Archive for November 1st, 2012

Grab a bite...Photograph courtesy Barbados, Food, Wine & Rum Festival

Datebook (November/December 2012)

Events around the Caribbean in November and December.

Parade of lights. Photograph by Michael Lam

Word of Mouth (November/December 2012)

Illuminated street processions of Guyana Diwali, experience the work of Frank Bowling at Tate Britain, and dance to the rhythms of Jamaica Jonkonnu.

From left to right: Jamar, Barry, Amanda and T-Ray. Photograph courtesy Cover Drive

Hot Shots: Barbados’ Cover Drive

Desiree Seebaran meets Cover Drive, the Barbadian “Cari-pop” quartet.

Foster explains: “The Zebra Swizzel outfit (far left) was inspired by the ripples of the sea on a moonlight night.” Photograph courtesy Rosemary Parkinson

Rainbow hues: Barbados’ simonpeter

Design duo simonpeter take a cue from the colours of Barbados.


Bookshelf (November/December 2012)

This month’s reading picks .


Playlist (November/December 2012)

Recent music releases to get your fingers tapping.


Screenshots (November/December 2012)

New films worth seeking out .

Illustration by Shalini Seereeram

No bread, no ham: Christmas lunch for guests who don’t eat meat

Christmas lunch for guests who don’t eat meat? Relax, Franka Philip has some sensible suggestions.

Simone Padmore. Photograph by Mark King

Changing the game: seven rising talents in Barbados’s contemporary art

Meet seven rising talents in Barbados’s contemporary art scene, profiled by Natalie McGuire, with portraits by Mark King.

George Simon on site at the Berbice Mounds excavation. Photograph courtesy George Simon

George Simon: in search of lost time

Guyanese artist and archaeologist George Simon’s recent find in the Berbice Mounds may rewrite the history of the Western Hemisphere.