When one thinks of the Grim Reaper, the image that comes to mind is a creepy, black-cloaked, scythe-wielding figure. But Darynda Jones has given the reaper a sexy, sassy makeover in her debut novel, First Grave on the Right.
'Sankofantasy', Sami Bentil's debut exhibition in Jamaica, ended at Redbones Blues Café in late February. It has been a long way for Bentil from Ghana to New Kingston, via the United States where he has lived for 25 years.
How prepared are you to manage an unexpected crisis such that it doesn't disrupt your career and render you ineffective at work? Every day we hear of people murdered violently or people who die or are seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents.
When you blend heartfelt enthusiasm and the youthful demeanour of 250 high school students, with the dedication and leadership of 28 of that high school's graduates, the combination presents compelling lessons.
TORONTO, (JIS): Lorna Goodison, Olive Senior and Pamela Mordecai, three Jamaican writers who now call Canada home, among them have published hundreds of fiction and non-fiction stories and poems, and won a plethora of awards for their writing skills.
Six years ago, Sabrina Reynolds sat in her tiny cubicle at a St Andrew bank, bored out of her mind. She was doing well at her job and even liked the people she worked with, but her heart just was not into it.
I was in a predicament the other day. You see, I was trying to evade the Bank of Too Many Fees (BTMF). But, it seemed to have had branches at ATM booths all over the place. And why was I running scared, you might ask? It was the bank and not the police.
Dr Alfred Sangster makes the underdog status of the then College of Arts, Science and Technology's (CAST), relative to its Papine/Mona neighbour the University of the West Indies (UWI), clear from the...
Art In The Caribbean - An Introduction is an absolutely marvellous book. Small enough to carry with you to read anywhere - eight and a half inches square and just half an inch thick - but encyclopedic in breadth of information, not just on art but also on the history of the Caribbean.
The Chinese Lantern Festival which marks the end of celebrations of the Chinese New Year took place last Thursday. The following article was prepared by the Embassy of the People's Republic of China to explain some of the finer points of the festival.
The Mutual Gallery's first exhibition for 2011 centres around the demonstration of talent among the younger generation of artists with the opening of 'Art Fresh 2011' on Thursday, February 24 at 7 p.m.Staged in...
Valentine's Day took on a whole new meaning at Mountain View Primary School last Monday as employees from National Commercial Bank (NCB) Cross Roads, Windward Road and Matilda's Corner branches visited the school to spend time treating students to reading sessions as well as pampering them with NCB-branded cupcakes.