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Friday Late reintroduces poetry performances

Friday Late reintroduces poetry performances
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p LAST Friday, the National Gallery of Zimbabwe Bulawayo’s weekly performance shows dubbed Friday Late saw the reintroduction of live poetry performances which had been absent for a considerable amount of time at the establishment.Philip Ian Butler, who originally introduced Friday Late events back in 2018, said he was keen to get new audiences to experience the exhibitions currently on show and one of his favourite memories was when Random Poets performed at the Rembrandt Exhibition in 2018.Although this was a once-off performance, poetry and art lovers can still catch the Life Drawing exhibition at the gallery until September, and plans are being made for a similar performance for Keith Zenda’s ‘Bold and Beautiful’ exhibition at Friday Late on August 26.The ball was set rolling with SoxThePoet, Chester, Siboe and Vinci performing for hordes of appreciating poetry and art lovers at the Gallery prior to main acts which were musical performances.

Our intention was to have people consume poetry and art together by fusing the two whilst ‘stripping’ the audience naked through words, ” said SoxThePoet.03 Aug, 2022 Matabeleland Agriculture Show kicks off 03 Aug, 2022 BCC, TTI make close to US$40 000 from pa.

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