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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'...

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 ...

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