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Major showbiz events postponed

Kundai Marunya Arts Correspondent In a responsible decision to save lives of music lovers, two major entertainment events scheduled for Harare in the next couple of weeks have been postponed. The RSVP concert scheduled for Glamis Arena this Saturday, featuring South African acts Cassper Nyovest and Prince KB, was moved …

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CBZ schools debate finals on this weekend

Arts Correspondent Minister of Primary and Secondary Education Paul Mavima will on Saturday be the guest of honour at the CBZ Schools Debate Championship where he will hand over $50 000 sponsorship package dangled by financial services group CBZ Holdings. The CBZ Schools Debate Championship is a national programme for …

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Tribute to talented author Yvonne Vera

Beaven Tapureta Bookshelf It is today, September 19, in the morning of 1964 that a stone virgin was born at Mpilo Maternity Hospital, Bulawayo. Dr Yvonne Vera the lovely baby — one who refused to be silenced even before she was born — signed her arrival with a cry, a …

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International artists in African peace tour

Vongai Mbara Arts Correspondent In an effort to promote peace and sustainable development in Africa, a road trip across the continent will see 12 international artists from across the globe travel through 12 nations. Dubbed the “Great African Caravan”, these artists from India, Argentina, Britain, Uganda, Germany, and Kosovo among …

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Reverend Chivaviro throws 20th anniversary bash

Yeukai Karengezeka Arts Correspondent Popular gospel singer Reverend Togarepi Chivaviro is throwing a bash for his fans at the end of this month to celebrate his two decades in the music industry. The show is set for September 29 at the Anglican Gardens in the capital. In an interview, Rev …

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Cholera threatens major showbiz events

Kundai Marunya Arts Correspondent Major entertainment events scheduled for the coming weeks may have to be postponed or cancelled as the cholera outbreak which has already claimed 30 lives rages on. The disease has already infected around 4 000 people, with more cases being reported every day. It has left …

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Muridzo fails to impress on Cindy collaboration

Tafadzwa Zimoyo Senior Arts Reporter Award-winning songstress Cindy Munyavi has released a new single, “Wabata Moyo”, featuring Andy Muridzo, which is trending on radio stations and social media. The song is from her upcoming album “N1IS” (Noone Is Safe) and was produced by Brycenation. Although the track tells a good …

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Arts stakeholders embrace new minister

Boniface Chimedza Arts Correspondent Arts and culture sector stakeholders have revamped their engagement efforts with Government amidst persistent calls by arts practitioners for a responsive ministry which will transform the sector into an invaluable hub of creative industries. Following a brainstorming session held on August 10, 2018, under the auspices …

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Rising gospel singer Bopoto finds his groove

Arts Reporter Rising South Africa-based gospel musician Ray Bopoto, who recently launched his third studio album, “Batai Dzimba”, on Radio Zimbabwe is promising fireworks. In an interview with The Herald Insight, Bopoto said he ventured into music industry in 2010, working with several artistes across all genres. “I ventured into …

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Getting ready for annual showcase at Gallery

At The Gallery With the commercial appeal of Biennales being highly attractive, there is great need to evaluate the format of Exhibitions and Art Fairs. In a year after the Venice Biennale and the second ever International Conference on African Cultures; which featured a fringe Art Fair component, the dynamics …

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