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Published:Monday | April 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Anne Hathaway and Jesse Eisenberg's talking birds have edged out Tyler Perry's sass-talking grandma at the weekend box office. Hathaway and Eisenberg's animated family adventure Rio took in US$26.8 million to remain the No. 1 movie for the second-straight weekend, according to studio estimates yesterday.

Published:Sunday | April 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Red Stripe, Digicel and The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) are back on board for the 19th staging of Reggae Sumfest.Last year, performances by Reggae and dancehall's brightest stars, along with international superstars Usher and Chris Brown, were nothing short of spectacular; and this year's event which runs from July 16 to July 23 is anticipated to be even better.

Published:Sunday | April 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Warmth and cold battled it out in the auditorium of the Edna Manley College's School of Music on Sunday evening. The conflict, figuratively speaking, was between the warmth of the music delivered by the performers and the ever-increasing cold of the air-conditioned room.

Published:Sunday | April 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Today is Easter Sunday 2011 and the airwaves will naturally be filled with songs about the man seen as the ultimate Christian hero, Jesus. However, Jamaican popular music is noticeably bereft of songs lauding Jamaica's National Heroes Paul Bogle, George William Gordon, Nanny, Samuel Sharpe, Sir Alexander Bustamante, Norman Manley and Marcus Garvey.

Published:Sunday | April 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Doctor went to school recently. But how much he had learnt after his tour of the Alpha Boys' School, cannot be said. What he should know, however, is the importance of the task he is involved in - creating a new environment for 130 male wards of the state from ages of six to 18, 10 per cent of whom are disabled.

Published:Sunday | April 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

On April 2, 2011, Garnet Silk's 45th birthday passed with little fanfare, much as the 16th anniversary of his death on December 10, 2010, slipped by bereft of the accolades and regurgitated eulogies which are the standard soundtrack to a major music figure's death knell.

Published:Sunday | April 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Every donation counts, no matter how small. This statement is the foundation on which 'Recovery Japan' was launched last Wednesday at the Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston.

Published:Sunday | April 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

International organist Ansel Collins of Double Barrel fame left the island on Monday for England where he joined forces with Dave Barker (popularly known as Dave and Ansel Collins).

Published:Sunday | April 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

When his father Garnet died Fabian Smith, now 21 years old, was old enough to have formed permanent memories of him. Among them are his father disciplining him, Garnet eating dinner and also brushing his teeth, as well as in a car with his father driving.

Published:Sunday | April 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Blu Grass in the Sky Band has a new video and is eagerly awaiting its debut. High Grade Love is to be released on Tuesday and comes on the back of a two-year journey.

Published:Saturday | April 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce Karl Samuda presented an elated Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Olivia Grange with the Edna Manley piece, 'The Trees Are Joyful', which was recovered and turned in to his ministry on Tuesday.

Published:Saturday | April 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Robert Pattinson used to pretend he knew the British royal family when he went to the United States (US). The Water for Elephants star - who was born and raised in London, England - has never met any of the monarchy, but continues to be surprised people believe that he has just because he comes from the United Kingdom (UK).

Published:Saturday | April 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Marsha-Lee Hamilton is a normal 19-year-old young lady who hails from the small community of Caenwood Heights in Hope Bay, Portland. However, she is involved in the very sophisticated art of doll making from recycled materials.

Published:Saturday | April 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

After an overwhelming response in 2010, Smirnoff Dream Weekend is already announcing dates for this year's staging. The festival will commence on Friday, July 29 and run until Monday, August 1.

Published:Saturday | April 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Beyoncé Knowles is "working nights" on her new album while in Paris. The Run The World (Girls) singer is visiting the French capital with husband Jay-Z, and while staying in a two-storey suite at the Hotel Le Meurice, the pair have been working hard to get her forthcoming album complete.

Published:Thursday | April 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Indian High Commission and Indian Cultural Society in Jamaica hosted Ye Shaam Mastani, an Indian cultural evening, featuring classical dancers from Dallas in the United States of America, at the Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts...

Published:Thursday | April 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

There was a time when music collector Roy Black only spoke up on air to announce the time as he hosted the 'Saturday Night Alternative' show on KLAS FM.Then he started to speak about the music he was playing, Black telling...

Published:Thursday | April 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Partygoers in Negril and Ocho Rios get the opportunity to experience a continuous party vibe annually through Negril's Dream Weekend and Appleton Temptation Isle (ATI), as well as Ocho Rios' Easter weekend, which all...

Published:Wednesday | April 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Caribbean Fashionweek (CFW), the seminal fashion, entertainment and lifestyle event that has come to epitomise the essence of Caribbean style, is now in its 11th year, the first year of a new decade. ...

Published:Wednesday | April 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

On a regular business day, vehicular access to the Liguanea Drug and Garden Centre requires a left turn from Hope Road into the plaza where it is located. Sunday was not a regular day, however, as there were no cars...

Published:Wednesday | April 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The now traditional sunrise act of worship, Morning of Movement and Music, hosted annually by the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) continues at the Little Theatre in Kingston, on Easter Sunday.Artistic Director Barry Moncrieffe has informed that...

Published:Wednesday | April 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

On the evening of March 31 2006, producer Rohan 'Snowcone' Fuller says he got a telephone call from Miami, Florida...

Published:Wednesday | April 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

In appreciation for what he considers a blessing, Jah Dore, real name Sean McDonald, has committed himself to producing songs that will uplift and ignite change for his listeners."What I'll bring is experience and talent.

Published:Wednesday | April 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Whoever said lawyers don't know how to have fun, never experienced Bar Beat before.Held at The Pub on the Devon House property, the event was executed by the Bar Association of Jamaica as a means of allowing members ...

Published:Wednesday | April 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

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