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Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2021 | 12:09 AM

Captain Artemis (Milla Jovovich) and her unit (TI Harris, Meagan Good, Diego Boneta) battle dangerous and powerful monsters in a world beyond the one we know. In their desperate battle for survival, the unit encounters the mysterious Hunter (Tony...

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2021 | 12:09 AM

Rancher Jim Hanson (Liam Neeson) is happy minding his business and tending his land in the middle of nowhere, but it’s a terrain traversed by drug cartels and human traffickers. He gets caught up in a hostile situation when he witnesses a young boy...

Published:Tuesday | January 12, 2021 | 12:09 AM

Tasjay Productions CEO, Tasjay James Smith, grew up in Jamaica listening to the great icon of reggae music Dennis Brown, and that predominantly motivated this noted Toronto-based producer to recreate something inspired by the prolific artiste. The...

Published:Tuesday | January 12, 2021 | 12:07 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Dancers who document their work on paper are continuously trying to teach a language that is not easily written, dance instructor and choreography Latonya Dillon, or Latonya Style, as she is known in professional circles, tells The Gleaner. “Some...

Published:Monday | January 11, 2021 | 12:13 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

A GoFundMe account has been set up to assist with the funeral expenses of veteran dancehall artiste, Sister Charmaine, who passed away last week in her sleep. The funeral is scheduled for this Saturday and the viewing takes place at the Crawford...

Published:Monday | January 11, 2021 | 12:12 AM

Whoopi Goldberg wants to be the first American Time Lord on Doctor Who. The 65-year-old actress and television personality had always wanted to be the first female doctor in the BBC science fiction series and even pitched the idea of a US spin-off...

Published:Monday | January 11, 2021 | 12:11 AMShereita Grizzle/Staff Reporter

Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of the West Indies, Mona, Donna Hope, has blasted as “cavalier and cruel,” recent rumours of the death of Marley matriarch, Rita. On Saturday, several reports surfaced on the worldwide web that the...

Published:Monday | January 11, 2021 | 12:11 AM

Poetry in Motion (PiM), Jamaica’s premier feast of the performing arts, joins the growing list of virtual events when it celebrates its 18th annual renewal on Sunday, February 28. Owing to the COVID-19 protocols and attendant restrictions, the...

Published:Monday | January 11, 2021 | 12:11 AMShereita Grizzle/Staff Reporter

Ras Zukes isn’t a popular name on the local music circuit, still, the reggae artiste has managed to rack up millions of listens on popular streaming platform SoundCloud. With more than 11 million streams on his single Eva Ready, Ras Zukes is...

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2021 | 12:12 AMYasmine Peru - Sunday Gleaner Writer

In 1969, not long after Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart started out in business, his graphic artist, Leroy ‘Artist’ Brown, went to his then Graham Heights residence in St Andrew to paint the ATL (Appliance Traders Limited) and Fedders air conditioning logos...

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2021 | 12:12 AMShereita Grizzle - Sunday Gleaner Writer

There have been numerous calls in recent times for a global reggae awards show hosted in Jamaica, by Jamaicans. Of course, there is the well-established Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) Honour Awards. Still, over the years, there has...

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2021 | 12:12 AMStephanie Lyew - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Last November, marking the 90th anniversary of the Coronation of Q’adamawi Haile Selassie and Empress Menen Asfaw, the Iniversal Development of Rastafari Inc, (IDOR) and the School of Sacrament Rastafari University (SOSACRU) collaborated on a...

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2021 | 12:10 AM

Three Little Birds, a song by Bob Marley and the Wailers, was the music of choice for supporters of United States President Donald Trump, who caused carnage when they descended on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, and I-Three member, Judy Mowatt, has...

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2021 | 12:10 AM

Conductor Rafael Payare was hired on Thursday as music director of the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, starting with the 2022-23 season. A Venezuelan who turns 41 on February 23, Payare follows the lengthy tenures of Montreal music directors...

Published:Saturday | January 9, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Lila Iké and Tessellated will join Richie Stephens, Jah9 and Cuban-American singer Jon Secada at the 2021 staging of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival. The event, which was last held in 2015, returns to the entertainment calendar in a virtual...

Published:Saturday | January 9, 2021 | 12:07 AM

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP): An aspiring rapper who performed under the name ‘Dank Frank’ won’t spend any more time in jail for burning down two rental houses owned by South Carolina’s governor. Frank Wilberding, 23, was sentenced Wednesday to...

Published:Saturday | January 9, 2021 | 12:07 AM

NEW YORK (AP): A planned book by Senator Josh Hawley, who objected to President-elect Joe Biden’s win and backed baseless claims that the election was stolen, has been cancelled by its publisher in the wake of the insurrection at the US Capitol by...

Published:Saturday | January 9, 2021 | 12:05 AMShereita Grizzle/Staff Reporter

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times ... it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness.” When tasked with reflecting on the year ending December 31, 2020, only that famous quote from Charles Dickens adequately sufficed....

Published:Friday | January 8, 2021 | 12:09 AM

Top Live Events of 2020 1. Grounation Series 2. Rebel Salute 3. Reggae Wednesdays 4. Simply Myrna 5. Weddy Weddy Top Virtual Events 1. Reggae Sumfest 2. Digicel Unplugged Series 3. JN Together We’re Strong Christmas Special 4. Appleton...

Published:Friday | January 8, 2021 | 12:09 AM

In the dancehall, the festive season certainly isn’t reserved for that special time of the year in the month of December. Festive is all year round. Festive is a lifestyle. Festive covers a whole gamut of activities, including those that are rife...

Published:Friday | January 8, 2021 | 12:08 AM

The year 2020 dished out more than its fair share of losses, but fortunately, no amount of tears can wash away the enduring legacy of those in music, film, theatre and dance, who answered the higher calling. In the words of baseball great, babe...

Published:Friday | January 8, 2021 | 12:05 AM

With the world on a lockdown tighter than a pressure cooker, owing to ‘Miss Corona’, the only agent with a visa, there was little that any human could do as the virus went on a rampage. But there was one force that was definitely equal to, and...

Published:Thursday | January 7, 2021 | 12:11 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

Producer Germaine ‘Blaqk Sheep’ Clarke had long ditched reggae in favour of dancehall, where he was convinced he had happily found his niche, turning out fast-moving projects which brought ultimate satisfaction. He earned his stripes for producing...

Published:Thursday | January 7, 2021 | 12:07 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP): Dr Dre says he will be “back home soon” after the music mogul received medical treatment at a Los Angeles hospital for a reported brain aneurysm. The rapper and producer said in a social media post Tuesday night that he’s...

Published:Thursday | January 7, 2021 | 12:07 AM

NEW YORK (AP): In a message taped for what turned out to be his final week as 'Jeopardy!' host, Alex Trebek urged the game show's viewers to honour the season of giving by helping victims of the coronavirus pandemic. Trebek's plea aired in the...

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