—Published on 29th August, 2019.
Artist, Joshua Lue Chee Kong, presents his current concepts and prototype artist for a small audience at Idlewood Bespoke. Topics being discussed include 3D printing, bronze casting, and mould making. Read More »
The Pride Parade II
—Published on 2nd July, 2019.
In spite of grey skies and damp weather, the second Pride Fair and Parade takes place in Trinidad and Tobago. Read More »
Sticks by Central Bank
—Published on 25th May, 2019.
As part of International Museum Day 2019, Sticks in de Yard—along with Tekel ‘Salti’ Sylvan, Jada ( #jadarocks ) and Carnival Queen 2019, Shynel Brizan—were all invited to teach and perform in the courtyard of the Central Bank, Port of Spain. Daniel Bascombe, Kriston ‘Fearless Leader’ Chen, and Shaun Rambaran were on hand to teach […] Read More »
Run for Food
—Published on 25th April, 2019.
A group of costumed mascots from Carvalho Productions participate in the 2019 'Run for Food' 5K. Read More »
—Published on 25th March, 2019.
Held on the Friday before Trinidad and Tobago Carnival, ‘Canboulay’ is a reminder of what makes Trinbago Carnival unique, and why Carnival in on the islands is celebrated the way it is. A section of Piccadilly Street, Port of Spain is cordoned off and flanked with bleachers, turning part of the road into a stage. […] Read More »
—Published on 31st January, 2019.
'Yard Core' aims to get a group of stiltwalkers Carnival-fit in time for the 2019 Trinbago Carnival. Read More »
De 2018 Walk
—Published on 30th December, 2018.
2018 was a year dense with exhilarations, adventures, challenges, places, peoples, thoughts, ideas, learning, and experiences for the Sticks in de Yard group—formerly called #1000mokos. The year saw (among other things) an intense participation in the 2018 Carnival with Moko Sõmõkow, visits to Wildflower Park and the 2018 New Fire Festival, oldmas presentations by Joshua […] Read More »
The Launch of Trinidad and Tobago Carnival 2019
—Published on 30th October, 2018.
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—Published on 29th July, 2018.
With a music truck at the head, then vibrant revellers (some of whom in prettymas elements), then a shuttle, and an ambulance at the caravan’s tail, the parade cannot help but take on a feeling of a being miniature TT Carnival band. Many varied races, ages, sexes, genders, and sexual-orientations dance and sing together as triumphant Caribbean music plays and the parade slowly winds around Nelson Mandela, turning onto Tragarete Road. Read More »
Sports in de Yard
—Published on 30th June, 2018.
In the midst of the 2018 World Cup, a #1000mokos 'Sticks in de Yard' session takes place on 24th June 2018, at Alice Yard, Woodbrook. Read More »
One Love is de Anthem
—Published on 10th April, 2018.
Actions have lead to broader, islandwide discussions, questioning the role of government, the source of moral principles, and to what degree ought a country’s government be involved in the private and personal activities of individuals. Read More »
—Published on 5th January, 2018.
Thirty-five years to the date of this writing, the Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon has been taking place. Beginning in 1983, it originally was known as the Mirror Marathon, titled for its main sponsor. Over the years, the event changed hands a few times, but always maintained. It became well-known during the era of CLICO’s […] Read More »
—Published on 15th October, 2017.
Trinidad, once called 'Kairi' (or possibly 'Iere') was aboriginally inhabited by many groups of Amerindian peoples who populated the Caribbean and South American region. Read More »
¡El Pueblo Decide!
—Published on 16th July, 2017.
Venezuelan persons symbolically protest Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro. Read More »
Second Fire at Ministry of Social Development
—Published on 10th April, 2017.
Fire services combat a fire at the building which previously housed the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services, Independence Square, Port of Spain. Read More »
—Published on 6th April, 2017.
#1000mokos is a project aimed at building a community of one thousand moko jumbies (stiltwalkers) across Trinidad and Tobago. Read More »
—Published on 1st March, 2017.
Expressions and emotions of Trinidad and Tobago's 2017 Carnival. Read More »
—Published on 25th February, 2017.
Blue devils on the early morning, immediately after the Canboulay riots re-enactment on Piccadilly Street. 24th February, 2017. Read More »
Take a Stand, Not a Seat
—Published on 14th January, 2017.
An anti-crime demonstration at Woodford Square on Friday 13th January, 2017. Read More »
Cool Nights 4
—Published on 26th August, 2016.
Cool Nights, a monthly night of music organised by Singer / Songwriter, Gillian Moor. Its fourth edition featured Nzingha Job, and was held at the Kaiso Blues Café, Woodford Street, Port of Spain on 12th August, 2016, Read More »
The King Show
—Published on 1st July, 2016.
Organised by I am One TnT, 'The King Show' was a drag-king pageant held at Alice Yard, Woodbrook, on June 17th, 2016. Read More »
—Published on 13th May, 2016.
Carnival in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Read More »
Equestrian Special Olympics World Games
—Published on 1st April, 2016.
The 2016 Equestrian Special Olympics, held on March 12th, 2016 at the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Mounted and Canine Branch. Read More »
Healing with Horses’ Buccoo Integrated Summercamp
—Published on 4th March, 2016.
The 2015 edition of Healing with Horses' Buccoo Integrated Summercamp. Read More »
A Woodbrook Lime
—Published on 26th February, 2016.
An annual lime arranged by Matthew 'Star' Whiley for the children of Woodbrook. Read More »
Raymond Durham’s 1st Annual Pavement Lime
—Published on 19th February, 2016.
A 'pavement lime' arranged by shoe-repairman, Raymond Durham. Raymond saw this as his way of 'giving back' to his customers and friends who daily walk by his tarpaulined workspace, located on the Park Street sidewalk. Read More »
Overheard at Protest on City Hall
—Published on 12th February, 2016.
Overheard commentary by two, unknown observers of a protest of Mayor Raymond Tim Kee. Read More »
—Published on 20th November, 2015.
Written by Kerlana Stewart, ‘Delivered!’ is a play that examines the unquestioning trust that persons place into authority figures. On November 19th, 2015, Director, Timmia Hearn and her cast began workshopping the play from its first reading at Trinidad Theatre Workshop, Belmont, with the aim of eventually performing a full production. A staged reading is […] Read More »
—Published on 30th October, 2015.
Colourful and full of booming, but relatively sombre, rhythm, Hosay commemorates the memory of Husayn ibn Ali. Read More »
Liming in the Ashes
—Published on 8th May, 2015.
It stunned Saint James when, seemingly with no warning, fire broke out inside Smokey and Bunty bar at around five o’clock in the evening, April 29th, 2015. Extensive videos and photographs were shared on social media websites, as the flames worked their way from the kitchen of Lanyap; a tenant of Smokey and Bunty which […] Read More »
—Published on 20th February, 2015.
Not just the muddy mischief of J’ouvert, or the colourful euphoria of ‘pretty-mas’. Not just the music of all types; rapso, live steelpan, tassa, tamboo bamboo, kaiso, calypso and soca. Not just the bodies everywhere. Not just the food, treats and alcohol on every available bit of street. Not just the people of all walks, […] Read More »
Together We Achieve
—Published on 5th December, 2014.
A photograph from the Trinidad and Tobago National Sprint and Olympic Triathlon Championships 2014, submitted as an example of ‘compassion’ to a social media campaign by psychologist, Paul Ekman. Read More »
—Published on 5th December, 2014.
Artists, Luis Vasquez La Roche, Alicia Milne and Nikolai Noel participate in a drawing performance, in which each attempts to image the others two hundred times. August 30th, 2014. Read More »