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World stage awaits artists

17 November 2018

“We acknowledge that the world is changing rapidly for all of us, including our creatives and particularly so in the fine arts arena. I am a strong advocate for embracing technology and culture, and in looking for new ways to promote the talent within our local creative... Read More

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Stan Lee, creator of many Marvel superheroes, dead at 95

12 November 2018

LOS ANGELES − Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Panther and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic figures in pop culture with soaring success at the movie box office, died at the age of 95, his daughter said on... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: New Trust Loan Fund Unit opens

11 November 2018

The air was charged with excitement when ministers of Government, leaders in the small business sector, prospective entrepreneurs and a host of other guests gathered at the Harbour Road premises for the grand opening of the new Trust Loan Fund Unit last week. Read More

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Making monumental impact

11 November 2018

The Oxford Dictionary defines ‘monumental’ as epic, huge, massive or enormous. That’s exactly the type of impact Darnel Greenidge is looking to make with his new local luxury brand Monumental Watches. Since launching his brand on August 30, the buzz has been nothing... Read More

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Wonder Woman stuntwoman dies at 72

07 November 2018

Kitty O'Neil, a stuntwoman who was Lynda Carter's stunt double on 1970s TV series Wonder Woman, has died in South Dakota at the age of 72. O'Neil, who lost her hearing when she was five months old, also doubled for Lindsay Wagner on The Bionic Woman. Read More

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People: Elba named the sexiest man alive

06 November 2018

LOS ANGELES - Actor Idris Elba, who James Bond fans are campaigning to be the next person to play 007, was named the sexiest man alive on Monday by People magazine. The London-born actor, 46, said he didn’t believe it when the magazine told him. “I was like,... Read More

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Michael Jackson’s Bad tour jacket up for auction

27 October 2018

LOS ANGELES − Michael Jackson’s black Bad jacket that the singer wore on his first solo tour is going up for auction in November and could fetch up to $100 000. Julien’s Auctions said on Friday that the jacket, which Jackson signed on the back with a silver permanent... Read More

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City Nights take on Broadway feel

12 October 2018

It was as though Broadway met Barbados last weekend during the 2018 staging of City Nights at Frank Collymore Hall. This year’s show took patrons on a musical journey, with selections from classic and contemporary Broadway musicals. Read More

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Kerwin keeps Corner cosy

05 October 2018

On Sunday night, Kerwin Du Bois kept it formal, but he still turned Mahalia’s Corner into the house of Bacchanal. It was the season finale, and hundreds of Bajans came out in their numbers at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre to support the Trinidadian singer/songwriter... Read More

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Cardi B charged in connection with assault in New York

02 October 2018

NEW YORK − Rapper Cardi B surrendered to New York City police on Monday and was charged with assault and reckless endangerment after a complaint claimed she was involved in a fight at a strip club in August. Read More

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Cover Drive taking a break

28 September 2018

Local band Cover Drive is taking a break but definitely not breaking up. The four-member group – made up of lead vocalist Amanda Reifer; guitarist/keytarist Barry “Bar Man” Hill; bassist Jamar Harding and percussionist/back up vocalist Thomas “T-Ray” Armstrong –... Read More

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HBO getting out of the boxing business after 45 years

28 September 2018

United States broadcaster HBO said on Thursday it will be dropping live boxing from its programming schedule from 2019 due to dwindling ratings, ending a 45-year association with the sport. Read More

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Stoute, Coscap in money row

23 September 2018

Veteran entertainer and Teen Talent pioneer Richard Stoute is singing the blues. He laments he has never received “one red cent” in royalties for his music from COSCAP, the Copyright Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. The author of Goodbye Bajan Girl,... Read More

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The voice that is Ch’An

21 September 2018

What can’t Ch’An sing? This could have been the question swirling in the minds of those who attended the most recent staging of Mahalia’s Corner at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Read More

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Rihanna is new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

20 September 2018

Government has appointed international pop icon, Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, with specific responsibility for promoting education, tourism and investment for the island. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley stated that Government... Read More

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Mrs Maisel, Game of Thrones win on night of Emmy upsets

18 September 2018

LOS ANGELES − Game of Thrones and The Marvelous Mrs Maisel won the top prizes at the Emmy awards on Monday on a night of upsets for the highest honours in television and a triumph for streaming services. Dystopian female show The Handmaid’s Tale and FX’s surreal... Read More

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Meghan Theobalds is Miss Universe Barbados 2018

15 September 2018

Meghan Theobalds came, she saw and conquered. Minutes before 10 tonight at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, a very stunned Theobalds was announced as the new Miss Universe Barbados. She stood centre stage emotionless until the crown was placed on her head by outgoing... Read More

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Making memories at the Corner

14 September 2018

If anyone told you how fantastically awesome the Three Kings were at Mahalia’s Corner last Sunday, believe the hype. It was an explosive, enveloping, spine tingling, goose bump kind of experience that John Yarde, Alix Cage and Raphael Saul treated the audience to... Read More

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Hinds dazzles at the Corner

07 September 2018

It was all about making memories at the first edition of Mahalia’s Corner for the 2018 season last Sunday. It was a line-up of a legend and legacies. The legend was Soca Queen Alison Hinds, who took the audience on a stroll down memory lane as she opened the show... Read More

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Hollywood star Burt Reynolds dies at 82

06 September 2018

Burt Reynolds, whose good looks and charm made him one of Hollywood’s most popular actors as he starred in films such as Deliverance, The Longest Yard and Smokey and the Bandit in the 1970s and ’80s, died on Thursday age of 82, The Hollywood Reporter said, citing his... Read More

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Kadooment goes to Hollywood

04 September 2018

It will be a Grand Kadooment in Hollywood. That’s because director of the Kadooment band Kontact, Anthony Layne, will be showcasing the island’s premier festival event when he takes a costumed section of his popular band, along with a contingent of Barbadian revellers,... Read More

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