This Week on MNN

The last weekend of the summer means the celebration of the NYC Labor Day Parade also known as the West Indian Day Parade. It’s a colorful joyous NYC event that celebrates Caribbean pride and culture. Join us this week as we take a look at the culture and traditions of the Caribbean islands.

Globetrotter Jon Haggins travels the world exploring cultures, cuisine, traditions and people. In this episode Jon explores Kingston, Jamaica where he talks with Executive Chef Mark Dekrines about his authentic Jamaican dishes and much more. Join us for this special tribute to Jamaica.  

Sounds from El Barrio is the brainchild of MNN’s El Barrio Firehouse staff. It is a space for emerging artists from all over NYC to feature their work in MNN’s state of the art studios. On this episode Firehouse staff invites Dominican artist Kaitlyn Mabel to showcase some music off of her latest album. Join us for this soulful performance.  

Caribbean Body Talk is a long-running MNN program that celebrates the culture of the Caribbean Islands. From reggae to calypso and beyond you’ll find it all on Caribbean Body Talk. Join us this week for a special throwback episode featuring a Carnival celebration that will have you dancing to the sweet sounds of calypso.

Join us this Sunday, September 4  at 1PM and Wednesday, September 7 at 7PM on MNN HD (Spectrum 1993).