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Tag Archives: Limelight Cafe

  1. DefJam Singer Chrisette Michele returns to Barbados for HIV Benefit Concert: “Everyone deserves to be loved…”

    {EDITOR’S NOTE – Many videos were made of the night’s performance about to be reviewed, as they are High Definition footage, they take very long to create and upload to the Internet even with Broadband – therefore? The Videos will appear SEPARATELY to the story} Barbadian Choreographer and Theatre impresario Trevor Pretty has been very […]

    December 19, 2012Health, Music1 comment
  2. Canadian Master Magician who appeared for NISE Leadership 2010 at Hilton Barbados is on CTV

    Magician Elliott Smith dropped by CTV Morning Live to discuss a Thursday fundraiser for “Do It for Daron.”

    August 1, 2012Events, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments

    Competition is heating up in The Lock Da Stage Three on Three Dance Competition. With only three more weeks to go before the semi-finals on June 19, dancers are pulling out all the stops to inch closer to that $1,500 grand prize. Last week Pretty in Pink staved off the intense challenge from groups Base […]

    June 13, 2011Culture, ReviewNo comments
  4. Alliance Française de Bridgetown – “La Fête de la Musique,” 21st June 2011

    Alliance Française de Bridgetown is offering an evening of free entertainment to celebrate the Fête de la Musique on June 21, 2011. The concert will feature a band from Martinique called ‘Madniss’, which will perform Zouk and other French Caribbean Rhythms. They will be joined by INDRANi, Tabitha and Fusion 5 (Barbados Community College Band). […]

    June 11, 2011Photo GalleryNo comments

    The talented trio of Shari Pollard, 23, Megghan Michael, 17 and Amina Trotman 18 set the stage ablaze last Sunday as they convincingly danced their way into the semi-finals of the Lock Da Stage dance competition held at Bump N’ Wine restaurant and entertainment centre in the City. They are the second group to make […]

    May 8, 2011Music, ReviewNo comments
  6. Tuesday nights rock hard down Cavans Lane – Bump & Wine Café hosts “Fighting Traffic” & debuts Barbadian Guitarist Eyan Alleyne’s EP

    I have not been out on a weeknight in a good while, got an e-mail about Eyan Alleyne playing at Bump & Wine Café, it seems he is launching a CD for radio airplay – knowing Barbadian Radio Stations I decided to check it out and I was glad for the good time and the reunion with […]

    December 19, 2010Featured, Music, Review3 comments
  7. TALK HARD #8 – Sat. 3rd April 6:30pm at Bump N’ Wine Cafe: Fea. BOBO

    Greetings, So dey block Mavado and Vybz but don’t support viable and preferable alternatives. Hard ears dey wun’ hear… It is a good thing artists with a purpose don’t just roll over and die when they don’t get the kind of support they deserve. It’s a good thing “Talk Hard” provides a stage for those […]

    March 30, 2010Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. Week of Celebrating French Language – Poetry slam/Open Mic, March 23

    Alliance Française of Bridgetown will have their poetry slam open mic on Tuesday, March 23rd! It starts at 7:30pm at the Bump and Wine Cafe, with Mahalia and then we will have a French-speaking poet from Congo, Nlandu Mamingi. Then, the open mic session, but in English, French, Spanish, and even Creole. People are also invited […]

    March 19, 2010Culture, Photo Gallery1 comment
  9. SPICE & CO – Come February 27th: IT IS ON! ONE NIGHT ONLY! © Michelle Springer, February 2010 © Michelle Springer: Feb. 2010 “Spice & Co expect to do what no other entertainment entity has done in Barbados, stage a massive multi-media music concert at the Drive-In and one that accommodates children and families.”

    February 8, 2010Featured, Music4 comments
  10. Young Alternative Band of Barbados heats up Cavans Lane, plans for Los Angeles and London: THREADS OF SCARLET

    They roared on the stage at 110 mps (miles per second) and shifted from fifth gear into 8th… Their drummer is unhinged, playing a brutal set – BARE-HANDED? This was a slice of what I found at Bump N’Wine Cafe in the City last weekend. They have a special show for teens before they go […]

    December 31, 2009Featured, Music, Review2 comments
  11. Barbadian Band joins forces once more for 2010: Spice & Co, phenomenon hits Facebook and generates nearly 500 fans in less than an hour

    “…[Spice’s] Page was created only this afternoon and when I got home, it jumped to close to 500 members [in under an hour]…”

    December 11, 2009Entertainment, Featured, News3 comments
  12. Talk Hard Independence Special – featuring Former Calypso Monarch of Barbados: Kid Site

    Talk Hard is celebrating Barbados brekkin’ way from de Union Jack with a special edition coming off Saturday November 28th at the Bump ‘N Wine Cafe starting at 6:30pm. This time around our featured artiste is multiple Pic O De Crop winner, dynamic dub chanter and powerful reggae lyricist, KID SITE! He gin’ be coming […]

    November 13, 2009EntertainmentNo comments
  13. BUMP & WINE CAFE – 21st Nov 2008: “beyond PARADOX” Book Launch

    The Nu Afikan Artivist Movement (N.A.A.M) and Iron Sharpen Iron invites you to bask in the word of thoughts on thoughts as author *Paul Batson* launches the journey of a book: *beyond PARADOX* A journal that massages the mind and takes you to familiar and unfamiliar places simultaneously. Accented with a CD included featuring inspired […]

