ArtsEtc: The Premier Cultural Guide to Barbados, proudly launches its revamped website
Regular readers of a popular cultural newsletter established in 2003 would recall ArtsEtc decided to go on an indefinite hiatus. Now you can finally experience the full capacity of their renovated website.
The revamped website features poetry, essays and reviews as well as material from the ArtsEtc archives and an opportunity for visitors to submit their own creative work — and their feedback.
They have a challenge to readers to do an essay in, which – if it was spoken word, is a little over five minutes.
Apart from previous issues and an essay challenge, you also have the opportunity to.
This is a form of Japanese poetry that’s five syllables in the first line, then seven in the second and goes back to five syllables in the third and final line.
Linda Deane starts the ball rolling;-
Shells shift shape the dream
in up and onward motion
steered well, spiralling
They also have a look at Graeme Hall one of Barbados’ last green spots in the island for the moment?– perhaps next time if they see or hear the Minister they can ask about
Under Graeme Hall…. But that’s another story, eh?, some items need updating, ahem, cough! Like how here is also a full website now? Nevertheless, ArtsEtc is a lot of fun and offers much to Barbados’ scarce literary landscape, it is an oasis – rather like