|Book Cafe & Mannenberg, Nov 10-20|
|Events - 2009|
|Wednesday, 09 November 2011 20:19|
BOOK CAFÉ, This Week
THU 10, 5.30pm, “SHAMWARI NITE” – Celebrating friendship with ALEXIO KAWARA & SHADES OF BLACK, with guest NGONI KAMBARAMI, in the first of many exciting collaborations this and next month!
FRI 11, 5.30pm, FORTUNATE & FOXFIRE – Traditional Mbira Music
FRI 11, 8pm, NYAMASVISVA neMAWUNGIRA eNHARIRA – Mbira magic from Harare’s legendary ensemble
SAT 12, 2-5pm, HOUSE OF HUNGER POETRY SLAM – “Poets’ Summer Slam”. Come feel the energy! All poets welcome
SAT 12, 5.30pm, JERRY CHIHOTA & ANONIMAS – Township Jazz
SAT 12, 8pm, PRUDENCE KATOMENI–MBOFANA - Darling of the Zimbabwean stage, the hugely popular singer, songwriter, jazzist and actor PRUDENCE KATOMENI-MBOFANA breaks out at The Book Café with a new ensemble and a delivery of hot originals from her brand new debut solo album ‘Prudence’. With support from the FLAME programme for women artists by Pamberi Trust.
MANNENBERG, This Week
THU 10, 9pm, THANDA & DA IMANI TRODDAZ – Return of da ‘Queen’
FRI 11, 9pm, Afro-Rock-Reggae – CHIKWATA 263, MOKOOMBA and, Mathias Julius & X-VYBEZ…3 Bands, 1 Night, 1 Spirit
SAT 12, 9pm, TRANSIT CREW – Roots Rock Reggae. Big tings ah gwan!
SUN 13, 3pm, ‘UP IN FIRE’, Dub Poetry
BOOK CAFÉ, Next Week (Oct 14–29)
MON 14, 6pm, The BOOK CAFÉ OPEN MIC with special guest artist, VICTOR KUNONGA – All artists welcome!
TUE 15, 8pm, EDITH weUTONGA – with hot originals from her album ‘Utonga’
WED 16, 8pm, M’AFRIQ – Afro-fusion for the midweek groove
THU 17, 8pm, “LOVE NIGHT” – Celebrating love with ALEXIO KAWARA & SHADES OF BLACK with guest, TERERAI MUGWADI
FRI 18, 5.30pm, KUYERA VAHERA – Mbira Music
SAT 19, 8pm, MOKOOMBA (Vic Falls) - Fresh afro fusion from the People of the Great River with new compositions from their recently released EP (Extended Play Record) UMVUNDLA.
MANNENBERG, Next Week (Oct 15-20)
TUE 15, 8pm, DANIEL NGWIRA – ‘Original Contemporary Afro’
WED 16, 6pm, USPAS FREE FILM SCREENING – ‘POWER TRIP’ – This award winning 2003 documentary follows AES Corp., the massive American "global power company," after it purchased the privatized electricity distribution company in Tbilisi, Georgia. AES manager Piers Lewis must now train the formerly communist populace that, in this new world, customers pay for their electricity. The Georgians meanwhile, from pensioners to the Energy Minister, devise ever more clever ways to get it free. Amidst hot tempers and high drama, Lewis balances his love for the Georgian people with the hardships his company creates for them, as they struggle to build a nation from the rubble of Soviet collapse. Director: Paul Devlin, 2003. Documentary, Running time: 85mins
WED 16, 9pm, MICINITY - Lovaz Rock Reggae: Weddy Weddy Wednesday!
THU 17, 6pm, COUNCIL FOR ZIMBABWE – Networking Hour
THU 17, 9pm, SIMUKA COMEDY – fast-cracking laughs from some of Zimbabwe’s much loved stand-up comedians !
FRI 18, 9pm, RHYMEZ I WROTE - The open mind, open mic show by Dizzy Don
SAT 19, 6pm, POETRY AND…SLAM !!
SAT 19, 9pm, TRANSIT CREW, Roots Rock Reggae - Bigger Tings Ah Gwaan!
SUN 20, 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)