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The very best of upcoming entertainment events

Published:Friday | March 17, 2017 | 12:15 AM
Nadeika Bernard shows off a costume for Jamaica Carnival.
Julianne Lee (centre), director of Jamaica Carnival, with a bevy of soca beauties.

friday mar 17

Spice and Fire

The Unplugged Series is on tonight at Margaritaville in Ocho Rios. Featuring Capleton and Spice.

Shamrocks in Jamrock

The St Patrick's Day celebration Shamrocks in Jamrock is at Redbones Blues CafÈ, New Kingston, Featuring Wayne McGregor and Friends. Celebrations begin 5 p. m., showtime 930 p.m.

saturday mar 18

Blowout in Bay (SAT)

Byron Lee's Jamaica Carnival, the MoBay Blowout, is at Pier 1.

sunday mar 19

Ja Women in Theatre closing (SUN)

The Jamaica Women in Theatre Festival closes at Phoenix Theatre, New Kgn. Exhibits of Sylvia Wynter, Louise Bennett-Coverley and Una Marson's work, mounted by the National Library of Jamaica, Special tributes through staged readings of their work Wynter's Maskarade (directed by Samantha Campbell), Bennett-Coverlety's Biz Biznizz (directed by Dorraine Reid) and Marson's London Calling, directed by Suzanne Beadle. Free event.

monday mar 20

Francophone Film Festival 2017

The 2017 Francophone Film Festival runs from March 20 April 3, films starting 7 p.m. nightly at the Multifunctional Room, UWI Main Library. On March 24 Quebecois storyteller Fred Pellerin performs at the Edna Manley College, starting at 7 p. m. On March 24, students will perform song, dance, drama and poetry in French at the Francophone Festival for Schools, starting at 10 a.m. Shortwood Teachers' College. Free event.