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February 1st, marked the late reggae and lover’s rock icon Dennis Brown’s 59th birthday. Hailed by NPR Morning Edition as one of the 50 great voices of all time and by Bob Marley as one of the best reggae singers in the world – the revered Jamaican icon began his recording career at the tender age of 11 and has more than 75 albums to date. Even though he passed away at the early age of 42, his music and legacy lives on. VP Records, reggae’s leading distributor and label,Read More
Three Gifted Scholarships and 40 Tuition Assistance Awards totaling $700,000 Are Available for Music Students Interested in Studying Latin Music; Deadline To Apply Is April 10, 2016 The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® announced today it is accepting applications for the Gifted Scholarship Award and the Tuition Assistance Award from music students facing financial hardship. The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation will distribute 43 awards totaling $700,000 in an effort to continue fostering the next generation of xtraordinarily talented musicians who will continue the legacy of Latin music and its significant contributionRead More
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago – Friday January 10, 2014, marked the launch of the Hayes Court Restoration Project and Fund at a private cocktail reception held on the restoration site. The Anglican Bishop of Trinidad and Tobago, the Rt. Reverend Claude Berkley, convened the Hayes Court Restoration Committee with a mandate to refurbish the dilapidated and unoccupied residence of the Bishop. With an overarching vision to preserve a monumental part of the twin-island state’s cultural and religious history, this launch signalled the beginning of on-going efforts to attractRead More