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  • Dear Editor: Phase Two steals Big Five night; should we add a Lil One for the foreigners? 30 Oct 2019 09:03 Wired 868 The following letter, designed to ‘offer a few thoughts on the recent Big Five pan concert, staged at the Queen’s Park Savannah last Saturday evening’, was submitted to Wired868 by Earl Best, who asked that we stress that pan music is emphatically NOT one …
  • UM students take on Miami Carnival 2019 17 Oct 2019 19:55 Hurricane Mirza Tanis, 22, shows off her Haitian flag and costume at Miami Carnival. Photo credit: Jayda Graham Miami Carnival is a festive, week-long celebration that highlights Caribbean culture through a series of events, such as J’Ouvert, the Steelband Panorama …
  • One of the masters 06 Oct 2019 08:00 Stabroek News It could well be that my time as a musician has left me prejudiced, but I have long felt that there are striking examples of creative genius about in the musical world that we glide by without noticing or appreciating what is sitting right there before us …
  • Altamont Court founder gets emotional farewell 24 Sep 2019 11:52 Jamaica Observer FAMILY members, loved ones and well-wishers on Saturday bade farewell to Terence “Terry” Jarrett, founder of the Altamont Court Hotel, at an emotional funeral service Saturday at Stella Maris Catholic Church in St Andrew. Jarrett died at age 81 after a …
  • Daly Bread: On the bright side: gleaning hope from the steelband movement 08 Sep 2019 17:45 Wired 868 When our politicians fail us, rather than responding on the issues, they commonly pursue attacks on critics and angry dismissals of so-called negativity. They are however so blinded by their own rhetoric and the flattery of their satellites that they do …
  • Daly Bread: The acclamation of words; why we don’t need foreign experts to fight crime 02 Sep 2019 00:10 Wired 868 As violent crime continues to overwhelm us, I noted last week the prime minister’s apparent adoption of the concept of violence as ‘a public health issue’ and his intention (unnecessarily as we shall see) to seek the assistance of a foreign expert on the …
  • Notting Hill carnival can unite divided country, organisers say 24 Aug 2019 06:51 The Guardian The Notting Hill carnival is the ideal way to bring together a divided country and remember those who have been caught up in the Windrush scandal, its organisers have said. Matthew Phillip, the carnival’s executive director, said the event – which takes …
  • ‘Pan and Powder’ fills ‘Trini’ streets 23 Aug 2019 08:22 Guyana Chronicle – Guyana’s National Steel Orchestra stuns crowd THE street steelpan parade dubbed “Pan and Powder” filled the streets of Trinidad on Wednesday night as thousands enjoyed Trinidad’s national instrument. The front row of players of the National Steel …
  • Daly Bread: From Bolsonaro to Griffith, are we tackling crime from the wrong end? 12 Aug 2019 00:54 Wired 868 Approximately one year ago, shortly after his appointment, Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith likened the criminal elements to ‘cockroaches’ and added that those cockroaches should be ‘crushed’. The Commissioner has company. The following report …
  • The Traceys- An intergenerational story of African music In Africa 01 Aug 2019 08:30 Africa News There are striking parallels between Hugh and Andrew’s work and that of the Lomax family in the US. John Lomax was an ethnomusicologist who did numerous field recordings of blues, cowboy, folk and chain-gang music. John and his son Alan began recording in …
  • New Dimension dedicates Pan Xpression win to fallen comrade 08 Jul 2019 19:17 Now Grenada by Curlan Campbell, NOW Grenada Pan Xpression (Bomb Tune) win dedicated to Adrina Byam Defending arranger Cordel Byam described moment as bittersweet New Dimension Steel Orchestra dedicated their Pan Xpression (Bomb Tune) win to Adrina Byam, a long- …

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  • 61 sumptuous afternoon teas in Surrey and Hampshire 07 Nov 2019 09:31 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 07 Nov 2019 09:31 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 07 Nov 2019 09:31 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 07 Nov 2019 09:31 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 …
  • The 21 fine dining restaurants in Surrey with AA Rosettes 19 Oct 2019 15:06 Get Surrey The 27th edition of the AA Restaurant Guide has been published and it features 21 eateries in Surrey. Inspected for culinary excellence, these selected restaurants are not your average dining spots, think dress codes, taster menus and a lengthy waiting …
  • Four Surrey restaurants retain Michelin stars in 2020 guide 08 Oct 2019 23:19 Get Surrey The Michelin guide 2020 has been revealed and it features four restaurants in Surrey. The list was announced on Monday evening (October 7) at a glittery affair at The Hurlingham Club in Fulham, London. Of the 187 Michelin starred restaurants in Great …
  • 21 of the best places to drink Champagne in Surrey including hidden gems 15 Aug 2019 05:18 Get Surrey There's nothing quite like raising a glass of Champagne to toast a special occasion. Whether you're celebrating exam results, a birthday, new job, engagement or Valentine's Day, we have put together a list of places where you can enjoy a glass …
  • Consider fostering a pet in need 08 Aug 2019 04:09 Examiner.net By Gisele GambleSpecial to The Examiner Wednesday Aug 7, 2019 at 2:55 PM Animals Best Friends is looking for foster homes for its rescues. Animals that live in foster homes before they are adopted into their forever homes adapt to their permanent homes …
  • We tried Surrey's best place for afternoon tea and this is what it was like 20 Jul 2019 17:02 Get Surrey *Save for the weekend* Not that I need an excuse to indulge in cake, but Afternoon Tea Week returns on August 12-18 so I decided to try Surrey's best rated spot for tea and scones. I had the pleasure of tucking into all of my favourite foods with …
  • The 10 best restaurants with a view in Surrey according to TripAdvisor 06 Jul 2019 10:13 Get Surrey A restaurant with a view can elevate your dining experience and there are some spots in Surrey that certainly have the wow-factor. From riverside locations to grand hotel destinations, diners are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing somewhere …
  • Surrey's 10 best family friendly hotels in 2019 according to TripAdvisor 15 Jun 2019 05:55 Get Surrey As we approach the school summer holidays, some parents might be considering a staycation rather than jetting off abroad. After all, navigating airports and sitting on long flights with little ones in tow can be stressful rather than relaxing. But trying …