    November 16, 2008BooksNo comments
  14. Backlash from Barbados’ Developing Spoken Word Community – Bajan Reporter Blog under heavy fire for daring to speak their own view

    Two nasty anonymous comments – rejected! Cowards seldom prosper… Two more comments – one unfoundedly racial and the other laughingly as inaccurate as they accuse me of doing – HOWEVER; I still have some respect as these two chose to put their names where their objections are. For that, I salute you. Plus? A call […]

    June 18, 2008Controversy, Featured, ReviewNo comments
  15. How raw is too raw? When Le Mot Juste became Le Most Cuss – Limelight Cafe unexpectedly hosted dirty talk with minors present {PG-13}

    I have done many a deed that could make even a demon blush, however, when I commit such acts it is with either with a consenting gal and all necessary paraphernalia and/or there are no witnesses… In other words there is a time and place for deeds not daring but rather flaring as in cursing/scatologia. […]

    June 15, 2008Controversy, Featured, Review4 comments
  16. HOUSEKEEPING/ APOLOGIA/ TRAILER – Rawness, Machel, Poetry, Art & More!

    I think John Lennon once said Life is what happens while you’re busy making plans… So true, I had a lot on my plate for this week and still have much to do, but Deborah Callender’s recent passing disrupted me much like Terry Mayers’ transition did… That is one of my features to come actually […]

    June 13, 2008Controversy, Featured, ReviewNo comments
  17. Book & Disk of Rythm Poetry ?Riddim & Flo? on sale this weekend at Cavans Lane, The City (SHAMELESS PLUG)

    DJ Simmons loved the turnout for his “Riddim & Flo 2” at the Limelight last weekend – now, he’s offering a li’l bit more…. “Thank You” to all of you who have bought copies of Riddim & Flo, the book and the CD, and who came out to help me celebrate at the Launch last […]

    June 5, 2008BooksNo comments
  18. Le Mot Juste: Let It Flow 8th June at Limelight Cafe in the City (SHAMELESS PLUG)

    Gas gone up!!! Every other road dug up!!!Food expensive!!!Prices in the sky!!!…and it just feels like FOREVER since the last Le Mot Juste!!! Need to vent?…We understand- Let it out,Just…LET IT FLOWat the Limelight CafeJune 8th, 6:30 pm Featuring our special therapist: SELENA THOMPSON Also, enjoy a soul lifting session with our Musical Specialists: *AISHA […]

    June 5, 2008Arts, Culture, EntertainmentNo comments
  19. Come out, support and celebrate at Limelight Cafe this Friday

    “Riddim & Flo: D.J’s Book ‘O Rhymz Vol. 2” includes 57 pieces of poetry from the familiar, comical, educating and entertaining works of D.J Simmons. It’s divided into two sections defining the difference between pieces written for performance poetry and those others written more for reading pleasure to ponder. The book includes pieces such as […]

    May 30, 2008Arts, Culture, EntertainmentNo comments
  20. Limelight Cafe hosting Riddim & Flo: The Launch – Tickets have Great Bonus [S H A M E L E S S**P L U G]

    One incredible package. One incredible night. This is more than a launch, is more like a BLAST OFF!!! Hear wuh Digicel sponsoring Friday May 30th at the Limelight Cafe. Launching at 5pm will be: “Riddim & Flo: D.J’s Book ‘O Rhymz Vol. 2” D.J Simmons’ second publication of poetry, boasting over 55 pieces and produced […]

    May 7, 2008Culture, EntertainmentNo comments
  21. Music 4 Life – More Sanctimonious Sounds by Cavans Lane early next month * SHAMELESS PLUG *

    Bloodwash Records is pleased to announce the second of our monthly Gospel limes at the Limelight Cafe on May 3, 2008, entitled MUSIC 4 LIFE.If you’ve missed the first one you surely can’t miss this one. Featured acts include KDB, Ordained Synergy and Dragon Slayer.Be there 4 the MUSIC experience of your LIFE!

    April 26, 2008Music, NewsNo comments
  22. AFTER WORK? NO LIMING, GO LIMELIGHT – SEE DOUBLE (DRINKS) AT SELECTED TIMES: s h a m e l e s s**p l u g April 15, 2008Culture, EntertainmentNo comments
  23. Iron Sharpen Iron’s Talk Hard 2 cuts off more entries – bursting at seams for 19th!

    Ok…we are stock FULL with talent for the Talk Hard: April open mic, so the registration is now CLOSED. Some quality stuff is in the mix for the night though man and I can’t wait. At the end of the show however, we will leave the mic onstage. So if anyone feels to just go […]

    April 9, 2008Culture, EntertainmentNo comments
  24. Iron ready to Talk Hard again in April: Cavans Lane nightspot is venue once more ** SHAMELESS PLUG **

    [Ed’s Note – From the dudes who gave you Iron Sharpen Iron…] As you know Adrian Green and D.J Simmons are out to develop, showcase and revolutionse the art of spoken word and original material locally, and your response to this has been outstanding. This is why we have to keep providing the stage for […]

    April 6, 2008Culture, EntertainmentNo comments
  25. Mo’Juice – gave voice to talents both old and new at Cavans Lane – much to look out for!

    This is the most folk I have seen at Limelight Cafe for a spoken word event, there were like close to 200 people there! Enricco Bohne and Le Mot Juste, struck oil in their latest edition – Mo’Juice! Could it be folks who read this News-Blog were anxious to learn of the level of cussing? […]

    February 16, 2008Culture, EntertainmentNo comments