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Stories by Krysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Every passion is sparked by an avid interest. And for Sean Murray, it was no different. What started out as a cause for creating family and friends’ photos resulted in a whirlwind experience when he pictured nature through his camera. This edition...

Published:Sunday | August 4, 2019 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

If, according to Marc Riboud, “Taking pictures is savouring life intensely, every hundredth of a second,” then this idea is remarkably reflected in the ‘dripping in creative finesse’ journey of photographer Craig Harley. Harley might have started...

Published:Sunday | July 28, 2019 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

“I was always more of a visual learner than the reading type and saw the world in a different light than others.” Projecting greatness, one vision after the other, is a fresh creative photographer who goes by the name Davion Lyons. Outlook’s...

Published:Sunday | July 21, 2019 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

American media practitioner extraordinaire Oprah Winfrey once declared, “Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” Empowering others with the thrill of ‘flashing beauty’ is photographer Nicolina Diabo. Diabo...

Published:Sunday | July 14, 2019 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Lisa Weed articulated a loving sentiment when she declared, “Being a family means you are a part of something very wonderful. It means you will love and be loved for the rest of your life.” Bringing family into focus by seizing those picture-...

Published:Sunday | June 30, 2019 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

I t h as been said that “Being a black girl now is like being a part of some super-exclusive, prestigious goddess organisation.” Endorsing this chic melanin phenomenon with a bit of black magic is maverick photographer, Donnette Mason. Today,...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Bull in a pen, you can’t get out. There’s a brown girl in the ring. Ring around the rosie. What do all three have in common? They are all fun and exciting ring games. Whether it’s during recess or as a pastime with friends and family members, this...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

“Fatherhood means everything to me.” That unique kinship between father and child has been by far the most rewarding experience for Wayne Mitchell, also known as Wayne Marshall. Outlook had a heart to heart with the singer recently about his...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Giving back to an industry that had been so good to her: that was the mission for Khess Anderson when she orchestrated and executed Kreative’s Market. Anderson emerged on the creative scene after embarking on an exciting journey into the style...

Published:Thursday | May 30, 2019 | 12:25 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

The first ever staging of Kingston Curry Festival held recently, saw droves of food lovers pre-labouring their palates with all things curry. Cover charge aside, patrons were invited to purchase the wide array of everything curry and more, on...

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Gloria Hitchins attributes the best time of her life to her youthful years growing up in the community of Trout Hall in Clarendon. Taking an oldie but goodie stroll down memory lane, she recalls those days, often being consumed by fun, imagination...

Published:Sunday | May 12, 2019 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

The trumpeting start of Etana’s I Rise filled the soothing space, only to be interrupted by these five words: ‘Emerald Gifted Hands. Good afternoon.’ A pleasant Tamika Curruther could be heard often echoing this welcoming refrain on her cell phone...

Published:Thursday | May 9, 2019 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

‘Tis the season of blossom and bloom. Spring is most certainly in, so this means it’s time to start anew, in the kitchen too. With seasonal favorites such as asparagus, carrots, crisp salads, potatoes, spinach and pineapple, you can flourish with...

Published:Monday | April 22, 2019 | 12:18 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Who's ready for the road? With only days to go before the long awaited carnival season reaches its euphoric climax, revellers are already gearing up for a jam packed week of wining and wuking up a sweat to the sweet sounds of soca. Where else would...

Published:Sunday | April 21, 2019 | 12:10 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

English supermodel and singer-songwriter Karen Elson once expressed, “Trends come and go, and style evolves. It’s important to have pieces of jewellery that are timeless…” And nothing can be more timeless than watches. The classic wristed...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Hues of radiant red and beautiful blue greeted guests upon arrival at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel for the recently held soirée of the Dominican Republic’s Independence Day. The cocktail reception commenced promptly at 6:30 p.m., and saw the chargé d...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:28 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

One good thing about music? Katrina Irons can list more than a few. The name might sound unfamiliar to you because this disc jockey and music producer is known to fans from both yard and abroad as DJ Sunshine. “Music is an art form that allows...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:27 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

A pioneer in the field of medicine, Chris-Ann Simpson Harley, has revolutionised women’s health in Jamaica. Her fascination within the field began from as early as five years old and resulted in her active pursuit of a medical degree by the age of...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:26 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Only a plus sized woman can describe her horror stories of trying to find the right size and or style a la mode for a fabulous occasion. Now, those nightmares are over. Haute couture heroine, Tamia Carey, has come to save the day, leaving you...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Some of the greatest ideas can bear fruit on a whim, and that was just the case when Kiddist McCoy began bringing more style and comfort to her personal space. This resulted in her quest on a new and exciting journey into Jesse’s Home Decor....

Published:Sunday | February 24, 2019 | 12:20 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Beauty with a purpose holds sentimental value for Miss Universe Jamaica 2017, Davina Bennett. The crowned queen, who grew famous for adding style to the natural hair movement, created social awareness by giving a voice to the deaf community. Now,...

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