Post Tagged with: "Issue 67 (May/June 2004)"

Meggie 101

What is a meggie? Attillah Springer explains.

Jamaica Kincaid: Looking Back In Anger

Jamaica Kincaid: Looking Back In Anger

Angry, fearless, and sharply funny, Jamaica Kincaid’s novels and short stories explore the repossession of the self and the assertion of individual independence in the face of dehumanising history. Jeremy Taylor tells the story of Elaine Potter Richardson, the bookish girl from Antigua who moved to New York and reinvented herself as the celebrated writer Jamaica Kincaid.

Not (Banana) Bread Alone

Anu Lakhan rhapsodies over baked goods.

Music Pirates of the Caribbean

Richard Costas investigates music piracy in the Caribbean.

High Like The (Orange) Sky

With their unique soul-strumming rock-reggae sound and easy-going calypso vibe, the Orange Sky are the stars of Trinidad’s local rock music scene. Now they're making their most ambitious move yet: trying for an international breakthrough. Are they really ready for fame?.

Ken Khouri: “I am the complete pioneer of everything”

"The late Jamaican record producer Ken Khouri on the early days of ska and reggae; as told to David Katz".

A Man, A Boat, A Fish

James Ferguson believes The Old Man and the Sea shows off all of Ernest Hemingway’s best qualities.

Isaiah James Boodhoo: Artist and Gentleman

Trinidadian artist and Caribbean Beat contributor Isaiah James Boodhoo, 1932–2004, remembered by Bruce Paddington.

Costa Rica Adventure

Costa Rica, one of BWIA’s newest destinations, is a favourite with adventure tourists. From Pacific surfing to paragliding off a cliff, from white water rafting to zip lining through the cloud forest canopy- not to mention the smoking volcanoes waiting to be climbed- there's more than enough to keep the most restless visitor busy, while nature lovers marvel at the abundance of birds and butterflies.

Jimmy Cliff: Still Coming Hard

Jimmy Cliff: Still Coming Hard

Garry Steckles reports that reggae legend Jimmy Cliff sounds as good as ever.