Archive for March, 2005

Youth Buzz (March/April 2005)

Youth Buzz (March/April 2005)

The Caribbean Examinations Council celebrates some of the region's brightest youngsters; with a short story by Liana Baboolal.

Joebell and America director Asha Lovelace (front left) with crew members, on location in Lopinot. Photograph by Georgia Popplewell

The Lovelace Project: Joebell and America

The film Joebell and America shows off the talents of Trinidadian writer Earl Lovelace and his talented offspring.

The Bob Marley Museum at 56 Hope Road. Photograph by davidcorio.com

The Marley Tour

Philip Sander visits two key stops on the Bob Marley Kingston pilgrimage.

Skid "Nevely lead guitarist Shane de Silva (left) and frontman Andrew McIntosh (right) rock to their own beat. Photograph by David Wears

KEEP ON ROCKING

For a brief, exciting period in the mid 1990s, Trinidad’s indigenous rock music scene looked like it might achieve the kind of critical mass that could change the sound of the calypso island for good. But the revolution hasn't quite happened - yet.

Stanley Greaves working at his house in Barbados. Photograph by Mike Toy

Master Maker: Stanley Greaves

Painter, sculptor, Guyana Prize–winning poet, musician — Stanley Greaves has spent his 50-year career mastering one medium after another....

Illustration by Shalini Seereeram

HER INNARD SELF

Talk about getting down to the guts of things. Anu Lakhan tries her hand at sausage-making • Plus Carline Gumbs on the delights of an old wife, Rajend.

Illustration by Russel Halfhide

BANKING ON CHANGE

The growth of indigenous Caribbean banks into true multinationals has led to major changes in the regional financial sector in recent years. .

Bob Marley at Crystal Palace Bowl, London. Last show in UK, 5/1980. Photograph by davidcorio.com

WHERE BOB MARLEY MIGHT HAVE GONE

Garry Steckles wonders how Bob Marley’s music would have evolved had he lived to see his 60th birthday.

Dunstan E. Williams

A GENTLE DEW: REMEMBERING DUNSTAN WILLIAMS

Cartoonist Dunstan E. Williams, better known as DEW, died last December. Mark Lyndersay remembers the man who entertained generations of Trinidadians .

Alissandra Cummins. Photograph by Mike Toy

ALISSANDRA CUMMINS: “MY AIM IS TO QUESTION WHAT ‘HISTORY’ IS”

Barbados Museum director Alissandra Cummins on the cultural responsibilities of Caribbean curators — as told to Philip Nanton.