• Today
    December 15

  • 09:49 AM

joyann-skeete

Diamond in the rough

08 December 2017

The vibe and rhythm of music developed Joyann Skeete’s passion for disc jockeying. The energy of the crowd and the synergy between audience and DJ wowed her, and since then she has been scratching vinyl and using jog wheels, faders and backlit buttons to mix music on... Read More

dancers

Future stars of dance

08 December 2017

Several pairs of happy feet tapped their way around The St Leonards Boys’ School auditorium recently when the Stars Of The Future Competition came off. Dancers, young and old competed in Latin and ballroom categories, including the rumba, paso doble, cha-cha and... Read More

walt-disney-logo

Disney’s bid for Fox assets gains momentum say sources

06 December 2017

Walt Disney Co is in the lead to acquire much of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s media empire, though rival suitor Comcast Corp remains in contention, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The Murdoch family, which controls Fox, prefers a deal with Disney... Read More

popcaan

'Poppy' frenzy

05 December 2017

Well worth the wait! After waiting some seven hours to see the main attraction of the FAS7STAR Hennessy Artistry on the Beach, Popcaan and his 25-man strong entourage made it worthwhile for the thousands gathered at Pirate’s Cove on Bay Street when they finally hit... Read More

movado-on-stage-120417

Movado’s magic

04 December 2017

Jamaican dancehall star Movado lifted the FAS7STAR/Yello Hennessy Artistry to a higher level in the early hours of yesterday morning. At about 2:55 a.m. Movado, real name David Brooks, swarmed the stage to awaken an almost lifeless crowd of thousands who packed the... Read More

russel-simmons-120217

Music producer Russell Simmons steps down after sex assault claim

02 December 2017

LOS ANGELES – Music producer Russell Simmons said on Thursday he was stepping down from his fashion and production businesses after a screenwriter said in a column in the Hollywood Reporter that Simmons sexually assaulted her in 1991. Jenny Lumet, the screenwriter... Read More

megan-green-and-dequon-alleyne-120217

Top teens

02 December 2017

Barbados’ top two talented teens are Meghan Green and Dequon Alleyne. Screams and cheers erupted when the pair, favourites from the outset, were announced as the winners in the annual Barbados Talented Teens pageant after 11 p.m. The show, themed This Is Festival,... Read More

dj-maniack-120117

Maniack makes his mark

01 December 2017

It just got Hott-er at the country’s leading radio station. DJ Maniack was crowned the winner of the The Come Up DJ Competition, sponsored by KFC Barbados. Maniack will now have the opportunity to showcase his talent to Barbados as he will have a slot on the Starcom... Read More

riddim-tribe-and-wendy-williams

Multimillion tourism boost

29 November 2017

BARBADOS’ tourism is getting a multimillion-dollar boost as a result of a partnership with popular American television programme The Wendy Williams show. Director for the United States Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI), Petra Roach, said the partnership included... Read More

barbados-is-music-cancelled-2

Cancelled: Barbados Is Music

28 November 2017

Barbados Is Music is cancelled. The show, set for the eve of Independence Day at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex and which was going to feature Splash Band and 4D People has been called off due to "extremely low ticket sales". Read More

seth-meyers-112817

Talk show host Seth Meyers to host 2018 Golden Globes

28 November 2017

LOS ANGELES – Late night talk show host Seth Meyers will host the 2018 Golden Globe movie and television awards ceremony in January, organizers said on Monday. It will be the first Golden Globes hosting gig for Myers, 43, whose “Late Night with Seth Meyers” airs... Read More

miss-universe

South African self-defence trainer crowned Miss Universe

27 November 2017

LAS VEGAS – A South African woman who helps train women in self-defence was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday at the pageant held in Las Vegas, with Miss Colombia and Miss Jamaica also making it to the final three. Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, 22, who unleashed a big smile... Read More

lesley-chapman-andrews-112717

Lesley’s journey ends

27 November 2017

The Miss Universe journey ended last night for local queen Lesley Chapman-Andrews. Just after 9 p.m., host Steve Harvey announced the Top 16 live from Axis at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas, with Chapman-Andrews not making the cut. However, the 26-year-old walked... Read More

adaeze

Voices of honey

24 November 2017

There was nothing sweeter than the voices of the numerous acts who swarmed the Hilton Resort and brought life to Honey Jam Barbados 2017. The talented young women not only showed off their strong vocal abilities, but they delivered strong social messages with many... Read More

andrea-wells-and-lucia-white

More to do after NIFCA

24 November 2017

The National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) is not the end of the line for the National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF) involvement in the various artistic expressions and disciplines showcased during the annual six-week event. In an interview with WEEKEND... Read More

gemini-project-112117

NIFCA excellence

21 November 2017

It was a wonderful showcase of Barbadian talent on display on Sunday night at this year’s NIFCA Performing Arts Gala. Whether it was in drumming, dancing, singing, drama, music or spoken word, the tradition of excellence shone brightly before the large audience at... Read More

della-reese

Touched By An Angel actress Della Reese dead at 86

20 November 2017

LOS ANGELES – Actress and gospel singer Della Reese, best known for her role in the Touched By An Angel television series, has died at the age of 86 at her home in California, her family said on Monday. The actress “passed away peacefully at her California home surrounded... Read More

beyonce

Beyonce is 2017's highest-paid woman in music with $105 million

20 November 2017

LOS ANGELES – Beyonce’s hit album Lemonade and world tour made her the highest-paid woman in music in 2017, according to an annual Forbes list on Monday, edging out Britain’s Adele and pop star Taylor Swift. The R&B singer earned some $105 million from record sales... Read More

carrington-and-leacock-112017

St Lucy overcomes

20 November 2017

It was all for gran. Shortly after being announced as the Most Outstanding Parish Ambassadors for 2017 at the Gymnasium of the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex on Saturday night, Daimon Rock, who along with partner Jennice King took the fifth title to St Lucy, could... Read More

st-lucy-win-spirit-of-the-nation-show-111817

St Lucy have the spirit

18 November 2017

Daimon Rock and Jennice King took home the fifth title to St Lucy when they were crowned the Most Outstanding Parish Ambassadors for 2017 at the Spirit of the Nation Show at the Gymnasium of the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex a short while ago. The duo also took... Read More

damien-pinder-and-team

$4 800 in 48 hours

17 November 2017

If you have a dream you can achieve. That must be the mantra for Team B, led by Stockton Miller, who emerged victorious with their film entitled In Dreams at the recently concluded annual 48-hour film challenge project. With seven teams vying for the winner takes... Read More

VIDEO

BLOGS

KRYSTLE CLEAR img
THE LONG VIEW img
INSIDE EDITORIAL img
What's Trending img
MONEY MATTERS img
Toni-Ann Johnson img

FRONT COVER OF TODAY'S NEWSPAPER

CARTOON

POLL

Are you cutting back on how much you spend this Christmas?

Yes
No
Not sure yet

INSTAGRAM