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June 22, 2009

Panel Discussion on Idakeda documentary generates heated debate on teacher evaluation young people in crisis and the need for more youth interventions

Education Consultant Dr Michael Alleyne school Principal Ronald Sanchez and noted novelist Merle Hodge led animated discussion about a number of serious issues in the education system as part of the Emancipation Support Committees 2009 Kwame Ture lecture series The focus of the discussion was the Idakeda documentary Baby Doll Meets Midnight Robber Carnival Intervention for the At Risk
June 15, 2009

Eintou to share words of inspiration with the students of the Bishop Anstey East High School

So you with your shining eyes yes I expect you to change the world Who will stand up to negativity dishonesty and to every attempt to wrest that power of your personhood from you whether it is politician popular media or an abusive relationship
June 8, 2009

Emancipation Support Committee hosts Panel Discussion on Baby Doll Intervention technique

A distinguished panel comprising Education Consultant Dr Michael Alleyne school principal Ronald Sanchez and Caribbean Novelist Merle Hodge will discuss as part of Emancipation celebrations this year the youth and community intervention work spearheaded by former Poet Laureate of Port of Spain Eintou Pearl Springer
June 1, 2009

Queens Hall honours Eintou for her contribution to our Oral Traditions

Former Poet Laureate Eintou Pearl Springer will be honoured for her contribution to our Oral Traditions as part of the Queens Hall celebration of its 50th Anniversary
May 25, 2009

Conscious Word Poetry Lime at the famous Phase 11 panyard

In the last of the series on the National Poetry Festival we take you to the sourcethe pan yard A balmy Caribbean evening and the rustic openness of the Phase 11 Pan Yard provided the perfect backdrop for an evening of Poetry Music and Conscious Vibes
May 18, 2009

New experience for Corner Bar patrons during Poetry Festival

The Open Mike session at Corner Bar attracted an eclectic and often times very funny mix of amateur poets some of whom actually wrote new pieces to fit the theme of the Festival
May 11, 2009

Poets share their words amongst the spirits of Amerindian warriors

This week we continue our retrospective of some of the highlights of the National Poetry FestivalPoets Spoken Word performers and Rapso artistes gathered under the thatched roof of the Carib Hut outside the Carib Centre in Arima that same night The readings were blessed by head of the Karina Community Ricardo Bharath who had opened his home and this space to us
May 11, 2009

Idakeda organises launch of International Museum Day 2009

Museums and Tourism is the theme set by the International Council of Museums ICOM for the celebration of International Museum Day this yearThe Idakeda team will once again end its Festival and Event Management skills to the National Museum to ensure that the launch is a success
May 4, 2009

Magical time in Charlotteville for Poetry Festival

Over the coming weeks we will share with you some of the wonderful moments highlights and photos from the recently concluded National Poetry Festival
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