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Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Diane Bish last performed in Jamaica in 1993 - the same year Warren Woodruff's 'Diane Bish: First Lady of the Organ', was published.

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The last and latest Jamaican music genre in the mini-exhibition on Jamaican music is dancehall. It is written that "perhaps the most controversial and polarising genre of Jamaican music, dancehall, currently dominates the island's musical landscape".

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In the future, according to The Book of Eli, we will all dress like we are in a Nine Inch Nails video. It is written.

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With Bacchanal Jamaica set to start in a few weeks, the organisers have taken the economic conditions into consideration to make the event affordable for patrons.Under the theme 'Treasures', the 10-week season will begin on...

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It took two calendar days for the Jamaican delegation which Aisha Davis was a part of to reach Singapore. Leaving Jamaica on Sunday, December 7, the team, including Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Olivia Grange and sprinters Asafa Powell, Veronica Campbell and Dexter Lee, got to the Asian country on Tuesday morning.

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Herbie Miller stands near the middle of Jamaica's musical chronology in words, images and artefacts along the side of a partition at the Institute of Jamaica, downtown Kingston, and said "I like to call this our 22 yards of Jamaican music history."

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Voice trembling with emotion, Curtis Watson said, "One day after the stroke, I woke up to find I couldn't talk … couldn't sing."

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Aisha Davis' hair is more up this year than it was in 2009. She snipped her locks, added some colour, and with a new look and renewed outlook she is looking forward to making 2010 better than 2009 was.

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Before he signed with a major American record company and became the 'Grammy Kid', Shabba Ranks was king of the Jamaican dancehall circuit and he earned that title by racking up a number of hit songs in the 1980s and early...

Published:Saturday | January 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Her career is only six years old, but Fantasia is already in need of a comeback.The former American Idol champ has endured tough times of late.

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2010 | 9:40 AM

Legendary R&B singer Teddy Pendergrass has died at age 59.

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Wyclef Jean is taking the lead in asking for help for the millions of people affected by the massive earthquake that struck Haiti. According to his Twitter post, the singer, born on the island, went to Haiti yesterday morning."I am on my way to the DR...

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The 2010 Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival runs from January 24-30 with the main event set for its new home at the Trelawny stadium. With the 14th staging just weeks away, two jazz addicts reveal what keeps them coming back each year.

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

She might be based in Boston, Unites States (US), but Rochelle 'CatEyes' Farquharson is looking to take the Jamaican music scene by storm. The 23-year-old has been around music from the age of four when she began tagging along with her dad ...

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Two major entertainment events this month have begun to muster help for the victims of Tuesday's devastating Haitian earthquake. Pepsi Rebel Salute and the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival yesterday announced initiatives...

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The 2010 week-long Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival kicks off at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in Kingston on Sunday, January 24. This is the second such partnership between The Jamaica Pegasus hotel and TurnKey Productions as in January 2007...

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau: Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award when the western Jamaica-based Linkz 96FM hosts its second Linkz Awards - The Cupid Edition at Margaritaville in Montego Bay on Friday, February 12....

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

The 38-year-old actor's wife Rhea Durham, with whom he already has three children Ella (six), Michael (four) and Brendan (16 months), gave birth to daughter Margaret Grace at 6:35 p.m.

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

Throughout the night, the musical selections from selectors were almost flawless as loving couples danced the night away, helping to make Soul 2 Soul, held recently at The Waterfalls, a memorable one...

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

There should be a 'bashment' opening to the summer movie season in Jamaica this year with the premiere of the Bashment Granny movie on June 16.There are plans for premieres across the Caribbean, the UK, USA and Canada. However, Paul O Beale, director and producer ...

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'...

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