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    calypso tent in Brooklyn..ever been?

    Opening this Sunday is D' Big Apple Calypso tent in Brooklyn to feature many of the legends of calypso in the week leading up to Brooklyn's Labor Day Carnival. It runs from Sunday August 24 for one week ending the following Saturday night August 30. The revue is located in an authentic big top tent setting in the Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza located at 1368 Fulton Street, between Brooklyn and New York avenues. Headlining
    the 2003 cast is reigning Calypso Monarch Singing Sandra, Scrunter, Sugar Aloes, Black Stalin, Mighty Duke, Crazy, Funny, Pink Panther, Swallow, Brown Boy, Poser, King Shortshirt and more. The tent's MC is comedian Rachel Price.

    The tent will have a special Comedy Night on Tuesday featuring Learie Joseph, Susan Kennedy and Rachel Price joined by other surprise comedy guests. The musical bacchanal on this night includes special performances by Duke, Funny, Brown Boy, Crazy and Danger. On Wednesday, August 27 thetent moves to The Bronx for one show only at The Pyramid Club, 3825 White
    Plains Rd.(Corner of 220nd Street).

    This is the third year of the D' Big Apple Calypso Revue and it is
    starting to be recognized as a regular part of Brooklyn Carnival. The tent is the brainchild of producer Dawad Philip. Phillip has been a Trini cultural activist his whole life and has been active the last several years as a mas designer. He had put on a series of Living Legends of Calypso concerts and a couple fine CDs.

    For information call Dawad Phillip at 718-469-6755, 718-735-1533 or email him at Dawad6@mac.com.
    Dawad6@mac.com.

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    MAN I BETTER LOOK INTO THIS........KAISO FOR SO!

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