|Book Cafe + Mannenberg Events, 01-11 Dec|
|Events - 2009|
|Wednesday, 30 November 2011 23:50|
THIS WEEK @ THE BOOK CAFE & MANNENBERG 01 – 11 DECEMBER BOOK CAFÉ, This Week THU 01, 8pm, ALEXIO KAWARA & SHADES OF BLACK - Shooting to greater heights with his latest album ‘TOSE’ and guesting the delightful PRUDENCE KATOMENI-MBOFANA, on World Aids Day. (Regret 5.30 discussion cancelled).
FRI 02, 8pm, NYAMASVISVA neMAWUNGIRA eNHARIRA – Mbira magic from Harare’s legendary ensemble
SAT 03, 2pm, ‘HOUSE OF HUNGER’ POETRY SLAM – Commemorating World Aids Day – ‘You Won’t Know if You Don’t Go!’ – come feel the energy! of popular and emerging poets of Zimbabwe. All poets welcome. SAT 03, 5.30pm, TOROPITO – a barrel of laughs from this emerging stand-up comedian: Laugh it off!!
SAT 03, 8pm, HOKOYO naCHI !! Zimbabwe’s feisty mbira star CHIWONISO MARAIRE on fire and sharing her stage with the up&coming M’AFRIQ MANNENBERG, This Week THU 01, 9pm, Afrojazz double bill: PABLO & FRIENDS & JIMMY & THE OTHER FOUR featuring CLARE NYAKUJARA – a fine evening of afro jazz from some of Harare’s much-loved artists – a whole lot of talent in this one-off show – don’t miss the chance to catch them all! FRI 02, 10pm, VICTOR KUNONGA - the new face of Africa – Classic originals from the first 3 albums, and new music in the making
SAT 03, 09pm, TRANSIT CREW, Roots Rock Reggae - Bigger Tings Ah Gwaan! SUN 04, 3-8pm, “UP IN FIRE”, Dub Poetry BOOK CAFÉ, Next Week (Dec 05-10) MON 05, 6pm, The BOOK CAFÉ OPEN MIC – All artists welcome! TUE 06, 8pm, THANDA & DA IMANI TRODDAZ - Reggae fire with tunes from the debut CD ‘Give Thanks & Praise’ – LIVE and LIVELY! WED 07, 8pm, HOT LIVE MUSIC! Watch this space THU 08, 8pm, ALEXIO KAWARA & SHADES OF BLACK - Shooting to greater heights with his latest album ‘TOSE’ and featuring a very special guest: watch this space on the day!
FRI 09, 8pm, NYAMASVISVA neMAWUNGIRA eNHARIRA – Mbira magic from Harare’s legendary ensemble
SAT 10, Three lively performances at 2, 5.30 and 8pm, HOT LIVE MUSIC in celebration of HUMAN RIGHTS DAY
MANNENBERG, Next Week (Dec 06-11) WED 07, 6pm, FREE FILM SCREENING: “AS WE FORGIVE” (Rwanda), (53 Minutes) - Joining the global 16 DAYS campaign Against Gender Violence - Could you forgive a person who murdered your family? A documentary about Rosaria and Chantal—two Rwandan women coming face-to-face with the men who slaughtered their families during the 1994 genocide. Can it be done?? Directed by Laura Waters Hinson and narrated by Mia Farrow. – Courtesy of and thanks to ZIFFT and Search for Common Ground.
WED 07, 9pm, MICINITY - Lovaz Rock Reggae: Weddy Weddy Wednesday! THU 08, 9pm, MORE hot live music: watch press and this space for details next week FRI 09, 9pm, JAZZ INVITATION – Invite You! to great music by one of Zimbabwe’s leading jazz ensembles, with top hot bassist Kelly Rusike, Bernie Bismark/keyb and singer Patience Musa – plus plus!
SAT 10, 09pm, TRANSIT CREW, Roots Rock Reggae - Bigger Tings Ah Gwaan! SUN 11, 3-8pm, “UP IN FIRE”, Dub Poetry
PLUS! A selection of Zimbabwean BOOKS + CDs from THE ARTS FACTORY @ THE BOOK CAFÉ – a project by Pamberi Trust which provides a point of sale for the work of Zimbabwean music and literary artists, with all proceeds direct to artists/publishers (Opens Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm and Sat 9am-1pm)