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Published:Sunday | September 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

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).

Published:Sunday | September 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | September 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | August 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | August 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Although only a second-form student at Glenmuir High School in Clarendon, Ebony Lewis already has four Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) passes.

Published:Sunday | August 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | August 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

You know you're an adult

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Dream is just dreaming It only lasts for one day, no longerJust a night

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It's the same old story and same old song

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Dear Mr Editor,

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Maybe if I was someone else you would climb a mountain for me

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Beyond St Petersburg, 16 miles south in Tsarskoe Selo, aka Tsar's Village, lies fabulous Catherine's Palace.

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Jamaican poet Ishion Hutchinson has won the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry with his debut collection Far District.

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Dr Garth 'Shaka Pow' McDonald is an easily recognisable face within two vastly different fields in Jamaica.

Published:Sunday | August 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | August 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | August 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Chris Browne, award-winning writer/producer/di-rector, was born and raised in rural Jamaica without what many now consider basic necessities such as a television sets and telephones.

Published:Sunday | August 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The following is another in a series of articles provided by the Jamaica China Friendship Association.

Published:Sunday | August 7, 2011 | 12:00 AM

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'.

Published:Sunday | August 7, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The following is the conclusion of a feature on R.N.A Henriques, one of Jamaica's most seasoned legal minds.

Published:Sunday | August 7, 2011 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | July 31, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Wayne Brown died in September 2009, but his colleagues and students - not necessarily in that order - spoke for him recently at 'The Scent of the Past: Stories and Remembrances'.

Published:Sunday | July 31, 2011 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | July 31, 2011 | 12:00 AM

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...

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