Archive for January 18th, 2014

Datebook (July/August 2000)

Here's news on the main events in July and August.

Maraca: "I like to hear the flute in different contexts; it can fit everywhere". Photograph by Simon Lee

Voices: Maraca’s Other Vision

Meet Maraca, the talented young Cuban musician who's taking his "spirit" flute to the world.

Sam Mendes with actress Jane Horrocks, star of the stage version (directed by him) and film version of Little Voices. Photograph courtesy Stephen Mendes

Island Beat (July/August 2000)

Keep in touch with the islands and people on the move.

Netwatch: Caribbean Summer

What's happening in the Caribbean on the net.

Starwatch: Star Showers

A roundup of what to look for in the night sky.

Over to you! (July/August 2000)

Your letters and answers to your questions, plus memorable quotes.

Bookshelf (July/August 2000)

Bookshelf (July/August 2000)

New and recent books about the Caribbean.

Upbeat (July/August 2000)

Upbeat (July/August 2000)

Recent music from the Caribbean, plus the editor's picks.

The Jumbie Bird: From East to West Indian

The Jumbie Bird: From East to West Indian

James Ferguson on Ismith Khan's 1961 novel, The Jumbie Bird, the tale of an East Indian family's journey of identity in pre-independence Trinidad.

Gold for The Bahamas at the 1999 World Track and Field Championships in Seville, Spain. Left to right: Sevatheda Fynes, Debbie Ferguson, Pauline Davis- Thompson and Chandra Sturrup. Photograph by Shaun Botterill/Allsport

Dreams of Sydney

Kwame Laurence previews the Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, and looks at what our Caribbean athletes hope to bring home.