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Nov 13, 2020

INTERVIEW for Trini Good Media'S “The Makers - Portraits of Women in the Arts”

+ Photo session with Marlon James for upcoming “The Makers - Portraits of Women in the Arts”, a project led by Franka Philip and Ardene Sirjoo.

INTERVIEW for Trini Good Media'S “The Makers - Portraits of Women in the Arts”

Nov 1, 2020

INTERVIEW with Yinx Macaulay, Founder of MAS.IV

Spotlight Interview with Yinx Macaulay, Founder of MAS.IV. WATCH HERE.

INTERVIEW with Yinx Macaulay, Founder of MAS.IV

Oct 2, 2020

MEDIA: Makeda Thomas guests on Trinidad's CNC3 with Soyini Grey

Host Soyini Grey talks with Makeda Thomas (Belmont Baby Dolls) and Valmiki Maharaj (Lost Tribe) on prospects for Trinidad & Tobago Carnival 2021.

MEDIA:   Makeda Thomas guests on Trinidad's CNC3 with Soyini Grey

Sep 29, 2020

“The Black Parades: African Diaspora Parade Culture and Radical Resistance”.

Makeda Thomas guests at Duke University Dance Program for “The Black Parades: African Diaspora Parade Culture and Radical Resistance”.

“The Black Parades: African Diaspora Parade Culture and Radical Resistance”.

Aug 1, 2020

ANNOUNCEMENT: LAND COOPERATIVE for Black, Indigenous, and Artists of Color.

The Dance & Performance Institute announces LAND COOPERATIVE in Trinidad & Tobago for Black, Indigenous, and Artists of Color.

ANNOUNCEMENT: LAND COOPERATIVE for Black, Indigenous, and Artists of Color.

Jul 21, 2020

ONLINE PANEL: Makeda Thomas on SOCA TV's “Dance In the International Marketplace”.

with Gregor Breedy, Mindy Giles, Thomas Talawa, Richard Lessey, Bakari Lindsay, and Jamie Thompson.

ONLINE PANEL:  Makeda Thomas on SOCA TV's “Dance In the International Marketplace”.

Jul 1, 2020

VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE: with Robin Becker, Robbie Cook, Dyane Harvey-Salaam and Rachel List, Director of the Hofstra Dance Program

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VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE: with Robin Becker, Robbie Cook, Dyane Harvey-Salaam and Rachel List, Director of the Hofstra Dance Program

May 27, 2020

INTERVIEW: “Makeda Thomas on Losing Her Archives and Mothering as an Artist during a Pandemic”.

An interview with Christine Jowers of The Dance Enthusiast

INTERVIEW:  “Makeda Thomas on Losing Her Archives and Mothering as an Artist during a Pandemic”.

Feb 25, 2020

PERFORMANCE: Belmont Baby Dolls presents “Spirit Dolls” for Trinidad & Tobago Carnival

A collaboration with visual artist, Brianna McCarthy.

PERFORMANCE: Belmont Baby Dolls presents “Spirit Dolls” for Trinidad & Tobago Carnival

Feb 24, 2020

PERFORMANCE: Belmont Baby Dolls presents “Spirit Dolls” for Trinidad & Tobago Carnival

A collaboration with visual artist, Brianna McCarthy.

PERFORMANCE: Belmont Baby Dolls presents “Spirit Dolls” for Trinidad & Tobago Carnival

Feb 23, 2020

Makeda Thomas guests on Festival Radio's “Carnival HotShots”

Presented by TriniGood Media, LIVE from Queens Park Savannah

Makeda Thomas guests on Festival Radio's “Carnival HotShots”

Feb 22, 2020

“Fractal at the Surface, Rhizomatic at the Root” by Makeda Thomas for “Fluid Black::Dance Back”

“Fractal at the Surface, Rhizomatic at the Root” by Makeda Thomas, presented for the Collegium for African Diaspora Dance 4th Annual Conference “Fluid Black::Dance Back”

“Fractal at the Surface, Rhizomatic at the Root” by Makeda Thomas for “Fluid Black::Dance Back”

Feb 16, 2020

PERFORMANCE: Belmont Baby Dolls at “The Old Yard” | EXHIBITION at UWI

UWI’s Department of Creative and Festival Arts/Featured in visual art exhibition, “Baby Doll Mas’: Old & New Interpretations”.

PERFORMANCE: Belmont Baby Dolls at “The Old Yard” | EXHIBITION at UWI

Jan 1, 2020

"The Return of the Baby Doll" featuring Belmont Baby Dolls in Caribbean Beat Magazine

Traditional Baby Doll Mas for Trinidad Carnival

"The Return of the Baby Doll" featuring Belmont Baby Dolls in Caribbean Beat Magazine

PUBLICATION: “When Dolls Dance: Belmont Baby Dolls” in “My Voice, My Practice: Black Dance”

“When Dolls Dance: Belmont Baby Dolls” by Makeda Thomas published in “My Voice, My Practice: Black Dance” (Serendipity, UK).

PUBLICATION: “When Dolls Dance: Belmont Baby Dolls” in “My Voice, My Practice: Black Dance”