Culture

Chef Irie Spices Up Network TV

Words by Kristal Roberts If you haven’t yet heard of Taste the Islands, then consider this your introduction. Conceived by media producer Calibe Thompson, the show brings the excitement of a TV cooking competition minus all of the stress. Inste...

BOCAS Goes to Brooklyn

Words by Sassy Ross NGC Bocas Lit Fest, Trinidad and Tobago’s premier literary festival, presents a showcase of contemporary Caribbean poets as part of the Bro...

What Bella Wants

Words by Sassy Ross Toni ‘Bella’ Blair is nothing like the characters she portrays in her comedy skits on RETV’s Bella’s Bizarre World and on her eponymous YouTube channel. Articulate and thoughtful, confident yet somewhat shy, she chooses her words...

Five Caribbean Poets You Need To Know

Words by Nandini Gosine-Mayrhoo The Caribbean boasts many children of literary talent: V.S. Naipaul, Edwidge Danticat, Derek Walcott, Kamau Brathwaite and Grac...