Monthly Archives: "August 2015"

From Trinidad & Tobago we screen ten amazing films!! One feature narrative is ‘Sallys Way’, a feature film specially for children, Directed by Joanne Johnson and the three feature documentaries are: ‘Lara Broathers’ by Janine Fung; the recent and amazing film on the story of pan, ‘Pan – A Musical Odyssey’ by Jerome Guiot & Thierry Teston and ‘Art Connect’ by Miguel Galofre. The other six are wonderful short films: ‘One good deed’ (another childrens film) by Juliette McCawley; ‘Glass Bottom Boat’ by Maneesh Rampersad; ‘Dubois’ by Kaz Ove; ‘ParadiseRead More
‘Vanishing Sail’ tells the beautiful breathtaking story of a Caribbean tradition that is being lost, the art of boat building found in the Grenadines. From Carriacou, it follows one mans last dream and journey. The filmmaker Alex Andrews states from the films website: “…the project represents over fifteen years of research and documenting the art of wooden boat building in the Eastern Caribbean. Theres a profound poetry in the fact that these humble vessels are fast becoming iconic cultural artifacts of our time. Alwyn Enoe, (the main character and masterRead More
  Saint Lucia – The Saint Lucia Tourist Board and industry partners have hailed the just concluded North American Showcase “another fruitful and productive marketplace encounter”. The 2015 North American Showcase attracted twenty-five international wholesale and tour operator companies, and double that number out of the domestic market. According to the Director of Tourism Louis Lewis, another indicator of success for the Board has been the admirable level and quality of partner support extended by award winning Saint Lucian resorts and tourism and hospitality service providers. “The vision and aimRead More
[cincopa AsDAx38w3mE_] Port-of-Spain, Trinidad – There’s light amid the darkness and despair that seem bent on transforming God’s world and that light is being reflected by some of Trinidad and Tobago’s positive, musical minds. As the year’s end looms, a positive wind will blow across the land and music will be its fuel. In what has been described as “a project guided by the Holy Spirit of God,” comes a gospel reggae contribution aimed at positively enforcing God’s word to people across the world. Steering this new effort is AkeundeRead More
  Likkle Lightning Six Songs Away From Completing His Album Likkle Lightning is in Jamaica working on the last six tracks needed to complete his debut album. Though he and his team are a bit behind schedule, the artist is still hopeful that the project will be ready for the initially announced release date of September 2015. The album will feature already released tracks; ‘mama Africa,’ ‘temptation,’ ‘early morning splash’ and ‘matey laugh.’ When asked what is the reason for the delay, it was explained that after reaching out toRead More
Artist – GailSoGorgeous ft Flipo Produced by -Jordan Edmund JE (Utopia Mega Studios) Written by – Shumba Mahluli (UMS) Co writers – Flipo , GailSoGorgeous Mixed by – Ezekiel (UMS) Mastered by – Lauritz Lidelow Gailann whose Sobriquet is now (GailSoGorgeous)  gave the Industry a new Sound with her Unique  Voice  in the Early 2000 with her Mega Hits “Watchin Me ft Benjai, Look meh in meh Eye ft Rocky also a Solo Project  Brain Therapy ,Produced by the Late Sheldon ShellShok Benjamin . For 2015 SoGorgeous  teamed up with  UtopiaRead More
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad ———- A globally encompassing approach is being taken by not only Caribbean soca artistes, in a bid to get the music and the culture of carnival known and understood by foreigners. Even event organizers are taking a global approach to introducing the music and the carnival vibe to people across the world. This year, New York City will be struck by a different kind of energy. In fact, organizers of a tour that’s hitting carnival cities across the world, say this second leg of the event will leaveRead More
The organizers for the Cali Roots Festival present a new two-day Northern California-based event for 2015, the Dry Diggings Festival. Situated in historic gold mining country in Placerville, California a locale which once held the name Dry Diggings in the El Dorado county region outside of Sacramento, the event billed as a music, camping and beer festival, has a variety of activities to close out the 2015 festival season. Music groups are selected by event organizers California Roots Presents and reflect the unique nature of the West Coast reggae styleRead More
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad ———- No matter what’s happening at any particular time in the Caribbean, the region’s entertainers continue to deliver music and energy, constantly uplifting the spirits of supporters near and far. In Trinidad and Tobago, politics is the order of the day. The country’s general election is merely three weeks away and tensions are high on the two sides of the political divide, but one entertainer says the people must remember the need to maintain the love, and enjoy each other’s company, no matter what. “Sometimes we get caughtRead More
D.A Jay Delivers Gospel Dancehall Gem Available on August 28 D.A Jay delivers new Gospel dancehall gem “Everything,” available worldwide from all major digital retailers on August 28, 2015, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. Hailing from Kingston, Jamaica, D.A Jay has been putting his Caribbean spin on Christian music for years and earning a fan base ever since. “Everything” brings traditional dancehall beats fronted by contemporary Gospel messages, and will undoubtedly bring new ears to the Caribbean Gospel music scene and also to D.A Jay. The track wasRead More