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Something Extra | Thursday

Published:Thursday | June 1, 2023 | 12:09 AM
Writer, poet and storyteller Amina Blackwood Meeks emanated joy.
Writer, poet and storyteller Amina Blackwood Meeks emanated joy.
Yashika Graham, poet and Kool announcer, could not miss the chance to snap a picture on these iconic Calabash book spine steps.
Yashika Graham, poet and Kool announcer, could not miss the chance to snap a picture on these iconic Calabash book spine steps.
Sally Henzell (right), artist and founder of Jakes Hotel, and her son Jason, chairman, Jakes Hotel, and his sister Justine (centre), co-founder and producer of the Calabash International Literary Festival, with her children (from left) Dylan and Drew Brenn
Sally Henzell (right), artist and founder of Jakes Hotel, and her son Jason, chairman, Jakes Hotel, and his sister Justine (centre), co-founder and producer of the Calabash International Literary Festival, with her children (from left) Dylan and Drew Brennan.
Authors Padma Lakshmi and Kei Miller.
Authors Padma Lakshmi and Kei Miller.
Dr Laurajan Obermuller (left), anthropologist, The University of the West Indies, Mona campus, and gal pal Zaneta Scott, environmental planner, Housing Agency of Jamaica, take shelter from the sun in large wide-brimmed floppy hats.
Dr Laurajan Obermuller (left), anthropologist, The University of the West Indies, Mona campus, and gal pal Zaneta Scott, environmental planner, Housing Agency of Jamaica, take shelter from the sun in large wide-brimmed floppy hats.
First-timers Asher Godfrey (right) and Angela Don dance to the music on Sunday.
First-timers Asher Godfrey (right) and Angela Don dance to the music on Sunday.
IT Consultant Christopher Reckord (left) was out with friend Lloyd Distant Jr.
IT Consultant Christopher Reckord (left) was out with friend Lloyd Distant Jr.
Author, host and speaker Dr Terri-Karelle Reid is sandwiched by Mickey Witter (left) and Danny Morrison.
Author, host and speaker Dr Terri-Karelle Reid is sandwiched by Mickey Witter (left) and Danny Morrison.
Andrea Chase of the Jamaica Tourist Board, Miami, enjoys the vibes on day three of Calabash International Literary Festival.
Andrea Chase of the Jamaica Tourist Board, Miami, enjoys the vibes on day three of Calabash International Literary Festival.
Dr Susan ‘Dr Sue’ Davis, poet and president of the Louise Bennett Heritage Council in Florida, with Owen Blakka Ellis, writer, actor, educator, and Colleen Douglas, marketing and communications director, Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing
Dr Susan ‘Dr Sue’ Davis, poet and president of the Louise Bennett Heritage Council in Florida, with Owen Blakka Ellis, writer, actor, educator, and Colleen Douglas, marketing and communications director, Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts.
Yvonne McCalla Sobers (right) shares the cultural experience with Lina Dhingra, a film-maker from Toronto, Canada.
Yvonne McCalla Sobers (right) shares the cultural experience with Lina Dhingra, a film-maker from Toronto, Canada.
American actress CCH Pounder (centre), with clothing designer Brenda Winstead (left) and Dr Carolyn Cooper, author, educator and culture and development specialist.
American actress CCH Pounder (centre), with clothing designer Brenda Winstead (left) and Dr Carolyn Cooper, author, educator and culture and development specialist.
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The sun has set on another spectacular staging of the Calabash International Literary Festival held in Treasure Beach, St Elizabeth, over the weekend. Igniting the imagination of literature lovers who travelled to the coastal community for the popular and one-of-a-kind event, Calabash lacked nothing in creativity, entertainment and education. For those who will have to wait another two years to experience all that the event has in store, Something Extra has the highlights.