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Claude Gonzales replied to Pan Times's discussion Anthony Bourdain takes on Trinidad in the latest episode of "Parts Unknown"!
"odw: Gregory was talking about a different link breaking down the "politics" of the episode."
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odw replied to Pan Times's discussion Anthony Bourdain takes on Trinidad in the latest episode of "Parts Unknown"!
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odw replied to Pan Times's discussion Anthony Bourdain takes on Trinidad in the latest episode of "Parts Unknown"!
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Gunslingers’ 10th Pan Revolution most ‘challenging’ concert to date http://ow.ly/RknZ30cTwhQ

Gunslingers’ 10th Pan Revolution most ‘challenging’ concert to date

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S. F. Thomas replied to Pan Times's discussion Anthony Bourdain takes on Trinidad in the latest episode of "Parts Unknown"!
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Gregory Lindsay replied to Pan Times's discussion Anthony Bourdain takes on Trinidad in the latest episode of "Parts Unknown"!
"Some of you may not have seen the Report by Bourdain on his visit to T&T (it can be viewed at the link below) and may complain about the audacity of Bourdain to dare intrude and hold his mirror and light up to us. But what he has done what no…"
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Claude Gonzales replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion OKAY!!! OKAY!!! All who depressed after PARTS UNKNOWN -- look how nice the country is ...
"Gregory: Did you write this passage that you just posted? It is not typical of your writing style, so I am just asking!!!"
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Claude Gonzales replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion BUNJI GARLIN says SOCA [and PAN?] suffers from lack of support at home
"Well, as far as the PAN goes, I eh tie up in the history ting and the spiritual ting and African ancestors ting and the God give the Pan to Trinidadians ting and the whey the Pan was invented ting. I am more on the "this quote from Raf…"
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Gregory Lindsay replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion OKAY!!! OKAY!!! All who depressed after PARTS UNKNOWN -- look how nice the country is ...
"Some of you may not have seen the Report by Bourdain on his visit to T&T (it can be viewed at the link below) and may complain about the audacity of Bourdain to dare intrude and hold his mirror and light up to us. But what he has done what no…"
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Gregory Lindsay replied to Pan Times's discussion Anthony Bourdain takes on Trinidad in the latest episode of "Parts Unknown"!
"Some of you may not have seen the Report by Bourdain on his visit to T&T (it can be viewed at the link below) and may complain about the audacity of Bourdain to dare intrude and hold his mirror and light up to us. But what he has done what no…"
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Claude Gonzales replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion BUNJI GARLIN says SOCA [and PAN?] suffers from lack of support at home
"Aquil: Is your first sentence a shot at the upcoming INTERNATIONAL STEELBAND FOUNDATION concert coming up on the 22nd, January? Merrytonestothebone made a similar comment about hearing the bands play all those same tunes over and over."
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Ayesha Mohammed replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion BUNJI GARLIN says SOCA [and PAN?] suffers from lack of support at home
"I have come to the conclusion that this attitude is to be measured in the level of collective self-esteem we hold at a national level. This perhaps may have been developed from our thorough lack of knowledge of who we are and to whom we belong. We…"
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Aquil replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion BUNJI GARLIN says SOCA [and PAN?] suffers from lack of support at home
"Presentation, Presentation, Presentation. Going to pan shows of the same format and bands playing same music is no longer working. Besides Marchel most soca artists just want to go on stage sing. No tough into Presentation. Promoters are not…"
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Gunslingers’ 10th Pan Revolution most ‘challenging’ concert to date

MARIGOT--Preparations are well under way for Gunslingers tenth Pan Revolution which will be held for the first time in the Layzy Bay parking lot in Marigot on the evening of Saturday, July 8, 2017, a concert that will be as much about the famous Gunslingers Steel Band legacy as the quality of the other artistes invited. It promises to be an evening of excellent musicianship and vocal performances. The central performers will be the Junior Gunslingers from the music school, Senior Gunslingers of a certain age and experience, and the Advanced Gunslingers together with invited steel bands FlabeJ from Trinidad and the Nevis Pan Ensemble. The tremendous line-up for the evening is complemented by featured local artistes Benjamin Bell, Tamillia Chance, Malaïka Maxwell, Shadz, Shakya, Baker Jr, Anjolie Sassy, Shanae Rumer, Royalty, Natisha Hanson, Kenyo…See More
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knolly smith replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion OKAY!!! OKAY!!! All who depressed after PARTS UNKNOWN -- look how nice the country is ...
"TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO IS A "GREAT COUNTRY"  I AM ON VACATION THERE, THREE MONTHS IN EVERY YEAR. FOR THE PAST FORTY FIVE YEARS.......TRINI TO THE BONE...MONTREAL CANADA IS MY HOME AWAY FROM HOME...... ............CANADA ANOTHER GREAT…"
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Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion BUNJI GARLIN says SOCA [and PAN?] suffers from lack of support at home
"Mi Amigo, I know and understand what you're saying, (1) you know, that the ingredients are there global and otherwise, I've also been on the inside looking out, and the outside looking in, now I'm above looking down, where it's a…"
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FRANK replied to Pan Times's discussion Open Letter to Keith Diaz, Pan Trinbago’s new President
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Anthony Bourdain takes on Trinidad in the latest episode of "Parts Unknown"!

