Tribute to poet “Big Ray” Helligar “under the mango trees” on August 7 | SMN NEWS

raymondheyligertribute02082021MARIGOT:—The tribute concert with 25 poetic performances for the late Raymond Helligar takes place here at The Gardens on Saturday, August 7, said organizer Sabrina Charville.
The open-air program “under the mango trees,” which begins at 4:30 pm, honors the work of Raymond “Big Ray” Helligar as a spoken word artist, said Charville. He was a “founding poet” at the recitals in Sandy Ground organized by Coffee & Soda Biscuits, a cultural association founded by Charville in 2017.
A number of the poets and spoken word artists scheduled to perform on Saturday will don a black beret, a cap often ...

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