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After Six Decades, Jamaica Names New Poet Laureate

April 15, 2014 | 7:19 pm | 0 Comment

After Six Decades, Jamaica Names New Poet Laureate

Above: Professor Mervyn Morris (centre) (JIS Photo)By the Caribbean Journal staffJamaica has named Professor Mervy Morris as the country's latest Poet Laureate after the position had gone unfilled for more than six decades.Morris, who is a professor emeritus at the University of the West Indies, will serve in the post for the next three years.The more...

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Caribbean Art Exhibition Coming to Perez Art Museum Miami

April 4, 2014 | 6:29 pm | 0 Comment

Caribbean Art Exhibition Coming to Perez Art Museum Miami

Above: Arnoldo Roche Rabell, We Have to Dream in Blue, 1986. Collection of John T. Belk III and Margarita Serapion, Photo: Courtesy of Walter Otero GalleryBy the Caribbean Journal staffA major Caribbean art exhibition is set to open at the Perez Art Museum Miami.Caribbean: Crossroads of the World, which first launched at New York's El Museo del Barrio in 2012, more...

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In Cayman, the Art of Jamaica

March 21, 2014 | 3:40 pm | 0 Comment

In Cayman, the Art of Jamaica

Above: "Young Mothers," Karl Parboosingh, 1965, oil on hardboard.By the Caribbean Journal staffA new exhibition at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands takes a look at the art of Jamaica in the 1960s and 1970s.This period of significant social and political upheaval in the country also saw a proliferation of art, particularly by Jamaican masters like more...

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A Haitian Art Master Makes His Debut at the Perez Art Museum Miami

March 10, 2014 | 4:10 pm | 0 Comment

A Haitian Art Master Makes His Debut at the Perez Art Museum Miami

Above: After Heade: Moonlit Landscape, 2013, Edouard Duval-Carrié’sBy the Caribbean Journal staffAn upcoming solo exhibition at the new Perez Art Museum in Miami will feature the work of acclaimed Haitian artist Edouard Duval-Carrié’s.The exhibition, "Imagined Landscapes," which officially begins on Thursday, will debut with an opening night conversation more...

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In St Croix, Celebrating “Local”

February 16, 2014 | 8:05 am | 0 Comment

In St Croix, Celebrating “Local”

Above: produce at the St. Croix Agriculture and Food Fair (All photos by CJ)By Alexander BritellST CROIX — "Easy now. It's hot."That's the warning from Velma Cruz, who's been bringing her hot sauce to St Croix's Agriculture and Food Fair, or AgriFest, for five years.Cruz, here marketing her eponymous sauces, is one of scores of vendors who have brought more...

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At the Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France, the Lens of Baryshnikov

January 16, 2014 | 3:48 pm | 0 Comment

At the Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France, the Lens of Baryshnikov

Above: a photo from "Dance This Way"By the Caribbean Journal staffA new exhibition at the Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France in St Barth is featuring the photography of world-renowned dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov.The exhibition, called "Dance This Way," is being presented by Space SBH — Contemporary Art Gallery. It lines the corridor of the hotel's main house, more...

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At a Martinique Distillery, Celebrating Picasso, Lam and Cesaire

December 27, 2013 | 1:39 pm | 0 Comment

At a Martinique Distillery, Celebrating Picasso, Lam and Cesaire

Above: Yeux Clairs, Wilfredo Lam, 1970By Alexander BritellIt's not the first place you'd expect to see a Picasso exhibition — but the Habitation Clement rum distillery in Martinique is putting on a celebration of the work of Aime Cesaire, Pablo Picasso and Wilfredo Lam.The exhibition, which began earlier this month, will last until Feb. 16, 2014,It's not more...

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At New York’s Blue Note, Combining the Worlds of Jazz and Reggae

December 24, 2013 | 7:00 am | 0 Comment

At New York’s Blue Note, Combining the Worlds of Jazz and Reggae

Above: the Blue NoteBy the Caribbean Journal staffJamaican jazz legend Monty Alexander will be launching a series of collaborative shows at the Blue Note in New York City next month, aiming to bring together the worlds of jazz and reggae.Alexander, who will be launching his Harlem-Kingston Express 2 next year, will begin with a weekend showcase on Jan. 13 with more...

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Making the Music of Martinique: An Interview with Esy Kennenga

November 29, 2013 | 10:55 am | 0 Comment

Making the Music of Martinique: An Interview with Esy Kennenga

Above: Esy Kennenga in Miami (CJ Photo)MIAMI — He's one of the most popular singers today from the island of Martinique, and Esy Kennenga's fame now reaches across the French Caribbean and mainland Europe. The 29-year-old Kennenga, who recently performed a concert at the Avenue D venue in downtown Miami, is one of the more diverse performers from the Caribbean, more...

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Chef Ron Duprat Talks Haiti

November 23, 2013 | 4:42 am | 0 Comment

Chef Ron Duprat Talks Haiti

Above: Chef Ron DupratA native of Haiti, Chef Ron Duprat has quickly become one of the best-known Caribbean-born chefs in the world, most notably as a competitor on season six of Bravo's Top Chef television series. Duprat, has remained a strong advocate for his home country, working for what he calls a a "sustainable food" movement in Haiti and, most recently, as an more...

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