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Big plan for Halloween

Big plan for Halloween

Come October 29, Sandalwood Estate will be transformed into a scene from a horror movie, compliments of Escape: Halloween ’16. Speaking at the press launch last Thursday, promoters Jordan Eversley and Sachin Clarke promised to elevate the Halloween experience for party-goers this year. “Escape Halloween promises to take Halloween to a whole new level,” said […]

A young dancer’s dream

A young dancer’s dream

The youth in Barbados are up to positive things, some better known than others, be it in sports or other activities. Damon Boucher, an avid dancer, is among them. The 19-year-old student of the University of the West Indies (UWI) who is pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering, has been dancing seriously for the last […]

New duo impresses

New duo impresses

A hot, fresh duo is shaking up entertainment on the hotel circuit. They are known as Allure and, just as their name suggests, they have been drawing crowds to Infinity on the Beach and St Lawrence Gap during the week. Azizi Clarke, whose stage name is Azizi and Cherish Maynard, better known as Chenice, are […]

Mecca for nerds and geeks

Mecca for nerds and geeks

The last weekend in August is the time when nerds and geeks in Barbados gather in one place for the highly anticipated AnimeKon Expo. For those who don’t know what AnimeKon is, it’s a yearly convention where lovers of anime, comics and video games come together. It’s also becoming a place where local artists sell […]

Rihanna shines and puts spotlight on Barbados

Rihanna shines and puts spotlight on Barbados

It was a night of fulfilled dreams for Barbadian songstress Rihanna who walked away from the 2016 Video Music Awards (VMAs) with the MTV Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. And through it all, she did not forget her home country. The 28-year old starlet opened last night’s show at Madison Square Garden with an upbeat medley of her greatest hits, […]

Erup looks to the future

Erup looks to the future

Despite some hiccups on the road this past Crop Over, new Kadooment masquerade band, Erup, says it will be back bigger and better next year. One of the directors, Hakeem Fergusson, said the band faced a number of challenges but members enjoyed themselves nonetheless. He offered sincerest apologies to those who were affected on the […]

Four advance to talent semis

Four advance to talent semis

The second preliminary of the 40th annual Richard Stoute Teen Talent Competition came off last Sunday night at the Divi Southwinds hotel. Again, some of the best local talent was on display and the audience was treated to a night of sweet music. The competitors tackled popular tracks from many genres including pop and R&B. […]

Queen Aziza celebrates

Queen Aziza celebrates

The island’s 2016 Calypso Monarch, Aziza, was honoured by her Cave Shepherd All Stars calypso tent family last Saturday in celebration of her huge achievement in the Pic-O-De-Crop competition. In a motorcade fit for a queen, Aziza was greeted by adoring fans along the route from Bridgetown to St Philip. She is the second female […]

Bajans for Sandals talent show

Bajans for Sandals talent show

Nine employees of Sandals Barbados are heading to Jamaica late next month to represent the hotel’s Barbados team at a company-organized talent show for employees from across the chain. Previously known as Encore, the annual Sandals Festival of the Arts, scheduled to come off over a one week period in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, is described […]