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LXP – Word! Sound! Power! History Has Been Made!

  History has been made! Barbados has witnessed its first show made up completely of spoken word artists!  Frank Collymore Hall has been blessed with the Words, the Sounds and it definitely felt the POWER of the League of Extraordinary Poets on March 11th! Accolades are still pouring in for an excellently executed show – […]

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LXP presents The Artistes of “Word! Sound! Power!” – Keegan Maharaj

Continuing with the series of posts about the artistes who will be a part of WORD! SOUND! POWER! hosted by the Frank Collymore Hall and featuring the LXP, here we have the overseas feature of the night: Keegan Maharaj, out of Penal, Trinidad. Often referred to as the Poetic Punch-Man from Penal, Keegan Maharaj is a founding […]

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LXP Barbados presents Word! Sound! Power!

The Frank Collymore Hall presents the League of Extraordinary Poets (LXP Barbados) in a night of spoken word called “Word! Sound! Power! Poetry with Purpose and Passion” on March 11th, 2014, which starts at 6:15 PM SHARP.  There are several dynamic poets on the cards including household names like Adrian Green and D.J. Simmons, along […]

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Frank Collymore Hall presents…..

               

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100 Thousand Poets for Change- Barbados

    Saturday 28, 2013 is the third annual commemoration of the global movement 100 Thousand Poets for Change. This event sees poets and other artists from across the world gather in their local environments to give a voice to local, regional and international issues and call for sustainable social, economic and political change. This […]

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Meeting of Like Minds: LXP Meets Expressions ~ By Robert Gibson

I went to Antigua on vacation for 8 days. I travelled all over the country, going from Nelson’s Dockyard for the opening ceremony for Carnival 2013 to Devil’s Bridge for a picnic. The highlight of my trip, however, was my role as ambassador of the LXP to the poetic community in Antigua – visiting the […]

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D ART LIME Boat Ride

  This month the LXP and friends will be doing Poetry a little differently on Monday the 1st of April … Brainchild of LXP member, RebelGlam, D ART LIME is a monthly get together, Open Mic, Open Wall, Open floor, open media disply… you name it- if you have art or talent you want to display, […]

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Good Bye 2012…Hello 2013!

The year 2012 saw the birth of the LXP…from a group of Word Artists, to a family.  From people who met more on Facebook than in person, to a group of people who perform together, work together, celebrate and mourn together.  We support more than just the arts, but the people who are the artists. […]

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A Busy November for LXP!

The end of October was supposed to signal a slow down, a gentle breather before Christmas….I thought.  But the LXP activities just keep expanding.  There is more talent, and more venues to see it at than ever, in spite of a lack of any dedicated space for the arts here in Barbados. NIFCA Drama/Speech Finals […]

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Demons in Me

Last weekend I went to see a play at the NIFCA Semi Finals, because I know the author/director (Matthew Murrell) and many of the members of the cast, and I wanted to support the work they are doing at Yardie Boy Theatre.  I expected the play to make a statement and to push boundaries… and […]

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