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Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Fifteen years ago, Winston McAnuff was in danger of joining the list of roots-reggae acts from the 1970s to be swallowed by obscurity. But, thanks to some innovative albums, he has survived to become one of the biggest reggae acts in Europe.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Trumpeter Mickey Hanson headlined an evening of diverse Jazz sounds at Red Bones Café Thursday night to a packed crowd of swaying music lovers. Hanson and his group played classics such as Herbie Hancock's Cantaloupe Island, adding extra swing to traditional beats with brief interludes into contemporary genres, capturing the attention of the mature audience.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Superstars Cher and Christina Aguilera appear in the recently released movie Burlesque, but Jamaica-born Sonyka Francis will be bringing the art form to the Hedonism II stage in a live performance.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The global direction taken worldwide to combine forces to make for more powerful bargaining as has been the case with the European Union many years ago, the United States, and the Caribbean single market and economy is being copied. Entertainment has begun to follow suit and Appleton Jamaica Rum will be leading that charge, beginning this month.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Artistes and those personalities who become popular in our society tend to look larger than life. One of the ways in which they do this is by wearing things that stand out, things that are unique. Tattoos stand out.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Singer Earl 'Little Roy' Lowe waited for a while before Prophesy came to him in 1972. It was not a matter of trusting that the promise from a higher power would become reality, though, but keeping faith in his muse as he waited for the right song to come to fit the rhythm he already had.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Yendi Phillipps, Jamaica's first runner-up to Miss Universe, is on a roll. The stunning beauty, who brought so many accolades to Jamaica this summer, has been busy on the international circuit, copping a North American campaign for Toyota and becoming the face of Caribbean Airlines this season.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

After a good season on the runways this year, Saint International has still found more to celebrate before the start of 2011. The agency is now glowing with the knowledge that a silver screen appearance has come for one of its long-time stars.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase comes to Jamaica from November 28 to December 4, 2010. There are 30 films in the showcase including an animated short film from Jamaica, Anancy and Common Sense, directed and produced by Andrew Davies, and written by Joan Andrea Hutchinson.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A native of Canada but with Jamaican roots, Kreesha Turner took her first musical steps at an early age. She began as a dancer and grew up with an inclination toward jazz: Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and more modern artists like Molly Johnson.

Published:Saturday | November 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: There is something more to the career of Lamoy Brown.Brown, the pastor of the Harvest Army Church International in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland, and Jarrett Street, Montego Bay, doesn't just preach the Word. He sings it...

Published:Saturday | November 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Today, Latin America will receive the best of what the rest of the world's nightlife culture has to offer as part of 'The Smirnoff Nightlife Exchange Project' - a global experience in which 14 countries pair up to exchange crates containing the best...

Published:Friday | November 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Christmas is in the air and the office parties have started. The Insurance Association of Jamaica held its 'November Red and Black' ...

Published:Friday | November 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaican film Better Mus' Come made waves on overseas shores last weekend, with its premiere in Spanish subtitles at the Festival De Cine Global Dominicano film festival in the Dominican Republic.

Published:Friday | November 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Horseman was already into show promotion when singer Ken Boothe suggested that he start a vintage Jamaican music concert series. With his Golden Promotions established two years earlier, he had done Fire 2000...

Published:Friday | November 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Gleaner speaks with chef Brian Lumley, who is dedicated to not only personal but also national development. How long have you been in this field? ...

Published:Thursday | November 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Bounty Killer, Beenie Man, Vybz Kartel and Assassin are among the 13 'Warriors' (although there will definitely be no clashing), with Etana, Khago and I-Octane staking their claim...

Published:Thursday | November 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The party season has certainly started and we will take you to the action.From left: Mark Linehan, CEO, Digicel Jamaica; Wayne Chen, president of the Jamaica Employers' Federation, governing body of the Young Entreprenuers Association and Lisa Hanna,...

Published:Thursday | November 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival will be getting a touch of rock for its 15th anniversary next year with American rock band Maroon 5 announced as the show's headliner. The band created a stir online when they announced...

Published:Thursday | November 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Though she's an artiste who sings what she loves and what she lives, Shakeela has been running from her destiny for a long time.Now she finally accepts who she is. The 36-year-old...

Published:Wednesday | November 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

You know Christmas is in the air when there are more than 10 social events in a week.

Published:Wednesday | November 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Franklyn Irving had a front-row seat when many of the classic rhythms were being laid at the Channel One studio.

Published:Wednesday | November 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Saint International Modelling Agency has had a lot to be happy for over the last few years.
This year in particular, the agency has been blessed with a number of achievements on the runways of Europe and in the pages of major magazines worldwide. ...

Published:Wednesday | November 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaican entertainment scene is not limited to reggae shows, reggae movies and musical farewells for reggae icons.

Published:Tuesday | November 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Final-year students in the Faculty of Social Sciences, on Friday night hosted a charity fashion show - 'Fashion for Charity' - with proceeds donated to the Glenhope Place of Safety....

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