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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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New York police increase security for Caribbean J’Ouvert

02 September 2018

NEW YORK – The New York Police Department (NYPD) says it is heightening security for this year’s Caribbean J’Ouvert celebration in Brooklyn, saying that it is still concerned about violence that had rocked the event in past years. The Caribbean celebration will... Read More

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Aretha Franklin's gospel roots celebrated at Queen of Soul's funeral

01 September 2018

DETROIT – A Detroit church swelled with the sound of gospel music on Friday as family, friends and fans of Aretha Franklin bid rousing farewell to the Queen of Soul at a funeral that featured tributes by former US President Bill Clinton and singer Stevie Wonder. ... Read More

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T to Aretha Franklin

28 August 2018

DETROIT (Reuters) - Aretha Franklin’s body lay in repose on Tuesday while her soaring voice poured out from loudspeakers outside a Detroit museum, stirring fans to sway and sing along and others to weep as they lined up for a last glimpse of the Queen of Soul. Franklin... Read More

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4K: A band of brothers

27 August 2018

You knew them as The Energy Band. But allow Dwight Callender, Michael Knight, Pierre Dominique and Corey Wilson to reintroduce themselves. They are now 4K The Band! The quartet are popular names and faces across the entertainment scene in Barbados since 2012. So... Read More

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Small all for longer jump

23 August 2018

Two-time Best Festival Designer Kevin Small is willing to embrace changes for the Republic Bank Grand Kadooment next year, after Minister of Culture John King suggested the jump should go back to its Warrens starting point and end at 7 p.m. Small said costs of costume... Read More

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Keys to ride

20 August 2018

Now that the keys are in their hands, the 2018 monarchs are truly ready for the road. At MQI in Wildey, St Michael, on Monday, Party Monarch Mikey, who won with My Kinda Party, and first-time Sweet Soca winner Lil Rick, who served fans Breakfast In Bed, were each... Read More

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Kingdom Arts brings fashion to stage

20 August 2018

The fashion was hot and the atmosphere was electrifying, making for one awesome night last Thursday at the Kingdom Arts Fashion Show. Organiser of the fashion show and week of activities, Kevin Campbell, said this year’s fashion show was bigger and better than in... Read More

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King’s Crop Over vision

19 August 2018

Crop Over 2019 could see the Republic Bank Grand Kadooment jump moving its starting point back to Warrens and going up to 7 p.m. This suggestion came from Minister of Creative Economy and Culture John King, who delivered the feature address at the 2018 Crop Over... Read More

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