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Yesterday morning, a brisk wind tugged at the striped tie dangling from Sanchez's right rear pocket as his exquisite voice, spot-on song selections and synergy with the band repeatedly whipped the large audience at Grizzly's Plantation Cove, Priory...

WESTERN BUREAU:Although partially derailed by a backstage spat between singer Tarrus Riley and veteran deejay Anthony B, night one of Rebel Salute 2017, on Friday, still showed quality, despite fans feeling short-changed by Riley's actions.A clearly...

Jamaica Carnival will be offering a lot more for a lot less this year, its second year back, following a seven-year hiatus triggered by founder Byron Lee's death in 2008.Jamaica Carnival came to being in 1990 and became a fixture in the Jamaican...

Rebel Salute 24 had its final launch on Wednesday night at Jewel Dunn's River, two nights before the event kicked off last night at Grizzly's Plantation in Priory, St Ann.Sponsors, local and overseas media and several artistes who are booked to...

Grammy nominee Raging Fyah is on board with the organisers of the annual Jamaica's Best School band (JBSB) competition for this year's fourth staging of the event, and the organisers of the event are quite elated."Raging Fyah is now attracting...

Among the things that they have in common, the top two albums on the Billboard Reggae Albums listing for the week of January 21, 2017, share two striking characteristics.They have both had over half a year on the chart and also had upward movement...

A key aspect of the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts' (EMCVPA) annual staff development conference in recent years has been about upgrading the college from its already exalted status as the premier arts-training institution in...

The Met: Live in HD's transmission on Saturday, January 7, of Verdi's Nabucco, starring Placido Domingo, took in an estimated attendance of 88,032 persons in North America. It was seen live on more than 900 screens and earned a gross of US$1.94...

The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) says it has received reports of unscrupulous persons claiming to be participants in JCDC competitions have been soliciting money and phone numbers for voting...

As the case with the Moravian pastor and the 15-year-old girl in St Elizabeth unfolds in the court of public opinion, which is (as always) well ahead of the legally constituted court system, I am reminded of a few of the many Jamaican popular music...
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