This November The Book Café in Harare once again joins the world with a series of vivid and colourful events to raise awareness of the campaign in Zimbabwe, and to promote non-violence through the powerful voices of women and men in the arts.
Performers to look forward to include Dudu Manhenga, Clare Nyakujara and Uza in ‘3Generations’; Victor Kunonga & Peace; Diana Samkange, Edith weUtonga and Fatima Katiji, Ammara Brown and Kessia Masona.
|3 GEN3RATIONS, Clare, Dudu, Uzanele|
Mon 25 Nov, 6pm - Bocapa Open Mic for 16 Days
Tue 26 Nov, 8pm - Kessia Masona & Jam Signal
Thu 28 Nov, 5.30pm, Discussion: ‘From Peace In The Home To Peace In The World: Perspectives From Persons With Disabilities” - with Speakers: Radio presenter and gender activist Soneni Gwizi (Byo), Jennifer Shumba and Thabani Mpofu (lawyer). Moderated by Admire Zaya. Presented in collaboration with Signs of Hope Trust. FREE, ALL WELCOME!
Sat 30, 2-7pm - Sistaz Open Mic Special: Best Of 2013
Thu 05 Dec, 5.30pm - Gender Forum Discussion: “The Art(is)t Shaman: Sitting at the crossroads of the personal, the political, and the spiritual in Black Womben's Art” – with Speakers d.bi Young (Jamaica/Canada) and Roxy ‘Xapa’ Mathazia (Zimbabwe), chaired by Cynthia ‘Flowchyld’ Marangwanda. Free, All welcome!
Fri 06 Dec, Poetry Workshop with visiting and local poets – By invitation only.
Sat 07 Dec, 2-5pm - The ‘House Of Hunger Poetry Slam’ employs poetry for human rights – this December turning the spotlight on the International Day (which falls on 10 December); featuring d’bi young alongside over 20 Zimbabwean and 3 visiting South African poets, Mandisa Vundla, Mpho Khosi and Rennie Ndwambi – come feel the energy!
PAMBERI TRUST is a Zimbabwean arts development organisation that is founded on the belief that the arts are critical in shaping values that reflect society. Cognisant of the economic potential of the arts and the need to create free, diverse means of cultural expression; Pamberi Trust exists as an enabling facility, by which all performing artists and producers of culture may develop, promote and perform their works, and participate in building the nation.