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Friday, February 5, 2016

Carnival 2016 season has been good to Erphaan Alves.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Mas has always been an expression of rebellion. That was its genesis when the enslaved Africans found a way to get back at the plantation owners, making fun of their lifestyle through masquerade.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Well, it’s finally here, Carnival 2016. After an intense month of pre-festival events and activity, our annual national festival reaches fever pitch this weekend, with the staging of International Soca Monarch Final tonight at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port-of-Spain. 

Thursday, February 4, 2016

“Bow your head and bend your knees to a king of Caribbean culture …when he was born all the varied elements of the culture smiled, knowing he would save them from the threat of oblivion and European cultural dominance bringing them out of the shadows into the spotlight: Amerindian, African,...

Thursday, February 4, 2016

With the Carnival season in full swing, YoPro members and guests celebrated the festivities by hosting its very first event for 2016, a Carnival Social, at Donna Chin Lee’s B3 shop at The Normandie, St Ann’s, on January 21. 

Thursday, February 4, 2016

In the wake of much criticism on social media about the paucity of soca music for 2016, the youth of the nation are not only shining but are restoring hope that traditional calypso and pan are in safe hands.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Kevin Baldeosingh

As with so many other aspects of Trinidad and Tobago’s culture, it has taken a foreign scholar to produce an account of the country’s music.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Oh God said to Abraham, “Kill me a son”

Abe says, “Man, you must be puttin’ me on”

God say, “No.” Abe say, “What?”

God say, “You can do what you want Abe, but

The next time you see me comin’ you better run.”

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Ricardo Drue seems like the new soca “hottie” on the block. But this 31-year-old has been doing his thing for quite a while now.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Wining, jumping and putting on a display of acrobatic-like behaviour under the scorching sun is no easy task, so many turn to the gyms to burn off the calories, tone the legs, get the much desired six-pack, or lose inches off the waistline. 

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