Trinidad-born Michael Jackson impersonator brings the King of Pop back in Lifetime Biopic

This article was originally published to Life & Style It’s one thing to play Michael Jackson, it’s another to become Michael Jackson. That’s the personal takeaway for Navi, the Trinidad-born Michael Jackson impersonator who has spent well over two decades in that role, and stars as the late King Of Pop in the new Lifetime…

Trafficked Actor – Brett Bengochea has died

Brett Bengochea, a film actor perhaps best known for his role as Alejandro in Sean Hodgkinson’s ‘Traffiked (2015)’, has died. News came to the Trinidad and Tobago Performing Arts Network early this morning that Bengochea died as a result of drowning, sometime in the latter hours of Saturday 29th April 2017. A report coming out later today said Brett was…

The Monday Night Theatre Forum returns with Christopher Pinheiro

The Monday Night Theatre Forum returns for its second season on March 27, with legendary textile artist Christopher Pinheiro. The forum takes place at the Trinidad Theatre Workshop, corner of Norfolk Street and Jerningham Avenue, Belmont. Pinheiro is a Trinidad-born theatrician, carnvalist, multi-media artist, face and fabric painter, writer, curator and cultural researcher. He trained with…

In Memoriam 2016

We Speak The Names of all our mentors, muses and colleagues who took their final curtain call in 2016. Dr. Jit Samaroo – Musician / Composer (1950 – 2016) Claudia Applewhaite – Choreographer (1953 – 2016) Joey Lewis – Musician (1937 – 2016) Asami Nagakiya – Musician (1985 – 2016) Derek “CG” Silman – Radio Announcer (1967…

Rondell Mungal Makes His Voice Heard

In case you didn’t see him in Caribbean Theatre Production’s Phantom of the Opera back in 2014, Rondell Mungal; who I have never seen before then, was phenomenal. To quote a ‘review’ I wrote on one of the Phantom performances,  “I absolutely loved the dynamics between the new owners of the Opéra Populaire; Andre [Joshua…