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Published:Sunday | April 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

For Justin Crellin, there are few more exciting sights than hundreds of nature-loving fans jamming to a reggae beat. Even after 30 years, it gets his blood pumping. Crellin is an organiser for the Reggae On The River (ROR) festival, an annual event that has its 26th staging on July 26 and 27 on the banks of the Eel River in northern California.

Published:Sunday | April 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In previous years, Douglas Prout had taken many a scrap of paper to the Actor Boy Awards Ceremony - but had never had a chance to reach into his pocket and reel off his mandatory 'thank yous'.

Published:Saturday | April 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP):A California appeals court on Thursday denied Roman Polanski's latest attempt to end his decades-old sex case, a move that could set the stage for the fugitive director's return to the United States.The California Second District Court...

Published:Saturday | April 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Producers of South Park said on Thursday that Comedy Central removed a speech about intimidation and fear from their show after a radical Muslim group warned that they could be killed for insulting the Prophet Muhammad.It came during about...

Published:Saturday | April 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

DreamGirlz Collection is hosting a casting for models at CariBlue Hotel, Ironshore, St James, starting at 10 p.m.

Published:Saturday | April 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Ernie Smith will perform at Studio 38, Pulse Centre, Trafalgar Road, on Sunday, May 2. The concert, previously scheduled for Sunday, April 18, was postponed due to inclement weather.

Published:Saturday | April 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Kreative Space Gallery and NGM Children's Foundation has embarked on an initiative to showcase local artistes across the island.

Published:Friday | April 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Since the release of his first official single on Big Ship Label, Bramma admits to feeling the wave of excitement the song has ignited. "Defend Mi Own has totally reenergised me and seems to be my first potential hit since the start of year," he said.

Published:Friday | April 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The evening was ideal, the venue intimate, the atmosphere relaxing and the aroma of the cuisine mingled with appreciable sounds of "Yeah" and applause to fine display of musical and vocal talents.

Published:Friday | April 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With an innate desire to create beautiful things, Jamaican designer Arlene Martin presents a clean, simple and sophisticated aesthetic with her fashion line 'Drenna Luna'.

Published:Friday | April 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

best betsthursdaytomorrowInfallible with Tanya StephensBacardi and Tanya Stephens are Infallible at Christopher's, The Quad, 20-22 Trinidad Terrace, New Kingston, from 7:30 p.m.-11 p.m.FileAssassin will perform at Curry Fest an Sunday.sundayMusical...

Published:Thursday | April 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Following three months internship, three students of the pioneering class of the Diageo Learning for Life Project Artiste have landed recording deals with one of Jamaica's leading entertainment agencies -Solid Agency.

Published:Thursday | April 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In its 17th year, the Rototom Sunsplash will move from its long-time home in Italy to a new country, Spain, but it was launched at the Ashanti Oasis, Hope Gardens, St Andrew, on Tuesday afternoon in homage to reggae's home.

Published:Thursday | April 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Being a television anchor is a lot harder than it appears on the surface. The first two episodes of CVM TV's The Anchor have shown conclusively that not many people have the ability to read effectively from a teleprompter.

Published:Wednesday | April 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It's been an active week on the social scene so far, and your favourite page in The Gleaner is back to share it all with you.

Published:Wednesday | April 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Bigga Jamaica Oaks Race Day will be enthralled in a tizzy of excitement when dancehall diva Tifa and the dynamic QQ perform at the Boom After Races Concert at Caymanas Park on Saturday.Also set to take the stage is Chozenn, a finalist in the Magnum...

Published:Wednesday | April 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A day in the life of an American family who come together to put a beloved husband and father to rest. As mourners gather at the family home, shocking revelations, festering resentments, ugly threats, blackmail and a misdirected corpse unleash lethal mayhem.

Published:Wednesday | April 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dave Lizewski, a comic-book fanboy, decides to use his obsession as an inspiration to become a real-life superhero. As any good superhero would, he chooses a new name, Kick-Ass, assembles a suit and mask to wear and gets to work fighting crime. There's only one problem standing in his way, Kick-Ass has absolutely no superpowers.

Published:Wednesday | April 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LAS VEGAS (AP): It was a night filled with laughter and song as country music's biggest stars turned out to salute Brooks and Dunn during the taping of ACM Presents: Brooks and Dunn - The Last Rodeo at the MGM Grand.

Published:Wednesday | April 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Bryan Art could have made his full-length solo debut nearly a decade ago. Then, the guitarist-recently-turned-singer was doing phonetic pretzels with his name and was known as Brahyhan Art, part of the Fiwi Music outfit along with Yogi (now Courtney John). That album would have been released in about 2002.

Published:Wednesday | April 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Veteran Jamaican broadcaster Lister Hewan-Lowe believes the recent troubles of dancehall artistes with United States (US) authorities will open the door for traditional reggae acts in that country.Hewan-Lowe, who hosts two...

Published:Tuesday | April 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A Jamaican film-maker's documentary about the country's indifference toward homosexuals is tentatively scheduled for a November release.

Published:Tuesday | April 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Two children and two years later, Jennifer Lopez has resurfaced with a Back-up Plan.

Published:Tuesday | April 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Roots plays have a bad reputation. Theatre practitioners quietly shun them. Theatre critics quietly illegitimise them. Theatre patrons quietly avoid them. In polite society, they are decried, quietly, as simple, base entertainments for the hoi polloi. Not exactly an open-minded attitude, but whatever, right? To each his quiet own.

Published:Tuesday | April 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The brother of Oscar winner Mo'Nique said yesterday on Oprah Winfrey's talk show that he molested the actress when they were children, and he wants to apologise to her.

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