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THE REUNION did not only take place on the stage. Based on the amount of chatter, laughter, mixing and mingling on the lawns of Ilaro Court, there was a reunion among patrons as well. It was one unforgettable night when Troubadours International and Spice and Company put on...
by YVETTE BEST “WHEN I GROW UP, I would like to be a singer!” That was six-year-old Aziza Clarke who, like most youngsters, fantasised about what she wanted to be. But the ambitious child, who built courage from watching Terencia TC Coward on television, took it a lot further. She made her first...
by TRE GREAVES ALL EYES were on the 2016 MQI/Mount Gay Pic-O-De-Crop calypso monarch, 21-year-old Aziza Clarke, during an appearance at the home of her tent sponsors Cave Shepherd, Broad Street, for an autograph-signing yesterday. Clarke wrote her name on history’s page when she became...
by RANDY BENNETT MASQUERADERS WHO chose to parade in “skimpy costumes” on Kadooment Day were well within their rights. That is the view of Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley, who said those people who wore revealing costumes on Monday during Grand Kadooment were well within the law. However, in...
by TRE GREAVES SEVEN-TIME TUNE Of The Crop monarch Mighty Grynner has no harsh feelings about not claiming an eighth title this year. Grynner, real name MacDonald Blenman, said he was used to the highs and the lows of competing during the Crop Over Festival. From the start of the...
by TRE GREAVES  OMAR ‘MARZVILLE’ MCQUILKIN has described his placement in the top three of the Tune Of The Crop competition as one of the best feelings in life so far. The entertainer who made everyone dance to the catchy hook “yuh want speed ,yuh want speed,” in the bashment soca number Bang...
by TRE GREAVES MARVAY IS NOW officially $15 000 richer. The singer, who is known for hits such as Survive The Weekend and Know The Face, recently won the Hott 95.3FMPeople’s Monarch 2016 with the latter song. He received his monetary prize on Thursday during a presentation...
by LEANNE TASHER THE ‘EXTRA’ DAY of the Bridgetown Market received a thumbs up from vendors. According to some sellers who lined the Spring Garden Highway yesterday, the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) should continue to offer an additional day of the Crop Over event as it could boost their...
by YVETTE BEST SHE HAS BEEN off the scene for several years, but Rabiah Clarke expects to be back in the calypso fray next year. Clarke, who performed as Small One in the Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch competition along with her sister Aziza, who last weekend became the...
by HEATHER-LYNN EVANSON IN 2017 THERE may be the return of a Cohobblopot-like event. This was revealed by chief executive officer of the National Cultural Foundation (NCF), Cranston Browne, who was speaking to the MIDWEEK NATION as the festival wound down yesterday with one of its last...