Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Event: CARIFESTA XIV: “Nisha Madaran LIVE at The Little Carib Theatre” on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 @ 7:00pm–10:00pm at The Little Carib Theatre — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

“Nisha Madaran LIVE” August 21, 2019 @ Little Carib Theater
Event:  “Nisha Madaran LIVE at The Little Carib Theatre” on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 @ 7:00pm–10:00pm at The Little Carib Theatre — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details - Where: Little Carib Theatre, Corner White Street & Roberts Street, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Telephone: (868) 622-4644; Email: littlecarib@gmail.com; Websites: CARIFESTA XIV: Nisha Madaran LIVE-Facebook and Little Carib Theater-Facebook
Event Description: “CARIFESTA XIV: 'Nisha Madaran LIVE at The Little Carib Theatre' on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 @ 7:00pm–10:00pm ... LIVE at the Little Carib Theatre tonight, and again at the Central Bank Auditorium tomorrow, is the amazingly talented Nisha Mandaran, out of the beautiful country of Suriname! Starting at 7:00pm, join us as we witness together, this talented voice! Tickets available at: Little Carib Theatre Box Office - 622-4644 or email littlecarib@gmail.com ...”Read more: CARIFESTA XIV: Nisha Madaran LIVE-Facebook and Little Carib Theater-Facebook
For further information: CARIFESTA XIV: Nisha Madaran LIVE-Facebook and Little Carib Theater-Facebook.

Event: Movie Night at the Art Society: Second Screening of “Bazodee” on Thursday, August 22, 2019 @ 7:00-9:00pm at ASTT -- Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

“Bazodee” on Aug 22, 2019 at ASTT
Event:  Movie Night at the Art Society: Second Screening of “Bazodee” on Thursday, August 22, 2019 @ 7:00-9:00pm at ASTT -- Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details - Location: The Art Society of Trinidad and Tobago; Cor. Jamaica Blvd & St Vincent Ave; Federation Park, Port of Spain; Trinidad and Tobago, W.I.; Tel: (868) 622-9827 or (868) 738-8273; Email: admin@artsocietytt.org
Event Description: “Missed the movie last night? No problem ... Please join us for a Second Screening of 'Bazodee' on Thursday, August 22, 2019 @ 7:00-9:00pm. Call 622-9827 between 12pm-6pm to get listed. Admission is free, contributions welcome. Also, we have a self-service, TRUST BAR, for a little snack at $5.00 each item ...”Read more: Art Society TT-Facebook and Art Society TT
For further information: Art Society TT-Facebook and Art Society TT.

Event: CARIFESTA XIV Symposia 2019 “Journey Round Myself” - continues through Thursday, August 22, 2019 @ 9am-5pm at UWI St. Augustine Campus — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

CARIFESTA XIV: Journey Round Myself” Aug 19-22, 2019 in T&T
Event: CARIFESTA XIV Symposia 2019 “Journey Round Myself” from Monday, August 19, 2019 through Thursday, August 22, 2019 @ 9am-5pm at UWI St. Augustine Campus — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details – Where: Department of the Creative & Festival Arts (DCFA), UWI St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Contact Info: CARIFESTA XIV Secretariat, Cor. Jerningham Avenue Ave and Queen's Park East, Port-of-Spain; Telephone: (868) 463-6619; Email: carifesta2019@gmail.com; Websites: CARIFESTA XIV: Journey Round Myself, CARIFESTA XIV and CARIFESTA XIV-Facebook
Event Description: “CARIFESTA XIV Symposia 2019 'Journey Round Myself' from Monday, August 19, 2019 through Thursday, August 22, 2019 @ 9am-5pm at the Department of the Creative & Festival Arts (DCFA), UWI St. Augustine Campus — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies: The symposia will examine the variety of contexts in which art practitioners, researchers, creative entrepreneurs, artist managers, funders and policy makers operate. CARIFESTA XIV 2019 will host the Symposia with the theme 'Journey Round Myself: Crossing Borders, Strengthening Connections, Breaking Boundaries' which is taken from the title of an article 'Journey Round Myself' written by Errol Hill in 1999 ... The symposium will examine the variety of contexts in which art practitioners, researchers, creative entrepreneurs, artist managers, funders and policy makers operate. It will enable comparisons, co-learning, and exchanges on these issues and encourage building bridges between cultural research and practice ...”Read more: CARIFESTA XIV: Journey Round Myself, CARIFESTA XIV and CARIFESTA XIV-Facebook
Carifesta XIV EVENTS: “Events will include: Caribbean country nights to showcase unique arts and cultures in the region; Special events in dance, music visual arts, film theatre and fashion; A Youth Village; Community Festivals; Street Festivals; Super Concert with the Caribbean’s top artistes from various islands; Caribbean Film Festival; Fashion Shows top with Caribbean Designers; Panyard; Literary Festival; Caribbean Jazz Show; J’ouvert; Live Music District; Visual Art Tours and Exhibitions; Culinary demonstrations and cook-offs; Rum Shop; Caribbean Cuisine; and more ...”Read more: CARIFESTA XIV and CARIFESTA XIV-Facebook
For further information: CARIFESTA XIV: Journey Round Myself, T&T CDCA-CARIFESTA XIV, CARIFESTA XIV and CARIFESTA XIV-Facebook. For the full schedule: CARIFESTA XIV - Schedule.

