100,000 Poets For Change (Barbados)

  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 […]

“Improv” – Robert Gibson aka ‘Passion’ (Barbados)

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 […]

“I Call You Poet” – DJ Simmons (Barbados)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxfcQo-aUKs

A small Clip of Bajan Poet Dj Simmons at the launch of his new spoken word album. This award-winning writer has performed on numerous stages and is a co-founder of the electric Iron Sharpen Iron group – promoting dynamic spoken word/music shows in Barbados

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NIFCA 2012 Calendar (Barbados)

al National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) 2012 Calendar by the National Cultural Foundation of Barbados NCF). Go to their website for news and events of NIFCA 2012. Look out for the activities in all the disciplines. (Click on the image to zoom in)

Foundation Publishing (Barbados)

Foundation Publishing is the publishing arm of the National Cultural Foundation including titles like For Love Of Country featuring essays on the ten national heroes of Barbados. Contact Cultural Officer Literary Arts,  De Carla Applewhaite (click on OFFICERS @ the top menu and scroll down to LITERARY ARTS to learn about De Carla!) at decarla-applewhaite@ncf.bb.

VOICES: Barbados Writers’ Collective

VOICES: Barbados Writers’ Collective (my literary home but now defunct unfortunately) emerged out of a group of Barbadian writers sharing their work at a little cafe in Dalkeith Road, to celebrate Barbados’ anniversary of Independence. It became one of the 1st forums where writers were paid to be featured. Founder (the right irie) Nailah Folami […]