Post Tagged with: "Issue 83 (January/February 2007)"

Stills from Sequins, Soca, and Sweat. Photograph courtesy Sequins, Soca, and Sweat

Notting Hill Carnival: behind the sequins

Stephen Rudder shows the hidden heart of Notting Hill Carnival in a new film, Sequins, Soca, and Sweat.

Illustration by Russel Halfhide

Bob’s blender

Philip Sander visits the Bob Marley museum at 56 Hope Road and sees the most precious relic of them all.

Illustration by Marlon Griffith

Island hopper (January/February 2007)

What’s happening in the Caribbean in January and February.

An enthusiastic audience at the 2005 St Lucia Jazz Festival. Photograph courtesy the St Lucia Tourist Board

All that St. Lucia jazz

The St Lucia Jazz Festival fends off regional competition to keep its position as the Caribbean’s premier jazz event.

Fr Gregory Ramkissoon. Photograph courtesy CMB Creative

Fr Gregory Ramkissoon: “The basis for development is care”

Fr Gregory Ramkissoon, founder and head of Jamaica’s Mustard Seed Communities, on his philosophy of caring and the true meaning of development .

Rihanna. Photograph courtesy Def Jam Records

Rihanna: just getting started

Just getting started: for Bajan R&B star Rihanna, the big time keeps getting bigger.

Noel Norton. Photograph courtesy Noel Norton

Carnival captured

Carnival is colour. Carnival is music. Carnival is bacchanal. Movement. Energy. Art. Excitement. Top Trinidad photographers weigh in on the festival.

Christian Campbell. Photograph courtesy Christian Campbell

Christian Campbell: dreaming again

Bahamian poet Christian Campbell demands his place.

Yellow heliconia at Under the Pipe. Photograph by Mary Walters

Gardening in the tropics

Looking at her one-acre garden in Dominica, Polly Patullo muses over the links between landscape, memory, and desire.

Caribbean Bookshelf (January/February 2007)

Caribbean Bookshelf (January/February 2007)

Edric Connor’s memoirs, and a roundup of other new books.