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In just over half century, Jamaica has produced a quantity of popular music, both in terms of genres and sheer volume, which superlatives fail to give justice to.With this has come the opportunity to package it to specific tastes for collective...

Xaymaca (pronounced Za-my-ka) International is poised to launch Jamaica's newest carnival band for the April 23 annual road march. With the announcement of this unprecedented cooler fÍte and launch on Saturday, January 21, at the Constant Spring...

The ageless (and arguably peerless) Jamaican vocalist Ken Boothe is set to headline the end-of-term concert of the Avant Academy of Music.The show, dubbed 'Unforgettable,' which also features Harold Davis and his Orchestra, other musical guests and...

Delano Seiveright, who represented the Government during Saturday evening's Herb Kerb symposium at Rebel Salute, advised those involved in the budding cannabis industry to develop products rather than depend on just the core plant."It can't be just...

The world has no shortage of war films. Additionally, there is no shortage of World War II films.Yet Hacksaw Ridge is just that. A World War II film that, in fact, has a story worth telling. I suppose one more couldn't hurt. The story is of US army...

NEW YORK (AP):Labours of love, one from Martin Scorsese, the other from Ben Affleck, proved costly at a casualty-strewn weekend box office where the uplifting NASA drama Hidden Figures stayed on top for the second straight week.Hidden Figures, about...

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...

This year will be a landmark year in carnival history in Jamaica as four major carnival events are slated to run concurrently over the next few weeks.Up from the two major events held in 2016 and one in 2015, the 2017 Carnival Calendar is shaping up...
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