Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival Continues on the Fringe

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Saint Lucia Sound Stage – at the Cocoa Palm Car Park, Rodney Bay Marina:

May 6th

6:00 pm                Diamond  Steel Orchestra

6:45 pm                Performance poetry featuring Kendal Hippolyte and Travis Weekes

7:05 pm                TJ Project featuring: featuring  emerging artists and Teddyson John  with a grand finale performance.

The Saint Lucia Hotel & Tourism Association will present a Taste of Saint Lucia Village -a unique and interactive culinary experience showcasing local foods.

Saint Lucia HOT Couture: – May 6th -Venue is the Audi Centre at the Meridian Place 7:00pm

Saint Lucian models from the international runway as well as newbies, will walk the runway at Hot Couture

Saint Lucian models from the international runway as well as newbies, will walk the runway at Hot Couture

Featuring established and emerging Saint Lucia designers:

  • Kumba Designs
  • Jaeylu Designs
  • Perry Bags
  • Meme Bete bags
  • Shazi Designs
  • Lynn Bristol
  • Delia Isaac
  • Tracey Betts
  • Incognito

And top  regional and international designers:

  • Claudia Pegus (Trinidad)
  • Cassandra Mottley (Barbados)
  • Francis Hendy (New York )
  • Heather Jones ( Trinidad)
  • Mickaelle Berlin (Martinique)
  • Sushma Patel (India via Atlanta)

For the first time on a Saint Lucia runway, overseas based Saint Lucian models who are active on the International stage:

Lucian born int'l model Annaliese Dayes, appeared on America's Next Top Model (ANTM) British Invasion

Lucian born int’l model Annaliese Dayes, appeared on America’s Next Top Model (ANTM) British Invasion

  • Mala Bryan
  • Portia Chery
  • Denise Lay
  • Annaliese Dayes

Limited tickets are available for this show

Tickets are available online: www.stluciajazz.org

 

Saint Lucia HOT Couture Trunk Show

On Wednesday May 08 (the day after the Fashion show) there will be a Trunk Show at the Bay Gardens Beach Resort, Rodney Bay where the public can view and purchase designs from Saint Lucia HOT Couture .  The Trunk Show takes place from 2:00pm – 6:00pm. All are welcome.

African Dance workshop – May 9th at 6:30pm at Christylights studio in La Clery

The performers from the Broadway Musical FELA will be dancing on Pigeon Island mainstage with Tony Allen. These professional dancers will host an African dance masterclass for Saint Lucian dancers FREE OF CHARGE at Christylights dance studio in La Clery. Free session – call 452-4094 to register

Piano Masterclass – May 9th at 10:00am at the Saint Lucia School of Music

Roberto Fonseca who will be performing at the Gaiety on Rodney Bay on Wednesday, May 8, will also be hosting a master class for seasoned pianists FREE OF CHARGE at the Saint Lucia School of Music at 10:00am on May 9th.

Any persons interested please call 452-4094

 

Children’s Music education workshop by Etienne Charles

Etienne Charles will be performing at Gaiety on Rodney Bay on May 8th and will also host a student’s music workshop FREE OF CHARGE at the National Cultural Centre on May 9, 2013 at 10:00am.

Etienne Charles – who received a master’s degree from the famous Juilliard School of Music is a current teacher of Jazz music at the University of Michigan. Etienne hails from Trinidad, is a master trumpeter who fuses his Caribbean music with contemporary jazz music.

For more information please call 452-4094

Visual Arts Exhibitions

May 6 – 10th at Baywalk Mall on the 2nd floor

Art pieces from both experienced and emerging Saint Lucian artists and local crafters. Literary arts exhibition featuring both well-known and rare publications of Saint Lucian authors.

There will also be visual arts exhibitions at the Gaiety on Rodney Bay and at Pigeon Island National Landmark. The best of Saint Lucia’s visual arts will be showcased and available for purchase.

SAINT LUCIA JAMZ

Every evening from Wednesday May 08 to May 12 the Rodney Bay Village will come alive after the Jazz Showcase (Gaiety) and Mainstage concerts with FREE performances at popular restaurants.  Visiting and Saint Lucian musicians are invited to come and jam with popular bands featuring various music genres.  The public is invited to come and experience a musical treat.

Featured bands include Annexus, Emerson Nurse Quintet, Xtent, Pulse, Skip Monday, Alibi, Tropix featuring Shomari Maxwell, Black Antz and more…

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