Post Tagged with: "Issue 92 (July/August 2008)"

Jamaican-born R&B singer Martell Nelson, better known as Razah. Photograph courtesy Def Jam

Snapshots (July/August 2008)

A brief look at Caribbean people doing extraordinary things.

Mark Lyndersay

Late bloomers: Mark Lyndersay’s latest portraits

As he turns 50, photographer Mark Lyndersay sees dying flowers as a metaphor for ageing. James Fuller talks to him about his morbid art.

Lucky Dube, South Africa`s biggest-selling reggae singer, was killed in October 2007. Photograph by ABEL

African herbsmen: the top 10 African reggae tracks

Garry Steckles looks at reggae from Africa and tries to best fellow writer David Katz with his own reggae Top 10.

The Jamaican contingent in Trevor Rhone’s Smile Orange at the Theatre Guild, Georgetown, 1972. Photograph courtesy Raschid Osman

Carifesta’s festival of the arts turns full circle

Carifesta returns to Guyana after the first festival was held there 36 years ago. Ruth Osman looks excitedly at what’s planned.

Makeup artist Trixie Boodram demonstrates her skills on her colleague Katrina Laydoo. Photograph by Marlon Rouse

Secrets of the sun

Looking good in the tropics requires some serious beauty tricks. Judy Diptee tells you how to keep your makeup immaculate and beat the heat.

Andrea De Silva. Photograph courtesy Andrea De Silva

Andrea de Silva: over the rainbow

Photographer Andrea De Silva is having a hard time selecting 150 images for her exhibition at the London High Commission....

Cleopatra Borel-Brown. Photograph by Robert Taylor

Cleopatra Borel-Brown: giving it her best shot

Trinidadian shot-putter Cleopatra Borel-Brown speaks to James Fuller about her preparations for her third Olympic games .

Jeffrey Stollmeyer, left, and Andy Ganteaume opening the innings in Jamaica, 1946. Photograph by MEDIANET/ANDY GANTEAUME

Book reviews (July/August 2008)

Reviews of some new Caribbean books.

A masquerader enjoys herself on the streets of Grenada, during the carnival celebrations. Photograph courtesy The Grenada Board of Tourism

Happenings (July/August 2008)

A brief look at the events that will have the Caribbean buzzing in July and August.

Latin Reggae. CD cover courtesy PUTUMAYO

CD reviews (July/August 2008)

Reviews of some new Caribbean CDs.