Topic Tag: Rex Nettleford

Engage, Culture, People, Jamaica

Twisting Rhodes | On this day

It grieves me to say this about my alma mater, but Oxford University has a long tradition of accepting money from bad people. Both the...

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Theatre and Dance, People, Jamaica

Rex Nettleford: “Running a university is like running a dance company”

At the risk of romanticising a little, I do treasure very much the fact of my growing up in rural Jamaica. I was born in Falmouth,...

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Community, Culture, Theatre and Dance, People

Rex Nettleford on Keeping “Caribbeanness” Alive In Dance

The question is often asked: how does a dance company in the languorous Caribbean survive four decades without a single one of its...

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Culture, Literature, Reviews

Book Reviews – July/August 2010

Lord of the dance Judy Raymond “Writing about jazz,” Thelonious Monk once said, “is like dancing about architecture.” Writing about...

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Culture, Theatre and Dance, People, Jamaica

Rex Nettleford: a king among men

An ordinary man of extraordinary accomplishments – that was Rex Nettleford. An extraordinary man of ordinary life and circumstances –...

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Culture, Literature, Arts

Rex Nettleford: A Voice From the Caribbean

In a major new book of essays, Inward Stretch Outward Reach: A Voice From the Caribbean, the Jamaican writer and artist Rex Nettleford...

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