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Issue 111

Issue 111


Illustration by Al Akong

Al Akong: drawing from memory

Artist Al Akong sketches his favourite images of a life spent in the Caribbean.

Photograph by Shirley Bahadur

Cooking by numbers

Everyone should be able to cook the basics, says Franka Philip. But which ones?.

Illustration by Darren Cheewah

Pierre Toussaint: from slavery to sainthood

Born in Haiti, the Venerable Pierre Toussaint is on the way to becoming the first Caribbean saint. James Ferguson tells his story..

Gordon Greenidge in fine batting style. Photograph by Ken Kelly

Great balls of Fire in Babylon

Through a rosy mist of nostalgia, Garry Steckles watches a new movie about West Indies cricket.

CD Reviews (September/October 2011)

CD Reviews (September/October 2011)

The new music that is reflecting the region right now.

Book Reviews (September/October 2011)

Book Reviews (September/October 2011)

The new books that are reflecting the region right now.

Film Reviews (September/October 2011)

Film Reviews (September/October 2011)

The new films that are reflecting the region right now.

A still from the animated feature Chico & Rita, the story of the love affair between two Cuban musicians. Photograph courtesy T&T Film Festival

T&T’s love affair with the silver screen

September’s film festival marks a century of cinema in Port of Spain.

As Lord Rama triumphs, the evil Ravan's effigy goes up in flames. Photograph by Edison Boodoosingh

Ramleela: epic on a village stage

At this time of year, rural Trinidad communities stage an ancient theatrical ritual. Laura Dowrich-Phillips sets the scene.