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Posted On October 21, 2011By altonIn Music Reviews, News

Sanchez and Friends

Jammins, Shell Cartel and New Horizon Entertainment presents Sanchez and Friends on Saturday, November 26th, 2011. Due to the over whelming success of his performance this summer at Hammerstein Ballroom, Sanchez is back by popular demand to perform at the Cultural Performing Arts Center (C-PAC) in Brooklyn, NY over the upcoming Thanksgiving Weekend. With a career spanning more than 25 years and countless hits including “Lonely,” “Frenzy”, and “Here I am,” Sanchez has stood the test of time with multiple sold out events, and releasing more than 30 albums toRead More
Duane Stephenson may be recognized as one of Reggae’s most talented sons with his top selling releases, “August Town” and “Black Gold,” but he is also a dedicated philanthropist. He has been spreading awareness of world hunger and supporting the efforts of the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) to end hunger worldwide, with special emphasis on the Horn of Africa, where a massive draught is causing a devastating famine. A United Nations institution, WFP is committed to getting food where it is needed, saving the lives of victims ofRead More
Toronto, October 2011: Calypso Rose – The Calypso Queen comes to town In 1978 Calypso Rose shattered the status quo in Trinidad & Tobago when she paradoxically won the country’s top prize of Calypso King. The male-dominated calypso world would never be the same! With her commanding stage presence and vocal mastery, her win forced embarrassed authorities to change the name of the annual competition to Calypso Monarch. The now 71 year-old charismatic musical icon of the calypso worl will be in Toronto with her brand of husky vocals, raunchyRead More
Tony Hall’s acclaimed new play, “Miss Miles – the woman of the world”, now on at the Little Carib OCTOBER, 2011 (PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD): Tony Hall’s Miss Miles – the Woman of the World – one of the most anticipated and exciting theatrical events of the year – premiered tonight at the Little Carib Theatre to a thunderous standing ovation from the sold-out crowd of theatre aficionados. Written and directed by veteran actor, playwright and director Tony Hall, this daring one-woman play Miss Miles –the Woman of the WorldRead More
New York, NY (Thursday 20th October 2011) – The official release of the Honorees & Nominees for iSA 9. On Wednesday 19th October 2011 at Trotters, the SAO Soca Awards Ltd. launched the 9th Annual International Soca Awards (iSA) and released the Honorees & Nominees for 2011. The day finally came Wednesday 19th October 2011 marks the official media launch of the 9th Annual International Soca Awards (iSA), which was held at Trotters, and it was a very exciting time for the Soca Awards family. Just five (5) short weeksRead More

Posted On October 20, 2011By altonIn Fashion, Film-News, News

Shebada and Delcita Hit the U.S.

New York, New York — October 2011 — For the first time ever, top Jamaican theater actors Shebada and Delcita are hitting the U.S. hard with a “Double Dose” of comedic entertainment Thanksgiving weekend together — offering patrons two explosive plays for one price, also known as “2 for 1.” Theatergoers in the Tri-state area should brace themselves for an infectious weekend of Jamaican comedy as promoters Irish and Chin offer more bang for the buck with stagings of: “Ova Mi Dead Body” and “The Plumber” in Brooklyn, New YorkRead More
On October 21, in conjunction with the photo exhibit Haiti=Survival (No question, but)at Soho Photo 15 White St. in Tribeca, from 6:30pm on, Haiti Cultural Exchange, Soho Photo and Tequila Minsky have partnered for a Haitian cultural event including an artist talk with photographer Tequila Minsky, spoken word performance with Ibi Zoboi, live Haitian jazz with saxophonist Buyu Ambroise and his band and good conversation. Tequila Minsky is Soho Photo’s October guest exhibitor. She has traveled to Haiti more than 20 times since 1993 in connection with various photojournalistic projects.Read More
Jamaica, October 2011:-Few Jamaican artistes have been able to consistently churn out relevant material locally, maintaining a large and loyal fan base while at the same time having an international appeal, Ce’Cile is one. Known as the Bad Gyal of Jamaican music, Ce’Cile is fresh and clean with a new album called Jamaicanization, New Videos and new dancehall tracks which will be essential to any popular DJ’s playlist. LOCAL APPEAL Over the past months the artiste has maintained her presence locally with dancehall tracks such as Woot Woot (Smoking Riddim),Read More
Basseterre, St.Kitts October 2011:- St.Kitts-Nevis’ undisputed Soca Diva Jacinth “Shakki” Cao has released the first official single for St.Kitts-Nevis Sugar Mas 2011/12 . The single “Party Plenty” is a another classic groovy soca hit which will no doubt ensure the Kittitian Diva’s standings among the likes of Claudette Peters, Allison Hinds and Destra as the region’s Premier Female Soca Acts. The track is scheduled to be released on St.Kitts Freedom FM’s Island Riddims show with popular radio personality EK , WINN FM’s Killing Drive Time with GQ and the SugarRead More

Posted On October 20, 2011By altonIn News

Download the singles "The System"

Download the singles “The System” , “I am Rich In Love”, and “California” by Romain Virgo. Romain Virgo came to national attention in Jamaica by winning the ‘Digicel Rising Star’ competition in 2007. The young vocalist (now 21) made fans with his convincing vocal performances and youthful star quality. Performing familiar hits throughout the televised, multi-week competition, his charm emerged like a diamond in the rough. For the last few years, the singer has pursued his musical education (majoring in Voice) as a full time student at Edna Manley CollegeRead More