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Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:00 AMShereita Grizzle

Several students from secondary institutions across the island were rewarded for works submitted in the recently concluded annual Earth Day Competition and Awards Ceremony hosted by the Natural History Museum of Jamaica, a division of the Institute...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:00 AMMarcia Rowe

Creatively arranged and justly executed songs was the hallmark of the Mona Campus Male Chorus' concert, A Seranade to Mother, held recently at the Temple of Light on Fairway Avenue. But the programme saw more than a serenade. Songs were complemented...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:00 AM

Roger Moore, who died Tuesday at age 89, didn't seem to take Bond that seriously even while playing him. Burdened with following Sean Connery as Agent 007, Moore kept it light, using a wry, amused tone and perpetually arched eyebrow as if he had...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:00 AM

Former chairman of LIME and CEO of Ready TV, Christopher 'Pappa CD' Dehring, and Queen's Counsel Ian 'DJ QC' Wilkinson will go up against Rankin Pumpkin, the Japanese entrant who is in the top tier of thecurrent Magnum Kings and Queens competition,...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:00 AM

The Honourable Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism,has tasked Downsound Entertainment, organisers of Reggae Sumfest and led by Josef Bogdanovich, to craft an outstanding entertainment package for the upcoming tourism summit, staged by the United...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Reggae singer Courtney 'Papa Biggy' Porteous is enjoying success with his latest single, Walk With God.The song has connected with music lovers globally and the singer is not surprised, considering the inspiration behind its recording."I was...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:00 AMMel Cooke

In January 2015, when Tanya Shirley's poetry collection, The Merchant of Feathers (Peepal Tree Press), was officially presented to the public, music played a major role in the function at Lecture Theatre 3, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:00 AMMel Cooke

After ESPN reported last week that Nico Marley was signed by the Washington Redskins football team as an undrafted free agent, general manager of the Bob Marley Foundation, Marie Bruce, is reminding the public about the family's history of exercise....

Published:Wednesday | May 24, 2017 | 5:42 PM

The jury that will hear the sex assault case against Bill Cosby will include two blacks among its 12 members. Prosecutors and the defense team on Wednesday also selected three of six alternates, and two of them are black. Cosby's...

Published:Wednesday | May 24, 2017 | 5:00 AM

Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchanan butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.Baywatch is an American action-comedy directed by Seth Gordon, based on the television series of...

Published:Wednesday | May 24, 2017 | 5:00 AM

Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Captain Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Captain Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. Jack's...

Published:Wednesday | May 24, 2017 | 5:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Foundation reggae singer and patriarch of the Morgan Heritage family, Denroy Morgan, is advocating for artistes to use the powerful vehicle that is called music to bring about change."Music is a vehicle; it is a very powerful medium to use for...

Published:Wednesday | May 24, 2017 | 5:00 AM

Reggae singer Sophia Brown, who has used her stirring voice to mesmerise fans over the years, is turning up the heat with her sizzling new single, Love Zone.The seductive song and video, which are laced with sexual innuendos, is sure to set hearts...

Published:Wednesday | May 24, 2017 | 5:00 AM

Fresh from a successful debut last year, patrons say they are ready again for another motion on the ocean, making the Jazz Cruise an additional major element on the programme of the International Ocho Rios Jazz Festival once more.The 2017 renewal of...

Published:Tuesday | May 23, 2017 | 5:41 PM

Ariana Grande has indefinitely suspended her world tour. The 23-year-old singer has reportedly pulled out of her next concert, in London tomorrow, and is currently planning to reschedule the rest of her European shows following a suspected...

Published:Tuesday | May 23, 2017 | 5:02 AM

It's Monday afternoon at Jamaica College (JC) and the integrated science lab is buzzing with life, despite a downpour outside.It's not class as usual at JC, one of 12 high schools participating in the JN Foundation's Science Genius Jamaica project....

Published:Tuesday | May 23, 2017 | 5:00 AMShereita Grizzle

Michael Holgate's Garvey: The Musical will soon come to a close - again. The curtains come down on a three-weekend run next week.The musical, which was first staged in October last year, made its return to the Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative...

Published:Tuesday | May 23, 2017 | 5:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP):Alien: Covenant edged out Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 in a weekend space battle at the box office.Ridley Scott's latest Alien exploit opened with US$36m ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. Guardians was close...

Published:Monday | May 22, 2017 | 5:48 PM

  Having gained a massive ground swell with the staging of 30 editions of ‘Thursday Night Live’ shows, featuring 30 special guests over 30 weeks, DiMario McDowell in association with 2A Seafood and Grill will be hosting the ‘...

Published:Monday | May 22, 2017 | 5:00 AMShereita Grizzle

The Jamaica Film and Television Association (JAFTA), in partnership with Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) and the CHASE Fund, has announced the finalists in the 2017 installation of the annual JAFTA Propella film initiative.The five finalists...

Published:Monday | May 22, 2017 | 5:00 AMDamian Levy

When 1979's Alien was first released, the world was introduced to one of the most iconic monsters in cinema history. Now, 38 years later, that same monster is being reintroduced to audiences with Alien: Covenant.Set 10 years after the last...

Published:Monday | May 22, 2017 | 5:00 AMKimberley Small

The Reggae Revival Concert and Beach Party was the highlight event of the one-week Tmrw.Tday Culture Festival, which ends tomorrow. As the name suggests, the concert was heralded by some of Jamaica's contemporary reggae artistes affiliated with the...

Published:Monday | May 22, 2017 | 5:00 AMKimberley Small

At the Reggae Revival Concert and Beach Party, which took place at The Boardwalk Village, Negril, on Saturday night, Sevana delivered a seasoned performance. The young singer recently concluded her first international tour, opening for Protoje and...

Published:Sunday | May 21, 2017 | 5:31 PMKimberley Small

Crew Love, the six hour afternoon jam session orchestrated by the Tmrw.Tday Culture Festival team was impeded, but not completely interrupted by inclement weather. At about 3 p.m., approximately halfway through the festivities, the rain came,...

Published:Sunday | May 21, 2017 | 5:00 AMShereita Grizzle

After years of lamenting on the lack of government support and even support from entertainers in the music industry, it seems local dancers are finally taking steps to ensure they profit from a craft that has benefited everyone except them as...

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