Exhibition: “Parade” by Glenn Roopchand - show runs through Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 101 Art Gallery — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

“Parade” by Glenn Roopchand Aug 18-22, 2019 at 101 Art Gallery
Exhibition: “Parade” by Glenn Roopchand - Opening Reception on Sunday, August 18, 2019 @ 12:00pm-6:00pm; show runs through Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 101 Art Gallery — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Where: 101 Art Gallery; Location: 84 Woodford Street, Newtown, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, W.I.; Tel: (868) 628-4081; Email: marknpereira@gmail.com
Event Description: “Please join us for the upcoming exhibition 'Parade' by Glenn Roopchand - Opening Reception on Sunday, August 18, 2019 @ 12:00pm-6:00pm; show runs through Thursday, August 22, 2019. This is a Self-Managed Exhibition at 101 Art Gallery, Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies ...”Read more: 101 Art Gallery  and 101 Art Gallery-Facebook
For further information about the Venue:  101 Art Gallery  and 101 Art Gallery-Facebook.

Exhibition: “Imprint” by Shannon Alonzo - show continues through Thursday, August 22, 2019 at The LOFTT Gallery — Trinidad & Tobago, WI

“Imprint” by Shannon Alonzo Aug 12-22, 2019 at The LOFTT Gallery
Exhibition: “Imprint” by Shannon Alonzo - Opening Reception on Monday, August 12, 2019 @ 6:30pm-9:30pm; Artist Talk on Saturday, August 17, 2019 @ 6:00pm-7:00pm; show continues through Thursday, August 22, 2019 at The LOFTT Gallery — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details - Where: The LOFTT Gallery, 63 Rosalino Street, Woodbrook, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; Contact: Horizons Art Gallery; Location: 37 Mucurapo Road, St. James, Trinidad, WI; Telephone: (868) 380-3684; Email: lofttgallery@gmail.com; Websites: The LOFTT Gallery-Facebook
Event Description: “The LOFTT Gallery, Port of Spain is pleased to present 'Imprint by Shannon Alonzo' - Archival. Authentic. Memory. Shannon Alonzo (Visual Artist, Designer based in Trinidad & Tobago) continues her exploration of Caribbean identity-ies in her most recent body of work entitled: 'IMPRINT.' The LOFTT Gallery invites you to join us for the Opening Night of this show, on Friday 09 August 2019 at 6.30pm. SAVE THE DATE : Artist Talk takes place on Saturday 17 August from 6 - 7pm. All are invited ...”  — Read more: The LOFTT Gallery-Facebook
For further information: The LOFTT Gallery-Facebook.

Exhibition: Horizons Art Gallery presents “Art At The Hilton: Extended Vacation” - show continues through Thursday, August 22, 2019 at the Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

