Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO MAKE-UP artist and fashion designer Charmaine Muchanyuka (pictured) has revealed that her debut entry into acting, as she took a leading role in the film ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO LOCAL gospel star Sabastian Magacha (pictured) has expressed regret over some events that have taken place in his life, which have dented his musical career ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA SOUTH AFRICA-BASED Zimbabwean actor Lerroy Gopal has disclosed that he had two breakthroughs in his career and learning from his mistakes made him a better ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO ORGANISERS of the Zimbabwe Music Awards (Zima) yesterday said there would be more of public participation complemented by experts in the adjudication of the forthcoming ...

There is no doubt that 2020 has turned out to be a year unlike any other as the Corona Virus swept the globe altering the way that many ...

By Tarisai Mudahondo UP-AND-COMING gospel artiste Phyllis Nyasha Motsi Mapingure (pictured) has raised Zimbabwe’s flag high in South Africa where she is based. Do you have a coronavirus ...

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO A NEW 30-minute magazine show, Jumbo Africa — co-presented by renowned actress Tinopona Katsande, veteran broadcasters Tonderai “TK” Katsande and Munyaradzi “DJ Munya” Milimo — ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO MBIRA Centre and Mbira Festival founder Albert Chimedza (pictured) is set to host the virtual Pan African Mbira fest from September 15 to 30 as ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA FAST-RISING Afro-pop artiste Freebouy (pictured), real name Benjamini Mlambo has disclosed that doing music in the remote area of Chipinge meant he had to work ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI BULAWAYO’s house music songstress Nomalanga “Nomah T” Tshuma (pictured) made her comeback last month with her new track Ngenzeni, which she dedicated to women, NewsDay ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA UNITED KINGDOM-BASED Zimbabwean Afro-pop artiste Theresa “Shanky” Shangazhike yesterday urged fellow female musicians to strive for greater heights and pursue other dreams beyond music. Do ...

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO UNITED STATES-BASED versatile artiste Malcom “Meech La’flare” Chitsa has expressed his longing to connect with music lovers in Zimbabwe and have collaborations with local musicians. ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI BULAWAYO dancer and musician Sandra “Sandy” Ndebele-Sibindi (pictured) has said online music performances, which are now part of the “new normal” in light of the ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO UNITED KINGDOM-BASED Zimbabwean rising fashion designers-cum-founders of the FungaixRufaro fashion brand are set to showcase their designs for the first time at the prestigious Undiscovered ...

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO COMMUNITY Arts Projects (CAP), an organisation that uses art to promote children’s rights recently donated hampers worth $12 000 to 100 vulnerable people and health ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO SWEDEN-BASED Zimbabwean musician-cum-cultural activist Makandire Chezhira Chikutu, popularly known as ManLuckerz (pictured), said he was determined to continue playing his part in promoting the country’s ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA HOLLYWOOD-BASED Zimbabwean actress Sibongile Mlambo has paid an emotional tribute to the late Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman, describing him as a gracious and humble ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO SOUTH AFRICA-BASED music promoter and preacher Chenjerai Kangausaru has initiated income-generating projects to assist the elderly and youths in his rural home of Hurungwe East ...

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO RENOWNED author and educationist, David Mungoshi, has died. He was 71. Do you have a coronavirus story? You can email us on: news@alphamedia.co.zw ...

SIBONGILE Mlambo, a United States-based Zimbabwean actress, seems to have hit a purple patch. Born and bred in Zimbabwe, Mlambo first appeared in the local film, Kini and ...

AN array of artistes across genres will take turns to entertain people at the inaugural virtual Bira reNhetembo concert in commemoration of the United Nations International Day of ...

Sungura musician and Samaita Express frontman Taruvinga “Sugar Sugar” Manjokota (45) has disclosed how he was able to rise from his difficult childhood background to become a respected ...

AWARD-WINNING Afro-fusion crooner Alexio Kawara (pictured) has disclosed that the late music legend Andy Brown had an input in his popular song Shaina, adding that an encounter with ...

UNITED KINGDOM-BASED Bulawayo-born Afro-pop musician Tsungai Tsikirai will tomorrow host an online event dubbed Breaking Boundaries — The Concept aimed at promoting and empowering female musicians. Do you ...

AFRO-FUSION singer Lovemore “Lovezh” Nherudzo (pictured) says the release of his latest nine-track album titled Giant Wanyanya has enhanced his interaction with fans on different social media platforms ...

ORGANISERS of the Roil Bulawayo Arts Awards (RoilBAA) yesterday said they were set for the opening of the nomination process of the 2020 awards to be held during ...
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MATABELELAND NORTH province has recorded the highest number of requests with 681 applications for the $10 million COVID-19 Artists Relief Fund ahead of the country’s other nine provinces ...

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO SOUTH AFRICA-BASED rising versatile artiste Master Shekkor and Afro-jazz musician Innocent Kufakunesu’s recent instrumental collaboration, Mashambanzou, is set for release next week. Do you have ...

BY LIFE & STYLE REPORTER FORMER Prince Edward School senior jazz band member Takakunda Mukundu (pictured) is set to release his debut album — Chronicles of a Culture ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA ZIMBABWEAN actress Sibongile Mlambo, who has stood as one of the country’s biggest cultural exports, yesterday said featuring as the first black mermaid in the ...