David Parsons and current members of his renowned Parsons Dance Company take posing for photos to a new level in
front of Stargazer Villa. The dancers rehearsed for their island performances in the villa’s studio on International Drive.

david parsons: leaps and bounds

In “Caught,” David Parsons’ most famous recent work of choreography, dancers captured in strobe light fly above a darkened stage, each leap frozen at its perfect apex and expression. “Caught” is dance distilled to a new essence: Achingly beautiful, yes, but also profoundly isolated. So one of the many happy surprises from the David Parsons…

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Marini, wife Carol, son Georges and daughter Julianna, had ‘an unbelievable blast’ in Turks and Caicos in March.

gilles marini: family time

elaxing family vacation or elaborate lifestyle photo shoot? When the absurdly attractive family in question is led by ridiculously good looking actor Gilles Marini, the results can be hard to distinguish. He’s probably best known for his breakout 2008 turn as “the naked guy” in the Sex and the City movie. Devotees of the franchise…

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David Bowen is the Grace Bay Resorts: Director of
Wellness, Culture & Entertainment.

david bowen: keeper of the flame

In the presentations native Islander David Bowen gives visitors about the culture and history of the Turks and Caicos, more than words spin the tales. Conch shells, pearlescent and bright, sing out long-distance messages from the past. Fibers and grains evoke the fading eras of cotton and salt. He moves as he speaks, too, summoning…

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Local artist Mike DeCamp

mike deCamp: oceanic artist

Mike DeCamp belongs to the ocean. Mention the sea to him and his eyes will instinctively brighten, flashing as blue as the cerulean waters off the coast of St. Augustine, Florida, where he was born. As the grandson of the famed artist and doll maker Norma DeCamp, a predetermined pathway into a career in art…

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Photographer Renau Destine

renau destine: photographer

There’s a reason people tell talented photographers that they’ve got “an eye.” The art of capturing extraordinary im­ages through the vessel of a camera requires more than just pointing and clicking. Instead, it takes the gift of seeing beyond the prisms of normality.  The process of photography for 26-year-old Renau Destine is like alchemy, taking…

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Raised in Turks & Caicos, Sean and Liam Karam spent the past year traveling with the World Class Kiteboarding Academy headquartered in Hood River, Oregon.

liam and sean karam: air borne

Once upon a time there were two normal kids who grew up doing normal kid stuff: Playing hockey, practicing karate, flying kiteboards… OK, maybe those aren’t exactly normal kid activities elsewhere. Maybe they’re only normal on Providenciales, where a uniquely blended culture drawn from the traditions of Islanders and settlers makes life so surpris­ing and…

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