What’s Up: Events on June 1-8

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, JUNE 1

St Crispin’s Anglican School Sports Day
Venue: Woodbrook Youth Centre, Woodbrook
Time: 9 a.m.

St James Community Improvement Committee (St James CIC) — WeBeat St. James Live 18 premieres WeBeat St James Live 18 (Let’s Do It For Tony); benefit for Tony Williams
Venue: In front Crosby’s Music Store, WMR, St James
Time: 5 p.m.

Friday Night Steelband Lime, feat Desperadoes, Angostura Newtown Playboys Steel Symphony, Gonzales Sheikers, MHTL Starlift and more
Venue: Starlift House of Music, 1 Christopher Samuel Drive, off Mucurapo Road, St James
Time: 6 p.m.

Opening Night of Children of the Sun, a collection of mixed media art for the solo debut exhibition by Sarah Burrows. Pieces from Children of the Sun will be on exhibition and sale at Uncorked until June 15
Venue: Uncorked, Park & Tragarete Road, Port-of-Spain
Time:  6 pm – 9 pm

Academy for the Performing Arts (APA) stages Marvin L. Ishmael’s Look Twice: It’s Your Wife
Venue: Powergen Theatre, UTT Campus, National Academy for the Performing Arts (Napa), Keate Street, Port-of-Spain
Time: 7 p.m.

SATURDAY, JUNE 2

Community Hospital of Seventh-day Adventist Chaplaincy Department hosts the Art of Marriage Workshop 2018, with presenters Pastor Clyde Thomas, Licensed Family Life Therapist; Oscar Ocho, Family Life Motivational Speaker; and, Pastor Johnson Frederick, Executive Secretary of the Caribbean Union Conference
Venue: Community Hospital of Seventh-day Adventist Auditorium, Cocorite
Time: 9 am

Parenting TT and Art Psychologist Kristy Anatol hold Art in Therapy (Children with Special Needs)
Venue: Bishop Anstey/Trinity College East, 1 College Avenue, Trinity
Time: 9 a.m.

Women Working for Social Progress holds Forum on Sexual Harassment and the Way Forward
Venue: 14 Niles Street, Tunapuna
Time: 1 pm.

St James Community Improvement Committee (St James CIC) — WeBeat St James Live 18 stages Benefit for Tony Williams, and tribute to the late Baba Erin Folami (Esmond King)
Venue: In front Crosby’s Music Store, WMR, St James
Time: 4 p.m.

Carib Dance — Celebrating 70 years of The Little Carib Theatre.
Venue: Little Carib Theatre, Woodbrook
Time: 7 p.m.

Academy for the Performing Arts (APA) stages Marvin L. Ishmael’s Look Twice: It’s Your Wife
Venue: Powergen Theatre, UTT Campus, National Academy for the Performing Arts (Napa), Keate Street, Port-of-Spain
Time: 7 p.m.

Project Rare holds fund-raising dinner, feat Quatro Musica
Venue: Chandelier Hall, Passage to Asia, 7 St Yves Street, Chaguanas
Time: 7 p.m.

Redemption 5, feat Beres Hammond, Tarrus Riley, Mikey Spice, Jah Cure and more
Venue: Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain
Time: 7 p.m.

Recognize Love — A Gala Family Concert, feat Louis & The Lynx, Alicia Jagasar & La Casa de Fusion, Marie Cartar and more
Venue: Lord Kitchener Auditorium, National Academy for the Performing Arts (Napa), Port-of-Spain
Time: 8 p.m.

A Millien Concepts stages The Uncovered Series 2018, feat Gregory “Greg B’ Burris and Sherville Clarke-Lewis
Venue: Kaiso Blues Cafe, 85 Woodford Street, Newtown
Time: 8 p.m.

Randy Glasgow Productions stages Indo Comedy Festival 2018, with guests Sally Sagram and Omardath Maraj
Venue: South Haven Shopping Centre, Debe
Time: 8 p.m.

Cutting Crew and Friends holds Lady in Red, music by DJs Sensational Sammy, Dr Ross, Mr Q, Special Delivery and Cutting Crew
Venue: Issa’s Pub, 130 Henry Street, Port-of-Spain
Time: 9 p.m.

SUNDAY, JUNE 3

Girls First East Festival
Venue: Government Primary School, Guaico
Time: 9:30 a.m.

The Harvard Club 75th Anniversary Brunch & Family Day
Venue: The Harvard Club, Serpentine Road, St James
Time: 10 a.m.

The Mango Melee celebrates the versatility of Mango, Mango Contests. For info contact 390 5340 / 320 0398; or mangomeleett@gmail.com
Venue: Eddie Harts Grounds, Tacarigua
Time: 10 a.m.

Babe Cave holds the first ever TT Lash Artist Wars (L.A.Wars)
Venue: The Art 6 Gallery, 121A Long Circular Road
Time: 1 p.m.

Ripples & Waves, a benefit concert for Danielle Dimsoy
Venue: Central Bank Auditorium, Lower St Vincent Street, Port-of-Spain
Time: 5 p.m.

Anders Kappel Ovre in concert
Venue: Christ’s Church, Cascade
Time: 5:30 p.m.

QED Co Ltd presents Down Memory Lane, feat Raymond Edwards, Nigel Floyd and Eddie Cumberbatch
Venue: Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s
Time: 6 p.m.

Academy for the Performing Arts (APA) stages Marvin L. Ishmael’s Look Twice: It’s Your Wife
Venue: Powergen Theatre, UTT Campus, National Academy for the Performing Arts (Napa), Keate Street, Port-of-Spain
Time: 7 p.m.

Carib Dance — Celebrating 70 years of The Little Carib Theatre
Venue: Little Carib Theatre, Woodbrook
Time: 7 p.m.

Righteous Promotions holds Press Play, feat Eddie Charles, plus DJs Heavy Duty & Tc, Romero, All Stars Hayden and more
Venue: Police Mess, Long Circular Road, St James
Time: 9 p.m.

T&T Connection Vincy Mas Productions holds Annual Cooler Fund-raiser, music by DJ Bobby Thino
Venue: SWWTU Hall, Wrightson Road, Port-of-Spain
Time: 9 p.m.

FRIDAY, JUNE 6

St James Community Improvement Committee (St James CIC) — WeBeat St James Live 18 stages Health Day & Film Night.
Venue: The Amphitheatre, WMR, St James.

SATURDAY, JUNE 7

Nostalgia Promotions stages Seventh Port-of-Spain & Environs, St George East and Caroni District Latin & Ballroom Dance Competition for primary and special schools
Venue: Woodbrook Youth Facility, 15-17 Hamilton Holder Street, Woodbrook
Time: 8 a.m.

YoProTT hosts Luncheon with Caesar’s Army leader Jules Sobion
Venue: Chaud, St Ann’s
Time: Noon

St James Community Improvement Committee (St James CIC) — WeBeat St James Live 18 stages PanJazz
Venue: The Amphitheatre, WMR, St James
Time: 7 p.m.

SUNDAY, JUNE 8

St James Community Improvement Committee (St James CIC) — WeBeat St James Live 18 stages Komedy Kaiso
Venue: The Amphitheatre, WMR, St James
Time: 7 p.m.

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