Topic Tag: Derek Walcott

Arrive, Travel, Culture, Lifestyle, Curacao, Cuba, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, The Bahamas, Dominica, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia, Jamaica, Guyana, Grenada, Antigua and Barbuda

The Caribbean we love | Round trip

The world’s best beaches, stunning mountains, forests, and waterfalls, vibrant culture, delectable cuisine — there are many reasons the Caribbean is one of the world’s most desired tourism destinations. The global COVID-19 pandemic brought many travel plans to a halt, temporarily — but as lives gradually return to normal, it’s once again possible to plan for your dream vacation. When you’re ready to head out and experience the world, the islands of the Caribbean will be ready to greet you

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Theatre and Dance, Trinidad and Tobago

Heart of Steel

Fourteen years after its premiere in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Derek Walcott’s musical Steel finally makes it to the Trinidad stage with...

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Culture, Festivals and Events

Island Beat (Winter 1994)

GRENADA’S FESTIVE SAILING The second edition of Grenada’s annual Sailing Festival takes place in early February 1995, and...

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Literature, Culture, St. Lucia

A New World Odyssey

The decisions of the learned people who hand out the Nobel Prize for Literature can sometimes be slightly mystifying. But in 1992, they...

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Reviews, Literature

Bookshelf (July/August 2001)

PICK OF THE MONTH Derek Walcott: A Caribbean Life Bruce King (Oxford University Press 2000, 714 pp, ISBN 0-19-871131-x) Derek Walcott...

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Arrive, Travel, Lifestyle, St. Lucia

Gros Islet, St Lucia | Neighbourhood

Streetscape Gros Islet itself remains a mostly residential and mostly quiet district, with a handful of picturesque nineteenth-century...

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Embark, Literature, People, St. Lucia

Remembering Derek Walcott (1930–2017) | Icon

He was a prodigy, and he knew it. He self-published his first book, 25 Poems, when he was just eighteen, paying the printer’s bill with...

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Embark, Reviews, Music

Caribbean Playlist (September/October 2015)

Spiritual Awakening — Reginald Cyntje Trombonist Reginald Cyntje (pronounced SIN-chee) — born in Dominica, raised in St Thomas, USVI,...

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