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Treat bashment soca with respect, artistes told

Treat bashment soca with respect, artistes told

Music critic Anthony Admiral Nelson believes there is a place for bashment soca, but has cautioned artistes to treat the genre with respect and be cautious about what they release for public consumption. In an interview with Barbados TODAY, he also urged singers to be more creative if they wanted the genre to survive. “I […]

Increased interest in Tai Chi

Increased interest in Tai Chi

More Barbadians are turning to Tai Chi, a martial art known for both its defence techniques and its health benefits. And leading this exercise movement is Erskine Husbands, who is affiliated with the Tai Chi Institute of Trinidad. He began as a martial arts enthusiast, enjoying martial arts movies like many people do. Husbands then […]

Shantal answers call of opera

Shantal answers call of opera

Meet Shantal Martin, a 23-year-old opera singer with a dynamic voice. Her career in music began back in primary school, while she was a student of Hilltop Preparatory School. Her music teacher, who was a member of the Royal Barbados Police Force Band, taught her and her classmates to play the recorder, and he saw […]

Adamson toast of Barbados culinary team

Adamson toast of Barbados culinary team

Bartender Ryan Adamson tasted gold last year, but this year he was determined to take top honours in the Taste of the Caribbean event held in Miami last week. And that he did. Adamson, who walked away with bragging rights and the title of Bartender of the Year, was yesterday celebrated by his colleagues at Mount […]

Song with a purpose

Song with a purpose

Keann Walters is no stranger to the stage. She had many hits in the calypso arena before she was transformed into a musical minister for Christ. Now the songbird has taken that star quality into the gospel arena, with her acclaimed song I Am Amazed, which she said God laid on her heart three years […]

The colours of a woman

The colours of a woman

When you look at a woman, what do you see? Another human being or a sex object? This was the question that a recent exhibition at the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination sought to answer. It was staged by local visual artist, Cher-Antoinette under the theme Just Call Me Sarah: Colours of a Woman. […]

A new singing sensation

A new singing sensation

Remember the name Tia Corbin? It’s one you will be hearing for years to come. Tia’s name has been on the tip of everyone’s tongue since her dynamic performance at the recently held School’s Choir Festival. Her rendition of Yolanda Adams’ That Name, earned her the awards of Best Solo Vocalist and Best Overall Performance. […]

Pleasant Miss Universe memories

Pleasant Miss Universe memories

Representing Barbados at the recent 2017 Miss Universe pageant in the Philippines was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that Shannon Harris will never forget. Growing up, the 22-year-old beauty never imagined entering a pageant, let alone winning Miss Universe Barbados and going on to represent her country at an international level Summing up the entire experience for […]

Mixing it up!

Mixing it up!

The petite Ashley Callender aspires to be one of Barbados’ leading mixologists and she is well on her way. Today, she showed off her skills with much flair as she served a delicious cocktail made with orange, simple syrup, Mount Gay Rum and Clayton’s Kola Tonic at the launch of the sixth series of the […]

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