Mon | Mar 25, 2019

Art & Leisure

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:11 AM
Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Portmore Missionary Preparatory School Reading Week

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Thirty-Five Jamaicans will participate in and benefit from the Indian Technical Economic Cooperation Programme (ITEC) in the coming year.Senator Pearnel Charles Jr, minister of state in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, and Sevala...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation is offering scholarships for students at the tertiary level and case-by-case scholarships for primary and secondary-level students. The foundation annually provides over 100 scholarships and has given over J$7 million...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Since starting at Cedarbrae Collegiate Institute in fall 2017, grade nine student Leandra Allen has been researching which university she wants to attend in 2022."Even if I have a lot of time before I have to do something, you'll still see me...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Department of Literatures in English, University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, will organise film workshops facilitated by 2017-2018 Filmmaker-in-Residence Michelle Serieux.The two all-day workshops on May 26 and May 27 will be under the theme...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Our quest to unearth the artefacts from Jamaica's past continues. Before refrigerators, simple techniques and effective were used to keep drinking water cool. The monkey jar was one such container used for this purpose and was an integral part of...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMNeil Armstrong

Jamaican poet, historian, and author, Afua Cooper, is the new poet laureate of Halifax, Nova Scotia - the province's seventh."We're very pleased to appoint Dr Cooper as our next poet laureate, a position which gives voice to the various groups that...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

On a literary canvas, author Julian Jingles has etched a tale of excess, greed, and redemption. Here, art imitates life in a whirling cacophony of racy, edgy emotions. Such is the daunting beauty of A Reason for Living.Battle lines are drawn, and...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

You carried me for nine months and still counting You played the role of Mom and Dad and still going Mother, you are always there when I'm in need You are more than a mother, you are a friend indeed Thank you mother for waiting...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:09 AM

Cargill Salt Ponds on the island of Bonaire have been named as a Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network (WHSRN) site of Regional Importance.This is only the second WHSRN site in the Caribbean, following the Cabo Rojo Salt Flats in southwestern...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMAmitabh Sharma

"This is fun, a lot of fun," said a group of 10 students in unison as they gathered around a table with artefacts.What is the fun element, one might ponder. These students from The Salvation Army School for the Blind and Visually Impaired were about...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMDeborah Hickling Gordon

Welcome to the New Economy, where ideas are currency and their value is increasing; where visionary global leaders have embraced ideas as units of success and as a result, humanities education is quietly increasing in value. Calling all misfits, the...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Williams

On Friday, April 27, the National Council for Senior Citizens at 11 West King's House Road in St Andrew, was the venue for the opening ceremony and private viewing of 'Golden Designs: A Seniors' Art Exhibition'.It was the first of two events planned...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The British Council in partnership with Victoria Mutual Foundation Limited and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (MoEYI), recently launched a three-year social enterprise in secondary schools programme.Six secondary schools St...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

There are many everyday objects that are very sentimental to Jamaicans. One such object is a lamp that has illuminated the darkness of many Jamaican households in time gone by.Known more popularly as the Kitchen Bitch, it is also referred to as the...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Artist George Rodney and ceramicist Norma Rodney-Harrack were recently honoured by The Arts Foundation of the Edna Manley College (AFEMC) for excellence in their individual genres.The foundation, on April 22, 2018, at the National Gallery, presented...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMBrittany Singh Williams

Mastery in the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) is reflected in a student's ability to not only apply content knowledge in mathematics, social studies, English language and science but to demonstrate proficiency the 4C's creativity, communication,...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | April 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Living in your Shadow Oh how handsome they were Always wearing a smile She is deaf and blind And he treats her like a child.Aren't they adorable?Isn't she sweet? She is all he wants her to be Obedient, understanding and SILENT.She always seeks...

Published:Sunday | April 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMShelly-Ann Harris

St Francis of Assisi was known for love, faith, and simplicity. But the saint also had some thoughts on carnal, ruddy things like labour.He once said: "He who works with his hands is a labourer. He who works with his hands and his head is a...

Published:Sunday | April 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

The struggle to grasp basic concepts of the English language is that much harder for estimated 7,500 persons who have some form of hearing challenges. For them Jamaican sign language (JSL), the native language derived from American sign language, is...

Published:Sunday | April 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | April 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

We continue our journey as we chart the course of Jamaica's history through the artefacts. Today we focus on Tuscan oil jars, or 'panya' or Spanish jars as they are more commonly called have become synonymous with Jamaica's heritage and have become...

Published:Sunday | April 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The National Gallery of Jamaica (NGJ) will host the exhibition John Dunkley: Neither Day nor Night from April 29 to July 29, 2018, after its eight-month run at the Perez Art Museum in Miami (PAMM), where it was hailed as one of "the most exciting...

Pages

Subscribe to Art & Leisure