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Vincy culture on display

Vincy culture on display

St Vincent: The United Vincie Cultural Group of Brooklyn (UVCGB) Saturday night expressed its “deep love and appreciation” to members and supporters at its annual holiday party at Miracle Temple Ministries in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn. Comment

Soca artist appeals for more airplay

Trinidad and Tobago: He says he’s got nothing to lose. “I’ve been releasing music, recording professionally since 2005 and I’m yet to make it to mainstream radio. What do I have to lose at this point?” he rationalized. From Guayaguayare, Trinidad, one of the most persistent, hardworking vocalists in the underground Soca music industry, is bursting at the seams, urging programme directors at radio stations across Trinidad and Tobago to create better systems to accommodate the industry. Comment
Movies: Producers of the film “Queen of Soca” being shot in Trinidad and Tobago are now crowdfunding to complete the movie. The movie is said to be 85 percent completed and the plan is to release it in cinemas nationwide by the middle of this year. Comment

PREZ GEE TAKES ON T&T

Trinidad and Tobago: A fresh face, engaging vibe and new musical energy; the newest female entertainer on the soca scene is as beautiful as she is talented, and while this is a precedence set by Trinidad and Tobago — the land of beauty and talent, there’s no denying that this young entertainer is ready to put in the work. Comment

Tropicalfete’s tribute to late stilt dancer

Arts & Theater: Alton Aimable, the St. Lucian-born director of the Brooklyn-based entertainment group Tropicalfete, Inc., says the group dedicated its final concert for 2019, “A Musical Gift to the Community,” to late member Yvette Johnson. Comment

‘Twas the year before 2020 – In hindsight a decade ago

People: In an address to British subjects in Europe and those in Commonwealth countries, Queen Elizabeth II described 2019 as being “quite a bumpy” year. Comment

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