Post Tagged with: "Issue 69 (September/October 2004)"

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Book buzz (September/ October 2004)

Anthony Winkler’s new book of short stories tackles life’s big questions with healthy mirth • Hilary Beckles challenges the notion of quiet little Barbados • Hollis “Chalkdust” Liverpool offers calypso lore and commentary, straight From the Horse’s Mouth • “Being Here”, a poem from Guyana-born Cyril Dabydeen’s new collection, Hemisphere of Love • Jeffrey Stollmeyer’s opinionated 1948–49 diary chronicles the West Indies cricket team’s first tour of India.

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Music Buzz (September/ October 2004)

On True Love, Toots and the Maytals revisit their hit-strewn career with a little help from their friends • Sheldon Blackman’s 2000 album Remember Me is back — with a difference • Creole music lovers head to Dominica at the end of October • Are anglophone music fans ready for Chris Combette’s cool folk-jazz-reggae fusion? • Plus Gregory Isaacs, Sabbattical Ahdah, Jah Mason, and Luciano in our Rhythm Roundup.

Illustration by Marlon Griffith

Sports Buzz (September/October 2004)

The Caribbean’s most muscular head to Guyana.

What Accent? A Trini in Barbados

What Accent? A Trini in Barbados

Adanna Austin never though about her Trini accent — till she went to Barbados.

Illustration by Marlon Griffith

Business Beat (September/October 2004)

The Caribbean's largest trade show.

André Tanker: Like a Liberation

André Tanker: Like a Liberation

Trinidad’s late, great musical genius André Tanker on the roots of his music — as told to Simon Lee.

Deadly Frontier: Edwidge Danticat’s “The Farming of Bones”

Deadly Frontier: Edwidge Danticat’s “The Farming of Bones”

James Ferguson on Edwidge Danticat’s novel The Farming of Bones, a harrowing story of one of the most horrific events in Caribbean history.

Personal Favourites

Personal Favourites

Garry Steckles pays tribute to 11 Caribbean songs that didn’t make this issue’s “250 best” list.

Vegetable Horrors

Vegetable Horrors

Anu Lakhan is terrified of vegetables. Then she goes to Jamaica and is faced with an ital meal • Robert Clarke shares fond beer-drinking memories • The ambivalent chennette: so bad it's good? • Paul Yellin's Infusion! has no time for Caribbean culinary clichés.

Orlando Satchell, Courtesy Ladera Resort/ Orlando Satchell

Buzzworthy (September/October 2004)

Anthony Winkler’s new book of short stories tackles life’s big questions with healthy mirth • Hilary Beckles challenges the notion of quiet little Barbados • Hollis “Chalkdust” Liverpool offers calypso lore and commentary, straight From the Horse’s Mouth • “Being Here”, a poem from Guyana-born Cyril Dabydeen’s new collection, Hemisphere of Love • Jeffrey Stollmeyer’s opinionated 1948–49 diary chronicles the West Indies cricket team’s first tour of India.