Posted in July 2016

Freedom Morning Come (July 31, 2016)

The Emancipation Day play, “Freedom Morning Come,” written by Eintou Pearl Springer recreates the events of Emancipation Morning in T&T, as the Emancipation Proclamation was read out on the streets of the Governor’s house. It will be performed at 6 am on August 1 on the steps of the Treasury Building in Port of Spain.  … Continue reading

2016 African Film Festival opens (July 24, 2016)

2016 African Film Festival opens (July 24, 2016)

The second annual Film Festival put on by Africa Film Trinidad and Tobago (AFTT) will begin on July 25 and organizer Asha Lovelace is looking forward to another successful year. Originally published in the T&T Guardian on July 24, 2016 Lovelace is the Caribbean regional secretary of the Pan-African Federation of Filmmakers (FEPACI) and it … Continue reading

In tribute to Ma Story (July 10, 2016)

In tribute to Ma Story (July 10, 2016)

As the Applied Creative Arts program Arts-in-Action (AiA) celebrates its 22nd year of existence, it is honouring its founders and alumni during its annual summer programs. This year, the Discovery Camp, for children aged five to 13 years, honours Samantha Pierre, who was known for her portrayal of the character Ma Story.  This year’s theme … Continue reading