Barbados by night

Photographer Sean Drakes enveloped himself in the magic of Barbados's nightlife and brought back these images especially for Caribbean Beat readers. As you can see, there's no end to the activities, especially at night, in beautiful Barbados
The Plantation Dinner Show features leggy dancers in feathers, a flame thrower, and moko jumbies who depict Caribbean life and carnivals

The games are afoot | Snapshot

Video games aren’t just for teenagers to have fun — globally, they’re a highly lucrative business, requiring state-of-the-art technical know-how, creative flair, and significant investment. Mark Lyndersay meets the minds behind Couple Six and Coded-Arts, video game developers in Barbados and T&T, whose agenda includes creating games that reflect the culture of their home islands

Jason Jeffers: stories like ours | Snapshot

His passion for film started when he was growing up in Barbados. It led Jason Jeffers to make the award-winning short documentary Papa Machete, and to found the Third Horizon Caribbean Film Festival in Miami. What these initiatives have in common, he tells Nailah Folami Imoja, is a dedication to telling Caribbean stories and changing the way the world imagines our islands