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Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Check out the happenings on the social scene....

Published:Tuesday | January 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The theatre season is on in earnest in Kingston, the theatre Mecca of Jamaica. And in celebration of its 50th anniversary, Campion College has joined the festival with Bob Kerr's Cindy: The Modern Jamaican Cinderella...

Published:Tuesday | January 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Bass Odyssey did not simply beat Sound Trooper to win the Guinness Sounds of Greatness 2010 title and a $1 million first prize on Saturday night. Odyssey spanked, whipped, decimated, humiliated and destroyed their dancehall elder in an incredibly lopsided final...

Published:Tuesday | January 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Amateur Athletics Association Awards at Jamaica House on Saturday, January 8.The devilishly handsome Cuban ambassador hosted his country's National Day reception at Millsborough Avenue on Friday.

Published:Tuesday | January 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

When the rain started on Sunday evening, while most were snuggled up at home, a number of persons turned out to enjoy 'Sunset Bliss' which kicked into overdrive on Chester Avenue, in Barbican, as persons began 'daggerin' in the rain'...

Published:Monday | January 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It was a tropical theme in the picturesque gardens of Boone Hall Oasis in Stony Hill, St Andrew, where Tamara Gourzong and Edison Leighton said their marriage vows on Saturday...

Published:Monday | January 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There were few bigger names in dancehall music during the 1980s than Henry 'Junjo' Lawes, the colourful producer who headed the Volcano label and sound system.Two weeks ago, VP Records released Volcano Eruption, a double CD containing 40 of the biggest hits...

Published:Monday | January 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Community groups and individuals are being encouraged to submit entries for the 2010 Festival of the Arts Competition currently being organised by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC).

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It WAs Beenie Man who, in the last decade, 'set the trend' for appearing onstage under a pre-announced alter ego, first performing on Western Consciousness and then Rebel Salute the following year as 'Ras Moses', his Rastafarian persona, which includes...

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Marion Hall has two very important performances this month. First, she will do Pepsi Rebel Salute 2010 on Saturday at the Port Kaiser Sports Club, St Elizabeth. Then, about two weeks later, she will be onstage at the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival...

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In 2008 there seemed to have been a surge in award shows but not all of them survived the test of the recession. Yet, there were some that have been able to maintain their presence, like the Youth View Awards (YVA) and the Excellence in Music and Entertainment awards (EME)....

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

International hitmaker Sean Kingston, at only 19 years old, is a busy man. Months after the release of his sophomore album Tomorrow, the youngster is already moving on to his next, launching his own label and has his hands in a number of other ventures...

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau: From bonfires to colour coordinated LCD lighting at the venue entrance to match the ones onstage, the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium outside of Falmouth is poised for ignition through musical masterpiece and unique decor to complement the Jamaica Jazz....

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There's no denying it. The Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival is known for the sizzling hot line-ups it has boasted over the years. A look at posters for the event over the years will see you skipping through a formidable cohort ...

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica Youth Theatre (JYT) has been selected to participate in Contacting the World 2010 - a pioneering international theatre festival linking young people's theatre groups from around the world in the spirit of creating theatre across boundaries of geography and culture....

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The 50th Anniversary of Reggae Music Festival, celebrating 50 years of Jamaican music since the release of one of the more notable of the first identifiable ska tunes Oh! Carolina by the Folks Brothers (1960), will kick things off with a launch party ...

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP):Prosecutors are prepared to seek an indictment of Michael Jackson's doctor, Conrad Murray, on a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the pop star's death, the Associated Press has learned.A law-enforcement source who spoke on condition...

Published:Saturday | January 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Sound Trooper and Bass Odyssey, two of the renowned clash sounds, have defeated all comers to tonight's finals of the Guinness Sounds of Greatness competition, to be held at Mas Camp, New Kingston.While no longer formally in the...

Published:Thursday | January 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There are many artistes that can dazzle a crowd with the power of their voices, but there are few that can touch persons with their voices, their words and the melody of their own beat like Grammy award winner Babyface. Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds is not only a soft, sweet singer, but a stunning songwriter, guitarist, keyboardist, record producer, film producer, and entrepreneur.

Published:Thursday | January 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

So, it has come down to this: a sound system led by a veteran DJ, who claims his sole purpose in life is to 'kill' other sounds, will battle a sound system that made its name by doing just that - 'killing' other sounds - all for the title of 'greatest of sounds'.

Published:Thursday | January 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The British-born director, who is married to Titanic star Kate Winslet, is rumoured to be the front-runner to take charge of the next instalment of the spy franchise.

Published:Wednesday | January 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

We have more highlights from the new year festivities, including a celebrity sighting in the Caribbean....

Published:Wednesday | January 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

On Sunday evening, University of the West Indies professor, Carolyn Cooper, made a connection between the launch of the Global Reggae Studies Centre and inevitable life changes. "I hope as I move into my retirement years I will have a profitable enterprise...

Published:Monday | January 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A man juggling fire sticks on stilts, clappers and a live video feed of the New Year's celebrations in New York City, broadcast on several flat screens, were the main features that signalled the start of 2010 at Smirnoff Xclusive held at Innswood Heights, Stony Hill...

Published:Monday | January 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With Jamaica experiencing an economic downturn, the promotion of new celebratory parties to begin the New Year seemed understandably few in number. Fortunately for revellers, the more traditional New Year's Eve parties stood their ground.

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