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Third Horizon Film Festival Returns To Miami June 23rd-26th

Third Horizon Film Festival (THFF) is an award-winning festival that has set a standard for showcasing quality and creativity as it presents a platform for Caribbean, diaspora, and underrepresented and marginalized global south voices in film. This year’s festival, the sixth one since THFF was founded in 2016, will open on June 23rd at PAMM, Pérez Art Museum Miami, with the Florida premiere of Cette Maison (This House), the first feature film by Haitian-Canadian filmmaker Miryam Charles, which had its world premiere in February at the Berlin International Film Festival.

Still image from Chee$e, the latest film by Trinidad and Tobago’s Damian Marcano.

Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds for City Theatre and the Adrienne Arsht Center

Miami, FL –  City Theatre (@CityTheatreMIA) and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (@ArshtCenter) are proud to present BOB MARLEY’S THREE LITTLE BIRDS.This jammin' musical featuring the timeless music and lyrics of Bob Marley is based on the children's book (Every Little Thing) by his daughter Cedella Marley. Playing June 22-July 9 in the Arsht Center’s intimate Carnival Studio Theater, BOB MARLEY’S THREE LITTLE BIRDS features a live reggae band playing onstage andmakes for an entertaining summer theater event for the whole family.

Hans on is Bringing T&T's Culture, Music and Tapestry to the Screen

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad - The name Hans DesVignes has over the years become synonymous with Trinidad and Tobago’s radio and television landscape. A media personality and professional host who has proven his worth across spectrums, DesVignes delivers crossover appeal time and time again. Now, he’s on to something new, necessary and exciting. He gets hands on with something he’s passionate about, something that has already begun to bring smiles to the faces of culture loves everywhere.

“Pieces of Jamaica” Exhibition Set to Launch at Island SPACE Caribbean Museum

Plantation, Fla. - In honor of Jamaica’s 60th anniversary of independence, artists David I. Muir and Sean Henry have collaborated to produce the new Pieces of Jamaica®. This project and exhibit coming to Island SPACE Caribbean Museum showcases Jamaica through an expansive lens that captures overlooked cultural aspects of the island. With a series of events planned, The Pieces of Jamaica® exhibition opens on June 4th with an opportunity to meet the artists from 4-7 PM. On June 23rd, Island SPACE Caribbean Museum will host a Pieces of Jamaica® reception where friends of the museum, distinguished guests, and art lovers alike can mingle and enjoy the showcase over wine and light refreshments. The exhibition’s events culminate on August 18th, providing visitors with the opportunity to purchase the coffee-table book and interact with project sponsors the Jamaica Tourist Board and Sagicor, as well as local Jamaican dignitaries.

“Wha Sweet Yuh?” from Pieces of Jamaica®: Jamrock Edition. (Photo by David I. Muir)

Miami Native, Latin GRAMMY Winner Tony Succar Featured in Berklee's Two Track Series

The video premiere of Miami, FL native and two-time Latin GRAMMY winner Tony Succar, released Wednesday evening on Berklee’s YouTube channel as the latest installment in the college’s Two Track video series. Tony plays original arrangements of “Eye of the Hurricane” by Herbie Hancock and “Negra Presuntuosa" by Andrés Soto Mena in a high-energy performance with members of the Latin American Association of Berklee Students (LABS), including Nicolle Horbath (vocals), Miguel Morales (guitar), Sergio de Miguel Jorquera (piano), Sebastian Duque (percussion), and Carlos Andrés Fabré Muñoz (bass).

Anancy Festival Returns to South Florida at Island SPACE Caribbean Museum

Plantation, Florida - Families across South Florida are invited to enjoy a day filled with Caribbean cultural activities as the annual Anancy Festival returns. On Saturday, June 25, 2022, in celebration of Caribbean-American Heritage Month, Island SPACE Caribbean Museum at the Broward Mall, in association with the Caribbean Edge Kids and Jamaicans.com, will host festivities from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Then, as part of Broward Mall’s Colors of Caribe community festival, Island SPACE will join the fun inside the mall, where a variety of other vibrant, Caribbean-themed activities will take place until 5:00pm.

Kids perform at a past Anancy Festival. (Photo courtesy of Jamaicans.com/Jeana Lindo)

Atlanta Caribbean Carnival Attracted Major Crowds for 2022

Atlanta, GA – This past Memorial Day Weekend all eyes were on the Atlanta Caribbean Carnival. The metropolitan city center of Georgia’s state capital was filled with the rhythms of Caribbean music, the scents of island cuisine and the undeniable energy of an enthusiastic audience who came out after a two year cultural withdrawal.

The 2022 edition of Atlanta Caribbean Carnival marked the return of ATL’s beloved large mas bands to the downtown experience.
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