Author: Caribbean Beat

Culture, Music, Festivals and Events

Island Beat (Summer 1995)

A ST LUCIA FRIDAY NIGHT Ten pm On Dauphin Street, the first fragrant plumes of smoke float starward from Mrs Hector’s wood-fired...

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Culture, Literature, Reviews

Caribbean Bookshelf (Summer 1995)

A Small Gathering of Bones Patricia Powell (Heinemann Caribbean Writers Series 1994) Spirits in the Dark H. Nigel Thomas (Heinemann...

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Culture, Music, Reviews

Upbeat (Autumn 1995)

Genesis SuperBlue (Ice Records) Thematically speaking, this is the best album to come so far from SuperBlue, who regained the Road March...

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Culture, Literature, Reviews

Caribbean Bookshelf (Autumn 1995)

A History Of West Indies Cricket Michael Manley (revised edition, West Indies Publishing Ltd., 1995) Michael Manley – twice Prime...

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Culture

Island Beat (Autumn 1995)

BARBADOS’S NEW GOLF RESORT AIMS FOR THE TOP Barbados’s new Royal Westmoreland Golf & Country Club is up and running. And...

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Culture, Literature, Reviews

Caribbean Bookshelf (November/December 1995)

Music Bachata: A Social History Of Dominican Popular Music Deborah Pacini Hernandez (Temple University Press, Philadelphia, 1995) When the...

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Culture

Island Beat (Nov/Dec 1995)

Come On Down Write this dates in your diary right away: February 19 and 20, 1996. Carnival in Trinidad. Already the masquerade bands are...

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Culture, Music, Reviews

Upbeat (Nov/Dec 1996)

Viva Le King The Roaring Lion (Ice Records 951002) Here’s an album that successfully combines vintage calypso with modern styling. In...

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