A Christmas Classic: Big talent line up!

A Christmas Classic: Big talent line up!

By Dave Douglas ​By the time Kenrick ‘Professor’ Philmore was about to hit the stage last Saturday at the Annual Christmas Classic Show held at Armenian Centre, the hall had a packed audience, all in a partying mood. DJ Bandit was all cued up and ready to go but the live rhythm section jamming at […]

Christmas Classic has big talent lineup

Toronto is about to be set on fire by a compilation of artists all mixed by ace promoter Curtis Eustace in a Christmas Classic. Parang/Soca Queen Marcia Miranda and the boss, Sugar Aloes, will perform alongside one of the top pannists, Ken ‘Professor’ Philmore and comedian from Trinidad Tommy Joseph. With true Jamaican comedy from […]

TRINGO: 45 years of building community

By Michael Lashley I take great pleasure in celebrating the successes of others, particularly when those successes are achieved by a group that is steeped in community-building activities. It fits in nicely with one of my favourite principles of youth and community development: It takes a village to raise a child! We can all take […]

It's parang time again in TO

It's parang time again in TO

For Caribbean people – especially Trinis – Christmas is not Christmas without the sweet sounds of parang music. So last Sunday, Los Amigos held the first major parang show for the season in Toronto. And Oh, what a Night! Hundreds of parang lovers made their way to Rembrandt Banquet Hall in Scarborough to spree and […]