• Daddy Chess, in white, performs at the rally

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 ...

  • Helenia Darroux receives her prize from Royer, WhoOosh president

    More than words

    DOMFESTA painting exhibitions still demonstrate some of the best is to be found on island as I witnessed a couple weeks ago at the Old Mill Cultural Centre. I am ...

  • Ophelia Marie at the Mama Creole show press conference

    Mama Creole Sizzles

    Bravo to Ophelia and show organiser Wadix for an entertaining weekend at the Strip. Even as great as the artiste's performance was the behavior and discipline of a predominantly mature ...

  • Ophelia performs at Creole in the Park in 2005

    Let us Recognize the Notre Dame of Song

    Yes, in case you did not know, Notre Dame is French for "Our Lady" or "Our Mother" as in the Blessed Virgin Mary. So it's no wonder that the Christian ...