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Published:Tuesday | January 31, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Approximately 61 years after her grandfather's visit to Jamaica, film-maker Susan Robeson has repeated the journey, albeit for contrasting reasons and under contrasting circumstances.Paul Robeson, a noted civil rights...

Published:Tuesday | January 31, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Talk of last weekend's Jazz & Blues Festival lingers in the air....

Published:Tuesday | January 31, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau: Anticipation is now running high in Negril as the resort town gets ready to host the 20th staging of the internationally renowned Bob Marley Birthday Bash, which will be held over four days, February 3-6...

Published:Tuesday | January 31, 2012 | 12:00 AM

MOVIES: Actor: Jean Dujardin, The ArtistActress: Viola Davis, The Help.

Published:Tuesday | January 31, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Wednesday, February 1 Classical, jazz, mento and ska music at Emancipation Park, New Kingston...

Published:Monday | January 30, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau: Musical excitement ruled supreme at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium on Thursday night as patrons who attended the opening night of...

Published:Monday | January 30, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: Like a drug suddenly removed from the addicted, Celine Dion left her audience yearning and in awe last Friday night.The adrenaline was high in the country and Dion had literally succeeded ...

Published:Monday | January 30, 2012 | 12:00 AM

According to Gregory Lopez, a Calabar High School old boy, Orrett Rhoden was considered, in some way, a prodigy. Rhoden was the only one to get the full attention of his schoolmates when he played one of his pieces for devotion...

Published:Monday | January 30, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau: As it was in the beginning last Thursday night when the Talent Stage acts held their own, so it was at the end on Saturday night when the curtain came down on the 2012 staging of the Jamaica Jazz & Blues...

Published:Monday | January 30, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: With a superb performance on par with the high-calibre production of the 2012 staging of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival; Damian 'Junior Gong' Marley...

Published:Monday | January 30, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: Like a 'maniac' under the influence of music, Richie Stephens delivered a scintillating performance on night two of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, second to none other than Celine Dion.Sharing the...

Published:Monday | January 30, 2012 | 12:00 AM

For weeks, months, maybe even years to come, people who witnessed it will be talking about the Sweet 16 of the Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival on the weekend....

Published:Sunday | January 29, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Seven stalwarts who have made exemplary contributions to the growth and development of Jamaica's music over the past 50 years were honoured with commemorate awards during Thursday night's start of the 2012 edition of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium, near Falmouth.

Published:Sunday | January 29, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The month of February is just three days away and romantic lovers, music lovers and the culturally conscious are preparing themselves in various ways, depending on their individual persuasions and aspirations, for the many events and anniversaries that dominate that month.

Published:Sunday | January 29, 2012 | 12:00 AM

On their March 2008 debut album Movement, Rootz Underground's Farming announced the six-member band's commitment to tilling the soil. A staple in their high-energy live set, Farming links music and tilling the soil, lead singer Stephen Newland proclaiming...

Published:Sunday | January 29, 2012 | 12:00 AM

It was a fusion of the past, present and the future, as the 16th staging of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival unfolded at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium on Thursday night. While the veterans and accomplished artistes took the main stage to perform during the premiere of the three-day music festival; aspiring stars working to carve out a niche for themselves...

Published:Sunday | January 29, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Capturing the sights, sounds and energy on the grounds of the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium was easy for the combination of HBO and platinum sponsors Flow. Indeed, when the lights flashed on the main stage at the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, a crew from HBO was at the stadium producing a documentary feature about the 2012 event.

Published:Sunday | January 29, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Lead guitarist Charles Lazarus puts Rootz Underground's treks outside Jamaica succinctly, saying, "We have been fortunate enough, to tour on a lean budget." This has seen them growing their audience "from 100 people in a room to where it is today".

Published:Sunday | January 29, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Sunday, January 29: Free concert on Orange Street, Kingston, in honour of Dennis Brown.

Published:Sunday | January 29, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The First International Orrett Rhoden Music Festival of Jamaica 2012, under the distinguished patronage of His Excellency Marc-Olivier Gendry, the French ambassador, got off to a smashing start at the first event in the series recently.

Published:Sunday | January 29, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The Promised Land, Dennis Brown's early 1980s song of joy (the promised land, going to the promised land), concern (there is a lot of work to be done in the promised land), hope (there's plenty of land for you and I) and entreaty (brother man, what are you doing for the promised land?) is, in large part, a musical detailing of an actual journey.

Published:Saturday | January 28, 2012 | 12:00 AM

No-Maddz will debut their Jamaica 50-year anniversary song, Sort Out Yuh Life Jamaica, and nationwide campaign at Coral Cliff in Montego Bay at noon today.

Published:Saturday | January 28, 2012 | 12:00 AM

After many years on the road touring Africa and Europe, reggae singer Edge Michael, the nephew of famed music legend Peter Tosh, is now seeking to make an indelible mark in Jamaica.

Published:Saturday | January 28, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Some movie titles are wordy and complicated (Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan) or generically forgettable (Someone Like You). Others, like Man on a Ledge, tell you everything you need to know about the movie in just a few tidy words.

Published:Saturday | January 28, 2012 | 12:00 AM

President of Kiwanis Club of Montego Bay East, Joy Ford (second left), smiles as she presents a gift basket of baby supplies to new mother Monique Colquhoun, who gave birth to Tyrek Brown ( 2.51 Kg) at 5:03 a.m. on Saturday, January 21, at the Cornwall Regional Hospital.

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