Topic Tag: mas

Culture, Festivals and Events

Making the Caribbean with mas | Panorama

Carnivals abound across the region at this time of year. Marvin George explores both their differences and their common threads

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Immerse, Festivals and Events, Trinidad and Tobago

Look mas | Portfolio

Photographer Jason C. Audain’s portraits of traditional Carnival masqueraders record both their intricate costumes and the human energy that powers their performance

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Immerse, Festivals and Events, History, Trinidad and Tobago

The return of the baby doll | Backstory

With a frilly dress and bonnet, carrying a replica of an infant, the traditional Baby Doll is a playful Carnival character with a serious message about the social roles of women and men. A new generation of activists have adopted the Baby Doll as form of feminist intervention, write Amanda T. McIntyre and Jarula M.I. Wegner — like the masqueraders behind the Belmont Baby Dolls band

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Advertorial, Immerse, Fashion and Jewellery, Festivals and Events, Trinidad and Tobago

K2K — Where fashion meets mas (with a purpose)

Brand: K2K Alliance & Partners 2020 Collection: The Greatest Show Section: The Power of Believing (Believe that you...

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Fashion and Jewellery, People, Trinidad and Tobago

An evening with Dany Sanz

A special invitation from Neishel Vilain Pierron and Band of the Year K2K Alliance & Partners brought French make-up artist Dany Sanz to Trinidad

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Embark, Literature, Reviews

Bookshelf (Jan/Feb 2019) | Book reviews

This month’s reading picks, with reviews of High Mas: Carnival and the Poetics of Caribbean Culture; Giant; Black Dogs and the Colour Yellow; A View of the Empire at Sunset; and Erotic Islands: Art and Activism in the Queer Caribbean

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Immerse, Culture, Festivals and Events, Trinidad and Tobago

Beauty and the Beast | Panorama

T&T Carnival may be the world’s greatest street party, but among the glamourous bikini bands and shimmering sequins, some traditional masquerades offer a defiant take on the darker side of our history

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Festivals and Events, Trinidad and Tobago

Making mas

Think of carnival. Glitter, glamour and good times spring to mind. But like other alluring industries, such as fashion and film,...

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