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Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small

From his introductory mixtape In Comes the Small Axe and breakout single Modern Day Judas, Jesse Royal has developed to the recent release of his debut album, Lily of Da Valley. The album is the top set on the Billboard Reggae Album Chart, and Jesse...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew

Ahead of the Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) week and the Intercultural Dialogue Conference, co-founder of Jamaican Youth Empowerment through Culture, Arts and Nationalism, Abrahim Simmonds, spoke about a gap in perceiving Jamaica's...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMMichael Reckord

Visitors to Jamaica for last week's Rex Nettleford Arts Conference at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA) got a chance to also see our society through the eyes of others.Performing and visual artists communicated...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MoviesSee the suspense thriller The Snowman, showing at the cinemas this weekend.Doing ShotsEnjoy Smirnoff Ulti Shots at St Lucia Car Park, New Kgn, tomorrow, starting at 8 p.m. Adm: $700 presold, $1,000 at the gate'Call' MeHave fun at Call Centre...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AM

fridayPoetry HangoutSt AndrewFriday Poetry Hangout: Open Mic is at Bookophilia, 92 Hope Rd, 7 p.m. rto 9 p.m.Peter Tosh SymposiumSt AndrewThe 2017 Peter Tosh Symposium, Equal Rights and Justice: Examining Peter Tosh as the Voice of the Down-Pressed...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Sat, Oct 21KgnMelody presents Drinkers Drink-Up at the corner of Bond and Blunt streets. Music by a popular disco.FUTURE EVENTSSat, Oct 28St AndrewMarlene Dancing Queen presents her birthnight bash called Gold and White 50th Edition, Only the Strong...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

Chevaughn got out of bed on his birthday last week Saturday. Although that may be taken as a given for any day, he put it in the context of deciding to meet the day and wherever it brought."It is a powerful decision every day, not to be just alive,...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The Met: Live in HD continued its 12th season on Saturday, October 14, with live cinema transmission of Julie Taymor's production of Mozart's Die Zauberflˆte (The Magic Flute). It had an estimated attendance of 58,403 in North America, earning a...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

The first few times Ian 'Ity' Ellis sat in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) class last year, some fellow students were scanning the room for a hidden camera, believing it was yet another prank for the Ity...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:22 AMMel Cooke

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

I do not really like basketball, but in the 1990s, I hardly missed a televised game with Michael Jordan. It was not that the Chicago Bulls were 'threepeating' in the NBA - if tuning in to winners was the objective, I would have gone on to watch...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew

The Tastee Talent Contest judges did not know what was coming their way when 11-year-old Nadine Sutherland performed Peter Tosh's Buk-in-Hamm Palace.The single spoke of music and herb as the healing of the...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarolyn Sinclair

Despite the passing of Category 4 Hurricane Irma on September 10, which wiped out several homes and businesses in the Florida Keys, promoters of BRT Weekend did not allow plans for the fourth and final staging of their six-party weekend road trip...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew

Toots and the Maytals has been confirmed as the main act for an acoustic show in New York City today - a concert that is aimed at raising funds for youth education in Jamaica.Non-profit organisation Rockhouse Foundation, now in its 13th year, is...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

While on a family vacation at a campground, Madea, Bam and Hattie decide to explore, unaware that it is haunted. When monsters, goblins and the bogeyman are unleashed, the group must fight for survival.This comedy horror is the 10th in the Madea...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The legendary James Levine conducts one of the most dazzling productions in the Metropolitan Opera repertoire - Mozart's Die Zauberflote - starring South-African soprano Golda Schulz (Pamina), lyric tenor Charles Castronovo (Prince Tamino) and...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Harry Hole is an elite squad detective whose investigation into the death of a woman during the first snowfall of winter feels like anything but a routine homicide. His investigation leads him to The Snowman Killer, an elusive sociopath who...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Alternative content is trending. Take the Palace Amusement survey and tell us what you think.Your opinions matter and we are listening.Alternative content brings one-of-a-kind world events such as operas, ballets, plays, concerts, sports and more to...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

Merritone, at 67 years, the oldest active sound system in the world, ventured into new territory for this year's resort segment of its annual Homecoming and Family Reunion week-long celebration. Normally, the all-inclusive hotel stay is three days,...

Published:Tuesday | October 17, 2017 | 12:03 AMKimberley Small

Wearing the hats of director, producer and screenwriter, Toni Morgan Haye has begun her career with a running start. On October 6, with the premiere of SYN on Amazon Prime Video, Toni Morgan Haye became the first Jamaican filmmaker to debut on one...

Published:Tuesday | October 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

Although there was heavy rainfall across Jamaica from Hurricane Irma, so far this year the country has not had a direct hit in a season rife with tempests. However, it does not take a hurricane to prompt Charles Hyatt Jr's memory of being given yet...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMDamian Levy

Before terror strikes the cinema, there's nothing I'd like to see more than a hard-hitting revenge story, mixed with a tense political drama.Good thing this week saw the release of The Foreigner, a hard-...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small

This summer, Jesse Royal hit the promotional trail, tilling soil in preparation for the October release of his debut album, Lily of Da Valley. The long-awaited 14-track production re-positions hits the 'Small Axe' has become known for, like Finally...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small

Parents across Jamaica will be familiar with the required recorder text book, Caribbean Beginner's Workbook for Soprano or Tenor Recorder.Author of the music work and practise book, which had many prep- and primary-school children tooting scales for...

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