Thursday, September 29, 2016

Bazodee...the movie opens this Friday, September 30, 2016 in the GTA

Hi readers,

I checked out Bazodee at the Closing Gala of the Caribbean Tales Film Festival and absolutely loved it!  Please go check it out and support the Caribbean film industry. Show Cineplex the power of our community.



Theatre Listings:
Cineplex Odeon Eglinton Town Centre Cinemas • Scarborough
Cineplex Cinemas • Vaughan
Cineplex Odeon Orion Gate Cinemas • Brampton

Visit the Cineplex website for movie times...
http://www.cineplex.com/Movie/bazodee

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

2016 Emancipation Day Underground Freedom Train Ride - Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 10:45 p.m.



Pan Alive 2016 - What the bands are playing?

1.St Jamestown Youth Centre Steel Orchestra
Leader: Ken Bhagan
Tune of Choice: Breakthrough
Composers: Amrit Samaroo and Mark Loquan
Singer: Chuck Gordon
Arranger: Dwight Belgrove

2.Golden Harps Int’l
Leader: Hayden Marshall
Tune of Choice: Oil and Music
Composer: Machel Montano
Singers: Machel Montano, ft. David Rudder
Arrangers: Rendall Williams and Marc Brooks

3.Panatics Steelband Network
Leader: Andrew Jackson
Tune of Choice: What Yuh Come Here For
Composer: Winston Bailey (Shadow)
Singer: Winston Bailey (Shadow)
Arranger: Gareth Burgess

4.New Dimension Steel Orchestra
Leaders: Denise Als
Tune of Choice: Scene
Composer: GBM Nutron
Singer: GBM Nutron
Arrangers: Thadel Wilson, Denise Als and Richard Cornelius

5.JK Pan Vibrations
Leaders: Cecil Clarke/Karla Clarke/Vanessa Brown/Chrystal Lewis
Tune of Choice: Free Up
Composer: Christopher “Tambu” Herbert
Singer: Christopher “Tambu” Herbert
Arranger: Tony “Pan Jumbie” Williams

6.Sihouettes Steel Orchestra
Leaders: Daniel Mosca and Winston Jones
Tune of Choice: Madd Music
Composers: Len “Boogsie” Sharpe and Nigel Rojas
Singer: Keith Lucas
Arranger: Marc Mosca

7. Pan Masters
Leader: Evelyn Amagon
Tune of Choice: Pan Night and Day
Composer: Aldwyn Roberts (Lord Kitchener)
Singer: Aldwyn Roberts (Lord Kitchener)
Arrangers: Tommy Crichlow and Rudo Forteau
Tuner: Tommy Crichlow

8. Salah’s Steelpan Academy
Leader: Fatima Wilson
Tune of Choice: Bass On Fire
Composers: Mark Loquan, Seion Gomez and Gregory “GB” Valentine
Singer: Kernel Roberts
Arranger: Salah Wilson

9. Afropan
Leaders: Earl La Pierre sr. and Earl La Pierre Jr.
Tune of Choice: Different Me
Composer: Joyan James
Singer: 5Star Akil
Arranger: Earl La Pierre Sr

10. Pan Fantasy Steel Orchestra
Leader: Wendy Jones
Tune of Choice: Unforgettable
Composers: Kerwin Du Bois, A. St. Louis, K. Hart, K. Phillips
Singer: Kerwin Du Bois, ft. Patrice Roberts
Arranger: Al Foster

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

2016 Toronto Carnival Band Directory...Find ah Band, Choose ah Section, Play ah Mas!!!

Hi readers,

Your time has come. The mas bands have done their part. Band leaders have chosen their themes, designers have worked tirelessly on their drawings, section leaders have organized production, band launches have been held for your delight.


Now its your turn...doh stick!!!


Its time for you to
Find ah Band 
Choose ah Section 
Play ah Mas!!!


Here is your 
2016 Toronto Carnival Band Directory

ATLANTIC MAS


2016 Presentation: "Tribute to Africa"
Band Leader: Akil Heywood
Mas Camp Address: 2180 Lawrence Ave. East, Toronto, ON 

Website: www.atlanticmas.com
Facebook: Atlantic Mas Toronto
Twitter: @atlanticmas
Instagram: atlanticmastoronto
Email: contactus@atlanticmas.com
Phone: 647-352-2240


CARNIVAL NATIONZ
2016 Presentation: "The Nest"
Band Leaders: Bryce Aguiton & Marcus Eustace
Mas Camp Address: 71 Dynamic Drive, Scarborough, ON

Website: www.carnival-nationz.com
Facebook: Carnival Nationz  
Twitter: @CNzInc
Instagram: cnzinc
Email: info@carnival-nationz.com


CARNIVAL REDEMPTION
2016 Presentation: "Enchanted Mystical Gardens"
Band Leaders: Joanne Webster & Chrisel Griffith
Mas Camp Address: 116 Manville Road, Toronto, ON M1L 4J5

Website: www.carnivalredemption.ca
Facebook: CarnivalRedemption
Twitter: CrnvlRedemption
Instagram: carnivalredemption
Email: carnivalredemption@gmail.com
Phone: 647-391-9049


