Travel, Guyana

The Rupununi, Guyana | Wish you were here

Postcards from the Caribbean’s most extraordinary places

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Homepage Slider, Festivals and Events

Event buzz (Jan/Feb 2023)

Essential info about what’s happening across the region in January and February!

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Literature, Reviews

Music buzz | Reviews (Jan/Feb 2023)

This month’s listening picks from the Caribbean — featuring new music by Leon Foster Thomas; Monique La Chapelle; Fay-Ann Lyons; and Kevon Carter

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Literature, Reviews

Book buzz | Reviews (Jan/Feb 2023)

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews of The Dreaming by Andre Bagoo; The Island of Forgetting by Jasmine Sealy; What A Mother’s Love Don’t Teach You by Sharma Taylor; and What Noise Against the Cane by Desiree C Bailey

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Arts, People, Canada

On view: the work of the late Denyse Thomasos | Art buzz

In a special career retrospective, the work of the late Trinidadian-Canadian artist Denyse Thomasos is on show in Canada

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Homepage Slider, Food and Cuisine

Dukunoo: a recipe of ingenuity | Cookup

Vaughn Stafford Gray looks at the intuition and resilience built into the history of dukunoo — one of the oldest Caribbean desserts — as well as its cousins across the region and the Americas

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Culture, Technology

K2K mas in the metaverse…and beyond | Plugin

Trinidad’s K2K has been innovating with their mas designs since debuting their award-winning medium Carnival band in 2012. Now they’ve moved into the NFT and metaverse landscape. Karen and Kathy Norman, the twin designers and investment bankers behind K2K, talk about what this means for mas — as told to Caroline Taylor

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