Wayne Bowman

One of the key people responsible for the cultural revolution that led to a greater appreciation for local theatre, music, dance and the arts …

Monday’s Express featured an article headlined “A cultural curfew” about local musicians and singers sudden­ly losing income due to the cancellation of events due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

With the cancellation of cultural and entertainment events, both locally and worldwide, due to COVID-19, musicians and singers have suddenly found themselves without an income.

The DC Shell Theatre and Crazy Catholic (Sheldon Narine) continue to present quality productions designed for families, from toddlers to grandparents. There are elements for each age group in the clan to enjoy.

The annual, most authentic jazz festival on the island, Jazz Artists on the Greens (JAOTG), takes place on March 28 at the WASA Sports Club Grounds, dubbed The Greens, at Farm Road, St Joseph. JAOTG 2020 features a collective of first-class singers and musicians, locally and from across the region.

Expect an all-out war tonight at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain, when the top large steel orchestras face off, each hoping to win the National Panorama Championships.

Brian London on Wednesday retained his National Extempo Monarch title when he faced ten-time winner Gypsy (Winston Peters) at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

For many years, it has been hailed as Fantastic Friday, but that is now quite debatable since some people consider the International Soca Monarch (ISM) of today to be a lacklustre version of what the competition used to be.

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