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Rhythm roundup (March/April 2006)

Rhythm roundup (March/April 2006)

The best new Trinidadian reggae, the latest from Mungal Patasar and Pantar, and the cast album of Derek Walcott’s Steel.

Back to Grenada

In September 2004, Hurricane Ivan battered several Caribbean islands; nowhere was the damage more severe than in Grenada....

Sticking to his roots: I-Wayne

I-Wayne’s conscious lyrics move to their own rhythm.

Art buzz (March/April 2006)

Guyana-born Dennis de Caires develops a metaphysics of colour in his “St George’s Paintings” • Tamara Sanowar-Makhan explores her Trinidadian roots....

The accidental festival

How do you stage a film festival on an island with no cinema? The founders of the St Barth Festival of Caribbean Cinema had to get creative....

Island hopper (March/April 2006)

What’s happening in the Caribbean in March and April, and where — from sailing to music to cricket to turtle-watching.

Etienne Charles: “Next thing you know, a trumpet arrives in the mail”

Etienne Charles, up-and-coming 22-year-old Trinidadian trumpeter, on his inspirations and ambitions, and his preference for working with older greats.

Running commentary

Kellie Magnus used to run with headphones on. Back in Jamaica, she discovers a whole new soundtrack.

Something’s fishy

The Caribbean is famous for its seafood. But Anu Lakhan is unimpressed. She makes her case against Neptune’s bounty ... plus much more.

Cuba: Yanqui doodle dandy

What could a 135-year-old visitor’s guide to Cuba possibly offer to today’s readers? A fascinating glimpse into the island’s social history.