Monthly Archives: "January 2013"

For years Denise Belfon has mesmerized audiences worldwide with her stage show. Her music, strong vocal ability and sensual moves have propelled her to the heights of success- making her one of the most sought after Trinidad and Tobago entertainers across the Caribbean and the United States. In 2013, DeniseBelfon, fondly called Saucy Wow, is promising fans that she will deliver just what is needed at one of the most prestigious competitions in the Caribbean- the International Groovy Soca Monarch. Over the years, the name Denise Belfon has become synonymousRead More
Join EMERGE! A Fashion Runway Show (http://www.emergefashionny.com) as they present a powerful collective of top emerging fashion designers, ready to unveil their newest collections during the 5th season of Emerge! during New York Fashion Week, Tuesday, February 12, 2012 at the exquisite Broad Street Ballroom (41 Broad Street – New York, NY) with doors promptly opening at 6:00pm for Red Carpet | VIP Reception and 7:00pm for the Awards Program and Fashion Show. From a pool of thousands of applicants, four unique designers were chosen to present their Fall 2013Read More
Caribbean Institute of International Hospitality Management & Culinary Arts is Here! Headquartered in the south of the island, the Caribbean Institute of International Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts (CIIHMC),is now fully operational and ready to offer Saint Lucians and the wider region a range of customized training, academic programs and Professional Certifications in the area of hospitality for 2013 and beyond. As a fully accredited hospitality training institution since 2011, CIIHMC registered its first student for a full time AHLEI program in 2012 ina Certificate of Specialization in Finance andRead More

Posted On January 18, 2013By altonIn News

Countdown Begins To Caribbean's Next Top Model

The wait for the most anticipated television show in the Caribbean is over. ‘Caribbean’s Next Top Model™,’ (CNTM), the Caribbean’s own version of CBS’s internationally renowned ‘Next Top Model™’ format, is set to begin airing across over 25 Caribbean countries on February 18, 2013 and will be hosted by Miss Universe 1998, Wendy Fitzwilliam. CNTM will feature 23 Caribbean beauties – Xiea from Antigua & Barbuda; Sedia from Barbados; Jenelle and Kendra from The Bahamas; Treveen from The Cayman Islands; Stephany from Curacao; Treicy from The Dominican Republic; Ashley fromRead More
Reggae Pioneer Freddie McGregor Set Sails On His Latest Musical Voyage His Long-Awaited Album Di Captain out January 29 on VP Records/Big Ship With his deep reggae catalogue spanning almost five decades, Freddie McGregor is one of the few first-generation reggae icons here today who has blazed a path through virtually every stage of the genre – from ska, rock steady to early and modern day reggae. On January 29, 2013, he takes the reigns once again with Di Captain (VP Records/Big Ship), his brand new studio album after fourRead More
From the rhythmic bosom of Africa comes a collaboration that is filled with all the warmth of home, melded amidst the undying love of sincere Soca aficionados around the world. In “Possessed”, Machel Montano and Kerwin Du Bois are joined on a spirit-infused harmonic journey alongside South Africa’s triple-time Grammy award winners, Ladysmith Black Mambazo. The world famous male choral group have added their distinct and unforgettable vocal tones to such legendary albums as, Grammy winner Paul Simon’s Graceland. This is in addition to their uncountable nominations for Grammys, EmmysRead More
Jamaican-born, New York-based dancehall artist Pryme Time storms the dancehall world with his debut EP Fresh Out The Dirt, available today, January 15, 2013 from Kaieteur Records, with distribution by FOX FUSE. Born Daniel Lambert in Clarendon, Jamaica, Pryme Tyme returns to his roots for this musical journey, bringing his unique brand of dancehall music to the global audience with this EP. Ambitious and electrifying, Fresh Out The Dirt boasts five sizzling tracks, fused on exclusive rhythms built solely for Pryme Tyme. The first single, a catchy, sexy ode toRead More
Dynasty, also known as the Latin Prince of Dancehall, recently wrapped up a mini tour in Germany. His entire trip was sponsored by legendary hip-hop star Redman who was schedule to make several appearances alongside Method Man and Dead Prez. Having met and worked with Dynasty in New York, Redman invited him to open up for them, as he, Redman, is a lover of Reggae and Dancehall music. According to Dynasty, the tour was a success as supporters came out in their numbers. Now back home in NYC, Dynasty isRead More

Posted On January 14, 2013By altonIn News

Homebase Music Makes Call For Writers

Are you a songwriter and have been hoping for the opportunity to have your music sung, recorded and performed by some of the Caribbean’s best Entertainers? Well, here is an opportunity for you! Grenada’s production powerhouse; Homebase Music is sounding the alarm and making an official call to all regional songwriters to have their songs heard. Homebase Music has caused major upset in Grenada and other Caribbean islands musically and is now opening up the floor for songwriters. With specific interest being placed on the youth- young writers are beingRead More

Posted On January 14, 2013By altonIn News

ReggaeFest Supports Reel Fun Film Festival

Calgary ReggaeFest supports the Reel Fun Film Festival Fundraising Gala and Screening of Cool Runnings. Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame, located at Canada Olympic Park. Cool Runnings Gala Evening: 7:00pm – Cocktails & Meet and Greet, 8:00pm – Film Screening At the spectacular new Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame, 120 guests will be sharing in the celebration of the 20th anniversary of “Cool Runnings”. From 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM you will meet members of the cast of the movie. Members of the original 1988Read More