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February 20, 2012

Accolades for Kambule The Street Pageant

Hundreds of expectant patrons gathered on Piccadilly Greens from as early as 4am on Carnival Friday to witness the return of the critically acclaimed play by Eintou Springer Kambule The Street Pageant
February 13, 2012

Kambule the Street Pageant returns to Piccadilly Greens in 2012

Kambule The Street Pageant written by Eintou Pearl Springer will be performed again in 2012 on the streets of Port of Spain The new spelling of the name of her play comes from the Kikongo word for Procession as revealed in research by local historian Professor Maureen WarnerLewis
December 19, 2011

Dara Healy is awarded the Felix Harrington Prize for Dance

Dara Healy has been awarded the 2011 Felix Harrington Prize for being the Best Student in the UWI Certificate in Dance and Dance Education The prize is awarded by the Faculty of Humanities and Education while the dance programme is run by the Centre for Creative and Festival Arts in St Augustine
December 5, 2011

Idakeda delivers with Caribbeana Training for NALIS staff

This workshop is quite valuable and all library staff should do itThere is so much of our history that is not told not revealed and in great danger of dying when our elders depart this earthCaptivating Engaging Lively Entertaining IntriguingThank you for this opportunity for self awareness and providing me with the tools to provide a better service to patronsThese are just some of the comments from the twoday training in Caribbeana conducted by Idakeda for the staff of the National Library and Information System Authority NALIS
November 28, 2011

Anansi in the Media

Eintou Springers latest play How Anansi Bring the Drum was recently performed to appreciative audiences in Trinidad and in TobagoThe play was performed by young people from across the country as part of the development of a Youth Theatre Group by the Trinidad and Tobago National Commission for UNESCO and in celebration of the UN Year in honour of people of African Descent
November 7, 2011

Young cast showcase their talents in How Anansi Brings the Drum

Speech Band Kaiso Stick fight are all part of a new and exciting production How Anansi Bring The Drum which takes place at UW I Open Campus with the Gala opening on November 24th at 630pm and Shows on November 25th at 10am and 7pm Goodwood High School Tobago on Saturday 26th November 2011 at 400pm and 700pm The production celebrates the International Year for the People of African Descent and is part of the UNESCOs Youth Theatre Initiative
October 31, 2011

How Anansi Brings the Drum premieres in November African History Month

Prominent playwright poet and storyteller Eintou Pearl Springerpremieres her new play How Anansi Bring the Drum on November 24 at the UWI Open Campus on Gordon Street in St Augustine The play will run for two nights in Trinidad at 7pm and on Saturday at the Goodwood High School in Tobago Tobagonians will enjoy two shows at 4pm and 7pm
October 24, 2011

Eintou speaks on Africans in the Diaspora at global gathering of writers in Costa Rica

Eintou Springer and Willie Chen were the only two representatives from the English speaking Caribbean at the recently concluded First Global forum for writers of African Indigenous and Sino Indian descendants Eintou presented a paper and conducted a workshop with Costa Rican children of primary school age
October 10, 2011

I Hyarima headlines Amerindian Heritage Day Celebrations

The versatile and talented Brendon La Caille plays the lead role of the Amerindian warrior chief Hyarima in the 2011 performance of the play about this first hero of Trinidad and Tobago The play written and directed by Eintou Pearl Springer will be showcased as part of the celebrations for Amerindian Heritage Day at the Arima Park at 6pm on October 14th
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