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Entertainment, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on May 23, 2016

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DJ Outkast speechless after performance in Beijing

DJ Outkast speechless after performance in Beijing

  DJ Outkast at work in the People’s Republic of China. Photo contributed St. Maarten News - DJ Outkast returned to St. Maarten earlier this month following his performances at the Caribbean Music Festival in the Chinese capital of Beij

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 29, 2016

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First female Calypso Monarch in 47 years

First female Calypso Monarch in 47 years

Akinerom Charles Arrindell, the first female to ever win a Calypso Crown suitably rewarded with the symbol which was placed on her head by Lisa Brown, Senior Marketing Manager at Nagico and assisted by Edwardo Radjouki, from the SCDF. Photo Today

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 29, 2016

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Research into St. Maarten monkey population

Research into St. Maarten monkey population

  St. Maarten News – Master student in International Development Sanne Collée will be on the island for the next two months to conduct a thorough participatory research into the socio-economic impact of the invasive Green Vervet Monke

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 29, 2016

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Appreciation for African music

Appreciation for African music

Members of the Nirvana Dance group during one of their performances at the African Flavor concert. Photo Today / Milton Pieters St. Maarten News - African Flavor, is a fairly new concert to St Maarten during the Carnival season, but after Brac

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 21, 2016

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Diandra Marlin crowned as teen Carnival queen

Diandra Marlin crowned as teen Carnival queen

St. Maarten News- Diandra Marlin made light work of the other delegates vying for the crown after winning six of the 10 sashes Posh Productions made available, the proud pageant holders of what was another dynamic competition involving brains and

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 11, 2016

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Patrick Grayham gets Buma Award

Patrick Grayham gets Buma Award

  MD Sony/ATV Benelux Europe Niels Walboomers (left) with Patrick Grayham showing his Buma Award. Photo contributed St. Maarten News - Patrick Grayham has received a Buma Award for his contribution on the certified gold song Shotgun by

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 8, 2016

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Air France welcomes travelers with the Mighty Dow on St. Maarten

Air France welcomes travelers with the Mighty Dow on St. Maarten

  The Air France flight crew poses with the Mighty Dow (L) and co-pan players at the airport. Photo SXM St. Maarten News - Passengers on Air France flight 498 arriving at Princess Juliana International Airport were pleasantly surprised

Entertainment - Posted by on April 8, 2016

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Bracket nominated for best African group - to be perform on St. Maarten

Bracket nominated for best African group – to be perform on St. Maarten

  St. Maarten News – Bracket, the Nigerian duo scheduled to perform at the St. Maarten carnival on April 26 has been nominated in two categories including the Best African Group at the 2016 Kora All African Music Awards, which is largely c

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 6, 2016

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Three bands go at it for first Band Clash at St. Maarten Carnival 2016

Three bands go at it for first Band Clash at St. Maarten Carnival 2016

Photo: Leader of 4M HD Edwin Nicholson (left) and leader of XP Band Darnel York fool around as they work to promote Band Clash 2016. Photo contributed St. Maarten - The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) is gearing up for a bus

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 22, 2016

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La Bamba Beach Bar demolished to be a concrete parking lot

St. Maarten News – The Vromi-Ministry continues with its plan to build 175 parking places at the location on Kim Sha beach where formerly La Bamba was established. The ministry wants a parking lot built of concrete, with boulders surrounding the

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 15, 2016

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Girls Night Out is becoming bigger and bigger

The St. Maarten Girls Night Out, organized by Marketing Solutions, expects to draw an even bigger crowd than it did last year. The event will, take place on May 28, but there is no decision about the venue yet. “This idea of St. Maarten Girls Ni

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 12, 2016

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Ky-Mani Marley headlines One Love reggae concert on St. Maarten

St. Maarten News – Ky-Mani Marley – indeed, the son of – headlines Carnival’s One Love reggae night concert on April 28 in the Carnival Village. Marley will be joined by lovers rock star Alaine, Romain Virgo and dancehall star Demarco. Co

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 1, 2016

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Twenty to Soca Rumble finals

Twenty to Soca Rumble finals

St. Maarten News - Montage N.V. has announced the twenty finalists for the carnival’s Soca Rumble Power and Groovy competition on Friday, April 15 in Carnival Village. Each category, Power and Groovy, has ten finalists, eleven when you count the

Entertainment, French St. Martin News, St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 26, 2016

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Miss Pitchounette and Junior pageants: Mae-Lys and Ferrol clinch crowns

Miss Pitchounette and Junior pageants: Mae-Lys and Ferrol clinch crowns

St. Martin News: From the reactions of the almost capacity crowd inside the Festival Village in Galisbay late Sunday evening, Farlot Mae-Lys did enough to earn the crown in the Miss Pitchounette category. The same can be said about Shaliyah Ferro

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 21, 2016

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Taking “Selfies” is a mental disorder Psychiatrists say

It has been officially confirmed what many people thought all along: taking ‘selfies’ is a mental disorder. The disorder is now called "selfitis", and is defined as the obsessive compulsive desire to take photos of one’s self and post them o

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 22, 2015

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SOS Radio and host Billy D mark milestone broadcast

SOS Radio and host Billy D mark milestone broadcast

  Jacques “Billy D” Hamlet at SOS Radio. File photo contributed Marigot - SOS Radio celebrates a milestone today when the radio talk show Talking Point reaches its 2000th edition, according to Jacques “Billy D” Hamlet, the host and

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 22, 2015

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Contestants for Little Miss St. Martin pageant

Contestants for Little Miss St. Martin pageant

    Jerinelle Louisa. Photo contributed. St. Maarten – On Sunday November 1, the Philipsburg Cultural Center on Back Street is the stage for the Little Miss St. Martin pageant. Pageant organizer Nzinga Lake introduces the

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 5, 2015

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Oyster Pond Fall Festival puts five restaurants on the map

Oyster Pond Fall Festival puts five restaurants on the map

  Preparing food is a lot of fun, as the big smile of this lady at Mr. Busby’s Beach bar shows. Photo Today / Leo Brown St. Maarten - After a Taste of St. Maarten, an initiative of Topper’s Restaurant in Simpson Bay, the island ex

Entertainment - Posted by on September 1, 2015

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Former Miss Barbados Leah Marville: Beauty queen panelist at tourism conference

    WILLEMSTAD – Professional model, television host and former Miss Barbados World Leah Marville has been confirmed as a presenter for the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC) in Curaç

Entertainment - Posted by on March 20, 2013

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Ship Happens!

