What’s Up: Events On May 11-17

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, MAY 11

Faith Hope and Love the Concert (fund-raiser for Bell Tower Fund), feat Natasha Babwah-Tim Kee, Wendell Constantine, Marvin Smith, David Huggins, Christian Mendez, Charles Brunner, Ray Holman, Johann Chuckaree, Solo Para Ti, Maria Regina Grade School Choir and St Theresa’s RC Church Choir
Venue: St Theresa’s RC Church, De Verteuil Street, Woodbrook
Time: 8 p.m.

Dominic Thompson holds 4 Mama, feat Cuatro Solista and more
Venue: Kaiso Blues Cafe, 85 Woodford Street, Newtown
Time: 9 p.m.

SATURDAY, MAY 12

Island Hikers holds Ninth annual Hike-a-thon from Matelot to Blanchisseuse. Contact Mario (749-2956); Marcia (490-2421); or, Jamal (761 1889)
Assembly: Entrance to Eric Williams Medical Complex, Mt Hope
Time: 2 a.m.

Contrasts, the art work of Christopher Boothman and Alexander Guerrero
Venue: 101 Art Gallery @ Holder’s Studio
Venue: 84 Woodford Street, Newtown
Time: 10 a.m.

Police Sports
Venue: St James Barracks, WMR, St James
Time: 11 a.m.

Evening of Stars; a benefit concert featuring North Festival Winners, plus The Lydians, R.I.P.E, birdsong Academy, Holistic Ensemble, Bishop Anstey High School Choir, St Joseph Convent Choir, Janine Charles Farray, Brendan Prince, Marc Mahase, Luke Walker, Clarice Beeput, Christian Mendez and more
Venue: Continuing Studies Auditorium, UWI, Gordon Street, St Augustine
Time: 5-7:30 p.m.

Elite Planners Ltd host launch of Miss World T&T franchise
Venue: 101 Art Gallery @ Holder’s Studio, 84 Woodford Street, Newtown
Time: 6:30 p.m.

The Art of Guitar Concert features Stefan Roach
Venue: Little Carib Theatre, Woodbrook
Time: 7 p.m.

Nakesiha Victor presents Thank You Mama
Venue: Kaiso Blues Cafe, 85 Woodford Street, Newtown
Time: 7 p.m.

Caribbean Steelpan Connextion Ensemble hosts For the Women in Steel Mother’s Day Concert, feat The Codrington Family, Suave Steel, Tristan Marcano & The Fuh Real Band, Derron Ellies, Melanie Ramsarran, Jaime McLeod, Team CSC and lots more
Venue: Pandemonium Steel Orchestra panyard, Norfolk Street, Belmont
Time: 8 p.m.

A Tribute to Mom (Wendy Sheppard in Concert)
Venue: Fiesta Plaza, MovieTowne, Port-of-Spain
Time: 8:30 p.m.

Togetherness Promotions and Nyahbinghi Roots & Culture hold A Tribute to All Mothers — Tobago Edition, feat Nyahbinghi Roots & Culture, Black Chariot, Jah Star, Blacksheep Int, Jahziah Sounds and more
Venue: Peters Place, North Street, Plymouth, Tobago
Time: 9 p.m.

Grown Mature & Gorgeous Ladies & Aplause Entertainment hold Mothers Nite-out in South (Red Edition), music by saxophonist Mr Boyce, plus DJs Nigel, Alpha B and Dexter
Venue: Petrotrin Sports Club Building, Pointe-a-Pierre
Time: 10 p.m.

Sunday, May 13 (Mother’s Day)

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

Student & Professional Organisation of T&T hosts Mentorship Motherhood & Movements Brunch Conversation, feat Hazel Manning, Leisel Douglas
Venue: Melange Restaurant, Ariapita Avenue, Woodbrook
Time: 2 p.m.

Cro Cro Mothers Day Show, feat Cro Cro, Wendell Mc Burnie, Prince and others
Venue: Ambassador Hotel, Long Circular Road, St James
Time: 4 p.m.

Thank You Mama 6, feat KV Charles & Friends, including Kerwin Trotman, Noel La Pierre and Adrian Philbert
Venue: Kaiso Blues Cafe, 85 Woodford Street, Newtown
Time: 5 p.m.

Perfect Harmony, featuring John Thomas & Friends
Venue: Fiesta Plaza, MovieTowne, Port-of-Spain
Time: 6 p.m.

The Art of Guitar Concert features Stefan Roach
Venue: Little Carib Theatre, Woodbrook
Time: 7 p.m.

Xperience holds The Power of a Woman, featuring Sharon Fraser, Dion & Wendy and others
Venue: 3 Long Circular Road (after Courts), St. James
Time: 7 p.m.

Whiz Events presents U MOm, feat Dexter Theophille, Mr Desmond, DJ Whiz and more
Venue: Clifton Hill Club, Point Fortin
Time: 8 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16

Credi holds Hidden Disabilities Conference, — What you cannot see, feat Port-of-Spain Archbishop Dr Father Charles Jason Gordon, Tim Conway, Lancelot I. Brown and others
Venue: Government Campus Centre, Lower Richmond Street and Wrightson Road, Port-of-Spain
Time: 9 a.m.

THURSDAY, MAY 17

Credi holds Hidden Disabilities Conference, — What you cannot see, feat Port-of-Spain Archbishop Dr Father Charles Jason Gordon, Tim Conway, Lancelot I. Brown and others
Venue: Government Campus Centre, Lower Richmond Street and Wrightson Road, Port-of-Spain
Time: 9 a.m.

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