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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Fadda Fox on a mission

15 July 2018

Nicholas Sealy is on a mission. And that is to make the name Fadda Fox remain on the lips of people in places like Switzerland, Tanzania and Brazil. The entertainer has been enjoying tremendous success on the music scene, especially during the last five years. ... Read More

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Underground shines again

10 July 2018

Underground Music is making a comeback. And Daran Grant and Ian Greaves are hoping to make a huge impact for this Crop Over and beyond. The two have teamed up under Grants label Underground Music, to produce songs for young, upcoming artistes. Grant and Greaves... Read More

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AC back to cool things down

09 July 2018

If you missed Adrian Clarke last year, it was because he took a mental break. “Taking time ain’t laziness. Last year I didn’t record any party music per se. I didn’t have any drive to do it, and the only recording I remember doing was for Deepu Panjwani of Lethal... Read More

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Classy cocktails

09 July 2018

Philip Antoine is changing the way how people view bartenders. The award-winning mixologist is now in Canada for the annual Barbados On The Water event where is he concocting cocktails that are sure to have everyone’s tongue wagging. He recently returned from overseas... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Sandals fetes team

08 July 2018

Sandals in Barbados recently celebrated team members, hosting a gala event in recognition of their contribution. Chairman Gordon Butch Stewart and deputy chairman Adam Stewart, as well as other top officials from the hotel chain, flew to Barbados for the event staged... Read More

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Vision for music and mas

08 July 2018

South Central is celebrating 11 years this month and chairman Richard Haynes Jr saysit is has not been aneasy feat. “We now know what we are doing. We have gone through all the learning paces. We have three entities under the South Central umbrella which are South... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Callender launches first book

03 July 2018

Pat Callender read riveting excerpts from his first book at its launch at the National Union of Public Workers’ headquarters last week, and Governor General Dame Sandra Mason headed the list of the invited guests. Read More

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Rhea not contented to stay in her own Layne

02 July 2018

Rhea Layne is blazing her own trail. During the day she is in the courtroom. At night her wardrobe is a lot less staid as the 24-year-old singer/songwriter is in the studio belting out some new music. First it was the release of the single Speakah produced by Adaeze,... Read More

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Woman power

01 July 2018

If you are someone who not will bring positive energy all day long into the space where Faith Hoyte is right now, then you are not welcomed. The 34-year-old singer says 2018 is the rebirth of Imani: more focused, more confident, more passionate . . . more hungry.... Read More

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Mental attitude is key, says Williams

30 June 2018

Antoine “Brudda Daddy” Williams continues to be on the mend. In April last year, Williams was diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer and underwent surgery in May, one he deemed to be successful. Addressing the media Friday at the American University of Barbados in... Read More

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The Straughns are holding strong

26 June 2018

When Ryan Straughn was growing up, he never really had “a relationship of substance” with his father. Raised with his grandmother in Grazettes, he remembers catching a bus on Thursday evenings after school to head to his paternal grandmother’s house in Rock Dundo, St... Read More

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Oxleys serving up family first

25 June 2018

It’s safe to say that when it comes to volleyball in Barbados, the Oxley family runs things. Back in the day, the names of brothers Patrick and Elwyn Oxley were synonymous with the sport. Elwyn was an outstanding national player for 24 years and Patrick an excellent... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: US marks Flag Day

24 June 2018

United States Ambassador to Barbados Linda Taglialatela celebrated the US National Day with a wide cross-section of guests invited to the big June 14 party in the grounds of the Embassy. Known as Flag Day, it commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States... Read More

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