Jamaica Gleaner Entertainment
Published: Monday Sunday | May 3, 2009
Inner-city duo dancing for change
When it comes to struggles, Dancin' Dynamites duo Marlando Shirley and Menase Hines are no strangers to it. The two, who comprise the dance group, Unlimited Dancers, have had a life filled with more grey skies than sunny days. Read More...All-male cast for comedy revue
Coleen Lewis has certainly struck a different chord with an all-male cast in her upcoming comedy revue RRR 2K9.The show features O'neil Peart, Max Woodham, Craig McNally, Peter Abrikian, Marlon Campbell, Kadeem Wilson and JR... Read More...Packed house stands for 'Blakka's' stand-up comedy farewell
Owen 'Blakka' Ellis, farewell to stand-up comedy in Kingston last Wednesday (he was advertised for the Blue Beat, Montego Bay, the following night) was a further development on his performances that... Read More...Comedians recall Ellis moments
With Owen 'Blakka' Ellis giving a farewell performance in Kingston last Wednesday, many of the comedians remembered some 'Blakka' moments at Backyaad, including delivering some of his material in the final gathering onstage.Kingsley 'Ragashanti' Stewart... Read More...'Music is what feelings sound like'
It's not surprising that one of Jhana Williams' favourite quotes is: "Music is what feelings sound like." After all, music is her passion. Read More...'Rough and Tough' carries Ja into Independence
The cynic would say that Stranger (Strangejah, since the mid-80s when he lived in Canada) Cole's debut single Rough and Tough being number one when Jamaica became officially independent in 1962 was an ominous sign of things to... Read More...Cole makes smashing dance debut
Rough and Tough was first played by Strangejah Cole's brother, 'Cuttings', on Duke Reid's sound system at a dance in Forrester's Hall, downtown Kingston. Read More...St Andrew High dances for a cause
Two Saturdays ago, St Andrew High School for Girls (SAHS) dance troupe staged its annual concert, Dance 'D' Dance, at the school's garden theatre. Read More...Will.i.am takes on superhero X-Men role
LOS ANGELES (AP): Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am wants to make movies. For now, though, he'll settle for making his big-screen debut in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Read More...'Head Concussion' without the pain
Despite the name, when the music of production house Head Concussion hits the industry, there is no pain. Read More...Swine flu delays summer film releases in Mexico
LOS ANGELES (AP): With movie theatres in Mexico shut down to contain the spread of swine flu, Hollywood studios have delayed plans to kick off the summer movie season there. Read More...MOVIE REVIEW: McConaughey's 'Ghosts' frighteningly familiar
LOS ANGELES (AP): You will be shocked - shocked! - to learn that in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, Matthew McConaughey plays an arrogant womaniser who coasts on his looks and charm but eventually realises that... Read More...A getaway for people in love
PEOPLE THINK of the Calabash International Literary Festival as a three-day treat for books-lovers. But the festival is also a favourite excursion for people in love. Read More...