Friday | March 6, 2015

Art & Leisure

Oxford University's prestigious Bodleian Library has acquired Evan Jones' papers for their archives. The Jamaican-born writer, best known on the island for his much loved poem, 'The Song of the Banana Man', and his powerful...

Following the success of last year's inaugural programme, Phase 2 of The Re-Birth Project - an intervention initiative for at-risk youth and their parents - was launched at the Spanish Court Hotel recently with guest speaker Dr Grace McLean, chief...

There Patricia was, in her cream, floral couch, when upon her gate there was a knock. Lazily, she removed her full body to find out who was disturbing her joy, her soap opera.It was her mischievous neighbour, Peggy. And the look on her face said she...

For some people and organisations the world over, February is the month set aside to highlight the history and heritage of black people, which is the largest racial group in Jamaica. Black people in Jamaica are invariably the descendants of Africans...

I have oftentimes recommended that when you decide that you want to become an author, you need to have a business behind your book. Once you have made the decision that you want to go into business, you want to be your own boss and chart your...

No Mr ValentineThe clock ticksTime passes slowlyAll the excitement buzzes around her so quickly she thinks her mind is playing tricksGazing, wondering and in reverie, she can't help but harbour thoughts of if someone will ever love her whollyIt's...

Jamaica's Cultural and Literary and Performing Arts will take centre stage at Poetry in Motion, now celebrating its 12th annual staging today at 6 p.m. at Manchester Golf Club, Brumalia Road in Mandeville, Manchester, Jamaica.The Poetry in Motion...

"The rhythm is in your blood" goes an African proverb, resonating from the beats of the drums, which are not merely musical instruments in that part of the world; their rhythm is embedded in the society's DNA.

Genius and artistry bedazzle and confound the most insightful thinkers. Unquestionably, decoding the near mythical stature of Jamaica's sprinters is one such example.
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