Poser to sing at the Parang Lime

Poser to sing at the Parang Lime

Veteran calypsonian Poser, a popular Trinidadian soca parang artiste, will be the headliner at the 16th annual Parang Lime at the  Metropolitan Centre in Toronto on Sunday. The Parang Lime, put on by longtime impressario Joan Alexander, her son Kolin and friends ” who feel like family,” is regarded by aficionados of the Venezuelan-derived Trinidad […]

Antigua and Barbuda`s Information Minister calls on nationals in Toronto to pursue excellence

Antigua and Barbuda`s Information Minister calls on nationals  in Toronto to pursue excellence

By Gerald V. Paul Antigua and Barbuda’s Information Minister Melford Nicholas, speaking on the theme ” building an economic powerhouse together,” called on fellow nationals  in Toronto to pursue excellence for its own sake and make it their daily commitment. In the keynote address at a gala on Saturday night to celebrate Antigua and Barbuda’s […]

CAG still negotiating with FMC over Caribbean carnival – Pollard

CAG still negotiating with FMC  over Caribbean carnival – Pollard

By Gerald V. Paul After a meeting at Metro Hall  on Saturday which lasted more than four hours, the Caribana Arts Group  (CAG) has not yet reached a decision about what role it will play – if any – in the staging of the 2017 Caribbean carnival next summer. Monica  Pollard, chairman of the CAG, […]

CAG members to discuss hot button items at Saturday meeting

CAG members to discuss hot button items at Saturday meeting

Members of the Caribana Arts Group (CAG) will meet on Saturday at Metro Hall in Toronto to discuss several outstanding issues affecting the future of the organization and its role in the 50th anniversary celebration of the Toronto carnival. One of the hot button items for discussion is the proposal made recently  by the Festival […]