No colour in music connection

Last Saturday night, the most colourfully clad man on or off the stage at the Chinese Benevolent Association, repeatedly made it clear that skin colour had not been a factor in the music connection being honoured at Tribute...

YOA Orchestra produces classical music excellence

The YOA Orchestra of the Americas has officially ruptured the fissure that existed for classical music in the Jamaican landscape, thanks to an overwhelmingly magnificent performance, enhanced by several reggae classics, at...

Sound system culture takes spotlight in new book

Back in April, the Sonos Studio in Los Angeles announced the introduction of a ground-breaking exhibition highlighting the sound system element of Jamaican music culture.

Oral Tracey's 'Let Loose' set for August 3

The date is set and the anticipation is mounting as the third installation of Oral Tracey's Let Loose comedy show returns to The Jamaica Pegasus hotel on August 3.In a release sent to The Gleaner, Tracey revealed that the...

Dale Virgo, rising with every rhythm

There are many producers in Jamaica, but not many can show off a plaque they received for being one of the producers on a Rihanna multi-platinum album.Geejam's in-house producer, Dale Virgo, can credit himself for the track...

Nude models, artists take to New York City streets

AP:Artists in New York City have painted the bodies of 40 nude models and turned an entrance to Central Park into a celebration of the human form.Artist Andy Golub says New York was the only city in the country that would allow his inaugural...

Four DC Comics brought to TV get Comic-Con event

AP:Four DC comics brought to life for television took over the San Diego Convention Center's 6,500-seat Hall H at Comic-Con last Saturday night.Arrow star Stephen Amell hosted the extravaganza called 'Warner Bros Television Presents a Night of DC...

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