With its heavy dependence on tourism, along with the natural resources that make up the islands in the Caribbean archipelago, the region’s culture and history are possibly the most important elements to the sector.In: Art & Design Tags: Museums, Caribbean, National Gallery of Cayman Islands, Cayman Islands
Many travellers have learned that the seemingly quiet and inviting green of the Rio Grande as it passes through the Bog Walk Gorge belies the dangerous turbulence beneath.In: Film & TV Tags: Dominique Holmes, Film Festival, writers, Jamaican Writers
The Caribbean made a near complete sweep of the 25th year of the Forward Prizes.In: Books Tags: Forward Prize 2016, poetry prizes, Trinidadian Writers, Caribbean Poets, Tiphanie Yanique, Wife
Author Marlon James is among Vanity Fair’s diverse list of the most intrepid people, companies and innovations in the United States in 2016. The list spans fashion, food, design, and IT.In: Books Tags: Marlon James, Caribbean writer, Jamaican writer
The Caribbean Linked exhibition resulting from the annual residency opens today in Oranjestad, Aruba. Hosted by Ateliers ’89, Caribbean Linked brings together artists from across the region with representatives from the Dutch, English, French and Spanish Caribbean.In: Art & Design Tags: Caribbean Linked, Caribbean Art, art exhibitions, artists, art residencies
Garfield Ellis is possibly one of Jamaica’s best-kept secrets.
An eloquent and talented lyricist, Tanya Stephens delivered an engaging and provoking talk as the penultimate speaker in the 2016 Reggae Talks series staged by the Department of Literatures in English at the UWI, Mona.
While at the Brooklyn Book Festival, Susumba caught up with the bright-eyed and charming Naomi Jackson debut author of The Star Side of Bird Hill (Penguin Press), published in June this year.
Six years after Rex Nettleford’s passing, the National Dance Theatre Company reached inward and stretched, pulling out Kevin Moore’s Hommage a’ Dambala, a sweeping dance that is a clear inheritor of Nettleford’s legacy of mining folk culture and combining live music with dance for a dIn: Theatre Tags: National Dance Theatre Company, NDTC, dance, Jamaican Dance, Jamaican dance threatre
Kingston is a seaside city. This is an easy fact to forget, especially as you hopscotch over fetid water and the cracks and crags in the sidewalk.In: Art & Design Tags: Kingston on the Edge, KOTE 2016, Jamaican Art, Jamaican Culture, Arts Festival, Caribbean Art
Most of the year it’s a tranquil little town. While the waves are often restless taking more and more of the shoreline away with it each day, everything else in Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth, is an essay in tranquility.In: Books Tags: Calabash 2016, Fruuishaan, Caribbean literary festivals, Literary Festivals, Kwame Dawes, Marlon James, Kei Miller, Baz Dreizinger, Geoff Dyer
With capes and trains as a recurring theme and a significant emphasis on African and Asian royalty, Saint International presented the works of 12 Caribbean designers at their annual Fashion Block, May 29, 2016, under the bright lights and buzz of New Kingston.In: Life & Style Tags: Fashion Block 2016, Saint International, Caribbean fashion, Jamaican Fashion Designers, Jamaican fashion
The summer is heating up to record breaking temperatures. So it’s time to grab a towel, your glasses and head to the nearest beach, back verandah or hammock with a great read (and hopefully something cool to drink).In: Books Tags: Caribbean Books, Kei Miller, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Lynn Joseph, Here Comes the Sun, Augustown, Garfield Ellis
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