Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

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. ...

TELONE has launched the Digital Entertainment on Demand (DEOD) platform, which enables one to access highest quality television and movies over the internet as it also seeks to promote local content. ...

Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Ellen Gwaradzimba has challenged companies in the food industry to adapt to international standards in their operations. ...

THE Victoria Falls International Jazz Festival concert opened on Friday amid calls on artistes to bring the much-needed foreign currency in the country through hosting such events. ...

FIRST Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa will be the guest of honour at the Alpha Media Holdings’ (AMH) fundraising High Tea in honour of those affected by breast cancer set for October 26 as part of the Breast Cancer Awareness month at Vanilla Moon in Mount Pleasant, Harare. ...

THE quality of the bond between model Amanda Murorera-Nyoni and her parents has seen her following their footsteps into the world of modelling as she is living her dream. ...

CONTEMPORARY musician Jah Prayzah is set for another double launch for his forthcoming album Chitubu — the ninth in his discography, which is set to be launched on ...

CELEBRATED Isichatamiya gospel group Indosakusa the Morning Star says it is ready for its 10th album launch titled Indosakusa tomorrow in Hillbrow, South Africa. ...

ONE of Bulawayo’s pleasure spots, Club 09 has buckled under the heavy load of the current economic crisis, forcing proprietor Themba Masuku to shut its doors. ...

THE Children’s Performing Arts Workshop (Chipawo) theatre company — Horizon Theatre — is set to introduce the Robert Mshengu Kavanagh School of Art at the end of this ...

ALTHOUGH the cholera outbreak that hit parts of the country last month — claiming over 50 lives in its wake — has been on the wane, Delta Beverages have decided to play it safe by indefinitely postponing the National Braai Fest that had been scheduled for October 27 at Old Hararians Sports Club. ...

AFRICAN Fire Media yesterday allayed fears that the Loud Africa Music Talent Show, tentatively scheduled for next month, would not go ahead following speculation that some of their sponsors had pulled out. ...