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  1. Black History Month Films at EBCCI – Final Screenings

    The University of the West Indies ? Cave Hill CampusErrol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination (EBCCI)in collaboration withU.S. Embassy ? Bridgetown presents Black History Month – February 2008 FINAL Film Screenings at the EBCCI CinematequeThese film screenings will be held during the month of February and a new schedule will be announced each week. Please […]

    February 29, 2008Cinema, Culture, EntertainmentNo comments
  2. MAGNUM KINGS & QUEENS OF DANCEHALL GIVES POWER TO THE POEPLE

    Jamaicans have an acute sense of what constitutes quality and in an artiste. In every noock and cranny of Jamaica dancehall is the heartbeat of the people and Jamaicans know what constitutes quality music. Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall gives power to the people by allowing them to vote for who they think should […]

    February 29, 2008Cinema, Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  3. When does the Royal Barbados Police Force acknowledge carjackings? When there’s a fatality while we have a travel advisory on?

    For all of the political agenda B’dos Free Press may fling here and there every now and again, they do have some intriguing stories of true newsworthy attention, but then again, some areas within the mainstream media are under direct orders not to acknowledge this side of the world, no matter how juicy the story […]

    February 29, 2008Controversy, Crime, Featured, News1 comment
  4. BARBADIAN POLYCLINIC PHARMACIES CLOSED FOR ONE DAY – STOCKTAKING SCHEDULE

    Several polyclinic pharmacies, operating under the aegis of the Barbados Drug Service (B.D.S), will close for one day ONLY next month, to carry out their annual stocktaking. The Ministry of Health apologises for any inconvenience caused.The pharmacies at the Ladymeade Reference Unit and St. Thomas Out-patient Clinic will be the first to close on Monday, […]

    February 29, 2008Health, NewsNo comments
  5. If you can’t get enough doggie, do we have an offer for all you Bajans who want bare doggie…

    The Hope Sanctuary: 266-0986 OTHER WAYS TO HELP: ?3 of these dogs are being kennelled as we do not have any room at The Hope ? would you please help with the financial cost to kennel them for longer until we find them a home?? Also if that’s too much doggie, you can always take […]

    February 29, 2008Nature, NewsNo comments
  6. IRON SHARPEN IRON BRINGS BACK SPOKEN-WORD MASTER HERU TO SPIRIT BOND THIS WEEKEND

    Echoes of the Ancestors was an outstanding production punctuated with a full standing ovation. So what do you do when the people can’t get enough and pining for more? Deliver the encore! {Ed’s Note: Day-job has been hectic, but a review of Echoes will be forthcoming, that’s a promise!} “Poetry As Prophecy” featuring Heru and […]

    February 28, 2008Culture, EntertainmentNo comments
  7. DEFENCE FORCE GETS MILITARY MIGHT BOOSTED BY BEIJING – MILITARY TO MILITARY GIFT OF CLOSE TO $1 MIL. BDS, AS BAJAN SOLDIERS LEARN KUNG FU

    Military aid valued at some BDS$840,000 was handed over to the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) by Chinese Ambassador, Liu Huanxing, via the Chinese Army.The donation, which included computer equipment, audio visual aids such as presentation projectors with the latest technology, disaster equipment, power generators on trailers, tents, equipment for the mess hall and other items, […]

    February 28, 2008Featured, Martial Arts, News1 comment
  8. LIBRARY SERVICE HOSTS PANEL DISCUSSION TOMORROW

    In celebration of Black History Month, the National Library Service will host a panel discussion this coming Friday, February 29, at the St. Leonard?s Church Hall, Westbury Road, St. Michael.Entitled ?Blacks in Business: Past, Present and Future?, the presentation starts at 7:00 p.m.Panelists are: Historian, Dr. Henderson Carter; Deputy Director of the Commission for Pan […]

    February 28, 2008Books, NewsNo comments
  9. JAMAICAN SCHOOL TOUR CONTINUES TO MAKE A POSITIVE IMPACT: Entertainers help make their former school environment more wholesome

    The No Joke Entertainment and VP Records “Education is No Joke” School tour continued to blaze a trail last week with some of Jamaica’s top entertainers visiting their Alma Maters.The main aim of the “Education Is No Joke” school tour is to sensitize students as to the importance of a good education and motivate them […]

    February 28, 2008Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  10. Lancaster Art Gallery – Yoga, more space & Boscoe Holder

    January was the first time I visited Lancaster House, and now in February so much more has been done! Most of the walls rather than being green alone as before, now some are in shades of ochre or a rich maroon bordering on vermilion, all at the direction of their creative curator Roger Chubb.The west […]

    February 27, 2008Arts, Galleries1 comment
  11. UWI’s EBCCI wants all Bajans to view Film Screening fea. William Greaves – Thurs 28 at 7pm

    Errol Barrow Centre for Creative ImaginationThe University of the West Indies – Cave Hill CampusandThe U.S. Embassy ? Bridgetown cordially invite you toBLACK HISTORY MONTH 2008featuring the work ofWilliam (Bill) Greaves American Filmmaker, Producer, Writer & Director featuring the film ?Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey? A 2-hour documentary film on the life of Dr. Ralph […]

    February 27, 2008Cinema, EntertainmentNo comments
  12. Barbadian Carnivores drool – Canadian Beef is Back

    Gerry Ritz, Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and David Emerson, Canadian Minister of International Trade, announced both Barbados and Mexico will now allow the import of breeding stock in addition to Canada’s current access for beef and beef products to these markets. ?This is welcome news for Canadian exporters and an important step in […]

    February 26, 2008NewsNo comments
  13. Female feline needs a great home to be adored in & BOOKSALE – Emerald City, St. Philip

