Tag Archives: dance

  1. Caribbean Theatrical Production Streams Online

    “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, it is the one that is the most adaptable to change.” ~ Charles Darwin The current global pandemic has had a crippling effect on theatre and live performances around the world. In an effort to adapt to the new normal, theatre practitioners have been going […]

    November 29, 2020CultureNo comments
  2. “I CAN’T BREATHE!” – A multidimensional film by Aisha Comissiong and the Riddim Tribe Dance Collective of Barbados

    I CAN’T BREATHE! A multi-dimensional film that explores the BLACK LIVES MATTER movement from a Barbados/Caribbean perspective FEATURING: * Eddy Grant * Anthony Gabby Carter * David Comissiong * Bobby Clarke * Trevor Marshall * Luci Hammans * Aida Gebremariam * Alex Downes * Peter Adonijah Alleyne * RIDDIM TRIBE DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY BY AISHA COMISSIONG

    September 3, 2020Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. Argentina’s National Day: A night to be remembered

    The Embassy of Argentina in Barbados recently opened its doors to celebrate their National Day. In a relaxed environment, Ambassador Gustavo Martinez Pandiani received in his residence, decked in blue and white for the occasion, “the dearest friends of Argentina“, as he described the more than 200 hundred distinguished guests. Among those present, the Governor […]

    May 26, 2019CultureNo comments
  4. The Barbados Argentina Tango Club – Friday 25th January 2019 at Accra Beach Hotel

    Dress Code: Elegantly Casual

    January 16, 2019Music, Photo GalleryNo comments

    Operation Triple Threat: Sing. Dance. Act (OTT), is seeing significant progress in its mission to train young people in the performing arts – it just gained Platinum Sponsorship from Scotiabank and now has increased their partnerships with yet another fiscal entity… The registered charity recently acquired a Disney licence that allows it to produce “The […]

    April 8, 2018MusicNo comments
  6. Barbados’ 51st Independence: When a MerryMen fete could get you a trip to Caribbean neighbour?

    This took place at what is now the Hotel Pom Marine at the corner of Balmoral Gap and Navy Gardens near UN House. One dollar got you through the door and no shirt and tie, a lounge suit is now what we think of as Shirt-Jac’s or Guayaberas as they’re known in Cuba… You had […]

    November 26, 2017Music, Photo GalleryNo comments

    Translators, first aid support, delegation liaisons, airport meet and greet, ushers, marshals and hospitality hosts are just a sample of the tasks that will be undertaken by the army of volunteers stepping up to assist with the hosting of CARIFESTA XIII. From July 10, the nearly three hundred persons who have applied to volunteer will […]

    July 3, 2017Breaking News, Culture, FeaturedNo comments

    The greatest showcase of Caribbean talent is back!┬áThe Caribbean Festival of Arts, or CARIFESTA as it is more popularly known, has returned to Barbadian shores after 36 years. In 1981, 2,500 performers, writers and artists from 30 countries coloured the island with creativity for two weeks of symposia, festivals and community events. CARIFESTA ’81 was […]

    May 15, 2017Breaking News, Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Central Bank’s fete achieves sold-out status with ’17’

    The famous Central Bank All Inclusive Fete celebrated its 2017 edition in fine style with a sold-out status and true premium festivity for the massive crowd in attendance. Under the patronage of the Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, the event which in 2017 celebrates its 17th anniversary was aptly titled ‘17‘. […]

    February 19, 2017MusicNo comments
  10. Mango Reef Promotions produces premium Carnival experiences

    On the heels of a successful 2016 Barbados Crop Over season, professional Carnival concierge company Mango Reef Promotions LLC (MRP) is gearing up to once again deliver its premium blend of service to international Carnival enthusiasts and fete fanatics en route to the 2016 edition of Miami’s Carnival. Established in January 2016, the New York-based […]

    September 18, 2016CultureNo comments
  11. Flow celebrates 1st birthday in Barbados

    Bridgetown was transformed into a sea of blue as Flow celebrated its first birthday with an island-wide motorcade that culminated with a free public concert in Hero’s Square entitled ‘Big Blue Live‘. Barbados’ leading telecommunications provider feted hundreds of city shoppers and passers-by with plenty of giveaways and top-notch performances from Flow ambassadors including Lil […]

    July 24, 2016Business, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Haiti will host the 12th edition of CARIFESTA, Caribbean Festival of Arts, August 21st to 30th

    CARIFESTA, which is the largest cultural and artistic event in the Caribbean, has fused all forms of expression of Latin America and the Caribbean since 1972. As a result, it has become a major multicultural and international event that increasingly attracts countries from other continents. The Caribbean is a meeting place for people around the […]

    August 13, 2015Culture1 comment
  13. Painting the Town Blue: Flow’s Bridgetown Market #1

    Phoenix Dancers #thisishowweflow

    August 2, 2015Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. Cable and Wireless Communications Barbados is proud to officially launch the new “Flow” – The Aerialist!

