JAMES HACKETT DESIGNER, ILLUSTRATOR, ENTREPRENEUR, ARTIST James Hackett is flourishing as an entrepreneur. Along with his business partner, Terenia, he helps design, sew, style, and market his line of luscious clothing and accessories via his company, The Lush Kingdom. His lines, his colours, his whimsy all go toward making his collection attention-grabbing and deliciously desirable, and he successfully reaches an appreciative clientele via … Continue reading James Hackett – The King of Lush
Danielle was teaching early in her working career when she suddenly and clearly had a sense that that was not what she was supposed to do with her life. Although she was met with scepticism about her career change to artist, she held steadfast to her decision. Fast forward years later, talking about her art, this phenomenon arises again, one of following your feelings and … Continue reading DANIELLE BOODOO-FORTUNE: Channeling Memory, Stories and Truth.
Albert Laveau is a wise man. A wise man who has worked in Theatre for the majority of his life. Albert Laveau started formally working as an actor as a teenager and continued to hone his craft through his adult years. In addition to acting, he has also directed and managed many plays in and outside of Trinidad and Tobago. He has been an important … Continue reading ALBERT LAVEAU: Stalwart of Theatre
Yvonne Popplewell is one of the most prominent women in make-up in Trinidad and Tobago. She has been doing make up for fifty plus years and her reputation precedes her as the queen of face art. I can personally attest to the magical powers she possesses with make-up brush in hand. Vocation aside, she is a woman who understands what things are important and hers … Continue reading YVONNE POPPLEWELL: The Grande Dame of Make-Up (AUDIO)