Posts Tagged: Roël Calister

589. Percussionist Roël Calister’s Ingenious Straddle of Europe and the Caribbean

Roël Calister was raised on a steady diet of percussion. Cardboard boxes, Nido powdered milk cans, buckets of plastic… no household object was spared. His father would saw sticks out of old brooms and he would spend hours pounding away

589. Percussionist Roël Calister’s Ingenious Straddle of Europe and the Caribbean

Roël Calister was raised on a steady diet of percussion. Cardboard boxes, Nido powdered milk cans, buckets of plastic… no household object was spared. His father would saw sticks out of old brooms and he would spend hours pounding away

609. Tradition with a Twist: Kuenta i Tambú

Broadwayworld.com writes: “Tradition is a tricky beast. There are those who would leave it as a dusty, living museum exhibit. Then there are others who see further, into the possibility of tradition, a line that runs through history all the way to

609. Tradition with a Twist: Kuenta i Tambú

Broadwayworld.com writes: “Tradition is a tricky beast. There are those who would leave it as a dusty, living museum exhibit. Then there are others who see further, into the possibility of tradition, a line that runs through history all the way to

923. Kuenta i Tambú (“Stories and Drums”)

I’ve lived in the US for the past 12 years, most recently in Manhattan. Though I often hear Spanish and Dutch on the street, I hardly ever hear Papiamentu… My native language. I’m not that surprised; Papiamentu is only spoken

923. Kuenta i Tambú (“Stories and Drums”)

I’ve lived in the US for the past 12 years, most recently in Manhattan. Though I often hear Spanish and Dutch on the street, I hardly ever hear Papiamentu… My native language. I’m not that surprised; Papiamentu is only spoken

960. Chupabèbè (“Suck and Drink”) by Kuenta i Tambú

  Chupabèbè lollipop made of burnt sugar syrup in animal shape (chicken is a favorite) Chupabèbè’s hard shell melts into a gooey syrup that you have to “drink” (swallow) while you suck. NO biting! (Unless you enjoy visiting your dentist)

960. Chupabèbè (“Suck and Drink”) by Kuenta i Tambú

  Chupabèbè lollipop made of burnt sugar syrup in animal shape (chicken is a favorite) Chupabèbè’s hard shell melts into a gooey syrup that you have to “drink” (swallow) while you suck. NO biting! (Unless you enjoy visiting your dentist)