Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

GOSPEL singer Liberty Mutasa and the Intimate Worshipers are set to drop their debut album, Moments of Intimacy Volume 1, on July 19 at Heartfelt International Ministries, in Ashdown Park. ...

IMBUBE groups in Matabeleland will on August 17 hold their fourth imbube expo, Rise Up Chothoza Mfana, running under the theme United We Stand, Divided We Fall — Simunye Chothoza, which is aimed at marketing the genre in the country at Bulawayo Theatre. ...

The subject pertaining to reading culture has always been handled with a thorough focus on the reader. ...

DANCEHALL sensation Ricky Fire has revised his wardrobe as part of a rebranding process that has seen him stage a comeback into the limelight under new management. ...

THE Prophet Emmanuel and Ruth Makandiwa Invitational Concert and Awards Night (PERMICAN), last held in 2016, have bounced back and will be held on November 29 this year. ...

HIGHLY-RATED gospel songbird Olinda Marowa and one of South Africa’s top artistes Deborah Fraser are currently working together on a new track, Mweya Mutsvene, which is set to be recorded this week. ...

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The artiste, who is popular with club busters like Ndiratidze Zvaunoita, Unorararika, Karikuvharia Paghetto, among others, will have a chance to prove his mettle as he is likely to face a highly expectant crowd after some time off the mic. ...

Songbird and guitarist Tariro neGitare will tomorrow perform at Unplugged set to be held at REPS Upstairs Theatre. Warren Park 1 Bar Sungura maestro Alick Macheso and Ochestra ...

AWARD-WINNING South African pop star-turned-pastor and gospel singer, Martin Phike, will add sparkle when he joins a stellar line-up of performers at this year’s fourth edition of the two-day One Voice Inter-Denominational Concert set for October 25 to 26 at Harare Gardens. ...

TEENAGE beauty model Aaliyah Westerhof is set to represent Zimbabwe at the Miss Teen Continent in the United States after she was crowned second princess during the Miss Zim Schools contest two months ago. ...

GLOBETROTTING and award-winning Afro-fusion band Mokoomba is scheduled to perform for the first time at The Spirit of Tengri Festival that kicks off today in the city of Almaty in Kazakhstan. ...

MUSICIAN Nyasha David Dengwani — popularly known as Nyasha David — is set to launch his Extended Playlist (EP) titled Advocate of Love at Theatre Alliance Francaise tomorrow, in an event expected to be graced by the Youth, Arts, Sports and Recreation ministry alongside National Arts Council of Zimbabwe officials. ...

AFTER doing well in featured tracks with Sandra Ndebele, afro-pop and house musician Leroy “Leeknotic” Mhike has gone back to focus on his own projects with the release of a single accompanied with well-choreographed visuals dubbed My Babe. ...

AFRO-FUSION musician David Hondoyedzomba, affectionately known as HD in music circles, is set to tour South Africa, Tanzania and United Kingdom soon after the winter season to market his music. ...

Norleen “Zoey” Sifelani is one of the country’s top pole dancers, who claims to have brought the art to Zimbabwe, and has for a long time been engaged in a tussle with competitor Beverly Sibanda over the dancing honours. ...

Tamba Events Company will host another Braai Out Fest on August 24 at Kingfisher Park in Emerald Hill, Harare, after the highly successful event held two months ago. ...

BLACK Avant-Garde Comics is inviting actors from 13 years old and above for voice auditions at Life Long College in Harare, pencilled for Saturday, for its forthcoming animation series, Patriotic Force. ...

MARIA Duchess Arts Trust director Kelvin Chikumbirike is seeking US$2 000 from well-wishers for an air ticket to the ZimFest Arts Festival in the United States, where he is scheduled to teach playing mbira and marimba from August 5 to 8. ...

ALMASI Collaborative Arts will this Friday stage a reading of Last of the Suns by Alice Tuan at Reps Theatre, the third instalment in a series of projects involving Tuan’s work, NewsDay Life & Style has heard. ...

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WORSHIP musician-cum-journalist Nyasha Chingono — popularly known as Wenyasha in gospel music circles — is set to release his DVD album titled Taste of Glory on July 27, NewsDay Life & Style has learnt. ...

THE University of Zimbabwe’s English Department is calling for chapters for a new book under the proposed title of Reading Musaemura Zimunya: Critical Reflections, to be edited by Tanaka Chidora and Sheunesu Mandizvidza who are lecturers in the department. ...

LOCAL dancehall star Winky D (pictured), who clinched the Outstanding Arts Personality Award during the Roil Bulawayo Arts Awards ceremony on Saturday evening, has saluted his fans in the city of Kings for their support over the years. ...

AFRO-FUSION songbird and mbira player Hope Masike yesterday said her latest album — Exorcism of a Spinster — took long because she wanted to invest enough in the project to ensure its good quality. ...

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