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Published:Sunday | December 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The National Gallery of Jamaica will participate in Christmas in the City on Wednesday, December 15.To mark the occasion, the gallery will extend its opening hours to 10 p.m., which will give members of the public additional time to view permanent...

Published:Sunday | December 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Inner City Girl, the work of Meadowbrook High School teacher, Colleen Smith-Dennis, is again in the spotlight.

Published:Sunday | December 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

'Animal passport to thwart thieves,' read a headline two Fridays ago. A second paragraph quote says, among other things, "It will obviously show in Jenny's cow passport that Jenny cow was sired through this bull and who owns the cow".

Published:Sunday | December 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Steve Oddman's hand quivered as he looked down at the gun he was holding.

Published:Sunday | December 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

To the man who is hungry; It is a big plate of food; The homeless sees; A nice warm bed to sleep in. The scholar sees a big house; An expensive car.

Published:Sunday | December 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The grounds of St Catherine Preparatory School were recently covered in lavender, white and blue.

Published:Sunday | December 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

ANNISTON, Alabama (AP):Librarians in Anniston, Alabama said they knew someone was stealing thousands of dollars worth of books, and now they believe they know who did it - a jobless woman who likes to read.

Published:Sunday | December 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP): A terminally ill financial executive has a book deal.

Published:Sunday | December 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Another year is at an end With it our troubles we send

Published:Sunday | December 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Two years I stuck around; Working for Mr. Brown; Waiting to be crowned; But nothing came around; No zinc fences in my town.

Published:Sunday | December 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

While doing research for his book, Jamaica Fi Real: Beauty, Vibes and Culture, Kevin O'Brien Chang said he was determined to clear up some of the misconceptions that have sullied Jamaican history.

Published:Sunday | December 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica's premier national art exhibition, the National Biennial, will open its 2010 showing at the National Gallery of Jamaica (NGJ) on December 12 at 11 a.m.

Published:Sunday | December 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The yard of which Papa was the man, was the site of many a food feast, for, in Papa's house, there was food.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

We're at Cipriani Downtown, West Broadway and Broome Street, sitting outdoors since the October weather is still mild, though it's 10 p.m. We watch the arrival of skinny women in slacks, furry, trimmed tops, and high, high heels. Then two men arrive, press a button and, slowly, an iron stairway descends.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The following is the final of our four-part series of excerpts from volume two of former prime minister Edward Seaga's autobiography, My Life and Leadership: Hard Road to Travel.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Prostate Cancer Guide - A Resource for Jamaican Men and their Families is an illustrated handbook on prostate cancer.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Members of the Kiwanis Clubs of 23 West, which comprises 17 clubs from the parishes of St Catherine, Clarendon and Manchester, turned out at the 3D Projects facility along Monk Street in Spanish Town on November 13 to give it a face lift.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In the Great Flood, it is said, Noah, on instruction from God, took a pair of each animal into the ark. But now, in all the talk about Heaven, I am yet to hear of any plans for the animals and other non-human creatures of this Earth. The lion and the lamb, one crass and overzealous, the other mild, are the only two that are mentioned.

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It's that time of year again! Ahh, the refreshing Christmas breeze, discounts at retail stores, family dinners and gifts galore. A big part of the season also involves sending Christmas cards to family and friends all over the world. These days, email has perhaps become the more popular option but, really, an actual card with a hand-written message still has a far more personal feel.

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

More than 50 of the island's writers were awarded at the National Creative Writing Competition 2010 awards ceremony hosted last Wednesday by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC).

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

This week we bring you part three of our four-week series of excerpts from Volume Two of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga's autobiography, My Life and Leadership: Hard Road to Travel.

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

'From War to Windrush' and 'War ... Lest We Forget', the exhibitions which were opened last Sunday at the Institute of Jamaica in Kingston, have already been receiving great reviews.

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Veronica Blake Carnegie reflected on once upon a time when she spoke at the launch of her second book in about three months last Thursday afternoon. She told those gathered at the St Andrew Parish Library, Tom Redcam Drive, that "once upon a time begins a story, and when we were young we looked forward to 'once upon a time'".

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

One of the things I get asked most frequently by readers of the 'Careers' section is how to deal with being treated unfairly. Readers have asked what they can do not to let resentment and bitterness adversely affect their productivity or destroy important relationships at work.

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The following is an excerpt from remarks given at last Sunday's opening of 'From War to Windrush' and 'War ... Lest We Forget', by Merrick Needham, member, oversight board, Jamaica Military Museum and Library.

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