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Published:Friday | January 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Jamaicans at home and abroad have been busy on the social scene and we have some snapshots for you....

Published:Friday | January 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Chan Dizzy, one of Jamaica's fastest rising young talents, continues to make major strides in his musical endeavours.

Published:Thursday | January 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The annual Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards was held last Friday....

Published:Thursday | January 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

When Christopher Crooks left his band, Boom Draw, in 2005, he knew he was embarking on what was the most important aspect of his career as an entertainer.That knowledge can be scary, but Crooks was not to be deterred...

Published:Thursday | January 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Rhythm and Blues sensation SWV are set to rock the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival stage with a potent blend of sassy and soulful blast from the past, come tomorrow night! The Gleaner caught up with the trio's lead singer...

Published:Thursday | January 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Johnnie Walker, over the years, has stood by the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival while it opened its doors to the likes of international performing artistes, Babyface, Erykah Badu, Joss Stone and Gladys Knight.Today, the renowned product will partner...

Published:Thursday | January 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The LIME All-Island Carnival has been creating quite a buzz since its launch last Wednesday, January 19, evening at the Devonshire, Devon House.The 12-week carnival series, which will encompass soca lovers revelling and partying in 10 parishes across...

Published:Wednesday | January 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

All roads lead to the western end of the island today, as this year's Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival gets under way at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium.

Published:Wednesday | January 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Last week, instructors from predominantly Latin America and trainers from Haiti, St Lucia and Jamaica were involved in an intense week-long workshop held at the newly constructed Jamaica Social Investment Fund multi-purpose...

Published:Wednesday | January 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau: Through it all, the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival is cemented in the heart and runs through the veins of Dominique Peterkin, who has been going to the event since it first began 15 years ago. "It is a great social time for persons.

Published:Wednesday | January 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Hundreds of jazz and music enthusiasts flooded The Deck, New Kingston, for A Taste Of Jazz on Thursday night. Gibby gave a rock-inspired performance with some heavy bass and drums while also treating the audience to some dancehall and reggae....

Published:Tuesday | January 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It may be her biggest assignment to date, but singer Sachana Beepot said she is not nervous about her appearance at this week's Jazz and Blues Festival....

Published:Tuesday | January 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Youth Awards - The National Youth Awards was held on Sunday and PM Golding seems to have had a good time....

Published:Tuesday | January 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Speculation had been rife about Rastafarian deejay Miguel 'Sizzla Kolonji' Collins' decision to go on an extended Africa trip early last year, The STAR picking up on a report in May that Sizzla said he was in Zimbabwe to stay....

Published:Tuesday | January 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

For the second year in a row, Flow will be managing communications at the annual Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival scheduled for the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium from Thursday to Saturday.Flow is expected to ensure the best communications for the show's...

Published:Tuesday | January 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Exclusive alcohol sponsor of the 2011 Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, Red Stripe, said it will unveil a great consumer experience to thousands of patrons expected at the 15th Jamaica Jazz...

Published:Monday | January 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It was more than a concert it was a result show, a lesson in musical instrument, and more. The occasion was the OASIS Caribbean Concert, organised by the National Youth Orchestra of Jamaica (NYOJ) in collaboration...

Published:Monday | January 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Mico kicked off its mammoth anniversary celebrations yesterday, and we have highlights of other events you might have missed ....

Published:Monday | January 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: Tarrus Riley ignited a furnace in the loins of the Caribbean Marketplace crowd last week Tuesday night, and if he thought Byron Lee's Dragonnaires would offer some type of cooling system, he was wrong....

Published:Sunday | January 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

This year's Reggae Month will not only be a celebration of our music but it will also be a time of active lobbying through the 'Save The Music' campaign.

Published:Sunday | January 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Calabash International Literary Festival was first held in 2001 in Treasure Beach, St Elizabeth, and, as announced early last week, had its final staging in 2010. The Sunday Gleaner looks back at each year of what turned out to be a popular event, proving that a significant number of Jamaicans are interested in literature.

Published:Sunday | January 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Warrior King says that he was nervous when he went into the small studio at Anchor, Windsor Avenue, St Andrew, to record Virtuous Woman. He was the youngster of the crop of artistes doing songs on the rhythm, the others including Luciano, LUST, Junior Kelly and George Nooks.

Published:Sunday | January 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

I believe I can claim, without being pretentious or devolving into bombast, a unique relationship with the Calabash International Literary Festival. I reported extensively on all of them, save for the last, read on the 2003 staging...

Published:Sunday | January 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

After promising an energetic performance, fans won't have to wait long to see rock band Maroon 5 live onstage as the countdown to Jamaica Jazz and Blues begins.January 28 will mark the band's first visit and performance to...

Published:Sunday | January 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

After years of trying their hand at music production, widespread success has only just recently come the way of the Young Veterans group.Sekou Davis and Sheldon Pennicott have been...

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