Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

Rant and Rave

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Missed the last “Rant and Rave” event? Don’t miss the next one. We are talking about supporting Brooklyn’s Caribbean Businesses.

Panelists: Barbadian-American attorney and owner of Sterling Real Estate Group, LLC Terry Hinds, Lesley "Ontrack" Cadogan who owns Bklyn Prime and Palooza Kitchen, and sisters Jo-Laine Duke-Collins and Deidre Duke of Jolie Studios.

Stick around for our dancehall and soca after party powered by DJ Kevin Crown and DJ Mr. Vybz. Get your tickets today!

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Jun
16
to Jun 22

Eat Caribbean - Caribbean Restaurant Week

In celebration of Caribbean Heritage Month and WIADCA’s 52nd Anniversary – Catch the Vibe!

This National Caribbean Heritage Month come celebrate with the West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA) as we present, #EATCARIBBEANNYC 2019 (June 16-22), one of many signature events, in celebration of our 52nd year of service - All foodies are welcome!   #EATCARIBBEANNYC 2019, features a full week of tasty Caribbean inspired culinary options for New Yorkers and tourists to enjoy at reasonably priced prix fixe menus/specials from participating restaurants.  

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Jun
2
12:00 PM12:00

Flatbush Ave Street Fair

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We are pleased to announce the WIADCA Corner of Caribbean Arts at this year's Flatbush Ave Street Fair!
Sun. June 2, 2019 from 12noon to 6pm

The WIADCA Corner will be on Flatbush Ave. near Caton Ave. (the fair will run from Parkside Ave. to Cortelyou Rd.) Celebrate the costumes and art of the Caribbean! Bring your children to our interactive crafting activity and find out how to be a part of this year's West Indian American Day Parade!

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Jun
2
12:00 PM12:00

Guyana Independence Parade in Brooklyn

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The Guyana Independence Celebration Committee (New York) has announced its theme is “Fan the Flame of Guyanese Patriotism.” This is the largest Independence commemoration outside of Guyana and the second largest West Indian celebration in New York City, after the Labor Day parade.  

The parade assembles at Utica and Church Avenues at 11:00 a.m and will proceed east on Church Avenue and south on Ralph Ave to end at Preston Court.

Flag Raising Ceremony and Unity Concert

Date & Time: June 2nd at 2:00 p.m

Location: 8024 Preston Court and Ralph Ave, Brooklyn NY

Performances by: Patrice Roberts, celebrated Guyanese artiste Onyolla Phillips aka “Stitchie The One Man Band,” Guyana’s Chutny monarch Steven Ramphall, Guyana’s Calypso Monarch Kenroy Fraser – Mighty Believer, Carib Soca Monarch Brandon Harding, Soca Artistes Nessa Preppy and Freezy and Guyanese-American Hip Hop artiste Lia Givenchy, among others.  

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May
22
6:00 PM18:00

Rant and Rave

DysChick & SocaSaySo are excited to bring you a monthly Summer chat series and after party!

We are kicking off with a controversial discussion about the state of Caribbean culture in Brooklyn and what steps we need to take to preserve it. We have panelists from the West Indian Day Carnival Association joining us to answer your pressing questions!

Enjoy a complimentary cocktail hour with music provided by DJ Bklyn Psycho, a panel discussion with Brooklyn’s Carnival organization, and after we rant - we RAVE! End the night with a lively soca party powered by DJ Jel, “The Soca Boss.”

See you there!

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Mar
23
to Mar 24

Shorblu presents PCD

Post-Carnival Depression, while not yet a medically diagnosed condition, is a severe case of nostalgia for carnival that can affect the lives of many feters.   Shorblu Events et al offer the cure.

Save The Date
Sat March 23rd Is Got P.C.D. 2019

Powered By ShorBlu Events, Back2Basics Ent, Live By The Henny & King Leo

More Info Coming Soon!!!

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Jan
1
8:00 AM08:00

Sparkle Breakfast Ball

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SPARKLE 2019 Presents The Queendom! Three Magnificently Talented Caribbean Queens To Headline The Premier New Year's Day Breakfast Ball!

The Soca Princess Nailah Blackman Is Featured!

The Gorgeous, Uber Talented Patrice Roberts Is Featured!

The Queen Of Dancehall Herself, The Magnificent Queen Spice Is Featured!

Sparkle 2019 Will Be Hosted At A Beautifully Modern Venue, In The Heart Of A Very Trendy Brooklyn Neighborhood. With Lovely Views Of The Manhattan Skyline, Viewable From A Bank Of Floor To Ceiling Windows. Sunglasses Are A Must!

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Dec
31
to Jan 1

Innova - Food Inclusive New Year's Eve Party

From the taste makers that brought you Vice After Work Thursdays, Krave The Band, Tantalize Fridays, Revive Brunch, BluVino and countless other unique events. Sunday, December 31st we introduce INNOVA – A New Years Eve experience created especially for those looking to start their year with an event that transcends the norm. Guaranteed memories, sophisticated vibes, join us as we celebrate life!

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Dec
1
3:00 PM15:00

Shorblu presents ReWined

Saturday, December 1st ShorBlu presents reWINEd, the Winter Wine Event & Encore to the highly acclaimed BluVino Event. Please note space is very limited for this event so secure your tickets early.

Complimentary Appetizers Included

Music By
SLI | Kevin Crown | Mr Groove | Mad Russian | Dj Commish

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