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Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:06 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

On Monday, the media launch of Saint International's Style Week came with hefty support from government officials and affiliates.Out in a show of support was deputy chief executive officer of the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC),...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:04 AMShereita Grizzle/Gleaner Writer

Reggae singer Sugar Minott passed away close to eight years ago, and since then his family has been determined to secure his musical legacy. As part of their plans to build on his brand, two new albums with never-before-released music from the late...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMMelville Cooke/Gleaner Writer

At first, you wait on the lead (and film's title) character Kinto to speak, then you accept that he will not and neither will most of the characters in the short film which was screened at the Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts,...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

After surviving a near-fatal bovine attack foul-mouthed mutant Wade Wilson (aka Deadpool) struggles to fulfil his dream of becoming Mayberry's hottest bartender, while also learning to cope with his lost sense of taste. Searching to regain...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. Set in contemporary London, a young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

After two consecutive weeks and wide-scale changes on the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart, stability has returned to the listing valid up to Saturday, May19.Two weeks ago, the new entries and projects returning to prominence...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke/Gleaner Writer

Among the performers for Jamaica Fun in the Son 2018, which takes place on July 14 at National Heroes Park, are: Kevin Downswell, Papa San, Chevelle Franklyn, Rondell Positive and Carlene Days.However, even as he speaks about the line-up and notes...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Twenty-one-year-old Cee Jay Carpio is one of the artists eschewing a formal education or traditional course of study to utilise digital platforms to find, create, or show their work to a whole new audience. He sought an alternative after realising...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke/Gleaner Writer

The invitation to Saturday's film screening at Redbones in New Kingston was to a Naija Night and ('naija' a word for Nigeria, which also expresses pride and strength), and some of the country's products were duly on display at the rear of the...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dancehall recording artiste D'Angel will perform at SAINT International's Fashion Block on Saturday, May 19, on Knutsford Boulevard, New Kingston.The female deejay, self-christened The First Lady of Dancehall, has a new track, I'm Blessed, that she...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

George Michael's mansion is reportedly being rented out for £80,000 a month. The Careless Whisper hitmaker's family decided to keep his plush property - worth £11 million - in Highgate, North London, following his tragic death on Christmas Day in...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaul Williams/ Gleaner Writer

They are both 21 years old, look alike, attended Titchfield High School in Port Antonio, Portland, complete each other's sentences, speak with a slight stutter, in a somewhat animated way, and their eyes are full of fire, passion for animation. They...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMDamian Levy/Gleaner Writer

There's a lot you can tell about a movie in the first five minutes. You can get to know it's characters, and the premise. The first five minutes are an extremely useful and telling part of a movie - it's where a film establishes tone, stakes, and...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarcia Rowe/Gleaner Writer

The unorthodox space at The Wine Shop in Southdale Plaza, St Andrew, was the location for the unveiling of plans for the 29th staging of the annual International Jamaica Ocho Rios Jazz Festival.The six-day jazz feast, that will span the parish of St...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberly Small/Gleaner Writer

"GATFFEST is the biggest community film festival in the region." This according to State Minister in the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Alando Terrelonge, who delivered the keynote address at the launch of this year's...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRoy Black

The Windrush scandal is a topic that is currently dominating the headlines. Seventy years ago, the SS Empire Windrush - originally a German cruise ship - docked in Kingston, Jamaica, en route from several other countries to England. With over 1,000...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small

"My Jesus walks on water. My Jesus calms the sea. He's a healer and a restorer - just take one look at me. Just look at me!"This is a line from one of the songs from Minister Marion Hall's upcoming album. Formerly known as 'Lady Saw', she has taken...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

For this year's tribute to mothers, The Sunday Gleaner explores the gift of motherhood.In celebration of the day dedicated to them, a few mothers from the entertainment sphere talked about how much motherhood has changed their lives. Describing it...

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke/ Gleaner Writer

I am accustomed to persons putting on large- scale outdoor concerts presenting predominantly Jamaican popular music (commonly called 'stage shows') complaining about the lack of sponsorship from businesses that they hope will inject some cash into...

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

Three years ago, popular producer Dre Day created a dancehall beat that he envisioned recording a collaborative single on, but it was not until earlier this year that he had the opportunity to release it.The producer created the demo in studio with...

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaicans will be able to view a series of film shows free of cost as part of the 2018 European Union Film Festival (EU) set to take place in Kingston between May 14 and 20.The announcement was made by the head of the European Union Delegation to...

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Ever since she broke the news that she would be launching a lingerie line, the world had been waiting with bated breath. Today, the wait is over - Bajan bombshell Rihanna has officially launched her Savage x Fenty lingerie line. And just like her...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMMichael Reckord/Gleaner Writer

How to stop one's partner from straying is a question that is probably as old as mankind. The answer might have been given in a talk at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, last Friday.The second annual Stuart Hall Distinguished Lecture...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

As the eldest daughter of Jamaican musical great Everton Blender, recording artiste Isha Blender has always felt pressured to emulate her father. Indeed, her style is strongly influenced by her father's debut album - Lift Up Your Head, with a blend...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle/Gleaner Writer

Donisha Prendergast, granddaughter of late reggae legend Bob Marley, has secured lawyers to represent her when she brings a case against California's Rialto Police Department.Civil-rights attorneys Jasmine Rand of Rand Law, L.L.C., and Benjamin...

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