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Acting role doesn’t define him

Tafadzwa Zimoyo Senior Arts Reporter For any ambitious actor, landing a role in an established popular soap like “Wenera” is an achievement. Takura Murapa who plays “traitor”, Bongani Musodza — step brother to T1, Chichi and Tanya in “Wenera”, said the role doesn’t define him. He said his role in …

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Fans decry poor sound at live shows

Kundai Marunya Arts Correspondent Music lovers have expressed disappointment over poor sound quality at live performances saying the development is depriving them of quality entertainment during live shows. In the last few months, music promoters have been failing to deliver good live shows due to poor sound quality with the …

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Randy Crawford returns to SA

Randy Crawford has had a longstanding love affair with South African audiences. Now she is returning to Cape Town and Pretoria one last time as part of her Farewell Tour, presented by Cape Talk, 702 and Channel 24 — another Big Concerts experience. The American jazz and R&B singer will …

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Marerwa breaks two decades of silence

Kundai Marunya Arts Correspondent He was once a sound on every lip, appealing to both the young and elderly alike. His early hit “Seke Mutema” was a household tune, thanks to vast airplay on ZBC TV, and of course none other than the great artiste Noel Tsungai Marerwa who cooked …

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I am sticking to my sound: Terry Afrika

Leroy Dzenga Arts Correspondent Rising contemporary musician Terry Afrika has vowed to stick to his sound despite the industry pressure that has seen many jump onto the Afro-pop bandwagon. The youthful crooner who has shown vast promise makes a distinct brand of music which he calls Terry Afrika Music. In …

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Fashion, food, wine at Polo Fest

Tafadzwa Zimoyo and Kundai Marunya Arts Reporters Forget about South Africa’s Durban July Show as Zimbabwe will now have its own fair share of two days of glamour, fashion, wine and polo. Dubbed, “Carrick Ambassador’s Cup — Ruwa July” will be held at Bushman Rocks Polo Club, Ruwa this weekend. …

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Zim Author’s debut book goes regional

Zimbabwean author Faith Mudiwa Chipangura has broken the orthodox boundaries and impacted the regional community with her debut publication titled “I am enough”, that was launched mid last month in Harare. Chipangura described the book as an enlightening instrument for her, asserting that the inspiration to write the book was …

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Local dancer wins Chinese award

China-based local dancer Tafadzwa Belinda Mutyoro scooped the best dance award at the Xiasha Lifestyle Awards in Hangzhou, China, last week. An International Law student at Zhejiang Gongshang University, Mutyoro won the accolade after being nominated and voted for by her peers. She believes it’s her online presence that earned …

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Zicopa finalists off to Hollywood

Ten finalists of the Zimbabwe Championships of Performing Arts (Zicopa) yesterday left the county for the World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA) in California, US. Dubbed the Olympics of the Arts, the finalists will represent Zimbabwe where they will compete against 63 other countries from July 3 to 15. The …

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