Post Tagged with: "Issue 88 (November/December 2007)"

NDTC dancers in Rex Nettleford’s Ancestral Dance-work. Photograph courtesy Maria Layacona

The Jamaica’s National Dance Theatre Company: renewal and resistance

Jamaica’s National Dance Theatre Company celebrated its 45th anniversary this year. Founder Professor Rex Nettleford looks back at its history .

Illustration by James Hackett

The buzz (November/December 2007)

A conference for black American divers in Tobago.

View of Kukenan and Roraima from the second mirador on the trail from Paraitepui, Canaima National Park, Estado Bolivar, Venezuela.  Photograph by Nicholas Laughlin

Mt Roraima: House of the Gods

Nicholas Laughlin retraces his steps to the summit of the mystical Mt Roraima.

Conch Blower: The soulful wail of the conch is one of the sounds of the annual TCI Conch Festival. Photograph courtesy TCI Conch Festival/Debbie Mohnssen

Island hopper (November/December 2007)

What's happening in the Caribbean .

A bag from Jendayi’s afrocentric line. Photograph courtesy Karen Watson

It’s in the bag

Laura Dowrich-Phillips takes a look inside the handbags Caribbean designers are creating.

Music buzz (November/December 2007)

Music buzz (November/December 2007)

The first legal downloading site for Trinidad and Tobago music • the Kalalu World Music Festival in St Lucia.

Household accessories and Indian trinkets at House of Jaipur. Photograph by Shirley Bahadur

Where east meets west

James Fuller visits the trade fairs and boutiques that offer Indian artefacts and art in the southern Caribbean.

Anthony Winkler. Photograph courtesy Anthony Winkler

Caribbean Bookshelf (November/December 2007)

New Caribbean publications.

Pastelles, a popular Christmas staple. Photograph by Shirley Bahadur

Sugar and spice

West Indian goodies bring Christmas joy to Franka Philip .

Sir Viv and Mr Lillee ride again

Sir Viv and Mr Lillee ride again

James Fuller explains how this relatively simple board game might leave some cricket fans stumped.