What’s Up: Events on July 27-31

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, JULY 27

Republic Bank Ltd/National Carnival Bands Association Mas Academy Outreach Programme August Vacation Camp Graduation
Venue: Newtown Playboys panyard, Tragarete Road, Newtown
Time: 10 a.m.

Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts, in collaboration with Port-of-Spain City Corporation holds Live@Lunch (Emancipation Special Show & Nelson Mandela 100th Birthday), featuring Wasafoli Dancers, Brother Resistance, Lois Lewis and Neisha Guy
Venue: Woodford Square, Port-of-Spain
Time: Noon

Alias Entertainment Expo (AEX) holds Cosplay Masquerade and a Kiddie Cosplay parade
Venue: Woodford Square, Port-of-Spain
Time: Noon

Camp Wild Side Vacation Arts Camp Showcase
Venue: Trinidad Theatre Workshop, 6 Newbold Street, St Clair
Time: 6 p.m.

Christmas in July feat best parang and parang soca artistes in the land
Venue: Fiesta Plaza, MovieTowne, Port-of-Spain
Time: 6 p.m.

Sapphire Productions stages Free Form is Free Form: the Patio Sessions
Venue: 30 B, Jennings Avenue, La Pastora, Santa Cruz
Time: 7 p.m.

Chinmaya Mission T&T and Sadhana Music School host Classical Indian Flute Concert, featuring Pt Ronu Majumdar and Pt Gouri Shankar
Venue: Chinmaya Ashram, Mc Bean, Couva
Time: 7 p.m.

Christmas in July, feat Ninja & Friends, Crazy, Kenny J, Leon Coldero, Poser, Blackie, Impulse and more
Venue: Grill & Chill Restaurant & Bar, EMR, Petit Bourg, San Juan
Time: 9 p.m.

SATURDAY, JULY 28

Christmas in July Market
Venue: Green Market, Santa Cruz
Time: 6 a.m.

Pride Arts Festival TT, Parade & Fair
Venue: Nelson Mandela Park, St Clair
Time: 10 a.m.

Angostura hosts The Ultimate Food Fight (Bitter Rivals) Food Explosion
Venue: Lions Cultural Centre, Fitzblackman Drive Ext., Port-of-Spain
Time: 2 p.m.

Charford Court Community Association holds SEA Awards, feat All Rounder, Bro Mudada, Bunny Bynoe, Daniel Gulston, Sapophonics, Gonzales Sheikers, Marlcol Boisie, Rance Johnson, Gonzles Community Council Dance Group, DJ Cutting Crew and more
Venue: Charford Court, Charlotte Street, Port-of-Spain
Time: 3 p.m.

Rotary Club of Maracas St Joseph hosts fundraising Wine & Cheese premiere of Mission Impossible: Fallout
Venue: Digicel IMAX, ONE Woodbrook Place, Woodbrook.
Time: 6.30 p.m.

San Juan All Stars and PNM Party Group 1 present Pan in the Himalayas, feat Desperadoes, Hadco Phase II Pan Groove, First Citizens Supernovas, Massy Trinidad All Stars, NGC Couva Joylanders, Angostura Newtown Playboys, Valley Harps and Trinidad Eastside, plus Isasha and Jamelody
Venue: Himalaya, Barataria
Time: 7 p.m.

Trinidad Theatre Workshop stages Jack Neary’s Oral Report, for audience PG 18+
Venue: TTW, 6 Newbold Street, St Clair
Time: 7 p.m.

Celebration of Freedom, feat Gary Cordner & The Band Red, White & Black, Abebelele, King Valentino, Shakeela Song, Kaylon Alexis, Dane Gulston and more
Venue: Kaiso Blues Cafe, 85 Woodford Street, Newtown
Time: 7 p.m.

San Fernando City Corporation stages Rudder 6.5 in South, feat David Rudder and others
Venue: Naparima Bowl, San Fernando
Time: 7.30 p.m.

Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts stages Pan on a Higher Note — Rhythm, feat National Steel Symphony Orchestra (NSSO), Karene Asche, Derron Sandu, Elle Infini TT, Kay Alleyne, Chelsea Fensome, Shiva Manick and more
Venue: Lord Kitchener Auditorium, National Academy for the Performing Arts (Napa), Port-of-Spain
Time: 7.30 p.m.

Emancipation Support Committee TT stages Unity Concert, feat Jamelody, Isasha, Kushite, Ziggy Ranking, Orlando Octave, Jah Disciple and lots more
Venue: Lidj Yasu Omowale Emancipation Village, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain
Time: 8 p.m.

RS/RR Theatre Company stages The Naughty Minister, starring Richard Ragoobarsingh, Nikki Crosby, Penelope Spencer, Debbie Boucaud Mason, Ria Ali, Leslie-Ann Lavine and Bradley Logan
Venue: Central Bank Auditorium, Port-of- Spain
Time: 8.30 p.m.

Dr Ross & Clifton Hill Beach Resort present The Messengers of Lovers Rock, feat DJs Big Daddy George, Dr Hyde, Whiz and Dr Ross
Venue: Clifton Hill Beach Resort, Point Fortin
Time: 9 p.m.

SUNDAY, JULY 29

Alias Entertainment Expo (AEX) holds Cosplay World Summit
Venue: Woodford Square, Port-of-Spain
Time: 8 a.m.

Mawasi Experiences holds Drum Mass
Venue: Sacred Heart RC Church, Richmond Street, Port-of-Spain
Time: 11 a.m.

Arouca Community Council, in collaboration with MP Camille Robinson- Regis, holds Interfaith Thanksgiving Service
Venue: 2 Victoria Street, Arouca
Time: 2 p.m.

Sunday Callaloo — A Musical Experience, feat Steve Neaves & Zu Zung Geng, Arthur Marcial, Francis Prime and Sapophonics Steel
Venue: Lions Civic Centre, Fitzblackman Drive, Wrightson Road Ext, Woodbrook
Time: 4 p.m.

Eastern Boys hosts Street Food of the World, feat David Rudder, Pelham Goddard & Roots and more
Venue: Orange Grove Road (opposite Eddie Hart Grounds), Trincity
Time: 5 p.m.

RS/RR Theatre Company stages The Naughty Minister, starring Richard Ragoobarsingh, Nikki Crosby, Penelope Spencer, Debbie Boucaud Mason, Ria Ali, Leslie-Ann Lavine and Bradley Logan
Venue: Central Bank Auditorium, Port-of- Spain
Time: 8.30 p.m.

Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts stages Pan on a Higher Note — Rhythm, feat National Steel Symphony Orchestra (NSSO), Karene Asche, Derron Sandu, Elle Infini TT, Kay Alleyne, Chelsea Fensome, Shiva Manick and more
Venue: Lord Kitchener Auditorium, National Academy for the Performing Arts (Napa), Port-of-Spain
Time: 7.30 p.m.

MONDAY, JULY 30

Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts hosts Conversations on the Draft National Policy on Culture and the Arts (Topic: Visual and Performing Arts)
Venue: Lord Kitchener Auditorium, National Academy for the Performing Arts (Napa), Port-of-Spain
Time: 5 p.m.

Emancipation Support Committee TT holds Shikamoo – A Tribute to Calypsonian Composer; Ancestral Rhythms
Venue: Lidj Yasu Omowale Emancipation Village, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of- Spain
Time: 7.30 p.m.

TUESDAY, JULY 31

Emancipation Support Committee holds Pan African Night, feat Kalabante acrobatic circus and more
Venue: Lidj Yasu Omowale Emancipation Village, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of- Spain
Time: 6 p.m.

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Endeavour, Chaguanas, Trinidad.

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