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Marking 50 in style

07 December 2016

THE COLOURFUL and exciting fireworks display last Friday at midnight reflected a great night spent at the Fifty/50 event at Hilton Barbados Resort. The event was held to commemorate Barbados’ 50th anniversary of Independence and celebrate the hotel’s 50 years in... Read More

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Eight Grammy nominations for Riri

06 December 2016

BAJAN SUPERSTAR Rihanna landed eight Grammy nominations when the announcement was made today. Beyonce leads the pack of Grammy hopefuls at nine, but she and Rihanna are the only two females with so many. RiRi is hoping that Work works out for her as she is up... Read More

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Lashley: Thompson was a great talent

06 December 2016

MINISTER OF CULTURE, Stephen Lashley, has extended condolences to the family and friends of Barbadian vocalist, Clarence Thompson. In a statement released today, Lashley said that the entertainer will long be remembered in Barbados as being “one of the most outstanding... Read More

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Awesome beach party

06 December 2016

BASED ON THE CROWD that filled the Pirates Cove venue Sunday night for the last leg of the Hennessy Artistry three-day event, FAS7STAR might have a staple on their hand. While it could be said that the show was a copy of Reggae On The Beach, it seems a beach party... Read More

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Historic moment at Oval

05 December 2016

HISTORY WAS CREATED at Kensington Oval early yesterday morning and it had nothing to do with cricket. For the first time, Jamaican dancehall artistes Beenie Man and Bounty Killa performed together on a Barbadian stage in unity, and the right Lauryn Hill showed up... Read More

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Clarence Thompson dies

04 December 2016

THE VOICE of local singer Clarence Thompson has fallen silent. Reports are that 71 year-old, known for many beautifully rendered ballads, was found dead in his Friend Ship Terrace, Lodge Hill, St Michael, home this evening by his Home Help. Sources said when the... Read More

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Hennessy Artistry underway

03 December 2016

HENNESSY ARTISTRY started with local band Cover Drive kicking off things. The crowd, while not thick, was slowly building at that time. The show has on a star-studded bill with Lauryn Hill to perform later, along with Jamaican acts Taurrus Riley, Beenie Man and... Read More

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Lauryn Hill arrives for Hennessy Artistry

03 December 2016

MEGA STAR Lauryn Hill touched down quietly at the Grantley Adams International Airport last night. With no fanfare and dressed in black she quickly exited the arrival hall and departed in the waiting vehicle. The singer is here to perform for the first time in... Read More

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Mega jam

03 December 2016

BILLED THE Golden Anniversary Mega Concert, it promised to deliver patriotic performances from sons and daughters of the soil. Consider that mission accomplished. It started at 9:45 p.m. with the obligatory message from Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, and Queen... Read More

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Weekend Buzz December 2, 2016

02 December 2016

In the Weekend Buzz: See what went down at Music Fashion Hair Barbados. Catch some of the Golden Anniversary Spectacular Mega Concert. Peter Ram has a new music video. Find out what's buzzing this weekend. Read More

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Barrow on big screen

02 December 2016

TO SEE THE Father of Independence and his journey represented on the big screen has always been the dream of many a Barbadian. That dream was finally realised last week Saturday night, at the premiere of Barrow: Freedom Fighter. Dignitaries such as Prime Minister... Read More

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QC to crown two

02 December 2016

EIGHT “MODELS” WILL take to the fashion runway tomorrow evening when Queen’s College’s graduation class of 2017 hosts Elites: Fashion Week at the school. After starting with 13 contestants – seven boys and six girls – five contestants were eliminated during the rounds... Read More

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Celebrating We Ting

01 December 2016

THOUSANDS OF BAJANS painted the Barbados Defence Force’s Paragon range blue, yellow and black last Sunday morning when the Foreday-concept party We Ting came off. The event was held under the theme Golden and organiser Toni Thorne estimated that just under 2 000... Read More

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Panama Dreams screening tonight

01 December 2016

THE FREE SUNSET PREVIEW of Panama Dreams, a docudrama by Alison Saunders, will still take place as planned at 6:15 p.m. today at the Frank Collymore Hall. The special event that celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Independence, is hosted by the Frank Collymore Hall... Read More

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Refunds procedures for postponed events

29 November 2016

THE MANAGEMENT OF TicketPal Caribbean has announced its refunds procedure in light of th postponement of Twisted Entertainment’s BIM Tipsy Cooler Party, Hilton Barbados Resort’s Fifty/50 and Barbados is Music. BIM Tipsy will now be held tomorrow, November 30 from... Read More

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Seagal gets Russian passport

26 November 2016

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin presented a Russian passport to U.S. actor Steven Seagal on Friday and said he hoped it would serve as a symbol of how the fractious ties between Moscow and Washington are starting to improve. At a Kremlin ceremony where... Read More

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Weekend Buzz November 25, 2016

25 November 2016

See how Romario Bates and Tiffani Lynch danced their way to victory. Take in some of the entertainment from Come Town. Get a taste of the most recent Silent Headphones party. Read More

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Online voting to replace stage show

25 November 2016

THE AYES have it! The public will have the final say as to who will win the 2017 Banks Calendar Girl Competition, in which $10 000 is at stake. For the first time an online voting system will replace the stage show, allowing people across the island to vote for... Read More

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Bajans Come Town and enjoy

25 November 2016

THE BARBADOS TOURISM Product Authority (BTPA) invited Bajans to Come Town to be part of celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Barbados’ Independence on Wednesday evening, and hundreds accepted the invitation. It was the second time that the BPTA attempted to put... Read More

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Evening of Pan a hit

25 November 2016

THE SWEET SOUNDS from the steel pan and the rhythmic beats from the tuk band were enough to whip the crowd into a frenzy at the Everything Bajan Evening Of Pan. Those who gathered on the damp grounds two Saturdays ago at the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) headquarters,... Read More

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Elton John denies he will play at Trump inauguration

23 November 2016

BRITAIN'S SIR ELTON John will not perform at the inauguration of Donald Trump in Washington as US president, the singer-songwriter's spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Anthony Scaramucci, an economic adviser to Trump's campaign, said John would be performing in a BBC... Read More

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