Casym’s ‘Flying High’

US – Brooklyn-based Casym Steel Orchestra is reputed to be one of North America’s leading steel orchestras, and in keeping with that reputation, the celebrated music outfit has participated in the first-ever global flag raising ceremony to commemorate Steelband Month in Trinidad and Tobago, dubbed “Flying High.” “Casym Steel Orchestra has affixed its brand to

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Brooklyn Museum Plaza Transformed to Creative Canvas for Reopening Celebration

US – Large crowds of mask-wearing, socially-distanced folks came together on Saturday to celebrate the reopening of Brooklyn Museum. The museum shuttered its doors six months ago due to the coronavirus pandemic and staff have been planning a safe reopening for months. To celebrate, food, music and family-friendly activities filled the museum’s plaza over the

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Capesterre Belle Eau, berceau du Steel Pan

GP – Capesterre Belle Eau est le berceau du Steel Band. Nous nous sommes intéressés aux premières générations qui ont fait les beaux jours de cet instrument en Guadeloupe. Et à son avenir avec Yannis Roset et son Association Karukéra Stell Band. C’est à Capesterre Belle Eau, ville à vocation agricole, que la pratique du

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North America’s Biggest Caribbean Carnival Is Also Going Virtual

US – North America’s biggest Caribbean carnival is also going virtual this year, just like London’s Notting Hill Carnival. COVID-19 has also forced the West Indian American Day Carnival on line and off the streets of Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, NY. Festivities will kick off on August 28 with the International Youth Fest from 6

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