Festival of Plays on stage this week

Festival of Plays on stage this week

The Department of Creative and Festival Arts (DCFA) will present its annual New Director’s Forum: Festival of Plays between November 23 and 25. The Festival features six plays beginning at 6 pm and 8 pm on Friday and Saturday and 4 pm and 6 pm on Sunday. This annual student production showcases student directors pursuing … Continue reading

Khadine on a mission to help children with autism

Khadine on a mission to help children with autism

Khadine Ali-Rajah is the first ever psychologist to be certified in Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) in T&T. A branch of behavioural psychology, ABA is a research-based form of therapy which focuses on using positive strategies to change behaviour, and certified ABA therapists are in high demand worldwide. Ali-Rajah said therapists who pass the exam on … Continue reading

What Don’t You F**king Get About Domestic Violence?

Yesterday evening, news broke that Rachael Sukhdeo dropped the domestic violence suit against her millionaire husband Sheron Sukhdeo, saying that they’ve since reconciled their issues. And, r… Source: What Don’t You F**king Get About Domestic Violence?

Help Haitians, not the Disaster Capitalists

Help Haitians, not the Disaster Capitalists

Originally posted on Tillah Willah:
Disaster time again, for our sisters and brothers in Haiti. Already the vultures circle, using this tragedy as another opportunity to take advantage or worse, to engage in the pornography of suffering black bodies. Now is not the time for tears, hand-wringing, there are lots of organisations that are quietly doing…

Bitter Cassava revival is sweet (June 26, 2016)

Bitter Cassava revival is sweet (June 26, 2016)

“Hell hath no fury like a woman wronged.” “Your sins will come back to haunt you.” These sayings embody the spirit of Bitter Cassava, which tells a story of betrayal and revenge with a strong Trinbagonian flavour, delivering several strong emotional blows with a sprinkling of comedy to relieve the tension. The story touches on … Continue reading

Arielle plans on Goldsmiths MA (June 19, 2016)

Arielle plans on Goldsmiths MA (June 19, 2016)

Art educator and poet Arielle John exudes an aura of intensity and focus, whether performing Spoken Word on stage, talking about human rights activism or her work with teenagers. It’s little wonder that she’s been accepted by the prestigious Goldsmith University, University of London, to pursue a Masters of Arts (MA) in Performance and Culture. … Continue reading

Diary of a mothering worker. June 15, 2016.

Originally posted on grrlscene:
Post 228. “On behalf of the Government and People of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, I wish to convey heartfelt condolences to the President of the United States of America and the American People with respect to the unspeakable horrors of the June 12th attack on an Orlando, Florida nightclub,…