Archive for November 1st, 2002

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.

Ritual of the Sunrise, choreographed by Rex  Nettleford. Photograph by Denis Valentine

Rex Nettleford on Keeping “Caribbeanness” Alive In Dance

Rex Nettleford celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Jamaica National Dance Theatre.

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..

Photograph by Mark Meredith

A Sip of Suriname

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

Photograph courtesy the Jamaica Tourist Board

The Real Claude McKay

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

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.

Upbeat (November/December 2002)

Upbeat (November/December 2002)

New music from the Caribbean.

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

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


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..

Illustration by Shalini Seereram

Caribbean Christmas Recipes

Traditional Caribbean Christmas recipes.