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Social commentary in da House

25 June 2010

GREAT SOCIAL COMMENTARY, rhythmic party tunes, groovy sweet soca, comedic style, and great entertainment can be expected from the House Of Soca tent this Crop-Over season. Read More


Traffic Block Thriller

25 June 2010

Traffic in The City came to a standstill as a group of professional dancers put on performances in commemoration of the death of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, one year ago. Read More


Juniors bring down Solidarity House

25 June 2010

ENCORES WERE the order of the night when contestants in Scotiabank Junior Monarch Calypso competition got their first taste of the stage last Sunday at the first tent held at Solidarity House. Read More

Semi-finalists tour schools

24 June 2010

The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) hosted a campaign yesterday for the semi-finalists of the Junior Monarch competition in an attempt to raise awareness and gain support. Read More

African heartbeat out of competition

24 June 2010

JUDGING to select the 18 semi-finalists for this year’s 2010 Pic-O-De-Crop competition will not commence tonight as scheduled. Read More

Shrek and Friends at Ilaro Court

24 June 2010

POPULAR animation character Shrek will stage a live 90-minute show each day with his best friend Donkey, his love Princess Fiona, and a bevy of dancers on the grounds of Ilaro Court this weekend. Read More


Ready for tent

23 June 2010

Catholic priest Father Clement Paul is ready to use the calypso stage as a pulpit this Crop-Over. Read More

Local artistes could gain from Martinique Link

23 June 2010

THERE are immense opportunities for Barbadian artistes in the French Overseas Department of Martinique. Read More

Lamming calls for lasting memorial of Jones

23 June 2010

GEORGE LAMMING, the noted Barbadian-born Caribbean writer and social commentator, thinks that Trinidad and Tobago "must find some appropriate way" of giving its famous actor, Errol Jones, a permanent place in Trinidadians’ collective memory. Read More


Big, loud and bland

23 June 2010

THE ATMOSPHERE in the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre ran parallel with the overcast and gloomy weather outside. Read More

Community pays Griffith respect

22 June 2010

Barbados’ music fraternity, including calypsonians, has been paying tribute to highly rated musician, Police Inspector Anderson Griffith. Read More


Gladiators on the attack

22 June 2010

A YOUNG PROMISING calypsonian who promised to dethrone RPB is back, and a witty young singer/emcee has brought a refreshing breeze across the Stadium Road for Crop-Over 2010. Read More


Too Smart!

21 June 2010

Everdene Smart became the winner of the first LIME Gospel Challenge, after giving an emotive rendition of Alabaster Box, Read More


Rihanna keeping it cool

20 June 2010

Grammy Award winner Rihanna has been making the rounds while on a visit to Barbados. Read More


Rihanna joins crowd for NBA finals

19 June 2010

FROM SUPERSTAR RIHANNA to the biggest local Lakers and Celtics fans to the average guy who was just out for a lime, Bubba’s Sports Bar in Christ Church provided standing room only as the Los Angeles Lakers came from behind to take the NBA Finals in Game 7 on Thursday... Read More


Traffic stoppers

19 June 2010

There was an extra twist to the usual morning rush hour traffic yesterday when several of the stunning contestants Read More


Wadadah plans to reach out

18 June 2010

MORE THAN JUST PARTYING! At 20 years old, the Wadadah Club plans to continue to show its mature side by partnering with several more community organisations to have "a meaningful impact" this Crop-Over season. Read More


Cavalcades end with a bang

17 June 2010

NEW Crop-Over band Soka Kartel set the stage on fire last Saturday night at the National Stadium car park with a performance that was unrivalled at any festival locale so far. Read More

'Not much heard of Gladiators'

17 June 2010

TENT MANAGER of the Kingdom Of The Super Gladiators Calypso Tent, Roy Byer, has charged that over the years "Gladiators [music] has been denied airtime"  by local radio stations. The charge was made during a Press conference which launched Kingdom Of The Super Gladiators... Read More


Ri-Ri's home

17 June 2010

FRESH FROM a successful whirlwind tour of Europe, local superstar Rihanna came home for a little rest and relaxation yesterday.Roving NATION photographer Sandy Pitt was on the spot as Rihanna greeted her mother Monica Fenty with a hug at Grantley Adams International... Read More


Smokey and George receive benefit funds

17 June 2010

THE ENTERTAINMENT fraternity has delivered to colleagues George Jones and Smokey Burke. Read More


Is enough done to mark Emancipation Day in Barbados?