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Published:Saturday | January 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

I have seen the transformation of an open field into a mini-village for the primary purpose of presenting Jamaican popular music on a big

Published:Friday | January 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

After a full day's programme, tomorrow's first Festival of Religious Freedom ends with a two-hour live music experience.

Published:Tuesday | January 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

While there was lots of song and dance at Rebel Salute 2015, held last weekend at Grizzly's Plantation Cove, Priory, St Ann, in a long-es

Published:Friday | January 16, 2015 | 12:01 AMMel Cooke

Rebel Salute 2015 begins this evening at Grizzly's Plantation Cove, Priory, St Ann, and media and communications officer for the organise

Published:Thursday | January 15, 2015 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

Published:Sunday | January 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

In Damian 'Jr Gong' Marley's Set Up Shop, he encourages entrepreneurship in a number of Jamaican communities, with a distinct propensity

Published:Saturday | January 10, 2015 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

I fell asleep at Sting 2014.

Published:Sunday | January 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

In a little less than two weeks, it will be Miller time in St Ann at Rebel Salute 2014.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

The importance of reggae to Sting 2014, held at Jamworld, Portmore, St Catherine, from Boxing Day into Saturday's daylight hours was unde

Published:Sunday | December 28, 2014 | 12:01 AMMel Cooke

On this final Sunday in 2014, as time marches inexorably on it is a good time to remember some dancehall songs that have marked particula

Published:Sunday | December 28, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

In the ongoing tussle between new- and used-car dealers for the limited purchasing dollar, a major difference between them is the length

Published:Saturday | December 27, 2014 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

At the moment when this column is published physically or online today, all being well, I will either be at Sting 2014 or on my way home

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


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