Jamaica Gleaner Entertainment
Published: Monday Sunday | October 18, 2009
'Two Can Play' revival an ode to Rhone
While the passionate playwright Trevor Rhone may have completed his final act on Earth, his creative torch is still being carried on today with the staging of the award-winning Two Can Play. Read More...'I Man Born Ya' written in pre-1976 election optimism ... then Pluto Shervington migrates, but still a committed Jamaican
In 1975, things were humming along for Pluto Shervington as surely as a new turntable needle set solidly in a clean LP groove, with no dust mites or vibration determined to disturb the melodic flow of the audio."Things were good here. Things were happening. Business was good. I was in the jingles business as well," Shervington told The Sunday Gleaner... Read More...Jazzy Jennifer - American superstar confirmed for Jamaica Jazz and Blues at Toronto launch
A host of media and travel professionals came out to welcome the JAMAICA Jazz and Blues Festival on its very first launch in Toronto, Canada. The festival was launched at a luncheon held at one of Toronto's largest hotels, the Delta Chelsea, on October 15. Read More...Musicians among 2009 Musgrave medallists - Paulette Bellamy awarded silver; Marguerite Vernon bronze
Two musicians, Paulette Bellamy and Marguerite Vernon, were among the 12 people presented with Musgrave medals at the Institute of Jamaica's (IOJ) lecture theatre, East Street, Kingston, last Wednesday afternoon. Read More...15-y-o modelling sensation Shena Moulton leaves Paris buzzing
Only 15 years old and still in school, Shena Moulton has already been making major strides in the international fashion arena. Read More...Sonny Bradshaw:a musical tour de force
My earliest memory of Sonny Bradshaw dates back to the 1950s when I attended Half-Way Tree Primary. The image of a slim, dignified young Bradshaw riding his bicycle up and down Half-Way Tree Road is vivid. However, what I later discovered was that he rode from Harbour View and the daily journey to Half-Way Tree on a bicycle was no easy feat. Read More...Shervington moves to 'Kingston 21'
Pluto Shervington remembers the moment he decided to leave Jamaica and resettle in Miami clearly. "I was termed as the uptown one because I would play for all the private parties. Other artistes were doing more the big shows," Shervington told The Sunday Gleaner. Read More...Glenmuir High cops top festival award
Glenmuir High School copped the Marcus Garvey Award for Excellence in the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission's (JCDC) Performing Arts competition. Glenmuir racked up more than 50 medals and several trophies at the parish and national levels to gain their second hold on the prestigious award, which they first won in 2008. Read More...