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Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

Stronger; that is what the islandwide Culture clubs programme will be following the merger of three agencies under the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport. The...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small

Each year, celebrities, fine artists and art aficionados flock to the shores of Miami Beach for the extensive Art Basel exhibition.For the first time this year, a piece of sound system culture will be put on display by veteran sound system Irish...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Tyrese Gibson will now serve as his own attorney in his ongoing court battle surrounding his daughter.The 'Fast and Furious' star is locked in a legal battle with his ex-wife Norma, who is seeking to obtain a permanent restraining order against him...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The exciting and highly anticipated Bolshoi Ballet season will start with the company's most acclaimed production; Le Corsaire on Sunday, November 19, at 11:30 a.m. at the Palace Cineplex.Alexei Ratmansky and Yuri Burlaka's revival of Le Corsaire,...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Something dark is coming to Earth, and with the death of Superman, humanity could be in great danger. Fuelled by his restored faith in humanity, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of newfound ally - Diana Prince - to face an immense threat. But, they...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Hailed by the New York Times as "inventive and audacious", The Exterminating Angel is a surreal fantasy about a dinner party from which the guests can't escape. A group of mostly self-involved upper-class individuals are invited to a lavish, late-...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE MTV EMA's took place in London on Sunday night (Nov 12), with winners including Kendrick Lamar, Eminem and more.The award ceremony, which took place at Wembley Stadium, was hosted by Rita Ora, and had its fair share of funny moments.Stormzy was...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Johnny Depp has sold his fifth penthouse in Los Angeles.The Pirates of the Caribbean star has managed to offload his final penthouse in the luxurious Eastern Columbia Building in sunny LA for US$1.425 million, making it the fifth property he has...

Published:Tuesday | November 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarcia Rowe

Esther was a courageous, young Jewish girl who lived hundreds of years ago. Her story was written as one of the books of the Hebrew Scriptures, and remains relevant. Now, Father Ho Lung and Friends, through spectacular costumes, set, and props;...

Published:Tuesday | November 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarcia Rowe

Over the years, a wide cross section of students across Jamaica have journeyed to the National Arena to view one of Father Ho Lung's productions. These performances are held on Thursdays and Fridays during the two weeks of shows. This year was no...

Published:Monday | November 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew

Dat a Gwaan Jamaica reopens at the Phoenix Theatre, New Kingston, on November 17. The fast-moving sketches are written and directed by actress and broadcaster Dahlia Harris.Currently referred to as the dancehall comedy revue for its content and...

Published:Monday | November 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMDamian Levy

For the second time in nearly 50 years, the Agatha Christie novel Murder On The Orient Express has been adapted to film. The story follows the incomparable detective Hercule Poirot and his impossibly huge moustache.Hercule finds himself aboard The...

Published:Monday | November 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

On Saturday night, Sanchez sang for his school, St Andrew Technical High, and his school put a song in his heart with an unexpected award for 30 years of musical excellence. A banner proclaiming the landmark was held on stage for the appreciable and...

Published:Sunday | November 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small

It has long been the practice of politicians to use the music of entertainers as a means of injecting energy into their campaigns and political rallies, but according to Chronixx, he does not take kindly to the use of his music for political...

Published:Sunday | November 12, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The recent passing of Fats Domino and last week's Music Diaries article about him, has sparked comments from various quarters about who really is the King of Rock 'n' Roll and who had the greatest impact on the genre.Apart from Domino, perhaps the...

Published:Sunday | November 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew

Miami's Irie Foundation has extended help to the Alpha Institute (formerly Alpha Boys' School) to provide physical and financial assistance to the ongoing music programme. Under the guidance of its founder, DJ Irie, the official disc jockey for NBA...

Published:Sunday | November 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew

Over the last two weeks, the National Youth Orchestra of Jamaica (NYOJ) has been busy making arrangements for the new community orchestra location to be opened tomorrow, at the Simon Bolivar Cultural Centre, located at the intersection of North...

Published:Sunday | November 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

After not performing in Jamaica for more than a year, there was undoubtedly a hunger for Tanya Stephens' music, and fans who braved the inclement weather to attend her performance at the Macau Gaming Lounge on Thursday night left satisfied as she...

Published:Sunday | November 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarcia Rowe

From all account, the recent staging of the St Andrew High School for Girls (SAHS) Parent-Teacher Association 'Evening of Culture', was 'good' and 'amazing'.The theme for the concert, held in the school's Garden Theatre, was Let the Good Times Roll...

Published:Saturday | November 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

With the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) set to celebrate 55 years come 2018, the organisation has decided to open next year's festival season with islandwide development workshops.With a mandate to unearth, develop, promote and...

Published:Saturday | November 11, 2017 | 12:00 AM

It seems as if promoters of the BRT Weekend party series were able to pull off another successful staging despite a change of venue, due to the passing of Category 4 Hurricane Irma on September 10, which wiped out several homes and businesses in the...

Published:Friday | November 10, 2017 | 12:05 AMMichael Reckord

As a child, I used to go with my family to hear the Jamaica Military Band play on Sunday afternoons at Hope Gardens. Paul Johnson has reassured me that the more than half-century-old tradition continues every third Sunday. He said the military band...

Published:Friday | November 10, 2017 | 12:04 AM

Carnival brand Xaymaca International says it has so far experienced a 90 pre-registration target for its costumes for next year's carnival. The nearly one-year-old band will launch its costumes with a party, Luxe, tomorrow at Barbican Beach."Our...

Published:Friday | November 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

As the organisers of Rebel Salute get ready to celebrate their 25th anniversary, conceptualiser of the annual event, Tony Rebel, says he wants patrons to walk away from the next staging having experienced more than just a stage show."...

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