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Syrai Carnival Creations ‘Submerged under the Sea’

Arts & Theater: The newly-formed Syrai Carnival Creations will be “Submerged under the Sea” this Labor Day. “I was motivated by Halle Bailey, who is casting as Ariel in ‘The Little Mermaid,’” said band leader, Andrina Alexander, who founded Syrai Carnival Creations just this summer, in an exclusive Caribbean Life interview. Comment

Resilience Mas makes a ‘Crazy Mess’

Arts & Theater: Grenadian-born Derek Noel, the co-band leader of the Brooklyn-based Resilience Mas, plans to make a “Crazy Mess” with the band’s presentation in this year’s West Indian American Day Carnival Parade on Brooklyn’s Eastern Parkway. Comment

‘4 SEASONS’

Arts & Theater: After performing “extremely well” over the years in placing among the top medium-sized mas bands in the West Indian American Day Carnival Parade, the Social Cultural Committee of 1199 SEIU (Service Employees International Union) is hoping to do the same this year with its “4 Seasons” production. Comment

Roy Pierre & Associates present ‘The Kente Kingdom’

Arts & Theater: As a poet, I can appreciate the alliteration in the name, “Kente Kingdom”, and the notion that it suggests royalty for each and every resident of such a country. In these uncertain times, it is only fitting that we invoke the powers of our ancestors, the lush terrain and landscape of our tribes. This is what will be witnessed in Roy Pierre & Associates presentation for Labor Day J’ouvert 2019. Comment

Rhythm Catcher Int’l goes to ‘Wonderland’

Arts & Theater: With “multi-national” masqueraders, Rhythm Cather International is going to “Wonderland” on Labor Day, says co-designer Dawn Hector. “Our masquerades can enjoy an experience of the best for Labor Day, because our preparation is up-to-date with planning, with the kind assistance of our volunteers,” Trinidadian Hector, who is designing the band with her compatriot Debbie Parris, told Caribbean Life Wednesday night. Comment

NUBIAN DEITIES

NUBIAN DEITIES

Arts & Theater: Suga Candy Mas, at 755 Linden Boulevard and Utica Avenue, Brooklyn, is adorned with a dazzling array of costumes, designed to depict Nubian Gods and Goddesses. Comment
Arts & Theater: After producing “Rebirth” last Labor Day, D’Midas International New York. Inc., is emerging “Out of Africa” for this year’s West Indian American Day Carnival Parade. Comment

‘UNTAMED’

Arts & Theater: Even with 17 sections, Antione International is ‘Untamed’ for this year’s West Indian American Day Carnival. Comment

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