THE THREE artists vying for the 2011 Jury and Public prizes in the Super Plus Under-40 Artist of the Year Competition are: Cosmo Whyte (photography), O'Neil Lawrence (photography) and Duane Bennett (jewellery).
SEBASTION ELLIOTT, a young man journeying on a path to becoming one of Jamaica's outstanding artists, is already making his mark. Elliot, 26, opened his gallery, La Galerie De Sebastion, in Manchester three years ago. There you can find displays of his work. He also operates an art school from that location.
IN A painfully revealing narrative that could have otherwise been titled 'The Courage to Succeed', Dr Jennifer Keane Dawes narrates a sobering autobiographical story of her struggle as a new divorcee with a three-year-old son going to the United States to pursue graduate course work at Howard University.
Ten years later, and our imaginations are still catching up to September 11, 2001."I don't think art can 'compete' with something like 9/11," said Jess Walter, whose post 9/11 novel, The Zero, was a National Book Award finalist in 2006.
On August 19, the reggae community remembered venerable roots-reggae singer Joseph 'Culture' Hill on the fifth anniversary of his death. Among the admirers paying homage was American photographer Brian Jahn.
The Ministry of Education, in partnership with Intcomex Jamaica Limited, on Thursday handed over 25 Lexmark printers and three fax machines to five primary and secondary schools to better equip the institutions for the upcoming 2011-2012 academic year.
Irving Burgie has wasted little time in his 87 years. Some of his most memorable moments were spent writing pop standards such as Day-O, Jamaica Farewell, Island In The Sun and the Christmas carol, Mary's Boy Child.
There should be no shortage of children's books in the store near you, but Sharryn Dawson's Money Basics for Kids: Financial Literacy for Children is certainly not the typical children's tale of fantasy creatures and worlds that defy the conventions of normalcy.
Leaders often ask why people are not more productive, and how to to get them to be more disciplined, time-conscious and concerned about the quality of their work. They usually don't like the answer that I most often give: 'The fish stinks the worst at the head'.
For years I've been hearing about the magnificent treasures of the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, a city founded in 1703 by Russia's Peter the Great in his quest to have a navy and port with access to the Baltic Sea.
Amy Winehouse was not yet a paparazzi darling when she travelled to Teaneck, New Jersey in 2002 to record songs for Frank, her debut album for Island Records. One of the musicians who worked with her on that project was veteran Jamaican session guitarist, Earl'Chinna' Smith.
Members of the Development Bank of Jamaica, after their Annual General Meeting, took time to tour the exhibition, 'From War to Windrush/War Lest We Forget', on display until September 14 in the Tower Street Exhibition Hall...