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New Wonder Woman movie a hit at the box office

New Wonder Woman movie a hit at the box office


LOS ANGELES – Wonder Woman 1984 pulled in $36.1 million at worldwide theatres over the Christmas holiday weekend and boosted streaming viewership on HBO Max, Warner Bros said on Sunday as it confirmed plans for a third film in the superhero franchise...

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Jamie Foxx stars in animated film Soul

Jamie Foxx stars in animated film Soul


LOS ANGELES – Soul takes animated movies to new heights, not just with its philosophical themes about the meaning of life but as the first in Pixar’s 25-year feature film history to feature a predominantly Black cast. Starring Jamie Foxx as an asp...

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Sweet vibes in the Park

Sweet vibes in the Park


The festive air in Queen’s Park on Christmas morning this year overshadowed the gloom of the COVID-19 pandemic. With a mere handful of spectators positioned around the bandstand at the beginning, the Royal Barbados Police Force Band, under the bat...

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Neverland sold for US$22m

Neverland sold for US$22m


California - The Neverland ranch of the late pop star Michael Jackson has reportedly been sold to a billionaire investor for a quarter of its initial asking price. Ron Burkle, a former friend of Jackson, recently bought the estate in Los Olivos, C...

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Ma Rainey still resonates today

Ma Rainey still resonates today


LOS ANGELES – Film drama Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom may be set in the racially divided United States of the 1920s and was written almost 40 years ago, but it arrives with much to say about today. Starring Viola Davis as Black blues singer Ma Rainey ...

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D2, Biggie win ham bake-off

D2, Biggie win ham bake-off


David “D2” Davis and Geoffrey Biggie Irie Cordle are the undisputed “hammists” of Barbados. The pair eclipsed six other teams at the inaugural Pork, Pan and Parang Festival, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC) today, to earn bragging righ...

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Barbados Light and Power spreads Christmas cheer at senior homes

Barbados Light and Power spreads Christmas cheer at senior homes


The Barbados Light & Power Company recently visited two senior citizens homes to share joy and season’s greetings with the residents and staff. Under the theme ‘Brighten Your Christmas’ for another year, manager Communications and Government R...

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Consultations start on cultural sector

Consultations start on cultural sector


Government is taking fresh guard with its Culture portfolio, intent of breathing new life into every aspect of the sector as the country emerges from the grip of the impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Key public sector stakeholders met recent...

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Police Band spreads cheer at BARP concert

Police Band spreads cheer at BARP concert


The Barbados Association of Retired Persons’ (BARP) first Christmas concert lifted the spirits of the scores of people of all ages who attended the free event held last Friday night at Hastings Rocks, Christ Church. It was a time to relax with fam...

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Rave reviews for Boseman in Ma Rainey

Rave reviews for Boseman in Ma Rainey


LOS ANGELES – His fellow actors call it astonishing and movie reviewers use words like heartbreaking. Chadwick Boseman’s final performance, in the film Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, coming to Netflix on Friday, would always have been bittersweet, but ...