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Speightstown comes alive

Speightstown has been described by many as a sleepy town; a place where some activity, life needs to be breathed back into it. Well, that did happen, if only for a day, on Saturday, as the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) brought the Speightstown Market to the St Peter town. It was the second year for [...]

Pan party!

Pan party!

Mas, Que Nada, is Brazilian Portuguese slang, literally meaning “but, that [is] nothing”, or “no way”, “whatever”, or “yeah, right!”.  It is also the name of a popular standard, originally written and sung by Jorge Ben, which in a later cover version became the signature song of Sérgio Mendes And Brasil 66, later being voted the [...]

Diet of steel

Diet of steel

Dey want pan, dey want pan, dey want pan.   Dey want the sweet, sweet rhythm of de steel pan . . . .  Dey want the ping, pang, pong  And de ping, pang, pong . . . .  Dey want de ping pang, ping pang,  Ping pang of de steel drum . . . [...]

The clean call

The clean call

by Julia Rawlins-Bentham     Just a phone call! That’s all it would take for citizens to have pieces of houses, toilets, old refrigerators and other bulky materials removed from their premises. But, instead of calling the relevant authorities, some have opted to indiscriminately dump household waste into the streets, creating an eye sore for [...]

Mistah Dale doing de dawg

He is the original Soca Junkie. Dale Rudder, more popularly known as Mistah Dale, entered the soca arena with a bang when he penned and recorded the hit single Kaylaylayback in 1998. That number was a huge party hit in the Caribbean, France and most of Europe. So too was Born Fuh Dis that followed. [...]

Cancer show –– cum soca

Cancer show –– cum soca

The sound of sweet Crop Over music filled the air in Lears, St Michael, in the wee hours last Sunday, when the House Of Soca calypso tent and the Barbados Cancer Society teamed up for the all-inclusive fund-raising breakfast show CYANA –– Cancer, You Are Not Alone. It was not only about partying or enjoying [...]

Pic-o-de-Crop nine chosen

Pic-o-de-Crop nine chosen

Chrystal Cummins-Beckles is the lone female among the nine finalists  chosen early this morning to  go up against reigning monarch Ian Webster  in the Pic-o-de-Crop calypso finals two weeks from now. This follows last night’s keenly contested  semifinals at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex. Three artistes each from De Big Show, Headliners and All Stars copped places in the [...]

Today’s Fashion – Pun De Sand

Today’s Fashion – Pun De Sand

This week’s feature focuses on beach fashion, taking care of your skin while out in the sun, and a manicure makeover.      

Musical treat

Musical treat

Over 15 children with life-threatening diseases were treated at the Chefette Restaurant at Welches in St Thomas yesterday. NexCyx and Kate Godfrey, manager of Priva Barbados nightclub, organized the event with the Precious Touch Foundation to bring smiles to the faces of the children who usually have a difficult time. “Chefette provided food and the [...]