Nigel Telesford

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Kes The Band successfully staged an entertaining, engaging and socially-distanced concert series recently, whilst also bringing elements of Ca…

Parang music returned and echoed through the borough of Arima last weekend as DJ Sensational Sammy (Herbert Marcelle) and the Sensational Sammy Sound Company hosted the third Annual NLCB “Baila Baila” Parang Event at Jenny’s Ranch on Demarara Road, Arima.

The parang fraternity is in high spirits this month as the Yuletide season once again brings this art form into the spotlight.

The ever-increasing popularity of Carnival festivals across the US and around the globe has also led to increased interested in our national instrument, the pan. So says ace Trinidad All Stars player (and Pan Trinbago’s External Relations Officer), Dane Gulston. Speaking to Kitcharee at a recent event, 

“The Disruption and Transformation of the Local Capital Market Via Private Equity” was the overarching theme of the inaugural Private Equity Breakfast Seminar hosted by ASPIRE Fund Management recently at the Hyatt Regency Conference Room in Port of Spain.

People came out to the scenic National Hotel on Collins Avenue in Miami Beach, Florida, USA, last Thursday, for the official welcome party to the 2019 Miami carnival celebrations as hosted by TriniJungleJuice.com and appropriately entitled, “Arrivals”.

The “Original Don Dada” is dead. Veteran dancehall artiste and part-time actor Leonard Ford, aka Louie Rankin, was killed in a car crash in Canada last week. Ford, 66, died last Monday in Ontario, in a crash which reportedly included a transport truck and another vehicle.

Rock music (or more accurately: roots-rock) hit Carifesta perhaps for the first time since the inception of the regional festival during one of the “Elemental Series” nights held recently at the Big Black Box on Murray Street in Woodbrook.

Congratulations, appreciation and praise were heaped upon the Government and citizens of Trinidad and Tobago, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley a…

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