Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO THE NATIONAL Archives of Zimbabwe (NAZ) says it has embarked on a project to establish community archives to preserve memory spaces within communities across the ...

ZIMBABWE’s internationally renowned novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga has been awarded the PEN Pinter prize, praised for her “ability to capture and communicate vital truths even amidst times of upheaval”. ...

BY LIFE & STYLE REPORTER BORN in Chief Njelele’s area, Gokwe South province, rising gospel musician Oriah Chikoti has said he is living his dream after successfully launching ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO AFRO-JAZZ musician Selmor Mtukudzi at the weekend rattled the ruling Zanu PF party when she expressed her displeasure with government’s apparent lack of care for ...

BY KIMBERLY KARIATI VISUAL artist Mercy Nhauranwa (34) says she has resumed her Strokes of Hope project meant to equip children who have learning difficulties with arts skills ...

BY SINDISO DUBET THE just-ended Bulawayo Arts Festival has unearthed new and raw talent from different arts disciplines proving Bulawayo to be a cultural hub. The second edition ...

BY KIMBERLY KARIATI Film producer and actor Joseph “Jaysome” Marikano (27) has lamented lack of appreciation and support for the film industry as it continues to struggle without ...

AROUND the world, democracy has been receding. Authoritarian States have expanded their powers to limit the rights of citizens, while democracies have either seen greater nationalist populist sentiment ...

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO ORGANISERS of the Chitungwiza Music Entertainment and Lifestyle Awards (CMELA) are making efforts to revive the awards, which were last held three years ago. CMELA ...
Tawanda Uladi

BY KIMBERLY KARIATI LOCAL award-winning fitness trainer and commercial model Tawanda Uladi says he is on a mission to encourage the youths to embrace fitness training and stay ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI BULAWAYO female writer and producer Nkosilesisa Kwanele Ncube recently premiered her debut short film titled Figure It Out that has made it on Showmax, and ...

BY LIFE &STYLE REPORTER UNITED STATES-BASED Zimbabwean hip-hop trailblazer and cultural ambassador Dumisani “Dumi Right” Ndlovu has collaborated with local award-winning traditional “Imbube” group, Indosakusa the Morning Star ...

BY PRESTIGE MUNTANGA MATABELELAND Cultural Awards Trust will host the Umthwentwe International Cultural Expo at Township Square in Bulawayo in an effort to showcase the region’s culture. The ...

BY FELIX MACHIWENYIKA  RISING comedian Theophilus “Theo” Gabriel Chigumira has won a dance-off and lip-sync challenge hosted by gospel artiste Mudiwa Hood. The competition, which ran from April 3 and ...
Carlos Chiponda

BY KIMBERLY KARIATI AFRO fusion artiste Carlos Chiponda has said some established artistes  are killing rising singers  dreams through stealing their compositions and getting away with it without being punished. ...
Sipho Snowy Ncube

BY REJOICE NCUBE BULAWAYO- BASED gospel artiste Sipho Snowy Ncube says most artistes are being taken advantage of by people in their communities who do not understand the ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO ORGANISERS of the forthcoming Africa’s premier film extravaganza, the Durban FilmMart Institute (DFMI) 2021, have said the event will help unpack the disruption that the ...

BY SINDISO DUBE PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa is today expected to officially open the second edition of the Bulawayo Arts Festival and attend the high-level cultural governance conference at ...

BY NYADZOMBE NYAMPENZA PORTRAYED as an appetiser, The Preview Show that opened on May 28 and will run until July 8 at Artillery Gallery in Harare, brings strong ...

BY GARIKAI MAFIRAKUREVA  ORGANISERS of Culture Week in Chiredzi District had to cancel the event that was scheduled for last Friday at Chitsanga Hall at the eleventh hour ...

BY KIMBERLY KARIATI FEMALE rapper Debra “D-blok Keislim” Muzarurwi says musicians should be sociable to enable them to collaborate with fellow artistes beyond the boundaries. Speaking to NewsDay Life ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI  BULAWAYO born dancer and choreographer,   is  elated after he recently won Adidas merchandise worth R20 000 from South Africa’s Foot Gear (FG), a specialist retailer in ...

BY REJOICE NCUBE EZIMNYAMA Dance Ensemble said they are honoured to be part of a stellar line-up of performers at the on-going Bulawayo Arts Festival (BAF) that roared ...

BY SINDISO DUBE THE second edition of the annual Bulawayo Arts Festival roared to life yesterday simultaneously with the Bulawayo Day celebrations, with various arts activities taking place ...

BY LIFE & STYLE REPORTER CULTURE Fund, with support from the European Union (EU) delegation to Zimbabwe, has injected over US$214 000 to support 13 new Zimbabwean creative ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO THE Zimbabwe International Book Fair Association (ZIBFA) has launched a fund-raising campaign to rebuild its grass-thatched gazebo which was gutted by fire on Saturday. Enacted ...

BY MOSES MUGUGUNYEKI SUNGURA musician Alick Macheso’s fans in South Africa will have to wait a little bit longer before attending their favourite musician’s live shows after two ...

BY NIZBERT MOYO/ SILAS NKALA ARTISTES in Bulawayo and across borders have described the death of former music promoter Dave “Madamara” Ncube, who used to run Mighty-D Productions, ...

BY SINDISO DUBE TODAY’S celebrations of the Bulawayo Day will mark the start of the second edition of the annual Bulawayo Arts Festival which runs until Saturday. Bulawayo ...

BY PRESTIGE MUNTANGA BULAWAYO-BASED Afro-pop singer and dancer Mzobanzi “Mzoe7” Mlauzi has collaborated with house and Amapiano music producer “DJ Pressure” in a song titled Spiderman released on Saturday. Mzoe7 ...