Post Tagged with: "Issue 58 (November/December 2002)"

Audi — the brand-new, super-sexy Audi A4 Cabriolet. A great Christmas gift — any volunteers?

Checking It Twice: A Caribbean Christmas List

Christmas is a time for giving — yes, giving to Nola Powers. The little girl who Santa Claus forgot makes up for lost time with the Christmas list to end all Christmas lists..

Ritual of the Sunrise, choreographed by Rex  Nettleford. Photograph by Denis Valentine

Rex Nettleford on Keeping “Caribbeanness” Alive In Dance

Rex Nettleford celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Jamaica National Dance Theatre.

The lookout at Speyside. Photograph by David Wears

Tobago

Tobago is a paradise for those whose only ambition is to chill on a beach 24/7. But it’s also a haven for fans of the active lifestyle. Georgia Popplewell finds herself torn between extremes on Trinidad’s sister isle.

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Yours Sincerely, Nello

Letters from London, a new book of little-known essays by C.L.R. James, fills in a significant biographical gap in the career of this pre-eminent Trinidadian thinker, activist and theorist of cricket.

Illustration by Shalini Seereram

Caribbean Christmas Recipes

Traditional Caribbean Christmas recipes.

Fourth of July Fireworks over the Capitol dome. Photograph by Washington Dc Convention & Visitors Association

Postcard from Washington

Long on monuments, museums, and atmosphere, Washington DC is a city with grandeur to spare and more than a few happening neighbourhoods. Donna Yawching on the unique pleasures of America’s capital.

Sporting Links

C.L.R. James, the renowned Trinidadian cricket writer and political historian, once argued that sport was as high an art form as painting or theatre. Surely, then, Sir Garry Sobers, Ato Boldon, and Brian Lara must be among our greatest artists. Here are some sites that celebrate the Caribbean genius for artful athletics and the visitors who share that passion..

Great Leonid meteor shower of 1933. Taken from an old plate by Maura Imbert.

Celestial Manoeuvres

Asteroids may be destructive, but they may also have triggered the creation of life on earth. Maura Imbert explores the phenomenon.

New and recent books about the Caribbean (November/December 2002)

New and recent books about the Caribbean (November/December 2002)

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Caribbean Stocking Stuffers

Garry Steckles’s Caribbean music wish list.