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Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew

Saints Peter and Paul Preparatory School recently hosted a compelling Heritage Day celebration.The event, under the theme 'Embracing Our National Heroes and Heroine in Concert', featured performances from the student body, the teaching and...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Numbered among the unsung heroes in early Jamaican music is Lloyd 'Parrow' Clarke, who is also among Jamaica's most gifted vocalists and songwriters.When Clarke wrote and recorded the slow piece I Know The Reason, in 1962, many thought it was a...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

With Peter Tosh's birthday being celebrated on Thursday, October 19, on Friday, a symposium was slated for the University of the West Indies and yesterday was the date for the 2017 Peter Tosh Music Festival. In 2011, the symposium was titled 'Peter...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

Lewis intends to develop The Incursion into feature documentary"I just keep remembering that it is my little sister and because she was black, we use to curse her and tell her that is because she black she give so much problem. I don't know what I...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:00 AM

On the trailer for Sasha-Gay Lewis' short documentary, The Incursion, there is a figure which differs dramatically from the state's numbers about the Tivoli Incursion of 2010. The film reads, "at the end of the raid over 150 civilians were dead."...

Published:Saturday | October 21, 2017 | 12:58 AMMel Cooke

Argentina's ambassador to Jamaica, Ariel Fernandez, is very enthusiastic about Jamaican popular music.

Published:Saturday | October 21, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The new release, Marching Orders, by The Green, was the top album on the iTunes ranking of reggae albums up to early yesterday morning. It was ahead of Legend (Remastered) by Bob Marley and the Wailers, another new release separating that 'best of'...

Published:Saturday | October 21, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Riding on the heels of a successful brand relaunch, Yello continues to deliver innovative experiences for customers and users to find all things local, even those 'hidden gems'.They recently launched the 'Find Yello Treasure Hunt Series' islandwide...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small

From his introductory mixtape In Comes the Small Axe and breakout single Modern Day Judas, Jesse Royal has developed to the recent release of his debut album, Lily of Da Valley. The album is the top set on the Billboard Reggae Album Chart, and Jesse...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew

Ahead of the Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) week and the Intercultural Dialogue Conference, co-founder of Jamaican Youth Empowerment through Culture, Arts and Nationalism, Abrahim Simmonds, spoke about a gap in perceiving Jamaica's...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMMichael Reckord

Visitors to Jamaica for last week's Rex Nettleford Arts Conference at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA) got a chance to also see our society through the eyes of others.Performing and visual artists communicated...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MoviesSee the suspense thriller The Snowman, showing at the cinemas this weekend.Doing ShotsEnjoy Smirnoff Ulti Shots at St Lucia Car Park, New Kgn, tomorrow, starting at 8 p.m. Adm: $700 presold, $1,000 at the gate'Call' MeHave fun at Call Centre...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AM

fridayPoetry HangoutSt AndrewFriday Poetry Hangout: Open Mic is at Bookophilia, 92 Hope Rd, 7 p.m. rto 9 p.m.Peter Tosh SymposiumSt AndrewThe 2017 Peter Tosh Symposium, Equal Rights and Justice: Examining Peter Tosh as the Voice of the Down-Pressed...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Sat, Oct 21KgnMelody presents Drinkers Drink-Up at the corner of Bond and Blunt streets. Music by a popular disco.FUTURE EVENTSSat, Oct 28St AndrewMarlene Dancing Queen presents her birthnight bash called Gold and White 50th Edition, Only the Strong...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

Chevaughn got out of bed on his birthday last week Saturday. Although that may be taken as a given for any day, he put it in the context of deciding to meet the day and wherever it brought."It is a powerful decision every day, not to be just alive,...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The Met: Live in HD continued its 12th season on Saturday, October 14, with live cinema transmission of Julie Taymor's production of Mozart's Die Zauberflˆte (The Magic Flute). It had an estimated attendance of 58,403 in North America, earning a...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

The first few times Ian 'Ity' Ellis sat in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) class last year, some fellow students were scanning the room for a hidden camera, believing it was yet another prank for the Ity...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:22 AMMel Cooke

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

I do not really like basketball, but in the 1990s, I hardly missed a televised game with Michael Jordan. It was not that the Chicago Bulls were 'threepeating' in the NBA - if tuning in to winners was the objective, I would have gone on to watch...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew

The Tastee Talent Contest judges did not know what was coming their way when 11-year-old Nadine Sutherland performed Peter Tosh's Buk-in-Hamm Palace.The single spoke of music and herb as the healing of the...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarolyn Sinclair

Despite the passing of Category 4 Hurricane Irma on September 10, which wiped out several homes and businesses in the Florida Keys, promoters of BRT Weekend did not allow plans for the fourth and final staging of their six-party weekend road trip...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew

Toots and the Maytals has been confirmed as the main act for an acoustic show in New York City today - a concert that is aimed at raising funds for youth education in Jamaica.Non-profit organisation Rockhouse Foundation, now in its 13th year, is...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

While on a family vacation at a campground, Madea, Bam and Hattie decide to explore, unaware that it is haunted. When monsters, goblins and the bogeyman are unleashed, the group must fight for survival.This comedy horror is the 10th in the Madea...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The legendary James Levine conducts one of the most dazzling productions in the Metropolitan Opera repertoire - Mozart's Die Zauberflote - starring South-African soprano Golda Schulz (Pamina), lyric tenor Charles Castronovo (Prince Tamino) and...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Harry Hole is an elite squad detective whose investigation into the death of a woman during the first snowfall of winter feels like anything but a routine homicide. His investigation leads him to The Snowman Killer, an elusive sociopath who...

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