Thursday, August 11 2022

the herald

Arts journalist

It’s another weekend and the good thing is that temperatures are rising now, giving people the opportunity to be flexible with their plans.

July is not only a cold month, but also a month to host weddings, parties, performances and even church conferences.

It is also an opportunity for the arts sector to host more events since the lifting of the Covid-19 curfew.

Party-goers should need to know that the pandemic is still with us, and therefore should follow the rules and regulations every time.

Our arts office has conducted a survey of some of the events taking place across the country.

Here is a guide to events:

Natalie, Victor Kunonga for the Steno Foundation gala dinner

Businesswoman and fashion icon Natalie Mhandu will host the fundraising gala dinner and launch of the Steno Foundation to be held tomorrow at the Meikles Hotel in Harare.

Mhandu, who is not new to the podium, has spoken in front of hundreds of people at various occasions, from empowerment sessions to business plan events, among others, will trade his skills on Saturday to be one of the masters ceremony of the event.

The show, which is also a red carpet affair, will see jazz sensation Victor Kunonga headlining.

Mhandu revealed in an interview that she was going to be the “show stopper” at the event.

“It’s all about glamor and let me give my people what they want. I will be hosting the event which is themed under the elegant theme. I will start the show from the red carpet and I will am glad my stylist and designer worked together to come up with something suitable for the event this is my first glamorous event as an MC i used to be invited but now i have to show too my other side,” she said.

The fundraising dinner will feature the who’s who of Harare.

UK-based Zimbabwean fashion designer Mr Rocca has donated several suits which will be auctioned overnight.

Stunner and Trevor Dongo in Chitungwiza

Hip-hop rapper Stunner will share the stage with urban groove singer Trevor Dongo at Dam View in Chitungwiza on Sunday, where they hoped to rekindle their romance with their fans.

The two who have been busy hosting late shows and continue to produce new songs.

Stunner even confirmed that it was also an opportunity for him to sample new songs from his latest project.

“As we keep moving forward, the weekend is set and this Saturday we are in Chegutu while the next day is Dam View Chitungwiza.

“I will also be sampling new tracks from the upcoming project: ‘Kuna Stunner Ndokwatinoenda’,” he posted on his social media page.

The event called Chill Out will be hosted by DJ Smartex and DJ Lolo Vybez.

Everything is ready for One Youth One Voice

Organizers of the “One Youth One Voice” concert due to take place tonight at the Chibuku Stadium in Chitungwiza said everything was ready for the show, with the performers already doing rehearsals.

The concert, which is also part of musician Roki’s birthday celebration, will be hosted by radio personality Miss V Candy.

The list of artists includes Abisha Palmer, Kadjah, Epatan, Dhadza D, Lorraine Guyo, Oskid, Leon Lee, and DJ Towers, among others.

The ‘Chidzoka’ hitmaker said, “I’m hosting this concert on my birthday and admission is free. Let’s speak with one voice as young people as we fight against drug abuse in our society. .

Ruthless Zim’s Birthday celebrations

Local musicians will be celebrating the birthday of their friend in music Ruthless Zim dubbed ‘Birthday Mayhem’ at Wood Pub and Grill, Longchen Harare tonight.

Organized by Hatipfeke Junk camp, the event will see Nutty O, Trevor Dongo, Tocky Vibes and Kae Chaps perform.

The show which is part of Toxic Fridays will see revelers part with US$5 and US$10 for the VIP section.


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