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Orvis Noel liked Pan Times's discussion Two of the greats in one video. Natasha Joseph and Jimi Phillips
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Orvis Noel replied to Pan Times's discussion A home for Despers; Demming cries for Laventille’s iconic but homeless steelpan side
"This Iconic band should not be without a home. It is a a national disgrace. What comes first for Despers? Is it the annual trek to Panorama, or estabishing a National pan theatre in Laventille. Laventille is a PNM political homestead, what has the…"
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" Well said. I agree Orvis Noel"
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Orvis Noel replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion PAN MEN WANTED CHANGE!!!
"Change in on its way....hold on buddy It took several years to get us to the stage we are in today and it will take some time to get us out. Orvis Noel"
Nov 26, 2018

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If you like, go ahead and tell your fellow WST Ning members about yourself here
Residing in Vancouver since 1969.
Attended Abbey Scholl at Mt St. Benedict, lived in the Village and of course a founding member of Flamingoes steel band.
Presently promoting steelband and soca music in Vancouver.I bring up an artiste, or soca band every summer.(when I can afford it)The first promoter to bring Mighty Sparrow to Vancouver. Others followed. Kalyan open the gates to Vancouver for Trinidad soca and calypso entertainers.

I also present shows Chutney artistes and bands.
I would love to have a steelband perform here in Vancouver.
Any help anyone can give will be appreciated.
I am forever trying but so far no luck.
Help!...I am a free Lance Journalist and frequent Open Letter on topical issues to the local newspapers.

Orvis Noel's Blog

I have seen Keron's team. In my opinion too much accent on Biographies and academia of the candidates. Not impressed at all. Pan must not go down that path, we need a combination of academia and repr…

Posted on October 13, 2018 at 12:17am 0 Comments

I have seen Keron's team.

In my opinion too much accent on Biographies and academia of the candidates.

Not impressed at all. Pan must not go down that path, we need a combination of academia and representatives

from the school of hard knocks who not only know pan in its infancy but will recruit the best support staff to 

move the movement. Keron, this is not the Mayors office.

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TIME FOR PAN TO BE SELF RELIANT & INDEPENDENT: TOO MUCH CRYING FOR TOO LONG

Posted on December 20, 2010 at 1:03am 0 Comments

The pan Fraternity must be self reliand and Independent.

Pan should no longer be looking for someone to "hold" it's hands, i.e. Government, Corporations etc. to do something

for "pan". It is time to do something for yourself-Lift yourself up, surely pan has made great strides, but it is now time for pan to embrace a "business" first mentality.Skill development is rapidly increasing, instruments have made a heluva of a leap forward, the musical education of panist have reached…

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