Entertainment

Mathias Mhere in maiden Aussie tour

3 November 2017 GOSPEL musician Mathias Mhere will next Saturday perform for the first time in Sydney, Australia.

Controversy stalks Andy Muridzo

27 October 2017 RISING music star Andy Muridzo can be both a hero and villain in equal measure. His music talent, which has spawned hits such Dherira, Emma and Chidhafu Dhunda, has never been doubted but it has been counteracted on a regular basis by his knack of attracting controversy.

Jah Prayzah's biggest gamble

13 October 2017 WITH the cheapest ticket pegged at a pricey $20, the launch of Jah Prayzah's latest album Kutonga Kwaro at the Harare International Conference Centre tonight will surely be a big test case of the music star's crowd-pulling prowess.

More professionals join music fray

4 August 2017 MORE professionals are abandoning their jobs to venture into music production, which has become a passionate hobby for many while others are doing it on a part-time basis.

Tryson, Progress rope in managers

21 July 2017 WHILE musicians Progress Chipfumo and Tryson Chimbetu once shone in the showbiz, lack of proper management has seen the two artistes grounded again.

Lack of focus paralyses dance industry

3 July 2017 LACK of creativity and poor management has hit hard on the dance industry, a development that has seen the majority of dance groups folding.

'Polygamy saves me from women'

5 June 2017 MUSICIAN Taruvinga Manjokota aka Sugar Sugar believes his two wives are a blessing, saying they play the crucial role of saving him from contracting sexually-transmitted infections.

Shamein dazzles in Mzansi

28 May 2017 A Durban-based Gokwe musician and dancer Shamein Chidhobhe (pictured)is making waves on the South African music scene where she is rubbing shoulders with a host of internationally-acclaimed artists.

Musicians fail to maintain their children

12 May 2017 WITH the harsh economic environment prevailing in the country, a number of artistes have been dragged to courts of law and making headlines in media for failing to look after their children.

Byo artiste selected for 'Unified Women Project'

5 May 2017 NOMA Damasane better known in arts circles as Lady Tshawe has come first ahead of many talented young women who responded to the open call for female Zimbabwean scriptwriters in March.

Diamond Musica descends on Byo

28 April 2017 RHUMBA outfit Diamond Musica, currently riding high on their new single Diamond Fire, will perform at Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel tonight.

Health issues brought to Hifa

25 April 2017 THE United States, through its embassy in Harare, has partnered with the Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa) to showcase a tuberculosis film as well as musical and health infotainment in Harare's First Street.

Here comes 'King Satan'

10 April 2017 CHEGUTU-based musician Samson Nharara shocked many after adopting the most dreaded name on earth "King Satan" as his stage name.

The writing on the wall

1 April 2017 A new exhibition explores the history of modern urban graffiti - from its roots in the inner cities of Philadelphia and New York, through to the present day global graffiti movement.

Mokoomba launches album tonight

26 March 2017 ONE of Zimbabwe's youngest and world travelled band Mokoomba will launch their new album, Luyando today at Harare's Theatre In The Park.

Fungisai embraces 'church person' tag

19 March 2017 AFTER being on the receiving end of some fierce criticism by the public following revelations that she was not a "church person" early last year, musician Fungisai Zvakavapano-Mashavave has convinced herself to embrace and promote the brand "church person."

Carl, wife 'homeless'

13 February 2017 OMEDIAN Carl Joshua Ncube has taken matters into his own hands, after several attempts and failures at being crowned the country's ambassador; the comedian is doing it alone.

Urban grooves music slowly fading away?

6 February 2017 AT THE turn of the millennium, government instructed that local radio stations play 75 percent local content and urban grooves became popular among the youthful generation.

'Fame, popularity imprisoned me'

27 January 2017 ZORA maestro Leonard Karikoga Zhakata never imagined that he would be famous through music but was just doing it for a lark.

Masike's dance with orphans

20 January 2017 INTERNATIONALLY-acclaimed mbira artiste Hope Masike has donated to less privileged people around the country as part of her efforts to plough back into the community.

New York welcomes Zim fashion designers

2 January 2017 American photographer Jhenny Morales Evans and Philipino fashion designer John Ablaza visited Zimbabwe in 2016 where they conducted workshops for local designers and models.

Generator fired again

2 December 2016 FORMER Jah Prayzah dancer and backing vocalist Evidence Mudzingo aka Generator was shown the exit door at Sam Dondo's Impala Sunway Crooners a couple of weeks ago.

Jah Prayzah, Mhere sing for the Warriors

18 November 2016 THE recent win by the national soccer team of Zimbabwe, popularly known as Warriors, has inspired musicians to compose songs for them.

Mhere shines before thousands

15 November 2016 GOSPEL musician Mathias Mhere showcased his singing prowess before thousands when he performed at the recent Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries' annual Night of Turn Around event last Friday night.

Bustop TV's Magi ready to conquer

4 November 2016 BUSTOP TV comedians Sharon "Magi" Chideu and Samanatha "Gonyeti" Kureya, who recently won Zimbabwe International Women Awards (Ziwa) gong in the People's Choice Award category, are making their mark in Zimbabwe's male-dominated comedy arena.

