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IMAGINEWS COMING UP

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ERROL BARROW CENTRE

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CREATIVE IMAGINATION Volume 5 Number 1

UWI CAVE HILL CAMPUS CELEBRATES ITS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY ! In the academic year 2012/2013 The University of the West Indies at Cave Hill marks 50 years of service to the people of the Caribbean and beyond. The vision of the Prime Minister of Barbados, the RT Excellent Errol Barrow and his colleagues, and the leadership of the UWI has been largely actualised, as the Cave Hill Campus continues to contribute considerably to national and regional development and transformation. Now the most regional of Caribbean campuses with a vibrant international dimension, Cave Hill's mission is to drive the modernisation process of its stakeholders as they seek greater competitiveness and sustainability. We take this opportunity to thank all our communities and partners who have made this contribution possible, as together we imagine an even greater future.

The Walcott Warner Theatre at Twilight

Anniversary Lecture Series

EBCCI STARTS CINEMA CLUB! The EBCCI as the Creative Arts Hub of the Cave Hill Campus aims to engage and celebrate the creativity of our students and Barbadians alike through the arts. This year as we celebrate our 5th and the Campus’ 50th we launch our EBCCI Cinema Club. The aim of the EBCCI Cinema Club, our tentative name, is to provide for persons in our community to have the opportunity to see and discuss interesting, enjoyable and thought provoking short and feature films from our up and coming student greats registered at the EBCCI and some of the masterful films we are aspiring to create some you may know, others you will come to love! At our bi weekly screenings, patrons will be able to see some of the films lecturers feel you shouldn’t miss and we challenge you to come and find out why those films are considered important to any filmmaker, buff or connoisseur. As we launch this new initiative, not only will you have the opportunity to give us a name, but there will be opportunities for you to select films and lead discussions. This semester’s Film Curator is Film Lecturer Ms. Tania Hoser. The Film Club screenings start Wednesday February 13th 2013 at 8p.m. with a film by BFA Student Rotchelle Gibbons and the Valentine’s special; The Invention of Lying (2009). It is difficult to select a film for the night before Valentine’s Day but this sly, funny, thought provoking and romantic film fits the bill perfectly, written by Matthew Robinson and Ricky Gervais and Starring Ricky Gervais. Thanks Tania!

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About the Film Club

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT BY EBCCI PH.D STUDENT The Errol Barrow Centre wishes to congratulate the recently appointed Director of Cultural Policy in the Ministry of Family, Culture, Sports and Youth; Ms. Sheron Johnson. Ms. Johnson is a PhD Student in the Faculty of Humanities, Cave Hill Campus, pursuing her research at the EBCCI and is supervised by Professor Gladstone Yearwood, Director of the EBCCI. An Alumni of this Campus, Ms. Johnson class of 2001, read for the BA in Linguistics and Psychology and also holds a MSc in Cultural Policy and Management from the Queen Margaret University, Scotland 2006.

SHERON JOHNSON

Since joining the Division of Culture of Government over nine years ago Ms. Johnson has been involved in a number of significant projects including overseeing initiatives to develop the cultural sector. For the past two years Ms. Johnson has been working closely with the Department of History of the Cave Hill Campus and other stakeholders to oversee the inscription of Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison as a UNESCO World Heritage Property and the subsequent management of the Property. Sheron boasts a long career in culture ranging from being a designer, an entrepreneur, an art and craft teacher, a vocalist and an arts administrator. In addition she has been an adjudicator for Crop Over Festival’s Grand and Junior Kadooment and other locally produced cultural shows for many years. Ms. Johnson’s areas of specialization are cultural policy development; research methods for the arts; cultural management, audience development; project management for the arts; management of heritage properties and cultural industries. Her research interests are funding for the arts , urban development and regeneration, comparative cultural policy, cultural entrepreneurship, education policy and culture, social inclusion and cohesion, strategic planning for the creative sector, audience development and public relations for creative sector, event and arts management, festivals and cultures of the hemisphere, issues of cultural identity and change management.

FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS AT THE EBCCI CELEBRATING THE CREATIVE IMAGINATION IN THE FIRST 50 YEARS OF THE CAVE HILL CAMPUS!

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The Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination (EBCCI) on the eve of the anniversary of Cave Hill Campus’ Fiftieth Anniversary celebrations and on the heels of Barbados’ celebration of Fifty Years of Free Public Education is pleased to present Watchmen of Our Heritage, a tribute to education in the arts. This art exhibition features the work of art educators from the cross section of secondary schools in Barbados and as the EBCCI continues to provide leadership in the arts, it moves to fulfill its mission by providing the platforms and opportunities to serve the needs of the arts and creative community. We welcome and embrace our artistic community through offering our diverse resources to create a truly interdisciplinary creative hub with the aim to incubate, elevate and ignite Caribbean inquisition, appreciation, identity and culture through exhibition, performance and study of the arts. The exhibition concludes February 14, 2013. Mrs. Althea Wood, Post Graduate Student and Head of the Visual Arts Department at Queen’s College is the Curator of the Exhibition. More About the Exhibition

OTHER COMMUNITY NEWS KEEPING THE CREATIVE IMAGINATION FIT!

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NEW WORKSHOP OPPORTUNITY IN DIGITAL MEDIA!

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This workshop series starts February 18, 2013! You’ve still got time! REGISTER TODAY ! Email: Tania.hoser@cavehill.uwi.edu

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

SAVE THE DATE! MARCH 22 TO APRIL 21, 2013

LOOK OUT FOR FESTIVITY IN DANCE, THEATRE, FILM, MUSIC

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This is the Newsletter of the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados West Indies. www.cavehill.uwi.edu/ebcci

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