Geoffrey Philp, is a Jamaican/ American writer, lecturer, author and Caribbean cultural treasure. His latest book is “Garvey’s Ghost – published by Carlong Publishers & also available on BookFusion.
“How did I celebrate International Women’s Day 2017?
I started with visiting the website to see what was happening this year and how I could participate meaningfully.”
Watch dynamic Winston Farrell as he performs his classic spoken-word/ dub chant piece “Black Knight”. Yes, the rhythm is catchy but listen to the powerful message in the poem! Award-winning author & poet, pioneering Bajan spoken-word artist, theatre development specialist, producer and all-round cultural activist (we could go on…believe me!) Winston Farrell, is a consummate […]
100,000 Poets For Change: Every September, poets across the planet, gather in a demonstration/celebration of poetry to promote serious social, environmental, and political change. For this 2013 performance, you might see a few familiar faces like (captured in the screen grab) Katherine Felix – Co-ordinator for LXP. In 2011, Barbados, one of the few Caribbean […]
GREEN Readings is a fabulous poetic collaboration of ArtsEtc, a quality independent Barbadian publisher, and the Barbados Government, marrying a respect for nature and top notch literary arts. In this video, enough snippets are captured to entice you to attend GR13. Readings are generally held in June. GREEN Readings began in 2008 when the Ministry […]
Click HERE to see him perform “Improv” in Boston. Bajan poet Robert R. Gibson – known to me personally as “De Luuuv Man” (as a member of VOICES: Barbados Writers’ Collective) and one of my writing protégés, but now familiarly called “PassionPoet or Passion, for short” – has grown as a writer. Here, as this performance poet spreads his […]
“A Matter Of Money” is part of Jeanette Layne-Clarke’s popular radio series called “Dumplings In De Stew”. Alfred Pragnell, a well-known storyteller, along with other Bajan actors perform the humorous story in the clip above. Layne-Clarke who passed in 2009, was a celebrated Bajan radio producer, columnist, creative writer, editor and novelist. According to the […]