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Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:23 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP): Charles Santore, an illustrator known for his richly detailed and whimsical interpretations of classic children’s books, has died, his daughter said. Christina Santore said that her father died Sunday after a brief illness in...

Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:21 AM

Sister memories I remember my sister for hopscotch days dandy shandy ball ground being chased bullied because we wore trainer bras it was not such a funny memory when in her twenties just after her second child birth a...

Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:21 AMPaul H. Williams - Arts and Education Writer

Patrons who attended the Carib Collective musical showcase on Wednesday, August 14, at 2a Strathairn Avenue in St Andrew were treated to an eclectic mix of music from emerging artistes Yeza, Earth and the Fullness, Notis Heavyweight Rockas, Sarah...

Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:21 AM

In our continuing series, we showcase the work of animators who will be part of the C.A.G.E. (Cosplay. Animation. Gaming. Esports) exhibition on August 31, which will be held at the University of Technology, Jamaica. The event is an effort to bring...

Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:21 AM

BE! The Akoben Aesthetic, Against the Odds, an exhibition of works by multimedia artists Omari Ra (aka Afrikan) and K. Khalifani Ra opens Thursday, August 29 at 6p.m. at the Olympia Gallery. Omari Ra is the current head of painting at the Edna...

Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:20 AM

In some ways, Anton Nimblett, author of the seventeen short stories in Now/After, is reminiscent of Jean Rhys. There are at least four stories – ‘Perseverance Village’, ‘Something Promised’, ‘In This Night Air’ and ‘Spouter Inn’ – where we see the...

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:28 AMPaul H. Williams - Sunday Gleaner Writer

As his citation was being read, The University of the West Indies’ (UWI) professor emeritus of English, Edward Baugh, stood very still with his eyes fixed to the ceiling of the Louise Bennett Garden Theatre in St Andrew. He did not fidget. It was...

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:27 AM
Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:21 AM

This is a wake up call This a wakeup call to all Jamaicans we fi stop from take cons from politicians, Old and young all the same, Babylon have you playing their games, Your like children in the lands, it’s time to stand up as man and woman, If...

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:14 AM

Jamaicans who are from St Ann should be quite proud of the sons of their parish who have made an indelible mark in the world – the parish is home to larger-than-life personalities Robert Nesta Marley and the Right Excellent Marcus Garvey. Garvey...

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:12 AM

Book: The Edge of the World Authors: Julian Iragorri and Lou Aronica Reviewer: Glenville Ashby Julian Iragorri and Lou Aronica traverse time, cities, and cultures in The Edge of the World. It is a deftly penned narrative based on what a famous...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:30 AMOpal Palmer Adisa - Contributor

“Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another,” -Toni Morrison Any writer over the age of forty who is worth his/her weight in salt knows of Toni Morrison’s works, and probably...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:30 AM

A professional development workshop themed ‘Parent, Teacher Bonding – Collaborating For Success’ will be hosted on August 29 at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:29 AM

RUBiS Energy Jamaica is broadening the reach of its InPulse Art Programme based at Dunoon Technical High School in Kingston to welcome students from outside of the East Kingston vicinity to enrol in the community-aided programme. According to RUBiS...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:15 AMChristopher Serju - Sunday Gleaner Writer

A sculptor who is yet to delve into that medium, a musician at heart, budding poet, writer and a visual artist, Romaine McNeil packs quite a punch. Her journey in the fine arts, she said, was refined at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:15 AM

In our continuing series, we highlight the work of animators who will be part of the C.A.G.E. (Cosplay. Animation. Gaming. Esports) exhibition on August 31 at the University of the Technology, Jamaica. The event is an effort to bring together the...

Published:Monday | August 5, 2019 | 5:21 PMAmitabh Sharma

“I am pleasantly surprised, or should I say I might be speechless, too,” said Alkesei Sazonov, head of consular section, Embassy of the Russian Federation in Jamaica. His reaction was not centred around any geopolitical discussion or debating on...

Published:Monday | August 5, 2019 | 5:20 PMAnn-Margaret Lim - Contributor - -

In A Sip of Cerasee Tea: Taking the Boldest Steps, we see the author, Sandra E. Williams chronicling the life of a young woman – Sanaa Wallenston –whose social awareness awakening coincided with the lead up years to the 1980 election in Jamaica....

Published:Sunday | August 4, 2019 | 12:19 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP): Over 100 people packed the lobby of a San Francisco public high school to view a controversial mural criticised as racist and degrading for its depiction of black and Native American people. Officials allowed visitors to see the...

Published:Sunday | August 4, 2019 | 12:17 AM

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) The death of Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez elicited international praise for a man who boldly experimented with colour, but the muted reaction from Venezuela’s government and the decay of some of his Caracas art works...

Published:Sunday | August 4, 2019 | 12:10 AM

Book Review: The Music Vendor and Other Stories of Kingston Author: St Hope Earl McKenzie Critic: Glenville Ashby, PhD The Music Vendor is subtly intoxicating. Written with poise and seamless passion, it captures the aesthetics of Jamaican life....

Published:Sunday | July 28, 2019 | 12:23 AM

IGT Jamaica recently partnered with the Image Training Centre to bring together a group of 16 young men for a career-development workshop called ‘Success GPS: Be the Champ!’. The workshop is a component of IGT Jamaica’s After School Advantage (ASA...

Published:Sunday | July 28, 2019 | 12:22 AM

The National Library of Jamaica (NLJ) brought down the curtains on the 2019 staging of its All Flowers are Roses: Poetry and Self-Defence Series on Friday, July 19, 2019. At the Open Day event, excited participants showcased the fruits of a week’s...

Published:Sunday | July 28, 2019 | 12:22 AM

On August 31, the C.A.G.E. (Cosplay. Animation. Gaming. Esports) exhibition, to be held at the University of the Technology, Jamaica, auditorium will bring together the three major areas in millennial entertainment (Cosplay, animation, and gaming...

Published:Sunday | July 28, 2019 | 12:22 AM

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