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Barbadian dance group appears on Wendy Williams Show

23 October 2017

This morning millions of Americans got a dose of Bajan sweetness when popular Barbadian dance group Riddim Tribe made its US debut. Through a promotion initiated by the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.(BTMIW), four members of the group: Aisha Comissiong, Ghelisa Mayers,... Read More

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Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! tops downbeat weekend with $21.7 million

23 October 2017

LOS ANGELES – Tyler Perry has prevented a disaster at the box office with the opening of Lionsgate’s comedy sequel Boo 2! A Madea Halloween scaring up a solid $21.7 million at 2 388 North American locations. That was pretty much the limit of good news at the nation’s... Read More

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Plenty voices for Lupus

20 October 2017

A LARGE CROWD came out last Sunday evening in support of a worthy cause at the Hope Foundation’s concert called Voices For Lupus 2017. The concert now in it’s fourth year, featured the Voices For Lupus Mass Choir directed by Mike King who has been involved in the... Read More

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Seventh heaven

20 October 2017

THE FINALE OF Mahalia’s Corner was nothing short of unforgettable. With show-stopping performances from both headlining artiste Patrice Roberts and the spotlight act, the Marlon Legall Voice Project, the closing episode was seventh heaven. Even before the Trinidadian-born... Read More

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Juniors shine at NIFCA

19 October 2017

BRANDON BYER-MALONEY is the cutest pothole you will probably find anywhere in Barbados. While the real ones are found on the roads, he was on stage in the Major Noot Hall of Combermere School on Sunday during the final night of this year’s NIFCA Performing Arts semi-finals.... Read More

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Dominica World Creole Music Festival Cancelled

18 October 2017

The 20th edition of Dominica's World Creole Music Festival has been cancelled, a casualty of the severe damage inflicted on the island during the passage of Hurricane Maria exactly one month ago. Notice of this came from the Discover Dominica Authority (DDA) in a... Read More

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Hot soca at the Cove

11 October 2017

The temperature wasn’t the only thing that was hot on Saturday afternoon at Daquiri Beach in Bay Street, St Michael. Soca queen Alison Hinds turned up the heat for more than 40 minutes, showing the scores of patrons attending the Barbados Jazz Excursion event at... Read More

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NIFCA bliss

10 October 2017

What do you get when you remix Gabby with Rihanna, with some soaring choral arrangements that had the feel of a Negro spiritual, and throw in some beatboxing to boot? You get Riots And Rebellion, the musical performance by the Marlon Legall Project that brought the... Read More

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Rapper Nelly arrested on sexual assault allegation

09 October 2017

LOS ANGELES – Grammy-winning rapper Nelly was arrested near Seattle early on Saturday after a woman accused him of sexually assaulting her on a tour bus, police said. The woman dialled 911 to report the sexual assault had occurred when the bus was parked at a shopping... Read More

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Weinstein on indefinite leave as company investigates allegations

08 October 2017

LOS ANGELES – Co-chairman Harvey Weinstein was taking an indefinite leave from the Weinstein Co, the film production company said on Friday, adding it will conduct an internal investigation into the New York Times’ report of sexual harassment allegations against one... Read More

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Miami Carnival hitting right notes

07 October 2017

Things continue to heat up in Miami as the annual Miami Broward One Carnival reaches a climax this weekend. On Friday the Sticks ‘n’ Tones steel band defeated six other bands to claim the top spot in Panorama. The keenly contested event came off at the Central Broward... Read More

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Marzville rocked the mic

06 October 2017

The crowd asked for it and he gave it to them last Sunday at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC). And not only was Marzville able to get everyone out of their seats, he brought along his not-so-surprise guest Stabby to ensure a great time was had by all. ... Read More

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Trinity takes Teen talent title

06 October 2017

The clash between Trinity Clarke and Shontae Alleyne-Clarke for the Richard Stoute Teen Talent (Juniors) title was a battle for the ages. It may be hard for those who weren’t in attendance at the Divi Southwinds Resort, St Lawrence, Christ Church, last Sunday night... Read More

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Ensemble’s magical sound

05 October 2017

IT’S BEEN SAID COUNTLESS TIMES that music can soothe the soul and wash away any troubles. This certainly was the case when the four-member Ibis Ensemble performed for about 45 minutes to a very appreciative audience at the Derrick Smith Auditorium last Friday evening.... Read More

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Cosby accuser asks US appeals court to revive defamation lawsuit

05 October 2017

BOSTON – A lawyer for an actress who claims Bill Cosby raped her in 1974 told a US appeals court on Wednesday that the comedian “destroyed” her reputation by calling her a liar after she came forward with her allegations in a 2014 newspaper interview Katherine McKee’s... Read More

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Music mogul Clive Davis tells of heartbreak over Whitney Houston death

03 October 2017

LONDON – For music mogul Clive Davis, one memory stands out from a six-decade career – the sudden death of long-time collaborator Whitney Houston. The Grammy-winning record producer and executive – and subject of a new documentary Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our... Read More

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Casey a clear winner

30 September 2017

There is an adage that states, “A child shall lead them”, and in essence that was what young Casey “KCB” Jemmott-Boyce did last Sunday night. At just nine years old, she was the youngest contestant to appear before the judges in the seventh and final preliminary... Read More

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Beyonce remixes Latin hit Mi Gente to aid disaster relief efforts

30 September 2017

LOS ANGELES – Beyonce has released a new single and video to help with relief efforts following the recent natural disasters in the Caribbean and Mexico. “Mi Gente (My People),” a remix of the Latin hit by J. Balvin and Willy William, marks the R&B singer’s first... Read More

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Nail-biting finale in talent contest

29 September 2017

There’s no better way to describe Sunday’s finale to the inaugural Richard Stoute Talent Contest for differently abled persons than thrilling. It was a nail-biter. Plain and simple. One of the most keenly contested competitions Barbados has seen in a very long time.... Read More

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Artistes set stage on fire

29 September 2017

Mahalia’s Corner last Sunday belonged equally to Biggie Irie and the show’s spotlight artiste Zachary Bostic. It was the second episode of the NexWorld Productions concert series and neither of the musicians disappointed. Biggie was in great voice and impressed... Read More

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‘Give of your best’

29 September 2017

“Do not give up.” Those were words of encouragement by Brian Green, national director of the Miss Universe Barbados pageant. He was speaking at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC) during the official prize giving ceremony held for the delegates of the 2017... Read More

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