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Published:Sunday | July 31, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Some of the most engaging and prolific gospel ministers are set to grace the stage tonight at the Denbigh Agricultural Showgrounds as part of this year's Denbigh festivities.

Published:Sunday | July 31, 2011 | 12:00 AM

August 7 marks 'Judgement Day' for Raging Fyah. The authentic roots rock-reggae band releases its debut album with a live performance at Wickie Wackie in Bull Bay.

Published:Sunday | July 31, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Five years after it was constitutionally due, the Jamaica Association of Dramatic Artists (JADA) recently held its annual general meeting (AGM). The major agenda item, the election of a new executive, resulted in Scarlette Beharie being unanimously elected president.

Published:Sunday | July 31, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Last Wednesday's Ghett'a Life premiere was a black-carpet affair outside the Carib Cinema in Cross Roads, St Andrew. A large number of people turned out for the film, filling two auditoriums at the multi-screen facility.

Published:Sunday | July 31, 2011 | 12:00 AM

With tomorrow being Emancipation Day, we look at songs about slavery and freedom from four perspectives.

Published:Sunday | July 31, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Collaborating with the World Food Programme (WFP), reggae singer Duane Stephenson is donating his music and brand to help feed people facing hunger across the world.

Published:Saturday | July 30, 2011 | 12:00 AM

DESMOND SMITH'S love of Brown's Town, and especially the home where he has lived with wife Mauva since 1974 and raised their four children, is obvious as he speaks about his adopted parish.

Published:Saturday | July 30, 2011 | 12:00 AM

For most of the early 1960s, Millicent 'Patsy' Todd was the teen star of ska. She recorded numerous duets with singers Derrick Morgan and Stranjah Cole.

Published:Saturday | July 30, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Despite her title duties as Miss Jamaica World Western 2011, and her day-to-day job as a dental hygienist, Arielle Foote still finds the time for charity.

Published:Friday | July 29, 2011 | 12:00 AM

LIME, who are one of the sponsors of the Smirnoff Dream Weekend, will be boosting the party experience under its 'Life Accelerated, Party Initiated' push this Emancipation weekend.

Published:Friday | July 29, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Deejay Aidonia has signed a management as well as an endorsement contract with American businessman Corey Todd.

Published:Friday | July 29, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Intending to expose people to different cultures and encourage multiracial interaction, Todd and Elena Claxton will be staging Colourful Fantasies at Hedonism II in Negril next...

Published:Friday | July 29, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Come this Emancipation Weekend, Jamaica's elite will flock to Negril to revel at some of the most premium parties that collectively make up the Smirnoff Dream Weekend.....

Published:Friday | July 29, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It's finally here - The 2011 Smirnoff Dream Weekend has officially been activated ... ensure you know what your favourite Smirnoff mix is, have your LIME cellphones and BlackBerry handy...

Published:Friday | July 29, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Pretty in Pink has consistently pulled out a sea of female patrons over its seven-year run as part of the ATI Weekend package. This year's party will be held tomorrow at Cosmos Pink Paradise in Negril and, based on all indications, promises to be 'girl powerful'

Published:Friday | July 29, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The ATI team, promoters of the super inclusive 'Seven Parties in Four Days' party series, have upped the ante by offering one free ticket for every 10 season band tickets purchased.The 'Friend and Family Pac', as it is dubbed by the promoters...

Published:Friday | July 29, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Poet Yasus Afari is no stranger to the world of publishing, having written the books Eye Pen (a poetry collection) and Overstanding Rastafari: Jamaica's Gift to the World.For the upcoming Jamaica Poetry Festival, to be staged at...

Published:Thursday | July 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

At its 14th staging on Saturday night at Curphey Place, Swallowfield, St Andrew, King Omar Promotions' Tribute to the Greats will honour eight Jamaican music standouts in four categories. The Immortal (Gold) award goes to legendary band The Skatalites...

Published:Thursday | July 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It's just one day to go - The Smirnoff Dream Weekend is now making final checks with the Negril planning committee, shuttle buses are ready, the police are ready, parking lots are ready and you are reminded that there is to be no parking on the strip.

Published:Thursday | July 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Despite all the chaos at this year's staging of Miss Jamaica Universe (MJU) sashing and public parade on July 9, the pageant did not fail to fulfil Shakira Martin's dream. Martin proved to be a beauty with a purpose...

Published:Thursday | July 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It can be argued that the golden era of the festival song contest occurred between 1966, when Bam Bam by the Maytals took top prize, and 1985, when Roy Rayon's Love Fever capped what was a great 20-year run. In-between, there were so many quality songs...

Published:Thursday | July 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Gleaner-sponsored MoBay Jerk Festival is slated to stimulate the entertainment appetites of patrons in western Jamaica, with the help of Chris Martin and the newly crowned Magnum King Hurricane at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Centre, come...

Published:Thursday | July 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Singer Lloyd Ricketts, an original member of roots-reggae group The Itals, has died.Ronnie Davis, leader of the trio, said Ricketts passed away at the Savanna-la-Mar Hospital in Westmoreland on July 21.

Published:Wednesday | July 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

With only two days to go, the final execution and decoration plans are being finalised for all the events...

Published:Wednesday | July 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The inaugural staging of the Jamaica Poetry Festival, to be held on Sunday, August 14, at the Louise Bennett Garden Theatre, will pay tribute to Marcus Garvey, Louise Bennett-Coverley (Miss Lou), and Mikey Smith...

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