Downloadable vidcasts and PDF files of the Local Lives series of photoessays, written and photographed by Mark Lyndersay and published in the Guardian newspapers.
A small band of cosplayers returns a tradition of play acting and costumed play to Carnival. As published in Newsday's Carnival Souvenir.
The Lost Tribe teams with MAC cosmetics and the Caribbean School of Dancing to launch their new band.
Jazz trumpeter Etienne Charles returns live music led by brass to the road for Carnival with his music group, Etienne and Friends and a carnival band, We the People.
Tracey Sankar explores traditional mas characters of all kinds, but her character, Erzulie reinterprets the La Diablesse for the 21st Century.
Tribe launches its third band, The Lost Tribe along with the 2016 editions of both the flagship Tribe band and Bliss.
Chris Marshall’s Zabouca Breads does artisinal baking that takes time. His hot-cross buns for Easter took four hours to prepare. This is what that looked like.
For 26 years, Rosalind Gabriel has produced a children’s Carnival band using traditional methods and a lot of love.
A supplementary story on Rosalind Gabriel for the Guardian's 2015 Carnival Souvenir
Tribe celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2014. A fresh look at their production process, updating my photoessay on the band in 2009.
An update to my 2006 story on the Singh family's Divali tradition in St James, published in the Trinidad Guardian in November 06, 2013.
On Easter weekend, the races begin and the goats take to the track with their barefoot riders.
Phase II steel band takes their 41st trip to Panorama
In Couva, the fourth generation in a family of Jab Jabs continues a Carnival tradition.
Vidcast about how I create the Local Lives series
Catholics concerned about the state of Carnival bring a band and good example to the festival.
A celebration travels around the world to a river in Blanchisseuse
Chocolate City adds a sweet twist to Carnival's traditional J'Ouvert celebration
In a quiet village in Enterprise, Chaguanas, Hindu children learn their the richer meaning of their religion by performing it.
Applying management principles of customer service, Tribe builds a user friendly band
Preserving a family tradition, a son and daughter remember their father's dream of praise.
For more than 20 years, Anra Bobb has been one of the thousands who produce Carnival.
A community shares in the commemoration of historic Muslim martyrdom.
A family keeps the lights of Divali lit.
From dusk to dawn, a traveller journeys to work.
A town falls silent as T&T footballers contest the World Cup.
Amid the stink of a city's garbage, an economy blossoms.
In just two days candidates are selected for the Miss Universe and Miss World shows.
The Making Mas series on Carnival's designers and producers - The Traditionalists
The Making Mas series on Carnival's designers and producers - San Fernando's Ivan Kalicharan
The Making Mas series on Carnival's designers and producers - Kingmaker Wade Madray
The Making Mas series on Carnival's designers and producers - Award winning bandleader Brian McFarlane
The Making Mas series on Carnival's designers and producers - Large band Trini Revellers
The Making Mas series on Carnival's designers and producers - Large Band Tribe
The Making Mas series on Carnival's designers and producers - Harts, producing mas for 50 years