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Popular pole dancer Bev survives heart scare

By Richmore Tera

HARARE- Popular pole dancer Beverly Sibanda, affectionately known as Bev in show business, says she has recovered from her heart problem which caused her to miss one of her shows during the past week.

Female dance groups take Zim by storm
Female dance groups take Zim by storm

The seductive dancer reportedly collapsed on stage during her performance at Players Bar and Restaurant in Harare a fortnight ago, and later announced that she was suffering from a heart problem.

“I have a heart problem which affects me occasionally but I am well now. I still need to visit a doctor to have the problem rectified. The condition is not going to affect my shows for this weekend because I am as fit as a fiddle,” she said.

Beverly Sibanda
Beverly Sibanda

Bev said she was currently rehearsing hard for what she has dubbed as one of the biggest shows of her career which will be held at Zimunhu Bar in Epworth this Saturday.

“I used to hold shows throughout the week but these days I have slowed down with performances every Wednesday night through to the weekend.

“One of my biggest shows is scheduled for Zimunhu Bar in Epworth on Saturday where I will share the stage with Madzibaba (Nicholas Zakaria) and Progress Chipfumo,” she said.

Bev also said she exudes so much energy on stage because she does not touch alcohol. Meanwhile, the dancer has paid tribute to Madzibaba Nicholas Zakaria, describing his music as polished and ideal for the dancefloor.

“During our show at Zimunhu, I will be dancing to his (Madzibaba Zakaria’s) music because his music is refined. We are also going to introduce something new like dancing to R&B and dancehall to do away with monotony. We are also going to dance to rhumba and old skool,” she said.

This would be Bev’s first show in the “ghetto” as most of her performances to   date have been restricted to upmarket venues. “By coming to Epworth, we want to prove that we can play anywhere in Harare,” she said.