Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

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TRENDING Zimdancehall chanter Jah Signal is set to travel to Canada later this month for a show as he continues to gain traction on the global stage. He will perform together with sultry songbird Cindy Munyavi at the Miss Zimbabwe-US pageant held on May 25 at the Doubletree Hotel in Chicago. ...

THE National Gallery of Zimbabwe (NGZ) is calling on artists aged 18 to 30 years to submit their artworks for the New Signatures exhibition penciled for July 29 to October 7. ...

UNITED KINGDOM-BASED legal practitioner Collette Manny is expected to jet into the country this week to promote her debut single, My Soul, and work on her new album with award-winning gospel musician Flame B. ...

YOUTHFUL gospel musician Mathias Mhere has urged his fans to come in their numbers for the launch of his eighth album — Greater than Solomon — which is scheduled to be launched at The Venue this Friday. ...

ZIMDANCEHALL musician King Shaddy has said he used the name of the late traditional healer Sekuru Ndunge in one of the tracks off his forthcoming 12-track album, Legend in Action, as a way of attracting listenership. ...

POPULAR local television movie series Tunga’s core writer, George Jonasi (pictured), says although he has made significant inroads in the arts industry, he was still challenging himself to do more. ...

The cave system is composed of limestone and dolomite, and the descent to the main cave with its pool of cobalt blue water is very impressive. This pool is popularly called Sleeping Pool or Chirorodziva (Pool of the Fallen). ...

SOUTH AFRICA-BASED female dancehall chanter, Covenant Machote, is set to drop her debut album — Madii? — this August. ...

ONE of the golden picks of the urban grooves movement of the early 2000s, Tererai Mugwadi, yesterday claimed that her 14-year battle with alcoholism attracted a vicious campaign against her by both the media and individuals, forcing her into isolation. ...

HARVEST House International Ministry in Bulawayo is set for its second live DVD recording dubbed At the Altar, which will see local gospel artistes Takesure Zamar Ncube and Wenyasha Chingono and South African guest artiste, Hlengiwe Ntombela Mthethwa, taking to the stage. ...

THE National Gallery of Zimbabwe (NGZ) in Bulawayo will be hosting an exhibition aimed at setting a dialogue on many narratives, memories, fictional and documentary accounts inspired by the story of Skokiaan, the famous music piece composed by August Musarurwa. ...

TRENDING dancehall chanter Enzo Ishall released the video of his controversial song, Bhiza Rinoda Mutasvi, last night. ...

SOUTH AFRICA-BASED Zimbabwean hip-hop artiste Ngonidzashe “King 98” Dondo (pictured) yesterday said he would leave no stone unturned in his ambitious crusade to put Zimbabwe on the global map. ...

A SOMBRE atmosphere engulfed the Rainbow Hotel auditorium on Wednesday night during the premiere of the documentary Zimbabwe Shutdown: The January Protests, during which some members in the audience broke down in tears at the reincarnation of security forces clamping down on protesters. ...

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Harare's Eaglesvale Junior School last week, hosted an impressive arts and culture fete themed Proudly Zimbabwean, where pupils came dressed in cultural attires worn by local tribes such as the Manyika, VaKaranga, VaHera, AmaNdebele, MaNdau, MaZezuru, and BaTonga. ...

VICTORIA FALLS-BASED award-winning poet, Obert Dube, has said the use of social media to market his work has seen him attracting business as his performance bookings have increased. ...

BULAWAYO House musician Novuyo Seagirl was forced to abort her act after she was booed and pelted off-stage during an Econet Wireless Ziyawa KuEcocash monthly draw at the City Hall car park in Bulawayo on Saturday. ...

RENOWNED actor and Patsime Edutainment Trust director Jasen Mphepho is set to come back on stage this Thursday at the Little Theatre in Eastlea, Harare, with his one-man play A 1 000 Miles, after a year-long break from the stage. ...

THE National Schools Quiz Championships (NSQC) is set to launch its debut Zimbabwean edition later this month after Marist Brothers Nyanga lifted the trophy during last year’s edition of the biggest televised schools quiz competition last year. ...

SUMMERTIME Gangster hitmaker Tatenda “Dash the Rap Killer” Gumbo yesterday said his music career was like the biblical Israelites’ journey from Egypt to Canaan. ...

To be a person who lived on the other side of the fence always leaves one with a problem of binaries. One such man is John Eppel, a writer who finds himself in a category which fits many, the likes of David Coltart and Doris Lessing, who, however, find themselves belonging to neither side of the “racial” fence. ...

BULAWAYO-BASED upcoming jazz artiste Simbarashe Mtukudzi is set to drop a single titled Ndorangarira Tuku, which he said was a tribute to his late legendary uncle. ...

SUNGURA kingpin Alick Macheso (pictured) was treated to a memorable pre-birthday fete before an appreciative crowd at a family show held at Jongwe Corner, Hatfield in Harare on Sunday night. ...

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