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The Man Behind the Music: Mikey Bennett Speaks

Mikey Bennett speaks to Shawna-Kae Burns and Fabian Thomas

The music producer is often heard but rarely seen. Prolific producer Mikey Bennett had the rare moment in the onstage spotlight as a part of the February installment of Soul Sessions.

Holgate Holds Fast to Culture

Michael Holgate: A man of many hats

Michael Holgate is a man of many hats.

A Moment With Ricky Rowe and Emprezz Golding

Emprezz Golding and Ricky Rowe in Laff It Off

When Oliver Mair’s Laff It Off returned to the boards on Boxing Day 2014 (December 26) more than just a few sketches had been changed.

Limbo, Limbo Like Me

Esther Figeroa

The short, silver-haired, impish lady steps into the bookshop. She has an air of adventure about her – maybe it’s the cargo pants and wind-tousled hair. When she removes her sunglasses to greet me her eyes sparkle with the same adventurous glow.

Close-up With Animation Head Honcho Alison Latchman

Alison Latchman with husband and business partner Aneiph at MipCom

CEO and Co-Founder of Alcyone Animation sits down for a quick (e)chat with Susumba as we talk about Alcyone’s recent sojourn to MIPCOM as well as Alcyone’s impending entry into children’s content.

Nicole Smythe-Johnson: Making a Case for Independent Curation

Nicole Smythe-Johson

The slippage of language and the eloquence of silence brought Nicole Smythe-Johnson  into the wold of visual.

Two Sisters and a Cookbook: Michelle and Suzanne Rousseau

Michelle & Suzanne Rousseau the women behind Caribbean Potluck

The heat of the summer’s day was beginning to dissipate but the CPJ Market Place, one of the current hubs of Kingston’s trendy, was crackling with energy from the official launch of Caribbean Potluck: Modern Recipes from Our Family Kitchen by Michelle and Suzanne Rousseau .

Jamaica Farewell: Tamara Thomas Bids Goodbye with Stolen From Africa

Tamara Thomas (photos by Sabriya Simon)

Tamara Thomas has had a circuitous route to a life of dance, but now, she sees it as her purpose. While loving dance since childhood, it was only much later in life, after attending Cornell University, that she began to seriously consider dance as her calling.

Knowing Yourself is Wonderful: A Calabash Reasoning Wtih Jamaica Kincaid

Kwame Dawes and Jamaica Kincaid at Calabash International Literary Festival 2014

Theoretically, the Calabash International Literary Festival has no headliners. But in truth all writers are not equal and from the pack of heavy hitters piled on to the 2014 installation of the festival, Jamaica Kincaid stood head and shoulders above the rest.

'We're hardwired to desire stories': Salman Rushdie at Calabash 2014

Paul Holdengraber interviews Salman Rushdie at Calabash 2014

When Sir Salman Rushdie took over the thatched-roofed stage by the bay at Calabash International Literary Festival 2014, it seemed that the venue suddenly had more patrons than grass.

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