Dominica Association of Hamilton’s 40th Anniversary celebration

Dominica Association of Hamilton’s 40th Anniversary celebration

Dominican-Canadians from Hamilton and environs, joined together last Saturday for a joyous celebration of Dominican culture and traditions, at the 40th Anniversary observance of the Commonwealth of Dominica Association Hamilton (CODAH). President Lucia Joy Stewart reflecting on the accomplishments of the Association over its 40 year history, thanked the efforts of its founders, past and […]

Yuletide excellence from La Petite Musicale

Yuletide excellence from La Petite Musicale

By Ken Bruzual The packed house of over 450 patrons stood in reverence as the 26-member choir belted out the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah to the accompaniment of a 6-piece band which include two steel pan instrumentalists.  The Hallelujah Chorus was the finale of the annual La Petite Musicale of Toronto Christmas production. The show was held at the Armenian Youth Center Theatre. […]

Jay Douglas sings with The Trees

Jay Douglas sings with The Trees

By Stephen Weir Toronto’s all-time favourite reggae performer Jay Douglas has a new song out and a new “album” in the works. Still going strong after 45-years of performing, the Toronto singer has just “dropped” Jah Children, a single he has recorded with Jamaica’s Dancehall DJ General Trees. Saying that Douglas is part of Toronto’s […]

CArt is Jamaica bound! New art fair set for Mandeville

CArt is Jamaica bound! New art fair set for Mandeville

By Stephen Weir Attention Jamaica, a group of Caribbean Canadian art experts is about to put the spotlight on art and artists from Jamaica and other Caribbean nations. A 3-day exhibition and sale of local art beginning January 30th will take place in Mandeville Jamaica. The fair is being spearheaded by well-known founder of the […]

Scott-Pascal honoured at Dance Caribe 30th anniversary

Scott-Pascal honoured at Dance Caribe 30th anniversary

By Lincoln DePradine Trinidad-born Henry Gomez, popularly known as “King Cosmos’’, knows a thing or two about diverse talent. He’s a composer; a singer who has won the Calypso Monarch competition in Canada; a trained actor; and a dancer. But, Gomez thinks the founder of Dance Caribe Performing Company (DCPC), Martin Scott-Pascall, is unique and […]

Marvin “Trini” Ishmael to direct La Petite’s 50th Anniversary Christmas show

Marvin “Trini” Ishmael to direct La Petite’s 50th Anniversary Christmas show

As La Petite Musicale of Toronto celebrates its 50th anniversary, and has been led by arranger Lindy Burgess for most of the way. Speaking to the Caribbean Camera, the veteran musician said, “I am honoured to have this opportunity to bring this production to our patrons and friends. From the inception, this choral group has […]

de Lima and Caribbean Fusion debut Sunday in Scarborough

de Lima and Caribbean Fusion debut Sunday in Scarborough

By Stephen Weir It is not his stage debut, not by a long shot, but for Zachary de Lima this Sunday evening’s gig is a coming-out-party for the young Trinidad Canadian guitar singing performer.  de Lima and Caribbean Fusion will be giving their first indoor Toronto performance November 24th at Scarborough’s Victoria’s Pub. The de […]

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