Tag Archive: dance

Spreading Trini vibes all over the world – NOW Toronto

Primarily based in Trinidad, DJ/producer Jillionaire (aka Christopher Leacock) knows a hell of a lot about emerging Toronto dance music talent. When the topic comes up, he reels off familiar names like Torro Torro, Bonjay and Zeds Dead as ones to watch
Caribana is supposed to be the largest street parade in all of North America, but I meet people in Toronto who’ve never been. Because I tend to play more for a hipster crowd now, I try to blend Caribbean music with current club music so people have a

Seven must-do parties in the Caribbean – Toronto Star

Seven must-do parties in the Caribbean
Toronto Star
Think Caribana. To the nth degree. Mark Stevens is a freelance writer based in Caledon, Ont. JUST THE FACTS ARRIVING: Air Canada has just launched a non-stop flight from Toronto to St. Thomas, a quick ferry ride away from Tortola.

McBurnie lived to dance – Trinidad Guardian

McBurnie lived to dance
Trinidad Guardian
The T&T Guardian concludes its tribute to great black women in history with our very own Beryl McBurnie—dancer, choreographer and founder of T&T’s first theatre—The Little Carib Theatre
Federal Parliament of Toronto in April 1958. In fact, the celebration in Canada in 1958 would influence the way Caribbean culture was understood in Canada. Her performances in Canada helped pave the way for Canada’s Caribana festival in the 1960s.

 

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