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More celebs in for 2016 Crop Over - Sun, 2016/07/31 - 10:00am
by MICHRON ROBINSON BARBADOS’ Sweetest Summer Festival has attracted more celebrities this year than ever before. That revelation came yesterday from the National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF) chief executive officer Cranston Browne, during the official opening ceremony of the 2016 Bridgetown Market...
Woman Is Boss - Sun, 2016/07/31 - 12:00am
ON A NIGHT when four women were competing in the MQI/Mount Gay Pic-O-De-Crop Finals, their biggest fan was in the crowd rooting for them – Queen Rita. The island’s lone female kaiso monarch was among the thousands at Kensington Oval as nine calypsonians tried their best to dethrone Classic. The...
Lil Rick gets Stag tune prize - Sat, 2016/07/30 - 7:30pm
IT’S THE YEAR of the Hypa Dawg!   Less than a week after taking the Party Monarch title, the National Cultural Foundation today declared Lil’ Rick the STAG Jam Tune winner, with his I’z A Bajan. It was judged as the most frequently played along the Foreday Morning route. (PR)
Safe and fun Foreday Morning Jam - Sat, 2016/07/30 - 2:00pm
by NATANGA SMITH WUKING UP AND GETTING DOWN and dirty on the wet, paint and mud stained road, the revellers in the BL&P/Roberts Manufacturing Foreday Morning Jam made their way to Spring Garden, from Queens’s Park and BTI carpark on Bay Street . Watched closely by the Royal Barbados Police...
Seven hours of early morning revelry - Sat, 2016/07/30 - 1:30pm
by NATANGA SMITH COVERED IN PAINT, mud and powder, thousands of revellers filled the streets for over seven hours for the Roberts/BL&P Foreday Morning Jam. True to the vibe of Foreday Morning, the small, medium and big came out to party in costumes ranging from T-shirts and shorts, to ...
Stumbling sends them wild - Sat, 2016/07/30 - 12:00pm
A MIX OF PATRONS created a veritable melting pot of diversity at Sugarland Gardens in St Peter on Wednesday, as Roast Entertainment's all-inclusive fete STUMBLING, shook up the Farm Road location.  Featuring the talents of international DJs Private Ryan, Shep Beats, Dei...
Past kings, women in tight race - Sat, 2016/07/30 - 10:30am
by YVETTE BEST  IT IS EXPECTED to be a royal rumble at Kensington Oval tonight. The dust has barely settled from the Sir Garry 80 Not Out T20 Cricket Party on Thursday night, but the ten finalists in the MQI/Mount Gay Pic-O-De-Crop Finals will be waging another battle in the...
Kadooment fever at Ocean 2 - Fri, 2016/07/29 - 3:30pm
IT WASN’T AUGUST 1but some people were feeling the Kadooment vibes on the South Coast on Wednesday. Staff and guests of Ocean Two Resort and Residences, at Dover, Christ Church, enjoyed their own version of Kadooment, next to the beach, in a warm-up for the big street party on Monday. It was the...
Soca and laughter - Fri, 2016/07/29 - 3:00pm
by TONI YARDE THE BACCHANAL moved from Wildey to Two Mile Hill but patrons still enjoyed the Sammy bellyful of laughs and entertainment they have grown accustomed to over the past 21 years. MADD Entertainment staged the first of two back-to-back shows, Bacchanal Time Presents The Best of Crop Over...
Pure love for Rupee - Fri, 2016/07/29 - 2:00pm
WHAT HAPPENS when Bacchanal Thursdays is held a Wednesday? The crowd gets served double the amount of bacchanal. And so that was the case last Wednesday when the Soca Iconz event came off at Cricket Legends, Fontabelle, St Michael. Hundreds were treated to a menu of live music from Damian...
Krosfyah still smokin’ - Fri, 2016/07/29 - 1:30pm
by TONI YARDE and SHAKA MAYERS IT WAS a rare occasion for krosfyah fans last Friday night when the group held their Legends cruise on board the MV Habour Master. That’s because although the band is based here, patrons hardly ever get a chance to enjoy a live performance by them since they tour...
Extra day ‘a blessing’ - Fri, 2016/07/29 - 10:30am
by CARLOS ATWELL VENDORS PREPARING for the upcoming Crop Over festivities are singing the praises of the extra day for Bridgetown Market. This year, August 2 will be a bank holiday as both Grand Kadooment and Emancipation Day fall on August 1 and thus the vendors will be able to...
Fans get to meet finalists - Fri, 2016/07/29 - 9:30am
by YVETTE BEST IT WAS ONE LOVE when the two finalists in the People’s Monarch competition met fans at Cave Shepherd yesterday evening. Marvay (Know The Face) and TC (De People Place) arrived at the Broad Street store separately and gave each other a warm embrace when they met in the food court....
Safest jam yet - Fri, 2016/07/29 - 9:00am
by RANDY BENNETT  ACTING COMMISSIONER of Police Tyrone Griffith has given his word that security will be the tightest in the history of the Foreday Morning Jam. With over 15 000 revellers and 57 bands expected to hit Bridgetown tomorrow morning for one of the biggest events of the Crop...
Delightful Evening of Folk - Thu, 2016/07/28 - 1:00pm
by DONNA SEALY  It was a wonderful way to spend the evening, paying tribute to Barbados’ folk heritage on the Day of National Significance. Sitting in the Frank Collymore Hall on Tuesday watching and listening to the C.O.B/Barbados Tourism Investment Inc’s Evening Of Folk, a...