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Jamaica's participation in this year's staging of the World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA), may be in jeopardy following the rejection of American visa applications for the majority of the participants.The competition, which is held...

From the artwork (the outline of a map of Africa which frames Warrior King in profile) to the themes and music (the first track, His Majesty, is a retelling of Haile Selassie's royal credentials on a Niyahbinghi- dominated track), The Rootz Warrior...

The Rootz Warrior, is not only the name of Warrior King's latest album, but also his company. This gives the title added meaning, Warrior King telling The Gleaner that it is the first time he has been executive producer on one of his albums - he...

Emma Watson (Harry Potter) stars as Belle; Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey) as the Beast; Luke Evans as Gaston, the handsome, but shallow villager who woos Belle; Oscar winner Kevin Kline as Maurice, Belle's eccentric, but lovable father; Josh Gad as...

Multi-platinum selling Australian duo Air Supply returns to Jamaica on June 24 for a concert being staged by the Issa Trust Foundation at Couples Sans Souci Resort, Ocho Rios. Their hits include Lost in Love, All Out of Love, Every Woman in the...

Disney's Beauty and the Beast is the latest animated classic to get the live action treatment. While some might see it as a soulless cash-in on nostalgia, others will revel in the chance to see a new spin on a tale as old as time.I'm not offended by...

Singer and musician Chuck Berry, who died on Saturday in the USA at 90 years old, is famed for his influential rock 'n' roll songs. One of them, Johnny B. Goode, was done over by Peter Tosh and released ion his 1993 Mama Africa album.At the 2011...

Nursery rhymes are memorable to young children. The lyrics of Jack and Jill or London Bridge are so embedded in the minds of countless children that no matter how old they become, they would be able to recite these rhymes, line for line. But how...

Echo Minott has told the story of a woman being beaten and her interaction with the law before. With the issue of domestic violence high on the national agenda - tambourines and all - it is a good time to hear his story again."Me an my girl was...

With the name Dis Poem Wordz and Agro Festival, naturally, words are central to the Portland event, which started in 2011. For the 2017 staging, though, the event's founder, poet Ras Takura, is placing special emphasis on the Agro Festival element....
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