Nobel Prize-winning author V.S. Naipaul dies at 85

Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, a Nobel laureate and author born in Trinidad (better known as V.S. Naipaul) has died. In a statement published on the BBC, the family said Naipaul passed away peacefully at his London home on Saturday 11th August 2018. He was 85. Born in Chaguanas, Trinidad on August 17th 1932, Naipaul has…

HERO Opens Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival

World Premiere of the story of a young man from Trinidad whose life’s journey gave him a place on the world stage. The highly anticipated World Premiere and Official Launch of Frances-Anne Solomon’s feature film, “Hero: Inspired by The Extraordinary Life and Times of Mr. Ulric Cross,” will be as the Opening Film at Trinidad and…

Mac Farlane and Choo Kong join ALIAS 2018

The ALIAS Entertainment Expo (ALIAS) will celebrate its 5th anniversary this year on the weekend of July 27th to 29th 2018. The event will continue to raise the bar of local cosplay events by hosting two cosplay competitions at both the local and international level. This year’s participants will have a chance to win an…

Don’t Say a Word: A Benefit Performance

Theatre Community Rallies Around Wendell Etienne On Wednesday 4th July 2018, Encore Productions will stage Wendell Etienne’s ‘Don’t Say A Word’ at Queen’s Hall. A dramatic play originally written in 2013 for “Jane Doe” and all others who couldn’t find the courage and strength to fight back, Don’t Say A Word returns to the stage…

Marathon Readers Theatre Event at UWI DCFA

After the historic reading of twelve scripts in the May 2018 instalment of the Playwrights Workshop Trinbago’s (PWT) Monthly Readers Theatre Series, the student playwrights have rewritten their scripts and are ready to have them read again. To facilitate the reading of the scripts and in bringing back traditions of yesteryear, PWT and the Department…

Prelude – A Celebration of the Latin American Guitar

As the chosen instrument for old calypsos sung in French patois; for roving parranderos, as they serenaded house-to-house; and for church services in remote rural communities, the guitar has been indispensable to Trinidad and Tobago, occupying some of the most influential spaces that shaped our cultural identity. On July 1st, 2018, at 5:00pm, Caribbean Culture…

Photo Flash: Ah Double at the Little Carib Theatre

Last month, Golden Heart Productions returned to the spotlight with a brand new production titled “Ah Double”; featuring two one-act plays “Happy Anniversary” and “Unfinished Business” at the Little Carib Theatre. Harkening back to the days when patrons could go to the cinema to see two movies for one price, Playwright, Theresa Awai says this…