Tue | May 5, 2015

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After major premieres in Jamaica and Florida, Jeremy Whittaker intends to get even more publicity for his film, Destiny, with other screenings over the coming months.The film's Jamaica premiere was at Carib 5 in Cross Roads, St Andrew, in October...

Clement 'Sir Coxson Downbeat' Dodd, record producer, sound system operator, and entrepreneur, and Don Drummond, trombonist and composer who is noted for his eccentricity, are recognised internationally as two of the greatest contributors to Jamaican...

There is a new angle to shaping the line-up of this year's staging of Groovin' In The Park, the New York City reggae and R...

LEGENDARY SINGER Ben E. King (born Benjamin Earl Nelson), who is best known for the hit song Stand By Me, has died, aged 76.King's publicist, Phil Brown, confirmed the star's death and said "he passed away (on Thursday) from natural causes".Fellow...

The first winner of the Caribbean Fashionweek (CFW) emerging designer award, Tigerlily Hill, will be back for the seminal fashion event to be held June 6-15 in Kingston. And, if her first collection which won her this prestigious crown was anything...

The calypso recording Love in the Cemetery accurately represents the genius of a man, whose wit and humour transcend all musical boundaries. Written and performed by Trinidadian Aldwyn Roberts, better known as Lord Kitchener, it tells the story of...

Lovers of literature and writing will gather again on Saturday, May 23, for the Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta at the Two Seasons Guest House in relaxed Treasure Beach, St Elizabeth.This year's fiesta is staged in partnership with the...

Based in Ocho Rios, St Ann, and producing music that stretches across the globe, Junkyard Music/Young Generation Fraternity (YGF) Records is slowly but surely making its mark on the music business.Headed by Tevin 'Tevino' Richards, who graduated...

Editor's note: For the few (or many) readers who have taken a liking to the weekly whimsical meandering that is 'Music and More With Mel' since December, 2014, this is the last time that it will appear on a Saturday. Before those of you who are fed...

I asked Hugh King: "Why did you leave theatre 20 or so years ago and why have you returned?"He replied: "The short answer is Jesus Christ."King was one of Jamaica's most successful theatre practitioners in the 1970s and 1980s. Working as playwright...
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