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Published:Wednesday | February 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: Talent had no boundaries as the high-profile 2010 Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival climaxed at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium in the wee hours of Sunday morning on the talent stage. Considered up-and-coming,...

Published:Wednesday | February 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

From the very outset, 23-year-old Nadine Lattibeaudiere was a standout in the Diageo Learning for Life Project Artiste programme. Within the first days of the nine-month programme designed to empower some of Jamaica's less-fortunate ...

Published:Wednesday | February 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dennis Brown's former touring unit, Lloyd Parkes and We The People band, was on the stand. The emcee who introduced him numerous times, Tommy Cowan, was at the microphone. Brown's former home, 'Big Yard', was steps away from where the stage was set up at the intersection of Orange...

Published:Wednesday | February 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

We have more highlights from jazz, in case you missed the action....

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

Western Bureau: World-renowned reggae band Third World pays homage to some of Jamaica's National Heroes on its new album, Patriots. Patriots. The album, which highlights the work of Paul Bogle and Marcus Garvey, among others...

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

RUM BAR - Worthy Park Estate/Rum Bar Rum hosted its customer and staff appreciation party at Heather's Garden Restaurant, Haining Road, New Kingston, on Friday night....

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

LOS ANGELES (AP): Twenty-five years after the star-studded anthem We Are the World raised millions of dollars to aid famine relief in Africa, celebrities of a different generation gathered last night to re-record the charity tune to benefit Haiti...

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

The Jamaica International Ocho Rios Jazz Festival will be celebrating its 20th anniversary June 12 to 20 with more than 30 events around the island. With the theme Jazz - The Real Deal, this year's festival will celebrate the life...

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

Barbara Blake-Hannah, chairperson of the Reggae Film Festival and head of the Jamaica Film Academy, is promising an exciting festival this year, despite her limited budget. "With less than a shoestring budget, we have created an exciting calendar of events that will prove...

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

The Berhane Selassie Art Gallery will be launched tomorrow at Tuff Gong International Ltd on Marcus Garvey Drive, St Andrew.The art gallery is named after reggae singer Bob Marley, Berhane Selassie being the name given to him when he was baptised...

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

The 2010 Bob Marley Symposia, 'We Don't Need No Trouble - What We Need Is Love', begins today and continues until Friday. Organised by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission and the Bob Marley Museum, the symposia...

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

A variety of reasons have been presented when couples fail to honour their marriage vows. But certainly not the reasons (at least not in the Jamaican experience) presented in Basil Dawkin's latest production, For Better or Worse, being staged on the grounds of the Little Theatre ...

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

Stephen Marley, son of reggae legend Bob Marley, is the 2010 winner of the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album.

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

The weekend was all about the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival but the Corporate Area wasn't void of fun.

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

WESTERN BUREAU: An awesome, unequalled and commanding performance was how the great soul singer of all times, Gladys Knight, brought the curtains down on the 2010 Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium on Saturday night....

Published:Sunday | January 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau: Patrons at the 14th staging of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium were injected with high energy as soca music ruled Friday night through Trinidadian Machel Montano.

Published:Sunday | January 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau: Had it had similar lighting, sound and attention, the talent (small) stage at Friday's second night of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium might well have upstaged the more...

Published:Sunday | January 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Before Snow from Canada with Informer in the 1990s and Gentleman from Germany with Infatuation in the middle of the past decade, Dominic from England broke ground as a white deejay in the 1980s.

Published:Sunday | January 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

At Pepsi Rebel Salute earlier this month, deejay Peter Metro fell to his knees as he outlined Jamaican history in song to the large...

Published:Sunday | January 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With limited funding, Reggae Month will kick off tomorrow but expectations are still high for new Committee Chairman Charles Campbell.

Published:Sunday | January 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Under the caption 'Cool Ruler' dark horse for the Grammy Awards', incorrectly referred to Phil Pratt as the producer of Gregory Isaac's Love is Overdue.

Published:Sunday | January 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Performances are good for a night, but going on record is another thing entirely.

Published:Sunday | January 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Buju Banton probably occupied more performance time than most of those who actually made it to the stage at Pepsi Rebel Salute on Saturday, January 16.

Published:Sunday | January 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Producer and arranger Handel Tucker smiles as he explains to The Sunday Gleaner how Raymond Azan presented him with a song and he took it into 'Handel World'.

Published:Saturday | January 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jay Leno told talk show host Oprah Winfrey he was "devastated" when NBC executives asked him to leave The Tonight Show in 2004 because they wanted to give the programme to Conan O'Brien.

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