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The 'Calabash' Runneth Over: The Good, The Great and the Passable at Calabash 2012

Chimamanda Adiche reading at Calabash 2012

As the temperatures rose marking the impending arrival of summer, throngs of lit-lovers swarmed to the once sleepy fishing and farming village of Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth. They came in hopes of poetry, prose and good vibes.

Reggae Night Blazes - Raging Fyah and Nomaddz at Calabash 2012

Sheldon Shepherd of Nomaddz performing during Calabashment 2012

Academic discourse surrounding Reggae had started off the first night of Jubilation 50, the 2012 installment of the Calabash International Literary Festival, Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth.

The Avengers, A Really Super Flick

The Avengers

To say The Avengers packs a whallop, is to make a great understatement.  Written and directed by Joss Whedon, the movie is a fantastic combination of slick writing, a fast-paced (albeit by the numbers) plot and lots of action mixed together with a good helping of physical a

The Mellow Moods of Michael Sean Harris

Michael Sean Harris

Despite the very clunky title, the concert Michael Sean Harris and Friends: A Breath of Fresh Air’ was actually a refreshing evening of music, and far from the average Friday night fare. The performance took place at Redbones the Blues Cafe, New Kingston, on May 11, 2012.

Kinyarwanda: Genocide Light

Kinyarwanda, Written and Directed by Alrick Brown

The 1994 Rwandan genocide, where over 1 million people were brutally slain in just over 100 days is a stark and gritty example of the darkest part of humanity: our ability to kill each other over perceived and often meaningless differences.

Midnight Robber Jabs at Trinidadian Independence

Midnight Robber

“Mocking pretenders beware!” declares the NGC Bocas Literary Festival schedule. It is the segment marking the Midnight Robber Showdown.

From Old Yard - Fantastic Interpretation of Carnival In Photography, Poetry and Music

Midnight Robber

Trinidad Carnival is most often associated with pan and calypso music.

Marley: Good to the Last Beat

Marley movie poster

Bob Marley is one of the most influential and intriguing figures of the 20th century. So, the making of a documentary about Bob Marley’s life is therefore a highly anticipated event, especially when that premiere takes place in Kingston.

Praise in Dance and Song - NDTC’s Morning of Movement and Dance 2012

NDTC Dancers

The story of Lazarus is one of the most popular tales in the Bible. It illustrates Jesus’ power, grace and majesty. On Easter Sunday, Clive Thompson provided a beautiful translation of that story with ‘Of Love and Sympathy’.

Edna Manley Uncovers Emotional Treasure in Lyn Nottage’s Ruined

Mama Nadi and Sophie in Lyn Nottage's Ruined

Women are rarely combatants in war yet their bodies are often sites upon which battles are waged.

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