arts/culture

History of Lapeyrouse revealed

“A place where his­to­ry comes alive among the dead.”

This is how Ed­u­ca­tion and Out­reach of­fi­cer of the Na­tion­al Trust of Trinidad and To­ba­go, Mar­lon Green de­scribes the Lapey­rouse Ceme­tery in Port-of-Spain.

Concert shows off Korean cultural arts

A con­cert show­cas­ing Ko­re­an cul­tur­al arts took place at the South­ern Acad­e­my for the Per­form­ing Arts un­der the theme Res­o­nance of Ko­rea.

Garlin knew about Canadian politician using Differentology

Soca Artist Ian 'Bunji Garlin' Alvarez believes his Differentology (Ready Fi Di Road) song being used on Canadian politician Jagmeet Singh's Campaign trail is a good thing and thinks it can positively change people's lives. 

"I guess is the message in the song they hold on to," Alvarez said. 

Broth­er Re­sis­tance: Local artistes struggling to find spaces

Even as the Trin­ba­go Uni­fied Ca­lyp­so­ni­ans' Or­gan­i­sa­tion (Tu­co) kicked off its month-long cal­en­dar of events yes­ter­day in cel­e­bra­tion of the 18th an­nu­al Ca­lyp­so His­to­ry month, lo­cal artistes are still strug­gling to find spaces to per­form and to have their mu­sic played on lo­cal ra­dio sta­tions.

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