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Published:Thursday | September 13, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Giving back to charity is how singer Alaine will be ringing in her birthday this year. Alaine will be celebrating her birthday live in concert at Redbones Blues Café on September 21. This will also mark the first staging of her charity event called 'Walking on Air'. ...

Published:Thursday | September 13, 2012 | 12:00 AM

With some old, new and borrowed songs, singer Christopher Martin entertained his audience at Tuesday's staging of the Heineken-sponsored Behind the Screen series at Usain Bolt's Tracks & Records, Constant...

Published:Wednesday | September 12, 2012 | 12:00 AM

With the aim of promoting Jamaica worldwide, United States-based artiste Desmond The Songwriter said he tried to represent the country to the best of his ability when he participated in the Apollo Live reality series that will...

Published:Wednesday | September 12, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau: The award-winning animator responsible for the social-media hit series Dutty Bwoy, Reinardo Chung, is taking his creativity to another level as he seeks to extend his creative...

Published:Wednesday | September 12, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The prestigious Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) arrived in Jamaica in celebratory mode.
Arriving on the same flight as the Jamaican Olympians and being serenaded by the Alpha Boys Band on Monday evening appears to have heightened the spirits...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2012 | 12:00 AM

In its 31st anniversary season of dance, Movements Dance Company of Jamaica paid tribute to Jamaica's 50th. On Saturday evening, the second performance of the season saw some moments of greatness...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Scenes from 'Music Through The Ages'...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The Ocho Rios Seafood Festival, held for the past five years at the Urban Development Corporation (UDC)-owned Turtle River Park, has moved.The event will now be held at the nearby Ocho Rios Cruise Pier...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The compilation of Leonie Forbes' story began over a decade ago. She recalled that "in the beginning, it was not a case of writing down my story in any set way. It was a matter of telling my story to Professor Morris"...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Among the many social events over the weekend, Jamaica's sprint darling, Olympian Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, returned to the island to a swell reception.

Published:Monday | September 10, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The Possession occupied the top spot at a nearly comatose box office.

Published:Monday | September 10, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Several activities are slated to be held islandwide during September to commemorate the life and work of one of Jamaica's renowned cultural exponents, the Honourable Louise Simone Bennett-Coverley, fondly known as 'Miss Lou'.

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Jamaican author JJ Thomas, has published his latest book, Black America! Why? on Amazon.com where it has been since August 22.

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2012 | 12:00 AM

In the small matter of a week, The Jamaican Folk Singers will have celebrated 45 years as an entity.

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Dr Omar Davies was minister of finance in the P.J. Patterson-led government and is currently minister of transport, works and housing in the political administration headed by Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller.

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The Dynamic Life Foundation in collaboration with the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission has produced a culturally based competition called the JA 50 Legacy Showcase.

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Half-way up the stairs to the fourth floor at The Gleaner's North Street, Kingston, office, Jahmali responds to the standard query about his well-being with "great!"

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Whether it is jetting off to Europe for tours or performing in front of big audiences, Chris Martin has been one of the staple reggae/dancehall artistes on many a major local and/or international show.

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2012 | 12:00 AM

In a bid to continue the spread of Jamaican culture worldwide, the Creative Production and Training Centre (CPTC) has launched its Commemorative DVD Gift Pack.The collection that includes productions such as 'Jamaica Beat',...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Lisa Hanna, culture minister, has come out in praise of the efforts of Miss Lou and has penned a missive to the media to mark the occasion of her birthday yesterday.

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2012 | 12:00 AM

AP:There may have been no signature moment at this year's MTV Video Music Awards, but there was a signature sound: the screams of teenage girls wild about One Direction.

Published:Friday | September 7, 2012 | 12:00 AM

On Wednesday afternoon, host Dr Dennis Howard, Member of Parliament Dr Omar Davies and guest speaker, former Prime Minister P.J. Patterson (by recording, as he had to attend a meeting related to West Indies cricket) all detailed the number of renowned performers...

Published:Friday | September 7, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Attica Fraternity of Taylor Hall, University of the West Indies (UWI), is gearing up to host its annual charity event Appleton Genesis, the Ultimate Fresher's Drink-up...

Published:Thursday | September 6, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The Bureau of Women's Affairs is expressing outrage at the growing practice of using women's bodies as 'body bars', as reported in The Gleaner on Tuesday.The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, of which Jamaica ...

Published:Thursday | September 6, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Bang Showbiz: Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart will both appear at the MTV Video Music Awards. The Twilight Saga co-stars and former off-screen couple had been due to present an award together at the event...

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