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Pon Me Video - Fri, 2016/08/12 - 3:30pm
by TRE GREAVES BRIDGETOWN WAS A bit heavier than it usually was last Sunday afternoon. That’s because Seth “Xcel” Bovell took to the streets to film a music video for his song Pon Me. He and a crew from Scenes Entourage, Diversity Dance Group, Ish Nation and ...
One more Scrawl Up to go - Fri, 2016/08/12 - 3:00pm
by NATANGA SMITH CHARITY BEGINS at home and last week Friday, Scrawl Up put on their tenth fete for the just concluded Crop Over season in the form of a fundraiser for charity. One of the faces of the group Fabian Todd, told WEEKEND BUZZ that since their inception in May 2009, the group, which...
Crew enjoy last blast - Fri, 2016/08/12 - 1:00pm
LAST WEEK Friday Brewsters Road Crew staged their thank you fete. Patrons who have supported the Crop Over staple on the calendar partied at Pirates Cove, Bay Street, to DJS Penthouse 2.0, Monstapiece, Bubbles, DJ Puffy & Riggo Suave. The event was well-attended by regulars over the season and...
Beerfest - Fri, 2016/08/12 - 12:00pm
BEERFEST PROMOTER Orlando Brathwaite is one happy man. His thank you fete for patrons was well attended last weekend. “We wanted to give back something special to the people who have patronised us over the past weeks. Special thanks to our sponsors who shared in the vision we had for the event....
1 200 soca invaders at Frazzled - Thu, 2016/08/11 - 12:00pm
by RACHELLE AGARD WHILE MANY BRAVED the inclement weather to attend the MQI/Mount Gay Pic-O-De-Crop Finals at Kensington Oval on July 30, hundreds opted for one of the many last-lap fetes of this year’s Crop Over season. It was a show of Caribbean unity and togetherness as nationals across the...
Monarchs collect keys to Kia prizes - Thu, 2016/08/11 - 9:00am
by TRE GREAVES TWO monarchs from this year’s Crop Over Festival are not sure if they are going to keep their new wheels, but one thing is sure: Edwin Yearwood and Lil Rick will be back to defend their crowns. At the sponsors MQI Wildey, St Michael headquarters yesterday, Party Monarch Lil Rick,...
What a Reunion! - Tue, 2016/08/09 - 10:00am
by TONI YARDE IT WAS the last major Crop Over event, and the hundreds of patrons on the lawns at Ilaro Court would agree it was “money well spent”. Reunion 246 saw two of Barbados’ most legendary bands share the stage at what could only be described as one unforgettable night. The “big people” in...
Festival last mas - Sat, 2016/08/06 - 2:00pm
by GERCINE CARTER HUNDREDS JOINED in the ‘last mas’ for Crop Over 2016 at the official residence of Prime Minister Freundel Stuart on Thursday night. The grand finale was the annual Prime Minister’s Crop Over Reception and not even intermittent rain could stop this cross-section of revellers from...
Last chance for Bacchanal - Sat, 2016/08/06 - 1:00pm
by NATANGA SMITH ON THURSDAY NIGHT friends and their crew took over Cricket Legends of Barbados in Fontabelle, St Michael. It was the last hurrah for Bacchanal Thursdays as the last lap for Crop Over 2016. There was lots of conversations, drinks, food and feting. The man behind the...
Scorch heats the morning - Sat, 2016/08/06 - 12:00pm
by TONI  YARDE THE SUN was blistering hot, making it the perfect day to hold an event called Scorch. The night before and for some parts of the morning the rains came, looking to put a damper on the event. But it wasn’t to be. Scores gathered at the Belle Plantation, St Michael, last Sunday...
Good and bad of Bliss - Fri, 2016/08/05 - 1:00pm
by NATANGA SMITH Esquire Entertainment has gotten some negative reviews on their Crop Over event Bliss held last week. Patrons vented about what they said was a poor park and ride system, long lines for food and drink, and dismal bathroom facilities. The team, which is celebrating ten years of...
Jab Jab kinda joy - Fri, 2016/08/05 - 12:00pm
A GOOD TIME was had by all. That was the general feeling among those who attended Jabnival last Thursday night at Daiquiri Beach, Pirates Cove, St Michael. Party animals were covered in black paint from head to toe – a substitute for oil? – to give the Jab Jab look. Jab Jab or Devil Mas is a...
Rain no match for Bucketfest - Fri, 2016/08/05 - 11:00am
by TONI YARDE FOR THE third straight year the rains threatened to put a damper on Brewster’s Road Crew Flow Bucketfest. But just like last year, and the year before, the rain could not prevail because the close to 5 000 people at Belle Plantation, St Michael, would not have it. The lines to enter...
Lifted vibes in the rain - Fri, 2016/08/05 - 10:00am
by NATANGA SMITH The Crane and Equipment yard in St George seemed the perfect place to hold Elevate: Lifted cooler party. That was until torrential rain ruined the merriment. The rain had people running under tents, then back out again when it ceased. And when patrons couldn’t take any more rain...
Women play mas - Thu, 2016/08/04 - 12:00pm
by TONI YARDE SOME FAMILIAR female faces graced the stage at the National Stadium for Republic Bank Grand Kadooment Day. The professional women took a break from the day-to-day grind and used the day – set aside to culminate the Crop Over season – to have a good time. The Kadooment Day parade saw...