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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

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$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

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Mahalia to sing US National Anthem in Brooklyn tonight

17 November 2017

Local singer/songwriter Mahalia Cummins is set to become the next Barbadian entertainer to wow an international audience with her take of the Star Spangled Banner. Tonight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, the 2 Mile Hill lead singer will join the likes... Read More

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Thor: Ragnarok thunders to $56.6 million second weekend

13 November 2017

LOS ANGELES – Showing plenty of staying power, Disney-Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok is dominating the North American box office with $56.6 million at 4 080 locations in its second weekend. The figure gave the third Thor movie the 29th highest second weekend of all time... Read More

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MRBLOOD headlining Independence Gala in Florida

11 November 2017

MRBLOOD WILL BE flying the Bajan flag in Orlando, Florida tonight. For the third time in recent years, MRBLOOD is set to whip up some national pride amongst the Barbadians in Central Florida with this “unique” package when he takes the stage at the Rosen Central... Read More

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Clarke and sax on fire

10 November 2017

If you ever doubted that musicians in Barbados are in demand, take a peek at Mylon Clarke’s schedule. The saxophonist is either happily making music with the Mylon Clarke Quartet, Arturo Tappin, Spice Company, NJ3O or Saxes On Fire or teaching part-time at his alma... Read More

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Hit show is back

10 November 2017

1627 And All . . . back! One of Barbados’ most popular historical and cultural showcases made a triumphant return to the stage last Thursday. At the Ixora Bar and Restaurant at Golden Sands Hotel, scores of people, including tourists, locals and Minister of Tourism... Read More

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Trinity’s triple

07 November 2017

It was triple delight for Trinity Clarke on Sunday night. The 11-year-old beat out 16 other contestants in the Richard Stoute Teen Talent final, in addition to winning the essay segment of the annual competition. Last month, she was also in winners’ row in the 6-12... Read More

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Barbadian Film opens in UK cinemas

06 November 2017

Since its world premiere at the Barbados film festival in January 2017, A Caribbean Dream, written and directed by Barbadian Shakirah Bourne, has gone to receive a handful of awards including Best Feature at the London Independent Film Festival and Best International... Read More

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Walking Dead zombie game seeks Pokemon-style success

04 November 2017

HELSINKI – Finnish game studio Next Games said on Friday it will launch a new augmented reality smartphone game in the coming months based on AMC Networks’ hit TV show Walking Dead. The game, in which players fight zombies that are superimposed onto the real world... Read More

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‘Foreigngitis’ taking toll on local music

03 November 2017

Veteran entertainer Richard Stoute says that Barbados is afflicted with “foreigngitis” that leads them to not support local entertainers. Speaking recently to a group of young people, he called on Barbadians to be more supportive of local entertainers. “If you... Read More

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Artistes rally ’round region

03 November 2017

The Sir Garfield Sobers Sports Complex was overflowing with talent last Sunday when the I Am Live Aid benefit concert came off. It was unfortunate that few came to witness it. The event, which was organised by TicketPal Caribbean, was held to raise funds for the... Read More

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Mr DJ does it again

02 November 2017

He did it again! Granville Mr DJ Carter continued his dominance of the United Society of the Blind’s Calypso Competition by claiming his fourth consecutive title when the curtain came down on the 2017 contest at Solidarity House last Saturday night. Mr DJ was... Read More

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RiRi’s beauty line raking in the dough

02 November 2017

RIHANNA’S FENTY BEAUTY LINE has been an instant success, with products selling out in mere moments online and in stores. And a new report shows that the Barbadian singer/fashionista’s line has raked in millions in free advertisingsince its September launch. The... Read More

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Kevin Spacey embroiled in Hollywood's latest sexual misconduct scandal

31 October 2017

Actor Kevin Spacey has apologised for an alleged attempt to seduce a 14-year-old boy more than 30 years ago, an encounter the two-time Oscar winner denied recalling but attributed to drunkenness as he also came out as a gay man on Twitter. But rather than tempering... Read More

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Benefit concert on at Gym

29 October 2017

Scores of people are currently at the Wildey Gymnasium taking in the sweet vibes of West Indian music as part of the I Am Live Aid Benefit Concert. There have already been performances by Alison Hinds, Biggie Irie, Jamaica’s Queen Ifrica and Freddie McGregor, Trinidadian... Read More

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Purple reigns at London exhibition charting Prince's career

29 October 2017

LONDON – Paisley, pop hits and of course purple are coming to London’s O2 arena in a new exhibition of personal memorabilia of the late singer Prince. My Name is Prince, features over 200 items including customised guitars, award statuettes, notepads of handwritten... Read More

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All-star cast for concert

27 October 2017

The all-star cast is ready to perform for charity in support of the Regional Hurricane Relief Drive. The highly anticipated I Am Live Aid concert is set to be held on Sunday at the newly refurbished Wildey Gymnasium. Coming four weeks after the initially advertised... Read More

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Rebekah rises

27 October 2017

Only a handful of people can brag that they have won not one but two coveted titles in the Richard Stoute contests. Last Sunday night Rebekah Carter added her name to the list when she copped the title in the 2017 Richard Stoute Over 21 Contest. The former Teen Talent... Read More

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Talent winner to sing for Rihanna

27 October 2017

The stakes are already high for the finalists of the Richard Stoute Teen Talent Contest, but things are expected to get even more competitive when the event is held on November 5 at the Barbados Hilton Resort, Needham’s Point, St Michael. This is because the winner... Read More

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US rapper Eminem wins copyright case against NZ political ads

26 October 2017

SYDNEY – A New Zealand political party has been ordered to pay more than US$400 000 to United States rapper Eminem for using music similar to his 2002 hit Lose Yourself in a television commercial to help win a national election. The track, played during the National... Read More

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