Jamaica Gleaner Arts &Leisure
Published: Monday Sunday | November 8, 2009
Street art, The ghetto badge of honour
On the hostile streets of some of Kingston and St Andrew's impoverished communities, they stand out like colourful placards declaring the value of the ghetto to the wider Jamaica. Read More...Sunday Sauce: In defence of Salt Fish
For centuries, Salt Fish and Ackee have been married, enjoying the status of National Dish, which we Jamaicans hold dear to our bosoms and guts. Read More...Winkler talks about writing
A former Cornwall College student, writer Anthony Winkler may be used to his name being called last - or close enough for it to not make much material difference. The Calabash International Literary Festival follows the roll-call format... Read More...How to text
It was a bleak and rainy Tuesday afternoon. Thunder boomed through the distant sky and the streets of New Kingston were empty, only a lone mongrel huddling beneath an old piece of zinc outside the small hotel on Hope Road. Read More...'The Sweetness of Poetry and Tings'
The Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts presents 'The Sweetness of Poetry and Tings' - a lunch-hour concert featuring Joan Andrea Hutchinson, Dr Michael Abrahams and WOW. Read More...'Zachariah Pelsie' based on boyhood character
Anthony Winkler's first published novel, 1983's The Painted Canoe (LMH Publishing) begins with a description of its central character. Read More...UTECH FOCUS: UTech partners with UN-HABITAT
The University of Technology, in collaboration with the University of the West Indies, has partnered with UN-HABITAT, the United Nations human settlements programme for the implementation of the Participatory Slum... Read More...Lecturer researches sustainable agricultural development
Dr Girjanauth Boodraj, senior lecturer in economics in the Faculty of Business and Management, recently completed doctoral studies in economic development policy at the University of the West Indies, Mona. Read More...NCU BULLETIN: NCU and EFJ working to protect Jamaica's watersheds
Northern Caribbean University (NCU) continues to impact Jamaican communities with interventions aimed at improving the quality of life for citizens, protecting the environment and providing research... Read More...UWI NOTEBOOK: Helping children differentiate patois from standard English
Patwa. Jamaican patois. Jamaican Creole (JC). Whatever it may be known as, it is spoken by most and certainly understood by all Jamaicans. Read More...UWI hosts 18th annual child health conference
The Faculty of Medical Sciences, UWI, Mona will host its 18th Annual Research Day and Sir Kenneth Standard Lecture from November 11 to 13. Read More...