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Sunday, 26 June 2011 15:09

Barbados' Historic Bridgetown and Garrison made UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Barbados’ Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison have been inscribed as a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) World Heritage Site.
Tuesday, 14 June 2011 12:55

Berkeley dies at 70

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1307681034821n19Legendary masman Wayne Berkeley died yesterday evening at age 70.

In 2000, he suffered a severe stroke that left him paralysed on the right side of his body but never dulled his creativity.

Berkeley won the coveted Carnival Mas Large Band of the Year title a record 11 times, six times consecutively.

His most memorable presentations included Secrets Of The Sky, Genesis, Heromyth, Swan Lake, Titanic and Strike Up The Band.

Friday, 10 June 2011 12:49

A center for Caribbean culture is growing roots in New Brunswick

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The Raices Cultural Center in New Brunswick is dedicated to preserving culture, primarily the culture of Caribbean communities like Puerto Rico, Cuba, Haiti and other island countries.

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Monday, 23 May 2011 14:56

"Value of Performing Arts in US" Research Note, National Endowment for the Arts

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The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has just released a Research Note entitled, “Time and Money: Measuring the Value of Performing Arts Activities”. Using datasets from several federal sources, this study seeks to quantify themonetary and non-monetary value of the US’s performing arts sector.

Mindful that the US represents our largest and closest English-speaking market, your attention is drawn to the following key findings:

Monday, 23 May 2011 14:53

Cutting-edge entrepreneurship

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Port-of-Spain can become the creative city of the English-speaking Caribbean. The transformation has already began with areas such as Ariapita Avenue evolving into a commercial and social hot spot. This was the view of Dr. Keith Nurse, Director of the Shridath Ramphal Centre, UWI.

This article was presented by Dixie-Ann Dickson in
the Trinidad & Tobago Guardian Online.  View the link below.

Dr. Keith Nurse :Cutting-edge entrepreneurship

Monday, 23 May 2011 14:42

Pioneering film exchange programme to include filmmakers lab in second year

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Successful twinning programme focuses on screening socially relevant films

Two renowned film festivals are building on the successful and pioneering exchange programme to share the best of the Commonwealth’s diverse films and cultures. The exchange, taking place for a second year, between theZanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), Tanzania, and thetrinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) will see films from one region screened at the other.

Monday, 16 May 2011 14:25


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Sylma Brown-Bramble of the Caribbean Tourism Organization.
Photo credit: Margot Jordan Photo available here:

NEW YORK (May 12, 2011) - The CaribbeanTales New York Film Showcase was described as a "fantastic addition" to Caribbean Week in New York by the island region's tourism body.

The Caribbean Tourism Organization, made up of the region's governments, enthusiastically welcomed the Film Showcase to the huge Caribbean Week festivities in New York and hinted the partnership may extend to other markets where similar festivals are produced.

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