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Friday, August 22, 2014

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Making the right choice!

Just when it seemed like there was little hope for substance coming out of the younger generation, up steps 23-year-old singer/songwriter, Sadiki de Leon, 24-year-old producer, Dike “DNYCE” Pereira and their two insightful and compelling songs, “What Ah Gwan?” and “Easy Na Steven”. Read more »

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Exploring Mt Roraima and La Gran Sabana

My first sighting of this prehistoric Tepuy (Table-topped mountain) Mt Roraima, came in November 2012 while enroute via Cessna plane to Orinduik Falls nestled on the Ireng River which borders Guyana and Brazil. Read More »

Flying high with Trini-made reggae

Trinidadian reggae artiste Ras Pilot (Everard Sealy) recently released his third CD collection, which has picked up for him a distribution deal with the Heat of the Tropics Music Group label. Read More »

Making a breakthrough

There are these days some very upset radio DJs reacting, even on the airways, to the lyrics of the latest single of the artiste known as KMC. The song is simply titled “Ting” and in it KMC calls out by name several radio DJs who consider themselves to be recording artistes. Read More »

Bahamas hosts gospel awards

By Jamie Thomas’s estimation — and he should know, being the programme director of the gospel station Word 107.1 fm - local gospel music is alive, well and ready to soar. Further proof of his claim came at the Caribbean Gospel Marlin Awards held on July 26 at the Diplomatic Centre in Nassau, Bahamas where 22 trophies were given to local artistes. Read More »

Bunji to release new CD this week

VP Records and RCA Records will on Tuesday release the much anticipated? Differentology album from local artiste and recent Soul Train Award winner, Bunji Garlin (Ian Alvarez). Read More »

Ways to Ease Back 2 School

For a kid, going from a hazy, lazy days where the only thing he/she has on the schedule is scratching a mosquito to having to rise with the sun, look remotely human, and pay attention all day can be a major shock. But there are ways you can make things go more smoothly, starting right now. Read More »

Getting Your Kids To Eat Healthy

Healthy eating can stabilize children’s energy, sharpen their minds, and even out their moods. While peer pressure and TV commercials for junk food can make getting kids to eat well seem impossible, there are steps parents can take to instil healthy eating habits without turning mealtimes into a battle zone. Read More »

How to Start Your School Day Off Right

Lay out your priorities Determine what it is you want to accomplish each morning before school and how much time you’ll need to do it. Read More »

DC Shell does a double

The Crazy Catholic and the DC Shell Theatre last weekend presented two plays at the National Academy for the Performing Arts, San Fernando. On July 31 and on Emancipation Day they ran the play titled, Amar, Akbar and Anthony, a dramatic comedy about three brothers separated from each other and their parents as children who are reunited years later. Read More »

Sure to love Shaw’s music

When Theron Shaw was a child his mother bought him a little four-stringed plastic guitar that his older cousin tuned for him. That was it; Shaw’s life journey was set before him and music became his passion from that early age Read More »

Caribbeing in Africa

Standing on the red soil of Ghana I felt a firm sense of foundation that would prove crucial to the production of my one-man-show feature beginning shortly in South Africa. Read More »

An exhibition of art and photography

The works of Simone De La Bastide and Gabby Tommy are currently featured in an art and photography exhibition at Horizons Art Gallery, Mucurapo Road, St James. De La Bastide presents a vivid display of photography, in which she has always had an interest. Read More »

‘JOSEPH’ the band rocks MovieTowne with debut performance

The Caribbean music landscape received a welcome addition on July 12 with the unveiling of the multifaceted musical unit known as “JOSEPH”. Read More »

Call for submissions for ttff and bpTT Film in Development Award

If you’re the Caribbean producer of a narrative feature film or creative documentary in pre-production, then the trinidad + tobago film festival (ttff) is interested in you! Read More »

Junior Best Village Extravaganza in San Fernando

The Prime Minister’s Best Village Trophy Competition of the Ministry of Community Development will host its Junior Best Village Extravaganza on Thursday at Skinner Park, San Fernando from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Read More »

DreamWorks Animation stock plummets

After a disappointing second quarter earnings call on Tuesday, it has become clear to analysts that DreamWorks Animation must alter the way it does business. Read More »

South London Blockorama a success

The first steelband to participate in the Notting Hill Carnival was the Russell Henderson steelband followed by Sterling Betancourt’s Nostalgia Steel Orchestra. Read More »

new cast joins ‘Game of Thrones’

HBO has confirmed some of the new cast members for the fifth season of the hit Emmy® and Golden Globe® award winning series Game of Thrones Read More »

For the love of Father

The legendary musical genius of cultural stalwart, master drummer and percussionist JahJah Oga Onilu lives on through his sons Baba Ayinde Onilu and Madupe Folasade Onilu who are focused on upholding all that JahJah stood for. Read More »

A history of Eid-ul-Fitr

The Muslim community of Trinidad and Tobago will on Tuesday along with their brothers and sisters in faith the world over celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr. This comes after the month-long period of fasting known as the month of Ramadan during which muslims fasted from sunrise to after sunset daily and abstained from a number of activities. Read More »

Embracing the human form

While Richard Rampersad only recently emerged on the local art scene, he has all the passion and commitment necessary to be a successful artist. His first solo exhibition which was recently held at the Art Society in Federation Park in Port of Spain, showcased his ability to articulate the human figure some of which are mural-sized and clay work. Read More »

Traffikliters AGM today

The seventh Annual General Meeting of the Traffikliters Association will be held at the Parish Hall of St John The Baptist RC Church, St John Road, St Augustine today beginning at 10 a.m. Read More »

‘Freedom Morning Come’

Eintou Pearl Springer’s short play Freedom Morning Come will be performed on Friday August 1 at 6 am. in front of the Treasury Building as part of the Emancipation Support Committee’s 2014 Emancipation celebrations. Read More »

Cruise to Grenada carnival

The land of the Jab Jab is calling as it’s that time of the year when Trinis pack their bags and head off to the Spice Isle of Grenada. Once again IMG Entertainment Company, Flavour de Mas and SummerCrew25 are offering the Fast Ferry Initiative for mas lovers. Read More »

Choreographers’ time to show their talent

The Contemporary Choreographers’ Collective (COCO) Dance Festival, continues its call for submissions of contemporary, post-modern and experimental choreography for its 2014 instalment. Read More »

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