Calypsonian the Mighty Sparrow may be pushing eighty, but he’s still the “calypso king of the world” — as the new documentary The Glamour Boyz Again more than proves. Garry Steckles previews the film.
St Lucia-born actor Joseph Marcell on his path to the stage, his celebrated role on a hit US sitcom, and the value of both “grace” and “rivalry” for performing artists — as told to Joshua Surtees.
New releases to get you in the groove — from jazz to roots reggae.
Founded forty years ago, the National Gallery of Jamaica has long taken a leading role in the country’s art scene. Now innovative new programmes are attracting a broader audience, Kellie Magnus discovers. Meanwhile, the new art space NLS is opening doors for younger artists.
This month’s reading picks — from new poetry to a graveyard guidebook.
Trinidad’s cocoa is among the world’s best, but for decades the finest beans have been exported. A new grassroots movement is taking this natural bounty and making extraordinary chocolate products at home. Liana Crooks reports.
Vincentian designer Karen De Freitas combines a dancehall vibe with big-city style.
Events around the Caribbean (and further afield) in November and December — from surfing in Barbados to Pantomime in Jamaica.
In Trinidad, the traditional sound of Christmas is Spanish-inflected parang.
Fifty years ago, the crime novel A Caribbean Mystery was a hit for popular British writer Agatha Christie — and surprisingly revealing about the Caribbean of that time, says James Ferguson.