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Published:Friday | July 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Tonight the Little Theatre's stage will come alive with creative movements as the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) presents its 48th season of dance. There is one difference this year - founder and artistic director Professor Rex Nettleford...

Published:Thursday | July 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The receptions and parties just keep coming. Something Extra was at the reception hosted for participants of the University of Miami/American Airlines/American Eagle Jamaica Project, last Thursday. The Project is to teach entrepreneurial skills to Jamaican women.

Published:Thursday | July 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

After more than 20 years in music, the last dozen or so as a producer, Christopher Birch, is today, widely regarded as one of the best producers of dancehall....

Published:Thursday | July 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The deejay/singer duo of Chaka Demus and Pliers has sued the giant Universal Music Group (UMG) for more than US$10 million in unpaid royalties and accountability for record sales. The suit was filed July 13 in the United...

Published:Thursday | July 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

At this year's staging of Reggae Sumfest, in addition to enjoying the artistes onstage, fans of the genre will also be able to rub shoulders with some of dancehall's legends in a special Guinness lounge.

Published:Wednesday | July 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Gregory Isaacs, the king of lovers rock and one of the most prolific, chart-topping megastars in Jamaica's musical history, will perform live at Studio 38 on Sunday.Isaacs' performance is the latest instalment of the Studio...

Published:Wednesday | July 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There's never a dull moment in Jamaica! Something Extra goes all out to bring you the latest in our entertainment circle. Check out the pregnant and stylish Suzette Singh Olga among others.

Published:Wednesday | July 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

While the Jamaica Association of Vintage Artistes and Affiliates' (JAVAA) first 12 inductees into the Jamaica Music Hall of Fame, stared down, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Olivia 'Babsy' Grange, was announcing...

Published:Wednesday | July 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Mel Gibson threatened to shoot himself and his ex-girlfriend, it has been claimed. The 54-year-old actor - who has been accused of domestic violence against Oksana Grigorieva, the mother of his eight-month-old daughter Lucia...

Published:Wednesday | July 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The 2010 Pulse Caribbean Model Search is now on. Gearing up to be the biggest on record, this year's search will feature more than the usual new model hopefuls, adding major celebrities, international supermodels and superstar performers...

Published:Wednesday | July 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Nearly two years after the first induction ceremony, close to a year after the plaques were made and a week after the third set of inductees were named, the plaques...

Published:Wednesday | July 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The 48th annual Season of Dance of the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) opens at The Little Theatre, Tom Redcam Drive, Kingston on Friday.

Published:Tuesday | July 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Gleaner and THE STAR will be rolling out the red carpet in Kingston, leading up to this weekend's activities for the internationally acclaimed Reggae Sumfest....

Published:Tuesday | July 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Having taken off the summer from touring to concentrate on promotions and recording new singles for the Jamaican-based market, Ce'Cile has strategically placed herself in the top section of the current female dancehall pack and is ready to showcase...

Published:Tuesday | July 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

SUMFEST - Are you ready for Sumfest? Pack your bags, best pals, a great mood and head on down to MoBay.

Published:Tuesday | July 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Close to the end of his address at last Wednesday's third induction into the Jamaica Music Hall of Fame, Clyde McKenzie moved from the importance of preservation to the impact of free expression. He was speaking at the Mayfair...

Published:Tuesday | July 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

This is the chance for one lucky female fan from western Jamaica to win a ticket, and the chance to hang out with dancehall artiste Chino at this year's Reggae Sumfest on Guinness Dancehall night...

Published:Monday | July 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Speaking at last Wednesday's third Jamaica Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Jamaica Association of Vintage Artistes and Affiliates (JAVAA) chairman Franklyn Campbell, OD, noted that "out of this set we are honouring, only...

Published:Monday | July 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau:The top finishers in the 2010 edition of Red Label Wine International Dance-hall Queen, slated for the Pier One Complex, Montego Bay, on Saturday, July 31, will not be the only ones poised to benefit financially,...

Published:Monday | July 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Reggae Sumfest has travelled a great distance since that fateful night on August 11, 1993 when the first show was held.The concert has grown, matured and developed into a giant on the Jamaican entertainment landscape, to the point where the world has...

Published:Monday | July 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Johnnel Smith, who represented the parish of Manchester, walked away with the coveted title of Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) Miss Jamaica Festival Queen 2010 last Saturday....

Published:Monday | July 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Joseph 'Aloysius' Lester Spaulding, long-time bachelor and chairman of RJR, was married on the top deck of The Spirit of Washington in Washington, D.C. to Dr Lindamarie 'LW' Koengeter of the United States Foreign Service...

Published:Monday | July 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dr Donna Hope-Marquis, popular dancehall author and lecturer, is releasing yet another book featuring the realities of dancehall culture....

Published:Sunday | July 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Duane Stephenson grew up in August Town, St Andrew, during a watershed between the political violence of the mid-1970s to the 1980 general election and the internecine gang warfare which was staunched only by the 2008 peace treaty between eight gangs, signed at the Mona Bowl at The University of the West Indies (UWI), establishing a five-year ceasefire.

Published:Sunday | July 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

St Luke's Church, Cross Roads, in commemoration of the 135th anniversary of the founding of the church and the 30th anniversary of the consecration of the church building, will present an organ recital with Dr Richard Beckford, associate professor of music and director of choirs at South Carolina State University, today at 5:00 p.m. at St Luke's Church.

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