The legendary Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki is the music director of the Casals Festival. Photograph courtesy Festival Casals de Puerto Rico/Steve Niedorf

All this jazz

Simon Lee on the Caribbean’s headline events in May and June.

A queen angelfish reigns over her domain. his picture was taken at Moonscape, a cratered reef south of the island. Photograph by Tadzio Bervoets

Diving in St. Martin: in an Octopus’ garden

Judy Fitzpatrick explores buried treasure in St Martin’s waters.

Kei Miller. Photograph by Georgia Popplewell

Snapshots (November/December 2008)

A brief look at Caribbean people doing extraordinary things.

Musician Andy Narell playing Trinidad and Tobago`s national instrument -- the steelpan. Photograph courtesy Andy Narell

Happenings (March/April 2009)

A round-up of current events on the Caribbean calendar.

Nicole de Weever (centre) with actor Will Smith (left) and co-producer Jada Pinkett Smith at the grand opening of Fela. Photograph courtesy Nicole de Weever

Nicole de Weever: dancing with the stars

Nicole de Weever is treading the boards on Broadway, in the hit musical Fela. Judy Fitzpatrick met her at home in St Maarten.

The stylised wine bottles and Champagne glasses depicted in the gingerbread fretwork of the Philipsburg Liquor Store. Photograph by Donald Nausbaum

Double your pleasure: Sint Maarten or Saint-Martin

Two islands in one? Sint Maarten or Saint-Martin, part Dutch, part French, is two nations, two cultures, two experiences.

Nicola Kretzschmar models a two-piece crochet ensemble. Photograph by Bevil Byam

Kaishah Peters: knitty knitty hits the catwalk

St Maarten designer Kaishah Peters knits and crochets her way up the fashion ladder. Judy Fitzpatrick gets caught up in her intricate designs.

Photograph by Bill Mortley

Caribbean Datebook (May/June 2014)

Your guide to Caribbean events in May and June — from Vincy Mas to a comic book convention in Puerto Rico.

Photograph by Fabi Fliervoet

Tintamarre: Unlikely Island

Tiny Tintamarre is the haunt of beach-loving daytrippers. But, there's more to the little island off the coast of St Martin.

Addison Richardson. Photograph by Kendall Dupersoy

Out of the shadows: Addison Richardson

Judy Fitzpatrick shines a spotlight on singer Addison Richardson, known as Shadowman to his fans in St Maarten.

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