Festivals and Events

Culture, Festivals and Events, Lifestyle

Bask in the Glow

All the advertisements, the tickets, the pre-event paraphernalia for that first Glow fete repeated the same mandate: “wear white!” In...

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Culture, Festivals and Events, Sports

West Indies Cricket: The Next 11 . . .

Whether the team performs magnificently or otherwise, there’s nothing in the world like West Indies cricket. There was a time when...

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Culture, Festivals and Events

What’s Fun & Fresh in the Caribbean this Month

Another life Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy Carlos Eire (Free Press, ISBN 0-7432-1965-1) Growing up in a wealthy...

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Arts, Festivals and Events

The First Carifesta

The first Caribbean Festival of Culture and Arts, Carifesta I, was celebrated in Guyana in 1972. For the English-speaking Caribbean, this...

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Culture, Music, Theatre and Dance, Festivals and Events

Carifesta VI: Singing in the Rain

“Oh shoot, it’s raining!” They were an odd foursome, gathered to taste the joys of Carifesta. Allison was an Australian...

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Community, Culture, Festivals and Events

All Souls’ Day: remembrance of friends past

I remember being bathed in the soft golden glow of a thousand flickering candles, as the crisp November night air carried the scent of...

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