Culture and The Arts

T+T Actors Winning and Waiting

Even as Trinidad and Tobago’s Mishael  Morgan was triumphantly brandishing her Emmy Award in LA on  the  night of Saturday June 25, another young talented Trini named Akil Gerard Williams was quietly working a New York stage at  this year’s edition of BAMcinemaFest, a vital annual showcase of independent filmmakers. “The Young and the Restless” …

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Checking out the Many Hidden Benefits Of the Sleeping Giant Called Carnival

Observing the deluge of exciting  artistic moveable feasts  which have spontaneously erupted on the TT landscape with the opening up of the country after two years of COVID – 19 repression, one is forced to surmise whether the authorities are really abreast with the real benefits gained  from what seems to be a super wealth- …

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SXSW’s Lineup For Return To In-Person Festival Includes Movies With Sandra Bullock, Nicolas Cage, Pete Davidson, Rose Byrne & More

By Anthony D’Alessandro Anthony D’Alessandro Editorial Director/Box Office Editor SXSW After being online the past two years because of Covid, SXSW’s film festival returns with a vibrant in-person edition for its 29th edition, which will run March 11-20, 2022. The lineup revealed Wednesday includes the types of rollercoaster, Hollywood event films for which the Austin-based fest is …

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The Sweet-and-Sour After-Taste of T+T Carnival 2020

Unlike the usual Carnival Tuesday mornings  we have come to  know, Trinidad and Tobago is not currently a scene of constant reverberations of positive celebrations  under a warm Caribbean sky. There are no hordes of Mas players and musicians pumping on trucks in quiet sensual frenzy, waiting impatiently  to break out into  prancing and dancing …

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Say Chee$e!

He might have been first seen as a 32-year old  Caribbean-island  novice newly-arrived in California to pursue an acting career.  But  an early  response posted on FaceBook after learning that “Chee$e” would receive the attention of  industry movers and shakers at the South-by-South West Film Festival in Texas next month, has shown him in a …

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The Shell/Invaders Lesson about What makes a Great Relationship

The global oil giant, Shell and the Invaders steel band of Trinidad and Tobago provide a most  outstanding example  of how different elements from extreme ends of the social spectra on both sides of the world, can form and successfully evolve an enduring, productive relationship against all odds.Many have pondered on how  a dominating  international  …

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