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  1. “Exploring Shadeism” Launched: Research Examines Colourism Phenomenon in Barbadian Society

    Sharon Hurley Hall launched her book, Exploring Shadeism, over the weekend at Dover Beach Hotel – it’s based on research into the phenomenon of shadeism in Barbados. Shadeism, also known as colourism, is discrimination on the basis of skin shade. Hurley Hall described shadeism as “a direct result of slavery“, and added: “The psychological and […]

    July 9, 2019BooksNo comments
  2. Join Eight Time Olympian Veronica Campbell Brown For Her Book Signing

    Don’t forget when you purchase your autographed copy, you can now download the New Cave Shepherd Card Mobile App and enjoy easy access to your account and more On The Go! Available now in the Google Play and Apple App Stores.

    April 30, 2019Books, Olympics, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. Plastered in Pretty by N.C. Marks launched in St. Vincent, recommended in the USA

    The newest Vincentian novel, Plastered in Pretty by N.C. Marks, was launched here at the Botanical Gardens on Wednesday, by House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). Plastered in Pretty is “Naked truth. It is very contemporary,” said journalist Dexter Rose, a guest speaker at the book launch of about 100 guests. There was also an “outburst […]

    December 6, 2018Books, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Cookbook Puts The Spotlight On Weed And Other Exotic Caribbean Curries In Time For The Holidays

    The unlikely marriage of weed and curry is among the recipes featured in a new book that encapsulates many of the exotic curries of the Caribbean region and is now available in time for the holiday season. Tapping into the rich and diverse cultural heritage and cuisine of the Caribbean, Caribbean-American journalist and entrepreneur, Felicia […]

    November 19, 2018Books, FeaturedNo comments
  5. George Lamming Distinguished Lecture: 28-11-2018, Errol Barrow Centre November 17, 2018Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. EXCLUSIVE MOVIE PREMIERES ON HBO THIS AUGUST: IT (August 18)

    HBO returns this month with something for everyone and the premiere of four outstanding movies including HBO’s film THE TALE. HBO will broadcast the animated family film LEGO NINJAGO, ROMAN ISRAEL, ESQ. and the horror film IT, inspired by the Stephen King novel of the same name. One new movie premieres every Saturday at 9pm […]

    July 26, 2018Books, Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. YARDIE: Idris Elba Directed Crime Drama HD

    Set in ’70s Kingston and ’80s Hackney, Yardie centres on the life of a young Jamaican man named D (Aml Ameen), who has never fully recovered from the murder, committed during his childhood, of his older brother Jerry Dread (Everaldo Creary). D grows up under the wing of a Kingston Don and music producer named […]

    July 15, 2018Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. Colette: Keira Knightley, Dominic West & Eleanor Tomlinson

    Directed By: Wash Westmoreland Synopsis: Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.

    July 15, 2018Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. BLADE RUNNER 2049 (July 7): EXCLUSIVE HOLLYWOOD BLOCKBUSTER PREMIERES THIS JULY ON HBO

    Thrill and suspense take over HBO this July with the premiere of four thrillers that will keep audiences on edge. This month’s premieres include BLADE RUNNER 2049, DUNKIRK, ATOMIC BLONDE and AMERICAN MADE. One new film premieres each Saturday in July at 9pm AST* on HBO and HBO GO. *Atlantic Standard Time. HBO Latin America is the premium, subscription based, television network leader in the […]

    June 24, 2018Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. HBO FILMS’ “FAHRENHEIT 451,” STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN, PREMIERES MAY 19th

    Michael B. Jordan (Black Panther) and Michael Shannon (The Shape of Water) star in FAHRENHEIT 451, the new HBO film based on Ray Bradbury’s classic novel of the same name, depicting a future where the media is seen as a drug, history is rewritten and “firemen” burn books. The HBO Films’ original production premieres on […]

    May 13, 2018BooksNo comments
  11. What’s New at ArtsEtc: IndyList, Blogs, NIFCA Winning Words, Comics, & More

    Hi, everyone, This year feels like it’s going down harder and faster than usual.  Maybe for those of us in the region and its outer reaches, that has had something to do with the passing of storms and the sense of urgency they have left in their wake—to recover, to be thankful, to live.  For […]

    December 6, 2017Books, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Kamau Brathwaite in Liviticus – like the Psalmist in Babylon; like the weeping prophet, a book review by John Robert Lee

    Liviticus, published in 2017 by House of Nehesi Publishers, is a new collection that is at once a moving confessional poem, in which Kamau Brathwaite writes honestly, frankly, disturbingly on what he calls his “cultural lynching.” He holds nothing back as he cries, like the prophet Jeremiah, about his suffering: “The caul of fat around […]

    December 4, 2017Books, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  13. The Man Who Invented Christmas – Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer and Jonathan “High Sparrow” Pryce (#GoTS06)

    The Man Who Invented Christmas tells of the magical journey that led to the creation of Ebenezer Scrooge (Christopher Plummer), Tiny Tim and other classic characters from “A Christmas Carol.” Directed by Bharat Nalluri (MISS PETTIGREW LIVES FOR A DAY), the film shows how Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens) mixed real life inspirations with his vivid […]