Faith keeps Chabvonga going

24 October 2016 CHIMURENGA artiste Jairos Chabvonga is not worried about packing venues at the moment as his focus is to give loyal fans value for money.

Rastafarians breathe fire

18 October 2016 LOCAL reggae artistes, who claim to be true Rastafarians, were left bitter with the promoter of the Jamaican international reggae family, Morgan Heritage's show.

Bustop TV join forces with DJ Fydale

10 October 2016 BUSTOP TV has collaborated with top producer DJ Fydale incorporating top Zimdancehall musicians to produce the Bustop riddim.

Global citizenship for Gurira

1 October 2016 Danai Gurira (pictured) is an enthusiastic citizen of an increasingly connected world. She loves to travel. She celebrates social media - the way it collapses the distance between people, the way it democratises.

WeUtonga celebrates 10 years of marriage

23 September 2016 WHILE one of Hollywood's power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are getting divorced, musician Edith WeUtonga and her husband filmmaker Elton Mjanana are celebrating 10 years of marriage.

All-female jam session on cards

16 September 2016 CITY Sports Bar's weekly event Jam Session has gone a gear up following its decision to have an all-female session on Monday next week.

Carl realises his dream

9 September 2016 WHAT started off as a dream for comedian Carl Joshua Ncube (pictured) is fast becoming a reality - being a world renowned comedian.

SA-based King S hopes for breakthrough

17 August 2016 SOUTH Africa-based Zimbabwean composer and singer Solomon "King S" Simbi, who in March this year released his second CD titled Dopiro Rerudo Volume 2, believes he will one day make his breakthrough in the tough but lucrative South African music market.

Model eyes Miss Tourism Universe title

22 July 2016 TWENTY-SIX-year-old model Sharon Rutsito has her eyes set on the Miss Tourism Universe title, set for Lebanon in September.

Social connection exhibition opens

15 July 2016 House of Menka a new art enterprise has launched its debut exhibition titled Network Connected - The Science and Art of Social Connection.

Mazuruse gains ground

8 July 2016 GIFTED gospel musician and celebrated producer Forward Mazuruse made his intentions known with a scintillating performance as he officially unveiled his latest album Jesus is everything (Jesus ndiye zvese) last weekend.

Theatre In The Park brings back stage plays

19 June 2016 WHEN Rooftop Promotion's Theatre in the Park shut its doors in 2012, the theatre world fell on its knees.

Musicians, poets shine on Mai Chisamba Show

10 June 2016 TELEVISION personality Rebecca Chisamba aka Mai Chisamba is promoting local musicians and poets who she is giving a platform to shine during her popular talk-show, Mai Chisamba Show.

Artistes capitalise on collabos

3 June 2016 LOCAL musicians have discovered the art of earning quick popularity through collaborations.

Prayersoul inspired to be unique

27 May 2016 THE Weekend Post caught up with rising neo-soul musician Prayersoul who is currently enjoying tours outside Zimbabwe, expanding his musical wings. Below are excerpts of the interview the musician had with Entertainment Writer Sharon Muguwu.

'I am still single, available'

20 May 2016 VIVACIOUS artiste Lyn Magodo, popularly known for her role in Jah Prayzah's video Eriza, says she is still single and not engaged.

Hifa to bring together 1 000 voices

16 May 2016 HARARE International Festival of the Arts (Hifa) 2017 edition has big plans, including a showcase that will incorporate 1 000 people on a single stage.

'My talent speaks for itself'

8 May 2016 THE Weekend Post's Sharon Muguwu caught up with rising actress Lisa Gutu (pictured) who is currently living her dream.

Fitzgerald, Sinatra inspire me - Eve

2 May 2016 The WeekendPost's Sharon Muguwu caught up with jazz musician Eve Kawadza to find out what makes her tick among other issues.

Jazz singer Vee goes solo

22 April 2016 THE WeekendPost caught up with Jazz musician Vimbai "Vee" Mukarati who has decided to pursue a solo career after working with the likes of Mokoomba, Chabvondoka among others.

Movie family fun day hailed

8 April 2016 STER KINEKOR Westgate's Family Fun Day Movie Marathons are proving to be a success as seen by the rise in numbers of people attending.

'Batman v Superman' falls short of expectations

1 April 2016 THE merging of Batman and Superman in one movie was hyped to be one of the greatest comic matrix of all time but the production fell far from expectations.

Up-close with Tariro NeGitare

29 March 2016 ACOUSTIC guitarist Tariro NeGitare is a bundle of talent and energy having performed and has shared the stage with household names such as Stella Chiweshe, Victor Kunonga, the late Chiwoniso Maraire, Dudu Manhenga, Oliver Mtukudzi, Alick Macheso and Zahara among many others.

I'm too busy to marry: Chidarikire

20 March 2016 YESTERYEAR hitmaker Tendai "Sasa" Chidarikire is not desperate to marry despite being in his 40s.

Gloria in drive to empower women

20 March 2016 NATIONAL Foods, through its Gloria Flour brand (Gloria), over the weekend toured Bulawayo as part of its initiative aimed at empowering and uplifting women as well as promoting its brand.