What’s Up: Events on May 18-26

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 18

St Ann’s RC Church holds Oneness Pork-A-Thon
Venue: Courtyard, St Ann’s RC Church, St Ann’s
Time: 6.45 p.m.

comPANions 2018 Steelband Festival All Fours & Big 8 Knockout 5-a-side football eliminations
Venue: Curepe Scherzando panyard, Evans Street, Curepe
Time: 7 p.m.

A Noble Cause Gala Concert, feat 3Canal, The Marionettes Chorale, Lord Relator, David Happy Williams, Ron Reid, the Lilliput Children’s Theatre and others
Venue: Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s
Time: 7 p.m.

RS&RR Productions premieres What My Best Friend Did to Me
Venue: Central Bank Auditorium, Lower St Vincent Street, Port-of-Spain.
Time: 8.30 p.m.

Sanctuary Productions stages She: The Stories of Women
Venue: Little Carib Theatre, Woodbrook
Time: 8.30 p.m.

SATURDAY, MAY 19

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

TUCO AGM
Venue: VIP Lounge, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain
Time: 10 a.m.

ParentingTT stages Water.Earth.Wind.Fire.Aether Family Fair
Venue: Wasa Grounds, Farm Road, St. Joseph
Time: 10 a.m.

Meet the Artists
Venue: 101 Art Gallery, 84 Woodford Street, Newtown
Time: 11 a.m.

Lilliput Children’s Theatre stages Juliet and Romeo – A Tobago Love Story
Venue: Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s
Time:  5.30 p.m.

Pan.Brass.Soca Jam Down, feat Phase II Pan Groove, Etienne Charles and much more
Venue: Phase II Pan Groove yard, Hamilton Street, Woodbrook
Time: 7 p.m.

Network2 Promote hosts premium, all-inclusive Networking Event for Entrepreneurs
Venue: Fairways Restaurant, Magdalena Grand, Tobago
Time: 7 p.m.

Skatie’s 50th Birthday Show & Dance, feat Skatie, Pink Panther, Anslem Douglas, Cardinal, M’ba, Francis Prime, Ken “Professor” Philmore, Dane Gulston, Joey Rivers Band, Myron B, Lady Africa, The Saint, plus DJs Marlon, Mr Music and Sensational Sammy
Venue: Spots Entertainment Centre, Malabar, Arima
Time: 8 p.m.

RS&RR Productions stages What My Best Friend Did to Me
Venue: Central Bank Auditorium, Lower St Vincent Street, Port-of-Spain
Time: 8.30 p.m.

Sanctuary Productions stages She: The Stories of Women
Venue: Little Carib Theatre, Woodbrook
Time: 8.30 p.m.

2Gather, feat SpiceY, Sharlan Bailey, Mistah Shak, Ajibola and more
Venue: Kaiso Blues Cafe, 85 Woodford Street, Newtown
Time: 9 p.m.

St James Secondary Alumni Red Flames Cooler Fete
Venue: How’zat Sports Bar & Pub, Tragarete Road, Woodbrook
Time: 9 p.m.

SUNDAY, MAY 20

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

National Drama Association of T&T (NDATT) holds Extraordinary Meeting
Venue: Trinidad Theatre Workshop, 6 Newbold Street, St Clair
Time: 10.30 a.m

comPANions 2018 Steelband Festival All Fours & Karaoke eliminations
Venue: Shell Invaders panyard, Tragarete Road, Woodbrook
Time: 5 p.m.

An Evening to Remember
Venue: Kaiso Blues Cafe, 85 Woodford Street, Newtown
Time: 5 p.m.

The Gallery at Fine Art San Fernando hosts Martin Superville’s Beauty & The Beholder
Venue: The Gallery at Fine Arts, San Fernando
Time: 5 p.m.

Lilliput Children’s Theatre stages Juliet and Romeo – A Tobago Love Story
Venue: Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s
Time:  5.30 p.m.

Sanctuary Productions stages She: The Stories of Women
Venue: Little Carib Theatre, Woodbrook.
Time: 6 p.m.

RS&RR Productions stages What My Best Friend Did to Me
Venue: Central Bank Auditorium, Lower St Vincent Street, Port-of-Spain
Time: 6.30 p.m.

Mary-Ana Baker & Band holds It’s A Love Thing 2
Venue: Kaiso Blues Cafe, 85 Woodford Street, Newtown
Time: 8 p.m.

MONDAY, MAY 21

Dr. Nyan Gadsby-Dolly hosts the media launch of Mentoring by the Masters 2018
Venue: The Lobby, Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s
Time: 10 a.m.

Salvation.Healing.Deliverance, feat Morris Cerullo
Venue: Centre of Excellence, Macoya
Time: 5 p.m.

Art Society of T&T holds Celebration- our National Pastimes, Heroes, Holidays and Heritage (75th Anniversary Members’ Group Exhibition)
Venue: Art Society of T&T, Corner Jamaica Blvd and St Vincent Avenue,  Federation Park
Time: 6 p.m.

THURSDAY, MAY 24

Caleb Harts Live in Concert
Venue: Kaiso Blues Cafe, 85 Woodford Street, Newtown
Time: 7.30 p.m.

FRIDAY, MAY 25

Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts premieres Mustapha Matura’s Three Sisters After Chekhov, performed by the National Theatre Arts Company
Venue: Naparima Bowl, San Fernando
Time: 10 a.m.

An Evening of Cultural Sensation, featuring The Codrington Pan Family, Rick G & Friends, Contender, Black Sage, Ras Kommanda, Nerukhi, Malick Folk Performing Company, Nattyam Yogam Dance Troupe and more
Venue: Murchison Brown Auditorium, City Hall, Knox Street, Port-of-Spain
Time: 8 p.m.

Golden Heart Productions stages Ah Double (two one act plays — Happy Anniversary and Unfinished Business)
Venue: Little Carib Theatre, Woodbrook
Time: 8 p.m.

A Millien Concepts stages The Uncovered Series 2018, feat Stacey “Kalika B” Baldeen and Keron “Khrstvn” Ramsey
Venue: Kaiso Blues Cafe, 85 Woodford Street, Newtown
Time: 7 p.m.

Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts stages Mustapha Matura’s Three Sisters After Chekhov, performed by the National Theatre Arts Company
Venue: Naparima Bowl, San Fernando
Time: 7.30 p.m.

SATURDAY, MAY 26

St Crispin’s Anglican School Past Pupils Association holds fundraising breakfast
Venue: at school, 101 Ariapita Avenue, Woodbrook
Time: 8 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: Learning Resource Centre, Mayaro
Time: 9 a.m.

The Mayfair Market
Venue: JFK Auditorium, UWI, St Augustine
Time: 10 a.m.

Retirees Association of T&TEC invites all retirees of T&TEC and Powergen to a special meeting
Venue: T&TEC Northern Area Sports Club, Flament Street, Port-of-Spain
Time: 2 p.m.

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