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African heartbeat out of competition

24 June 2010

JUDGING to select the 18 semi-finalists for this year’s 2010 Pic-O-De-Crop competition will not commence tonight as scheduled. Read More

Shrek and Friends at Ilaro Court

24 June 2010

POPULAR animation character Shrek will stage a live 90-minute show each day with his best friend Donkey, his love Princess Fiona, and a bevy of dancers on the grounds of Ilaro Court this weekend. Read More

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Ready for tent

23 June 2010

Catholic priest Father Clement Paul is ready to use the calypso stage as a pulpit this Crop-Over. Read More

Local artistes could gain from Martinique Link

23 June 2010

THERE are immense opportunities for Barbadian artistes in the French Overseas Department of Martinique. Read More

Lamming calls for lasting memorial of Jones

23 June 2010

GEORGE LAMMING, the noted Barbadian-born Caribbean writer and social commentator, thinks that Trinidad and Tobago "must find some appropriate way" of giving its famous actor, Errol Jones, a permanent place in Trinidadians’ collective memory. Read More

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Big, loud and bland

23 June 2010

THE ATMOSPHERE in the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre ran parallel with the overcast and gloomy weather outside. Read More

Community pays Griffith respect

22 June 2010

Barbados’ music fraternity, including calypsonians, has been paying tribute to highly rated musician, Police Inspector Anderson Griffith. Read More

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Gladiators on the attack

22 June 2010

A YOUNG PROMISING calypsonian who promised to dethrone RPB is back, and a witty young singer/emcee has brought a refreshing breeze across the Stadium Road for Crop-Over 2010. Read More

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Too Smart!

21 June 2010

Everdene Smart became the winner of the first LIME Gospel Challenge, after giving an emotive rendition of Alabaster Box, Read More

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Rihanna keeping it cool

20 June 2010

Grammy Award winner Rihanna has been making the rounds while on a visit to Barbados. Read More

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Rihanna joins crowd for NBA finals

19 June 2010

FROM SUPERSTAR RIHANNA to the biggest local Lakers and Celtics fans to the average guy who was just out for a lime, Bubba’s Sports Bar in Christ Church provided standing room only as the Los Angeles Lakers came from behind to take the NBA Finals in Game 7 on Thursday... Read More

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Traffic stoppers

19 June 2010

There was an extra twist to the usual morning rush hour traffic yesterday when several of the stunning contestants Read More

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Wadadah plans to reach out

18 June 2010

MORE THAN JUST PARTYING! At 20 years old, the Wadadah Club plans to continue to show its mature side by partnering with several more community organisations to have "a meaningful impact" this Crop-Over season. Read More

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Cavalcades end with a bang

17 June 2010

NEW Crop-Over band Soka Kartel set the stage on fire last Saturday night at the National Stadium car park with a performance that was unrivalled at any festival locale so far. Read More

'Not much heard of Gladiators'

17 June 2010

TENT MANAGER of the Kingdom Of The Super Gladiators Calypso Tent, Roy Byer, has charged that over the years "Gladiators [music] has been denied airtime"  by local radio stations. The charge was made during a Press conference which launched Kingdom Of The Super Gladiators... Read More

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Ri-Ri's home

17 June 2010

FRESH FROM a successful whirlwind tour of Europe, local superstar Rihanna came home for a little rest and relaxation yesterday.Roving NATION photographer Sandy Pitt was on the spot as Rihanna greeted her mother Monica Fenty with a hug at Grantley Adams International... Read More

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Smokey and George receive benefit funds

17 June 2010

THE ENTERTAINMENT fraternity has delivered to colleagues George Jones and Smokey Burke. Read More

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Stray Cats' tail up

16 June 2010

BABYFACE, Ears and The Tryer. Of the 16 acts on stage for the Stray Cats calypso tent opening at Crane Palms, Crane, St Philip, Sunday night, the previously mentioned three are good enough to get the judges’ full attention come judging night later this month. Read More

NCF LEAK STOPPER

16 June 2010

THE NATIONAL CULTURAL FOUNDATION (NCF) is taking steps to stop any possible leaks this year.An alleged leak of a list of the 18 semi-finalists for last year’s Pic-O-De-Crop competition marred festivities, and forced the NCF to investigate whether the judging process... Read More

Plan to use star to promote Barbados

16 June 2010

GOVERNMENT is in discussion with the handlers of pop star Rihanna for further use of her talents to promote and advertise Barbados.This was disclosed yesterday by Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy who said promotional efforts would not be limited to Rihanna, but would... Read More

Sandiford's Great Moves on shelves

16 June 2010

LOCAL AWARD-WINNING writer, Robert Edison Sandiford, has a new graphic novel on the shelves. Read More

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