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BOOK WORM

In a series of letters to God, the protagonist in the book, Celie narrates her upbringing, her rape, being married off to an older man who abuses her, being separated from her sister Nettie and her troubled life. In later years, she writes letters to Nettie after they connect. The letters take on a heart wrenching, touching, and sometimes amusing and comical note.


14th September 2017

FASHION FORWARD

14th September 2017

It is a new season and the weather calls for something attractive and bright to make you stand out. Wedu Kwambala the sophisticated designer rocks one of her spring new designs. She says bright colours look much better during this season. This particular dress can be worn to events such as cocktail parties, weddings and even chilled evening fashion shows. The pattern fits all that can include a size 28 to a size 44. It can also be worn to any occasion, be it a wedding, party, red carpet event or even church. One can accessorise it with a head wrap and a belt. It can also be dressed up with heels or laid back with pumps – either way, it still rocks!

ON THE BIG SCREEN

14th September 2017

This exciting movie will appeal to those who enjoy a great storyline and lots of punches and kicks in between. It follows how the crown jewel of Her Majesty’s Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is an equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. She is sent alone into Berlin to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilised city and then partners with embedded station chief David Percival (James McAvoy) to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies. Expect an exciting twist and intense action packed scenes that will leave you on the edge of your seat!

Louisa April shares her talent with music lovers

14th September 2017

Singing is a special talent bestowed by God, and many usually admire those who have the ability to belt out in melodic tune. A songstress who is capturing many hearts, one sweet note at a time, is Louisa April. The singer, songwriter and novice guitarist is fast making her mark as a sought after live performer on the local scene. April is a regular at birthday parties, weddings and baby showers, and is currently gunning to find larger platforms to showcase her craft.

Taking it easy at Thapong Arts Centre

14th September 2017

Thapong has been in existence for more than a decade but was given a facelift in recent years and now boasts a restaurant, arts supplies store and art gallery. Thapong plays hosts to arts related events, and is a common venue for markets and evening gigs.

Herb wine summertime cocktail

14th September 2017

Now that summer is here, all plan busy weekends out with family, friends or that special someone for a hangout. We grab those nibbles, finger foods or barbeques not forgetting every meal or gathering has to be complemented with a beverage depending on the occasion. Summer favours us because so many exotic fruits are in season, so we are spoilt for choice. Play around with those ingredients in the kitchen, pick fruits and vegetables that you are not familiar with, mix them with a little bit of this and you will be amazed with the results, provided you are not breaking my number one food knowledge rule and obviously you don’t want to turn the kitchen into Dexter’s Laboratory. Khi!!!

Mdizo drops new album, Still Believe

14th September 2017

Hip-hop artist Mdizo (born Monametsi Bajua Thupane) has dropped a new album titled Still Believe. The album, produced by Feugo ‘Peubo’ Mogapi, was released on 24 August and is already doing well. “This reflects my growth as an artist and I am proud of this,” the excited artist recently told Vibe. He explained that the title of the album is subsequent to a previous single My Dream, which touches on one’s aspirations in life.

Film industry role players eye international market

14th September 2017

Botswana Opportunity held a stakeholders’ workshop this past Thursday at Maitisong to bring together role players in the local film and television industry, including producers, animators, scriptwriters, mixers, production designers, among others, to encourage them to attend DISCOP and showcase their content to the rest of the world.

TS Magama drops new offering

14th September 2017

Thabo Magama, who goes by the stage name TS Magama, has dropped a new offering called Serve what she deserves. The single, produced by Flex the Ninja, is bound to earn him new fans and reintroduce him to hip-hop heads. The Mathangwane born lad, who previously went by the stage name TS Dope Magama, is on a mission to make his mark in the hip-hop industry.

Tlamelo drops successful mix tape

14th September 2017

With just a few songs under his belt, Tlamelo Malebe may be a daresay upcoming artists but the title is amazingly being stripped down his shoulders by his industrious efforts after recently releasing a mix tape titled Watching success. The Ramotswa born artist released his first ever mix tape Watching Success, which according to the artist will bring him even greater success in the hip-hop music circles.

GIMC festival hits and misses set tongues waggin

7th September 2017

TThe Gaborone International Music and Culture (GIMC) that took place on Saturday attracted multitudes of music and fun lovers from across Botswana and beyond the borders. The show featured acts such as Mafikizolo, Cassper Nyovest, Riky Rick, Vee, MMP Family and ATI among others. The stage set-up and sound were on point and the performances out of this world, but the poor security was the blob in an otherwise great show. The well-lubricated revellers were excited to see the performances but little did they know that there would be an anti-climax. By 2am, the hooligan “masses” had pushed down the barricade fence that separated the general area from the VIP but most of them seemingly wanted to have fun as they sang along and danced their hearts out.

BOOK WORM

7th September 2017

Book title: I know why the caged bird sings

FASHION FORWARD

7th September 2017

Shades are the perfect accessory in the warmer months. Over the years, they have evolved to being about keeping the sun rays away from the eyes but also looking good. Nowadays they come in different styles and shapes, and even tinted. The current trend is the shaded coloured shades that reflect. Go to town with the designs and choose a pair that suites your face and enhances your assets and face frame. Designs are becoming slimmer, sexier and smaller so keep that in mind when you pick out a new pair.


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