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Stories by Marcia Rowe/Gleaner Writer

Published:Monday | March 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarcia Rowe/Gleaner Writer

As patrons filed out of the Courtleigh Auditorium, New Kingston, at the conclusion of Simply Myrna, Myrna Hague in Concert on Saturday night, there were echoes of "It is one of the best" and "It was a great show." For first-time audience members...

Published:Wednesday | February 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarcia Rowe/Gleaner Writer

Dennis Brown is gone but not forgotten. On Sunday, in a stirring concert that reverberated with songs of peace and love, he was remembered by relatives, friends and colleagues. They recalled his philosophy, delivered their favourite songs from his...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarcia Rowe/Gleaner Writer

Eight years ago, Rex Nettleford, artistic director of the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) and pro-vice chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona, passed away. And although his time on earth is up, he continues to impact...

Published:Saturday | February 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarcia Rowe/Gleaner Writer

Grace Jones, Bloodlight and Bami, tells a compelling story: Maas P, a devout Pentecostal Christian, did not believe in sparing the rod and spoiling the child. He disciplined his step-grandchildren with Bible and rod, simultaneously. Grace Jones, her...

Published:Friday | February 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarcia Rowe/Gleaner Writer

After receiving an award from Voice of the Women (VOW) for her contribution on the world's stage, Carolyn Cooper engaged the Jamaican actress, model, and singer Grace Jones in a brief but tell-all conversation about her career. The responses were...

Published:Saturday | January 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarcia Rowe/Gleaner Writer

It was baptism in the world of theatre for five Ardenne High School grade 13 students, who had to plan and implement a project for Unit 1 of Performing Arts, a course at the CAPE level in the Caribbean Council Examination (CXC). The experience...

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