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Published:Sunday | October 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

On October 13 at 6 p.m., the Jamaica Association of Dramatic Artists (JADA) and Bookophilia will host dramatic readings from School's Out - a pivotal work from acclaimed author and playwright Trevor Rhone.

Published:Sunday | October 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Edi Fitzroy's Princess Black has long earned near hallowed status for Black women, but he is quick to point out that the 1984 song from his second album Coming Up Strong is highly appreciated by women of other races as well. It also goes for different shades of black women, as Fitzroy said women tell him "I am brown, I am black".

Published:Sunday | October 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

IF EVER there was a woman (apart from Katie Price), who some mainstream newspapers seem fixated on giving negative press to, it's Naomi Campbell. What gets less press is the large amount of charitable work she does.

Published:Sunday | October 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

International reggae artiste Kwabena Nip plans to feed Africa. The Jamaica-born singer said he left Jamaica at a young age and has been on a spiritual journey, taking up residence in several countries in the process.

Published:Sunday | October 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Edi Fitzroy's most recent album is the 2010 Peace and Love for Hill Side Productions, run by Anthony McKenzie and Sergeant Juggler. However, Fitzroy complains that he is not getting consistent airplay for what he considers to be a good album.

Published:Sunday | October 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Award-winning pop star Sinead O'Connor recorded a new single with famed roots-reggae producer Kemar 'Flava' McGregor last Friday at a Dublin, Ireland recording studio.

Published:Saturday | October 8, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Anne Palmer story has been told through various media in the Jamaican literary and performing arts landscape. It has been told in books, poems, plays, and songs.

Published:Saturday | October 8, 2011 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP):A coroner's investigator acknowledged Thursday that she made mistakes while collecting medications and other evidence from Michael Jackson's bedroom after he died, but she minimised the issues by saying no investigation is...

Published:Saturday | October 8, 2011 | 12:00 AM

ORLANDO, Florida (AP):The estranged daughter of actor Billy Bob Thornton has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the death of a friend's one-year-old daughter during an overnight stay at her home.Amanda...

Published:Friday | October 7, 2011 | 12:00 AM

This is no seven-year itch, it's the much-anticipated Gleaner-sponsored Restaurant Week, and it's back bigger than ever before. The greatest gastronomic fare in the island has spread its wings to enfold New York-based Miss Lily's Restaurant....

Published:Friday | October 7, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Negril's Oasis of pleasure, Hedonism II resort, turned up the heat last Saturday with the 19th staging of the Miss Black Nude Pageant.The eight Black American-based contestants faced off in the various categories, which included Talent, Best Evening...

Published:Friday | October 7, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Anthony McKenzie made his songwriting connections in an unlikely place, the parking area for the United States (US) Embassy when it was located on Oxford Road, New Kingston.Although he had been in the business of writing songs...

Published:Friday | October 7, 2011 | 12:00 AM

By now, many would be familiar with 'College Lifestyle', the television programme which explores student culture at the tertiary level...

Published:Friday | October 7, 2011 | 12:00 AM

ingjay Protoje has released The Seven Year Itch Lyric Book, which features the lyrics of all 13 songs from his debut album The Seven Year Itch, along with the dates that the songs were written.

Published:Thursday | October 6, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Everton Pessoa's life has changed in many ways since he was declared winner of the 2011 JCDC Festival Song competition.Not only has his name been added to the history books of list of...

Published:Thursday | October 6, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Wouldn't it be fun to travel to New York next month to watch her perform?Smirnoff is giving away 500 tickets to the Smirnoff Nightlife Exchange Project, and a Jamaican could be among the lucky few to go one better.The Smirnoff Original Nightlife...

Published:Thursday | October 6, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Art's (EMC) School of Music on Saturday continued its concert series, celebrating its 50th anniversary with an evening of...

Published:Thursday | October 6, 2011 | 12:00 AM

German Ambassador Josef Beck and his wife Gudrun Beck hosted a reception in honour of the 21st anniversary of the Day of German Unity, at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, on Monday night.

Published:Thursday | October 6, 2011 | 12:00 AM

At last Friday's launch of 'Bob Andy Unplugged', Diane Ellis of the Bob Andy Song Foundation and Junior Lincoln, who will produce the October 28 concert, emphasised the importance ...

Published:Thursday | October 6, 2011 | 12:00 AM

On Wednesday, eight distinguished Jamaicans will receive the Institute of Jamaica prestigious award, the Musgrave medal - one gold, four silver and three bronze.

Published:Wednesday | October 5, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Spanish-Jamaica Foundation hosted Noche de Flamenco concert at the Iberostar Resort in Montego Bay on Monday night...

Published:Wednesday | October 5, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Positive music, positive vibrations and a positive message were what the Mahima Music for Life concert was all about on the lawns of The Jamaica Pegasus on Sunday night...

Published:Tuesday | October 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Flow CUMI Come Run after-party and prize-giving ceremony took place at Blue Beat last Saturday night in Montego Bay....

Published:Tuesday | October 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

New wave music meets old hip hop mixed with a little punk is a formula that has been the basis of indie bands across the world. A sound like that coming out of the reggae-and dancehall-oriented Jamaica begs to be noticed, and the Acmatic Band has been noticed....

Published:Tuesday | October 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP): An emergency room physician told jurors yesterday that Michael Jackson's doctor never mentioned that he had given the singer the powerful anesthetic Propofol, but acknowledged the disclosure probably wouldn't have saved the King of Pop....

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