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Authors Connecting is a program designed to emphasize the importance of literacy and how culture can influence education, as well as one’s world view. The program is targeted to interact with children and celebrate our great Caribbean culture. It will take place on Saturday, June 21st 2013 at 3:00 PM Park in Slope Barnes & Noble 267 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11215.   Hosted by Tanisha Burke NYC School Teacher Read by Author Tammie Paige Reading by Marsha Thompson Miss Tropical Paradise The Short stories of Carnival costumes a previewRead More
Brooklyn, NY, April 17, 2014 – On Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 12pm, Community2Community (C2C), the Brooklyn-based nonprofit, service organization working with communities in Haïti to achieve self-sufficiency, will kick off its 4th Annual “Hope and A Future” – A Celebration of Haïti at the Christian Cultural Center (CCC) Campus, 12020 Flatlands Avenue in Brooklyn, NY. Sponsored by the Christian Cultural Center, New York Daily News, WBLS FM/WLIB AM, and New York Amsterdam News, this year’s celebration will feature the C2C Ayiti Marché, (Haitian Kreyòl for “Open Market”) with internationalRead More

Posted On April 17, 2014By altonIn Music Reviews, Music-News Radio, News

STEPHEN "RAGGA" MARLEY

To gear up for his upcoming summer album, Stephen “Ragga” Marley will kick off his Revelation Part II: The Fruit of Life Tour in Saint Petersburg, FL on April 12. Jo Mersa Marley, who is dropping his debut EP Comfortable this Spring, and Wayne Marshall, who is supporting his new album Tru Colors, will also join him on the road to perform in over 30 cities nationwide throughout April and May. Stephen, Jo and Wayne are all a part of the Ghetto Youths International label. Stephen “Ragga” Marley, the 8-timeRead More
January 2, 2014 – Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago… The Hayes Court Restoration Committee has taken up the mantle to preserve a monumental part of Trinidad and Tobago’s legacy with the launch of the Hayes Court Restoration Project. The committee, which was convened by the Anglican Bishop of Trinidad and Tobago, The Rt. Reverend Claude Berkley, to refurbish Hayes Court, will kick-start this initiative with a focus on fundraising to attract both public and private sector donors. A private cocktail reception will unveil the project and launch the HayesRead More
Shaggy lives by a motto that has been adopted by people around the world. The motto is “it’s not about the award, it’s about the reward,” and reward is what Shaggy will receive to begin 2014! On January 4th, Shaggy and friends will celebrate at the artists annual concert called Shaggy and Friends. The event is produced by Shaggy and team to raise funds for the Bustamante Children’s Hospital in Jamaica. Now in its 8th year (7 years prior to that Shaggy was doing this on his own), Shaggy hasRead More
Belgium – Lisa Bennett debuts her first reggae EP which can only be described as modern reggae with a jazzy/soulful touch. Apple Tree, being one of Rory of Stone Love’s favorites, bounces over the Belly Ska Riddim while My House on the ever so popular Puff Puff Riddim, delivers a full dose of awareness in a cool & subtle way with Iba Mahr being one of many to participate on MacLes’s Puff Puff Riddim. Make sure to check out features with Weedy G, DreadSquad, & even a special remix ofRead More
(Miami) -The ultimate kick-off to the 2013 Miami Broward Carnival commenced with a special launch event on July 20th, 2013 that festively packed Sun Life Stadium as over 20 masquerade bands showcased their costumes. The Miami Broward Carnival Launch was merely a tease of the pulsating energy to hit South Florida on Sunday, October 13, 2013 at Sun Life Stadium where over 20 bands will participate this year and an estimated 25,000 people to attend. Miami Broward Carnival is one of the most attended and highly esteemed festivals of SouthRead More