March 19, 2018

Amritsar International Folk Fest: Fusion of Caribbean, Punjabi folklore

From the Times of India AMRITSAR: The artists from Costa Rica gave a scintillating performance during the ‘7th Amritsar International Folk Festival’ held at Khalsa College of Education (KCE) here on Saturday. The Caribbean dances intermingled with the Punjabi folk as a great fusion of culture and music was on the display at the heritage […]

The Secret Designer: First job horror

By The Secret Designer From Web Designer Depot This is a true story. The events described in this article took place at some point in the author’s career. At the request of the survivors, the names have been changed. Out of respect for the clients, the rest has been told exactly as it occurred. When […]

Season 4 of Caribbean’s next top model kicks off

(Press Release) Love is in the air and so is the buzz around Season 4 of Caribbean’s Next Top Model (CNTM) as it expands to include aspiring young hopefuls from The Bahamas when it kicks off on Valentine’s Day, February 14 at 9pm on Flow 1. According to Garry Sinclair, Caribbean President, C&W Communications, “We’re delighted to […]

Jason Hines shows off his unique creations

BY FALON FOLKES From Jamaica Observer Passion radiated from Jason Hines as he shared his story with the Jamaica Observer, and demonstrated how he made his craft items. Hines is the mastermind behind Glass work Design, a successful small business in Spaulding, Clarendon. He makes a variety of items using glass, aluminum and beer bottles. […]

18-year-old Harry Hambley became famous on Instagram with ‘Ketnipz’ comics

BY ISOBEL HAMILTON  From Mashable Harry Hambley from Cardiff is only 18, but he’s something of an Instagram sensation. In June 2016, Hambley put up his first cartoon on Instagram. Hambley is the artist behind the webcomic Ketnipz. It’s an odd name for a comic, and purposefully devoid of meaning. “The name doesn’t really mean […]

Cayfest 2018 to showcase the best of Cayman Islands’ culture

Cayfest, the Cayman Islands National Festival of Arts, gets underway this month, and organisers, the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF), are looking forward to once again showcasing the cultural diversity and artistic talent that exists in the community. The event, which features various activities over a 10-day period, kicks off with the National Arts & […]

Shakespeare heads to the islands for a Caribbean Dream

From Voice Online The reimagining of Shakespeare’s ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ is a fun and mysterious movie set against a scenic backdrop FOR THOSE who are interested in Shakespeare plays with a twist, A Caribbean Dream might just before you. The film directed and written by Shakirah Bourne is a reimagining of Shakespeare’s classic Midsummer Night’s […]

Drama series HERE AND NOW debuts Feb11 on HBO

MIAMI, Fla., February 8, 2018 – On the surface, the Bayer-Boatwrights of Portland, Oregon (USA) are the model of a progressive, multiracial family. Greg is a respected philosophy professor and author; his wife, Audrey, is a former therapist turned conflict-resolution consultant for middle and high schools. Greg and Audrey have three adopted children, Ashley, Duc […]

This Caribbean Carnival won’t allow you to twerk —unless you ask permission first

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES From Miami Herald Attention all Carnival revelers and masqueraders attending the Caribbean’s biggest bacchanal: Non-consensual grinding, the provocative hip-gyrating, free-for-all that’s known in Caribbean parlance as “wining,” can get you slapped with an assault charge. Trinidad and Tobago, the two-island country that’s considered the birthplace of the modern-day Pre-Lenten Caribbean Carnival, is […]

History of Valentine’s Day – in view of different era

From different data sources about Valentine’s Day combination of both ancient Roman rituals and Christian tradition. Confuse matters, three different saints named Valentine, is recognized by the Roman Catholic Church.Different legends described the history of valentine’s day. One legend says Valentine was a priest in Rome during the third century. Emperor Claudius II decided that […]