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  1. Ricardo Drue revives term of ‘Socaholism,’ which CBC TV8 used in 2004

    Years ago, under Dr Allyson Leacock, the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation developed the term Socaholic which was eventually shelved for a while as Bajans got hypocritically upset since it sounded like Alcoholic. But the Celebration Time calypso tent tried using it for one of their characters, again to not much fanfare – now Trinidad is having […]

    December 4, 2013Music, Travel1 comment
  2. An Evening with Irving Burgie: A Citrus Book & Poetry Night, 5th Dec. 2013

    You have been anxiously awaiting the return of Citrus Book & Poetry Night. Well here it is! Books on sale on the night! Irving Burgie Autobiography, Songbook and CD Special Citrus Night Prices: DAY-O!!! $48.00 BDS/ $24.00 US Songbook $36.00 BDS/ $18.00 US CD $30.00 BDS/ $15.00 US Iconic Legend IRVING BURGIE: Composer of the National […]

    November 29, 2013Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. Antiguan author Dorbrene O’Marde reads in Barbados this week from his two recent Books

    All Barbadians are expected to flock in droves to THE CROTON INN, Maxwell, Christ Church for THURSDAY 17th OCTOBER 2013 at 7:30 pm

    October 13, 2013Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. Kadooment 2013 – Blue Box Cart remembers Mighty Whitey August 5, 2013Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. Montserratian Soca Artist Scrappy’s Non-profit READ supports Lookout graduates

    Three school leavers from Montserrat’s Lookout Primary School are the first beneficiaries of contributions from the non-profit charity READ. READ which stands for Reward Education And Determination made a presentation to Nerissa Meade, Kaylon Thomas and Leighton White during the annual graduation ceremony at the St. John’s Anglican Church. Local representative of READ Jamilia Greenaway, […]

    July 26, 2013Education, MusicNo comments
  6. St Lucian Calypsonian aims for Trinidadian Supremacy: Teddyson John ramps it up!

    St. Lucia’s current Groovy Soca Monarch Teddyson John has been having a truly blessed and productive musical year since capturing the title this past July with his smash hit “Land of Wine”. The talented and humble vocalist now has his sights set on making a powerful statement during the upcoming 2013 Trinidad and Tobago Carnival […]

    December 14, 2012Music, TravelNo comments

    KNIGHT OF ST. ANDREW For extraordinary and outstanding achievement and merit in service to Barbados or to humanity at large. THE HON. SIR MARSTON CREIGHTON DaCOSTA GIBSON, K.A., was born on March 3, 1954 and was educated at St. Matthias School, Boys’ Foundation and Harrison College. He pursued legal studies at the Cave Hill Campus […]

    November 30, 2012Controversy, PoliticalNo comments

    This year’s four time Monarch Mikey, has joined the team of volunteers with the Young Women’s Christian Association’s (YWCA) Free Reading Club. YWCA President Paige Bryan was pleased to have Mikey on board and thanked him for volunteering his services. She explained that the Club assists the children with their homework and develop their literacy […]

    September 28, 2012Events, MusicNo comments
  9. Towering Gesture features Mount Gay’s Armand de Brignac

    The world’s celebrated luxury champagne brand, Armand de Brignac, distributed in Barbados by Mount Gay Distilleries Limited, was the toast of New York recently when music mogul Jay-Z topped off his 40/40 club renovation with a breathtaking floor-to-ceiling Armand de Brignac Gold Champagne Tower in time for an exclusive fundraiser for USA President Barack Obama. […]

    September 27, 2012Agriculture, PoliticalNo comments
  10. Montserrat hosts 2nd Memorial Lecture to respect late calypsonian Arrow for Thu. 10 Nov. 2011

    The second Alphonsus ‘Arrow’ Cassell Memorial Lecture Series will be held this Thursday as a precursor to the Alliouagana Festival of the Word which starts Friday, November 11 at the Montserrat Cultural Centre. Creative Industries: Forces for Change, Innovation and Entrepreneurshipis this year’s theme for the symposium which brings together scholars and authors for discussions […]

    November 9, 2011Music, Photo Gallery, ReviewNo comments
  11. Celebration Time launched in fine celebratory style at the Plantation Theatre

    Announcing a cast of seasoned performers including Edwin, Lil Rick, Khiomal and Donella, Celebration Time tent is holding firm as a leader in developing and showcasing aspiring talents with the inclusion of younger cast members such as Redman, Queen T, AC, De Coopa and Nikkie C. Summa who will be in Celebration Time for the […]

    June 22, 2011Culture1 comment