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Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRoy Black

The impact of the high exchange rate of the United States dollar in relation to the Jamaican dollar has been described by government and banking sources as having no real negative effect on the Jamaican economy. Be that as it may, the stark reality...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew

Once you start dancing with Member of Parliament for Eastern St Thomas Dr Fenton Ferguson, it's almost impossible to stop.The sprightly politician who is a lover of ska, reggae and rocksteady, is very knowledgeable of the genres, and...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

Even while inspiring people through her book to overcome their fears and pursue their dreams, Krystal Tomlinson wanted to do more. She started a competition series titled 'Fear Less, Do More', partnering with Jamaica National Small Business Loans...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkeem Masters

Throughout their careers, some dancehall artistes purchase flashy cars and name-brand clothes as they enjoy the lavish lifestyle that many of them sing about. But one financial expert is encouraging them to think about securing their future before...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

Chalice band's Revival Time opens their 1986 Crossfire album, but when it was recorded (most likely at Music Mountain, where most of the tracks for Crossfire were laid), the name they intended was 'Revival Style'. That is what Wayne Armond has in...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Ernie Smith will bring musical pleasure at this year' s Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP) Living Legacy Awards.Slated for September 28, this year's awardees are four Jamaicans who have made significant contributions to nation-building....

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

"It is a weird balance between being a writer and a recording artiste," Stephanie Hava Wallace, told The Gleaner. There have been periods where the singer/songwriter had disappeared from the scene, leaving fans to question her whereabouts. But part...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkeem Masters /Gleaner Writer

After dancehall duo Twin of Twins released volume 10 of the hugely popular Stir It Up series in 2013, Volume 11 did not come out until four years later. Patrick 'Curly Loxx' Gaynor told The Gleaner that during the hiatus, he was going through some...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Vince Vaughn has reportedly been charged with DUI, after being arrested in California almost three months ago.The Hollywood star was arrested at a checkpoint in Manhattan Beach on June 10, with the police accusing Vaughn of being uncooperative when...

Published:Friday | September 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMMichael Reckord/Gleaner Writer

Retired communications specialist and current agricultural journalist Hugh Martin has started a third career - novel writing.His first novel, For All My Pains, a 82,000-word work, came out earlier this year. His second, the JCDC medal-winning...

Published:Friday | September 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Being a successful dancer certainly seems to has its perks - countless doting followers, and a lifestyle that affords the opportunity to travel overseas - and has attracted a lot of young people to the profession. But Chevoy 'Kool Ravers' Grant says...

Published:Friday | September 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small /Gleaner Writer

Bishop Robert McIntosh of Maranatha Ministries has spent the past seven years trying to bring Jesus In The City Parade to Kingston, Jamaica. On October 27, his dream will become a reality when an amalgamation of churches will march en masse to the...

Published:Friday | September 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

For this month, Italian-Jamaican reggae artiste Alborosie can put his feet up and rest from what has been a hectic touring schedule.Since its release in June, Alborosie's sixth studio album, Unbreakable: Alborosie Meets The Wailers United, has kept...

Published:Thursday | September 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Five powerful female selectors are ready to take patrons on an intense musical odyssey during 'A Taste of Africa Pt. 2" to celebrate the Ethiopian New Year - 'Enkututash,' on Tuesday, September 11.The event, presented by Motherland Promotions of the...

Published:Thursday | September 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

At just six years old, little Ajahne Reid is already a big winner. She won a gold medal in her age group (five to seven) for dance from the World Championship of Performing Arts (WCOPA) held in Long Beach, California, earlier this summer.Ajahne...

Published:Thursday | September 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

With a common notion that art is not valued and the industries maintained in a fashion which closes the gate on young, innovative creators, music producer and restaurateur Alexx Antaeus is working to change that.Since February, he has maintained a...

Published:Wednesday | September 5, 2018 | 12:15 AMShereita Grizzle/Gleaner Writer

Krystal Tomlinson has always had a knack for persuading people to tap into their true potential. As a motivational speaker, she has offered words of encouragement through different platforms.Seeing how she is able to positively impact the lives of...

Published:Wednesday | September 5, 2018 | 12:03 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

From reggae/dancehall recording artistes like Bugle and Naomi Cowan, to musicians, dancers and poets like Suzanne Couch and Tara Price are using their voices, instruments and social-media platforms to raise awareness of mental health.Some of these...

Published:Wednesday | September 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMAnthony Turner/Gleaner Writer

With feature stories in People Magazine, USA Today, US Magazine and numerous other global publications, the million-dollar question that fans want answered is, did Ed Sheeran get married to fiancee Cherry Seaborn?While he has not given a definitive...

Published:Wednesday | September 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

From visionary film-maker Spike Lee comes the incredible true story of an American hero. It's the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth (John David Washington, son of renowned Academy Award winner Denzel Washingston) is the first African-American...

Published:Wednesday | September 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

David Kim (John Cho) and his wife Pam (Sara Sohn) are two loving parents to their daughter Margot (Michelle La). Over the course of Margot's childhood, the family chronicles their adventures on their computer, with photos and videos commemorating...

Published:Wednesday | September 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Before The Conjuring and Annabelle, the darkest force was born. When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to...

Published:Wednesday | September 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

On Saturday, September 22, Richie Stephens, Stitchie, JC Lodge, Junie Ranks, Papa Biggy, Little Pinchers, Souvenir and Gyal Idiot will be performing at the Lithonia City Park in Atlanta, Georgia, with proceeds from the event earmarked for Jamaica....

Published:Wednesday | September 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle/Gleaner Writer

When Keesing LIVE returns from its two-year hiatus on Saturday, September 29, the entertainment package promises to give patrons their money's worth. Already booked for the event are 2009 Digicel Rising Stars winner Shuga, along with Chris...

Published:Tuesday | September 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke/Gleaner Writer

Whether sitting in the driver's seat of a car between Montego Bay and Kingston or sitting in the passenger seat of an aeroplane from Canada to Jamaica, Douglas Prout has long been accustomed to making extended round trips to direct theatrical...

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