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  • 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- …
  • The Lauderhill Steel Ensemble, Miami Carnival 2018 Panorama Steelband of the Year 20 Jun 2019 17:10 National Weekly In celebration of Black Music Month tribute is being paid to steelpan music, a genre of black music, and The Lauderhill Steel Ensemble, Miami Carnival’s 2018 Panorama, Steelband of the Year. The Lauderhill Steel Ensemble (LSE) had its beginnings in 2003 …
  • The Lauderhill Steel Ensemble, Miami Carnival 2018 Panorama Steelband of the Year 12 Jun 2019 09:33 South Florida Caribbean News Black Music Month Spotlight: Steelpan & The Lauderhill Steel Ensemble  SOUTH FLORIDA – In celebration of Black Music Month we pay tribute to steelpan music a genre of black music and The Lauderhill Steel Ensemble, Miami Carnival’s 2018 Panorama …
  • Demming: People are our only resource! Petrotrin axing and vague plans haunt T&T 26 May 2019 18:05 Wired 868 I drove past the Petrotrin refinery one night and felt the stillness that darkness provides. In my imagination, I saw the stare of thousands of eyes from the darkness. It is now six months since Petrotrin chairman Wilfred Espinet wielded his axe, with the …
  • 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 …

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  • 61 sumptuous afternoon teas in Surrey and Hampshire 17 Sep 2019 20:36 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 17 Sep 2019 20:36 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 17 Sep 2019 20:36 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 17 Sep 2019 20:36 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Michelin starred restaurant The Tudor Room appoints new head chef - what to expect 04 Jun 2019 00:33 Get Surrey Located in a gorgeous five star hotel, The Tudor Room in Egham is one of Surrey's four Michelin starred restaurants. Open just four days a week and with only 24 covers, anyone wanting to experience the exclusive dining room inside the historic Great …
  • 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 …