Sunday, February 18, 2018

Calypso Revue facing closure*

Aloes’ sad song

MONEY NEEDED: Michael Osuna (Sugar Aloes)

Please do better for calypso.
That was the lament in song from Calypso Revue manager Michael Osuna (Sugar Aloes) yesterday at a media conference to discuss the future of the storied calypso tent, at their SWWTU Hall base, Wrightson Road, Port of Spain.
Aloes’ 2006 composition may very well be the final curtain call for the calypso tent started by legendary bard Lord Kitchener (Aldwyn Roberts). After 55 years the Calypso Revue is in danger of closing its doors due to a lack of funding, he said.
“This situation puts me in quicksand, the more I wiggle the more I sink. 

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