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Published:Sunday | December 21, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

On Friday night, Sting will be staged yet again at its longstanding home, Jamworld in Portmore, St Catherine.

Published:Saturday | December 20, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

Was she showing off, No, it is just something that is, like an ail shik's wealth, an Indian's hair, etc.

Published:Friday | December 19, 2014 | 12:16 AMMel Cooke

Tomorrow evening, for the third consecutive month and the final time this year, the grounds of Southdale Plaza will be transformed by a c

Published:Sunday | December 14, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

Last Monday afternoon, Basil Watson happily retold both sides of the telephone conversation in which he was told that he had won a 2015 H

Published:Sunday | December 14, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

Older men - much older men and younger - much younger women is a staple in a society where relationships are often organised on a financi

Published:Sunday | December 7, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

There is one school of thought that in writing, less is more - the better the person wielding the pen can pack their thoughts, intentions

Published:Saturday | December 6, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

A few days ago, I was in the parking lot of a supermarket, about to turn off the car's engine and the radio along with it, when a news it

Published:Friday | December 5, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

Strictly speaking, it has been a bit over a year since Countryside reopened, as the first event was on Friday, November 22.

Published:Tuesday | December 2, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

There was an intertwining of music and poetry at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, 1 Arthur Wint Drive, St Andre

Published:Sunday | November 30, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

The Meaning of Christmas came easily to Barrington Gardiner, the acrostic song flowing "through my brain, into my hands, on the paper," a

Published:Sunday | November 30, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

The Automobile Dealers Association (ADA) Motor Show 2015 was officially opened at the National Arena, Arthur Wint Drive, on Friday evenin

Published:Saturday | November 29, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

So here we are, living in the entertainment media matrix, where the public-relations machinery of a few large outfits and a bewildering a

Published:Friday | November 28, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

Published:Sunday | November 23, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

Carlene Davis recently released the gospel album Dripping Blood.

Published:Saturday | November 22, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

A few weeks ago I had cause to speak to the Twin of Twins ahead of the release of the movie Ching Pow: Far East Yardies, for which they d

Published:Tuesday | November 18, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

After the Jamaica Rising events in Bristol, United Kingdom, in mid-October, Asif Khan and Richard Jones, who had visited the island earli

Published:Sunday | November 16, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

To market with Super Cat

Published:Saturday | November 15, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

Despite the ludicrous lengths some younger Jamaican deejays go to in order to forge an outstanding visual in this age where music is as m

Published:Friday | November 14, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

Latoya Messam encountered gospel singer Shirley Willis in two of her formative childhood spaces, the church and school.

Published:Sunday | November 9, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

There is no shortage of musical compliments to mothers in Jamaican

Published:Friday | November 7, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

Singer Moesh plans to do a balancing act of sorts for her Buss Big album launch, slated for Thursday, November 13, at Comfitanya Lounge,

Published:Sunday | November 2, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

John Holt's recent death has triggered the expected outpouring of (in many cases) belated regard.

Published:Saturday | November 1, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

I have seen this cycle before - the death of a noted performer, the outpouring of emotion, the increased level of airplay, the many newsp

Published:Friday | October 31, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

When Krazy Kris, who plays on KOOL FM, decided to put on an all-soul music party in 2008, it seemed that many thought his disc jock's mon

Published:Sunday | October 26, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

The days of the week, in sequence, are among the standard first lessons for children at the very basic level of the education system.

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