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Calabash International Literary Festival

Happening on the Edge 2012

Here’s are some links to Tallawah Magazine which has done a nice round up of some of the highlights of the Calabash Literary Festival Weekend: Olive Senior Orlando Patterson Kerry Young I especially enjoyed the musical elements. Raging Fire and No-Maddz were the featured bands on Friday night. There was a Sound

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Happening on the Edge 2011

Seemingly as a response to the cessation of the Calabash Literary Festival held every May in Treasure Beach for the last ten years, the Treasure Beach community is coming together to stage the Treasure Beach Bread Basket Festival on May 27, 28 and 29, 2011. This festival will feature a

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Well, it seems the dust has settled and no one has stepped in to rescue/resuscitate Calabash again as happened last year when the government decided to cough up more money so the show could go on. I’m still surprised that such a great idea will be no more. Calabash did

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Good sense prevails. Calabash has received the necessary funding to stage its international literary festival this year after being cancelled due to lack of financial support. Read more at the Jamaica Observer

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Due to lack of corporate and government support, the Calabash International Literary Festival has been canceled for this year. Photo by Filipe Ferreira The organizers say they need to find US$30,000 to make the event happen this year…if anyone can help please contact the Calabash oganizers at Jake’s Hotel. Read

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