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FCB Dragon Boys has retained the National Tassarama crown for the second straight year.

The band, which hails from Thompson Trace, Brothers Road, New Grant, in South Trinidad, took home the title last Saturday night at the Gilbert Park, Couva, challenged by 19 rivals. Dragon Boys first won this coveted title in 2014 and again in 2017.

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Sunday, January 9, 2011

I’ve been going through a period lately that I can only describe as “excruciatingly exhilarating;”  an oxymoron if I have ever heard one, but so intrinsically true to my latest life experience.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Address her as Her Majesty, the only woman to  be crowned King of Calypso, having in 1978 won the coveted National Calypso King title, singing Her Majesty and I Thank Thee.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Back pain

Saturday, January 8, 2011

There's no question about it: Chelsea Handler is smart and funny. But is that enough?

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Hardly anyone can deny that the cost of renting a reception venue seems to be escalating year after year! Bearing this in mind, some brides are going off the beaten path in search of a place to celebrate after their ceremony.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

The jolly shoemaker Kelvin Antoine sat in his humble workshop repairing a shoe. He spoke with reverence of his father Kalan, who taught him the craft of shoe-making. “I learn shoe-making from mih faddah, Kallan.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

For the hundreds of thousands of East Indians who left India between 1834 and 1920, a memorial plaque will be inaugurated in Kolkata, India, on January 11.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

On January 15, Oloye Ifagbenjo, Ojise Obatala of Edena will be hosting the Eighth Annual Obatala Festival at Ita Oosa, 51 Alberto Street, Woodbrook, Port-of-Spain. Obatala is one of the oldest Orisas —he is called the Chief of the White Cloth, Orishaala Oseeremagbo.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Chickpeas, channa, Garbanzo beans, are very popular here in Trinidad and Tobago. We enjoy them in many different ways, the more popular ways being in our curried vegetables, or as a crunchy tasty snack. But, the joys of chickpeas extend beyond these ways.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

To many the idea of any church launching a Carnival band may seem inappropriate...insane even. But Word and Associates, a Roman Catholic belief organisation, directed by chairman Derek Walcott, believes Christ in Carnival is anything but insane.

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