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

Pulse International Limited is all set to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Caribbean Fashionweek.

Published:Thursday | February 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Reggae crooner Freddie McGregor will be delivering all his hit love songs this Sunday at Studio 38 at the Pulse Centre, New Kingston. McGregor's Valentine's Day performance marks the third in Studio 38's live concert series...

Published:Thursday | February 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Parties, parties everywhere and Extra has them all....

Published:Thursday | February 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Gleaner asked Dr Donna Hope Marquis, lecturer in reggae studies at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, if academic examination of Jamaican music still needs legitimacy and she says "in Jamaica, yes". "You still have to be explaining why you are studying it.

Published:Thursday | February 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Internationally acclaimed reggae entertainer Jimmy Cliff is expected to be present at the LINKZ Awards Show at Margaritaville in Montego Bay on Friday to collect a Lifetime Achievement Award. According to CEO of LINKZ 96 FM, Roger Allen, the decision to present ...

Published:Wednesday | February 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica (ACIJ) director Bernard Jankee made it clear that remounting 'Movements Through the Passage' had not been planned in honour of the late Professor Rex Nettleford. However, speaking at Monday's launch in the ACIJ's Ocean Boulevard...

Published:Wednesday | February 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP):A star for former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr was added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame Monday evening during a whimsical ceremony that also marked the 50th anniversary of groundbreaking on the sidewalk attraction.Starr's name was the...

Published:Wednesday | February 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

As he had predicted, 2010 is off to a good start for Iceman. With his songs Mischievous and Keep My Hustle Alive having good momentum, the singer is also making a name for himself among the teenage population as he participates...

Published:Wednesday | February 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Lil Wayne's prison sentence was expected to begin yesterday but the rapper was granted a brief reprieve. Wayne will report back to a New York courtroom on March 2 because his lawyers argued that he had to undergo dental surgery before his prison sentence began...

Published:Wednesday | February 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau: Excellent theatre coordination and performances emanated from the stage during the world premiere of Jane Crichton's White Witch play, held at the Fairfield Theatre in Montego Bay at the weekend. Directed by renowned director, Douglas Prout...

Published:Wednesday | February 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

JetBlue's inaugural flight between the United States of America and Jamaica, touched down in Montego Bay on Monday.

Published:Tuesday | February 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Caribbean Fashion-week (CFW) celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, between June 8 to 14, at the National Indoor Sports Centre in St Andrew. Kingsley Cooper, chairman of Pulse which organises CFW, said this year's event would represent a combination...

Published:Tuesday | February 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

REWARDING REGGAE'S BEST - Local celebs put on their finery for this year's EME Awards presentation show, at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston....

Published:Tuesday | February 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Gospel artistes Robert and Jenieve Bailey host their sixth annual Valentine's Day concert, It's All About Love, at the Courtleigh Auditorium on Sunday.Robert and Jenieve were members of the now defunct gospel group, Life Singers. They became a duo when the other members...

Published:Tuesday | February 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

By the time the Bonner Brothers took the stage last Thursday night, they were performing to mostly white chairs that were in the gardens of The Jamaica Pegasus hotel at the sixth staging of the Excellence in Music and Entertainment (EME) awards....

Published:Monday | February 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In a Gleaner story carried last October, a day after being conferred with the Order of Merit, Professor Mervyn Morris said, "I hope that literature and the arts will be increasingly noticed for an award of this kind". He dedicated the award...

Published:Monday | February 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Montego Bay's stylish and fabulous were out for the opening night of the play 'White Witch' at Fairfield Theatre on Saturday.

Published:Monday | February 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

If anyone still needed living proof of Jamaicans' enduring passion for the love song, well composed and delivered, they would have got it at last Friday's tribute - to Jamaica's two most popular deceased singers - in the smiling figure of Keith Lyn....

Published:Monday | February 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Youth View Awards (YVAs) showed vast improvement at its third staging held last Saturday night at the National Indoor Sports Centre. The awards show boasted elegant décor, great organisation and a crowd that was definitely "young, hot and hype"....

Published:Sunday | February 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Worrell King has said that while a complete package is required from a closing act, "unfortunately in Jamaica there are not a lot of show people." Among the effective closers King has seen are Capleton, Ras Moses...

Published:Sunday | February 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Next Sunday, much love is going to be in the air, well at least at Somerset Falls, Hope Bay, Portland. But forget it if you are thinking it's about Valentine's Day, roses, chocolate and that fictitious Cupid and his little bow and arrow.

Published:Sunday | February 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Mento, as an art form, seems to be dying but the Gilzene and The Blue Light Mento Band is working to keep it a vibrant part of the Jamaican culture.

Published:Sunday | February 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):After a year of insurmountable grief, John Travolta has returned to work. He took most of last year off to mourn the death of his 16-year-old son, Jett, who died on January 2, 2009, of a seizure while vacationing in The Bahamas.

Published:Sunday | February 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Bob Marley would have been 65 years old yesterday and, normally, his birthday would have been celebrated by his family at the Smile Jamaica concert.

Published:Sunday | February 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It is coming up to the end of the typical long stage show in Jamaica. The patrons have been on their feet all night through a slew of performers, cheering, jeering or dishing out the silent treatment as they are so moved.

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