Art imitates life on Port of Spain streets

By Sherrie Ann De Leon Wed, 07/18/2012 - 22:58 LifestyleCultureslider gallery

Trinidadian filmmaker Shaun Escayg found himself in the middle of a real life police drama while shooting a scene in Port of Spain.

The Los Angeles Times reports that a robbery scene in Escayg's short film titled "Fish" appeared to be so real that police officers drew their weapons and chased the main character who was carrying out the fictitious robbery.

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Trini Anya Aims For Stars on Project Runway

By admin Wed, 08/17/2011 - 00:00 Lifestylefashiongallery vertical

Trini fashion designer Anya Young Chee is winning the confidence of big names in the fashion industry on Lifetime's Project Runway.

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Dru Being Dru

By admin Tue, 05/24/2011 - 00:00 Lifestylecomedygallery vertical

Making fun of the way Trinis, and some might argue, the way country folk give directions is an old joke. But it took on new energy when a Chinese Indian Trinidadian-Canadian actor told it her way.

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Film Student Strikes Comedy Gold

By admin Fri, 01/07/2011 - 00:00 Lifestylecomedygallery vertical

A funny thing happened on the way to church. Pastor Stewart was accosted by a parishioner who was not happy to see him talking to one of the young ladies in the village. This Roger Alexis short captures the essence of West Indies comedy, with all the absurdity and vulgarity that often goes along with it. Alexis struck comedy gold in his final year of pursuing a bachelors degree in film production at UWI, St. Augustine, while he produces another series for TV6 and works as a cameraman for their news department.

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Fire In Babylon

By admin Wed, 10/20/2010 - 00:00 SportLifestylecricket

There's a new documentary in London theaters now about the glory days of West Indies cricket. It's called Fire in Babylon and is getting mixed reviews, although most of them are good. Time Out London says it was brilliant, fantastic, entertaining, and disappointing. But the most entertaining review we found on the film was a blog post from Jarrod Kimber on his website Cricket With Balls. Enjoy!

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To Grenada With Love

By admin Tue, 10/19/2010 - 00:00 Lifestylecharity

From the Banff Crag & Canyon: A generous gesture from Grenada native Jean Roberts rallies her Canadian community of Banff, Alberta around a worthy cause that helps Grenadian kids start their day on the right foot.

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