Jamaica Gleaner Arts &Leisure
Published: Monday Sunday | October 18, 2009
Gold for Warner-Lewis, silver for Miller - Writers among 2009 Musgrave medallists
In her reply on behalf of the 12 awardees at last Wednesday's Musgrave Medals Award ceremony, gold medal awardee for literature, Professor Maureen Warner-Lewis, noted "how taken aback I was to read the letter" informing her of the honour. Read More...SUNDAY SAUCE - The president and the jackass (Part 2)
After my puerile and shameful behaviour, I apologised and retreated to my small corner where I belong, doing some soul-searching, and watching Beyoncé's Single Ladies video, day and night. I even cancelled my tour with Lady Gaga. Read More...The Love Chronicles with Kristine Atterbury - Light and Dark
They lay side by side, backs against the cool, damp sand, the chirping of the crickets mingling with the soft whispers of waves breaking on the shore. The Full Moon hung low, brilliant and white in a cloudless sky. They lay close, but not quite touching, fingers lightly brushing every now and then, their soft, slow breathing matched. Read More...UTech establishes new Faculty of Science and Sport
The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) has established the new Faculty of Science and Sport which came into effect at the start of the 2009/2010 academic year. Read More...UWI notebook - Discovering the link between 'bush tea' and liver disease
The drinking of 'bush teas' has been a long standing part of Jamaica's cultural heritage. Often consumed for 'medicinal' purposes, these teas have proven largely harmless, except for one 'tea' which caused liver damage, particularly in children. Read More...One on one with Ambassador Brenda LaGrange Johnson - A life of privilege changed by chance (Part 1)
Call it chance, call it fate, but Brenda LaGrange Johnson's life of privilege has been altered repeatedly by happenstance. At first glance the platinum blonde with silken skin and a cheerful smile might be mistaken for a socialite. She is. But scratch beneath the surface and this cancer survivor with four children, a marriage of 41 years, seven years teaching in one of America's garrison communities... Read More...You, Inc - Become the CEO of your own career!
Everyone is alarmed: more than 30,000 Jamaican workers have joined the already bulging ranks of the unemployed, since December 2008. Thousands more worry they might be next. With a mind boggling 6.9 million jobs lost in the United States, 'flying out' doesn't offer much better prospects. Read More...