“Extended Vacation”
August 15-22 by Horizons Art Gallery
Exhibition: Horizons Art Gallery presents “Art At The Hilton: Extended Vacation” - Opening Reception on Thursday, August 15, 2019 @ 6:00pm-7:30pm; show continues through Thursday, August 22, 2019 at the Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details - Where: Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre, Lady Young Rd, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; Contact: Horizons Art Gallery; Location: 37 Mucurapo Road, St. James, Trinidad, WI; Telephone: (868) 628-9769 and (868) 297-5105; Email: info@horizonsartgallery.com
Event Description: “Exhibition: ‘Art at the Hilton’ is an on-going monthly project between The Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre and Horizons Art Gallery. 'Extended Vacation' features several artists including Karen Hale Jackson, Christine Norton, Gail Pantin and many more. Opening night: Thurs 15 Aug 2019; Time: 6pm to 7:30pm. Exhibition continues until Thurs 22 Aug 2019. Also available for the duration of the show: Nightly Art Dinner - 4 course dinner specially crafted by Executive Chef Jose Gutierrez for $275; Nightly Drink Specials at Samaan3 Bar (5:30pm-7:30pm) - Bar drinks $40, premium brands $60. Please call 628-9769 for further details at Horizons Art Gallery ...”  — Read more: Horizons Art Gallery-Facebook and Horizons Art Gallery
About Horizons Art Gallery: “Arrive at the blue building with the purple door and as you enter you are greeted by friendly and courteous staff, willing to assist and offer competent advice. Visit the Art Gallery next door and soak up the ambience of being surrounded by beautiful art work. On view are paintings by some of Trinidad's top artists, with prices to suit any budget. And visitors to these sunny shores need have no worries about transporting a precious acquisition as packaging and shipping of art can easily be arranged at Horizons ... So do come by, call or email for information. We are always glad to be of service.”Read more: Horizons Art Gallery
For further information about the gallery: Horizons Art Gallery and Horizons Art Gallery-Facebook. For further information about the Hilton: Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre-Facebook.

Event: “caribBEING House” on Thursday, August 22, 2019 @ 11:00am–6:00pm at the Brooklyn Museum — Brooklyn, New York USA

caribBEING House  August 22, 2019 at the Brooklyn Museum
(Image: 'Caribpolitan' by Andrea Pippins courtesy caribBEING)
Event: “caribBEING House” on Thursday, August 22, 2019 @ 11:00am–6:00pm at the Brooklyn Museum — Brooklyn, NY USA; Event Details: Where: Brooklyn Museum; Location: 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York 11238-6052, Telephone: (718) 638-5000; General Hours: Wednesday: 11am–6pm, Thursday: 11am–10pm and Friday–Sunday: 11am–6pm; Websites: caribBEING House at the Brooklyn Museum, caribBEING-Facebook and caribBEING
Event Description: “Back by Popular Demand: 'caribBEING House' on Thursday, August 22, 2019 @ 11:00am–6:00pm at the Brooklyn Museum in the Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden, 1st Floor: Mobile art center 'caribBEING House' is back in residence throughout the month of August. Stop by to see the spotlight exhibition Close-Lines, which features a site-specific installation by Cuban photographer Alexis Ruiseco-Lombera. Free with Museum general admission (purchase tickets for Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion separately) ...”Read more: caribBEING House at the Brooklyn Museum, caribBEING-Facebook and caribBEING
About caribBeing: “Conceptualized in 1999, CARIBBEING is a multidisciplinary cultural hub dedicated to showcasing Caribbean culture + art + film in Greater New York City and around the world. Part of CARIBBEING’s mission is to illuminate the Caribbean experience as well as its significant impact in NYC and Diaspora communities ... Based in Brooklyn, NY aka Little Caribbean, CARIBBEING spans contemporary culture and is a hub for creativity and collaborations with some of the Caribbean’s most visionary talent and innovative brands ... and has grown into a global movement ...”Read more: caribBEING House at the Brooklyn Museum, caribBEING-Facebook and caribBEING
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Event: “trinidad+tobago film festival/19” CARIFESTA Edition - continues through Friday, August 23, 2019 — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

ttff/19” CARIFESTA Edition Aug 17–23, 2019
Event: “trinidad+tobago film festival/19” CARIFESTA Edition begins on Saturday, August 17, 2019; continues through Friday, August 23, 2019 — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details - TTFF, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago; Contact Info: Phone: +1 868-223-2278; Email: hello@ttfilmfestival.com; Website: ttff-2019
Event Description: “2019’s iteration of the festival, ttff/19 carifesta edition, will be held in August – rather than September – to coincide with the largest regional celebration of culture in all its forms, CARIFESTA XIV. The annual ttff, now in its fourteenth year, has become a mainstay of Trinidad and Tobago’s cultural calendar, and is well-established as the premiere film festival of the English-speaking Caribbean. All are invited to a stellar presentation of films from T+T and the Caribbean. The film festival will run from 17–23 August, with free screenings at Academy For the Performing Arts Trinidad & Tobago (APA), Southern Academy for the Performing Arts (SAPA), Naparima Bowl and Shaw Park Complex. You’re also invited to screenings, limes and parties at Grundlos Kollektiv and Medulla Gallery, Drink Lounge & Bistro, San Fernando Hill, Trinidad, and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Trinidad ...”Read more: ttff 2019  and ttff 2019-Facebook
About ttff: “The trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) celebrates films from and about the Caribbean and its diaspora, as well as from world cinema, through an annual festival and year-round screenings. In addition, the ttff seeks to facilitate the growth of Caribbean cinema by offering a wide-ranging industry programme and networking opportunities. The ttff is set to create a Caribbean Film Mart + Regional Film Database ... As we continue to promote and foster the development of Caribbean films, we’re pleased to be presenting a selection of critically acclaimed, award-winning Caribbean feature films at this year’s trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) ...” Read more: ttff 2019  and ttff 2019-Facebook
For further information: ttff 2019 Event Page-Facebook, ttff 2019  and ttff 2019-Facebook.

