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A review by Shivanee Ramlochan

Rapso collective 3canal—Wendell Manwarren, Roger Roberts, and Stanton Kewley—have claimed the self-devouring snake as a central jewel in the glittering diadem of their 2017 show: Blue Forever, Forever Blue, which opened at Queen's Hall on February 21. It has been 20 years since Blue, 3canal's 1997 J'...

Monday, February 20, 2017

This year, rapso group 3Canal celebrates the 20th anniversary of the classic song Blue. In 1997, when the song was released, the group presented a J’Ouvert band—one of the largest ever seen in Port-of-Spain.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Devion Seals first appeared on stage in the calypso area in 1988 at the age of 11 at the National Junior Calypso Competition and the Junior Roving Calypso Tent.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

 It is that time of the year—Carnival 2017, the greatest show on earth—it is a time to party, frolic and display that well-earned gym body in your lovely decorated costumes.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Kavita Kissoon has been facing medical challenges since she was a child.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Unable to attend Randy Glasgow’s Ladies All White Night Out on Friday night, I covered two other events that night—Carnival Medea at the Little Carib Theatre and David Rudder Unplugged at Kaiso Blues Cafe in Newtown.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

“You have no band without a beautiful flagwoman,” sang the late Lord Kitchener in 1976 and 41 years later the flagwoman remains an important ingredient that flavours a steelband.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Leonce Taylor is a fighter. Already, she’s proven that; and although her name may still be unfamiliar to most in the soca music landscape, 2017 may be a turning point for the US-based frontline sweetheart of New York’s Request Band.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Penguin Random House The Writers’ Academy has just published its choice of the best literary festivals around the world and included the NGC Bocas Lit Fest—the most dynamic and prestigious annual literary festival in the region.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

MusicTT’s upcoming workshop, The Business of Calypso Workshop featuring Calypso Rose on February 17, will present a series of panels covering the Essentials in Composing Calypso, Calypso Music Production and Music Business/Finance/Marketing.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

A vital piece of T&T’s culinary history made its way back into the mainstream with the February 13 launch of A Handbook of Trinidad Cookery 1907 edited by Danielle Delon.

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