Zante Dancers dance down the aisle of the movie theatre before the 7:30pm screening of Black Panther

Tobago celebrates Black Panther’s Winston Duke and Sekani Solomon

The Division of Tourism, Culture & Transportation fetes the Tobagonians involved in Black Panther The Division of Tourism, Culture & Transportation (DOTCT) of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) hosted…

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Issue #149 of Caribbean Beat reaches for the sky this January/February 2018

Happy new year! We hope 2018 has begun well for you. With our new January/February issue of Caribbean Beat (#149), we bring our 25th anniversary year to a close…and prepare…

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Caribbean Beat profiles rising jazz star Etienne Charles for latest issue

At the age of 33, Trinidadian musician and composer Etienne Charles is already considered a phenomenal talent, thanks to his gift for reinventing traditional forms and merging jazz into the…

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Don Cheadle as Miles Davis in the film Miles Ahead. Courtesy the ttff

Introducing the first ever Tobago Jazz Film Festival

This 22–25 April, the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival (TTFF) will present the inaugural Tobago Jazz Film Festival — a celebration of music and Tobago through film — as part…

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Derek Walcott. Photo: Bruce Paddington, via Caribbean Beat magazine

Remembering Derek Walcott

This morning, the legendary St Lucian writer, Derek Walcott, passed away. Over the years, commensurate with the scope and magnitude of his work, we have covered him a great deal…

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Carnival Medea returns for final two nights

The Caribbean premiere of Carnival Medea: A Bacchanal is gearing up for its third and final weekend immediately after Carnival, playing Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 March at the Little…

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The first Caribbean Beat for 2017 celebrates Carnival

Trinidad and Tobago’s annual Carnival, one of the Caribbean region’s biggest cultural events, is once again front and centre in the latest issue of Caribbean Beat. With a striking photo…

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September/October 2015 issue of Caribbean Beat (#135)

And as we head into the final months of 2015, the latest issue of Caribbean Beat (#135) is out, covering all things Caribbean for September and October! View the full…

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Caribbean Beat issue #132, all for new March/April 2015

Our latest issue of Caribbean Beat (#132) is now out, all new for March/April 2015! On the cover is a stunning photo by Pete Oxford of the Potaro River plunging…

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Caribbean Airlines Invaders Steel Orchestra

CAL continues exclusive sponsorship of Invaders

From its beginnings 75 years ago under a breadfruit tree at the Manette family’s Port of Spain home, Invaders Steel Orchestra has become one of Trinidad and Tobago’s most iconic…

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