Caribbean Bookshelf (Winter 1993)

Caribbean Bookshelf (Winter 1993)

Roundup of books about the Caribbean.

Peter Minshall

Lord of the Dance: Peter Minshall

'Masman' Peter Minshall took the revolutionary techniques of his Trinidad Carnival bands to the opening of the Olympics.

Betty Kissoon-Singh

Doctor Betty in the Kitchen

'Betty K' has made the transition from successful medic to best-selling author.

The steel pan. Photograph courtesy Pan Jazz Secretariat

A Season of Steel Pan

Two big events in the steelband world take place this fall.

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Caribbean Bookshelf (Autumn 1992)

A round-up of recent books about the Caribbean.

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Caribbean Bookshelf (Summer 1992)

Roundup of books of Caribbean interest, summer 1992.

Sprite of the Cocal, Queen of the Bands 1988. Photograph by Norton Studios Ltd

Wayne Berkeley: Trinidad’s King Carnival

Designer Wayne Berkeley this year equalled an all-time Carnival record – George Bailey's four consecutive crowns 40 years ago..

Illustration by Gabriel Woodham

This An’ Dat

A Caribbean dialect poem by Paul Keens-Douglas.

Llewellyn Xavier

Turning Green: St. Lucia’s Llewellyn Xavier

St Lucian artist Llewellyn Xavier is using his painting to dramatise environmental problems, and has found an ingenious way of doing it.

Dancing To A Single “Dub” Beat

Dancing To A Single “Dub” Beat

"Soca dub" music is bridging the gap between Trinidad's soca and Jamaica's reggae.