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Caribbean Hollywood: 40+ actors of Caribbean heritage

Issue 133 (May/June 2015) | 0 comments
Caribbean actors have been lighting up Hollywood screens for decades — even if you don’t recognise their accents. Caroline Taylor looks back at the first generation of Caribbean movie and TV stars, and profiles some of today’s headliners who can claim Caribbean roots

One of Robert Young’s creations from his design label, The Cloth, at Guyana Fashion Week. Photograph courtesy Guyana Fashion Week/Donn Thompson

Happenings (November/December 2010)

Issue 105 (September/October 2010) | 0 comments
A round-up of current and coming events on the Caribbean calendar

Gregory Gill of Barbados watches his partner Elwyn Oxley spike as Philippe Pignol of Guadeloupe attempts to block in the final. Photograph courtesy Leisure Entertainment

Happenings (September/October 2009)

Issue 99 (September/October 2009) | 0 comments
A round-up of current events on the Caribbean calendar

Lorraine Toussaint, left, as Captain Kate Perry with her co-stars Holly Hunter and Kenneth Johnson in the squad room. Photograph courtesy TNT/Erik Heinila

Lorraine Toussaint: ‘acting has always been like breathing’

Issue 91 (May/June 2008) | 0 comments
Trinidad-born, US-based actress Lorraine Toussaint opens up to Caroline Taylor about her illustrious career on stage and screen

Dreya Webber, background, and Addie Yungmee, Foreground, are the two main actresses in The Gymnast. Photograph courtesy The Gymnast/Mike Carp

Love after love

Issue 91 (May/June 2008) | 0 comments
Caroline Taylor previews a controversial film festival in Guyana, Painting the Spectrum: A Celebration of Love

Professor Donald K Gordon at Canadian bookstore A Different Booklist for the launch of his controversial book. Photograph by Donna Yawching

Snapshots (March/April 2008)

Issue 90 (March/April 2008) | 0 comments
Look out for these rising Caribbean stars

Staceyann Chin. Photograph courtesy Staceyann Chin

Staceyann Chin: “I have walked long hard roads to get here”

Issue 90 (March/April 2008) | 0 comments
Jamaican poet Staceyann Chin tells Caroline Taylor about her harrowing journey to fame

Jean-Ralph Thurin. Photograph courtesy Jean-Ralph Thurin

Jean-Ralph Thurin: high fashion from Haiti

Issue 90 (March/April 2008) | 0 comments
Caroline Taylor visits Jean-Ralph Thurin’s high-fashion bridal salon in New Jersey, where the Haitian designer brings his dreams to life

15-year old Antiguan writer Akilah A. Jardine reads from her debut novel Living Life the Way I Know It. Photograph courtesy Ann Granger

The books are back: the Caribbean Literary Festival

Issue 87 (September/October 2007) | 0 comments
The second Caribbean Literary Festival in Antigua is an event book lovers should not miss

Ella Andall. Photograph by Mark Lyndersay

Ella Andall: earth music

Issue 86 (July/August 2007) | 0 comments
Caroline Taylor gets close to Ella Andall, a singer with a distinct voice and the power to make the spirits sit up and listen