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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. 

A new documentary from Jamaica on the subject of reparations for African chattel slavery will screen at the 2014 T&T Film Festival (TTFF), which runs from September 16-30.

When German DJ Barney Millah speaks, the words that come out of his mouth are not sprinkled with his native Berlin accent. Instead phrases such as “yeah man, ah coming!” “fellahs,” “and ting,” and “ by he” come out with the familiar sing-song inflection of a Trinidadian. 

Local filmmakers believe the proposed changes to the production expenditure rebate programme will help T&T  attract bigger-budget international films. Their optimism comes in the wake of Finance Minister Larry Howai’s announcement, in Monday’s budget presentation, that Government will increas