What’s Up: Events on April 27-May 3

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 Trinidad Guardian newspaper. 

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.

NGC Bocas Lit Fest presents Street Poets
Venue: Lower Charlotte Street, Port-of-Spain.
Time: 3 p.m.

Friday Nights Live, feat 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.

How’zat Sports Bar and Cutters Shop hold Remember Partying in The Hills
Venue: How’zat Backyard, Tragarete Road, Woodbrook
Time: 9 p.m.

Daniel Griffith Uncovered
Venue: Kaiso Blues Cafe, 85 Woodford Street, Newtown.
Time: 9 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

The Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts stages 2018  Best Village Preliminaries (Community Festivals featuring Folk Presentations & La Reine Rive Preliminaries)
Venue: Princes Town West Secondary School, Princes Town.
Time: 9 a.m.

Opening of sculptor Dunieski’s exhibition
Venue: 101 Art Gallery @ Holder’s Studio, Woodford Street, Newtown
Time: 10 a.m.

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.

Tobago Jazz Experience features Jazz in the East
featuring Tarrus Riley, Tanya Stephens, 5 Star Akil, Freetown Collective, Gardah Knight, Next Chapter, Shaquille & LeeAndro, Stephanie Joseph, Kabash and lots more.
Venue: Recreational Ground, Speyside, Tobago
Time: 6 p.m.

Kathak Kala Sangam hosts dinner concert
featuring Smt Purva Joshi, Dr Sat Balkaransingh, Shivan Seenath & the Kathak Kala Sangam Performers, Amit  Sooknanan, Sunil Ramnath, Pooja  Malhotra, Neval Chaitlal and others. 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.

Relon Brown & D7 Calypso Jazz Band
Venue: Kaiso Blues Cafe, 85 Woodford Street, Newtown
Time: 7 p.m.

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

DJ Nav Connections presents Survivor — The Charity Concert
featuring Raymond Ramnarine, Amit Sooknanan, Veekash Sahadeo, Reshma Ramlal, Hitman and many more.
Venue: Liv Nightlife, La Romaine.
Time: 9 p.m.

Sunday, April 29

#RideWithDaMob | Make A Move Youth Dance Mob
Venue: Trincity Mall, C3 Centre (South) & Port-of-Spain.
Time: 8 a.m. (all day til 6 p.m.)

The Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts stages 2018 Best Village Preliminaries (Community Festivals featuring Folk Presentations & La Reine Rive Preliminaries)
Venue: North Eastern College, Sangre Grande.
Time: 9 a.m.

War of Wheels 2K18
Venue: La Vega Estate, Gran Couva
Time: 10 a.m.

The Jazz Brunch Experience
featuring elan parle and Friends
Venue: Kaiso Blues Cafe, 85 Woodford Street, Newtown
Time: 11 a.m.

The Ultimate Jazz Brunch
featuring Dean Williams Quartet, Roger Boothman, DJ Hurricane George and more.
Venue: University Inn & Conference Centre, 34 St. Augustine Circular Road, St Augustine
Time: 11 a.m.

Lions Club of Port-of-Spain Central hosts Karibbean Kravings all-inclusive Gourment Evening
Venue: Lions Cultural Centre, Fitz Blackman Drive, Woodbrook
Time: 2 p.m.

Tobago Jazz Experience features Anthony Hamilton and others
Venue: Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago.
Time: 3:30 p.m.

The Lydians presents Glorious
featuring The Lydian Singers and Lydian Steel
Venue: The Abbery of Our Lady of Exile, Mt St Benedict, St John’s Road, Tunapuna
Time: 6 p.m.

I’m Comin’ Out Part 2
featuring Josette Thomas, Orville Roach and others
Venue: Kaiso Blues Cafe, 85 Woodford Street, Newtown.
Time: 6 p.m.

Thursday, May 3

Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts launches Through My Lens Photography Exhibition
Venue: National Museum and Art Gallery, 117 Frederick Street, Port-of-Spain
Time: 6 p.m.

Jeremy Ledbetter & David Rudder Live
Venue: Kaiso Blues Cafe, 85 Woodford Street, Newtown
Time: 7 p.m.

Saturday, May 5

Point Fortin Borough Day J’Ouvert
Venue: Streets of the Borough, Point Fortin
Time: 4 a.m.

The Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts stages 2018 Best Village Preliminaries (Community Festivals featuring Folk Presentations & La Reine Rive Preliminaries)
Venue: Community Centre, Ste Madeline, San Fernando
Time: 9 a.m.

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