Saturday, April 29, 2017

No Holds Barred*

Apr. 29, 2017, 4:54 AM AST Comments

Life sometimes deals one a really band hand, but if one plays one’s hand wisely, one will eventually end up holding a winning combination. Local hip-hop artiste Bigg Lexx (Deon Peters) has experienced some very hard times and he admits that he has made some bad decisions, but all of that is in

Decibel cranks full volume*

Apr. 29, 2017, 4:48 AM AST Comments

US Actors, Willow Shields (The Hunger Games, Dancing with the Stars), Jeremy Jordan (Supergirl), along with WWE Superstar, Nikki Bella; Step Up Choreographer, Chris Scott and world-renowned barber, Rob D’Original are just a few of the big names coming to Trinidad next weekend to interact with


Barrington Levy declares himself GSOAT*

Apr. 29, 2017, 4:41 AM AST Comments

Barrington Levy once boasted of taking the ‘S’ off of Superman’s chest and the ‘B’ off of Batman’s belly, but those vaunts pale in comparison to his latest dancehall declaration. The Jamaican music icon says he is now the Greatest Survivor of All Time (GSOAT). And


Alison Wonderland, Diplo to play at Electric Daisy Carnival*

Apr. 29, 2017, 4:38 AM AST Comments

Alison Wonderland, Diplo, Jauz, Marshmello, Tiesto and Martin Garrix will perform at the 21st edition of the annual Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas in June. Organisers on Friday released the lineup for the three-day music festival, which will take place June 16-18 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedwa

The role role models play*

Apr. 29, 2017, 4:30 AM AST Comments

My love for wildlife fuelled my eagerness to work with animals. Fresh out of university, my first opportunity to work with them was at the PointePierre Wildfowl Trust. I began as a volunteer working for free for several months. The most rewarding part of my two years spent at this nature park was l


Editor's Note

Apr. 29, 2017, 4:27 AM AST Comments

A blessed Sunday to you, our much cherished readers. I trust you are all doing well and enjoying the day thus far. Always remember that regardless of whatever is happening around you or even with you, once you are alive, it is a good day. Troubles will come, but at least you are alive to overcome th


A View Through Heaven’s Eyes Mary-Rebekah Reyes’ Fashion First*

Apr. 29, 2017, 4:20 AM AST Comments

She is given two biblical names meshed as one and she possesses key traits of each of the great women after whom she is named. Mary-Rebekah Reyes is a 19-year-old fashion/theatrical designer who sews her own creations. She is also an artist and blossoming event producer and developing musician who


What is Mindful Eating?*

Apr. 29, 2017, 4:16 AM AST Comments

Your attitude is the key to making health-behaviour changes and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. This includes your attitude towards healthful eating practices. Being mindful, or mindfulness, that is to say, paying attention purposefully to what is happening in the present moment, without judgment,

Bronzed in Elegance*

Apr. 29, 2017, 4:9 AM AST Comments

Dipped in chocolate; bronzed in elegance; enamelled with grace; toasted with beauty…my Lord she is a black woman! — Dr Yosef Ben-Jochannan African-American writer and historian Dr Yosef Ben-Jochannan (now deceased) may have made this comment many years ago but just one glimpse at the p


Mauricia De Peza & Wadada Movement nomiated for Award

Apr. 29, 2017, 4:4 AM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago model Mauricia De Peza and twin fashion designers, Asha and Ayanna Diaz, will bring their talents to the 8th annual Caribbean Style and Culture Showcase on June 17. In the heart of Downtown Silver Spring, Maryland, USA, this fashion exhibition will be held at the Silver Spring C


Just Couldn’t Leave*

Apr. 29, 2017, 3:59 AM AST Comments

Couture sandals— check. Colourful outfit- check. Camera— check. I had packed my bags the night before for Leve, a creative capsule cum exotic event showcasing the best in Trinbagonian and Caribbean food, music, entertainment, fashion and art. Set in one of Tobago’s most captivating


Tips from Tipsy Keeping a clean iron

Apr. 29, 2017, 3:54 AM AST Comments

You’re in a rush and need to iron a favourite top and at the first push of the iron, you feel resistance as the fabric crumples under the iron. The planned evening out dampens as a grungy iron soils and possibly marks your cherished top. Mineral build-up and/or other residue on the iron’


The Grass Isn’t Always Greener on the Other Side*

Apr. 29, 2017, 3:51 AM AST Comments

“The grass is greener on the other side,” is a popular saying. It can be inviting to many based upon situations in which they find themselves and it can also be realistic. It’s a saying that can apply to many different scenarios—leave your old job for a new one, move to anot