ttff/18 - video by ttfilmfestival

Event: “BAC Gallery Exhibition: Young Artists” - show continues through Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Pelican Art Gallery, Bridgetown — Barbados, WI

BAC Gallery's “Young Artists” Aug 11-24, 2019 at Pelican Art Gallery
Event: “BAC Gallery Exhibition: Young Artists” - Opening Ceremony on Sunday, August 11, 2019 @ 5:00pm-8:00pm; show continues through Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Pelican Art Gallery — Barbados, West Indies; Event Details – Where: Pelican Art Gallery, 20 Pelican Craft Center, Harbour Road, Bridgetown, BB21034, Barbados, West Indies; Tele: (246) 426-4385; Website: Barbados Arts Council-Facebook and What's On in Barbados-BAC Gallery Exhibition
Event Description: “The Barbados Arts Council (BAC) gallery presents their latest Group Exhibition entitled 'Young Artists' - Opening Ceremony on Sunday, August 11, 2019 @ 5:00pm-8:00pm; show continues through Saturday, August 24, 2019. This is an exhibition by recent graduates of Barbados Community College Fine Arts Division. It focuses on emerging female artists under 30 y.o. Featuring the works of: Simone Asia, Jadisa A. Andwele, Theresa Bailey, Keisha Carrington, Joanna Crichlow, Doreen Edwards, Alanis Aaliyah Forde, Anna Gibson, Versia Abeda Harris, Nyssa Haynes-Holder, Gabrielle Moore, Akilah Watts, Karen Birch, Sade Phoenix, Shari Phoenix, Sheri AnnMarié Nicholls; Curator - Kathy Yearwood. Normal Gallery opening times are: Mon to Fri 10:00am to 5:00pm; Sat 9:00am to 1:00pm. For more information, call 426-4385; Admission: FREE; Venue: Pelican Art Gallery, Pelican Village, Harbour Road, Bridgetown ...”Read more: Barbados Arts Council-Facebook and What's On in Barbados-BAC Gallery Exhibition
For further information: Barbados Arts Council-Facebook and What's On in Barbados-BAC Gallery Exhibition.

Event: “Art Walk at Marina Village” next on Saturday, August 24, 2019 @ 2:00pm-10:00pm at Atlantis Paradise Island — The Bahamas, WI

“Art Walk Marina Village” Aug 24 2019 at Atlantis Paradise Island
Event: “Art Walk at Marina Village” on Saturday, August 24, 2019 @ 2:00pm-10:00pm at Atlantis Paradise Island at the Atlantis Paradise Island — The Bahamas, West Indies; Event Details: Place: Atlantis Paradise Island; Location: 1 Casino Drive, Nassau City, New Providence, Bahamas; Phone: 888-877-7525; Website: Atlantis Paradise Island and Atlantis Paradise Island-Events
Event Description: “Atlantis, Paradise Island resort in The Bahamas invites you to enjoy art, crafts and music by Bahamian artisans. Sample locally grown and made products. Every second and fourth Saturday 2pm-10pm at the Marina Village ...”Read more: Atlantis Paradise Island and Atlantis Paradise Island-Events
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Event: “Sak Pase! Little Haiti Bus Tours” next on Saturday, August 24, 2019 @ 10am, 1pm & 3pm at The Caribbean Marketplace at The Little Haiti Cultural Complex — Miami, FL USA

