• Scene at the Praise and Worship event
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    Praise or Sewo

    As a Christian, I wish to warn believers about using every opportunity to make merry, to Sewo in the name of thanksgiving. It is sad that as a columnist on ...

  • With Boat at the Old Mill Exhibition" Still Waters"
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    Still Waters

    So many are the metaphors, innuendos that could be captured by the latest art exhibition showcased two weeks ago at the Old Mill Cultural Centre staged by Dominica's premier female ...

  • Asa Bantan- Best Male Artiste of the Year
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    Bouyon stamping its authority

    Three weeks ago I tuned into the Jamaican programme Sportsmax and I was greeted to the sound of an Asa Bantan composition which introduced the programme. I could not believe ...

  • Daddy Chess, in white, performs at the rally
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    Calypso, Tradition and Elections

    There has been lots of speculation, innuendo and inferences as politics and the looming elections, constitutionally due by May 2020, heats up. Aspersions, calculations seem to have been completely left ...

  • Marian Makiba
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    Afro Beat Invasion

    If, as we know, life and everything under the sun began in Africa then one of the greatest gifts given to man, after life itself, music, all began in the ...

  • Sty Larocque
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    Sty LaRocque- Drummer extraordinaire

    It all began for Alex Sty LaRocque at the tender age of 12 when he fell in love with the drums. His father, now deceased, a guitarist, was his mentor. ...

  • Mel
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    Biggest local WCMF contingent ever

    We seem to be coming of age in terms of the professionalism of our bands which renders them more suitable than a decade before when groups like the 1St Serenade ...

  • Crowd participation: Mas in the street, Dominica Style
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    Insights into Vincy Mas

    Vincentians have dubbed Vincy Mas the best in the region and they can do that. I have seen them all with exception of Trinidad and Tobago and the Spice Isle, ...

  • Wadix as MC at Papa Creole show awards ceremony
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    Here are two of Dominica's best DJ's

    Wadix and Dr. Miguel are two DJ's that have elevated themselves from merely being just spinners of disc as in the old days of the Ted Daley's or BaBa's or ...

  • Fitzroy Williams, right, and Gordon Henderson performs at the Papa Creole show
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    Papa Creole!

    Well, many of us won't see it again, this once-in-a- lifetime event where three icons grace a Dominica stage each observing half a century of music. In fact it won't ...

  • Asa Bantan- Best Male Artiste of the Year
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    Doing it solo

    At one time music was all about bands; the Exile's , Grammax's, Groovers', Stars and Belles, to name a leading few. At one time one would think that our musical ...

  • Arundel Thomas
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    Writer's block

    Two weeks ago ended a three-part series on the rise and fall of literature in Dominica and heralded were Edward Sobie Lawrence, Jean Rhys, Ralph Casimir, Dr. Lennox Honychurch, Phyllis ...