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May 13, 2018 7:31 PM From arts centre to bus terminus: the slow decay and decline of Amakhosi

Regarded as the Mecca of the arts in Bulawayo, Amakhosi was for years a trusted conveyor belt of talent on the local arts scene, with some of Zimbabwe’s top artistes cutting their teeth at the famed cultural centre. Dudu Manhenga, Beater Mangethe, Raisedon Baya, Memory Kumbota, Clive Chigubhu and Sandra Ndebele are just some of the names that have walked 55

December 5, 2017 6:02 AM Intwasa reloads. . . Four-day fiesta to celebrate new era

For those who missed the Intwasa Arts Festival koBulawayo in September, organisers have come up with an Intwasa Extra as part of the festive cheer this year. The four-day arts extravaganza running under the theme “Celebrating a New Era” will be held from December 28 to 31.Intwasa Extra will have performances in the form of a comedy night which did not take place 42

August 31, 2017 12:47 AM Arts fraternity mourns MaPecca

MaPecca had been admitted to Mpilo Central Hospital since the shooting last month and underwent an operation on Monday evening to remove the bullet lodged in his spine. He, however, died on Tuesday at around 2AM at the United Bulawayo Hospitals where he had been transferred after the operation. Renowned playwright Raisedon Baya said they wanted justice 28

May 23, 2017 11:42 PM Bona Mugabe appointed govt censor

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s daughter Bona Mugabe-Chikore has been appointed to sit on the new Censorship Board, a move which arts activists said it’s a “disaster” meant to “suppress information”. The announcement was made by Home Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo Tuesday. “The Constitution has a provision for the freedom of artistic expression, cultural 30

March 17, 2017 6:05 AM Date set for Bulawayo Arts awards

THE much anticipated inaugural Bulawayo Arts Awards (BAA) have been launched with the awards ceremony set for June 30 at the Large City Hall. The BAAs to honour the efforts of artistes from Bulawayo, Matabeleland North and South, were launched on Wednesday night at a city hotel with organisers saying $40 000 is needed to stage the ceremony 13

September 13, 2015 9:18 AM Maskanda launches album in Bulawayo

HE is well-known in South Africa, known in Bulawayo and little known elsewhere in the country and yet he is very much Zimbabwean. This is the tale of vibrant Maskanda muso Mxolisi Mavundla known in South African music circles as Zinjaziyamluma, moreso, because he dedicated much of his music career to that country. However, after four years of making 34

February 16, 2015 5:59 AM Bulawayo dominates Namas

BULAWAYO artistes dominated the National Art Merit Awards (Namas) in Harare scooping 12 out 33 of the accolades for their hard work during 2014. On a memorable night at the 7 Arts Theatre in the capital on Saturday, theatrical production Umbiko KaMadlenya made a clean sweep of the theatre awards as it scooped the Outstanding male actor (Memory Kumbota) 4

December 30, 2014 3:02 AM New play tackles land controversy

A NEW play that tackles Zimbabwe's controversial land issue will finally premiere in Bulawayo at the beginning of the new year. The Taking, a thought provoking play about land, history and the place of folklores premieres at Bulawayo Theatre on 2 January. It was penned by award-winning playwright, Raisedon Baya and veteran theatre actor and producer 2

November 10, 2014 11:58 PM Intwasa introduces fringe festival

INTWASA Arts Festival KoBulawayo is set to introduce, for the first time this year, a fringe three-day mini festival dubbed Intwasa Extra that will feature some of the popular shows showcased in September. This year's edition of the spring festival ran from September 23 to 27, under the theme, Unforgettable, and Intwasa Extra is set to run from November 1

September 23, 2014 1:58 AM Intwasa KoBulawayo roars into life

BULAWAYO's premier arts fiesta, Intwasa Arts Festival KoBulawayo, roars to life on Tuesday with artistes from across the country converging in the city for five days of unforgettable performances. In five days local and regional artists, cultural activists and art lovers will converge to celebrate human diversity through dance, theatre, jazz, world music 14