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Published:Wednesday | June 29, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Once a year since 2007, the most discerning of Jamaica and South Florida's partygoers are treated to the utmost decadence in an event - ALIST 'The Definition of Luxury'....

Published:Wednesday | June 29, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Miss Jamaica Universe first runner-up Yendi Phillipps officially launched her foundation on Sunday night at the Fiction Lounge. Promptly beginning at 6 p.m., the event was well attended....

Published:Wednesday | June 29, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Dancehall Diva Tifa launches the video for her hot new track, Get Flat, tomorrow at Fiction Lounge and the fashionista said the stylish video is bound to turn heads and send her fans running to her favourite outlets...

Published:Wednesday | June 29, 2011 | 12:00 AM

While International Reggae Day 2011 is officially celebrated on Friday, July 1, the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, gets into the groove early with a symposium tomorrow evening. A release from the organisers said that the symposium, 'Saluting Reggae Vanguards'...

Published:Wednesday | June 29, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It could be described as a Smirnoff Dream Weekend dress rehearsal when teammate Phillip Palmer and friends celebrated his party at Uber on Friday night...

Published:Tuesday | June 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Alto saxophonist Douglas Gurthrie took the approach of one of his musical idols, King Curtis, in making his debut solo album, Dougie Guthrie: Melody Maker. "His interpretation was so great. I live by it," Guthrie said...

Published:Tuesday | June 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Singjay Keida has provided a breath of fresh air to the Jamaican music scene, now sets her sights on taking her island flair to the music mainlands.The old-school flavoured Jamaican Boys signalled Keida's arrival on the music...

Published:Tuesday | June 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

There are many pearls, rubies and even diamonds within the music industry. But only one Gemsto:n. Describing her style as dancehall/reggae with a hip-hop edge and her musical idol as Bob Marley because of the musical barriers...

Published:Tuesday | June 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Female musicians in Jamaica tend to have a harder time getting recognition than their male counterparts. Cara Renee knows that and her particular situation makes it even harder for her. She lives in New Jersey, thousands of miles away from Jamaica...

Published:Tuesday | June 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Red Stripe Bold Reggae Sumfest Jump Off Party at Barbican beach on Friday was like a mini Sumfest. The organisers went all out to create an atmosphere that is said to be just a taste of what patrons can expect from July 17-24....

Published:Tuesday | June 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Yendi Phillipps' foundation is now a reality ...

Published:Monday | June 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts (PSCCA) at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona recently organised a performance to show appreciation to the main sponsors responsible for refurbishing the theatre.The Centre recognised the CHASE...

Published:Monday | June 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Credited as one of the persons who spearheaded dancehall's transition into computer-made rhythms, it is ironic that Wayne Smith is now putting out an album which has mostly live music.In 1985 Smith did Under Mi Sleng Teng ...

Published:Monday | June 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Campion College Dance Troupe is giving dance fans an opportunity to see for themselves why the troupe walked away with 19 gold medals and 12 national trophies...

Published:Monday | June 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau: Montego Bay was 'diagnosed' with a splendid kick off ATI media launch and party at Pier One in Montego Bay over the weekend that helped to propel the hype of the weekend series of parties in Negril....

Published:Monday | June 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Reggae Sumfest 2011 is all ready to go and members of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean showed......

Published:Monday | June 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Thirty-five-year-old HEART Trust/National Training Agency trainee Judith Appleby described last Sunday's staging of Fashionblock as the "happiest day of my life". The Saint International-staged event is held annually and steals the streets ...

Published:Sunday | June 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The following article published, last week in the Arts and Education section, is being republished because a technical glitch resulted in several sentences being deleted in the print edition.

Published:Sunday | June 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

International performing arts group ASHE will host its first edutainment camp called Summer Swag and Celebrity Fiesta from July 4-29, at its new home at Youth Centre Jamaica, 8 Cargill Avenue, Kingston 10.

Published:Sunday | June 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Sleng Teng rhythm of 1985 is a landmark moment in Jamaican music history. The first popular rhythm for which no musicians were used to play instruments live in studio and also earned Wayne Smith his enduring nickname, which morphed into the name of his music production label, came from a Casio keyboard.

Published:Sunday | June 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Dr L'Antoinette Stines describes next weekend's SOULJAZZ by L'Acadco as a mini-season, but a major production. With single shows on Saturday and Sunday at the Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts at the University of the West Indies, Mona, in terms of length it is about as short as a dance season can get.

Published:Sunday | June 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Good news seems to come in triplets for fast-rising reggae artiste Hezron. The artiste, who completed one of his best performances on the hit series Plug N Play earlier this month, currently has several hit songs receiving tremendous airplay on most of Jamaica's top radio stations.

Published:Sunday | June 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It is coincidental, but appropriate, that the first Green 4 Life Eco-Music Festival takes place on Saturday, July 2, a day after International Reggae Day 2011. Green 4 Life will be at Rivfalls, Maggoty, St Elizabeth.

Published:Sunday | June 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It has been all of six years since Noddy Virtue's impassioned singing, million-watt grin and irrepressibly upbeat attitude helped create the peak of 'Digicel Rising Stars' frenzy. Since then, he has been one of the few graduates of the popular talent show to make inroads into the tough local stage-show and recording arena.

Published:Sunday | June 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The season finale of The Blackburns of Royal Palm Estate tonight means that, for the next few months, local television screens could be devoid of locally produced dramas or comedies. Since 1994, when Royal Palm Estate became 'must-watch tv', local drama or comedy series have not mushroomed as expected.

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