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Skyz FM holds auditions

Skyz FM holds auditions

By Samantha Ndebele Bulawayo’s new commercial radio station, SKYZ FM held its first auditions on Thursday  at Amakhosi Theatre with hundreds of aspiring broadcasters turning up. Skyz FM was one of the eight stations awarded a license by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) to ... Read More »

Court orders Gukurahundi exhibition to be pulled down

Court orders Gukurahundi exhibition to be pulled down

The Supreme Court of Zimbabwe has ordered Bulawayo based visual artist, Owen Maseko, to pull down his controversial exhibition depicting the 1980s Matabeleland Gukurahundi massacres. The exhibition only showcased for about 48 hours in March 2010 at the National Gallery in Bulawayo before it was ... Read More »

The Taking returns to Byo Theatre

The Taking returns to Byo Theatre

Theatre buffs in Bulawayo will be in for another treat when the play, The Taking, returns to Bulawayo Theatre this Saturday as part of the belated World Theatre Day celebrations. World Theatre Day is celebrated worldwide on March 27. The play written by award winning ... Read More »

Byo Karate club wins Starbrite competition

Byo Karate club wins Starbrite competition

A Bulawayo based Karate group made up of primary school pupils came tops in the finale of the national Starbrite Awards held in Harare over the weekend. The Godlwayo Primary Wushu Club, came first in the Special Talent Category in the finals held on Saturday, ... Read More »

Support local music: Cal_vin

Support local music: Cal_vin

BULAWAYO’s entertainment industry has generally been considered to be on a downhill, a situation has driven some entertainment lovers from the city to shun local arts, and instead opt for foreign music. In as much as this is the case, Bulawayo rapper, Cal_vin who recently ... Read More »

Sandra launches seventh album

Sandra launches seventh album

BULAWAYO dance queen and songstress Sandra Ndebele Thursday successfully launched her seventh album titled Izenzo at the Large City Hall. The album launch had its guest of honour as Minister of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Sthembiso Nyoni with prominent artists Jah Prayzah, Martin Sibanda ... Read More »

Roots, yearns for recognition

Roots, yearns for recognition

THEY are probably one of the youngest and little known bands performing Afro-centric music in Bulawayo yet they are attempting to make headlines in the showbiz industry. The Roots an Afro-centric group is yearning to get recognition and draw fans from Bulawayo community, and have ... Read More »

Outfit Band bemoans dearth of Jazz music

Outfit Band bemoans dearth of Jazz music

CONTEMPORARY Jazz band, Outfit, has bemoaned the dearth of Jazz music in the city, a situation that has seen audiences of the once revered genre dwindle. Although such is the situation, the band has not given up on popularising the genre and instead has fused ... Read More »

Khuxman, Tkp Collaborate

Khuxman, Tkp Collaborate

BULAWAYO’s top two musicians Khulekani ‘Khuxman’ Bethule and Sandisiwe ‘TKP’ Dube have collaborated in a singles album. The album features six tracks from TKP and Khuxman respectively and has been welcomed by fans as a positive development. The Vumelan’ Sangoma hit maker said the collaboration ... Read More »

Black Umfolosi to tour Europe

Black Umfolosi to tour Europe

BULAWAYO’S all-male song and dance ensemble Black Umfolosi is set to tour the United Kingdom and Canada later this year. The ensemble, popularly known for belting out harmonious acapella rhythms which tackle  love and peace issues, combined with stupendous South African dance routines has earned ... Read More »