Issue 75
(September/October 2005)

In this Issue:

Losing it

Jeremy Taylor remembers the Caribbean Beat editor who went to Venezuela and lost his pants
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Rex Nettleford: “Running a university is like running a dance company”

Rex Nettleford, founder of the Jamaica National Dance Theatre Company and former vice chancellor of the University of the West Indies
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Lyrics man: David Rudder

Garry Steckles on the reign of “King” David Rudder
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À la recherche: Monsieur Toussaint by Edouard Glissant

In his play Monsieur Toussaint, Edouard Glissant poignantly captures the complex character and historical dilemma of Haiti’s revolutionary hero
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Father Carl Abrahams

Annie Paul remembers Jamaican artist Carl Abrahams and his gentle visions of redemption
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Brooklyn crush

With perhaps half a million residents born or with roots in the islands, the New York borough of Brooklyn may be the world’s biggest Caribbean city
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Brooklyn Carnival: Breakaway on the Parkway

Photographer Sol McCants captures the energy and spirit of Brooklyn’s Labour Day Carnival
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Currency notes

Heard the one about the man who wrote a cheque on the side of a cow? Richard Costas takes a light-hearted look at a serious subject: money. Plus more
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Hot hot pot

The recipe couldn’t have looked simpler — so Anu Lakhan set out to make casareep, the key ingredient in Guyanese pepperpot • Plus more
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David Dabydeen: Guyana Don

The success of David Dabydeen’s 2004 novel Our Lady Of Demerara — winner of the Guyana Prize
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What the Caribbean is talking about this month

Follow their footprints: T.O.K.’s album Unknown Language finds a new way to talk about contemporary Jamaica and more
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