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T&T Guardian’s Entertainment Ed­itor Peter Ray Blood has covered T&T Carnival for the past 37 years. He has also covered 25 editions of Barbados’ Crop Over Festival, as well as carnivals in New York, Miami, To­ronto, Jamaica and Grenada. In this, the conclusion of his two-part series about Carnival memories, Blood, also an ardent mas player,...

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Members of bpTT Renegades Youth Steel Orchestra (RYSO) made history last Sunday (February 19) when they won the Junior Panorama Final contest in the Elite category with a rendition of Calypso Rose’s Leave Me Alone.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

A new video series called “What Yuh Know” has been circulating on Facebook. The host asks people five questions which test their general knowledge and ability to spell.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

This is one of those books which seems to have started as an academic paper and which a publisher thought could make a profit if its thesis was extended to book form in a layperson format.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Right now I feeling the tension, And it’s too much to mention Of everything you accuse meh, and all the time you abuse meh, but now you cannot refuse meh.

​—Buss Head, Machel Montano & Bunji Garlin, 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

It is more difficult to defend a title than to win one, and that’s why reigning National Calypso Monarch Devon Seale is exclusively focusing all his attention on retaining the title on Sunday night when the final is contested at Dimanche Gras, at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Carnival lovers give it their all, whether designing a costume, preparing a calypso for the big yard or fine-tuning an arrangement for the Panorama finals.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

It’s mid-morning Wednesday and this interview is clearly not going to happen. Desmond “Mappo” Richardson is probably capable of hearty, colourful conversation, but not today in the Desperadoes panyard four days before Panorama semifinals.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Hyatt Regency Trinidad in a release said it is welcoming all fete-lovers to its seventh annual luxury Lime fete, to take place this Wednesday (February 22) at the hotel from 4 pm to 1 am.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

On Monday, February 13, someone light-heartedly asked, “Were there any murders last night?” It was the day after the almost 17-hour Panorama semi-finals competition at the Queen’s Park Savannah, and a reference to the assertion that violent crime drops during Carnival activities.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

 Copyright is a legal conceit de­signed to manage the exploita­tion of intellectual property.

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