    September 7, 2017Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. “Liviticus” by Kamau Brathwaite opens CARIFESTA Symposium book launch series

    Liviticus by Kamau Brathwaite will be launched at the Walcott Warner Theatre, UWI, Cave Hill, on Saturday, August 19, at 10 A.M., according to the CARIFESTA Symposium. The celebrated Barbadian poet is 87 and “Liviticus opens the CARIFESTA XIII Symposium book launch series,” said Lasana M. Sekou of House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP) — Brathwaite’s […]

    August 15, 2017Books, Breaking News, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. ‘Liviticus’ by Kamau Brathwaite, new book by distinguished Barbadian poet

    At age 87, the distinguished Caribbean poet/scholar offers up Liviticus, his newest poetry book, published here in June by House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP), said Lasana M. Sekou of the indie press. Liviticus is “a monument to sorrow that cherishes our origins as we live our lives of Modern distraction,” according to Garrett Hongo, the […]

    July 3, 2017Books, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  16. The Unseen Letter, 1st book by Bahamian writer Glen Nairn published with HNP

    The Unseen Letter – A Play in Five Acts by Bahamian writer Glen C. Nairn was recently published in St Martin by House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP), said Lasana M. Sekou, projects director of the indie press. With issues of love and desire at play, “Nairn presents change as a ritual of nature, sometimes in […]

    June 19, 2017BooksNo comments
  17. “GOOD-BYE, DEREK WALCOTT!” – DAVID COMISSIONG

    One of my absolute favourite poems is Derek Walcott’s “The Schooner Flight“– the opening poem in the Walcott collection entitled “The Star-Apple Kingdom“. This classic Walcott poem is an extended meditation on the predicament and promise of our Caribbean Civilization as manifested in the tragic life story of “Shabine“- a “red nigger who love the […]

    March 20, 2017Books, FeaturedNo comments
  18. Nerissa Golden Releases First Romance Novel, ‘Love’s Sweet Joy’

    Love’s Sweet Joy, the first novel by author and media strategist Nerissa Golden has been released. “I’ve wanted to explore this genre for a long time. My work has been mostly in self-help and business but my true love is fiction,” shared Golden. “Novels help me to write the version of the world I want […]

    March 11, 2017BooksNo comments
  19. New book captivates readers with tale of love and passion

    Trinidadian author Anthony Maillard graces the publishing world with his presence once again with the release of his third book, “The Killing of the Flamenco Dancer” (published by Xlibris). In this compelling read, he weaves a tale of love and passion, with his complex and well-drawn characters taking readers on an unforgettable sensual journey. This […]

    January 17, 2017BooksNo comments
  20. International Cookbook Author to give back to her school

    Food scientist, vegan chef and author Taymer Mason released her fourth book on November 29th this year entitled Caribbean Vegan Expanded Second Edition. The book was published by The Experiment Publishing New York with worldwide release. People from Australia, Netherlands and North America have already started sharing the book on social media from the Bajan […]

    December 16, 2016BooksNo comments
  21. NOT ENOUGH BAJAN SCIENCE FICTION AND DETECTIVE NOVELS

    It is time for this country to have more storytelling contests and one award winning writer feels not enough is done to explore speculative fiction and he’d like to be a part of that change… He believes when one uses the unusual as a lens to portray an event it allows the writer to explore […]

    December 13, 2016Books, FeaturedNo comments
  22. “Memory, Identity, and Immortality in the Caribbean” By Michela A. Calderaro

    Caribbean literature has been gaining stature and critical attention beyond its territorial boundaries, not only in countries whose people speak the Caribbean languages but also in such countries as my Italy. In Italy the study of Caribbean literature, culture and history is part of university curricula, and more and more high school teachers are introducing […]

    August 21, 2016BooksNo comments
  23. “IMF: Light up its darker crannies” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF), which has tormented small Caribbean economies for five decades with austerity measures and fierce conditionalities, has been exposed as adopting utterly different standards towards Europe, especially the countries of the European Currency Union. That is except for Greece which, throughout its economic crisis, the IMF treated like a third-world country. […]

    August 6, 2016Business, EditorialNo comments
  24. Bajan-rooted author returns to train fellow countrymen

    A Barbadian descended author is back in her roots to push her debut novel and show others how to become writers too… She just completed a workshop in St George at the art residency known as Fresh Milk – she had an official launch at the Museum last week and she provided Bajan Reporter with […]

    July 31, 2016Books, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Book club event at Chattel House Books, Sky Mall – Saturday 23rd July 2016: Naomi Jackson’s “The Star Side of Bird Hill”

    This lyrical novel of community, betrayal, and love centers on an unforgettable matriarchal family in Barbados. Two sisters, ages ten and sixteen, are exiled from Brooklyn to Bird Hill in Barbados after their mother can no longer care for them. The young Phaedra and her older sister, Dionne, live for the summer of 1989 with […]

    July 24, 2016Books, Photo GalleryNo comments