Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Entertainment

05/03/2017 - 00:48

Known as the Calypso Queen of Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean sensation Calypso Rose, with over 30 albums under her belt, set out in 2007 to become the Calypso Queen of the world with the launch of her first internationally-released self-titled album “Calypso Rose”.

Since then, Rose has intensely toured Europe and the rest of the globe with agent Azimuth Productions, which is based in Paris. Already being compared to Cesaria Evora and Miriam Makeba, her new status on the international scene is unprecedented for a Caribbean calypsonian.

04/17/2017 - 01:24

On Friday, March 17th, The Scarfone/Hartfold Gallery of the University of Tampa opened its Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition. This exhibition featured student works selected through open call submissions. The submissions ranged from mixed media paintings, installations and three dimensional artworks. About forty different artworks were displayed.

04/15/2017 - 23:45

A contestant on a US TV show has been outed as being transgender by one of his fellow competitors.

Jeff Varner, who is appearing on Survivor: Game Changers, made the revelation about his team-mate Zeke Smith on Wednesday's episode.

Varner told the show's presenter and his team-mates: "There is deception here," before turning to Smith and asking: "Why haven't you told anyone that you're transgender?"

He has since apologised on Twitter.

04/12/2017 - 23:20

US comedian Charlie Murphy, the older brother of actor Eddie Murphy, has died of leukaemia at the age of 57. The TMZ website quoted his manager as saying he died on Wednesday morning in hospital in New York.

Murphy starred on comedian Dave Chappelle's show and also appeared in films including Jungle Fever, Night at the Museum and Lottery Ticket.

He also co-wrote and appeared in some of his brother's films.

 

04/09/2017 - 23:41

Fans in the US state of Missouri have been paying their final respects to the rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry who died last month aged 90.

They were allowed to view the performer's body at the Pageant club in St Louis before a private family funeral on Sunday.

04/08/2017 - 06:40

The late rapper Tupac Shakur, 1960s protest singer Joan Baez and grunge legends Pearl Jam have all entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

They were inducted alongside the Electric Light Orchestra (ELO), Journey and Yes during a concert in New York.

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