Category: Arts & Culture

Heather Headley of Trinidad & Tobago

Heather Headley: One of Trinidad’s Brightest Stars

Caroline Taylor interviews the Grammy and Tony award-winning actress, singer and songwriter Heather Headley

Choreographer and dancer Dave Williams in his iconic performance ‘Scan’ (2009). Photo: Jeffrey Chock courtesy the Coco Dance Festival.

Trinidad’s Arts & Culture: An Overview

A meeting point for cultural traditions preserved by migrants from around the world, Trinidad is constantly abuzz with artistic and cultural activity

Haze Night Club in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Photo by Stephen Broadbridge

Trinidad’s Nightlife & Entertainment Scene

Trinidadians take their entertainment very, very seriously. The multitude of bars, nightclubs and lounges, roadside watering holes, multi-level VIP clubs with dazzling lights and sizzling cocktails, shows exactly how serious a business partying is to Trinis. There’s no shortage of possibilities — find your niche and dive in!

Machel Montano performs at his Carnival-time AC concert. Photographer: Keown Thomas

Behind Trinidad’s Music

Our multicultural heritage gives our music an intriguing eclecticism, and a range of rhythms and styles that’s guaranteed to please

Caribbean Airlines Invaders Steel Orchestra perform at Pan, Parang and Pork.

The Making of a Steel Pan

The steel pan (it’s really a bit of a faux pas to call it a steel drum!) is one of Trinidad’s proudest exports. It distinguishes itself by being the only acoustic, non-electric instrument invented in the 20th century, and one incubated right in and around Port of Spain during the second world war.

Trinidad Rapso Band 3canal

Rapso Band 3canal Talks Trinidad Music

Where is Trinidad’s music going? Discover asked popular rapso band 3canal for their opinion. The band’s Wendell Manwarren, Roger Roberts and Stanton Kewley give their views.