Zim Jazz Festival roars into life

French ambassador Laurent Chevallier said at a press briefing earlier this week the embassy was “happy and very proud of the activities of the French alliances”.
By Khumbulani Muleya Sep. 22, 2023
Zim female poets share untold stories in upcoming anthology
Zim female poets share untold stories in upcoming anthology
Tesserae are little colourful stones, tiles or glass that are used to create mosaics. According to the editors, the title reflects the multiplicity of the viewpoints represented in the book.
By Khumbulani Muleya Sep. 1, 2023
Austria-based Vusa Mkhaya returns for solo showcase
Mkhaya last performed in Bulawayo in October last year during a gig that was sadly cut short by police.
By Khumbulani Muleya Aug. 18, 2023
So Far intimate concerts diversify
Known for its global musical initiatives, the music project is igniting a journey through a myriad of musical genres and talents that are taking local audiences by storm.
By Staff Writer Aug. 11, 2023
Zim poetry off to the moon
Sibanda's water-themed poem was selected for inclusion in the anthology published by Brick Street Poetry in their earthly edition.
By Khumbulani Muleya Aug. 4, 2023
Celebrated poet Chiyangwa dies
The news of her passing on was announced by family friend Tsitsi Nomsa Ngwenya.
By Khumbulani Muleya Jul. 28, 2023
Children’s stories writing contest winners announced
In the upper primary category, there was a second-place winner, Irvin Moyo, with his story Ngixolela Mama.
By Khumbulani Muleya Jul. 21, 2023
Hospitality gem beyond the hills
But the fine hospitality overwhelmed the unpredictable winter weather.
By Shame Makoshori Jul. 14, 2023
Jaji hosts inspiring poetry workshop
During her poetry reading, elements of song and rhythm could be felt in some of her pieces.
By Khumbulani Muleya Jul. 14, 2023
Africa’s inspiring innovators list unveiled
Apart from their advertising and marketing services, Point Black is also a music distributor and sub-publisher.
By Khumbulani Muleya Jun. 9, 2023
Cool Crooners pay tribute to Rusike
Speaking on the sidelines of the show, Salimu, who doubles as the band’s spokesperson, told IndependentXtra that they had some songs that they wanted to play with the late producer.
By Khumbulani Muleya Jun. 2, 2023
Gallery holds auction to support women initiatives
The auction started in the first week of May and will conclude on June 16.
By Khumbulani Muleya Jun. 2, 2023
Bantu Spaceship/s set for MTN Bushfire festival experiment
Last Saturday, they played at Ella the Garden as part of a fundraiser concert that had Thando Mlambo, multi-instrumentalist The Serpant and King Billius as supporting acts.
By Khumbulani Muleya May. 26, 2023
Museums strengthen partnerships
The key takeaway for me was about Africa inventories that are in Western museums carrying incorrect interpretations.
By Khumbulani Muleya May. 19, 2023
London to host inaugural Zim arts festival
Themed “Celebrating Zimbabwe, Celebrating You”, the platform will see an array of arts genres, including music, film, comedy, exhibitions and seminars going on showcase.
By Staff Reporter May. 12, 2023
Return of UB40 evokes memories of the 1980s
Having first performed in Zimbabwe in 1982, the band returns for a show that will coincide with Africa Day celebrations.
By Khumbulani Muleya May. 12, 2023
Sofar Sounds: A new way of experiencing live music
Globally, more than 100 artists who performed at Sofar shows have been nominated for a Grammy, with 24 Sofar alumni nominated for a Grammy in 2022 alone.
By Staff Reporter May. 5, 2023
Apple Music spotlights Zim music
The list spans generations and cuts across different genres.
By Khumbulani Muleya Apr. 28, 2023
NGZ turns focus to artist participation in curatorship
Muchemwa outlined the procedures the gallery uses when interacting with artists’ work and emphasised what the artists should expect from the organisation.
By Khumbulani Muleya Apr. 21, 2023
Tauzeni opens solo exhibition
The exhibition, which will run until the end of May, officially opened on April 8 and marks her first solo show since 2018.
By Khumbulani Muleya Apr. 14, 2023
Book donation expands access to literature
Deputy Provincial Education director in the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education, Crispen Naison, was the guest of honour.
By Khumbulani Muleya Apr. 6, 2023
SS Fabrik Party: Rethinking local fashion and art spaces
“I was inspired by the power of collaboration and the act of putting different elements together to make something strong that can’t be broken by anything.
By Khumbulani Muleya Mar. 31, 2023
Akashinga celebrates key achievements
The Akashinga (a Shona word which means the Brave One) programme is a community-driven conservation model which deploys women into frontline conservation roles.
By Staff Reporter Mar. 31, 2023
‘Vestiges of Colonialism’: Takadiwa’s larger-than-life exhibition opens
The response to the exhibition opening was phenomenal. A number of people across the race, age and gender divide witnessed the opening, both in person and online.
By Khumbulani Muleya Mar. 27, 2023
Dialoism movement comes to National Gallery of Zimbabwe
The exhibition will be launched at a vernissage on Tuesday and will be officiated by the Minister of Youth, Sports, Arts and Recreation, Kirsty Coventry.
By Style Reporter Mar. 27, 2023
Exhibition elevates female artists
The showcase presents 25 stunning artworks done by female artists and features both contemporary and historic works that emphasises equality of opportunities.
By Khumbulani Muleya Mar. 17, 2023
‘Win. Don’t Bin’ this Food Waste Action Week
Equally, reducing food waste can drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions and help protect the environment.
By Staff Reporter Mar. 10, 2023
UK fiction book prize shortlist: Bulawayo makes it two in two
Glory is a modern-day folktale that captures the chaos of a failing regime as narrated by a goat.
By Staff Reporter Mar. 10, 2023