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In his later big essays, The Muse of History, and What the Twilight Says, An Overture, when he assessed the society’s art and culture after the decade, the analyses were caustic and pessimistic. But his views of the society while he was in the midst of it are light, generous and often funny. As is inevitable for an arts reviewer, and a working artist,...

Thursday, March 23, 2017

ROSLYN CARRINGTON

I went to prison on Thursday, and I sat in the courtyard and cried.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

After playing to overbooked houses at Central Bank Auditorium last weekend the award winning production companies RS/RR Productions goes to Cipriani College this Saturday and Sunday with their brand new hit comedy for 2017, Hotel 21 by Ricardo Samuel.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

PART TWO

Today we have the second and final part of a contribution from ROSELINE LYNCH, an Alta Tutor who has taught our Level 1 and Level 2 students at Alta’s Arima Boys’ and Arima Girls’ RC School venues for the past 13 years.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The Princes Town Theatre Workshop (PTTW) continues its island-wide tour with its exciting drama production, Parosin—The Lady Next Door.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Hardcore CHiPs fans hate it and the real California Highway Patrol seems not quite sure what to make of it.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Historian Jennifer Michael Hecht is perhaps one of the best demonstrations of the usefulness of history in counteracting erroneous beliefs about the world, past and present. And she herself goes even further: “What a paralysing potion culture can be! The antidote is history,” she writes.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

I first met Derek Walcott, who died on March 20, in the late 1960s when we both worked as reporters at the Trinidad Guardian and the Trinidad Evening News in my native Trinidad.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

I’m thinking of Walter de La Mare’s Fare Well, a poem he cherished, and hearing these lines in the grit of his voice, with the waves joining the recitation: “How will fare the world whose wonder / Was the very proof of me?” It’s a question for us, we the bewildered, we the ones left behind.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

More than 300 female students, drawn from secondary schools across Trinidad, were challenged to aim for the stars and be the best that they can be when they participated in the 2017 Annual JA Student (Female) Conference on Friday.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

A few days ago I remarked that I felt hard-pressed to carry on with my Lenten inspirational series in a week filled with distress and was encouraged with the suggestion from calypsonian Stalin’s repertoire to “Look on the brighter side.”

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