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Published:Sunday | May 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Last week, 10 questions were thrown at Kwame Dawes, the programming director of the Calabash International Literary Festival, as Calabash prepares to celebrate its 10th anniversary this month. This week, Dawes' close friend, Colin Channer, faces the same questions.

Published:Sunday | May 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

After coordinating a visit to Paris, France, in early April for mento to have a presence at Festival de L'Imagimairie, Jamaica Music Museum curator Herbie Miller concludes that there is potential for a mento resurgence.

Published:Sunday | May 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

This month, Barbados will become home to CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution - the first film-distribution company in the English-speaking Caribbean aimed at creating moneymaking opportunities for producers of Caribbean content.

Published:Sunday | May 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The creation of one song takes hours, days, even weeks of hard work but only minutes to spread across the Internet and into the homes of thousands. Long gone are the days when persons had to wait on vinyls and CDs to obtain songs from their favourite artistes.

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Shia LaBeouf says the second Transformers movie got too big for its own good - but the third one brings the heart back to the franchise. LaBeouf, who starts work on the next Transformers sequel on Tuesday, said the third instalment will be the best one yet.

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

what'sontodaychildrenSaturday Art and Craft for Kids at Grosvenor Galleries, 1 Grosvenor Terr, Kgn 8.

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

British award-winning and celebrity hairstylist Desmond Murray is booked to lead the hair design and styling team for Styleweek Jamaica from May 27-30.

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Will the criminal justice system be alive on Law and Order next fall? It's down to the wire whether the venerable TV cop drama will be nabbing more bad guys in a history-making run.

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Millions of girls love him, but Justin Bieber is definitely single. The 16-year-old Canadian heart-throb tells The Associated Press he doesn't have a girlfriend and is just "hanging out" with a few girls.

Published:Friday | May 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Lil Wayne's efforts to keep up the beat behind bars have gotten him in trouble in jail, an official said yesterday.The Grammy Award-winning rapper faces poossible discipline after jail officers found a charger and headphones for a digital...

Published:Friday | May 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It's now open 'Secrets'! Can one woman be this fab?

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Branson Centre for Entrepreneurship - Caribbean was launched on Monday at the Jack's Hill, St Andrew, residence of Chris and Michelle Bovell on Monday.

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Oprah Winfrey is joining with Alan Ball to produce an HBO film based on the non-fiction best-seller The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.The network said yesterday that Ball, creator and executive producer of HBO's drama series True Blood...

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Athletics poster boy Usain Bolt is set to try his hand at entrepreneurship as he launched Usain Bolt's Tracks and Records sports lounge on Tuesday night. His foray into the entertainment business is being backed by Kingston Live Entertainment (KLE)...

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP): A prosecution spokesman says Sean Penn has reached a plea deal in a case in which he was videotaped kicking a photographer.Penn entered a no contest plea to vandalism through his attorney yesterday morning.

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Norman 'Syd' Bucknor, the engineer/producer who worked with some of the biggest names in Jamaican popular music, has died.

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

If ever 'A Change is Gonna Come' in the society, the expectation is that it will have to start with the young people. Fittingly, then, the Sam Cooke classic was Bunny Brown's choice for a Teachers' Day visit to St Richard's Primary School...

Published:Wednesday | May 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Nigerian poet Niyi Osundare, going second in a poetry double header with Francis Coke at the Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts, UWI, Mona, on Sunday morning, started his reading before the word. For while in the Christian tradition the word...

Published:Wednesday | May 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The city was buzzing with activity yesterday....

Published:Wednesday | May 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Smokey Robinson, Ella Fitzgerald and James Brown were among the music legends being honoured on the Apollo Theater's new Walk of Fame in New York City.Workers on Monday began installing sidewalk plaques in front of the storied Harlem...

Published:Wednesday | May 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

CHICAGO (AP): Playboy readers who can only imagine what it would look like if a nude centrefold jumped right off the page are getting new specs to help them see into Hef's world.

Published:Wednesday | May 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Maroghini has always combined music and farming. He laughs as he remembers taking over the back of the tour bus to grow sprouts in bottles when Saraba, the Afro-rock band he was then in, was touring heavily in the early 1980s...

Published:Wednesday | May 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Lena Horne, the enchanting jazz singer and actress known for her plaintive, signature song Stormy Weather and for her triumph over the bigotry that allowed her to entertain white audiences but not to socialise with them, has died.

Published:Wednesday | May 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

CANNES, France (AP): Hard times for the economy. Hard times for the Cannes Film Festival, at least in terms of splashy Hollywood films for which the world's most prestigious cinema showcase is known.

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP): THE LEGEND of Robin Hood, king of the rogues, is best summed up by Roger Miller, the guy who sang King of the Road. "There's been a heap of legends and tall tales about Robin Hood. All different too," Miller says...

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