    By far this was the highlight of the night, when Kristin Arrow (originally from New York, but based in Miami) made two silken trails bend and sway to her moves, a la Cirque Du Soleil – didn’t even realise the crane which was her hoist was there until very last second, her assistants were carefully […]

    July 19, 2015Photo Gallery, SportsNo comments
  15. Cable and Wireless Communications Barbados is proud to officially launch the new “Flow” – Halton Great House, St. Philip

    Entertainment was coordinated by DL Smith Productions who also did Hamlet at the Museum in 2014

    July 19, 2015Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. An undying connection to the beat of dance – Submitted by BCC’s Corporate Communications Intern: Shannon Gooding

    In the aisles and pews of a church is where Professional Dancer Rene Blackman found his calling for the arts. He started at the impressionable age of fourteen with a group of friends/his peers. Rene expresses his joy of the arts through movement and creativity, coupled with the emotion and passion that exudes when he […]

    July 4, 2015CultureNo comments
  17. 2015 Youth Achieving Results (YAR) – A Dream Catcher for Barbadian Youth

    The opportunity to gaze on the horizon and watch one’s dreams and aspirations begin to blossom is sometimes all the motivation one needs. At least that must have been how the recent thirteen young graduates of the 2015 Youth Achieving Results (YAR) Programme felt as they proudly collected their certificates of completion. The evening’s celebrations […]

    July 2, 2015EventsNo comments
  18. Feeding the Hunger for Dance: NCF Interns get chance to shine

    About four years ago, the National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF’s) Cultural Officer – Dance, Dr. John Hunte, created a dance summer internship programme in an effort to develop the discipline here in Barbados. This programme follows the progress of approximately 12 interns through their experiences in a pre-professional dance environment, as they work alongside professionals in […]

    June 20, 2015CultureNo comments
  19. First Citizens Take Over City-Fest 2015

    The official start of the Crop Over Festival is fast approaching and today the National Cultural Foundation (NCF), alongside its new title partner First Citizens, launched the Crop Over City Fest & Ceremonial Delivery of the Last Canes outside of the Bank’s Broad Street branch with pomp and pageantry. First Citizens is no stranger to […]

    June 18, 2015MusicNo comments
  20. Heritage Bus Tour to recall legends of Sugar, Molasses and Rum

    The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) will on June 7 take its Heritage product into a different realm from a walk to a bus tour otherwise known as “Sweet Stories of Sugar Molasses and Rum.” The decision to further develop the product came about as a result of the continued interests locally, regionally and internationally in […]

    June 4, 2015CultureNo comments
  21. “A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence” – Weird Comedy, Alejandro “Birdman” Inarritu Like his previous features SONGS FROM THE SECOND FLOOR and YOU, THE LIVING, master Swedish director Roy Andersson takes up the theme of “being a human being” with this meticulously crafted, dreamlike black comedy. Sam and Jonathan, a pair of hapless novelty salesman, take us on a kaleidoscopic tour of the human condition in […]

    May 26, 2015Cinema, OddityNo comments
  22. Lilliput Children’s Theatre Makes A BIG Statement For Its 40th Anniversary

    Four decades ago, two friends and colleagues, Noble Douglas and Tony Hall, embarked upon the groundbreaking task of creating Trinidad and Tobago’s first children’s theatre company. Their foresight led to the establishment of the Lilliput Children’s Theatre, Trinidad and Tobago’s seminal children’s arts institution. This year, Lilliput marks that milestone with its 40th anniversary production, […]

    April 26, 2015CultureNo comments
  23. Ken Loach’s “JIMMY’S HALL” (Based On A True Story)

    In 1921 Jimmy Gralton‘s sin was to build a dance hall on a rural crossroads in an Ireland on the brink of Civil War. The Pearse-Connolly Hall was a place where young people could come to learn, to argue, to dream… but above all to dance and have fun. As the hall grew in popularity […]

    March 31, 2015Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. (N.B. REVISED AGENDA) Kolij – Founder’s Week 2015

    ?Please note that there will no longer be an OHS Extraordinary General Meeting. All are welcome to the launch of the LEGACY PROJECT, during which there will be a question and answer session on how we can advance the mission of the OHS and the welfare of Harrison College. We look forward to seeing you […]

    March 17, 2015Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  25. New Look ‘Fete with the Saints’ delights Trinidadian patrons

    The recent annual, all inclusive soiree ‘Fete with the Saints’ evoked a spirit of supreme festivity with its change of venue to the grounds of Saint Mary’s College on Serpentine Road, Port-of-Spain. The prestigious college which has produced some of the twin island republic’s most notable citizens such as Sir Solomon Hochoy, former President Sir […]

    February 19, 2015CultureNo comments