Saturday, March 27, 2010

Sneak Peek Alert - Tribal Knights "Moulin Rouge" @ Fire Fete

Hey Readers,
According to Tribal Knights latest newsletter, all you eager masqueraders, hungry for anything Caribana costume related, can now catch a glimpse of the section entitled "Moulin Rouge" at Fire Fete on April 3, 2010. (I see.....corsets and cancan skirts......maybe something like this.....what do you think?)

With Spring brings new life...

On Saturday April 3rd, 2010 Dexter Seusahai's Tribal Knights will be showcasing a sneak peak of the themed section: MOULIN ROUGE inside FIRE FETE!

Its time to turn off the lights.....

Well at 8:30 p.m. anyway......Don't forget to celebrate Earth Hour!!!!!

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

OCPA Calypso Tune-Up

In addition to Caribana bandlaunches, the 2010 Calypso Season is set heat up next month too!! Check out the Organization of Calypso Performing Artistes website:

Black Sage Website and Pre Caribana Brunch

Black Sage (formerly Nip Davis and the Scarborough Caribbean Sports Club) has launched their new website for 2010 Caribana.....check it out at

The band is also having a Pre Caribana Brunch on Sunday, April 18, 2010
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Northern Tropics (Kennedy and Ellesmere Road)

Gospel Praise on Steel

Pan Arts Network (P.A.N.) presents....
Friday April 23rd, 2010

Featuring Steelband performances by:
Gems & Friends Steel Orchestra
Worship in Steel
Nativity Steel Angels
Malvern Praise on Pan

Special Guest Performance by:
Afropan Steelband "The Peoples Band"

Chinese Cultural Centre - P.C. Ho Theatre - 5183 Sheppard Ave. East (just east of Markham)

Admission: $25.00 Advance & $30.00 at the Door
Time: Doors Open 7:30 pm Show 8:00 pm

info: Wendy 416-283-7756, Earl 416-245-6411
Different Booklist: 416-538-0889
M&A Discount Store: 416-208-9474
Auto TDA: 416-890-6928

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Spring has Sprung

Hey readers,
I guess by now you all have seen all the posts and resulting comments and opinions from far and wide in regards to the TMBA and Tribe Toronto. I have nothing to add (LOL). I can't really comment on things that I know very little about. As a masquerader, I am just waiting for all this melee to be over with so we can get to the real bacchanal......BAND LAUNCH SEASON!!! Spring has sprung in Toronto and the band launches start next month.....check my previous post for all the confirmed dates so far.

In related news, XPATS will host their Section Launch on Saturday, May 15, 2010 at the Meadowvale Community Centre, 6655 Glen Erin Dr., Mississauga. XPATS are a part of the Saldenah Crew and their section is called "Portraits of Autumn".

Another section from Saldenah is looking for models for the band's launch on Saturday, May 8, 2010. The section is "Portraits of Paradise" If interested send an email to Females should send a face, full body, and bikini pic and males a face, and full body pic.
Facebook page:!/group.php?gid=334886757033

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Caribana at the Vancouver Winter Olympics

Here's some footage of the Caribana performers on stage at the Ontario Pavilion during the Vancouver Winter Olympics.

Carnival Nationz call for models

Carnival Nationz has commenced their search for male and female models to showcase their 2010 Caribana presentation entitled "SPARROW.....d'legend." If you're interested, send your face and bathing suit body shot to by Saturday, March 20, 2010.

This year's Carnival Nationz band launch is scheduled for Saturday, May 1, 2010 at the Sound Academy and I can't wait....woohoo!!!

Carnival Nationz FB Group:

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Black Sage call for models

Black Sage (formerly Nip Davis and Scarborough Caribbean Sports Club) is looking for models for their 2010 Caribana photo shoot.

Here's the FB message:
"The new Web sit for Black Sage Carnival(formerly Nip Davis and SCSC), should be up and rolling by the end of march. All Call out to volunteer models for our Photo shoot for caribana 2010 costumes. If you're interested in doing our photo shoot, please send a full body shot of yourself and your contact information to (put "photo shoot 2010 in the subject box) Please note, you must be 18 years of age to participate"!/group.php?gid=13576749764

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Caribana Excitement

Is anybody else super-excited about the upcoming Caribana Band Launch Season??? I can't wait for it to start. Any little piece of news from the mascamps sends me into tizzy. In keeping with that, here's some info from the Saldenah crew.......the launch date is May 8, 2010 and will be held at Embers Banquet Hall

Here is the list of section leaders, names and colours for their 2010 presentation "Portraits".......

Dr Jay – Portraits of Innocence…. White

Anton Saldenah – Portraits of Grape and Wine… Purple / Dark Red

Ronnie Clarke – Portraits of Falling Angels…. Red /Black

Allisha Ali – Portrait of Off Lovers….. Pink / Bronze

Soca 101 – Portrait of Painters Pallet….. Rainbow Colours

Jennelle Rachael – Portrait of Paradise….. Turquoise / Beige / Gold

Bryant Sinanan – Portrait of The True North Strong And Free. Oh Canada!…… Silver / White / Red

Karen Jones – Portrait of a Rose….. Pink and Turquoise

Curtis Atchsion – Portrait of Celestal Light…… Black Iris / Silver

Winston/Xpats – Portrait of Autumn….. Gold / Orange

Curtis Eustace – Portrait of India….. Red / Green / Trim with gold.

Curtis Eustace - Portrait of Indonesia…. Peach/Orange/ trim

I like the idea of a turquoise/beige/gold combination......looking forward to seeing the designs.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Spring into Shape with Socacize

Ladies (and gents too) here is your opportunity to get a jump on your workout plan for Caribana.....

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