Posted in June 2016

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,…

Amoroso recalls a rich career (June 5, 2016)

Amoroso recalls a rich career (June 5, 2016)

Playwright, director and actor Ronald Amoroso credits his early influences in life growing up in South Trinidad and studying abroad with his later success in the theatre. The 81-year-old also studied as a civil engineer and told the audience at the Monday Night Theatre forum that he uses the techniques of the two disciplines interchangeably. … Continue reading

I-She dazzles again (June 5, 2016)

I-She dazzles again (June 5, 2016)

The audience at the gala performance of Shades of I-She: Every Woman’s Story on April 27 was held spellbound by the powerful performances. Audience members said the play, written and directed by Eintou Pearl Springer and put on by the Indigenous Creative Arts Network (ICAN), grabbed them by the throat with its intensity. Patron of … Continue reading