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On the last edition of this season of Just Music this evening, our special guest is a real musical legend – the one and only DJ Jazzy Jeff!
Above: UK chef, author and Goatober pioneer James Whetlor. PHOTO: With Love Project When people think of eating goat in Trinidad and Tobago, the first and probably the only thing that comes to mind is curry goat. This humble animal is far more versatile than we give it credit for. And someone who is promoting […]
ABOVE: David Prendergast, right, chats with Franka at the Jamaican High Commission in St Clair, Port of Spain. David Prendergast is a Jamaican who loves parang and pastelles. He developed a penchant for these uniquely Trinidadian things during his four-year tenure as High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago. This edition of Talk ‘Bout Us, features […]
ABOVE: Paige de Leon of the Fete Promoters Association; Jules Sobion, commander-in-chief of Caesar’s Army and Brevard Nelson, President of St Mary’s College Past Students Union discuss the success and challenges of 2019 Carnival at Uncorked Wines and Spirits. PHOTO: LoopTT Carnival fetes are driving the success of the season and promoters want the authorities […]
Above: Kashia Cave, Debra Sardinha in conversation with Franka. PHOTO: Ardene Sirjoo Welcome to our first episode of Breakfast with! This episode featured some brilliant Caribbean women who have established a reputation for excellence in the culinary world. Debra Sardinha is from a family synonymous with “sweet hand”. Chef Debbie is the daughter of […]
Above: Trinidadian Olympic shot putter Cleopatra Borel Four-time Olympian Cleopatra Borel is the star on this edition of Talk ‘Bout Us. She joins Franka to speak about women in sport – the athletes and the journalists. “Cleo” speaks frankly about her challenges as she attempts to compete in her fifth Olympic Games in Japan in […]
Above, the American smooth jazz band Spyro Gyra. PHOTO: Spyra Gyra A visit by American jazz giants Spyro Grya kicks off what has now come to be known as “Jazz Season” in Trinidad and Tobago. In this bonus episode of Talk ‘Bout Us, Franka speaks with Carl “Beaver” Henderson, promoter of the concert titled Sunset […]
Above, David Rudder. PHOTO: Chad Santana In this edition of Talk ‘Bout Us, we conclude our Carnival 2019 series The Re-Release with a heavy hitter – David Michael Rudder. Rudder is without a doubt, one of the Caribbean’s most influential musical storytellers. His thought-provoking and incisive lyrics have enlightened the Caribbean consciousness with songs […]
ABOVE: Patrice Roberts. PHOTO: PATRICE ROBERTS In the latest edition of Talk ‘Bout Us, Franka presents the fourth installment of our Carnival 2019 series, The Re-release. Our featured performer started in the calypso arena, winning the national Junior Calypso and Junior Soca Monarch titles in 2001. By 2006, she was part of the band Xtatik […]