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Bands asking for VAT ease

05 June 2010

A WAIVER of the Value Added Tax (VAT) for the next few years or until the economy bounces back would be ideal for the festival bands' survival in Crop-Over, said president of the Barbados Association of Masqueraders Roger Millar. He was responding to the decision to... Read More

Contact, krosfyah part ways

05 June 2010

THE 15-YEAR LINK between the Contact Crop-Over band and soca band krosfyah has been disconnected. Leader of the LIME-sponsored band, Anthony Layne, told the SATURDAY SUN there was no issue between the two parties. "Contact and krosfyah still have an excellent relationship.... Read More

Golden Girl Blanche dies

04 June 2010

NEW YORK - Rue McClanahan, the Emmy-winning actress who brought the sexually-liberated Southern belle Blanche Devereaux to life on the hit TV series Golden Girls, has died. She was 76. Her manager, Barbara Lawrence, said McClanahan died Thursday at New York-Presbyterian... Read More

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Brewsters the place to be

02 June 2010

The smell of Crop-Over is in the air. Out of the blocks early was the Brewsters Road Crew, with their pre-Crop-Over limes at Pelican Village, Princess Alice Highway,  St Michael. Read More

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Making awesome noise

01 June 2010

THEY SAY WHEREVER two or three are gathered, God is in the midst. And that was certainly the case at Farley Hill last Sunday. The crowd was not grand reaching into the thousands, as is the norm for Gospelfest, but those who were there would agree that it was indeed... Read More

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Rihanna suing trainer

01 June 2010

Barbadian singing sensation Rihanna is flexing her legal muscles to try and recover US$26 244.63 (BDS$52 688) that she claims was swindled from her by a personal trainer. According to a report in British tabloid THE SUN, fitness guru Cindy Percival landed the first... Read More

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Night of laughter and jazz

31 May 2010

IT MIGHT not be politic to say that those who attend a religious event get their money’s worth. Read More

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Awesome celebration

31 May 2010

It was one hand-waving, foot-stomping, Holy Ghost-filled time Read More

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Hall of praise

30 May 2010

THERE WAS APPLAUSE after applause! Read More

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Danielle vying for Miss Deaf International

29 May 2010

Danielle Depradine will represent Barbados at the inaugural Miss Deaf International Pageant being held in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States,  in July. Read More

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Cathedral comes alive

27 May 2010

The normally reserved atmosphere of worship  at St Michael’s Cathedral was transformed with lively  up-tempo religious music, dancing and testifying when Hymnspeak, one of the most popular events on the annual Gospelfest calendar, took place there Tuesday night. Read More

'Make music boom year-long'

26 May 2010

THE ASSOCIATION of Music Entrepreneurs (AME) of Barbados is exploring ways to sustain the "liquidity burst" at Crop-Over on a year-round basis. Read More

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OUT & ABOUT: Thrilling jazz at Braddies

26 May 2010

It was a jazzy Sunday recently when Rickey Aimey and Friends got together to serenade patrons of Braddies Bar  in Dover, Christ Church. Read More

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Cavalcade lives up to theme

24 May 2010

For some it was a night to whet their appetite for the upcoming 2010 Crop-Over season. For Read More

Soca Royale rumble

22 May 2010

THERE WILL be three battles at Bushy Park  on July 25  for the rebranded Soca Royale, with the overall winner driving home  a brand new car. Read More

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Smooth moves of Base Control

21 May 2010

 Under a street light in Bush Hall, St Michael – a district that does not enjoy the best of reputations – at least once a week Scrappy, Shark, Benson, Short Man and four others gather for a marathon session. Read More

Soca concert returns

21 May 2010

THE POPULAR Soca On De Hill is back after a one-year break. Read More

NCF out $15 000 without Stadium

20 May 2010

EXCLUSION of the National Stadium from Grand Kadooment will see the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) losing about $15 000. Read More

More prize money for visual artistes

20 May 2010

AFTER YEARS of agitating, visual artistes are finally getting increased prize money. Read More

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Mothers, daughters crowned

18 May 2010

In the senior division, Jeanette Taylor and mum Brenda Quintyne,  won the title. Read More

Mum's the word

14 May 2010

A COMBINATION of fabulous local talent and respect paid to Barbados’ mothers, made the 10th annual Mum, This One’s For You concert a memorable occasion Read More

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