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“Boys shine at Youth Music Festival” at Queen’s Hall

Newspaper: Trinidad Express Writer – Kimoy Leon Sing Date Published: Thu 12th March 2015 Raising their voices in song, boys at the 2015 Youth Music Festival were not afraid to shine and in some cases outshine their female counterparts yesterday. Savion Burke woke up the quiet auditorium at Queen’s Hall,...

“Youth Music Festival begins at Queen’s Hall”

Newspaper: Trinidad Express Writer – Wayne Bowman Date Published: Wed 11th March 2015 The Youth Music Festival (northern edition) began yesterday at Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s, where pupils from secondary schools in the northern region opened five days of competition. The National Music Festival—incorporating competitions for children, youth and adults—was...

“Good Blend of Theatre in Party Done for the Freak Next Door”

Newspaper: Trinidad Guardian Date Published: Sat 21st Feb 2015 In spite of its name, Party Done for the Freak Next Door is the kind of production every actor and producer dreams of. Every component of good theatre is catered for and realised in this black comedy. It is entertaining, educational,...

“Rich Commentary at Talk Tent” at Queen’s Hall

Newspaper: Newsday Writer – Iana Seales Date Published: Fri 20th Feb 2015 Paul Keen Douglas’ Talk Tent, the popular post-Carnival presentation, opened on Friday night at Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s with rich social commentary, biting comedy and a bit of nostalgia in honour of the Black Stalin. Talk Tent, which...

“The Arts in Full Swing”

Newspaper: Trinidad Guardian Date Published: Fri 20th Feb 2015 Carnival 2015 may be over but activity in the arts fraternity continues unabated from this evening until the end of the month. With Kurt Allen’s Backayard Tent having its gala finale at 7.30 pm at the National Academy for the Performing...

“3 Canal starts a ‘RAW’ War” at Queen’s Hall

Newspaper: Trinidad Express Writer: Michael Mondezie Date Published: Wed 11th Feb 2015 3Canal weren’t joking when they said they were going to be RAW for Carnival 2015. The Woodbrook-based rapso trio lived up to every connotation of the adjective, and then some, during opening night of the production on Thursday,...

“NJAC Crowns New Calypso Queen” at Queen’s Hall

Newspaper: Trinidad Guardian Writer: Bobie-Lee Dixon Date Published: Tuesday 27th Jan 2015 It was no surprise that Ife Alleyne was crowned the winner of the 2014 National Calypso Queen competition which took place on January 19 at Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s. The competition was put on by the National Women’s...

“NWAC Queens Excel” at Queen’s Hall

Newspaper: Trinidad Express Writer: Wayne Bowman Date Published: Thursday 22nd Jan 2015 Nineteen of the nation’s top female calypsonians on Monday at Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s squared off against one another in the finals of the 2015 NWAC National Calypso Queen final. The quality of songs rendered by the women...

“Chicuelo Thrills with Fascinating Flamenco” at Queen’s Hall

Newspaper: Newsday Writer:Iana Seales Date Published: Monday 2nd December, 2014 Outstanding flamenco guitarist Juan Gomez “Chicuelo” delivered a passionate and intense performance at Queen’s Hall. Chicuelo, is one of the most outstanding guitarists on the flamenco scene, put his genius on full display when he led the Spanish ensemble for...

“Composer to Join Lydians on a Magic Christmas Voyage” at Queen’s Hall

Newspaper: Guardian Date Published: Sunday 30th  November, 2014 Poised to embark on A Magic Christmas Voyage, singing in eight languages a selection of songs from lands around the world where Christmas is celebrated, the Lydians received an unexpected gift from one of those lands. While learning the Kyrie, Gloria, Agnus...