NIFCA semis coming to a close

16 October 2016

THE LAST SEMI-FINAL of NIFCA is on tonight at Combermere School. Once again, it is mainly the schools taking part in this year’s National Independence Festival of Creative Arts. The dance schools are represented by Praise Academy of Dance, the prolific Israel... Read More


Film does well at Media Awards

16 October 2016

IT MAY HAVE started with ‘one camera, a tripod and a good idea’, but the final product resulted in Once Upon A Time in Ichirouganaim being one of the biggest winners at the annual Barbados Visual Media Awards Friday night. Read More


WEEKEND BUZZ October 14, 2016

14 October 2016

THIS IS WHAT’S BUZZING this weekend … Catch the Honey Jam reveal. Check out highlights from iParty. The semi-finals of the Richard Stoute Teen Talent are here. Read More


Schools take centre stage at NIFCA tonight

14 October 2016

THE FINAL WEEKEND of NIFCA performing arts semis is underway at the Alexandra School hall. School groups are taking the spotlight tonight at the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts. Of the 20 acts, ten schools are set to perform, with most of them doing... Read More


Woodvine celebrates 25 years

14 October 2016

IT WAS four nights of dance delights as Louise Woodvine Dance Academy celebrated 25 years with a show at Frank Collymore Hall recently. It was a potpourri of dance styles from classical ballet to African dance to modern to jazz from the over 250 dancers, aged four... Read More


Big 50th Fiesta

12 October 2016

IN THE FORM of a true fiesta, Jubilee Gardens in The City was transformed into a celebratory gala yesterday, dedicated to Barbados’ big 50th birthday celebrations. The event, which attracted a large crowd, was held in association with the National Cultural Foundation... Read More


Ace takes centre stage

11 October 2016

DANCE WAS the biggest trend Sunday night with ten entries at the third semi-finals of the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA). Also covering music, speech and drama, 22 entrants sought to find the judges’ favour to send them through to the finals.... Read More


Film-maker takes CBC to task

10 October 2016

A LOCAL FILM-MAKER has publicly taken the state-run television station, CBC, to task for not embracing more local content. Rommel Hall, founder of Hall-e-wood Productions – the developer and producer of Barbados’ first sitcom Keeping Up With The Joneses and the award-winning... Read More


NIFCA continues at Combermere

09 October 2016

THE THIRD SEMI-FINALS of the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts – NIFCA, continues at Combermere School with dance, drama, music and spoken word. Fresh faces and some of the old guard are onstage trying to make it to the finals which start on October... Read More


NIFCA Semis on at Combermere

08 October 2016

THE TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE continues tonight at the Combermere School hall with performances in drama, dance, speech and song. It's that time of the year when local talent takes centre stage. The first of a series of the National Independence Festival of Creative... Read More


Two sweet

08 October 2016

BARBADOS HAS NOT one but two senior sweethearts. Sharon Bellamy-Thompson and Doriel Skinner both tied for the top spot of the Ms Senior Sweetheart Pageant of Barbados/International held at Raddison Aquatica Resort last Saturday. If the cheers and the several photos... Read More


Weekend Buzz October 7, 2016

07 October 2016

In the Weekend Buzz: Catch some of the action from the Silent Headphone Party, Shades of Pink Cooler Party and Mahalia's Corner. Also, find out what's on this weekend. Read More


Weekend of jazz

07 October 2016

COME SAIL on the wings of love with Jeffrey Osborne, rock out to Marcus Anderson and dance along to MRBlood for a weekend of authentic jazz and soul. Son of the soil Elan Trotman, based in the United States is back with his annual Elan Trotman’s Barbados Jazz Excursion.... Read More


Stolen Van Gogh painting recovered

07 October 2016

AMSTERDAM/ROME – Two stolen Vincent Van Gogh paintings worth millions of euros were found in an Italian country house belonging to an alleged mafia drug smuggler, police said recently, 14 years after they disappeared in a daring heist in Amsterdam. Italian investigators... Read More


Grumpy cat immortalised in wax

04 October 2016

WAHINGTON DC – Grumpy Cat, the internet’s most famous scowling feline, not only unveiled a waxwork of herself this weekend, but also joined the cast of Broadway musical Cats to close out the show with some added “meow”. Grumpy Cat, 4, posed next to a wax replica... Read More


Jewel thieves put gun to Kim Kardashian's head, tie her up in Paris bathroom

03 October 2016

PARIS – Masked men put a gun to reality TV star Kim Kardashian's temple, left her tied up in the bathroom of her luxury residence in Paris and stole millions of dollars' worth of jewellery in the early hours of Monday, police and her publicist said. Kardashian, wife... Read More


Daniel Craig still first choice for Bond

02 October 2016

LONDON – The team behind the James Bond films wants Daniel Craig to return as 007, the spy series’ executive producer said on Friday, even after the British actor said he would rather slash his wrists than appear again. The 48-year-old star was “absolutely the first... Read More


Haiti’s first LGBT film festival postponed

01 October 2016

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Haiti’s first-ever LGBT film festival has been postponed after threats to burn down a building it was to be held in and an order by Port-au-Prince police to ban it, organisers said. The death and arson threats came by phone and in social media, members... Read More


Weekend Buzz September 30, 2016

30 September 2016

In the Weekend Buzz: Meet the new Mr and Miss Barbados Caribbean. Hear the twist Lil Rick put on Hard Wine at Mahalia's Corner. Get a peek of Fadda Fox's Dirty Habits music video. Find out what's buzzing this weekend. Read More


Crop Fusion ticket buyers can collect refunds

27 September 2016

THE MANAGEMENT OF TicketPal Caribbean has apologised on behalf of 246 Finest Entertainment for the recent cancellation of the Crop Fusion show which was supposed to be held last Saturday. The company has advised buyers to return to the box office from which they... Read More


Hollywood pair separate after 11 years

27 September 2016

ACTORS NAOMI WATTS and Liev Schreiber are splitting up after 11 years together, the couple said in a statement on Monday. Watts, 47, and Schreiber, 48, said that "the best way forward for us as a family is to separate as a couple". "It is with great love, respect... Read More




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