Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : July 4th 2014 Contents There was no sign of dissension last Sat-
urday night when politicians on both sides
of the divide participated in the 14th edition
of Dining with the Saints, held at St Mary s
College, Port-of-Spain. A record 103 chefs
participated in the event, held on the col-
lege s spacious courtyard and hosted by
the Past Students Union.
Among the politicians offering dishes were
Finance Minister Larry Howai; National
Security Minister Garry Griffith; Opposition
parliamentarians Colm Imbert and Terrence
Deyalsingh; and, acting Senator Stuart
Young; former Chaguanas mayor Winston
Siriram and former MP Augustus Ramrek-
ersingh. Some of the politicians, although
listed as "chefs," were unavoidably absent,
including Tourism Minister Gerry Hadeed
whose dish was served by the women of St
Joseph s Convent, Port-of-Spain, and Mar-
iano Browne, represented by his son. Also
seen in their chef attire and serving dishes
were Justice Malcolm Holdip and attorney
One of the evening s highlights was the
entertainment cast including Blaxx of Roy
Cape All Stars, 3Canal and Carib Woodbrook
Playboyz. As well, students of St Mary s and
St Joseph s gave patrons a sneak peek of
their July 12 Prefect Body hosts No Man s
Land---A Contagious Event fashion show.
With Blaxx putting diners in the mood with
his repertoire of R&R standards, 3Canal fol-
lowed with an energetic performance which
had many on their feet in the packed Cen-
tenary Hall, including a few nuns.
The fierce Intercol rivalry between St
Mary s and QRC which dates back over a
century was also put aside as the student
body invited "chefs" from the St Clair col-
lege, along with alumni from Fatima College,
St Joseph s Convent and Belmont Secondary.
Most of the presenters came up with some
original, topical and hilarious names for their
dishes. For instance, Dempsey Pujadas of
Fatima named his dish Shrimply Put---Some-
thing Fishy in the PP and Gregory Aboud s
was No where to Pork in Port-of-Spain.
There were also Something Fishy in Room
201 by Martin De Gannes; Spork from Room
201 by Kyle Delzin; D "Big Fish" Got Caught
by Fatima s Dwight Andrews; Griffith s Gary s
Crime-Busting Pepper Ribs; and, Imbert s
Apolitical Shrimp Delight.
The next big event by the Past Students
Union is Pan With the Saints 2014 on Sun-
day, September 28, featuring some of the
top steel orchestras, most of which were
either founded by or led by CIC alumni.
The first edition of Pan With the Saints was
held last year as part of the programme of
events to mark the 150th anniversary of the
founding of St Mary s College.
Woodbrook celebrates pan
The Woodbrook/St James Community
Association will stage the 2014 instalment
of Pan on D Avenue on Saturday, August 23,
along Ariapita Avenue between Taylor and
French Streets, Woodbrook, between 6.30
pm to midnight. Former Woodbrook coun-
cillor Cleveland Garcia told Pulse this week:
"This is the third time we are having this
celebration but this year is very significant
in that we are commemorating the 100th
anniversary of the city of Port-of-Spain, as
well as the 52nd (Independence) anniversary
of T&T, and in recognition of our national
instrument, the steelpan."
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Wendell Manwarren of 3Canal turns on diners in St Mary's Centenary Hall.
Sr Catherine Therese Mc Comie enjoys the rhythm with Roy Cape All Stars
vocalist Blaxx, left, along with Enrico Rajah of St Mary's Past Students' Union.
Patrons have a ball at Dining with the Saints.
PHOTOS: CLYDE LEWIS
For 30 years, tourists have paid
money to get a look at two airplanes
once owned by Elvis Presley at Grace-
land in Memphis. But by April of next
year, the planes named Lisa Marie and
Hound Dog II could be gone.
Elvis Presley Enterprises, which
operates the Graceland tourist attrac-
tion, has notified the planes owners
that they should prepare to remove
the jets from Graceland early next
year. The planes, owned by the OKC
Partnership in Memphis, have been a
tourist attraction since the mid-
1980s. OKC Partnership and Grace-
land agreed to bring the two jets to
Graceland, with OKC getting a share
of ticket sales at the mansion.
In an April 7 letter to OKC Partner-
ship s KG Coker, Elvis Presley Enter-
prises CEO Jack Soden said the
company was ending the agreement
and asked Coker to remove the planes
and restore the site on or shortly after
April 26, 2015.
Dedicated Elvis fan Paul Fivelson of
Algonquin, Illinois, says he expects
many fans will be upset to hear the
planes may be leaving.
"The people who come to Memphis
for Elvis Week like seeing those
planes," Fivelson said. (AP)
Graceland may remove Presley's old airplanes
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