Omardath eyes the crown

‘SINCE I win the Monarch and buy a motor car, she keep calling meh number. She went so far to even send me a picture.’ A true story by defending Chutney Soca Monarch Omardath Maraj, who tied for first place with Ravi Bissambhar (Ravi B) in last year’s competition. Maraj...

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Sassy Jonelle embraces her curves

Kimoy Leon Sing kimoy.leonsing@trinidadexpress.com American songstress, Beyonce Knowles is a triple threat in music and entertainment. Strong, beautiful and confident, soca starlet Jonnelle Manwaring is a big fan of Beyonce, and just like her American superstar idol, Manwaring is also aiming for the top. At 23, this San Fernando beauty...

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Take 2 & Journey To Brazil This Carnival

Trinbagonians will walk away with an experience of a lifetime this Carnival, say the organizers for Take 2 The Concert: Afro Calypso & Latin Jazz Fusion, Wednesday 31 January 2018 at Queen’s Hall.   The African rhythms that form the basis of Samba, Calypso and Jazz will come together in the 2018...

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Diz-We-Land, a Trini-theme park

Kimoy Leon Sing kimoy.leonsing@trinidadexpress.com In our society, the media has come under heavy criticism for focusing on bad news rather than uplifting stories. However all is not lost.  There are men, women and children, which do amazing things every day to make Trinidad and Tobago a better place. They may...

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Fete for the Max

THE UNIVERSITY of the West Indies (UWI) will celebrate the life of former president George Maxwell Richards at their annual fundraising Carnival all-inclusive fete on Sunday. Prof Richards, a former principal of the St Augustine campus of the regional university (1984-1996), was instrumental in starting the fete as a means...

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Singing To Change Society

■ Kimberly Wallace MUSIC can not only entertain but empower people and calypsonian Stacey Sobers hopes to do both. If Sobers doesn’t get the audience on their feet, she’ll certainly get them on the edge of their seats this Carnival season. She has already earned a place in this year’s...

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Reliving the glory days of Calypso Spektakula

DURING the 1980s into the 1990s, upper Henry Street, Port of Spain came alive during the Carnival season from opening night of the Calypso Spektakula calypso tent at the Spektakula Forum. From the regular working man to the wealthiest personality flocked to the venue’s doors to catch the premiere of...

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