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These English-Kreyol bilingual children storybooks celebrate Haitian Girls

Discover these bilingual Haitian Creole-English storybooks featuring Haitian girls of color. Bedtimes stories provide magical moments for children, where they can explore their imagination. But for many Caribbean...
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20 Surprising Styles That Will Make You Wish You Had Dreadlocks

In the 1970s with the popularization of Rastafari, people who wore dreadlocks were looked down upon as outcasts and rebels. Today, "locs" have become mainstream, and thanks...

Meet The Most Exciting Caribbean Artists Working Right Now

2018 turned out to be a historic year for contemporary Caribbean artists, with survey exhibitions and ground-breaking installations around the world. With so much important work from...

The Best Reggae Christmas Tunes For Your Holiday Playlist

The holiday season has officially began! And for us holiday fanatics, this also means the beginning of seasonal celebrations - good food, great present, and of course,...

The Caribbean Films We Can’t Wait To See In 2019

From the silver screen to prestige streaming platforms, movie fans can enjoy a bounty of new projects for 2019. But the list of films exploring Caribbean stories...

Check Out These Must-Read Caribbean Books

Caribbean book fans will need to clear more space on their bookshelves. This year, Caribbean authors from across the diaspora will release a bevy of new reads,...

Stunning Contemporary Caribbean Ceramic Artists You Need To Know

Transforming mere earth into art, artists have long used ceramics to express the history of civilizations. Today, a new generation of ceramic artists from the Caribbean have...

Hot Shots from Miami Broward Carnival 2018

Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds was filled with a kaleidoscope of color this past Sunday for the return of Miami Broward Carnival 2018. Patrice Roberts, Shurwayne Winchester and headliner...

The Most Anticipated Music From Caribbean Artists In 2019

We may not know what the new year has in store for us, but it's safe to predict we'll have a killer soundtrack for 2019. A slew...
Mario Pignard Jr Island Origins Magazine Spring 2018

In The Spot Light

Writer Monique McIntosh | Photography ContributedIf film is a tale told in light and shadows, then consider Mario Pignard Jr. the master illuminator.For 15 years, this highly-regarded motion...

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