Topic Tag: Reggae

Arrive, Travel, Lifestyle, Cuba

Havana hello | Destination

Caribbean Airlines’ newest destination is one of the region’s — and the world’s — most iconic cities. From music to revolutionary history, baroque architecture to pastel-hued classic cars, from the Malecón to the bar where mojitos were (supposedly) invented — welcome to Havana, now serviced by two direct flights from Port of Spain each week

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Embark, Music, Reviews

Playlist (Mar/Apr 2018) | Music reviews

This month’s listening picks, with reviews of the latest by David Bertrand; Jimmy October; Major Lazer; and Beres Hammond

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Arrive, Travel, Music, Culture, Lifestyle

São Luís do Maranhão — Brazil’s reggae city | Travellers’ tales

Founded in 1612 on Brazil’s Atlantic coast, the city of São Luís do Maranhão is a treasurehouse of historic achitecture, encrusted with ornate blue tiles, and has a long tradition of avant-garde poets. It’s also — as unlikely as it sounds — a hotbed of reggae music. David Katz pays a visit, to investigate how this city more than two thousand miles from Kingston has adopted reggae as its very own, with a new museum celebrating the cultural link

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Music, Festivals and Events, St. Kitts and Nevis

The Basseterre beat

From the air, the island of St Kitts resembles a guitar serenely afloat in the shimmering Caribbean sea. It’s a fitting venue for a...

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Film and Television, United States

Gimme tempo

MTV Tempo, the American music channel’s foray into the Caribbean market, was launched in October to cable markets across the Caribbean,...

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Music, Jamaica

Follow their footprints

They were hailed by the New York Times as “the world’s greatest dancehall-reggae boy band,” but T.O.K. — stands for Touch of Klass...

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Music, People, St. Kitts and Nevis

The wisdom of Socrates

Considering he’s one of the most famous human beings in history, remarkably little is known about the Greek philosopher Socrates, who...

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