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Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):For Missy Elliott, being a good friend and listener turned into songwriting gold.Elliot says that conversations with her girlfriends fuelled a great deal of her songwriting, resulting in her turning those stories into smash hits, from...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The buzz surrounding the Jamaica Festival of Colours has increased significantly as the December 16 date draws closer for the inaugural event.The colourful powder-throwing,day-and-night party, which will transform the historic Aqueduct at Rose Hall...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The rocky relationship between Dalton and his mother Sylvia Campbell appears to be directly related to her decision to live with and work for a man who once punched him through a glass window. The man, Harry, is now deceased, and is the father of...

Published:Thursday | November 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Staff Reporter

Lennie Little-White's next masterpiece may not be a long-running series with hundreds of episodes aired across the Caribbean, but it will stand the test of time as part of Jamaica's audiovisual historical archives. The veteran film-maker recently...

Published:Thursday | November 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle/Gleaner Writer

Raveen Dadlani, founder and managing director of local jewellery company Island Trinketz, said he had no hesitation when he was asked to work alongside Cedella Marley on a special project.The project would see Dadlani and Marley coming together to...

Published:Thursday | November 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):One of the most famous songs of Christmas was celebrated Tuesday as it approaches its 200th anniversary, with a concert at the New York City church where Silent Night is believed to have been sung in the United States for the first...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica-born singer Teejax Malek I always knew his music would take off late in his career. With a new album under his belt in a career spanning 40 years, he believes that time is now. The project, Island Rock, features 15 tracks released in May on...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Packed with gritty battlefield exploits and mind-blowing fight choreography, Robin Hood finds Robin of Loxley (Taron Egerton) a war-hardened crusader and his Moorish commander (Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx) returning from the crusades to discover...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A shocking exorcism goes wrong, claiming the life of a young woman. Months later, morgue worker Megan Reed takes delivery of a disfigured cadaver during the graveyard shift. Locked inside the basement corridors, Megan's horrifying visions soon lead...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil are all embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic tale. National Theatre Live: Frankenstein returns to international cinemas to...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle/Gleaner Writer

A new music group is on the rise on the local scene. The group, which consists of Kool Johnny Kool, Krysi Webb and Kamau Imhotep, go by the name Kuzikk, and they believe they have what it takes to be the next big thing out of Jamaica.Speaking with...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMSade Gardner/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican film-maker Lone Wolf is determined to change what he views as a one-dimensional approach to creating films in Jamaica.His first online series Campus, set in a college and follows freshman Shawn (Oshane Panton), who finds himself in a battle...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarcia Rowe/Gleaner Writer

A crucial component of Run Free: The Documentary is parkour, or 'running free'. The documentary is the end result of the Run Free programme, organised by Manifesto Jamaica in conjunction with British Council Jamaica and the National Theatre of...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

Boston-based Mighty Mystic, real name Kevin Holness, is gearing up for the release of his fourth studio album - Enter The Mystic. As a member of one of the most prominent families in Jamaica, the reggae singer has dedicated his entire career to...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Have you heard the one about the girl who didn't care about Christmas but found herself in a small town for the holidays surrounded by decorations, cookies and carollers, and found a new boyfriend and her Christmas spirit by December...

Published:Tuesday | November 27, 2018 | 12:15 AMMel Cooke/Gleaner Writer

Actress Karen Harriott, sums up the difference between performing for the stage and the screen in terms of size. "Film is subtle, so the movement for film is much, much smaller (than for theatre). The screen is intimate, it is in your face, you can'...

Published:Tuesday | November 27, 2018 | 12:15 AMMarcia Rowe/Gleaner Writer

When Manifesto Jamaica landed in Parade Gardens, neither the group or the 11 young men who became apart of the programme knew how much their lives would change.A home grown non-profit organisation that uses arts and culture to propel young people to...

Published:Tuesday | November 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

Tami Williams nabs Prime Minister's Youth Award - reveals Hollywood dreamsCurrently the only Jamaican model listed on Models.com top 50 in the world, last Saturday, Tami Williams collected the Prime Minister's Youth Award for International...

Published:Monday | November 26, 2018 | 2:29 PM

Oprah Winfrey's mother, Vernita Lee, has died at the age of 83. A Winfrey spokeswoman today issued a statement saying Lee died at her Milwaukee home on November 22. The spokeswoman says private funeral services were held. No other details...

Published:Monday | November 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew /Gleaner Writer

Carnival has been defined in many ways. The word has been used to describe a celebration of culture, an explosion of colour, and an expression of freedom in the guise of a festival. For the newest band on the block One World Rebellion or Rebellion...

Published:Monday | November 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMDamian Levy/Gleaner Writer

We've all seen our fair share of crime films. They're violent, full of flawed characters, and infinitely captivating. They can also be painfully repetitive. A crime film can be great, but it still falls under the same trappings as all the rest. It...

Published:Monday | November 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Carnival in Jamaica took on a global flare last Saturday for the launch of Xodus' 'Cosmopolitan - The World in One Band'.This year the designers were tasked with producing costumes that meet and exceed the expectations of the increasingly demanding...

Published:Monday | November 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaican flag being waved frantically from the balcony in yesterday's result show, will no doubt be back to support24-year-old Jamaican Dalton Harris as one of the final three in next Saturday's final of the UK X Factor.The 2010 winner of...

Published:Sunday | November 25, 2018 | 4:54 PM

We might soon be able to refer to Dalton Harris as 2010 Digicel Rising Stars Winner — as well as 2018 winner of the UK X-Factor. All bets are on the 24-year-old Clarendonian to walk away with the title of the singing competition. On Saturday...

Published:Sunday | November 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMSade Gardner

Whether she is doing gospel or reggae, singer Kristine Alicia says her message is the same. The Florida-based singer, born Kristine McCaw, started her solo career in 2007 as a gospel artiste, when she released her debut album Get Ready. Eleven years...

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