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International Recording artist, Thomas Mapfumo comes to Broward Center
FT. LAUDERDALE - They say that outspoken musician Thomas Mapfumo is better known in Zimbabwe than the country’s president.
As he faced more and more limitations on his own musical freedom (he has been jailed and his songs banned from Zimbabwe’s state-dominated radio and press), Mapfumo moved to America.
But according to CalabashMusic.com...Read More...
Marketing and Publicity crucial to CARIFESTA X
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - The curtains came down as fireworks went up at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday 1 October, to mark the end of the Ninth Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA IX).
As part of the ceremonial closure of CARIFESTA IX, which ran from September 22 through October...Read More...
Elvis White comes to Miami Carnival Main Stage
MIAMI - British Virgin Island Group Elvis White returns to Miami this week to perform at several mainstay events including the Miami carnival parade and festival.
Last night, Elvis was at the Opium Garden, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, along with the Trini Boyz while tonight, October 5th, they are set to perform at Bongos Cuban...Read More...
BET J Celebrates A Royal Birthday Aboard A Royal Liner
NEW YORK – BET J deepens its partnership with the travel and tourism industry this month when the network airs a three part reality mini-series set aboard Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. Produced by actress Kim Fields with executive producers BET J and Dianne Williams, Royal Caribbean International's manager of multicultural marketing,...Read More...
Diaspora Vibe Gallery Presents Off The Wall: Experimental Lab Series Paint as an Object Alejandro Contreras
MIAMI - Diaspora Vibe presents Paint as an Object by Alejandro Contreras.
Using layers of dry paint Contreras reconfigures and creates new ways of how paint is used as an object. How it is applied, plays with many visual elements. Contreras focuses on paint as an object and on the process to develop his body of work.
His paintings...Read More...
Antigua and Barbuda Association of Florida to celebrate the country’s 25th Year of Independence
MIAMI - On Saturday, November 11, 2006, Antigua and Barbuda Association of Florida Inc. will commemorate the Twenty Fifth Anniversary of their Country’s Independence from Great Britain at their annual Banquet at the Inverrary Golf & Country Club in Lauderhill.
Antigua and Barbuda Association of Florida Inc is a 501(C) 3 tax-exempt...Read More...
Education and Health Organizations benefit from Art Off The Main
NEW YORK — ART OFF THE MAIN: The Show of African, Caribbean, & Latin American Art—an annual display of the painting, sculpture, and photography of Diaspora arts from cultures around the world—is on a mission to raise awareness for the artistic aspects of African, Caribbean, and Latin culture, and to also highlight the social issues...Read More...
FREE OUR MINDS
Written by: Opal O. Murray, Life Coach
HOLLYWOOD - Emancipation! A powerful word that creates images of physical freedom. Images of being victorious. Images of being free from bondage imposed by others. We have images of the Israelites coming out of Egypt.
We think of the Africans in the Americas being declared free...Read More...
DESIRES, A Collection of Caribbean Short Stories by Vaughn T. Stanford
Review by: CHJ Rousseau
TRINIDAD - In Desires, a collection of short stories by Trinidadian Vaughn T. Stanford, the writer holds up a mirror to our eyes, and by some arcane osmotic process we become more than merely the observer: we are the mirror itself, and the reflection.
Writer/teacher Stanford selects appropriately...Read More...
Bahamas to host major international pageant
NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Bahamas will host its first major international pageant, the 35th Annual Miss Intercontinental Pageant October 6-17 at the Kendal G.L. Isaacs Gymnasium.
Mrs. Gaynell Rolle, chairperson of the Miss Bahamas Universe Committee, announced at a recent press conference at the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Housing...Read More...
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