Ship Happens!

St. Maarten - Somebody came up with what turned out to be a bright idea to print a few t-shirts with the words, ‘ SHIP HAPPENS, Carnival Dream 2013, St Maarten.’ The two visitors proudly agreed to pose for our cameras on the Board Walk. In the

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 1, 2012

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Matthews wins final elimination in Bikini contest

St. Maarten - Using her stage experience, charm and poise, Elvina Matthews blew away the field of nine beautiful ladies and won the final elimination round in the 4th annual Sunset Beach Bar & Grill Bikini contest which took place last Saturday. It

Entertainment, Uncategorized - Posted by on May 30, 2012

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A Good Read: The Allure of Anguilla

The newest literary festival/book fair in the Caribbean Anguilla / by Melanie Reffes* - It was nirvana for literary lovers over the US Memorial Day weekend when the Anguilla Literary Festival was the hottest ticket on the island. The four-day fê

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 27, 2012

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Fashion Night Out shows creations by local designers

GREAT BAY- The atmosphere on the roof of the Privé Lounge, in Simpson Bay took on a subtle tone last Saturday night when a group of aspiring models showcased the line of clothing of Maza Rombley, Marlyn Boasman and Alida Brown. The staging of The

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 27, 2012

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Motiance’s musical theater blows crowd away

GREAT BAY-The energy, talent and passion of musical theater students of Motiance Dance School was on show over the weekend at the school’s production, Blown Away.  Blown Away represented the grand finale for Joost and DJ, two male choreographers/d

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 16, 2012

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Feature: Tamarind Hotel's good communication skills

Feature: Tamarind Hotel’s good communication skills

St. Maarten – Tamarind Hotel managing director Paul Ingram was touched by the picture that appeared on the front page of the Daily Herald on Saturday, showing a dying cow with a mourning fellow-cow next to it. He sent his hotel guests pictures of a

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 28, 2011

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Winston shines in River Niger

St. Maarten / By Donellis Browne – Lead Actress Sharlyn Winston absolutely shined and delivered a riveting performance in this past weekend’s performances of the River Niger. The play was staged for three nights at the Philipsburg Community and

Entertainment - Posted by on September 28, 2011

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Harry Muskee introduced the blues to a country of clogs and windmills

By Hilbert Haar / When I brought the Cuby and the Blizzards blues album Groeten uit Grollo to my music class in secondary school in the spring of 1967 my classmates were not impressed. They thought with just one exception (apart from myself) that th

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 15, 2011

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Fundraiser for Imbali moves to Belair Community Center

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten - The fundraiser for the Imbali Center for Creative Movement, which is spearheaded by Lady Ruby Bute, has been moved to the Belair Community Center. The production entitled “St. Martin for Thee I Weep...” was organized in a

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 12, 2011

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St. Maarten’s first calypso king honored

GREAT BAY – St. Maarten’s first Calypso King Alberto “Lord Viking” Richardson was presented with an award of appreciation by King Brat at his home on Sunday afternoon in the presence of his family, friends, fellow calypsonians and represent

Entertainment - Posted by on May 9, 2011

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Mighty Dow and Shadowman to Trinidad

PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD (Sonique Solutions) – The 30th anniversary of the International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) in Trinidad and Tobago will take place on May 28 and 29. St. Maarten’s Isidore York, aka The Mighty Dow, and Addie Rich

Entertainment - Posted by on April 26, 2011

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Easter festival ends on a cultural note

Caribbean Utilities Employees Association St. Maarten - The reigning Calypso King of St Maarten Clement’ Kaiso Brat’ Richardson had the distinct honor to share the stage with Mc Lean Emmanuel, stage name ‘King Short Shirt’ from Antigua and

Entertainment - Posted by on April 4, 2011

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Hailey, Atkinson and Richardson win St. Maarten Idols

St. Maarten - Aimie Hailey sung, ‘Somewhere over the rainbow’, Raheem Atkinson sung ‘If we hold on” and Chantal Richardson sung, ‘Just the way you are’ and those efforts were good enough to earn them the top prizes in their various catego

Entertainment - Posted by on April 4, 2011

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Lil Roxy set to ramp with top guns

St. Maarten / By Milton G Pieters - When Roxanne Webster, stage name’ Lil Roxy’ appears on stage in the finals of the 2011 Nagico Calypso competition, she will be seeking to become the first Calypso Queen on St Maarten, a feat long in the making

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 4, 2011

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Dow’s No Money, No Work wins Road March gold

St. Maarten - After a sterling performance during the 2011 Road March competition, which was held last Saturday night, it’s fair to say that Isidore York aka Mighty Dow has literally risen from the ashes and this veteran calypsonian still has a lot

Entertainment - Posted by on March 25, 2011

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St. Maarten Carnival Fete to Fitness Jump-Up through Philipsburg on Saturday

Office relocates for one week St. Maarten - The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) will be taking Carnival lovers through Philipsburg tomorrow, Saturday, for “a warm-up, jump-up session”. “The Fete to Fitness around Town J

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