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Weinstein on indefinite leave as company investigates allegations

08 October 2017

LOS ANGELES – Co-chairman Harvey Weinstein was taking an indefinite leave from the Weinstein Co, the film production company said on Friday, adding it will conduct an internal investigation into the New York Times’ report of sexual harassment allegations against one... Read More

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Miami Carnival hitting right notes

07 October 2017

Things continue to heat up in Miami as the annual Miami Broward One Carnival reaches a climax this weekend. On Friday the Sticks ‘n’ Tones steel band defeated six other bands to claim the top spot in Panorama. The keenly contested event came off at the Central Broward... Read More

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Marzville rocked the mic

06 October 2017

The crowd asked for it and he gave it to them last Sunday at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC). And not only was Marzville able to get everyone out of their seats, he brought along his not-so-surprise guest Stabby to ensure a great time was had by all. ... Read More

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Trinity takes Teen talent title

06 October 2017

The clash between Trinity Clarke and Shontae Alleyne-Clarke for the Richard Stoute Teen Talent (Juniors) title was a battle for the ages. It may be hard for those who weren’t in attendance at the Divi Southwinds Resort, St Lawrence, Christ Church, last Sunday night... Read More

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Ensemble’s magical sound

05 October 2017

IT’S BEEN SAID COUNTLESS TIMES that music can soothe the soul and wash away any troubles. This certainly was the case when the four-member Ibis Ensemble performed for about 45 minutes to a very appreciative audience at the Derrick Smith Auditorium last Friday evening.... Read More

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Cosby accuser asks US appeals court to revive defamation lawsuit

05 October 2017

BOSTON – A lawyer for an actress who claims Bill Cosby raped her in 1974 told a US appeals court on Wednesday that the comedian “destroyed” her reputation by calling her a liar after she came forward with her allegations in a 2014 newspaper interview Katherine McKee’s... Read More

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Music mogul Clive Davis tells of heartbreak over Whitney Houston death

03 October 2017

LONDON – For music mogul Clive Davis, one memory stands out from a six-decade career – the sudden death of long-time collaborator Whitney Houston. The Grammy-winning record producer and executive – and subject of a new documentary Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our... Read More

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Casey a clear winner

30 September 2017

There is an adage that states, “A child shall lead them”, and in essence that was what young Casey “KCB” Jemmott-Boyce did last Sunday night. At just nine years old, she was the youngest contestant to appear before the judges in the seventh and final preliminary... Read More

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Beyonce remixes Latin hit Mi Gente to aid disaster relief efforts

30 September 2017

LOS ANGELES – Beyonce has released a new single and video to help with relief efforts following the recent natural disasters in the Caribbean and Mexico. “Mi Gente (My People),” a remix of the Latin hit by J. Balvin and Willy William, marks the R&B singer’s first... Read More

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Nail-biting finale in talent contest

29 September 2017

There’s no better way to describe Sunday’s finale to the inaugural Richard Stoute Talent Contest for differently abled persons than thrilling. It was a nail-biter. Plain and simple. One of the most keenly contested competitions Barbados has seen in a very long time.... Read More

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Artistes set stage on fire

29 September 2017

Mahalia’s Corner last Sunday belonged equally to Biggie Irie and the show’s spotlight artiste Zachary Bostic. It was the second episode of the NexWorld Productions concert series and neither of the musicians disappointed. Biggie was in great voice and impressed... Read More

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‘Give of your best’

29 September 2017

“Do not give up.” Those were words of encouragement by Brian Green, national director of the Miss Universe Barbados pageant. He was speaking at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC) during the official prize giving ceremony held for the delegates of the 2017... Read More

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Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dies at age 91

28 September 2017

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, who helped usher in the 1960s sexual revolution with his ground-breaking men’s magazine and built a business empire around his libertine lifestyle, died on Wednesday at the age of 91, Playboy Enterprises said. Hefner, once called the... Read More

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British actor Colin Firth gets dual Italian citizenship after Brexit vote

25 September 2017

ROME – British actor Colin Firth, who has often played the role of a quintessential Englishman in his many films, has become an Italian citizen, Italy’s Interior Ministry said. “The very famous actor, who won an Oscar for the film The King’s Speech, is married to... Read More

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Rihanna’s 40 shades a hit

24 September 2017

Fenty Beauty has taken the world by storm. Since its launch two weeks ago, the make-up line, which is owned by Barbadian superstar Rihanna, has redefined beauty standards across the industry and the approach to make-up production. With 40 shades from the extremely... Read More

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Neesha feels So Amazing with another award

22 September 2017

Celebrated Barbadian gospel artiste Neesha Woodz didn’t believe that an already amazing 2017 could get any better. But last week it did when the 30-year-old received her first international award for the hit single So Amazing. This took place over the weekend... Read More

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Songwriters get avenue to improve skills

22 September 2017

Songwriters once again have a chance to improve their songwriting skills with the second staging of the Writers Block seminar. The initiative, which is being put on by Dark Room Recordings, provides writing sessions, music development scholarships and recording contracts... Read More

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Rick loves The Corner

22 September 2017

His first appearance at Mahalia’s Corner last year was so nice that Lil Rick had to do it twice. Sunday at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on Two Mile Hill, the reigning Party Monarch had the audience fully tuned-in as he showed off his natural comedic ability... Read More

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RPB collects big Sweet Soca prize

21 September 2017

The 2017 Sweet Soca Monarch has finally bagged his fully loaded Mazda 3. On Thursday at MQI Wildey, sales and marketing manager Margaret Hoyte and acting chief executive officer of the National Cultural Foundation handed RPB the keys to the fully loaded vehicle.... Read More

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Anime is her game

19 September 2017

FASHION DESIGNER Shannon Williams is proving her craft has no limits: “I did not want to learn how to stitch to make uniforms,” she told EASY magazine. “I wanted to design and construct unconventional pieces.” Shannon rushed home from Charles F. Broome Memorial School... Read More

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Lady Gaga calls off European tour, citing severe physical pain

19 September 2017

LOS ANGELES − Lady Gaga on Monday called off the European leg of her world tour, saying she was suffering from severe physical pain and was seeking medical treatment. The Born This Way singer, 31, who says she suffers from fibromyalgia, also cancelled an appearance... Read More

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