Red Appropriated

I must confess to being a bit of a newcomer to the art of Kwynn Johnson.…

A Fragment Of Walcott’s Intention

FOREWORD: Part One of this review (TTR, April 09) contends that contrary to the spirit and substance of “The Antilles: Fragments of an Epic Memory,” Derek Walcott’s Nobel…

Judging The Judges

One of the practices that really irked me was the awarding of .5 of a point by some judges. As you will see, there are a few…

Celebrating The Works Of Derek Walcott

The latest production from the Department of Creative and Festival Arts entitled Fragments: Celebrating the works of Derek Walcott generated a certain expectation because of the source of…

Carnival From The Gallery

The display of Carnival-relevant art at some of the trendiest galleries was a reminder that, in Trinidad, Carnival is indeed everywhere during the month of February.…

Pablo’s Photoscape Of Trinidad In Trinidad

Pablo Delano's 11-year odyssey in the southernmost Caribbean island is offered in 120 images of life in Trinidad. Presented in the drama of black and…

Sidelining Of Pan Trinbago

With an Act of Parliament on January 28, 1986, Pan Trinbago was affirmed as the monolithic body to govern everything pertaining to what is now the National Instrument.…

Leroy Clarke—a Known Mystery

In Port of Spain, Trinidad, beyond the 1930s the community was most intolerant of a young woman not married even getting pregnant. …

Minami = Minimalism

  By DAVID CAVE   This year 2009 appears to be one of great expectations and challenges: Obama fever and a global recession.  It is under this air…

An Exhibition Of Gratitude

The 2008 Christmas Season was weighed down by the obvious feeling that money was in greater abundance 365 days ago. Nevertheless, in spite of spiraling murder statistics, collapsing…

Forebodings Of An Emissary

Charles Freer Andrews (1871-1940) graduated in theology from Cambridge University, and entered the priesthood before going out to India as a Christian missionary in 1904. Attracted by the…

New Blood Energises The Old

The launch of the Trinidad and Tobago Art Society's November Annual Exhibition last Tuesday was bolstered by the display “People's Canvas” recently mounted in the Queen's Park Oval.…

Claiming A Large Space

November was a month of celebration of the art of LeRoy Clarke as the artist turned 70. Among the events hosted in his honour was the El Tucuche…

Highest Of The High

The 46th anniversary of Independence brought overdue prominence to the national instrument of Trinidad & Tobago, as two important pioneers and one engineer received the highest award—The Order…

A Kaiso Doctor

Give Praise and Thanks! Winthrop Holder offers a wide-ranging appreciation of Black Stalin’s ‘Hard Wuk’ as the University of the West Indies prepares to confer the Honorary Doctor of…
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