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Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:17 AM

‘Requiem’, an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Courtney Hogarth, opens on Thursday, March 7, at the Olympia Gallery, 202 Old Hope Road, at 6p.m. Hope Brooks, retired dean of the School of Visual Arts at the Edna Manley College of the Visual...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Dillon Allenye, an applied economist by profession who has applied econometrics and public finance, will be mounting his first solo exhibition Dis-Equilibrium. The exhibition, a showcase of 30-oil-on canvas pieces, captures aspects of Caribbean...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:16 AMChristopher Serju - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Nutramix is this year celebrating Youth in Agriculture by getting 12 youngsters to share their success stories with Jamaica via a calendar that makes for an informative, colourful, and visually attractive document, detailing their hard work,...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:15 AM

Peter A. Roberts’ A Response to Enslavement: Playing their Way to Virtue explores the phenomenology of oppression. Roberts veers into conflicts of identity and the moulding of the newly arrived captives in the Americas. Their renaming, craftily...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:07 AM

Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek – Barack Obama

Published:Sunday | February 24, 2019 | 12:31 AM

Equipping people for jobs of the future is the aim of the upcoming Education...

Published:Sunday | February 24, 2019 | 12:30 AM

Senator Pearnel Charles Jr, UNESCO Youth Advisory Chair and State Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade on Wednesday, February 13, met with the region’s four guild presidents of the University of the West Indies (UWI). According to...

Published:Sunday | February 24, 2019 | 12:29 AMAlex Gray - Contributor

Much has been written about the dangers of screen time for children. It is well known that Bill Gates and Steve Jobs limited their offspring’s use of technology, well placed as they were to see how addictive it can be. The American Academy of...

Published:Sunday | February 24, 2019 | 12:29 AMPaul H. Williams - Contributor

At the Association of Jamaica Potters’ annual art and craft fair held in December last year, Winroy Messam, at age 22, was probably the youngest artist selling his work at the event. On display and on sale, he had drawings done in ‘cross-hatching...

Published:Sunday | February 24, 2019 | 12:29 AMAnn Margaret Lim - Contributor

‘The Ice Migration’ by Jacqueline Crooks is a collection of short stories tracing a family’s migratory patterns over four generations. The reader meets the Indian indentured labour Lula family in Roaring River, Westmoreland, Jamaica, in 1912 and...

Published:Sunday | February 17, 2019 | 12:19 AM

Since the 2016 election of United States (US) President Donald Trump and the publication of J. D. Vance’s memoir Hillbilly Elegy that same year, Appalachia has returned to the national ­spotlight in the US...

Published:Sunday | February 17, 2019 | 12:19 AM

KIRKLAND, Wash (AP): Bill and Melinda Gates are pushing back against a new wave of criticism about whether billionaire philanthropy is a force for good. The couple, whose foundation has the largest endowment in the world, say they are not fazed by...

Published:Sunday | February 17, 2019 | 12:19 AM

A British judge has ruled that people who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw legal stones, rejecting a claim that a viewing platform at London’s Tate Modern art gallery invaded the privacy of residents in luxury apartments next door...

Published:Sunday | February 17, 2019 | 12:19 AMAmitabh Sharma

Published:Sunday | February 17, 2019 | 12:17 AM

Technology is all around us, and when used properly, it has many positives. Although those positives are well documented, many people are not convinced that using technology in the classroom is a good thing. After all, many students, while at home...

Published:Sunday | February 17, 2019 | 12:14 AM

On Tuesday, February 12, The Western Tertiary Debates Competition was launched at the Sam Sharpe Teachers’ College in Granville, St James...

Published:Sunday | February 17, 2019 | 12:13 AMGlenville Ashby

Earl Lovelace needs no introduction. Masterfully original and versatile, his literary work has captivated ­generations. Honoured with ­numerous awards, including Trinidad and Tobago’s Chaconia Medal (gold), the President’s Medal...

Published:Sunday | February 17, 2019 | 12:02 AM
Published:Sunday | February 10, 2019 | 12:17 AM

Recorded history has shown that humans have had a long-standing fascination with flying, so much so that Greeks immortalised it in the my

Published:Sunday | February 10, 2019 | 12:17 AM

Saint International models made history as they were showcased in the coffee table book Balenciaga: Winter 18 that chronicles backstage, rehearsals, and runway action of Balenciaga Fall/Winter 2018 show held last year March in Paris. The book...

Published:Sunday | February 10, 2019 | 12:17 AM

As unlikely as it seems, the building in this photograph was once the bustling train station of Montpelier in St James. It was the hub for connecting parts of Hanover and Westmoreland with towns across Jamaica. May Pen, Mandeville, Spanish Town,...

Published:Sunday | February 10, 2019 | 12:17 AM

Classrooms in many parts of the world are increasingly diverse. International migration patterns have significantly changed the cultural make-up of many industrialised societies and, by extension, their school-aged populations. Such changes are...

Published:Sunday | February 10, 2019 | 12:15 AM

Immerse   I arrive at swimming dive in the pool, a cooling sensation greets me – so familiar, but it gets better every time.   I remember the first time – I cried. Now the bubbles that rise deliver a message.   I rise...

Published:Sunday | February 10, 2019 | 12:15 AM

It has become almost standard that during the month of February, Reggae Month, and particularly on February 1, the birthday of Dennis Emmanuel Brown, radio disc jockeys will invite their listeners to call in to the various programmes and ­...

Published:Sunday | February 10, 2019 | 12:14 AM

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