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Published:Sunday | February 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

With no major label connections or a hit song to his name, Gabriel 'King Isaac' Kalumbu may be the most unlikely nominee attending today's Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Published:Sunday | February 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

For Renford 'Ras Penco' Woodburn, Black History Month is a time to remember your heritage and pay tribute to the nation's greats. However, as an entertainer, he wants to see more than is currently being done to educate the youth about their heritage in Jamaica before, during and after the month.

Published:Sunday | February 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Tanya Stephens' I'm Still Alive from last year's Infallible album speaks to discrimination against persons infected with HIV/AIDS from the personal perspective, Stephens writing from the angle of a faithful man who has contracted the disease from his wife.

Published:Sunday | February 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

One day before Valentine's Day, 'It's All About Love and the Family' rolls on to the lawns of King's House to provide a fun, entertaining night for children and adults.

Published:Sunday | February 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The famous Jamaican bulla is the national pastry - well not quite - but if Patricia Roberts, director general of the Jamaica Library Service, has her way, that would be the case.

Published:Sunday | February 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Organiser Richard 'Richie B' Burgess is promising greater public access for a new and improved Excellence in Music (EME) and Entertainment Awards this year.

Published:Sunday | February 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It is quiet determination and a love for reggae music that have led former Japanese diplomat-now-turned-producer Kazuhiki 'Kaz' Asonuma from Japan to Jamaica, and now to the doors of the 53rd Grammy Awards.

Published:Saturday | February 12, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Many believe that the dub poet and the reggae artiste are one and the same, that the poetry that they both create follow the same pattern and speak deeply of the same experience

Published:Saturday | February 12, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Musical strider Colin 'Iley Dread' Levy is in the island promoting his new single Lover's Holiday.

Published:Saturday | February 12, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Christine Jackson of the Toronto, Canada-based Who Duz That Entertainment outfit has been trying for two years to get deejay Vybz Kartel to come to the land of the Maple Leaf.

Published:Friday | February 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Reggae artiste Cali P's latest song, Like A Lion, has been creating waves since its release.The song's greatest endorsement thus far is being used as the soundtrack for a documentary feature film of the same name about...

Published:Friday | February 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Former Miss Jamaica World Sara Lawrence was caught on our camera at the Bacchanal Jamaica media launch of the 2011 carnival season, held at the Knutsford Court Hotel.

Published:Friday | February 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

In a fitting release for Black History Month, on Tuesday, singer Tarrus Riley gave fans and media a strongly Afrocentric premiere for the Storm Saulter-directed video of his song Shaka Zulu Pickney. The scene for the launch was set with the beat of drums...

Published:Friday | February 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Institute of Caribbean Studies, University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, will have its Annual Bob Marley Lecture today at 6 p.m...

Published:Friday | February 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The 15 finalists in Pulse's Petite reality series recently travelled to Villa Ronai in Stony Hill, St Andrew, to begin the quest for a new title in Caribbean modelling.

Published:Friday | February 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Jah Mike the Ambassador has had many overseas postings in his long tenure as a singer and promoter, among them just over two years in Japan, over a decade in the United States of America and stints in South Korea ...

Published:Friday | February 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

You've probably been to many parties. You get dressed up, head out on to the town and enjoy a night of fun with friends and family. But have you ever stopped to think about what goes on behind the scenes of that party?

Published:Thursday | February 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

So many places to go to and things to do, how do we keep up?...

Published:Thursday | February 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The cool town of Mandeville will get some heat for Valentine's Day when noted soprano and musical theatric, Rosette Chisholm-Salazar, celebrates love with friends on Sunday, February 13 at Mandeville Place, 22A Ward Avenue.

Published:Thursday | February 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Bob Marley Story, which appears on his 2008 CD Chronology Vol. 1, is one of poet Informative Historyman's more noted pieces. He has performed it at numerous events in Jamaica, including the University of the West Indies (UWI)...

Published:Thursday | February 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

One of the more memorable moments on an evening of memories for Bob Marley at Emancipation Park, New Kingston, on Sunday evening, came through movement, not melody.Marcia Griffiths, one third of the I-Threes, which provided...

Published:Thursday | February 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

For a number of years, Smirnoff and Heineken, have partnered with Bacchanal Jamaica.This year Smirnoff returns as the exclusive vodka, and title sponsor of Beach J'Ouvert, while Heineken will be the official beer of the series of events.

Published:Wednesday | February 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Reggae Month Service was held at the rather spacious and comfortable Swallowfield Chapel in St Andrew.With the absence of banners or such symbolic evidence that something special was happening, the service...

Published:Wednesday | February 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Love was presented in a variety of musical forms at the Jamaica Musical Theatre Company concert at Alhambra Inn on Sunday evening. The broadest classifications for the emotion were "sacred" and "secular", but further musical subdivisions might...

Published:Wednesday | February 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The National Dance Theatre Company's (NDTC) tribute to founder Rex Nettleford, who passed away last year, was intense and diverse - much like Nettleford himself.Held on Monday at the Little Theatre, the home of the NDTC, ...

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