Archive for 2002

Photograph by Mark Meredith

A Sip of Suriname

Mark Meredith goes on a whirlwind tour of BWIA’s newest Caribbean destination.

Barrington Watson. Photograph by Anton Modeste

Art Beat: Barrington Watson

Jamaican artist Barrington Watson has parlayed a European education into the modern classical Caribbean style for which he’s celebrated. Donna Yawching talks to this graceful master of technique and Caribbean spirit.

The lookout at Speyside. Photograph by David Wears

Tobago

Tobago is a paradise for those whose only ambition is to chill on a beach 24/7. But it’s also a haven for fans of the active lifestyle. Georgia Popplewell finds herself torn between extremes on Trinidad’s sister isle.

Sporting Links

C.L.R. James, the renowned Trinidadian cricket writer and political historian, once argued that sport was as high an art form as painting or theatre. Surely, then, Sir Garry Sobers, Ato Boldon, and Brian Lara must be among our greatest artists. Here are some sites that celebrate the Caribbean genius for artful athletics and the visitors who share that passion..

Upbeat (November/December 2002)

Upbeat (November/December 2002)

New music from the Caribbean.

Illustration by Marlon Griffith

Oh what fun it is to ride on a Sikorsky S76A

The holiday season is here, bringing with it Soca Santas, Martiniquan carols, Hindu and Muslim festivals, music and film. Simon Lee on the season's offerings - and his mixed chance to be a flying Saint Nick.

Photograph courtesy the Jamaica Tourist Board

The Real Claude McKay

James Ferguson on Banana Bottom, Claude McKay’s homage to rural Jamaica.

New and recent books about the Caribbean (November/December 2002)

New and recent books about the Caribbean (November/December 2002)

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Illustration by Shalini Seereram

Caribbean Christmas Recipes

Traditional Caribbean Christmas recipes.

Audi — the brand-new, super-sexy Audi A4 Cabriolet. A great Christmas gift — any volunteers?

Checking It Twice: A Caribbean Christmas List

Christmas is a time for giving — yes, giving to Nola Powers. The little girl who Santa Claus forgot makes up for lost time with the Christmas list to end all Christmas lists..