    Anyone interested, please contact me (Dominique) at 428-4364 or The Hope Sanctuary at: 266 0986 U R G E N T NAME: Snuggles AGE: 6 yrs old SEX: Female PERSONALITY: The Queen of Cats – A stunningly beautiful fluffy and cuddly white cat. She loves her food and to laze around the house all day. […]

    February 26, 2008Books, Nature, News1 comment
  14. Open mic returns to Pablo Donte’s – Poetry on the South Coast

    This Wed. Feb. 27th open mic returns to Pablo Donte’s at 8.30 pm. All you poets, songsters, artists of the mind come make your impression in this session of expression. Marius and Jamal will provide the beat, give you the rhythm to tap the feet. It’s the time to let it come from within, and […]

    February 26, 2008Arts, EntertainmentNo comments
  15. GANGSTA FOR LIFE SHOWS SOME SOUL – Mavado Set to Headline Soul Rebellion

    Dancehall’s bad boy David “Mavado” Brooks will be setting his sights on doing good when he headlines the 2008 Soul Rebellion event on March 11th in Negril, Jamaica. Meeting much success with the release of his debut album “Gangsta For Life: The Symphony of David Brooks” back in 2007 (VP Records), Mavado has since shared […]

    February 26, 2008Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  16. International Women?s Bazaar at Canadian High Commission: SHAMELESS PLUG

    The Canadian, British and American Women’s Clubs are organising another International Women’s Bargains, Beer, BBQ Bazaar at the Canadian High Commission on Saturday April 5th, 2008.There are a number of vendor spots still available but going fast, the event is a major fund raiser, and it will also provide those wishing an opportunity to sell […]

    February 25, 2008BusinessNo comments
  17. Chief Justice Of Barbados shows very human side at fund-raiser: Former AG brings house down with his musical talent

    Ordinarily, I stay far from items that are close to home, but the content was so rich and diverse – it had to be shared…The night David Simmons set the Brazilian Embassy on its ear! As those who follow blogs know, there are some who think of the former AG as being negative or lacking […]

    February 24, 2008Featured, Music, News1 comment
  18. Free Music Downloads – not the late Audiogalaxy, rather MySpace users and a cricket website

    Can you recall the joys of Audiogalaxy? Even comic book authors touted their praises to all of the alternate universes or whoever would, or could, listen… They’re Rhapsody now, and you have to pay for their service – they were a vastly superior version of Napster, their machinery to download music was smaller and if […]

    February 24, 2008Featured, Music, Technology1 comment
  19. “A LOOK AT THE SUPERMARKET” BENEFITS KITTITIAN CONSUMERS

    Consumers in St. Kitts and Nevis will soon benefit from the regular publication of a list of prices of essential goods sold in several supermarkets in Basseterre. The list will provide the convenience to residents of being able to pick up a local newspaper and compare the prices of commodities in C&C, Rams (Bird Rock), […]

    February 23, 2008BusinessNo comments
  20. BREAKING NEWS: NO BARBADIANS QUALIFY IN DIGICEL KICK START FOOTBALL CLINIC – But Sunderland AFC makes decision to take an additional two footballers

    Barbadian Minister Of Education, Ronald Jones cited hunger as a main driving force for successful soccer players in this region – his words proved prophetic as the final eight of the Digicel Kick Start Clinics had not a Bajan in a slot.This is one area he will have to refer to Sports Minister Dr Esther […]

    February 23, 2008Football, SportsNo comments
  21. Religion and Medicine: can they form a creative partnership? Go to Cave Hill this week and find out!

    All Bajans are invited to attend The Professional Lecture Series presented by The School of Clinical Medicine and Research (SCRM)as part of its 40th Anniversary Celebrations atThe Errol Barrow Centre for Creative ImaginationThe University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus The 2nd Lecture will be given by Professor Patsy Prussia“The Bible and Disease Prevention“Tuesday […]

    February 23, 2008Health, News1 comment
  22. Religious Barbadian website and Jamaican PR Blog are two new entities out on the Matrix

    I have had a lot of info on Jamaica’s entertainment scene thanks to Alison Young, plus she’s kept this News-Blog updated with her excellent coverage of the Digicel Kick Start Football Clinics. But as you know, being one man and doing many live events will wear down a body – so if you want a […]

    February 22, 2008Featured, NewsNo comments
  23. HOPE SANCTUARY LOOKING TO GET A NEW HOME FOR AKITA HYBRID

    PLEASE?send this email to ?every dog-lover? you know!!! The Hope Sanctuary : (246) 266 0986

    February 22, 2008Nature, NewsNo comments
  24. Stanford 20/20 Huge Success In Small Town, USA

    It’s no surprise the Stanford 20/20 Tournament attracted the attention and interest of cricket enthusiasts everywhere but many people would be shocked to learn that there is a small town in Colorado, USA that has been introduced to cricket for the very first time and has fallen in love with the sport. Fort Collins, Colorado […]

    February 22, 2008CricketNo comments
  25. Film Screenings at the EBCCI Cinemateque & MID-SEMESTER DANCE WORKSHOP PRESENTATION ** shameless plug **

    UPCOMING EVENT!!!!! MID-SEMESTER DANCE WORKSHOP PRESENTATION: LIMITED SPACE AVAL. FRIDAY FEBRUARY 22, 2008 at 7:30 PM in the EBCCI DANCE STUDIO *FEATURING CHOREOGRAPHY BY IYUN HARRISON, JOHN HUNTE & DIANNE SQUIRES *PERFORMANCES BY STUDENTS OF THE BFA CREATIVE ARTS, DANCE ENSEMBLE & Members of Faculty – CALL 417-4780 NOW OR E-MAIL FOR UR SPOT.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~REMINDER!!!!!! Black […]

    February 22, 2008Cinema, EntertainmentNo comments