“Sak Pase! Little Haiti Bus Tours” August 24, 2019
at Little Haiti-Caribbean Marketplace
Event: “Sak Pase! Little Haiti Bus Tours” next on Saturday, August 24, 2019 @ 10am, 1pm & 3pm at The Caribbean Marketplace at The Little Haiti Cultural Complex — Miami, FL; Event Details - Location: Caribbean Marketplace; 5925 Northeast 2nd Avenue, Miami, Florida 33137, Phone: (305) 960-2969; Websites: Sak Pase! Little Haiti Bus Tours, Little Haiti Cultural Complex and Little Haiti Cultural Complex-Facebook
Event Description: “This Miami neighborhood is the cultural heart of the Haitian diaspora. Waves of Haitian immigrants sought refuge here in the ’80s, resulting in a bright, ever-present celebration of all things Caribbean that can be found in galleries, museums, family-owned restaurants, and bookstores. Rooted in deep history and supported by a community of versatile leaders, Little Haiti has organically become home to one of Miami’s most vibrant arts scenes. Book a tour with us and discover the amazing neighborhood of Little Haiti. (Tours Discounted in Partnership with the Greater Miami Convention & Visitor's Bureau); MEETING POINT: Caribbean Marketplace | 5925 NE 2nd Ave Miami, Florida, 33137; PRICE: $25; Private Tours Also Available Upon Request ...”Read more: Sak Pase! Little Haiti Bus Tours, Little Haiti Cultural Complex and Little Haiti Cultural Complex-Facebook
About Little Haiti Cultural Complex: “The mission of the City of Miami's Little Haiti Cultural Complex is to present and preserve Afro-Caribbean cultures‚ inspire the next generation of leaders and leverage arts and culture as tools for transformation and community building ...”Read more: Little Haiti Cultural Complex and Little Haiti Cultural Complex-Facebook
For further information: Sak Pase! Little Haiti Bus Tours, Little Haiti-Caribbean Marketplace, Little Haiti Cultural Complex and Little Haiti Cultural Complex-Facebook.

Saturdays at the Caribbean Marketplace in Little Haiti - video by Little Haiti Cultural Complex

Event: “Afro-Caribbean Day Festival” on Saturday, August 24, 2019 @ 3:00pm-10:00pm at Coney Art Walls — Brooklyn NY USA

Afro-Caribbean Day Festival” Aug 24, 2019 at Coney Island
Event: “Afro-Caribbean Day Festival” on Saturday, August 24, 2019 @ 3:00pm-10:00pm at Coney Art Walls — Brooklyn NY USA; Event Details - Location: Coney Art Walls, Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY, USA; Website: Afro-Caribbean Day Festival at Coney Island
Event Description: “On Saturday, August 24th, come celebrate African & Caribbean cultures at the biggest Afro-Caribbean Day Festival @ CONEY ART WALLS, BROOKLYN, NY. Come enjoy the best of Afrobeats as well as Dancehall, Soca, Hip-Hop, R&B, Kompa, South African House, Zouk & many more. There will also be various vendors providing an assortment of delicious finger foods and beverages such as jollof rice, jerk chicken, beef patties, rum punch, etc. Get your tickets now and get ready for the ultimate experience!! #AFROCARIBBEAN2K19 !! ...”Read more: Afro-Caribbean Day Festival at Coney Island
For further information: Afro-Caribbean Day Festival at Coney Island.

Event: CARIFESTA XIV: “Bocas Lit Fest” continues through Sunday, August 25, 2019 @ 11:00am-5:00pm at Queen's Park Savannah — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

CARIFESTA XIV: Bocas Lit Fest” August 16-25, 2019 in T&T
Event: CARIFESTA XIV: “Bocas Lit Fest” from Friday, August 16, 2019 through Sunday, August 25, 2019 @ 11:00am-5:00pm at Queen's Park Savannah — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details – Where: Queen's Park Savannah, Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Contact Info: CARIFESTA XIV Secretariat, Cor. Jerningham Avenue Ave and Queen's Park East, Port-of-Spain; Telephone: (868) 463-6619; Email: carifesta2019@gmail.com; Websites: CARIFESTA XIV: Bocas Lit Fest-Facebook, CARIFESTA XIV and CARIFESTA XIV-Facebook
Event Description: “CARIFESTA XIV: 'Bocas Lit Fest' from Friday, August 16, 2019 through Sunday, August 25, 2019 @ 11:00am-5:00pm at Queen's Park Savannah — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies: The NGC Bocas Lit Fest is the perfect breeding ground for authors, essayists, poets, wordsmiths and anyone else with a love for the Literary Arts.⁣ Between August 16th-25th, 2019, you can participate in any of our FREE literary events simply by registering via the @bocaslitfest website ...”Read more: CARIFESTA XIV: Bocas Lit Fest-Facebook, CARIFESTA XIV and CARIFESTA XIV-Facebook
Carifesta XIV EVENTS: “Events will include: Caribbean country nights to showcase unique arts and cultures in the region; Special events in dance, music visual arts, film theatre and fashion; A Youth Village; Community Festivals; Street Festivals; Super Concert with the Caribbean’s top artistes from various islands; Caribbean Film Festival; Fashion Shows top with Caribbean Designers; Panyard; Literary Festival; Caribbean Jazz Show; J’ouvert; Live Music District; Visual Art Tours and Exhibitions; Culinary demonstrations and cook-offs; Rum Shop; Caribbean Cuisine; and more ...”Read more: CARIFESTA XIV and CARIFESTA XIV-Facebook
For further information: CARIFESTA XIV: Bocas Lit Fest-Facebook, T&T CDCA-CARIFESTA XIV, CARIFESTA XIV and CARIFESTA XIV-Facebook. For the full schedule: CARIFESTA XIV - Schedule. See also: Bocas Lit Fest, Bocas Lit Fest-Facebook and Bocas Lit Fest-Twitter.

