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Caribbean Secondary Schools Drama Festival for November

JYT performs Wi Love Wi Self at Schools Drama Fest 2013

Just under 100 students from 8 Caribbean countries will gather in Trinidad and Tobago to share their art and vie for glory on a single Caribbean stage. The occasion is the 9th biennial Caribbean Drama Schools Festival which will take place November 1-8, 2015. 

Poet Kendel Hippolyte Urges Caribbean Artists to Join Battle Against Climate Change

Kendel Hippolyte Calls for Action on Climate Change

Award-winning St. Lucian poet Kendel Hippolyte has issued a call for all Caribbean artists to lend their voices and their art to the fight against climate change as well as helping the island states adapt to deal with critical changes that are already occurring. 

Marlon James Rocks Twitter

What Twitter Said About Marlon James' Win of the 2015 Man Booker Prize

Marlon James' victory at the Man Booker last night made the tweets that echoed around the world as the Jamaican author continues to trend on social media. 

Here are a few of our faves!

Jamaican Marlon James Wins 2015 Man Booker Prize

Marlon James cops the 2015 Man Booker Prize

“Pile them up, a character says repeatedly and Marlon does just that. Pile them up: language, imagery, technique, imagination. All fresh, all exciting. This is a writer to watch out for.” 

Industry Renowned Speakers for Caribbean's First Digital Publishing Conference

JAMCOPY launches #theonlinemind and promises a slate of international experts

The Jamaican Copyright Licensing Agency (JAMCOPY) recently launched the Caribbean’s first digital publishing conference #TheOnlineMind, set for November 2-5, 2015, at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica.

Crossing Borders in Film: TVE Caribbean Launches

Olivia McGilchrist's River Mumma part of TVE Caribbean

Its name doesn’t tell you much, sounding more like an economist’s dream, that a visual art collaboration, but the Transoceanic Visual Exchange (TVE) promises to be an exciting cross-border experience of film art.

War Dung a Monkland! Symposium to Commemorate 150th Anniversary of Morant Bay Rebellion

ACIJ Marks the 150th anniversary of the bloody Morant Bay Rebellion

This October will make 150 years since the blood-soaked Morant Bay Rebellion, which resulted in the slaughter of almost 800 black Jamaicans, of whom over 300 were executed.

TTFF to Screen 10 Classic Caribbean Films - Includes Harder They Come, Man on the Shore and Sugar Cane Alley

Euzhan Palcy's Sugar Cane Alley among10 classic Caribbean films at  TTFF15

Ten classic Caribbean films, with at least partial roots in as many countries and across the four main language groups in the region, will add to the diverse array of films being screened at the 2015 Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival.

Strong Caribbean Lit Flavour for Brooklyn Book Fest 2015

Brooklyn Bookfest 2015 Gets Strong Caribbean Flavour

The 2015 edition of the Brooklyn Book Festival will get a hearty serving of Caribbean literature with books and readers from across the region.

Going Digital: JAMCOPY Presents Caribbean Digital Conference

TheOnlineMind Digital Publishing Conference

Whether or not it is televised, one thing is clear, the publishing revolution is digital. With that in mind the Jamaican Copyright Licensing Agency will be staging the Caribbean’s first digital publishing conference #TheOnlineMind.

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