Post Tagged with: "Issue 53 (January/February 2002)"

Photograph by Kwame Ryan

20+ questions with Kwame Ryan

The son of Trinidadian parents, Kwame Ryan is the music director of the Freiburg Opera and Orchestra in Germany.

Author V. S. Naipaul at his home near Salisbury, England, on Thursday 11 October 2001 after it was announced that he had been awarded the 2001 Nobel Prize for Literature. The 69-year-old Trinidadian-born writer was awarded the Nobel for "having united perceptive narrative and incorruptible scrutiny in works that compel us to see the presence of suppressed histories" according to the Nobel Academy. Photograph by AP/Chris Ison

Guerrilla: V.S. Naipaul

V. S. Naipaul: born in Trinidad 1932, Nobel Prize for Literature 2001. A personal view of the man and his work by Jeremy Taylor.

Actor/musician Ron Reid in Banyan's first television series Callaloo; 1975. Photograph by Bruce Paddington

Caribbean Eye

Georgia Popplewell on the priceless archives of independent TV production house Bayan.

How could you resist? Photograph by Marlon Rouse

Food without frills

The Breakfast Shed at the Port of Spain dock: cheap, tasty meals. BC Pires tells us more.

Carnival time again

Michael Goodwin shares some internet websites that deal with Trinidad & Tobago Carnival.

New music from the Caribbean

New music from the Caribbean

A roundup of new tunes in the Caribbean.

Politricks and power

Politricks and power

James Ferguson on Ruler in Hiroona: A West Indian Novel by G. C. H. Thomas.

Cheryl Daley-Champagnie. Photograph by Franz Marzouca

Heart forms: Cheryl Daley-Champagnie

Cheryl Daley-Champagnie is both a businesswoman and an artist. A graduate of Jamaica's School of Visual Arts 21 years ago, she has been a painter, teacher and creator of the "sisterlocks" hairstyle. Her many interests have led her to set up her own centre for spiritual nourishment and work. Petrine Archer-Straw talks to her.

Bacchanal Women. Photograph by Sean Drakes/Blue Mango

Trinidad Carnival is…

BC Pires picks some of his favourite things about Trinidad Carnival.

The Pitons from Anse Chastenet. Photograph by Sean Drakes/Blue Mango

Bel Sent Lisi: discovering St Lucia

St. Lucia may well be the ultimate island paradise: those glorious Pitons rising out of the sea, the Jazz Festival and Bill Fishing Tournament, beautiful beaches and flora, and now a Heritage Programme that lets you into the "real" St Lucia. Simon Lee is your guide.