CONCEPT COSTUME CREATORS
2016 Presentation: "Islands in the Sun"
Band Leader: Whitfield Belasco
Mas Camp Address: 29 Commercial Road, East York, ON

Website: www.conceptcostumecreators.com
Facebook: Concept Costume Creators
Email: www.werfamily2@hotmail.com
Phone: 647-308-3959


DE REGULARS
2016 Presentation: "Images of the Carnival"
Band Leader: Michael Williams
Mas Camp Address: 150 Barbados Road, Unit 11, Scarborough, ON

Website: www.dregulars.com
Facebook: D'Regulars
Twitter: @DeRegulars
Instagram: deregulars
Email: king.david22@hotmail.com 
Phone: 416-565-9688


DURHAM MAS
2016 Presentation: "Festival of Nations"
Band Leader: Jerrol Augustine
Mas Camp Address: 30 Bertrand Avenue (Units 1 & 2), Scarborough, ON M1L 2P5

Website: www.durhammas.com
Facebook: Durham Mas
Twitter: @DurhamMas
Instagram: durham_mas
Email: durhammas@gmail.com
Phone: 416-618-1302


FANTAZIA CARNIVAL
2016 Presentation: "Colours of Nature"
Band Leader: Will Morton and Lisa Morton
Mas Camp Address: 1600 Brimley Road (Units 3 & 4), Scarborough, ON

Website: www.fantaziainternational.net
Facebook: Fantazia Carnival 
Twitter: @FANTAZIA_Mas
Instagram: fantazia_carnival
Email: fantazia_09@hotmail.com
Phone: 289-888-1247


ISLAND VYBZ

2016 Presentation: "Genese"
Band Leader: Godfrey Wickham
Mas Camp Address: 2220 Midland Avenue, Unit 72BR, Scarborough, ON M1P 3E6

Website: islandvybzmas.com
Facebook: Island Vybz Mas 
Twitter: @islandvybz_mas
Instagram: Islandvybzmas
Email:  info@islandvybzmas.com
Phone: 647-308-0981


SALDENAH MAS
2016 Presentation: "Outta Africa"
Band Leader: Louis Saldenah
Mas Camp Address: 2220 Midland Avenue, Unit #84AP, Scarborough, ON 

Website: www.saldenahcarnival.com
Facebook: Saldenah Mas Band
Twitter: @TeamSaldenah
Instagram: teamsaldenah
Email: info.saldenah@gmail.com


SUNLIME
2016 Presentation: "Tribes B.C. (Before Columbus)"
Band Leader: Dwayne Gunness
Mas Camp Address: 69 Howden Rd. Unit #7, Toronto, ON

Website: www.sunlime.ca
Facebook: Sunlime
Twitter: @sunlimemas
Instagram sunlimemas
Email: info@sunlime.ca
Phone: 416-990-7112


TORONTO REVELLERS
2016 Presentation: "Lost: Secrets of the Amazon"
Band Leader: Jamaal Magloire
Mas Camp Address: 851 Milner Avenue, Toronto, ON M1B 5N6

Website: www.torontorevellers.com
Facebook: Toronto Revellers 
Twitter: @torevellers 
Instagram: torontorevellers 
Email: info@torontorevellers.com 
Phone: 416-282-1446


TRIBAL CARNIVAL
2016 Presentation: "Tribal 10"
Band Leader: Dexter Seusahai
MasCamp Address: 3401 McNicoll Avenue, Unit 8, Scarborough, ON M1V 2V5

Website: tribalcarnival.com
Facebook: Dexter Seusahai
Twitter: @TribalCarnival_ 
Instagram: tribalcarnival
Email:  tribal.carnivalcsr@gmail.com
Phone: 647-997-1867

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Carnival Nationz Registration begins today - Saturday, May 7, 2016



2016 Registration begins: 
*Loyalty Day - Saturday 7th May, 2016 @ 2pm-8pm
General - Sunday 8th May @ 12pm-6pm

Weekdays 6pm-10pm


ONLINE registration starts next week...


Location: 
CNz NEW mas camp
@ 71 Dynamic Dr., Scar, ON


Important Registration Info: 
*Loyalty - 2015 masqueraders only...
Deposit - $100 (cash) backline; more for frontline (speak with section leader)...

Backline costumes: Female - $250; Male $215...

Have all measurements if you are registering multiple people...


Now...

Get in a section and play mas with CNz!!!

www.carnival-nationz.com
@CNzInc (twitter | Instagram)
Facebook: carnival nationz group and/or page

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Atlantic Mas 2016 Toronto Carnival Band Launch - Sunday, May 22, 2016


New Band Alert: Atlantic Mas

Hi Readers,

I have to apologize...I thought I had featured all the new bands emerging this year for Toronto Carnival but I totally missed this one!  Please give your support to Atlantic Mas as they make their 2016 debut with their presentation "Tribute Africa".

The Atlantic Mas Band Launch is scheduled for Sunday, May 22, 2016 at Twilight.

Support the Culture!!!


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