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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 Culture @ UniverSoul Circus

By Sherrie Ann De Leon Wed, 05/09/2012 - 21:51 CultureUniverSoulslider gallery

Big break for Trinidad and Tobago dancers.

Trinidad and Tobago culture is getting a big boost from the UniverSoul Circus.

The "Caribbean Callaloo" act presents a colorful burst of pride for West Indian-Americans across the United States.

The limbo king and queen of the world lead a cast of 14, spending most of the year on the road, spreading the gospel of calypso, limbo and carnival to new American audiences.

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