Strictly Alternative Mas

Fly for Trinidad Carnival 2013 with S.A.M. Cheewah

Fly for Trinidad Carnival 2013 with S.A.M. Cheewah

S.A.M. Cheewah is promising to dazzle us with “the most original take on wings” come Trinidad Carnival 2013. Hand painted silk, people!  And no feathers!  NO FEATHERS! fly 2013 CH3WAH is a celebration of freedom first love yourself (fly) will colour the streets of port of spain trinidad and soar all around the world taking(…)

Men don’t have to play mas in glorified board shorts

Men don’t have to play mas in glorified board shorts

A little while ago I happened across a post entitled “Men pay for costumes too!”.  In it Akil laments the fact that male carnival costumes seem to be an after thought.  The ladies costumes are all elaborate and blingy while most male costumes are just glorified board shorts. I was motivated by this post to(…)

This Week In Carnival Related News for Trinidad Carnival 2012

This Week In Carnival Related News for Trinidad Carnival 2012

In case you missed it: K2K Alliance and Partners opened their website for registration for their presentation of “The Waters – Seas of Consciousness”. http://k2k-carnival.com/ Genesis mas band is still working on the website for their presentation “Kaleidoscope of Red”.  But they have opened up a temporary website for costume viewing and registration. http://www.genesistnt2.com/ S.A.M.(…)

This week in Carnival Related News for Trinidad Carnival 2012

This week in Carnival Related News for Trinidad Carnival 2012

In case you missed it: Triniyute and Double-R had a lovely visit with Darren Cheewah of Strictly Alternative Mas (S.A.M.) Cheewah D’ Generation X–Darren Cheewah, X 2 0 1 2 Inside the World of “X”   S.A.M. Cheewah opened their mas camp on Friday 14th October with a live performance by Stalin Black Stalin performance(…)

Where’s the after work lime this evening?

Where’s the after work lime this evening?

Happy Friday folks! Today you are in for a treat as both Dkrewe and S.A.M. Cheewah are having after work limes.  What are you going to be doing? At Dkrewe you can expect drink specials. At S.A.M. Cheewah “X” mas camp you can take in a free performance from Stalin.

Strictly Alternative Mas Camp Opening Friday

Strictly Alternative Mas Camp Opening Friday

Strictly Alternative Mas (S.A.M.) Cheewah will be opening their mas camp on Friday 14th October 2011.  There you will be able to view all the costumes from their presentation “X” for Trinidad Carnival 2012. Also, Stalin will be performing and it is all FREE! Details Date: Friday 14th October, 2011 Where: Martins – 85 Woodford(…)

D’ Generation X–Darren Cheewah, X 2 0 1 2

D’ Generation X–Darren Cheewah, X 2 0 1 2

If you blinked too hard, you really could miss it. The building that houses the mas camp/production house for Strictly Alternative Mas (S.A.M) is pretty non-descript. The tiny car park could barely contain the two vehicles when we pulled up. The room where production was taking place was cramped, housing work tables, sewing machines, and(…)

Inside The World of “X”

Inside The World of “X”

Darren Cheewah opens X’s Mas Camp in Carenage, Trinidad and allows Trinidad Carnivals’ photographer Double -R inside the world of X. here is the story about sailor X this man did port in in the wild wild west, sailor x did rell like flex ,buck up wit a gyul that was tripple X , and(…)