Embark, Reviews, Music

Playlist (May/June 2022) | Music buzz

This month’s listening picks from the Caribbean — featuring new music by Nadia Batson; Koffee; Rachel Kerr; Elan Trotman; Arnaud Dolmen; and Teddyson John

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Embark, Film and Television, Festivals and Events

A space for short films | Screen buzz

The Soleil Short Film Saturday series and Third Horizon Film Festival partner up to bring you some of the best shorts from the Caribbean diaspora

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Homepage Slider, Arrive, Film and Television, People

YouTubers of the Caribbean | Take 5

Caribbean content creators have been producing a range of video material on YouTube and other platforms, attracting hundreds of thousands of viewers from around the world. Laura Dowrich recommends five of her favourites

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Homepage Slider, Arrive, Arts and Architecture, People

Bridging the divide | Portfolio

This year, Caribbean artists will have their biggest ever presence at two of the world’s most significant contemporary art events — the Venice Biennale and documenta fifteen. Janine Mendes-Franco learns more

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Arrive, Literature, People, Trinidad and Tobago

Ayanna Lloyd Banwo: opening the door | Snapshot

Ayanna Lloyd Banwo grew up surrounded by stories. Now, as the Trinidadian writer publishes her already acclaimed debut novel, she tells Shivanee Ramlochan how family and home have indelibly shaped her writing

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Arrive, Film and Television, People, French Guiana

Audrey & Maxime Jean-Baptiste: when images speak | Backstory

For sibling filmmakers Audrey and Maxime Jean-Baptiste, their family history in French Guiana and historic image archives were equally important sources for their latest film project. Jonathan Ali learns more

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Arrive, Literature

A thirty-year-quiz | Did you even know

It’s a thirtieth anniversary edition of our triva quiz! Test your knowledge of some of the vibrant people and places who have appeared on the cover of Caribbean Beat

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Embark, Reviews, Literature

Bookshelf (Mar/Apr 2022) | Book reviews

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews of The Bread the Devil Knead by Lisa Allen-Agostini; Easily Fooled by H. Nigel Thomas; Pandemic Poems: First Wave by Olive Senior; and The Gift of Music and Song: Interviews with Jamaican Women Writers by Jacqueline Bishop

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