Trinidad & Tobago Guardian Online


This year, the T&T Film Festival hosts its ninth consecutive celebration of films created in this country, in the region and the diaspora. 

Director Farah Khan took pleasure in ‘‘exploiting’’ Shah Rukh Khan recently. Exploit in what way you’re wondering? Well, the actor’s look for Happy New Year was unveiled recently and boy did he wow them! He jokingly tweeted, “And this one is by @DabbooRatnani. Thanx my friend.

PAN! Our Music Odyssey, which opens the T&T Film Festival tomorrow evening at the Globe cinema in Port-of-Spain, is the culmination of years of research, thought, and a good deal of luck, says its writer and co-producer, Dr Kim Johnson. 

You would think that with so many of her B-Town colleagues being activists and supporters of human rights, that someone would speak-up for Shweta Basu Prasad, but the topic is mostly avoided. Prasad, who is involved in a prostitution scandal, is all alone on this one. 

Trinidad-born model Paul Pryce, once proclaimed the Sexiest Caribbean Man on the Oprah Winfrey Show, is now earning accolades of a distinctly different kind as a critically acclaimed Shakespearean actor.

The turnout was huge on Saturday night when Trini Revellers launched its 2015 presentation—D’Jammette Carnival—at Lions Civic Centre, Port-of-Spain.

When I remember Holly Thomas, I recall his soothing bass voice on the radio on a Sunday morning, asking, “Who loves you, baby?” Also, I remember him admonishing those in the kitchen preparing Sunday lunch, reminding all that callaloo required swizzling and must not be pureed in a blender.

Popular radio announcer Hollis “Holly” Thomas, 71, succumbed to cancer on Monday morning at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital. The former Trinidad Broadcasting Company (TBC) broadcaster had been ailing for the past few months. Thomas was the owner of the Announcers Broadcast Academy (ABA) on Pic

The Secondary Schools Short Film Festival (SSSFF) celebrates its tenth anniversary this year at its 2014 Awards Ceremony. 

The Ceremony is planned for September 16 at Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s.

On August 27, 3Canal unveiled their brand new show, More Love, at their “new” venue—the upgraded backyard space at 33 Murray Street in Woodbrook.