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Nearly 60 years before Bunji Garlin and Nigel Rojas’ Differentology got a half-minute play on the intro to an American TV show, Trinidad’s indigenous music completely dominated American pop music for half a year. 

Between late 1956 and mid-1957, calypso mushroomed so huge in the US that nightclubs refitted themselves overnight as “calypso rooms”...

Thursday, March 26, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas—A night of rousing T&T entertainment on March 21 in Austin, Texas, sold out the Karma Lounge, venue for the first T&T showcase at the South By Southwest (SXSW) music festival in Austin, Texas. 

Sunday, March 22, 2015

A friend of mine called me up and said: “I have two press tickets to a play called Play Mas by Mustapha Mathura, a prominent Trinidad-born playwright here. As a Trini I thought you would like to come.” Did I ever? I was intrigued. Why had I not heard of Mustapha Matura? I checked him out.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Question Mark Entertainment CEO, Simon Baptiste made a declaration that resonated at the launch of his company’s annual Decibel Entertainment Conference and Expo: Patience before product. 

Sunday, March 15, 2015

US-based Bollywood playback singer Jeffrey Iqbal thrilled the overflowing audience at the Centre of Excellence on the night of March 8.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The St Augustine Chamber Orchestra continues quietly making history, as for the first time, an international concert violinist will perform in T&T with the T&T Youth Philharmonic.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

It is not that contrasting musical genres don’t ordinarily mix. But it is entirely possible for connoisseurs of one or the other to feel victimised by a virtual state of unnatural miscegenation whenever it is attempted. In the end, personal taste dominates.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The north committee of the T&T Music Festival Association is hosting the Youth Festival for Secondary School aged students at Queens Hall from March 10 to 15. 

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Reggae will take centre stage on March 26, when New Fire presents two top T&T reggae bands, BuzzRock and Mystic Elements.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

With Carnival 2015 passed the theatre scene is about to explode. Last night, Funny Farm Factory Productions, in collaboration with 3Hah Theatre Company, premiered XXX-posed (Who Vex Lorse!!) with three shows only at Central Bank Auditorium, Port-of-Spain. 

Saturday, February 21, 2015

In spite of its name, Party Done for the Freak Next Door is the kind of production every actor and producer dreams of. Every component of good theatre is catered for and realised in this black comedy.

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