Event: CARIFESTA XIV “The Tangible and Intangible” continues through Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Multiple Venues — Trinidad & Tobago, WI

CARIFESTA XIV” August 16-25, 2019 in T&T
Event: CARIFESTA XIV “The Tangible and Intangible” from Friday, August 16, 2019 through Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Multiple Venues — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details – Where: Multiple Venues, Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Contact Info: CARIFESTA XIV Secretariat, Cor. Jerningham Avenue Ave and Queen's Park East, Port-of-Spain; Telephone: (868) 463-6619; Email: carifesta2019@gmail.com; Websites: CARIFESTA XIV and CARIFESTA XIV-Facebook
Event Description: “CARIFESTA XIV 'The Tangible and Intangible' from Friday, August 16, 2019 through Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Multiple Venues — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies: The theme focuses on both the tangible and intangible aspects of cultural heritage and development and seeks to embody and facilitate the objectives of CARIFESTA XIV, that is: Finding the ways and means for Caribbean people, artists, and cultural practitioners to Connect with each other, Share ideas and information, and Invest in the development of our cultural explorations, products and exchanges thus building stronger national, regional and creative industries. The Festival has evolved and transformed over its forty-six-year history and it is expected that CARIFESTA XIV will ‘generate greater value for key stakeholders like artists, cultural entrepreneurs, host and sending governments, and the CARICOM Secretariat’ ...”Read more: CARIFESTA XIV and CARIFESTA XIV-Facebook
Carifesta XIV EVENTS: “Events will include: Caribbean country nights to showcase unique arts and cultures in the region; Special events in dance, music visual arts, film theatre and fashion; A Youth Village; Community Festivals; Street Festivals; Super Concert with the Caribbean’s top artistes from various islands; Caribbean Film Festival; Fashion Shows top with Caribbean Designers; Panyard; Literary Festival; Caribbean Jazz Show; J’ouvert; Live Music District; Visual Art Tours and Exhibitions; Culinary demonstrations and cook-offs; Rum Shop; Caribbean Cuisine; and more ...”Read more: CARIFESTA XIV and CARIFESTA XIV-Facebook
For further information: T&T CDCA-CARIFESTA XIV, CARIFESTA XIV and CARIFESTA XIV-Facebook.


CARICOM One on One - Interview with Minister of Culture Dr Hon Nyan Gadsby Dolly from Caribbean Community on Vimeo.

Exhibition: The NAGB's “MMASC Awards Ceremony and Exhibition” - on display through Sunday, August 25, 2019 at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies

“MMASC Exhibition” Aug 1,-25 2019 @ The NAGB
Exhibition: The NAGB's “MMASC Awards Ceremony and Exhibition” on Thursday, August 1, 2019 @ 7:00pm-9:00pm; on display through Sunday, August 25, 2019 at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies; Event Details: Place: National Art Gallery Of The Bahamas; Location: West St. & West Hill St., Nassau, New Providence; Phone: (242) 328-5800; Email: info@nagb.org.bs; Website: The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB
Event Description: “The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas invites you to the exhibition opening reception and awards ceremony for our Mixed Media Art Summer Camp on Thursday, August 1st, 2019, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. We begin in Fiona's Theatre then move to the Project Space Room where the exhibit will be on display ... This summer’s theme was 'Parading through the Caribbean' and it allowed campers to explore indigenous festivals throughout the region. Festival experiences included Kadooment from Barbados, Ole Mas from Trinidad & Tobago, Rara from Haiti and Diwali from Guyana. In addition to creating individual works, campers worked with artist Jevon Thompson to paint three murals on the museum’s property. Join us on August 1st to experience the vibrant and fresh talent of our young creatives! Light refreshments will be served. The Mixed Media Art Summer Camp Exhibition will be on display through August 25th, 2019 ...”Read more: The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB
About NAGB: “Housed in the historic Villa Doyle, built in the 1860s and lovingly restored in the 1990s, the NAGB preserves the National Collection of Bahamian Art, part of which is on permanent display on the ground floor. Upper galleries engage the history of Bahamian Art and Visual culture and support contemporary movements and experimental contemporary art practice through temporary exhibitions. The NAGB also has an extensive public program schedule, community and regional projects and partnerships, arts education workshops, and a free public art library.”Read more: The NAGB-About
For further information: The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB.

