Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

COMEDIENNE Felistas “Mai Titi” Murata , who publicly disclosed her HIV status early this year, has vowed to be the first to buy the Prophetic Healing and Deliverance ...

SOMETIME in 2015, a package containing a compact disc titled King of Glory by one Janet Manyowa was delivered to my desk. ...

UMAHLEKISA Comedy Club founder and director, Ntando Van Moyo, has hailed the recently held Comedy Roast hosted by Bulawayo rapper Cal_Vin, and described the initiative as a stepping ...

RISING sungura artiste Aleck Musuki, backed by his Chazunguza Eagle Power, is set to release a new nine-track album, Chibhakera Chegwara, tomorrow at East Point in Harare. ...

JAH Prayzah’s fans that had been rattled by his departure from the traditional sound that made him a darling of many and catapulted him to stardom will have something to celebrate as his new offering — Chitubu (Spring) — carries many such songs. ...

SEVERAL artistes that had descended on Masvingo for the Great Zimbabwe International Festival scheduled for last weekend were left stranded after it failed to kick off due to logistical challenges. ...

A UNITED Kingdom-based company, Corporate Minds, has launched Shero Awards to honour women making a significant difference in their communities, with the inaugural ceremony pencilled for next month at a local hotel. ...

LOCAL music fans will be in for a treat when celebrated award-winning South African hip-hop and house music artistes Cassper Nyovest and Prince Kaybee share the stage at the RSVP concert set for November 10 at Glamis Arena in Harare. ...

UNITED KINGDOM-BASED hip-hop musician Tinashe “Karizma” Sahanga has fused his genre with Afro-jazz in his latest eight-track album, Fakazi, released over the weekend in a bid to broaden the fan base. ...

THE Zimbabwe International Book Fair (ZIBF) 2018 edition, which ended on Saturday, recorded the lowest turnout since 1983. ...

SINGER and actress Sandra “Sandy” Ndebele has threatened a civil suit against a Bulawayo woman she accuses of defrauding her of US$8 330 and $80 000 bond notes in a recent deal that went sour. ...

UPCOMING South Africa-based contemporary conscious reggae artiste Walter Masaya, who is popularly known as Khayamann, has released five blazing tracks and three videos in a feat that is set to earn him respect among the internationally-acclaimed genre’s revivalists on the local music scene. ...

THE Zimbabwe International Book Fair (ZIBF) got off to a false start on Wednesday when it opened its gates to the public with the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Paul Mavima, failing to turn up due to other commitments. ...

Bulawayo’s rising comedian Sikhanyiso “Ckanyiso DatGuy” Mlambo (SM) was named the top comedian at the recent Shoko Festival. ...

BULAWAYO gospel music outfit One Way to Heaven is set to launch its third album, Udumo KuJehova, at Brethren in Christ Church (BICC) Central branch. ...

MOTIVATIONAL speaker and author, Simbarashe Nyamadzawo, on Wednesday night launched his third publication at a colourful event attended by people from different walks of life. ...

MELUSI Khumalo may not be a familiar name to many a music lover, but if you are a jazz junkie, he is your man, and his latest offering ...

A LOCAL entertainment outfit, Black-man Entertainment (BE), is set to host the inaugural Miss Summer 2018 at Niasha Gardens in Chinhoyi on October 27. ...

MATABELELAND Cultural Awards (MCA) is set to hold its brand launch ceremony on Saturday at the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC) in Bulawayo, which is aimed at ...

IF it is heartbreaking, it is record breaking. In Zimbabwean music, being ditched is falling into a pit and coming out with gold. The country’s chart history, from ...

ORGANISERS of the inaugural Great Zimbabwe international Arts Festival yesterday said everything was now in place ahead of the fiesta set for October 27 and 28 in the ...

ZIMBABWE International Book Fair (ZIBF) executive board chairperson Jasper Maenzanise yesterday said the foreign currency shortages afflicting the country have not spared the ailing book industry which relies ...

A NURSE-TURNED-ENTREPRENEUR, Florence Chaurura, recently launched Mtaka Media, which will be used as a launch pad for emerging musicians. ...

AWARD-WINNING actor Munya Chidzonga has been nominated for the Best Actor in Southern Africa award by Sotigui Academy for his role in the local movie Escape, becoming the first Zimbabwean to be nominated for the awards set for November 29 to December 1 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. ...

IYASA, in conjunction with Theatre Ansicht and Next Liberty from Austria, recently premiered their new production — Radio Freedom — which embraces music, theatre and dance. ...

My first encounter with Haiku poetry was fascinating. How could poetry be that short and yet be so long? ...

TOP gospel artiste Takesure Zamar Ncube has been nominated for the Best of Africa gong at the annual Crown Gospel Awards set for Durban in South Africa on November 25. ...

THE Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU) and the Universal Peace Federation Zimbabwe are set to host the Peace Starts with Me, Peace and Family festival on November 17 at the National Sports Stadium in Harare. ...

MISS World Zimbabwe licence holder, Marry Chiwenga, has a few nuggets of wisdom for the country’s new queen — Belinda Hajirah Potts. ...

AGAINST a collage backdrop showcasing some of Zimbabwe’s tourist destinations, Probeatz rocked the show. His showmanship and skill were peerless as he deftly used his solo voice as a percussive instrument. ...