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BUNJI GARLIN says SOCA [and PAN?] suffers from lack of support at home

Started by Claude Gonzales in Uncategorized. Last reply by Claude Gonzales 1 hour ago. 11 Replies

“Trinidad is known as a community that naturally doesn’t support its own regardless, not music only, in sports, academics, whatever. We have become a society that kinda taught itself not to believe in ourselves and we have this attitude of only if…Continue

Gunslingers’ 10th Pan Revolution most ‘challenging’ concert to date

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MARIGOT--Preparations are well under way for Gunslingers tenth Pan Revolution which will be held for the first…Continue

Open Letter to Keith Diaz, Pan Trinbago’s new President

Started by Pan Times in Commentary. Last reply by FRANK 11 hours ago. 39 Replies

by Khalick HewittMr. Diaz, congratulations to you as Pan Trinbago new president and your administration that were duly elected on October 25, 2009. I want to thank all the steelbands and their representatives who participated in this historical…Continue

Giving aid when needed to those we always shower great words on.

Started by Caspar Durant in Uncategorized. Last reply by Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho 16 hours ago. 18 Replies

I seldom visit this forum any more, so I do not know if you all are aware that Cary Codrington is ailing, they have organised a concert and I am posting the flyer here. Your actions will demonstrate weather or not you think that Cary Codrington, the…Continue

Students learn to play steel drums at summer camp

Started by Pan Times in WST News. Last reply by Jay Cumberbatch yesterday. 4 Replies

By Cassandra Brown Staff JournalistUsing 55-gallon steel oil drums and small,…Continue

GREGORY LINDSAY: I need to know if you are going to keep your promise to PAY PAN MEN by the END OF JUNE

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The UPPM and the CIP (Gregory and Aquil) promised to pay the PAN MEN by the end of this month, so I hope they are planning to KEEP THEIR PROMISE. Several attempts have been made to contact DOCTOR DOLLY (The STEALTH MINISTER OF CULTURE) to NO AVAIL.Continue

Happy Birthday to the legendary Pan innovator Anthony Williams

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When Steel Talks extends birthday greetings to the great arranger, leader and innovator extraordinaire - Anthony "Tony" Williams.   Continue

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JUST SOME MORE PAN TRIVIA!

Posted by Ian Franklin on June 4, 2017 at 7:27pm 0 Comments

THESE ARE THE GROSSED EARNINGS IN MILLIONS FROM 2007 THROUGH 2017 FOR THE LEADING 6 STEEL ORCHESTRAS AT PANORAMA FINALS.

ALL STARS          9.9

PHASE II              8.I

SILVER STARS    6.9

RENEGADES       5.9

DESPERADOES  5.8

EXODUS              5.3

WHO DO YOU THINK IS #7?

JUST SOME PAN TRIVIA!

Posted by Ian Franklin on June 2, 2017 at 2:04pm 7 Comments

DO YOU ALL KNOW THAT FROM 1963 THROUGH 2017, LESS THAN 100 STEEL ORCHESTRAS ENTERED THE PRELIMS AT PANORAMA AND 69 HAVE QUALIFIED FOR THE FINALS?

{1} OUT OF THE 69 FINALISTS, 12 HAVE WON AND PLACED, 14 HAVE PLACED EITHER SECOND OR THIRD AND 43 RAN OUT OF THE TOP-THREE.

{2} TUNES WITH "PAN" AS PART OF THE NAME HAVE BEEN PERFORMED 66 TIMES BY PANORAMA FINALISTS FROM 1972 TO 2015. 44 OF THOSE TUNES BEGIN WITH "PAN"

EXCLUDED TUNES ARE "Panman" - "Panyard Vibration" - "Panic"…

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