The New York Times travel section presents a series of budget, mid-range, and high-end inns in a broad variety of Caribbean countries: Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Saba, Mexico, Nicaragua, St. Kitts, Anguilla, and Cayman Islands
A Rastafarian artist based in Cockburn Gardens, Ricardo “Ricky Culture” Lawrence does a number of commissions in his community including memorial murals, and murals on bars, restaurants and community walls.
Parveen Chopra of The South Asian Times writes that Dreadlocks Story is a documentary that explores how the matted hair lock of Rastas in Jamaica and Sadhus in India is a sacred covenant and a way to bond, to addresses freedom and misunderstandings and to promote a powerful state of mind outside the mainstream.
Our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring Caribbean related image selected by some of the Antillia Cultura writers and users.
His first big break came in March 1997 when he released the single “King in this Jungle” which was a duet with Sizzla. The single was produced by Beres Hammond who went on to become his mentor.
I keep returning to the chambered nautilus shell because of its beautiful reflection (external) and perfection of form (internal). Structurally it is a logarithmic spiral, which corresponds to the Golden Mean and duplicates in miniature exact form of the galaxies.
“White Witch of Rose Hall” is based on a well known story in Jamaica about Annie Palmer, an English-Irish woman born in Haiti in the early 1800s that murdered her husbands along with numerous male plantation slaves.
A short video interview with street muralist Ricky Culture, one of the artists in the Anything with Nothing exhibition. (Video produced with assistance from the African-Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Memory Bank)