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Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Cherine Anderson uses the word 'fluid' to describe her journey from the entertainment industry to managing a business.Anderson started out as an actress while still a teenager in Dancehall Queen (1997) and One Love (2003), then toured the world as a...

Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMMichael Reckord

The large letters at the top of the flyer for Case of the EX, showing at Jamaica Shopping Club Theatre on Cargill Avenue, states that the play was written and directed by Dahlia Harris. But that's less than half of the story.Harris is also one of...

Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRoy Black/Gleaner Writer

June Isaacs, wife of the late Gregory Isaacs, has confirmed that the annual celebrations associated with his birthday on July 15 has, for the past few years, been sidelined - owing to a number of factors.She expanded in a recent interview, stating...

Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle/Gleaner Writer

Earlier this year, the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) announced the appointment of Marlon Simms as its new artistic director. Today, the dance company is scheduled to begin its 56th season of dance, marking Simms' first official season in the...

Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Kingston andSt AndrewZwarde as Foxy presents Shark Inna Plate fish fry/birthday party and bar opening at Mugs Place, Mt James. Music by Red Diamond. Pics by ShotVideo.Fridays After-Work Link Up with special guest selector DJ Edson from Kool FM and...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

After more than 20 years as staff tutor in drama and head of the Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, Dr Brian Heap will be retiring from the post at the end of July. He will also be stepping...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Combining its original concert model with a few changes to the overall setting, Action Entertainment is expecting that Gosplash will attract an even wider audience, including conventional worshippers.Under the theme 'The Worship Encounter', the...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

As true musicians, you can only take a break for so long without really getting back into your passion. This is according to Deleon 'Jubba' Whyte, founding member and drummer of the world-famous Dubtonic Kru."Every so often, whether it's a band or a...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Saint International star Haytal Blackwood, who appears in Gucci's current Fall-Winter 2018 advertising campaign, is now staring on the e-commerce site of the iconic fashion house for their just-launched Dapper Dan collection.Blackwood, who is from...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke/Gleaner Writer

This Friday's 2018 Black River Day in the St Elizabeth capital makes the second consecutive time Stitchie will be performing at the annual event.This time around, he will be on stage in the night, where he hopes to perform to persons who may not...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

"Insane action", "Nail-biting suspense", "The best movie of the summer", "Best Trailer of 2018". Critics are already raving about #MissionImpossible.Prepare for the biggest, boldest stunts yet, as Oscar nominee Tom Cruise doubles down in a series of...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

With only three final days of probation, Collin (Daveed Diggs) must stay out of trouble for a chance at a new beginning. Blindspotting is directed by Carlos Lopez Estrada. Co-writers Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal star in this timely urban story...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Metropolitan Opera presents an encore of Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin at Palace Cineplex at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 29. Beloved American soprano Renee Fleming joins Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky for a performance of Tchaikovsky's...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/ Gleaner Writer

This summer is shaping up to be a busy one for the consistently impressive In. Digg.Nation collection of musical acts.Following the release of his fourth album - A Matter of Time, which has caught the attention of monolithic international pop-...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica-born dancer and choreographer Kris Jobson, has added to his growing list of accomplishments when he was commissioned as the choreographer of the German tour for Andrea Bocelli in concert, performing with renowned ballerina and model Lia...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater and Janet Silvera/Gleaner Writers

WESTERN BUREAU:While it was Damian 'Junior Gong' Marley who was celebrating a birthday, he was the one who left all those at the closing night of Reggae Sumfest 2018 with a musical gift.The 2017 Reggae Grammy winner worked like an inspired man,...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Prince Harry and Sir Elton John have joined forces to launch a new "billion-dollar" global AIDS prevention initiative yesterday.The 33-year-old royal and the Rocket Man musician attended the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam,...

Published:Tuesday | July 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

Devon House is quickly evolving into a one-stop shop for entertainment options in the Corporate Area. Long accustomed to ice-cream and picnic dates, the historical site now hosts night events, thanks to the establishment of leisure spaces like...

Published:Tuesday | July 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke/Gleaner Writer

Playwright and producer Basil Dawkins remembers a time when Fridays were a strong theatre-going night - then in came the Happy Hour watering-hole phenomenon, with reduced costs for liquor and, in most cases, free entry. That hit one of the weekend...

Published:Monday | July 23, 2018 | 11:15 AM

​Later this year singer, actor and human right activist Harry Belafonte, will join the list of persons who have been bestowed with the Order of Merit (OM) by the Jamaican government for his “outstanding contribution” in the...

Published:Monday | July 23, 2018 | 12:13 AMShereita Grizzle/Gleaner Writer

Sixty-four-year-old Macklin McLune says only death will keep her away from Reggae Sumfest. McLune has been going to the annual festival for the past 10 years and is yet to be disappointed by the quality of the entertainment. McLune told The Gleaner...

Published:Monday | July 23, 2018 | 12:13 AMJanet Silvera/Gleaner Writer

At 11 years old, Mariano 'Dread Mar I' Castro received his first Bob Marley cassette. The Argentinean reggae artiste describes Marley as his first music teacher. "From just listening to Bob, I was able to learn all the elements of the music," he...

Published:Monday | July 23, 2018 | 12:12 AMShereita Grizzle/Gleaner Writer

In 2017, Reggae Sumfest expanded its entertainment package to offer patrons a week's worth of activities. Seeking to make the festival more competitive with other major reggae festivals across the globe, the Sumfest team said the move was to show...

Published:Monday | July 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMDamian Levy/Gleaner Writer

It seems that whenever you go to the movies these days, you're never too far from the latest comic book epic. It's comforting to know that when the cinema gets saturated with superheroism, there are films made by great actors like Denzel Washington...

Published:Sunday | July 22, 2018 | 5:05 PMAdrian Frater and Janet Silvera

Western Bureau          While it was Damian ‘Jr. Gong’ Marley who was celebrating a birthday, he was also the one giving out the goodies - dazzling music, sweet memories and insightful parenting advice...

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