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JOSEY WALES LEGENDARY REGGAE DJ FOR REGGAE MEETS BLUES/JAZZ AT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LIFE (IFOL) JULY 4TH WEEKEND, CHICAGO UNION PK. Colonel Josey Wales, one of Jamaica’s top reggae dancehall DJ’s and one of the founding fathers, building on the innovative DJ chatting of his mentor U-Roy and creating a highly influential style of his own, is added to perform at the 23rd African/Caribbean International Festival of Life, July 4th weekend in Union Park, 1501 West Randolph Street, downtown Chicago West Loop. Get tickets now at http://martinsinterculture.com/ifol/ifol-tickets.html. Josey Wales isRead More
Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival 2015 with A Difference What started out as a small annual festival to promote and increase the tourism industry in Saint Lucia, has now evolved into an annual mecca for thousands of music revelers scattered globally. Over the years the Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival has not only cemented thousands of solid friendships, but has increased the fan base of many performing artistes at local, regional and international levels. According to Director of Tourism Louis Lewis “for more than two decades, the SaintRead More
Throughout history, no artist has so dominated the world of music as Bob Marley. A musical, political and even spiritual icon, a figure of almost mythical proportions, both poet and prophet, Marley was the first Jamaican artist to give voice to the struggles of his people and the Rastafarian culture, and the first to gain worldwide fame. Today, Bob Marley remains one of the 20th century’s most important and influential entertainment icons. Marley’s lifestyle and music continue to inspire new generations around the world as his legacy lives on throughRead More
CODE’s Burt Award for Caribbean Literature and Burt Award winning author Joanne C. Hillhouse will host two free workshops in Antigua and Barbuda – one for teens and one for writers interested in writing young adult fiction. Free Two-day workshop for writers interested in writing teen and young adult literature Where: The Heritage Hotel, Heritage Quay, St. John’s, Antigua When: November 22-23, 2014. Please note: The workshop on Saturday will run from 1:00pm to 4:00pm (Snacks provided). On Sunday the workshop will run from 9:30am to 4:00pm (Lunch provided). InterestedRead More
The 24th London Latin American Film Festival 14 -23 November 2014 The 24th London Latin American Film Festival runs from 14th to 23rd November offering, as always, a unique and eclectic mélange of feature films, documentaries and shorts, in the sumptuous comfort of the Bolivar Hall; and the University College London/Institute of the Americas. 13 The Gallery, Islington is the venue for the sizzling Launch Night Party and Exhibition, for art, drinks and, of course, the most fascinating conversation London has to offer. See you there on November the 13th.Read More
Dance Caribe Performing Company Presents Retrospection – Then & Now And Announces Work with Cirque du Soleil for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games! Toronto, ON, Canada Under the distinguished patronage of the Caribbean Consular Corps, the Dance Caribe Performing Company presents Retrospection – Then & Now from October 19th to 25th, 2014 at various locations across the Greater Toronto Area! In celebration of their 25th anniversary, the award winning Dance Caribe Performing Company has put together a spectacular presentation for people of all walks of life to enjoy. DirectorRead More
The SUNSHINE Awards Organization Releases 2014 Nominees ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ New Jersey. The SUNSHINE Awards Organization today announced in New Jersey, the nominees for the 2014 SUNSHINE Awards. The 26th Annual SUNSHINE Awards Program is scheduled for Saturday, October 4, at the AXA Equitable Center, 787 Seventh Avenue in New York City. The black tie event will begin at 6:00pm with a cocktail reception followed by the presentation of awards at 8:00pm. Live performances from Africa, the Caribbean, Central America and South America will punctuate the presentation of awards. World renowned legendsRead More
WAYNE MARSHALL GOES HARDER ON NEW VIDEO FEATURING ACE HOOD, CHAM AND WAKA FLOCKA World Star Hip Hop Exclusively Premieres Visual Online with Nearly 2.5 Million Views BET 106 & Park TV Debut on Caribbean Takeover Episode Tru Colors Album Available Now Jamaican dancehall reggae star Wayne Marshall unleashes his new video for “Go Harder” featuring rapper Ace Hood, fellow dancehall artist Cham and hip hop vocalist Waka Flocka. Directed by Maybach Music’s Jon J and shot in Miami, FL, the visual includes the star-studded cast plus a cameo fromRead More

Posted On August 29, 2014By altonIn Competitions, Film-News, News, Program Related

Jr. Carnival

Young Masqueraders To Showcase Creativity And Craftsmanship At The Miami Broward Jr. Carnival Children Chart Their Path Within The Fabric Of A South Florida Signature Caribbean-American Annual Event Miami, FL – The Miami Broward Junior Carnival will be held on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at the Central Broward Regional Park & Cricket Stadium (3700 NW 11th Pl, Lauderhill, FL 33311). The parade will begin at 2pm. Admission is $10 and parking is FREE. Tickets can be purchased online at www.miamibrowardcarnival.com, or at the park on the day of the event.Read More
Inner Circle performs in Kaliningrad, Russia Thursday night (from right) Micheal Sterling, Ian Lewis, Lancealot Hall, Skatta Bonic and Roger Lewis. KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Iron Curtain divided Communist Eastern Europe from the west in 1979. Cold War politics was rigid when reggae band Inner Circle first played the continent that year. Thirty-five years later and the quintet are back in Europe. The Iron Curtain has long been lifted. This evening, inner Circle are scheduled to perform in Lithuania. Yesterday, they played Kaliningrad, Russia, once the heart of global Communism.Read More