“I hope you wore your walking shoes,” Shelley Worrell said excitedly over her shoulder on a chilly Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn. Worrell was leading a dozen people along Nostrand Avenue, stopping at restaurants, wine shops, record stores, and bakeries for samples of local Caribbean favorites. This is the “Little Caribbean” food tour, celebrating Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Lucia, and other islands that are represented in Flatbush’s restaurants, shops, and bars owned by people of Caribbean descent. Continue reading Little Caribbean Food Tours Help Preserve West Indian Culture
The highly anticipated World Premiere and Official Launch of Frances-Anne Solomon’s feature film, “Hero: Inspired by The Extraordinary Life and Times of Mr. Ulric Cross,” will be as the Opening Film at Trinidad and Tobago’s prestigious Film Festival, on September 18, 2018 at NAPA, in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Continue reading HERO Returns Home as Opening Film at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival
J. Cole and Lauryn Hill to Perform at 2016 Tobago Jazz Festival
J. Cole and Lauryn Hill are slated to perform at the 2016 Tobago Jazz Festival, scheduled to take place from April 16-24 at Pigeon Point Heritage Park.
7 Music Festivals You Have to Go to in the Caribbean
If you have not been to a music festival on one of these Caribbean Islands then you definitely have to add it to your bucket list for 2016.
Ten Ways To Celebrate the Festival of Lights in Trinidad & Tobago
All over the world, celebrations have begun for Divali. With a significant portion of the Trinidad & Tobago’s population comprised of persons of Hindu and East Indian origin, the twin island republic has developed its own particular way of observing the Festival of Lights, which celebrates t… http://bit.ly/1RJOhyU
Trinidad to Host Regional Animation and Digital Media Festival
The region’s largest animation and digital media festival, Animae Caribe, is staging its 14th edition of the festival from 27 – 31 October 2015 in Trinidad and Tobago.
At this year’s event, Animae Caribe is recording significant progress in terms of regional representation, with attendance of ani… http://bit.ly/1k60uCL
Trinidad & Tobago Looking to Woo Global Productions
The twin island nation of Trinidad and Tobago — the wealthiest in the Caribbean — has primarily hosted local films, plus a few from Bollywood, but is now looking to entice international productions with a 35% maximum cash rebate on qualified local expenditures, with an additional 20% cash rebate … http://bit.ly/1OeyY2P
Cyclists Race to Tobago International Cycling Classic 2015
Over 300 cyclists from around the world are expected to descend on the Caribbean island of Tobago for the Tobago International Cycling Classic, which takes place from September 29-October 4, 2015.
The action-packed cycling event comprises six days of international cycling: 3 days of mountain… http://bit.ly/1L4sFOP
Film Festival Starts Tuesday
The Tenth T&T Film Festival (TTFF) opens at Queen’s Hall on Tuesday night with Sweet Micky for President, an exceptional documentary, produced by Pras Michel, the former Fugees rapper, about Haiti’s biggest domestic pop star being elected president ahead of, amongst others, former president R… http://www.anthemculture.com/2015/09/13/film-festival-starts-tuesday/
British Museum’s First Commissioned Caribbean Sculptures Tower Over Its Great Court
Wander into the British Museum’s Great Court these days, and you’ll encounter two large, black and gold Moko Jumbie sculptures guarding the staircases on either side. Balancing on seven-meter high (approx. 23 feet) golden stilts, these dark figures resemble wasps with outstretched, upright eagle … http://www.anthemculture.com/2015/09/09/british-museums-first-commissioned-caribbean-sculptures-tower-great-court/