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Published:Wednesday | April 4, 2012 | 12:00 AM

It's all new, from mayors to the opening of a gaming lounge and a bank's corporate head-quarters....

Published:Tuesday | April 3, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Sean Paul's fifth studio album Tomahawk Technique, a dancehall set with a rich infusion of pop and R&B, is doing well, according to the Grammy-winning deejay. Speaking to The Gleaner prior to performing at the Rémy Martin Fly Away Concert at Sandals Grande...

Published:Tuesday | April 3, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The board of the American Women's Group (AWG) is currently selling raffle tickets for some very attractive prizes, and for only J$100 each! The AWG, in its constant drive to raise funds for its many scholarships for needy students...

Published:Tuesday | April 3, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Bacchanal Fridays is over but get ready for the last hurrah; and last Friday it was time for a conversation with PUMA Chairman Jochen Zeitz, another classy affair from Suzie Berry's Whisky Productions Ltd....

Published:Tuesday | April 3, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Twenty-two VIP guests from The United States flew into Jamaica, courtesy of Atlantic Records and Remy Martin Cognac, to see dancehall superstar Sean Paul perform at Sandals Grande Riviera Beach and Golf Resort, last Saturday night....

Published:Tuesday | April 3, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Summerfest Productions has announced that long-time partners Digicel, Red Stripe, Jamaica Tourist Board and now Pepsi have recommitted their support of the 20th staging of Reggae Sumfest. The greatest reggae show on earth returns to Catherine Hall...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2012 | 12:00 AM

After almost a year in the making, singer Tarrus Riley will on April 17 release his most personal project to date. The 15-track acoustic set, titled Mecoustic, is being released in conjunction with France-based...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2012 | 12:00 AM

BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP): A bustier worn on stage by Whitney Houston fetched $18,750 at an auction of memorabilia from the late pop star's career on Saturday in Beverly Hills....

Published:Monday | April 2, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Wealth Magazine continues its monthly corporate mingle and many are still talking about the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce's awards event...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Supreme Ventures Limited is seeking to broaden its grasp of the gaming arena, as the company recently expanded its Acropolis Gaming & Entertainment Centre to Cross Roads...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2012 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP): The Hunger Games is still the first item on the menu for movie fans, taking in $61.1 million to remain the No.1 film in its second weekend...

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The second event to mark International Theatre Day was held on Wednesday. During a symposium titled 'The Theatre of Jamaica 50, 'Righting' Our History - The Conscience of Post-colonial Playwrights', Honor Ford-Smith deconstructed the works of Marcus Garvey, Dennis Scott and Sylvia Wynter.

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2012 | 12:00 AM

In acknowledgement of International World Theatre Day observed on March 27, a symposium was held at the Dennis Scott Studio Theatre (EMC) on the topic 'From the Periphery to Centre: Jamaican Theatre at 50'.k

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Much of Tommy Ricketts' introduction of Owen 'Blakka' Ellis at the amphitheatre, Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMC), on Tuesday night was personal recollection of a then dreadlocked Ellis' fiery exploits...

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2012 | 12:00 AM

International theatre director and writer Yvonne Brewster (OBE and a Black Theatre Fest Living Legend) was the lecturer during a master class for directors of the stage titled 'Some Principles and Practicalities of Directing for the Stage'.

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The end was unexpected and many were disappointed. Fortunately, the reason for that disappointment has not lasted. Calabash International Literary Festival will be making its return in May under the theme 'Jubilation! 50'.

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The piercing silence of the night was broken on several occasions by the poetry which filled the air.

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Louis Jordan, best known for his infectious, uptempo recordings like Cho-Cho-Chi-Boogie, Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens, Caledonia, Show Me How You Milk The Cow and many others, was indeed the single-most...

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2012 | 12:00 AM

CAREY Robinson's much-awaited Memoirs of A Jamaican Media-Man will be launched at 6:30 this evening at Pulse's Studio 38, Trafalgar Road, St Andrew.Described in a Sunday Gleaner review as "a simply wonderful literary feast",...

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Director Pablo Hoilett aims to offer a different type of entertainment to patrons and raise the standard of Jamaican plays when Chain Reaction opens on April 7.

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Smirnoff Bacchanal Beach J'Ouvert was launched last Wednesday at the Knutsford Court Hotel poolside.

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2012 | 12:00 AM

During a party to launch season two of 'Mission Catwalk' at The Acropolis Gaming & Entertainment Centre in Barbican on Tuesday, host and executive producer Keneea...

Published:Friday | March 30, 2012 | 12:00 AM

It's been a week of non-stop social activities.

Published:Friday | March 30, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The Floss Team is gearing up to host their debut event, Floss, Pop Bottles. According to Wanyou Floss, a member of the organising team, Floss, Pop Bottles will showcase premium liquor at an affordable price...

Published:Friday | March 30, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The successful 'Future Shock' Bacchanal Fridays series will end with its final fête tonight at the new Mas Camp, Stadium North...

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