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Jean Masters performs at Bar Rouge tonight

Vongai Mbara Arts Correspondent Jean Masters remains one of consistent female live show performers on the local showbiz scene. While most female musicians stage shows on rare occasions, Jean rotates around venues in the capital almost every weekend. Tonight she takes her act to Bar Rouge where she usually performs …

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Sulu to reveal Chopper’s untold stories

Godwin Muzari Arts Editor It is exactly a month before the 13th anniversary of Simon Chimbetu’s death and his heir Suluman has begun dedicating shows to his father. Simon died on August 14, 2005 and Sulu assumed leadership of Orchestra Dendera Kings after some months of mentorship from his uncle …

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Book sector urged to embrace social media

The Zimbabwe Library Association (ZimLA) has urged the book sector, including students and institutional libraries, to embrace social media platforms in their conduct of business. Speaking at a Social Media Day commemoration held at Batanai Mall in Harare recently, ZimLA Mashonaland Branch vice chairperson Macdonald Nhakura said his association invited …

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Local comedian conquers East Africa

Local comedian Learnmore Mwanyenyeka, popularly known as Long John, is happy with his current tour of East Africa that is likely to open new lucrative avenues for himself. Kicking off his tour in Kampala on June 29, Long John introduced himself to a new market and says he was happy …

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Zim designer relishes Italy experience

Designs of excellent quality in luxurious fabrics and feminine silhouettes with a special attention to detail is what sets Zimbabwean fashion designer and entrepreneur Faith Taruvinga apart. Taruvinga relishes her experience at the just ended Taormina International Fashion show which was held in Italy. Affectionately known as “Chihera” in the …

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Young author goes it alone

TWENTY-SEVEN year old author of a new motivational book “Transform Your Life From Inside Out” (DOMY Press, 2018), Blessings E Moyo is proud to have made positive steps so far in selling, distributing and promoting his debut publication after saying that some bookshops became too conditional with him. Moyo had …

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Finding therapy in art exhibition

The home of comprehensive art continues to grow from strength to strength as this July turns 61 in promoting and preserving art. On July 19, the National Gallery of Zimbabwe in collaboration with Zimbabwe Alzheimer’s and  Related Disorders Association will officially open an exhibition entitled Art Therapy. Art therapy, sometimes …

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Local film for Canada festival

Yeukai Karengezeka Arts Correspondent— NEW LOCAL short film “Mukanya” which reflects on positive fatherhood is set to screened in Canada next month at the annual Habari Africa Festival. The festival, which is an African music, art and film fete will take place from August 7 to 20 and it is …

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Zim to host Miss Culture World

Zimbabwe will hog the international limelight as it is set to host the inaugural Miss Culture Worldwide slated for October this year. Tailored as a strategic instrument for destination marketing, Miss Culture Worldwide will be used to promote tourism, cultural diversity and national heritage. Countries that are expected to participate …

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Gallery’s ‘First Fridays’ gain popularity

Kundai Marunya Arts Correspondent National Gallery of Zimbabwe has defied the traditional gallery atmosphere, which mostly is painting and sculptors stationed as per curation with the audience passing through interacting with the art in dead silence. Every first Friday of the month the gallery through its partnership with Enthuse Africa …

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