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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'...

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Today we have a short piece by one of our newest tutors, Vijaiya Ramkissoon, who teaches our Beginner Level students at Chaguanas South Secondary school. Our beginner students often do not recognise the letters of the alphabet and experience difficulty with writing common and capital letters.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

In July 2005, after a terrorist attack in London which left 52 dead and 700 injured, 39 Muslim leaders in Britain issued statement attributing radicalisation to Islamophobia, racism, unemployment, economic deprivation and social exclusion.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

The A Team in Trinidad are not like the fabled mercenaries on television. Although they both have one thing in common, they are crack shots at what they do. This A-Team is a group of musicians who have played with some of the top bands in the country.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

“Water by the side of fire at the centre of the sky... Shango splits the wall with his falling thunderbolt ...Leopard of the flaming eyes... Storm on the edge of a knife. ...He dances savagely in the courtyard of the impertinent He sets the liar’s roof on fire.”

—Yoruba praise song

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

 
 It’s amazing, in the midst of the Carnival season, with fete after fete after fete, the Napari­ma Bowl was packed to capacity for the staging of the well loved musical, The Sound of Music.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

There’s no denying these are difficult times. Yet, most people have lived with some level of struggle so it’s important that when we measure personal trials those are not heightened by or pooled with the troubles occurring in the wider society.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Review by

Raymond Ramcharitar

It's supremely ironic that in this season of the Prime Minister taking licks for comments about women's irresponsibility in choosing partners, a play, Carnival Medea, which might vindicate him, should start its run.

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Review by

Raymond Ramcharitar

The Revue Tent has, for the last few years, been embroiled in overtly political struggles for its survival. Its singers and songs were determinedly, unapologetically anti-Government from 2010-2015.

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Monday, February 13, 2017

My profound and passionate love of Carnival goes back to my childhood.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

 When Damian Whiskey was a stand­ard four primary school pupil his teacher forced him to become a Midnight Robber as a means to help him overcome his shyness.

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