“Unified Women” project comes together in Bulawayo

     On 3 September 2017 under bright blue skies, seven young women from the Young Vic Theatre in London arrived in Bulawayo, to a warm African welcome by Nhimbe Trust, their hosts in ‘The Unified Women Project’, which rolls out in the next two weeks with women artists of Bulawayo at the Bluez Café, housed […]

Children in Theatre & Television’ grows stronger

Nhimbe Trust’s Children in Theatre & Television (CiTT) programme has been nurturing young thespians, writers and directors since 2007, and while it now has a primary focus on filmmaking, graduates from the theatre training continue to excel in theatre. Among these are the young and strongly-emerging Nobert Makoche and Elton Sibanda, whose work recently won […]


‘REVELATIONS OF YOU’ – LADY TSHAWE Featuring So Profound and DeLukes FRIDAY 18 AUGUST 2017, 6.30pm, cc$5 Waterfront, Hillside Dams, Bulawayo ***Free transport from National Gallery at 5pm   This Friday 18 August, the dynamic young poet, actress, singer, dancer and writer ‘Lady Tshawe’ presents ‘Revelations of You’ – a rich evening of live music, […]

Busi Ncube launches ‘USIKO’ at home – Friday 25 August

On Friday 25 August, Bulawayo welcomes home BUSI NCUBE for the launch of her latest CD, ‘USIKO’ – (Traditions), at Bluez Café on Lobengula St in the heart of her home town.  The launch will also feature exciting soul sisters of Bulawayo – the vivacious singer and dancer Sandra Ndebele and the acclaimed women’s accapella […]

MANGOMA & ‘SADHANA’ to ignite Bulawayo, 24 Aug

Rich and colourful cultural exchange between music artists of the world :  Bluez Café, Bulawayo – Thursday 24 August 2017 In August the exciting cultural exchange project SADHANA will unfold in Zimbabwe, featuring four fascinating musicians from far- flung corners of the globe – Mukta Raste (India), Tedi En (Indonesia), Amy Garapic (USA) and Othnell […]

Pakare Paye hosts ‘Narratives from the Dark’

Friday 21 July 2017, 6pm Pakare Paye Arts Centre, 238 Galloway Rd, Norton Artists & Students $1 – all others $2   On Friday 21 July at 6pm, PAKARE PAYE ARTS CENTRE in Norton, the vibrant arts centre established by Zimbabwe’s Dr Oliver Mtukudzi just outside the capital, plays host to the stirring play ‘NARRATIVES […]

‘Narratives from the Dark’ receives a warm welcome in Masvingo

On the first stop of its tour, the play ‘Narratives from the Dark’ received a very warm welcome from Masvingo audiences at the Charles Austen Theatre on 28 June. An empowering theatrical stage play which provides hope to people living with disability and facing any form of stigma, prejudice or discrimination; the play is written […]

‘Narratives of the Dark’ set to tour

‘Narratives from the Dark’ set for Tour: Masvingo, 28 June & Mutare, 29 June The play ‘Narratives from the Dark’ which was written by Special Matarirano and directed by Eunice Tava is set to tour Masvingo (Charles Austen Theatre) and Mutare (Courthauld Theatre) on 28 and 29 June 2017 respectively, at 6pm. The solo act […]

The resurrection of Book Café in Bulawayo

The resurrection of Book Café in Bulawayo

by Sunday News Online | Sunday, Jun 4, 2017 Arts Focus, Raisedon Baya I DON’T really believe in the idea of dying and then coming back in some other form or as something else. I don’t believe that a dog can die today and come back as a goat or pig in its next life […]