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TROPICALFETE’S CARNIVAL FESTIVAL CELEBRATES CARIBBEAN CULTURE, CALYPSO, SOCA, STEEL PAN, MASQUERADE AND COMMEMORATES THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11 IN A PARTNERSHIP WITH THE BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY ADULT LEARNING LITERACY ZONE As summer comes to a close in New York City, Caribbean music, food and culture are highlighted at carnival celebrations held throughout the five boroughs but concentrated in Brooklyn, home to the largest population of Caribbean immigrants outside of the West Indies island chain. For more than 50 years Brooklyn has been the epicenter of the Labor Day weekend CaribbeanRead More
June is observed as Caribbean Heritage Month and Tropicalfete Inc. continues celebrations with the Authors Connecting Program. The event will include a list of activities,  such as reading sessions, interviews and interactive workshops. The program will be streamed live on Facebook, YouTube, twitch, Periscope, Linked, Instagram and Tropicalfete.com.  Authors Connecting is a program designed to emphasize the importance of literacy and how culture can influence education, as well as one’s view of world events.  The program is targeted at people of all ages and consists of workshop sessions with authorsRead More
Thank you for supporting Our Fundraising Curry Q last Saturday. Thanks to the parents that contributed food, labor and purchase food and drinks. Thank you is also due to everyone that shared the information on social media, took pictures of their food and drinks and tags us and friends. It was nice to see new faces, old faces and current faces: 🙂 Your contribution was greatly appreciated. Thanks to you the Curry Q was sold out!!! We would like to apologize if you were not able to get food. ForRead More
MUNYA SHARES “HOTEL DELMANO” MUSIC VIDEO WATCH NOW VIA HIGHSNOBIETY (Credit: Samuel Pearson) “Sleek and atmospheric synth-pop that feels nostalgic and modern simultaneously—like glimpsing the future through a sepia-toned filter.” – Pitchfork “The song certainly evokes a dreamlike atmosphere, and an easy-going breeziness that characterizes the best French pop music. But ‘Hotel Delmano’ has a haunting edge, with hazy apparitions of a woman with blue skin leaving an impression that lasts.” – Stereogum “The lead single (and quasi title track) is ‘Hotel Delmano,’ a gorgeous, ethereal number with keyboards that sound like twilightRead More
New York’s 7th Annual Staging of the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival was a Success with Superb Performances, Great Food and Activities. Jamaica’s Lisa Hanna Wins Celebrity Quick Fire Challenge Trophy against Two-Time Champ, NY Mayor Bill de Blasio     QUEENS, NY— The 7th annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival welcomed over 15,000 guests this past Sunday July 23rd. Patrons from all around New York, the tri-state area and beyond came out to Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY to enjoy a full day of the “jerk experience” from a variety of vendors,Read More
LBM HOSTS TEEN FASHION SUMMER CAMP   Castries, St. Lucia – LBM Designs will be initiating a new vision during the summer holidays designed to stimulate the creative skills of the youth. This is to provide an opportunity for teens who wish to pursue a career in the fashion industry, and in time to come, stimulate that industry into Saint Lucia’s burgeoning economy.   This new vision is to host a TEEN FASHION SUMMER CAMP for the month of August 2017, for a period of three weeks, August 7 –Read More
40th Anniversary of Greensleeves Records Celebrated with New York City Concert
On Wednesday June 21, 2017, VP Records and the famous B.B. Kings Blues Club in Times Square, New York held an epic night of international roots reggae and dub to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of historic U.K. reggae label, Greensleeves Records. Italian born reggae star Alborosie delivered his first New York concert performance, while roots reggae sensation Queen Ifrica headlined with her full band before continuing her U.S. tour to promote her recent #1 album “Climb.” Musician/producer Addis Pablo opened the evenings performances with a selection of songs including aRead More
Paul Keens-Douglas Brings Mr. Tim Tim and Characters to Toronto for a One Day Concert with Dance Caribe Performing Company
The Caribbean’s foremost storyteller, and internationally famous Paul Keens-Douglas, aka Mr. Tim Tim, travels from Trinidad & Tobago to Toronto for a one day, two show concert, at Riverdale Collegiate Institute in the heart of the City.   Presented by TTCODA under the patronage of the Acting Consul General of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago, Mr. Tim Tim, the master storyteller whose stories transcend age and ethnicity, will present two shows that centre around social commentary. He is known for infusing humour into his social commentary, and fans areRead More
GRAMMY AWARDS TO RETURN TO STAPLES CENTER IN LOS ANGELES IN 2019
GRAMMY AWARDS® TO RETURN TO STAPLES CENTER IN LOS ANGELES IN 2019 Recording Academy™ And AEG Sign Four-Year Deal Santa Monica, Calif. — The Recording Academy™ today announced that it has signed a four-year agreement with AEG for STAPLES Center to host the GRAMMY® telecast when the show returns to Los Angeles in 2019 following its 60th anniversary celebration in New York this coming January. “We very much consider STAPLES Center our home and are grateful for the successful relationship we’ve cultivated throughout the years with AEG and the entireRead More
The first VP Records’ New Artist Showcase at Milk River in Brooklyn, NY was held on May 18, 2017. VP acts Spiritual and Addis Pablo plus VP Associated Label artists Prince Royal and Mark Balet performed songs from their latest projects to an audience of media and industry professionals. Headliner Spiritual made his debut performance in New York with a five song set including ‘Time Has Come’, Stand Up for Rasta’, the leading singles off his first album “Awakening”. The artist was in New York to shoot the video forRead More