|Bryson's no-show sparks FTC probe
The Fair Trading Commission (FTC) has launched an investigation into rhythm and blues singer Peabo Bryson's no-show at Saturday's 'Foundation Music Showcase' in Constant Spring. For many patrons, it was a dream to see...
Who is the next great thespian?
The recent passing of Charles 'Pa Ben' Hyatt has robbed the Jamaican theatre of one of its pioneering stars. While several other pioneers remain, others have stepped out of the spotlight into obscurity.
TRIBUTE TO CHARLES HYATT
Sonny and Myrna Bradshaw - I never had a brother, and so when we met in Campbell Town, Charlie, known as 'Bully' had to play the part. We 'tracts' together during those early periods sharing life from the days of Spanish Town with our mutual friend...
A 'Dream' come true!
It's always amazing to see something or someone whose time has come, who is in that zone. For precisely that experience, make sure you see Jennifer Hudson in Dreamgirls (the movie). I was pleasantly surprised by how good the movie is ...
'Nuff respeck' to Achebe at Mona
Deputy Principal of the UWI, Mona campus, Joseph Periera, added a peculiarly Jamaican word to a peculiarly Jamaican honour from Anthea Morrison to Chinua Achebe, on Thursday afternoon, to the delightful approval of the large audience...
Thelwell extols author's spirit
Professor Michael Thelwell, a Jamaican who accompanied Nigerian writer, Chinua Achebe, to Jamaica, spoke candidly about the magnificence of Achebe's spirit, at the Undercroft, UWI, Mona campus, last Thursday afternoon...
Culture comes to life at Accompong
WESTERN BUREAU: Thousands of patrons converged upon the community of Accompong, in St. Elizabeth, last Saturday, to witness the 269th celebration of the signing of the peace treaty between the maroons and the British, in 1738.
Oprah Winfrey targeted in extortion scheme - paper
CHICAGO (Reuters): An Atlanta man has been charged with trying to extort $1.5 million from Oprah Winfrey. Keifer Bonvillain is charged in federal court trying to extort money by threatening to injure a person's reputation, according to court documents.