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Published:Tuesday | March 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Junior Lincoln lived in Trench Town and later left for England, maintaining close ties with the music industry on both sides of the ocean, after organising dances when he was a mere 12-years-old....

Published:Monday | March 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The setting was ideal — lush green lawn and towering trees against the backdrop of a full moon. And on the wings of cool breeze rode the aroma of some of Jamaica's popular dishes, light chatter...

Published:Monday | March 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The young and beautiful were out to celebrate with Generation 2000, the youth arm of the ruling Jamaica Labour Party, last week Thursday.

Published:Monday | March 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Having been twinned with The Radiator Factory from Denmark, the Jamaica Youth Theatre (JYT) is set to learn quite a bit leading up to the Contacting The World festival in July. In January, Jamaica was selected as one of 12...

Published:Monday | March 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Some peeved party patron(s) ought to call on the Fair Trading Commission to investigate misleading advertising by the organisers of several so-called 'premium inclusive' parties.

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Some time after, 'Rex N: A Celebration', had begun last Thursday evening in the Oriental Gardens, University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, Principal Gordon Shirley set the context for the university's marking of Rex Nettleford's passage through life.

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Sixteen years after his death, one question seems to come to mind when Garnet Silk is thought of or mentioned - What if?

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Reggae Month 2010 ends today, with more than 30 events having been scheduled for February. The series of activities spanned the island with a mix of live concerts, symposia, films, parties, workshops, exhibitions, school tours and trade fairs.

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In the rituals of the Maroons, Kumina, Revivalism, Pocomania, Rastafarianism and reggae, the African drum is never quiet. But how could it have been in a country where during a particular period of our chequered past it was the singular voice of liberation and promise? In its hypnotic and pulsating beats lie its power and strength. It is even immortal.

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Vogue's style. com predicted that she would be one of three new faces to watch for the fall/winter show season and Pulse's Sedene Blake has already surpassed expectations.

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Olivia Grange said "from my vantage point as Minister of Culture and the minister with responsibility for entertainment, I believe that the month was not as celebratory as last year's observance.

Published:Saturday | February 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The University of the West Indies hosts the book launch of Lauris Faith Mair's My Life I Make - Revisited: Spiritual Reflections on Reggae Lyrics tomorrow.

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 5:51 PM

Jamaican reggae artiste Sizzla Kalonji will be the headline act tonight at the 86th birthday party of Zimbabwe\'s president Robert Mugabe.

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

When a dear one 'goes gently into that midnight', it is often a painful experience for those who are left behind. And when the sunset is sudden, the ache, now shrouded in shock and horror, must be quite agonising.

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Influential saxophonist, Cedric 'Im' Brooks, is in a coma at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York City.Junior Blake, a friend of the musician, said he was admitted there February 18.

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Gleaner's Champs 100 tour is on the road and Holmwood was in the spotlight on Wednesday. The tour rolls into St Jago High School today...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaican popular music has a proud record of producing great drum-and-bass teams - Lloyd Knibb and Lloyd Brevette of the Skatalites, Carlton and Aston 'Familyman' Barrett of The Wailers, and Sly and Robbie....

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):After turmoil that included public squabbling, threats of a line-up change and a rehab stint, Aerosmith is back and ready to rock.The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers have announced their Cocked, Locked and Ready To Rock European summer tour -...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

"It is a great experience to come to Jamaica to sing," American blues singer Joan Cartwright told The Gleaner.Cartwright, who goes by the name Diva JC, is the featured artiste on the annual US Embassy event, Blues on the Green...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Look out, Hollywood, there is a new kid in town. It is the Barbadian film Hush 2 - End The Silence. After a successful eight-week run in Barbados, it was Jamaica's turn to experience the Marcia Weekes-penned and directed movie...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The 2010 Miss Global International beauty pageant was launched at the Hilton Kingston Hotel, New Kingston, on Tuesday under the theme 'Beauty for Tourism'.Speaking to those in attendance, Lachu Ramchandani, the pageant's...

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The most anticipated event each year in Trinidad and Tobago is its road march (also known as Pretty Mas), which takes place on Carnival Monday and Tuesday.

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Time flies when you are having fun and Something Extra gives you a fun-filled time every day....

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

London-based Trojan Records has launched a campaign for rare Desmond Dekker memorabilia, for possible inclusion on expanded versions of his first two albums, which the label plans to reissue this year...

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Now in its seventh year, Yasus Afari's Poetry In Motion rumbles on Sunday at Villa Gardens, Mandeville, starting with an all-inclusive dinner at 4 p.m.; show time will be at 6 p.m.

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