Monday Mar 3
Calypso Dreams' ...the sequel
Dr Geoffrey Dunn, the award-winning filmmaker and bestselling author, has announced that a sequel to Calypso Dreams named as "one of the greatest films of the English-speaking Caribbean" - will be released later this year.
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Monday Mar 3
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Calypso singer Mighty Sparrow back on stage
After being in a diabetic coma, singer Slinger Sparrow, aka "Mighty Sparrow," is back in Trinidad and performing this carnival season.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Machel Makes it 3
PHOTO: CLYDE LEWIS There was absolute certainty from a crowd of thousands at the Hasely Crawford Stadium on Friday night when host Marc Anthony's clear voice asked patrons who had won the Groovy Soca Monarch competition.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Prof Mohammed concludes tribute series: - Sparrow a gender warrior'
Calypsonian Slinger Francisco rests his head on his wife Margaret's shoulder during the If Sparrow Say So lecture "Who Taking Advantage of Who" at the Daaga Auditorium, UWI, St Augustine, on Thursday.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Aaron keeps Chutney Soca title
Defending champion Aaron Duncan retained his title for a second time as the Schools' National Carnival Chutney Soca Monarch champion yesterday, at the Carnival Village, Queen's Park Savannah in Port of Spain.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Mighty Sparrow mounts NAPA stage with Jean and Dinah
Sparrow take over now:a Sthe Calypso King of the Worlda Sstaged an unscheduled performance at NAPA during the tribute show in his honour staged by UTT on Friday.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Honouring cultural icons
The thought of a convalescent Mighty Sparrow having to take to the stage only just having escaped the clutches of a serious illness to hustle for money to pay his medical bills is unsettling.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Cro Cro on Sparrow's award: Govt must also fix calypso
Weston Rawlins, better known in the calypso world as Cro Cro, says while it is good the country plans to recognise the Mighty Sparrow with the nation's highest award, Government also needs to pay attention to the calypso artform itself.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Acknowledging two major achievers
The decision by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar to award and reward The Mighty Sparrow and masman Peter Minshall, respectively, must be commended.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Highest award for Sparrow
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar with veteran masman Peter Minshall, left, and Calypso King of the World Slinger Francisco during the Siparia Women's Association's Kiddies Carnival competition at Bhupsingh Park, Penal, yesterday.
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The Mighty Sparrow is back and the Calypso King of the World moves audience to tears
The Mighty Sparrow's first performance at Kaiso House in Trinidad on Thursday, February 13, 2014, after returning from the US where he had been seriously ill and in a coma.
Heckles for 'Sparrow Jr'
HECKLED: Sergio 'Shylocks' Francisco, son of legendary calypsonian Slinger 'Mighty Sparrow' performs at NAPA in Port-of-Spain in the Young Kings compe... SERGIO 'Shylocks' Francisco may be the spitting younger image of his famous father Calypso King of the World, Slinger 'Mighty Sparrow' Francisco.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Sparrow hailed as hero of lower class
Slinger "Mighty Sparrow" Francisco poses for a photograph while autographing copies of the book Gimme Room To Sing for students from various schools at the If Sparrow Say So - A tribute to the Mighty Sparrow lecture series at the Rudranath Capildeo Learning Resource Centre, Couva, yesterday.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Sparrow joins Generation Showdown on Thursday
The Mighty Sparrow will perform at the Generation Showdown concert taking place at the Jean Pierre Complex, Port-of-Spain on Thursday.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
The show was billed 'Doctors on Call' featuring the Mighty Sparrow , the Mighty Chalkdust and the Black Stalin , and for one hour, the man who a packed De Nu Pub came out to see, had them fully entertained.
Indebted to the Mighty Sparrow
Having returned home from cold New York we hope the Mighty Sparrow is feeling not only the full warmth of the Caribbean sun but the love of a people grateful for the years of joy and more that he has given them.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
'Happiest Man Alive'
DESPITE being in a coma in New York a few months ago, Calypso King of the world and national icon Slinger Francisco, better known as The Mighty Sparrow, returned to this country yesterday walking on his own, singing impromptu calypsoes and looking forward to performing for the Carnival season.