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Published:Friday | October 6, 2017 | 12:00 AM

tomorrow'Hall for the LordSt JamesCome Celebrate Jesus is at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, Featuring Kurt Carr, Marion Hall, Kevin Downswell, Ramone Watson, and more.Special 5KKgnHave fun running, walking, wheeling at Digicel 5K for Special...

Published:Friday | October 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew

Cocoa Tea is synonymous with socially conscious and soulful lyrics. And while this has not changed, the man who sang 18 and Over, Ryker's Island, Come Again, and Israel's King, among other popular songs, has plans to take his music in a different...

Published:Friday | October 6, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Imagine taking a tale as old as time then telling it in a fresh and newly imaginative way while remarkably staying true to the spirit of the original. Director of JM Barrie's Peter Pan, Sally Crookson's interpretation of the classic tale is an...

Published:Friday | October 6, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD series starts tomorrow with a broadcast of Bellini's Norma. The performance, will feature Sondra Radvanovsky in the titular role with Joseph Calleja as Pollione, Joyce DiDonato as Adalgisa, and Matthew Rose as...

Published:Friday | October 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

With 10 albums to his credit, the most recent being Urban Poet (2015), in a career propelled by the 2000 hit single Love So Nice, followed by an album of that name, Junior Kelly performs overseas a lot. His birthday on September 23 was special just...

Published:Thursday | October 5, 2017 | 8:16 PM

This Saturday (October 7), has been designated 'Caribbean Day of Giving' #CaribbeanDayofGiving #CDoG, which will be launched through a radiothon to support Caribbean countries affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Due to the...

Published:Thursday | October 5, 2017 | 12:07 AM

Music and Pool Series (MAPS) surpassed expectations, as usual, when it was staged at Marley Beach in Boscobel, St Mary, recently.As patrons walked into the venue, they could feel the excitement. A lot of thought also went into the design and layout...

Published:Thursday | October 5, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Reggae singer Sophia Brown is scheduled to undergo arthroscopic surgery on her left knee today, as part of her healing process following a near-tragic motor vehicle accident in the US, on Saturday, July 15. Brown was travelling in a car with two...

Published:Thursday | October 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small

Denver 'Feluke' Smith will be heading to Mexico for the second stage of aggressive cancer treatment as early as this weekend.Two weeks ago, friends of the ailing musician rallied around to organise a benefit concert in the hopes of making light...

Published:Thursday | October 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew

New York-based performing arts group Vissi Dance Theatre held its inaugural show at the Vera Moody Concert Hall at the Edna Manley College for the Visual and Performing Arts recently.The small auditorium was barely filled, but the energy was high...

Published:Wednesday | October 4, 2017 | 12:11 AMMarcia Rowe

Saturday's show was the second of the Wolmer's Dance Troupe 27th Season of Dance. And on an evening when the raindrops pounded the roof of the Little Theatre, the Barbara McDaniel-led company, danced their way into the annals of memory.Lighting,...

Published:Wednesday | October 4, 2017 | 12:11 AMMel Cooke

In 2015, poet Malachi Smith visited a Confucius Garden in Tainan, Taiwan. He took a number of pictures there, one ending up as the cover art for his latest album, Wiseman.The connection is not lost on Smith, who suggested a number of album titles...

Published:Wednesday | October 4, 2017 | 12:11 AM

Poet Malachi Smith delivers the 13 tracks on Wiseman with unmistakable conviction, from the opening juxtaposition of Jamaica's often contradictory characteristics in Yard, to the up-tempo benediction of Blessed.Throughout the set, he utilises the...

Published:Wednesday | October 4, 2017 | 12:09 AM

Jeff Bauman loses both his legs after the tragic Boston Marathon bombing. He now embarks on a relentless and heroic mission of physical and emotional rehabilitation. Stronger is based on the incredible memoir of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary American who...

Published:Wednesday | October 4, 2017 | 12:09 AM

When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow during a visit to London, headstrong Wendy (Madeleine Worrall, Jane Eyre) helps him re-attach it. In return she is invited to Neverland - where Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily and the...

Published:Wednesday | October 4, 2017 | 12:09 AM

The 2017-18 Met Opera Live in HD season opens at Carib 5, with a new production of Vincenzo Bellini's masterpiece, starring Sondra Radvanovsky as the Druid priestess and Joyce DiDonato as her arch rival, Adalgisa. Tenor Joseph Calleja is Pollione,...

Published:Wednesday | October 4, 2017 | 12:08 AM

A dreadful plane crash led two strangers to forge an unbreakable connection built on fortitude, endurance and reliance to survive the extreme elements of a snow-covered mountain. The Mountain Between Us is directed by Academy Award nominee Hany Abu-...

Published:Wednesday | October 4, 2017 | 12:08 AM

A new Blade Runner (Ryan Gosling) discovers a dark secret that could bring demise to humanity. This discovery leads him on a search for a former Blade Runner who has disappeared for 30 years.Blade Runner 2049 is a sequel to the 1982 film Blade...

Published:Wednesday | October 4, 2017 | 12:05 AM

After the scintillating performances of the 'He's Alive' concert three years ago, Sound of Man has reunited for 'Hero'. This time, the quintet is scheduled to harmonise on the 47th anniversary of Swallowfield Chapel, October 15 at 6 p.m."Hero'...

Published:Wednesday | October 4, 2017 | 12:04 AM

The St Andrew Parish Church will come alive on October 8 as some of the most talented men in classical music will display their talents at a concert in aid of the church.Dubbed 'Men perform for Christ', the event will see performances from the likes...

Published:Tuesday | October 3, 2017 | 1:02 PMShereita Grizzle

His career on the track might have come to an end, but sprinter Usain Bolt is still in winning mode. The world’s fastest man was recently honoured by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, for his role as executive producer on...

Published:Tuesday | October 3, 2017 | 12:05 AM

Boosting founder Val Blake's aphorism that "things of quality have no fear of time," the 27th edition of the Merritone Homecoming and Family Reunion had a typically convivial and fulsome launch at the Waterfalls lounge (15 years as the HQ for...

Published:Tuesday | October 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small

The visual adaptation of Marlon James' Man Booker prize-winning, 'A Brief History of Seven Killings', has found its director. Melina Matsoukas, chief director of the HBO series Insecure, will tackle adaptation for Amazon Studios.Matsoukas is...

Published:Tuesday | October 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

Ka'Bu Ma'at Kheru has a good chuckle as she recounts some young people being asked if blue drawers are worn or eaten, the youngsters guessing that it is a garment rather than a meal.There is no joking around in the title of her new poetry collection...

Published:Monday | October 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

Tickets are now officially on sale for a reggae concert celebrating the 40th anniversary of Bob Marley's legendary Exodus album.In 1999, Time magazine named Exodus the best album of the 20th century. Its 10 songs are Natural Mystic, So Much Things...

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