What’s Up: Events on April 20-28

Need plans? We got you. “What’s Up” let’s you know what’s happening in Trinidad and Tobago, including local festivals, art and theatre events or outdoor outings coming up over the weekend. Look out for our events calendar every Friday in the Guardian newspaper. 

Friday, April 20

Carvalho Productions stages The Spectacular Zico
Venue: Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s.
Time: 3:30 p.m.; 6:30 p.m.

Tatil/Tatil Life Gala Awards (Pinnacle of Success)
Venue: Central Bank Auditorium, Eric Williams Plaza, Independence Square, Port-of-Spain.
Time: 4:30 p.m.

The Embassies of Latin America and Spain host Third Bocas CineLit Film Festival Launch
Venue: NALIS, Port-of-Spain.
Time: 6 p.m.

Night of Smooth Caribbean Jazz Music, feat Ken & Crew
Venue: Kaiso Blues Cafe, 85 Woodford Street, Newtown.
Time: 8 pm.

Saturday, April 21

NGC Bocas Lit Fest 2018 Caravan
Venue: Toco Secondary School, Toco; Public Library, San Fernando.
Time: 10 a.m.

Eating for Poly Crystic Ovarian Syndrome (A Workshop for Women)
Venue: Bishop Anstey/Trinity College East, Trincity.
Time: 10 a.m.

NGC Bocas Lit Fest 2018 Caravan
Venue: Public Library, Debe
Time: 2 p.m.

Carvalho Productions stages The Spectacular Zico
Venue: Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s.
Time: 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Rotary Club of Maraval holds Jazz Under the Stars
featuring Arturo Tappin, elan parle, Neval Chatelal & Nishard M, Nigel Rojas and more.
Venue: Green Meadows, Santa Cruz.
Time: 4 p.m.

Project 1970 — An Evening of Reflection
Venue: Lennox Pierre Hall, OWTU Building, 143 Henry Street, Port-of-Spain
Time: 5 p.m.

Diatonic Pan Institute stages the Eighth Annual Steel in Motion
featuring 12 Single Pan steelbands
Venue: Streets of Siparia
Time: 6 p.m.

Women in Jazz 2018
featuring Candice Caton
Venue: Fiest Plaza, MovieTowne, Port-of-Spain
Time: 8:30 p.m.

Dread Radio stages Dread Fest
featuring Wapapah II (Chicago), Lion King, Solid Rock, King Tafari, King Mas (Boston), Princess Kazayah (Chicago), Iyata Safari (NY), Jah Mender and many more.
Venue: Izinga’s Place, 23 Fitt Street, Woodbrook

Culture Fesita 2018 Cooler Lime
featuring Kenny J, Impulse, Johnny King, Christ Garcia, Rikki Jai, Eddie Charles, Siparia Rhythm Section and lots more.
Venue: J’s Big Shed, Coora Branch Road, Siparia
Time: 9 p.m.

Sunday, April 22

Paw Prints holds its Family & Fun Day
Venue: Grounds of Eric Williams Medical Science Centre, Mt Hope
Time: 10 a.m.

Good Life Productions hosts Sunset Cruise
Venue: Island Royalty Yacht, Chaguaramas
Time: 2 p.m.

Carvalho Productions stages The Spectacular Zico
Venue: Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s.
Time: 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Chinapoo Village Social Welfare Organisation, in collaboration with the Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts, holds the Peace and Prosperity Harvest Project.
Venue: Basketball Court, Chinapoo, Morvant/Laventille
Time: 8 a.m.

Monday, April 23

Carvalho Productions stages The Spectacular Zico
Venue: Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s.
Time: 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 24

Carvalho Productions stages The Spectacular Zico
Venue: Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s.
Time: 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Robert & Christopher Publishers and Maria Nunes launch Maria Nunes’ In a World of Their Own — Carnival Dreamers & Makers.
Venue: Big Black Box, 33 Murray Street, Woodbrook
Time: 7 p.m.

Wednesday, April 25

(ADMINISTRATIVE  PROFESSIONALS DAY)

Bocas Lit Fest and CODE host the 2018 CODE Burt Award for Caribbean Young Adult Literature award presentation, and the opening reception of the NGC Bocas Lit Fest
Venue: 14 Alcazar Street, St Clair
Time: 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 26

Carvalho Productions stages The Spectacular Zico
Venue: Southern Academy for the Performing Arts (Sapa), San Fernando
Time: 9 a.m. and noon.

Savant Films and NGC Bocas Lit Fest premiere Mariel Brown’s Unfinished Sentences
Venue: Central Bank Auditorium, Lower St Vincent Street, Port-of-Spain
Time: 6:30 p.m.

Let’s Make It Happen at 67 ( Contender’s birthday celebration)
featuring Cro Cro, Funny, Gypsy, Myron B, Black Sage, Crazy, Twiggy and many more.
Venue: Murchison Brown Auditorium, City Hall, Knox Street, Port-of-Spain
Time: 8 p.m.

Friday, April 27

Carvalho Productions stages The Spectacular Zico
Venue: Southern Academy for the Performing Arts (Sapa), San Fernando
Time: 9 a.m. and noon.

Friday Nights Live
featuring Imij & Co.
Venue: Chaconia Hotel, Saddle Road, Maraval
Time: 8 p.m.

A Millien Concepts stages The Uncovered Series 2018
featuring Daniel Griffith and Janika “Jay Renee” Perez
Venue: Kaiso Blues Cafe, 85 Woodford Street, Newtown
Time: 8 p.m.

D’Crew Promotions holds The Liverpool Experience — Unity Edition
featuring Iwer George, Patrice Roberts, Shal Marshall, Preedy, Dil-e-Nadan, A Team Band and more
Venue: Clifton Hill Beach Resort, Point Fortin
Time: 9 p.m.

Saturday, April 28

MHTL Starlift Steel Orch holds annual fund-raising BBQ
Venue: Starlift House of Music, 1 Christopher Samuel Drive, Mucurapo
Time: 11 a.m.

NGC Bocas Lit Fest 2018 Caravan
Venue: NALIS, Port-of-Spain
Time: 1 p.m.

Conversations.Cocktails & Coffee
Venue: Cascadia Hotel and Conference Centre, St Ann’s
Time: 2 p.m.

Kathak Kala Sangam hosts dinner concert
Tickets available Little Store and Praimsingh’s (Curepe), and Raj Jadoo and Naipaul’s Book Stores (Arima).
Venue: Passage to Asia Restaurant, Chaguanas
Time: 6:30 p.m.

Trinidad Theatre Workshop hosts Monthly Dinner Theatre and play (Stop…Rewind…Playback.)
For info call 622 4125 or email trinidadtheatre@gmail.com
Venue: Trinidad Theatre Workshop, 6 Newbold Street, St Clair
Time: 7 p.m.

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