Written BY CHIOMA NNADI GREAT EXPECTATIONS Rick Owens jacket and skirt. Briony Raymond ring. Caviar Kaspia, perched on the second floor of a Haussmannian building overlooking the Place de la Madeleine in the 8th arrondissement, in the chicest of Parisian neighborhoods, has somehow defied the odds by being one of the coolest hangouts this side of the Seine for close to a hundred years. Virtually every important name in fashion—Yves Saint Laurent, John Galliano, Tom Ford, the l
Written By Vinette K. Pryce Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, accompanied by Vice President Kamala Harris, speaks during an event on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 8, 2022, celebrating the confirmation of Jackson as the first Black woman to reach the Supreme Court. Associated Press/Andrew Harnik History was made in America on April 7. “I strongly believe that this is a moment in which all Americans can take great pride,” trailblazer Judge Ketanji Br
Experience exciting events, cross-cultural cuisine and a beautiful display of costumes and culture at Atlanta Caribbean Carnival 2022. Hot on the heels of the recent Trinidad & Tobago ‘Taste of Carnival’, the Atlanta Caribbean Carnival Bandleaders Association (ACCBA) is preparing to serve a whole buffet of Caribbean culture this May in the center of Georgia’s energetic capital city with the 2022 edition of the beloved ‘Atlanta Caribbean Carnival’. Jamaican Reggae singer, actr
Written By Leah Sorias Carnival stakeholders in Trinidad are eager to jump on board to help plan and execute Tobago’s first Carnival in October. Also standing by ready to assist is the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts, said Tourism Minister Randall Mitchell yesterday. Carnival in Tobago is scheduled to take place from Friday, October 28, to Sunday, October 30, the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) announced on Monday. “The idea of a separate festival for Tobago is no
Written By Sandra E. Garcia The Jamaican singer Spice is the first female hard-core dancehall artist to be nominated for a Grammy in the Best Reggae Album category. When Grace Hamilton was 17, her best friend wrangled her an audition to sing at the Sting Festival, one of Jamaica’s largest one-day festivals of reggae and dancehall performances.
She sang four songs that her father, Anthony, taught her, and the promoter gave her a slot.
“I remember someone asked me one time if I