Jamaica Gleaner Arts &Leisure
Published: Monday Sunday | July 5, 2009
Crusader for the Arts - Primary school principal fights to save students' potential
Last September, Kandi-Lee Crooks became principal of Allman Town Primary School in Kingston after nine years on the grind as teacher of grades four to six. It's a move that promises big changes... Read More...SUNDAY SAUCE: Oxy Moron's baptismal night
At age 10, the Adventist church in my community had its annual summer 'crusade' under a huge tent in an open lot. It was a festive occasion as always. Apart from the regular preaching, admonishing... Read More...Facey's Solandra
Check out Laura Facey's latest body of work 'Solandra' - a suite of work inspired by the Challis vine in bloom at Jamaica Inn, Ocho Rios, St Ann, through August. Read More...DVD Review: By George (ian)! What a beauty!
So we're sure you haven't all had a chance to really admire the beauty of Jamaica's collection of Georgian-style buildings. Read More...A bigger and better basket of exports
Senior lecturer in the department of economics at The University of the West Indies, Mona, Dr Marie Freckleton, says the development of a new range of exports is the most effective way for CARICOM countries, including Jamaica, to increase export... Read More...The UWI Notebook: Workshop aims to improve maths teaching for beginning learners
Jamaica, like many other countries, is faced with the serious challenge of finding the most effective approaches to the teaching of mathematics in schools. Read More...Carib Culture & Media Conference July 6-8
The University of the West Indies, through the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC), Mona, and the International Programmes Unit, Office of Administration, is partnering with Clark Atlanta University to stage the inaugural Caribbean... Read More...'Hair' is the problem
Last week Saturday evening, Richard did not come out of his room to say goodbye to his mother. But Mrs Dalrymple was too excited to go out with Roland Shaw to care less. Roland did not go inside because Richard made it clear he wasn't welcome as he needed nostepfather. Read More...