The American Foundation for the University of the West Indies (AFUWI) has joined forces with Riddims Marketing, Inc. to present Caribbean Jazz Matazz, a fusion of jazz, reggae and calypso music featuring Barbados born saxophonist Arturo Tappin, renowned steel panist Leon Foster Thomas from Trinidad & Tobago, jazz guitarist Eugene Grey and vocalist Gem Myers from Jamaica. Â The Dillard Center for the Arts Jazz Ensemble, the premiere high school jazz band will make a special appearance. Special guest is jazz guitarist Eugene Grey. This is a fundraiser for The American Foundation for the University of the West Indies (AFUWI), a 501(c) (3) charitable organization, with a mission to raise funds in the United States to enhance higher education at the University of the West Indies (UWI). The UWI community comprises the 16 member countries of the English speaking Caribbean – Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago. The AFUWI is a registered US charity and all donations are tax deductible to the full extent of state and federal laws. Proceeds from the event will provide scholarships to deserving Caribbean students with proven financial need to attend the University of the West Indies (UWI) at various campuses throughout the region. Tickets startÂ $68 – $98.
Sunday, March 13, 12:30pm-4pm – Bob Roth’s New River Groves, 5660 Griffin Rd, Davie The Davie Farm Park’s Fundraising BBQ is broght to you by The Friends of The Davie Farm Park.Â Come enjoy music by Shadow Creek, pig out on delicious bbq pork/hog, hamburgers & hot dogs, all supplied byÂ Mission BBQ.Â Kids activities to include a […]
Thursday, March 19, 3pm-10pm – Sunday, March 22, 10am-8pm -Â Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Fort Lauderdale Now in its 24th year, the Fort Lauderdale International Auto Show features over 500 of the newest cars, trucks, hybrids, classics, and customs – from around the world! Â Experience over 500 of the worldâ€™s newest cars, trucks, […]
Thursday, November 9, 8pm-11pm – The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave, Miami Beach To celebrate The Fillmore Miami Beach’s 10th Anniversary, DJ Le Spam presents a Modern Tropical Soul Revue. The line up includes Lemon City Trio, Jason Joshua & the Beholders, Inez Barlatier, Cortadito, & Rumberos de la […]