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Beautiful music was the common note which threaded entertainment activity last weekend, though the entertainment menu actually began the previous Wednesday when Q’s Place on Wrightson Road, Port-of-Spain, was the venue for an evening of calypso and comedy.

The stand up comedic aspect of the show was supplied by Tommy Joseph and Nuts Landing while...

Monday, April 24, 2017

US-based Trinidadian author Nathalie Taghaboni, right, recently returned home to launch her latest book, Side By Side We Stand. The book is the third in the Savanoy trilogy, a story centred on the ups and downs of a prominent middle class family in Trinidad.

Monday, April 24, 2017

A Prison first. Poetry and voices from inside the Port-of-Spain prison will travel far and wide on April 26 when local celebrities join incarcerated men for the first ever Facebook Live-streamed event from the prison. Voices From Inside, T&T, is part of the 2017 NGC Bocas Lit Fest.

Monday, April 24, 2017

The projector didn’t work in the tiny meeting room, so we settled into an elbow to elbow viewing of the slides on her laptop as she offered a brisk explanation of the project’s timelines and requirements, which open for consideration on March 19 and close on June 23.

Monday, April 24, 2017

The Monday Night Theatre Forum with hosts Raymond Choo Kong and Tony Hall will host Trinidad-born actress, dancer, educator, scholar, and author Dr Joanne Kilgour Dowdy on April 24 at the Trinidad Theatre Workshop.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Corporate donors to the University of the West Indies came in for high praise recently for their continued support of the university.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

The works of Shakespeare have been reworked and reimagined many times to make them more relevant or appealing to readers and they are taught in schools the world over.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Authors in the upcoming collection include Derek Walcott, VS Naipaul, CLR James, Sonny Ladoo and Ismith Khan, as well as the co-editors Earl Lovelace and Robert Antoni. The book follows the 2008 collection Trinidad Noir, co-edited by Sunday Arts Section editor Lisa Allen-Agostini.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

People erroneously assume that upon expiration of their five year indentureship contracts, coolie labourers from India (1845-1917) were automatically handed five acres of land in lieu of a return passage to India as an incentive to stay in the colony. This is not true.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Violent crime continues to be a major concern and with statistics from the T&T Police Service showing a 1.4 per cent increase in overall serious criminal activity in the past year, the majority the them gang or drug related, more and more citizens are taking measures to protect themselves....

Thursday, April 20, 2017

D Tourist, the new song by budding artiste Nassy, has captured a lot of attention on social media. It has a simple yet catchy beat and infectious hooks and places a special spotlight on Tobago’s many tourism attractions.

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