247 The Gleaner's Weekly Entertainment Guide
JB Rum Different Strokes, '70s '80s '90s Retro Party, is at Chances, Negril. Music by DJ Marvin, Donovan Dacres and DJ Krayzi. Featuring General Trees.
Selector Pink Panther's Birthday Bash is at Kirkvine Complex, St Elizabeth. Featuring I-Octane, Romain Virgo, Bugle, Jah Mason, Stacious, and many more.
The Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosts its Awards Banquet and Dance Showcase at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, St James. Featuring PACE Band, DJ Burke. Cocktails 6:30 p.m., dinner 7:30 p.m., dancing until 1 a.m. Dress: formal.
Poet Laureate in Portland
Jamaica's Poet Laureate, Professor Mervyn Morris will read at the Errol Flynn Marina, Port Antonio, at 4:30 p.m. Also featuring Professor Edward Baugh and Tanya Shirley. Morris also reads at Bookophilia, Hope Rd, St Andrew, on Thursday, November 20, from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., along with Ann-Margaret Lim and Ralph Thompson.
Shirley Willis tribute
Gospel singer Shirley Willis will be honoured at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston. during An Evening With the First Lady of Gospel. Red carpet at 3 p.m., concert starts 4 p.m. Performances by Willis, Joan Flemming, Sister Pat, Lester Lewis, Diane Bennett, Pat Archer, Jai Kingston, Judy Mowatt, Portmore Vision Choir, and many more.
Ananse Sound Splash
Ananse Sound Splash 2014, a Storytelling Conference and Festival, is on from Wednesday, November 19, to Monday, Nov 24. National Storytelling Day is Thursday, Nov 20, when children will share stories with Jamaican storytellers and guests from the USA, the UK, Trinidad and Costa Rica at the Louise Bennett Garden Theatre, Hope Rd, St Andrew, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.