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Gabby hospitalised

15 December 2018

Calypsonian and cultural ambassador Anthony “Gabby” Carter has been hospitalised. He is currently undergoing tests at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, where he has been admitted as a patient since Thursday. Read More

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Sir Don signs out

13 December 2018

A pillar of the musical landscape has passed and it has left the fraternity shaken. It is understood that highly acclaimed writer, composer, calypso analyst and recording artiste, Don Marshall, more affectionately known by his sobriquet Sir Don, passed away in his... Read More

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Shanta ready to Throw Wine

07 December 2018

Shanta Prince is bringing some Throw Wine visuals for her fans. A Crop Over release she is happy with the concept of the video that was released today. “The song was written by Jason Shaft Bishop and produced by Dwain Antrobus. It is my first video and I am so... Read More

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Meghan off to Thailand

24 November 2018

Miss Universe Barbados 2018 Meghan Theobalds is off to Bangkok, Thailand. The beauty, who turned 27 recently, became the third Miss Universe Barbados under the Crown Events Franchise, and 16th for Barbados overall, was stunning in a coral jumpsuit by Pauline Bellamy,... Read More

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Fresh start for Betty B

23 November 2018

Betty B launched her new four track album Behind Bars last Saturday night at Limegrove Lifestyle Centre before a gathering of family, friends, singers, musicians, industry players, supporters and other specially invited guests. Read More

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Lashley in top 30

23 November 2018

Miss Barbados World has made it into the top 30.The announcement was made on the official Miss World page on Wednesday. Read More

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Robert De Niro and wife split after 20-year marriage

22 November 2018

LOS ANGELES − Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro and his wife of more than 20 years have separated, media reports said on Tuesday. De Niro, 75, and Grace Hightower, 63, have been living apart for some time, The Hollywood Reporter, celebrity website TMZ and People... Read More

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Bim Tipsy is in full swing

18 November 2018

Bim Tipsy kicked off the Independence celebrations early as it started the Party mood at Bellevue Polo Estate tonight. Read More

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St Andrew have the spirit

17 November 2018

Crowd favourites St Andrew are the Most Outstanding Parish Ambassadors for 2018. Keyon Watson and Zhara Khan fended off tough competition from runners-up Jevon Yearwood and Jalisa Parris of St Lucy. Read More

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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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