Tagged with Carnival

George Bailey’s legacy lives on (February 6, 2019)

George Bailey’s legacy lives on (February 6, 2019)

An atmosphere of energy and purpose surrounds the Bailey mas camp, as descendants and peers of legendary mas man George Bailey prepare to launch the band Bailey Dynasty Mas. The presentation, Tribal Fantasy, is being built by Bailey’s brother Albert, niece Leeann and grand-nieces Allendra and Amanda, along with Dexter MacLean and Geoffrey Serrette. The … Continue reading

The sky’s the limit for Lil Bitts (January 31, 2019)

The sky’s the limit for Lil Bitts (January 31, 2019)

“I’m a creative body and I feel like artists should not limit themselves.” This is the reasoning behind Shivonne “Lil Bitts” Churche-Isaacs’ expansion of her creativity into other spheres, with soca releases, a section in Ronnie and Caro’s mas band and performances with the National Theatre Arts Company of T&T. Churche-Isaacs has released two soca … Continue reading

Meditations on a Minshall mas (February 7, 2016)

Meditations on a Minshall mas (February 7, 2016)

“T&T mas has played the glory that was Greece, Imperial Rome, Africa, New Guinea, China, the Forbidden City and gone into realms of fantasy. There are no boundaries to the realms of the imagination.” Veteran masman Peter Minshall had those words for those who questioned the relevance of his 2016 Carnival King piece, “The Dying … Continue reading