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Published:Tuesday | November 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Laura-Anne Fung is still celebrating the opening night of her solo exhibition at Grosvenor Galleries. Family members, well-wishers and art lovers turned out in their numbers to celebrate with the young artist and peruse some of her work...

Published:Tuesday | November 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Baileys celebrates its birthday, Digicel says thanks to dealers, there is a new spa and wellness centre in town...

Published:Tuesday | November 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Seems like just about everyone went out to dine during last week's Gleaner-sponsored Restaurant Week.

Published:Monday | November 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Following more than two months of preparation and a week of gastronomic delights at cut-rate prices, the curtain came down on the sixth annual Gleaner-sponsored Restaurant Week and, from all accounts...

Published:Monday | November 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Closer, a new single, on Diana King's latest compilation, Warrior Girl, set for release next year, has already hit a chord with Jamaicans. King performed Closer during her first set in Jamaica in many years, something she was nervous about...

Published:Monday | November 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

FOUR OF the entertainers who recently signed partnerships with telecommunications company LIME - Ce'Cile, Beenie Man, Mavado and Elephant Man - have put their considerable talents together in creating an infectious jingle...

Published:Monday | November 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The lush green grounds of the Digicel Field near Lady Musgrave Road came alive on Saturday with the staging of a fun day titled Pickney Palooza. It was organised by the Creative Kids Learning Academy (CKLA) Parent-Teachers' Association (PTA)....

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

An American film with dancehall at the centre of its plot premiered Tuesday night at the Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston. Local dancers and American actors came out to support the film, which received a sceptical response from its viewers.

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Pulse International model Sanya Hughes has landed a role in a major blockbuster, as one of the most successful movie franchises in the industry is marking its fourth installment - Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Supporting a cause that is very dear to her heart, Michele Rollins, CEO of the Rose Hall Development Limited, will be hosting the Rose Hall Holiday Ball to aid the SOS Children's Village in Barrett Town, St James.

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Earl 'Little Roy' Lowe had the start of Tribal War, the enduring reggae song celebrating peace between battling factions, in his head for about a year before a newspaper article sparked the lines which he used to complete it.

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Philip Newman may now be able to add 'concert pianist' to the long and varied list of occupations he has had over the years. The list includes bicycle courier, truck driver, farmer, piano dealer, piano rebuilder and tuner, and construction project manager.

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It is a more mature and developed C-Sharp band that will be bringing a whole new sound to their sophomore album, The Invitation, next year.

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Tony Wilson's recorded voice shook with emotion as he introduced a very special dance at the Little Theatre last Sunday night. The dance, Rooted ... in the Spirit, had been choreographed by Wilson as a tribute to the late Rex Nettleford, artistic director of the National Dance Theatre company (NDTC).

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) has dubbed its new website 'a cultural hub'. The website was launched last week at the Ardenne High School. According to the JCDC, the initiative is part of an ongoing rebranding and overall strategic plan currently being implemented by the agency.

Published:Saturday | November 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Over 50 of the island's best writers were awarded at the National Creative Writing Competition 2010 awards ceremony hosted on Wednesday by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC).

Published:Saturday | November 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Men's clothing atelier, Base Kingston, has formed a new partnership at its upper Manor Park Plaza location.

Published:Saturday | November 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Solidarity among dancers was strong Tuesday night at the premiere of A Dance For Grace at the Courtleigh Auditorium, a film about an American dance crew who learns the Jamaican dancehall style to compete in a national dance...

Published:Saturday | November 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Last night, Studio 38, the restaurant and entertainment venue on Trafalgar Road, continued to celebrate its first anniversary.

Published:Saturday | November 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

When organiser Dwight McBean and his team planned to stage a Pan Extravaganza to raise funds for the Kingston Parish Church-based steel band, Musical Apostles, they had no idea of the overwhelming support they would have...

Published:Friday | November 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Believe it or not, there were other activities in Jamaica this week than The Gleaner-sponsored Restaurant Week.

Published:Friday | November 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Aviator Richard Mitchell attended Priory Preparatory School, Jamaica College and the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, where he attended the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communications (CARIMAC) and graduated with upper second class honours...

Published:Friday | November 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Bochirace off Half-Way Tree Road, St Andrew, does not look like the typical studio - and it is not. It is a rehearsal studio, so there is no need for a recording booth or the strict separation of sounds between instruments and voices to create a pristine recording....

Published:Friday | November 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Laura Ann Fung will be having a solo exhibition this weekend at the Grosvenor Gallery.Fresh out of high school, Laura decided that now was the perfect time to produce an exhibit since it willl be her final year in Jamaica...

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

It was a moment of merriment for the stakeholders of the National Youth Orchestra of Jamaica (NYOJ) last Sunday as they shared, in a preshow press conference of some sort, their involvement and achievements...

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