Simply Red goes for $10m - 25th staging on September 26

With the objective of raising $10 million, the Heart Foundation of Jamaica is hoping for a successful 2014 staging of the annual Simply Red Wine and Food Festival in September. It takes place on Friday, September 26, on the Lawns of Jamaica House, with Prime Minister The Most Hon Portia Simpson-Miller the distinguished patron.

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Keesing Live, at 5 Keesing Avenue, Kingston 10, starting at 8 p.m. Featuring Donald 'Iceman' Anderson, Raging Fyah and Jermaine Blake.

Camperdown student enters Pulse Search

Tajie Drummond, a 14-year-old Camperdown High School student, has entered this year's Pulse Search.

Marco Polo marks five years

Lawless Events is preparing to host the fifth anniversary of the water party Marco Polo, with the tagline Marco Polo the Magnificent.

Bully sees theatre change

In this second of a two part article, Alwin Bully, a leading Caribbean theatre practitioner, continues his critique of theatre in his native Dominica. Pt 1 was published last Friday.

QUICKIES

The Music Industry Achievers Awards ceremony, slated for Monday, August 25, has been cancelled.

Odeon Cineplex closes September 2

Odeon Cineplex in Mandeville, Manchester, will close its doors after final shows on Tuesday, September 2.

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Miss Teen Portmore Scholarship Pageant Grand Coronation Show 2014 is on the roof, Portmore Pines Plaza, at 7 p.m.

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