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

LONDON (AP): O Beckham, where art thou? David Beckham has become an unlikely muse to Britain's poet laureate, who has written a verse about the football star's career-threatening injury....

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

One of the distinctive voices to have emerged from the Digicel Rising Stars talent competition, singer Natel is stepping out in the music world more for 2010 with the backing of the noteworthy Grafton Studios....

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

YUMA, Arizona (AP):An Arizona judge issued a bench warrant Tuesday for Grammy Award-winning rapper Lil Wayne after he failed to appear for a hearing on drug and weapons charges because he is serving jail time...

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

It's almost impossible hearing a party being advertised without the name ZJ Liquid attached to it. The in-demand disc jockey, who plies his trade on ZIP 103FM...

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

Wholesome family entertainment, inspiration and volumes of fun are just some of the things Fun in the Son is synonymous with.

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

Synchronised swimming and music were cleverly mixed at Music 'N' Sync on Sunday evening at the Hilton Kingston poolside in New Kingston.The show started on time with the national anthem, before Noreen Greenwood's operatic...

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

LOS ANGELES (AP):The estate of Michael Jackson has landed the late King of Pop the biggest recording deal in history: a US$200 million guaranteed contract with Sony Music Entertainment for 10 projects over seven years, according to a source familiar...

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

It has been an age-old declaration: 'Men do not understand women.' In spite of their common bond, there are indeed differences between the two genders.

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

PHILADELPHIA (AP):Talk show host Oprah Winfrey must defend a defamation suit over remarks she made about a headmistress at her girls' school in South Africa after a sex-abuse scandal erupted there...

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

Call up to make those reservations now. Services for as low as $2,500 will be available during the Gleaner-sponsored Jamaica Spa and Beauty Week...

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

After storming the collections in New York and London, Pulse's dynamic model duo Jeneil Williams and Sedene Blake continued their amazing run of shows in Milan and Paris ending the 2010 Fall/Winter season on a high note last week....

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

There are only a few performers whose appearance on the steps leading into a venue is met with applause and, on Sunday night, Beres Hammond got that welcome from those who spotted him as he entered Studio 38, Trafalgar Road...

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

LPGA RETURNS - Prime Minister Bruce Golding welcomed the return of the Ladies Pro Golf Association, at Sunday's launch of the Mojo 6 Raceway Golf tournament, at the Caymanas Country Clubhouse in St Catherine. HATS ON!It was that time of year again when men...

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

LOS ANGELES (AP):Peter Graves, whose calm and intelligent demeanour was a good fit for the intrigue of Mission Impossible as well as the satire of the Airplane films, has died.Graves passed away Sunday just a few days before his 84th birthday outside...

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

Saint International crowned a new male and female Fashion Face of the Caribbean, as well as its Avant Garde designer, last Saturday night at the Courtleigh Auditorium with much fanfare and high fashion....

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

The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce honoured its best last week and the guests dressed their best to match the occasion. Plus, it was a special Bacchanal Friday as Soca Queen Alison Hinds was in town....

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

"I am prepared for it and I am preparing for it the way I get ready to play my part in any performance." These are the sentiments of Jimmy Cliff, singer/songwriter/ actor and one of five recipients of tonight's Rock and Roll Hall...

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

In an effort to show off Jamaica, films by local and international film-makers will be shown at Jamaica World Cinema Showcase (JWCS) next month...

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Pirate Jack, the Little Theatre Movement National Pantomime now onstage at the Little Theatre, celebrates its 50th performance this Sunday with its regular 4:30 p.m.

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Every Easter Monday since 2001, a day after the Christian community celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, sound system clash fans have gathered to witness musical slaughter at the Death Before Dishonour event in western Jamaica.

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Volier Johnson celebrates 40 years in theatreMel Cooke • Gleaner WriterVolier Johnson knew the value of really getting into character from the outset of what has turned out to be a lifetime in theatre.

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There has been many a 'breeze blow' across Jamaica since Hurricane Gilbert on September 12, 1988, leaving in their wake many a tune spinning on the turntables. But 22 years after it was recorded, there has been no hurricane song like Lloyd Lovindeer's Wild Gilbert, a bouncy song which puts a side-splitting twist on the tempest and its aftermath.

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Picture Africa. Think about pulsating drumming - the pace slow, staccato, fast. Visualise scantily clad natives dancing frantically. And then there is Roy Hamilton, 'The Jungle King' - African fire-dancer, this week's keeper of the heritage. Dancing is in his blood.

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Years ago international gospel singer Kirk Franklin stomped on to the music scene and asked Do you want a revolution? Today, it's still his unwavering cry.

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Professor Rex Nettleford's dance theatre company did Jamaica proud over the extended weekend of March 5, 6 and 7. Before anyone takes me to task because I refer to "Professor Nettleford's company" rather than the National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica (NDTC), let me assure you that I am very aware that 'Prof' hated to hear the company thus labelled.

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