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  • botb February 27, 2017

    Best of The Beat on Afropop: Carnival in Trinidad & Tobago

    It’s Carnival time all around the world, with lavish annual celebrations in New Orleans, Rio de Janeiro and Port of Spain, Trinidad and elsewhere, culminating this year on Feb. 28. The Beat covered the music of the 1993 Carnival in … Read more »

  • blog August 31, 2015

    West Indian Carnival Coming to New York!

    New York’s West Indian Carnival celebration gets underway this week. Like many places around the world (Brazil, New Orleans, Haiti and Trinidad have some particularly memorable traditions of their own) New York’s Carnival is an annual opportunity to transgress the … Read more »

  • review July 8, 2011

    Random Notes

    Legend has it that as Philosopher-Poet Lao Tzu was leaving the Royal City after the kingdom he served had fallen into decadence, a city guard requested that he sit and write out a record of his wisdom before heading into … Read more »

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