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  • Recording of June 2019: Carnival: The Sound of a People, Vol 1 17 May 2019 22:18 Stereophile Magazine Etienne Charles: Carnival: The Sound of a People, Vol 1 Etienne Charles, trumpet, percussion; Brian Hogans, Godwin Louis, alto saxophone; David Sánchez, tenor saxophone; Sullivan Fortner, James Francies, piano, Fender Rhodes; Alex Wintz, guitar; Luques …
  • ‘I love what I do’ 24 Mar 2019 06:22 Guyana Chronicle One professor’s lifelong dedication to teaching By Gabriella Chapman “I GREW up in a home where both parents were teachers and ardent musicians and all we wanted to be, were imitations of our parents.” Emulating her parents and dedicating all her life to …
  • Well done, soca men!  12 Mar 2019 00:01 Now Grenada by Arley Gill It has happened before! The first was a boy from the same parish, who was given the name Slinger Francisco by his parents, but known to the world as the “Mighty Sparrow’’. He was born in the small village of Grand Roy on 9 July 1935; he moved …
  • This Trinidad and Tobago steelband changed its tune, prompting discussion on a steelpan policy 03 Mar 2019 04:52 globalvoicesonline.org Invaders Steel Orchestra playing at the 2019 Panorama Semi-Finals at the Queen's Park Savannah in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Photo by Maria Nunes, used with permission. The lifeblood of Trinidad and Tobago's annual Carnival celebrations is new music; …
  • Daly Bread: Trying endless bramble on we; on narco ‘big fish’ and medium steel bands 24 Feb 2019 19:43 Wired 868 We now have belated confirmation—we knew it already—that, in addition to private capital, the source of which might be swanky neighbourhoods, funds for criminal enterprise are also drawn from linkages with public officials and the largesse of Government …
  • Neneh Cherry @ Roundhouse, London 18 Feb 2019 09:34 MusicOMH Neneh Cherry “It’s bloody Valentine’s Day!” proclaims Neneh Cherry, as she takes to the stage at Camden’s Roundhouse. This oxymoron is a perfect indication of what’s about to unfold. There may be a lot of love in the air, but Cherry is about to take us on …
  • Walkable Panorama City; POS Mayor and Works Minister have great opportunity for Panorama 16 Feb 2019 01:38 Wired 868 There is a kind of positive energy associated with Carnival and particularly with the steelband movement. Players survive on less sleep and exhibit discipline and high levels of productivity in order to learn their Panorama tune. This is something we need …
  • St. Lucia Seeks Help from CDB 10 Feb 2019 03:36 Voice BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS, February 7, 2019:– Saint Lucia is seeking more help from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in 2019 and has requested assistance from the regional institution in six areas. This was disclosed Thursday in Barbados at a regional press …
  • Daly Bread: Stubbornness that hurts; why climbing murder rate and Panorama issues persist 27 Jan 2019 20:33 Wired 868 Readers have surely noticed that each time the police high command claim credit for a temporary decrease in murders, the murderers mock them with a quick spike in killings. We refuse to accept that there are degrading social conditions which fuel gun and …
  • A home for Despers; Demming cries for Laventille’s iconic but homeless steelpan side 23 Jan 2019 05:26 Wired 868 A photograph by Maria Nunes stirred emotions in me that I thought I had quelled. I cry for Laventille when I remember the beauty of the people and the ambition and the sense of striving I grew up with. The callous may say, “Nostalgia!” But it was real. The …
  • Music in Parks 2019 | OurAuckland 07 Jan 2019 01:25 Auckland News When Saturday 12 January 2019, 3.00pm - Saturday 20 April 2019, 5.00pm Where Region wide, Auckland Cost Free Website musicinparks.co.nz With the arrival of the Kiwi summer comes Music in Parks, with 24 free outdoor gigs across Auckland.  The 2019 Music in …

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  • 61 sumptuous afternoon teas in Surrey and Hampshire 18 May 2019 11:18 GetSurrey Fancy a spot of tea with freshly baked scones loaded with strawberry jam and thick clotted cream? Surrey and north-east Hampshire is home to some wonderful venues serving exquisite cream teas for a spontaneous or special occassion. Complete with freshly …
  • Surrey's 10 most romantic restaurants according to TripAdvisor 18 May 2019 11:18 GetSurrey Whether you're looking to book a table for Valentine's Day or planning something special for a loved one, Surrey is not short of fine dining and award-winning restaurants. Complete with candlelights, bubbly and decadent desserts, some restaurants …
  • Fine dining eateries, spectacular brasseries and the best pub grub 18 May 2019 11:18 GetSurrey With so many fantastic restaurants on our doorstep, it wasn't easy to whittle down our favourites to just 50. From fine dining eateries at spectacular hotels, to hearty, wholesome grub at cosy gastro pubs, us Surrey folk have a lot of choice when it …
  • Dozens of Surrey restaurants make it into Harden's best restaurant guide 2017 18 May 2019 11:18 GetSurrey Harden's has released it's Best UK Restaurants 2017 guide - and more than a dozen eateries in Surrey feature in it. The book now in its 26th edition, is driven by a survey using reviews from members of the public and lists everything from the best …
  • Surrey's 10 best vegetarian friendly restaurants in 2019 according to TripAdvisor 12 May 2019 23:28 Get Surrey Eating out if you are vegetarian or vegan has become much easier than it ever used to be. Pubs, cafés, restaurants and even bakeries have introduced far more meat-free options to its menus over the past couple of years as more and more people adopt a plant …
  • 58 places in Surrey you should take everyone who comes to visit, including hidden gems 06 May 2019 22:31 Get Surrey If you've got friends or family coming to stay with you, you might be thinking about how you can entertain them. Whether it's for a night, a bank holiday weekend or a week, if they are visiting Surrey for the very first time no doubt they will want …
  • Surrey's best places for dinner in 2019 according to TripAdvisor 28 Apr 2019 05:29 Get Surrey Many of us love going our for dinner, may it be with friends, family or on a romantic date, and Surrey is home to some fantastic restaurants. If you always tend to choose the same place every time you go out to eat and fancy trying somewhere new, work your …
  • The best places to eat and drink in the Surrey Hills, chosen by chef Steve Drake 04 Apr 2019 15:25 Telegraph.co.uk Steve Drake is the chef-patron of Sorrel Restaurant in Dorking, which was named AA Restaurant of the Year 2019. Sorrel also received a Michelin star last October. Less than a year after opening Drake joined three other Michelin-starred Surrey restaurants: …
  • The top 10 most popular winter wedding venues on Instagram revealed  29 Nov 2018 09:05 Charleston Daily Mail With its sprawling stately homes, manicured botanical gardens and quaint country churches, it's little wonder Britain is home to some of the most Instagrammable winter wedding venues on the planet.  Now the most popular settings in the UK for festive …
  • Michelin stars 2019 announced and Surrey now home to FOUR top restaurants 03 Oct 2018 01:31 Get Surrey The Michelin stars for Great Britain and Ireland 2019 were revealed at a live event in London on Monday (October 1). Announced on stage at the BFI IMAX cinema in Waterloo, four restaurants in Surrey picked up a famous star (making that one more than last …
  • The AA names the UK's best hotels, pubs and restaurants in its 2018 Hospitality Awards 25 Sep 2018 13:13 Charleston Daily Mail If any award can lay claim to being the ‘Oscars of the UK hospitality industry’ then it’s the AA's. Each year it hands out gongs for ‘hotel of the year’, ‘restaurant of the year’, ‘pub of the year’, ‘chefs chef’, ‘hotel group of the year’, ‘eco hotel …