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Mahalia’s Corner starts Sunday

15 September 2017

When Mahalia’s Corner opens its seventh season, which runs from Sunday till October 15 at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, there will be a stellar lineup, including their first-ever regional featured artiste Patrice Roberts. The five-week show, produced by 2 Mile... Read More

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Sax player saves the day

15 September 2017

Over its 41 years, the Richard Stoute Teen Talent contest has been synonymous with the vocal abilities of young Barbadians. But last Sunday night at the fifth preliminary of the 2017 season, it was the sheer musicianship of student saxophonist Zukeli Inniss that... Read More

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Concert an evening of class

15 September 2017

Some of the graduates of the Barbados Community College (BCC) music programme recently put on quite a show at a donor concert in appreciation of the presentation of a Steinway Sons grand piano to the college. Held at the college, the concert was an evening of class,... Read More

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J.J. Abrams to write and direct 2019’s Star Wars: Episode IX

13 September 2017

LOS ANGELES – Filmmaker J.J. Abrams will write and direct the ninth instalment of the on-going Star Wars saga, Walt Disney Co said Tuesday, a week after the film lost its writer-director due to creative differences with the studio. Abrams will helm Star Wars: Episode... Read More

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Fan-tastic Animekon

08 September 2017

NONE OF THE competitors came out to play at the Laurie Dash Cosplay tournament at Flow Lim8tless Animekon 2017. Animekon is an annual conference for comic lovers, animation fans and gamers held at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, St Michael. This year was the... Read More

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Apple, Amazon bid for James Bond film rights: Hollywood Reporter

07 September 2017

NEW YORK – The film franchise features Bond, James Bond. And Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc have joined a bevy of suitors bidding for distribution rights for the lucrative movies depicting the exploits of Britain’s famed fictional spy, the Hollywood Reporter said on Wednesday.... Read More

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Notting Hill a blast

04 September 2017

LONDON'S NOTTING HILL carnival was an enjoyable, even if exhausting experience, for many. The annual celebration of black culture ending on the last Monday of August is no longer exclusive to Caribbean people but has become Europe’s biggest street festival, with... Read More

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Melvin’s journey to drummer extraordinare

03 September 2017

Melvin Alick is a man of his word. So much so that he passed on playing a gig with Machel Montano because he had already said yes to one previously. Who is Machel Montano? International soca superstar from Trinidad and Tobago, but we are getting ahead of ourselves.... Read More

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Lil Rick gets new ride

01 September 2017

PARTY MONARCH Lil Rick now has the keys to his brand new set of wheels. In July the entertainer successfully defended his title, to earn his sixth win with the song Energy, copping the the top prize of a fully loaded Mazda 3. Today at MQI's Wildey, St Michael... Read More

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Tour insurers say Kanye West not cooperating with $10 million claim

01 September 2017

LOS ANGELES – Syndicates of Lloyd’s of London insurance market filed a countersuit to Kanye West’s claim that he was owed $10 million after cancelling his tour last year, saying it found “substantial irregularities” in the rapper’s medical history. The counterclaim... Read More

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Miley Cyrus, Beyonce join Harvey storm relief effort

01 September 2017

LOS ANGELES – Pop star Miley Cyrus and Oscar-winning actors Sandra Bullock and Leonardo DiCaprio pledged funds to help victims of storm Harvey, while Beyonce on Thursday said she was sending a team to her Houston, Texas hometown to help with relief efforts. A donation... Read More

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iWeb gets keys to Nissan X-Trail

31 August 2017

REIGNING CALYPSO MONARCH Ian iWeb Webster has the keys to his brand new Nissan X-Trail. During the 2017 Courtesy/Mount Gay Pic O De Crop competition Webster earned his third crown with the songs Salesman and Pray for the Souls after winning consecutively in 2013... Read More

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Taylor Swift's new music video makes biggest YouTube debut ever

29 August 2017

LOS ANGELES – Taylor Swift’s vengeful new music video Look What You Made Me Do, is smashing records on YouTube, garnering more than 43 million views in its first 24 hours of release. YouTube said on Tuesday it was the biggest debut of any video in YouTube history,... Read More

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Hall documentary captivating

26 August 2017

ALL EYES WERE locked onto the screen at the Olympus VIP Theatres yesterday as scores of people showed up to watch the movie Hall. The thrilling documentary told the tale of notorious Barbadian fugitive Winston Hall who was one of four men charged with the murder... Read More

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Caribbean dance

26 August 2017

LOCAL TALENT Dancin’ Africa and Jamaica’s L’Acadco were awesome as they lifted a large crowd at CARIFESTA XIII Dance Caribbean! In The Contemporary at the newly refurbished Wildey Gymnasium on Thursday night. Dancin’ Africa opened the night with a piece entitled... Read More

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Of masks and drums at Pelican

26 August 2017

THURSDAY NIGHT'S SHOWCASE at Pelican Craft Village had all the elements of a great event. Fantastic weather, skilful acts, and a sizeable crowd that was ready, ramped up and raring to sample some of the rich culture of sister nations St Kitts and Nevis along with... Read More

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A playground of lessons

26 August 2017

TRADITION VERSUS PROGRESS through education, the rites of passage from a boy to a man, nature verses nurture, family conflict and the roles of each member are some of the themes explored in the play Playground. Written by Dr Frank McField, Cayman Islands' “most accomplished... Read More

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Joseph takes second Teen prelim

25 August 2017

FLEDGING ENTERTAINER Kenya Joseph had one night to show why she was worthy of a semi-final spot in the 41st Richard Stoute Teen Talent Contest and she didn’t disappoint. And after just one performance last Sunday at Divi Southwinds Resort, Christ Church, she affirmed... Read More

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Tuk takes over the stage

25 August 2017

THE BEAUTIFUL MUSIC of the penny whistle, drum and triangle played by tuk bands took pride of place on the Grand Market main stage Wednesday night. Tuk is We Ting was the theme of the Barbados Night at CARIFESTA XIII and as visitors got a taste of what this country’s... Read More

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Affi dance to dis

25 August 2017

WHEN STIFFY'S TIP An’ Ben Ova started to play, the Frank Collymore Hall audience probably wondered how the Jamaican dance company L’Acadco got a hold of it so soon. But if they knew about the dance group, founded in the 1980s by Jamaican dancer and choreographer,... Read More

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When talent shines

18 August 2017

IF A GOOD start was what veteran entertainer Richard Stoute hoped for the 41st edition of his eponymous teen talent contest, then that desire was efficiently achieved. It occurred on Sunday night at the Divi Southwinds Resort in St Lawrence, Christ Church, when the... Read More

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