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Published:Sunday | February 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Reggae legend Toots Hibbert is the latest act to be featured on 'Live From Daryl's House', a webcast project of singer/songwriter Daryl Hall, half of the American pop duo Hall and Oates.

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Heavy rains last Sunday prevented many would-be patrons from attending the 21st staging of Fi Wi Sinting , usually the biggest one-day African heritage celebration in Jamaica. But those who defied the inclement weather soaked up the continual drizzle, festivities, fun and food.

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports the Honourable Olivia 'Babsy' Grange swapped her multiple ministerial hats for the journalist's on Wednesday evening, passing on a report that she put together from interviewing a music publisher about his MIDEM experience in January. MIDEM is the annual music trade show in France.

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

"Oh death, where is thy sting?" seemed to be the unvoiced cry by the many Jamaicans who turned out to join members of the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) in their celebration of the life and work of Professor the Honourable Rex Nettleford.

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Owen 'Blakka' Ellis officially retired from stand-up comedy last year, after nearly a quarter century of stirring, side-splitting laughter while addressing very serious matters. Rohan Gunter is in his fourth year of stand-up comedy, after entering the Comedy Buss contest in 2006.

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

During Reggae Month last year - in fact, on Bob Marley's birthday - the Broadcasting Commission issued a directive that would have far-reaching effect on the Jamaican music content being given airplay.

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

For anyone who has attended an exhibition by artist Christopher Irons, they know his presentations are anything but conventional. Recently, Irons took a break from shocking art patrons to record an album inspired by his lady love.

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In many ways, watching popular roots actor Keith 'Shebada' Ramsey is like watching the comic book character, mild-mannered Bruce Banner, transform into The Hulk.

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

After leading what would be described as a full life, filmmaker Barbara Blake-Hannah said there is nothing she would do differently because she had done everything her way.

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Capleton is the latest dancehall star to feel the heat from gay-rights groups in the United States.

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Year upon year, the statistics on violence against children get more and more alarming. In 2006, statistics compiled revealed that more than 1,700 children were victims of major crimes, including rape, committed in Jamaica during that year alone.

Published:Friday | February 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Second City of Montego Bay got a sweet treat recently during the MoBay Chocolate Company and The Beautiful One Chocolate and Lingerie pre-Valentine's party at the Khiatani's home at the Lagoons in Montego Freeport....

Published:Thursday | February 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Thursday | February 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

He may never be listed among Jamaica's most influential musicians, but Byron Lee certainly had one of the most enduring careers in the history of the country's popular music....

Published:Thursday | February 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There was a tremendous pouring of love on love's most celebrated day. The occasion was the second Lion's Club of Kingston charity fund-raiser dubbed, Musical Delights II.

Published:Wednesday | February 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The island's glamorous people converged on the western end of the island last weekend for the annual Sugar Cane Ball at the Round Hill Hotel and Villas and a fund-raiser for the Prince Charles Foundation hosted by Michele Rollins and former United...

Published:Wednesday | February 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

BERLIN (AP):An Iranian movie made against the backdrop of last year's election campaign and centring on a man whose wife is killed in a shoot-out between police and demonstrators, made its debut yesterday at the Berlin film festival.Director Rafi Pitts...

Published:Wednesday | February 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE THIRD instalment in the fortnightly Studio 38 concert series fell on Valentine's Sunday and the music, live and recorded, duly acknowledged the day for lovers with a generous serving designed for matters of the heart....

Published:Wednesday | February 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Pulse Investments Limited launched the 10th anniversary of Caribbean Fashionweek (CFW) last week at Studio 38 in New Kingston.This year's CFW is set for June 8-14 at the National Indoor Sports Centre.Addressing the launch, Pulse CEO Kingsley Cooper...

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Hanover Charities staged its annual polo event for charity at Chukka Blue Ranch Polo Grounds.

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In the last few days, planeloads of Jamaicans have been landing in Trinidad and Tobago for its annual carnival. Jamaicans are not the only ones pulled to this wild event.

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

FOR JAMAICA Inc hosts a simultaneous global premiere of Listen 2 The Call, a benefit song for Haiti, today at 4:53 p.m.The song is dedicated to the victims and survivors of the 7.0-magnitude earthquake which shook Haiti on January 12.Listen 2 The Call...

Published:Monday | February 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The vibe and energy did not start to build at Bacchanal Treasures on Friday night at Mas Camp, New Kingston, until the selector started playing some of the older soca songs.
When Sparkles Disco played Pearl Jam's Footsteps and Alison Hinds' Faluma...

Published:Monday | February 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Valentine's Day was definitely a family day out for many and Something Extra captured some of them at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel and The Jamaica Pegasus hotel yesterday....

Published:Monday | February 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Wailers were a musically cohesive unit on all angles. Together, texture, vocal flexibility, timbre, sense of musicality, thematic interest, kinship and vision was reflected in their overall sound and informed their spirituality and aesthetic concepts....

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