16. ...

FORMER Deputy Prime Minister and academic Arthur Mutambara is set to launch the second of his three-volume thought leadership series, The Path to Power, in his home province of Manicaland tomorrow. ...

A 32-year-old police officer, Kumbulani Shumba, has witnessed the fulfilment of his childhood dream following the release of his debut five-track gospel album, Tinorarama Nekutenda. ...

SEVERAL creatives who would be joining hands with other citizens to commemorate Unity Day this Saturday yesterday said there was need to appreciate the true essence of unity and its significance. ...

CHIMURENGA music legend Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo will this year celebrate Christmas with his Gweru fans who had felt robbed when an earlier show scheduled for the city failed to take off due to logistical challenges. ...

Mbeu could have spent the rest of a good year basking in the reception of his first album and reposting co-signs from Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi, Mokoomba and Jah Prayzah. ...

FEATURE film State of Malambia premiere, which had been scheduled for Sam Levy Ster Kinekor last Friday, was postponed at the eleventh hour and will now be showcased to viewers on Christmas, via Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation television (ZBC-TV). ...

BULAWAYO gospel artistes are on Sunday scheduled to hold a concert in the city amid expectations that a glorious afternoon of praise, during which Gospel Maniacs and Reaching Out Charity Organisation will hold a live DVD recording. ...

LOCAL award-winning thriller Mind Games has been selected for screening at the second edition of the Switzerland International Film Festival (SIFF), which began yesterday and will end on December 21 in Switzerland. ...

UNITED STATES-BASED Zimbabwean author Novuyo Rosa Tshuma last week said working on her new novel titled House of Stone, which was officially launched on Saturday last week, has deepened her relationship with the country’s history. ...

Award-winning gospel musician Togarepi Chivaviro will hold three shows in different cities in his debut tour of the United States beginning on December 31. ...

Title: Light your candle Author: Taziva Mapango Publisher: Media Essentials (2018) ISBN: 978-0-7974-8591-4 IT is essential that an individual seeks to discover a way through which they may ...

ZIMBABWE Media Commission chief executive Tafataona Mahoso has rekindled his love for poetry with a collection that touches on a raft of issues, including love for humanity and the environment. ...