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“Lydians Light the way with Christmas Music” at Queen’s Hall

Newspaper: Trinidad Guardian Date Published: December 2nd 2017 This Christmas, the Lydians, comprising singers, steel ensemble, drummers, dancers and more, make a call to the nation to hold out a light this Christmas. Their annual concert – Hold Out Your Light – premieres on Thursday, December 14 and will encompass...

“Mac Farlane is Spectacular” at Queen’s Hall

Newspaper: Trinidad Guardian Date Published: November 29th 2017 A spectacular spectacle best describes Brian MacFarlane’s Christmas production, Christmas Joy – the Gift of the Drum. The concert which premiered on November 26 was a mixture of old and new, nostalgia and excitement, with dramatic lighting and pageantry in the best...

“Guardian Media to sponsor Mac Farlane’s Christmas Joy” at Queen’s Hall

Newspaper: Trinidad Guardian Date Published: November 3rd 2017 Guardian Media will be one of the main sponsors of celebrated mas designer Brian Mac Farlane’s yuletide production Christmas Joy—the Gift of the Drum 2017. Guardian Media’s Deputy Managing Director Nicholas Sabga announced yesterday the company’s decision to be a platinum sponsor...

MusicTT to create revenue opportunities with T&T’s First Live Music District

Newspaper: Trinidad Guardian Date Published: October 19th 2017 The Trinidad and Tobago Music Company Ltd (MusicTT) will be hosting its annual stakeholder engagement on October 30 at Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s from 5 pm. This National Stakeholder Engagement and Key MusicTT Implementation Projects event will serve as the platform for...

“Contemporary Dance Shines at Coco Dance Festival” at Queen’s Hall

Medium: Break the Proscenium Writer: Janine Charles-Farray Date Published: October 20th 2017 With a strong line-up of choreographers for the 2017 season, the COCO Dance Festival 2017 proudly launches its 9th edition at Queen’s Hall Auditorium from the 27th to 29th of October. Every year, the festival creates a space...

“Charles, Homecoming King” at Queen’s Hall

Newspaper: Newsday Writer: Josh Surtees Date Published: October 21st 2017 Jazz trumpeter Etienne Charles left Trinidad 15 years ago to pursue his career. Back in town to perform his Folklore album at Queen’s Hall, he talks to Newsday about gentrification, incarceration and the American Dream. “I call myself a Glenconian,”...

“Tempus Fugit Premieres at Coco Dance Festival” at Queen’s Hall

Newspaper: Trinidad Express Date Published: October 11th 2017 “Nothing lasts forever—the flow of time cannot be detained. But how do we really live in it?” The concept of “time” is central in the work of one of the featured international dance troupes attending this year’s COCO Dance Festival on October...

“NDDC Presents Vanishing Pointe” at Queen’s Hall

Newspaper: Guardian Date Published: October 10th 2017 Noble Douglas Dance Company (NDDC) proudly presents is 2017 production—Vanishing Pointe. The production premieres on October 14 at Queen’s Hall and continues until October 15. Vanishing Pointe is dedicated to figures in the arts who recently passed away like Todd Hill, Derek Walcott...

“Charles promises cultural treat with Folklore” at Queen’s Hall

Newspaper: Guardian Date Published: October 6th 2017 Etienne Charles revisits his groundbreaking album Folklore: A suite inspired by the mystical characters of Caribbean Folklore. In addition to the stories being told through composition and improvisation, this performance will also feature costumed portrayals of some of our most revered Folklore characters....

“TEDx is back with strong all-woman line-up” at Queen’s Hall

Newspaper: Guardian Date Published: October 4th 2017 A huge part of our self-realisation as Caribbean people is shaping the narrative that the world experiences as we traverse the planet. Since 2011, the talks at TEDx Port-of-Spain have played a role in re-defining that picture and speaking to a narrative that...