Event: “Artwalk Sundays: Market Street #MoodForFood” on Sunday, August 25, 2019 @ 11:00am–4:00pm at F&B Downtown — Jamaica, West Indies

Artwalk Sundays” August 25, 2019 at F&B Downtown
Event: “Artwalk Sundays: Market Street #MoodForFood” on Sunday, August 25, 2019 @ 11:00am–4:00pm at F&B Downtown — Jamaica, West Indies; Event Details - Location: F&B Downtown, 107 Harbour Street, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies; Contact Tel: (876) 922-1109; Email: info@kingstoncreative.org; Websites: Kingston Creative, Kingston Creative-Facebook and F&B Downtown-Facebook
Event Description: “Hope to see you at the next Kingston Creative-Artwalk Sundays on Sunday, August 25, 2019 @ 11:00am–4:00pm at F&B Downtown, 107 Harbour Street, Kingston, Jamaica - THE ARTWALK: Last Sundays’ walking tour and artistic performances that showcase culture and talent and bring people Downtown, to alternative spaces as well as to the traditional anchor cultural institutions within the IOJ network. The Artwalk also visits inner-city communities, thereby reducing the fear and stigma around Downtown (and its residents) and serves to position Kingston as an Art District ...”Read more: Kingston Creative, Kingston Creative-Facebook and F&B Downtown-Facebook
About Kingston Creative Meetup: “The Kingston Creative meetup is an eclectic gathering of artists, engineers, dancers, lawyers, muralists, real-estate owners, fashion designers, creative entrepreneurs, NGO's, Downtown residents and community development specialists. Held in the heart of Downtown Kingston on the corner of Church and Harbour Street, this is an opportunity to mingle and network with like-minded individuals and organisations interested in implementing creative and entrepreneurial projects Downtown. The location is Swiss Stores - F&B Downtown - a cool arts space where you can enjoy tunes from DJ Iren Siren and DJ Wixard as we work on developing an art district and creative entrepreneur hub in our city ...”Read more: Kingston Creative, Kingston Creative-Facebook and F&B Downtown-Facebook
For further information: Kingston Creative, Kingston Creative-Facebook and F&B Downtown-Facebook.

Event: “The 9th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival” RESCHEDULED to Sunday, August 25, 2019 @ 12:00pm at Roy Wilkins Park — Queens, New York USA

Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival 2019” August 25, 2019
Event: “The 9th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival” RESCHEDULED to Sunday, August 25, 2019 @ 12:00pm at Roy Wilkins Park — Queens, New York USA; Event Details – Where: Roy Wilkins Park, Queens, New York USA; Contact: Jerk Festival New York Telephone: (718) 425-1177; Websites: Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival NY-Facebook and Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival 2019
Event Description: “RESCHEDULED to Sunday, August 25, 2019. All tickets purchased for the July 21st event will be honored! We invite you to come excite your pallet and explore spicy jerk cuisine and other favorites prepared by top chefs and culinary experts. Enjoy hot music and bask in the cool vibes of the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, NY at Roy Wilkins Park, Queens on Sunday, August 25, 2019 ...” — Read more: Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival NY-Facebook and Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival 2019
About Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival: “New York’s Biggest Caribbean Food and Music Festival - delivering an enjoyable experience of the highest quality, merging food, music and entertainment for the ultimate Caribbean cultural event. We invite you to come excite your pallet and explore spicy jerk cuisine and other favorites prepared by top chefs and culinary experts. Enjoy hot music and bask in the cool vibes of the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, NY at Roy Wilkins Park, Queens on Sunday, August 25, 2019. The 9th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival – New York will attract over 20,000 patrons - a mix of, foodies, reggae and soca music lovers, dance aficionados, and cultural enthusiasts in the most anticipated event of the year ...” — Read more: Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival NY-Facebook and Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival 2019
For further information: Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival NY-Facebook and Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival 2019.

Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival New York 2018 - video by Eddy Edwards

Event: “Caribbean Creative Exchange 2019” on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 @ 6:00pm; continues through Saturday, August 31, 2019 at UWI, Mona — Jamaica, West Indies

Caribbean Creative Exchange 2019” Aug 27-31, 2019 at UWI, Mona
Event: “Caribbean Creative Exchange 2019” on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 @ 6:00pm; continues through Saturday, August 31, 2019 at UWI, Mona — Jamaica, West Indies; Event Details - Location: the University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica; Tel: (876) 927-1660; Email: hello@southsouthcollective.com; Website: Caribbean Creative Exchange-Facebook
Event Description: “SOUTH SOUTH Collective presents 'Caribbean Creative Exchange 2019' on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 @ 6:00pm; continues through Saturday, August 31, 2019 at UWI, Mona. For performing artists of all backgrounds, arts managers, producers and sponsors. A 4 day B2B intensive of artist development workshops and industry networking to take your A-Game to the next level - international! ...”Read more: Caribbean Creative Exchange-Facebook
For further information: Caribbean Creative Exchange-Facebook.

Exhibition: Dyah Neilson’s “Love & Fear” - show continues through Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Doongalik Studios Art Gallery — The Bahamas, West Indies

Dyah Neilson’s “Love & Fear” Aug 15-28, 2019 at Doongalik Studios
Exhibition: Dyah Neilson’s “Love & Fear” - Opening Reception on Thursday, August 15, 2019 @ 6:00pm-9:00pm; show continues through Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Doongalik Studios — Nassau Bahamas, West Indies; Location: Doongalik Studios Art Gallery; Address: #20 Village Road, Nassau City, New Providence, Bahamas; Tel (242) 394-1886; Email: doongalikart@batelnet.bs; Websites: Doongalik Studios-Facebook and Doongalik Studios
Event Description: “Doongalik Studios Art Gallery will open an exhibition featuring Bahamian artist Dyah Neilson on Thursday, August 15th, 2019 from 6-9pm. Her debut solo show, 'Love & Fear' will feature mostly paintings depicting the battle with anxiety and depression, as well as the love for self that is found in learning to accept mental and emotional struggle and the fight to overcome it ... Through the 'Love & Fear' exhibition, Dyah aims to encourage and expand the conversation about mental health, and remove the stigma surrounding it here in The Bahamas ...”Read more: Doongalik Studios-Facebook and NAGB's Mixed Media Blog-Love & Fear at Doongalik
About Doongalik Studios: “Doongalik Studios was formed in the 1970's by Jackson Burnside, architect, artist and cultural advocate and his wife, Pam. The couple have spent their lifetime together committed to promoting the country's outstanding artistic talent which they firmly believe can establish The Bahamas as an international center of creativity.”Read more: Doongalik Studios-About
For further information: Doongalik Studios-Facebook and Doongalik Studios. Related Article: NAGB's Mixed Media Blog-Love & Fear at Doongalik.

Exhibition: “ME ... a reflection of who we are?” - show continues through Friday, August 30, 2019 at ASTT - Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

“ME...a reflection of who we are?” Aug 12-30, 2019 at ASTT
Exhibition: “ME ... a reflection of who we are?” - Opening on Monday, August 12, 2019 @ 6:00pm-9:00pm; show continues through Friday, August 30, 2019 at ASTT — Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies; Event Details - Contact Info: The Art Society of Trinidad and Tobago; Cor. Jamaica Blvd & St Vincent Ave; Federation Park, Port of Spain; Trinidad and Tobago, W.I.; Telephone: (868) 622-9827 or (868) 738-8273; Email: exhibitions@artsocietytt.org or admin@artsocietytt.org;  Hours: 10am-5pm daily; Websites: Art Society TT and Art Society TT-Facebook
Event Description: “Exhibition: 'ME ... a reflection of who we are?' - Opening on Monday, August 12, 2019 @ 6:00pm-9:00pm; show continues through Friday, August 30, 2019 at The Art Society of Trinidad and Tobago (ASTT), Cor. Jamaica Blvd & St Vincent Ave, Federation Park, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, WI. This exhibition runs in association with the Carifesta programme of activities from 12th August through the 30th August 2019. During the exhibition there will be a number of events at the Art Society ...”  — Read more: Art Society TT and Art Society TT-Facebook
For further information about ASTT: Art Society TT and Art Society TT-Facebook.