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Janine Mendes-Franco

Sunday, February 9, 2014
In the 1970s two important, indigenous Caribbean films were made: Jamaica’s iconic The Harder They Come
Sunday, September 15, 2013
Writer Henry Miller once said, “One’s destination is never a place but a new way of seeing things.” How much more, then, must travel mean to artists?
Sunday, September 1, 2013
Caribbean writers and readers have been talking about a new publishing house on the literary scene—but Bamboo Talk Press is not just any publishing house.
Sunday, August 25, 2013
The 2012 London Olympics produced many high points for the Caribbean—the Jamaican track and field team’s domination of the 100m, T&T in the javelin throw—but the most memorable regional victory ha
Sunday, August 11, 2013
When you think of the music of Trinidad and Tobago, the classical genre is probably not the first thing that comes to mind.
Sunday, August 4, 2013
“How many of you—children or adults—have ever dreamed of flying?” This was writer Ann Marie Meyers’ question to the audience at the launch of her children’s book Up in the Air at Paper-Based Bookshop
Sunday, July 14, 2013
Tao, the Chinese concept representing “the path” or “the way,” is taking on a whole new meaning on Saturday nights at the local sushi bar that bears the philosophy’s name.
Saturday, September 8, 2012
On September 16, the Classical Music Development Foundation of Trinidad and Tobago—a non-profit organisation that promotes excellence in the performing arts, supports gifted students and promotes an a