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Issue 119


Kiddies' Carnival in Trinidad. Photograph by Butch Limchoy

Caribbean Datebook (January/February 2013)

Your guide to events around the Caribbean in January and February — from Carnivals to music festivals to celebrations of history.

Attillah Springer. Photograph by Andrea De Silva

Word of mouth (January/February 2013)

Carnival dawn at Trinidad J’Ouvert, preview a new show by artist Christopher Cozier, and savour the spice of controversy at Guyana’s Mashramani.

Sonia Farmer. Photograph by Patricia Santos

Sonia Farmer: Freedom of her press

Philip Sander introduces Bahamian writer and book artist Sonia Farmer of Poinciana Paper Press.

Photograph by Sancho Francisco / Iconic Image Studio

Mas Couture: K2K Alliance & Partners

Sisters Karen and Kathy Norman of K2K Alliance take couture style to the road for Trinidad Carnival.


Caribbean Bookshelf (January/February 2013)

This month’s reading picks — from fiction to poetry to theatre.


Caribbean Playlist (January/February 2013)

Recent music releases to get your fingers tapping.

Illustration by Shalini Seereeram

Mummy’s sweet hand

“I will always think of her when I cook,” says Franka Phillip of her late mother, in a moving tribute .

Kerwin DuBois. Photograph by Relzlife Photography

Behind the soca music

Trinidad’s soca artistes are the stars of Carnival, but a host of talented professionals working behind the scenes help make the music.

Powder Box Schoolgirls series (2009). Photograph courtesy Marlon Griffith

Marlon Griffith: Mas by other means

Marlon Griffith’s multimedia performance works take elements of traditional Trinidad Carnival into the world of contemporary art.