| Solo Jamaica debut for Stephen Marley
Is Bob Marley reincarnated? Many who have seen son Stephen 'Ragga' Marley in performance seem to think so. In fact, favourable comparisons to his legendary father are commonplace with Stephen...
A good chups from 'The Last Kiss'
The Last Kiss, directed by Tony Goldwyn, is an interestingly told movie about commitment and much of the trauma, drama, tears, fears, mistakes and love that go into it. The story is touching, yet funny; thoughtful, but with a light enough...
Poetry doubles at Edna Manley College
With two guest poets, Gail Walters and Princeton Ebanks, the October 2006 fellowship of the Poetry Society of Jamaica at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts ended with a double.
Omar Reid gets popular through JCDC
Months after walking away with the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) Popular Song Contest's $1 million top prize, Omar Reid is literally seeing other rewards. "Now when I go on the street, people recognise me and they know me by name...
Performers make 'Jazz Fest Quest'
Reggae, jazz and Latin groups have begun their quest to make a debut on the Air Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival 2007, slated for Montego Bay, St. James. The idea of having performers go on a 'Jazz Fest Quest' in Hollywood, Florida...
Good encore of 2006 season from University Singers
In a society which is traditionally bipolar in its treatment of Jamaica's musical heritage, a University Singers performance is always a welcome addition to the landscape, as they present an array of genres.
Murphy grows into 'greatest love'
The Greatest Love of All may mean many things to many people, but to Dwayne Murphy it was the song he first sang in public, at age six. Murphy's love for singing would grow over the following years, as well as his desire for spiritual things.
Anen travels from Peru for real reggae
Nine months is a very familiar time period for new life to make it into the world, but for Peruvian singer Anen, the end of the third trimester signals not the debut of a squalling bundle of joy, but drum, bass and lyrics.