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Desperadoes” was in desperate need of a place in the city to practise for Panorama 2015, to allow its fans to hear the band in nightly concerts. Then the band found this Syrian/Trini hard-nosed businessman, Alfred Galy, who keeps a hawk’s eye over his commercial assets and investments, willing to make prime property in the heart of the city, on Frederick...

Friday, September 15, 2017

An exhibition was launched at the National Academy for the Performing Arts (NAPA), Port-of-Spain by the Mentoring by the Masters 2017 – Celebrating our Cultural Icons. Its fifth instalment was conducted by Rosalind Gabriel in Children’s Mas from June to September.

Friday, September 15, 2017

In a revolutionary move, this production seeks to bring folk theatre to the ‘mainstage’ as an fully integrated musical theatre production.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Taking hormone pills for several years after menopause didn’t shorten older women’s lifespans, according to the longest follow-up yet of landmark research that transformed thinking on risks and benefits of a once popular treatment.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Crazy is ready for Carnival 2018

Heard my first 2018 Panorama song, Wind and Solar, sung by Crazy, this weekend. The single is composed by by George La Barrie and arranged by Ibo of south Trinidad.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

“Pan is de man!” Without question Woodstock, Illinois believes so, after witnessing the groundbreaking production of the Cousoumeh Caravan 2017 Tour, a 37-member ensemble of the Siparia Deltones Institute of Steel Drums and Music.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

“Don’t get eaten by the crazy man in the woods,” Ángel Maceta’s aunt teases as he sets off by himself to school, beyond the village.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

In 2009, Cape student Chiara Lucie-Smith conducted a survey to determine what effects employees with poor literacy skills have on the workplace in Port of Spain. The sample was taken from Alta classes, so participants had made a conscious effort to face their challenges.

Key findings

Thursday, September 14, 2017

On September 16 and 18, the sounds of steelband and orchestra will be heard in the concert hall when the Northern Illinois University Steelband will once again embark on a boundary pushing collaboration, this time in a series of concerts with the famed Chicago Sinfonietta which, hailed by many,...

Thursday, September 14, 2017

US-based Caribbean broadcaster, Vonulrick (Von) Martin, is an iconic regional media figure. His deep, distinctive, somewhat gravelly voice and undiminished Trini accent are what you are likely to hear when you tune into WPFW 89.3 FM every Saturday evening in the US capital.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Last week, I gave a presentation in London about small states and climate change. It’s an issue that is near and dear to my heart.

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