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Published:Sunday | August 20, 2017 | 8:00 AMKimberley Small

The big question for most film-makers is how to get it distributed. The majority of local box office sales are generated from importing primarily Hollywood films in local theatres.Last November, Lennie Little-White presented the idea of bolstering...

Published:Sunday | August 20, 2017 | 8:00 AMRoy Black

Although some may not agree that Vere Johns' contribution to nation building was enough to make him a candidate for national hero, there can be no denying that he laid a very important pillar in the establishment of reggae music through his talent...

Published:Sunday | August 20, 2017 | 8:00 AMKimberley Small

Taking a film from script paper to celluloid (or DCT formatting), from pre-production to post-production, the journey is often described as a life-changing, enlightening and harrowing ordeal. After it leaves the hands of film editors, sound...

Published:Sunday | August 20, 2017 | 8:00 AMPaul Williams

In Rasta: A Soul's Journey, Donisha Prendergast travels around the world to find out what it means to be Rastafari, to come to terms with her own identity as a Rastawoman. Some of the things she found brought her to tears, exposing her vulnerability...

Published:Sunday | August 20, 2017 | 8:00 AMStephanie Lyew

The voice of reggae-dancehall recording artiste Charly Black cannot be mistaken for any other. His signature sounds and intro style contrasts well with the sultry voice of male singer-songwriter Dasu on the newly released single Turn Back Time."The...

Published:Saturday | August 19, 2017 | 8:00 AMCurtis Campbell

With some sections of the country currently grappling with an upsurge in violence, the police have taken the decision to deny or restrict permits that are granted for events held in some troublesome areas.The decision has seen members of the music...

Published:Saturday | August 19, 2017 | 8:00 AMRasbert Turner

Former Rising Star contestant Ricardo 'Big Pop' Rankine is seeking to join the fight against crime with his new single, We Are One.Rankine says the song has been getting good support and have the musical input of artistes Singer J and Turbulence,...

Published:Friday | August 18, 2017 | 8:03 PM

From all indications, the staging of the internationally acclaimed Afro Punk Festival in London and Paris, were tremendously successful and drew a wide cross section of patrons. As the organisers make final preparations for the New York instalment...

Published:Friday | August 18, 2017 | 8:00 AMMichael Reckord

It is back-to-school time and tens of thousands of children and adults are psyching themselves up for a year of hard studying, the traditional path to academic success. But there may be a way to make that journey not only more successful, but also...

Published:Friday | August 18, 2017 | 8:00 AM

Vanessa Williams, CEO of Glamoura Talent Agency, was incorrectly identified as Melinda Smith in Monday's edition of The Gleaner. We regret the error.

Published:Friday | August 18, 2017 | 8:00 AM

There is heightened concern within many inner-city communities that the implementation of the zones of special operation (ZOSO) law could greatly impact entertainment activities and by extension economic gains."It is going to put a dent in the...

Published:Friday | August 18, 2017 | 8:00 AMKimberley Small

The creator of India's first reggae sound system, Taru Dalmia, says he yearn for the opportunity to work with the likes of Chronixx and Kabaka Pyramid."We voice a lot of dubplates with both Jamaican and Indian artistes. Some are voiced on new...

Published:Friday | August 18, 2017 | 8:00 AMShereita Grizzle

'We want to make a change'. That's the general consensus among the entertainers and popular personalities who have been chosen as ambassadors for the Save a Child, Change a Nation initiative.The plan, which falls under the Ministry of National...

Published:Friday | August 18, 2017 | 8:00 AM

Ranked one of the five best theatrical gender swaps of all time, Tamsin Greig portrays the puritanical character 'Malvolia' in Simon Godwin's rendition of the Shakespearian comedy Twelfth Night.This gender-bending production from National Theatre...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:17 PM

  This year's 21st Hapilos Digital Music Awards, is set to award a top female producer for music they produced during the period of April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017. Nominees in this category, include Paypaz Chasez Muzic...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:00 AMCurtis Campbell

UK based recording artiste, Epik Jones is promoting a new record titled Dancehall Girl, which he hopes will tap into the international market, especially since Jamaican music has been experiencing a rebirth courtesy of Major Lazer, Justin Bieber,...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:00 AM

Today, fans across more than 50 countries can tune in to the Live VR broadcast of 'A Head Full of Dreams Tour' from Soldier Field via Samsung Gear VR.Samsung Electronics America and Live Nation, will broadcast Coldplay's tour live in virtual reality...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:00 AMKimberley Small

Tribe Sankofa, a local performing arts collective, will journey to Barbados on Friday for the Carifesta XIII Symposium.Founded and artistically directed by Fabian Thomas, Tribe Sankofa was established in 2011. They describe themselves as a...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:00 AM

Reggae artiste Warrior King, real name, Mark Dyer, joins the likes of Steel Pulse, Anthony B, Sizzla and others, for the eighth annual, One Love, One Heart Reggae Festival on Saturday, September 2 and Sunday, September 3 at the Yolo County Fair...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:00 AM

Since the July 21 release of his fourth solo studio album Stony Hill, Damian 'Junior Gong' Marley, admits that his focus is less on album sales and more on sharing his music with fans through live performances and digital streams.Popular digital...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:38 PMKimberley Small

Spartan Health Club, franchise holder for Miss Jamaica World, have denied all claims of being aware of Shaneke William's hazy past. Once accused of aiding and abetting rape and sexual touching of a minor, Williams entered the...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AMStephanie Lyew

The energy at the Creative Writing Workshop, hosted by SenYAcum Edutainment, as part of the activities of the seventh annual Jamaica Poetry Festival, outweighed the number of attendees. Though it was not selective to one age group, both children and...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AM

There's no barbeque like a Jack Daniel's Southern Style Back Yaad Bar-b-que, the original and still the best.On Sunday, August 20, the UWI Mona Visitors' Lodge will be transformed to host this premium all-you-can-eat event from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m."We...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AM

When the avaricious mayor of Oakton City threatens to destroy the city park, home to Surly Squirrel (Will Arnett) and his friends, they must join forces to abort his plans to build a dysfunctional amusement park and reclaim their home. Spearheading...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AM

Former toymaker Sam Mullins and his wife, Esther, are happy to welcome a nun and six orphaned girls into their California farmhouse. Years earlier, the couple's 7-year-old daughter Annabelle died in a tragic car accident. Terror soon strikes when...

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