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Michael 'Zeek' Rogers: From trials to triumph

02 September 2018

The road to the top can be tough. And the head of Penthouse 2.0 Events, Michael “Zeek” Rogers knows this all too well. However, the entertainer and radio announcer has been blessed to find a way to rise above losing those closest to him and even a near-death experience.... Read More


SOCIAL SCENE: Guyanese seniors party

02 September 2018

More than 50 Guyanese seniors were feted at a garden party hosted by Guyana’s Consul General at the Consulate’s Harbour View House headquarters, in Highgate Gardens, recently. The event dubbed Tea Party with Rum Punch, saw several Guyanese and friends of Guyana enjoying... Read More


4K: A band of brothers

27 August 2018

You knew them as The Energy Band. But allow Dwight Callender, Michael Knight, Pierre Dominique and Corey Wilson to reintroduce themselves. They are now 4K The Band! The quartet are popular names and faces across the entertainment scene in Barbados since 2012. So... Read More


SOCIAL SCENE: Malones celebrate 25 years

26 August 2018

Twenty-five years ago former CBC-TV news anchor Sandra Walters walked down the aisle with the man considered Tortola’s most eligible bachelor at the time. Meade Malone reflected on how this Bajan girl who stole his heart, had turned out to be the ideal choice of... Read More


Jasmine Babb: Work hard, play harder

26 August 2018

Every Kadooment Day Jasmine Babb creates a spectacle at the National Stadium as she moves across the stage to the rhythms and tempo of the season’s hottest music, wearing impressive costumes. As Queen of the Band, she commands the attention of both audience and judges,... Read More


SOCIAL SCENE: Play captivates audience

19 August 2018

Lovers of theatre were treated to a gripping performance of Zakiya Iman Markland’s play La Négrophilie at the Frank Collymore Hall last week. Markland, a Jamaica-born actress collaborated with Argentine director and choreographer Tatiana Pandiani in her one-woman... Read More


Joaquin militant in his mindset about music

19 August 2018

Joaquin Brewster has no hard feelings about the Crop Over 2018 season. While he didn’t make it to the finals of any competition – it is really about making quality music. Joaquin calls 2016 his “breakout year”, where people started to know who he was and what he... Read More


Rihanna flies in for friend’s big day

19 August 2018

Dr Sonita Alexander was the picture perfect bride as she arrived at Halton Great House in St Philip yesterday for her garden wedding in a sleek red 1960 MG Coupe driven by her father Tony Alexander. The bride was greeted by her excited bridal party that included... Read More


Small scores big again

13 August 2018

Small in stature but not in mindset. For the second straight year, bandleader Kevin Small of Fifth Element won the now coveted Robert Weekes Award – Best Festival Designer. This means the band amassed the most points during Junior Kadooment in association with Consolidated... Read More


SOCIAL SCENE: Another year for Revive

12 August 2018

It was revival time for Crop Over revellers who flocked to the upscale Cin Cin restaurant on the West Coast last Tuesday for one of the new parties on the post-Crop Over Calendar, aptly named Revive. Just a day after Grand Kadooment, New York-based organiser Jene... Read More


A Crop Over proposal to jump for

12 August 2018

Barbados was the perfect place to do it! Newly engaged couple Alex Petalas and Ingrid Robinson have a deep and special love for Barbados. So when Alex was deciding on how to propose to his girlfriend of one year, Barbados was at the top of the list. Read More


Donella into one more finals

31 July 2018

If you remember her face, then you must remember her name. Donella Weekes will be in yet another Pic-O-De-Crop finals as one of two females this time. She is no stranger to the kaiso scene, as this year she will be celebrating 24 years; but this will make four years... Read More


The prolific Chrystal Cummins-Beckles

30 July 2018

Chrystal Cummins-Beckles has been called a songwriting machine, a melody machine, and a hit maker. She has got used to the names by now. She is also a prolific semi-finalist and finalist in the premier competition Pic-O-De-Crop, put on by the National Cultural Foundation.... Read More


SOCIAL SCENE: Crop Over Arts Exhibition

29 July 2018

Young artists rubbed shoulders with the veterans at the official opening of the 2018 Crop Over Arts Exhibition at the Barbados Arts Council’s Gallery at Pelican Village last week. Over 25 artists are participating in the annual exhibition which showcases more than... Read More


Making Kontact with mas’

29 July 2018

Macara Thornhill loves two things – modelling and mas. The 20-year-old is assistant bandleader for Kontact Grand Kadooment band, learning from the very able Anthony Layne. “I actually didn’t like jumping. But my friends were jumping a year in 2013 in Wednesday... Read More


SOCIAL SCENE: Argentine Film Festival opens

24 July 2018

Governor General Dame Sandra Mason headed the list of guests attending opening night of the inaugural Argentine Film Festival in Barbados. The event marked the 202nd anniversary of Argentina’s independence and 50 years of diplomatic relations between Argentina and... Read More


The hit-making style of Shaft

23 July 2018

Jason Bishop went on a sabbatical last year in order to find himself, musically. Known as Shaft Vibes Entertainment, a songwriting hitmaker from Trinidad, he told EASY that the journey was necessary. “I did some courses in music, opening up the brain. I travelled... Read More


Mikey creating one big feting family

22 July 2018

It doesn’t take much to intimidate Michael Mercer. He is the title-holder of the Strongest Man In Barbados. But last Monday the sight of two flights of stairs shook him. It took me less time to arrange the interview than it took for him to climb the steps. That is... Read More


Copa Airlines brings eager visitors

19 July 2018

SOME PASSENGERS on the inaugural Copa Airlines Flight CM 260 from Panama to Barbados just couldn’t wait to be in the land of their ancestors. The historic flight left Tocumen International Airport at 10 a.m. local time Tuesday and arrived in Barbados just before... Read More


SOCIAL SCENE: Venezuela celebrates

17 July 2018

Barbados joined the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in the celebration of that country’s 207th anniversary of independence and several of the newly elected parliamentarians were there. Read More


Shaquille’s success still growing

16 July 2018

Last year Shaquille Layne was holding a girl as Collateral at Bushy Park as one of the Sweet Soca finalists; this year he is issuing an Ultimatum. While he will not be at Bushy Park this year as part of Soca Royale, the singer said he would still be visible and present... Read More


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