Dancehall artistes have never endeared themselves to the gay community. Several acts including Sizzla, Buju Banton and Capleton have drawn the ire of gay rights groups in Europe and North America for condemning same-sex lifestyle. As a result, the genre hardly has a presence in gay clubs on both continents. But according to an article posted…..
Ghanian dancehall artiste Shatta Rako believes the time is right for the music to dominate his native homeland. According to ghanaweb.com, Shatta Rako says Ghanians are getting fed up with their native ‘Azonto’ and are turning to dancehall. “Afro Dancehall is a high tempo thing, so it’s an advantage for the genre. I just think dancehall…..
TRINIDAD: Acclaimed Trinidad-born trumpeter Etienne Charles comes home next month for two special concerts at the Little Carib Theatre in Woodbrook on November 30 and December 1. Called Creole Soul, after his latest and fourth full-length album release, this will be Charles’ first full length performance in Trinidad since 2011, and will feature all new music…..
TRINIDAD: The Codrington Pan Family won the final of the orchestra category of the National Steelband Music Festival Pan Is Beautiful XII staged at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, on Saturday night. The aggregation from Bath Street, East Dry River, was the top qualifier from the preliminary round. It accumulated a combined score of 577 points…..
TRINIDAD: Patrons at Friday’s opening of Pink Panther’s (Eric Taylor) two-night concert, Looking For Leader Ship, staged at the National Academy of the Performing Arts (Napa) in Port-of-Spain, may not have been aware that the 2013 National Calypso Monarch did not include in his repertoire the two selections that won him the title—Travel Woes and Crying…..
TRINIDAD: “Parang Fever is in the air. Parang Fiesta & Afterwork Lime promises to have more than 800 in attendance,” said Julian Wilkins, president of the Rotary Club of Maracas/St Joseph. This event will take place on November 22, from 6 pm—10 pm at Angostura House, Eastern Main Road, Laventille. Wilkins noted, “We have had a…..
Venue: ON TE ROCKS BRAMPTON Address: 8887 THE GORE RD Website: Where: BRAMPTON, ONTARIO, Canada Venues Type: Restaurant/Bar Capacity: Venue Details On The Rocks is a Stylish and Comfortable Restaurant/Lounge located at 8887 The Gore Road in Brampton. Minutes away from Etobicoke & Vaughan it is quickly becoming the new ‘place to be’ in the GTA……
Carol Walker had to fight back the tears and emotion that overcame her when she accepted an award on behalf of her husband, the late Trinidad born-American actor Sullivan Walker. Mrs Walker, who flew in from the US for the special occasion, accepted the award from the T&T Film Festival and bpTT which hosted a luncheon…..