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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
Caribbean Actor Recounts “Spiritual” Encounter with Oprah on ‘Selma’ Film Set (Atlanta, Georgia)… When Black History Month 2015 rolls in, a young Caribbean entertainment enthusiast says he will have greater appreciation for the American Civil Rights Movement after working on the set of the film Selma. Bahamas-born Damario Major had the chance to play a civil rights marcher for a few days while working on the poignant film that retells the story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and the Freedom March in Selma, Alabama. He says dressing in theRead More
EDDIE MURPHY RELEASES BRAND NEW REGGAE SINGLE “OH JAH JAH” ON JANUARY 27, 2015 DISTRIBUTED BY VPAL MUSIC Rolling Stone Chats with the Multi-Talented Icon about His Latest Music VPAL Music, VP Records’ subsidiary label and distribution arm for reggae music, teams up with the revered comedian/actor/singer Eddie Murphy to release his new single “Oh Jah Jah,” available January 27, 2015. This song is not the first time Eddie Murphy has dabbled in the genre. “Oh Jah Jah” follows his 2013 collab “Red Light” feat. Snoop Lion. Murphy penned andRead More
All Star Film-making Team to Steer ‘The 3D Distribution Project’ Bridgetown, Barbados CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution, (CTWD) this week announced the impressive international team of top film and cultural industry talent that will implement the “3D Distribution Project” an innovative project financed by the ACP Cultures+ Programme of the European Union. The aim of the 3D Project – which stands for Digital, Domestic, and Diaspora Distribution — is to expand markets for indigenous film, and contribute to the Caribbean film industry’s global competitiveness. The team consists of long-time CTWD associates asRead 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
Pioneer Choreographer Celebrates 30 Years of Dance With Her 2014 Season, “TEETH” The Noble Douglas Dance Company Marks The Beginning Of A Fourth Decade Of Dance October 6, 2014 – Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago… Trinidad and Tobago’s foremost modern contemporary dance company, the Noble Douglas Dance Company Inc. (NDDCI), will earn yet another accolade as it presents its 30th anniversary dance season, TEETH. The dance company will celebrate the momentous milestone with a presentation of primarily new works performed by a cast of apprentices, seasoned company members andRead More
Contemporary Choreographers’ Collective Dance Festival 2014 Successfully Launched Trinidad and Tobago’s Foremost Platform For The Presentation Of Innovative And Experimental Contemporary Choreography Offers A Comprehensive Calendar Of Activities September 30, 2014 – Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago… Last Monday September 22, 2014, the Résidence de France provided a cozy ambiance for the unveiling of the 2014 instalment of the Contemporary Choreographers’ Collective (COCO) Dance Festival. His Excellency Mr Jacques Sturm, Ambassador of France, hosted a private function for media and sponsors in partnership with COCO and the Alliance FrançaiseRead More
September 19, 2014 BUNJI GARLIN CONTINUES TO MAKE NATIONAL HEADLINES AND TOUR IN U.S. Rolling Stone Goes On the Road with “America’s First Soca Pop Star” New York Times Raves New Album “Assuredly Moves Soca into the Now Era” MTV Iggy Declares He “Will Change Soca Forever” Trinidad’s Hero Will Take Over Miami Carnival & Mad Decent Boat Party This Fall New Album Differentology Out Now Soca star Bunji Garlin continues to break through nationally. Following his BET 106 & Carnival takeover performance with Fay-Ann Lyons and A$AP Ferg andRead More
Contemporary Choreographers’ Collective Dance Festival 2014 Prepares For An Iconic Season Of Dance Trinidad and Tobago’s Foremost Platform For The Presentation Of Innovative And Experimental Contemporary Choreography Features A Diverse Cast of Local, Regional And International Choreographers Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago… Following its 2014 call for submissions, Trinidad and Tobago’s foremost platform for the presentation of innovative and experimental contemporary choreography, Contemporary Choreographers’ Collective (COCO) Dance Festival, is set to deliver an iconic season of dance. The festival will open with the annual COCO Awards followed by anRead More
12 MONTHS MOVIE TO BE SHOWN AT URBANWORLD FILM FESTIVAL The documentary about generosity will make its East Coast debut USA, 12 Months (2014), a documentary about a man who rents his home for a year to a family in transitional housing for $1 per month, will be shown on Friday, Sept. 19th at 12:00PM at AMC 34th Street Theatres as an official selection of Urbanworld Film Festival. The festival runs between September 17th and 21st and is hosted by BET Networks and sponsored by HBO. “I am very excitedRead More