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Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

Reggae sensation I-Octane will grace the stage of the LIME All-Island Carnival, when it reaches the town of Linstead on Sunday at the Tru-Juice Sports Complex.The wildly popular singer joins soca star Oscar B and former Magnum Kings and Queens ...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP): Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed film legend whose sultry screen persona, stormy personal life and enduring fame and glamour made her one of the last of the classic movie stars and a template for the modern celebrity, died yesterday at age 79.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

Check out the people who dominate the social scene....

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

Immensely popular dancehall superstar David Constantine Brooks, also known as Mavado, brings his seminal brand of dancehall music to Studio 38 on Friday. He joins a long list of ska, rocksteady, reggae and dancehall stars to perform live at Studio 38....

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

Tye Tribbett's life is governed by the principle "In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works" (Titus 7:2). On his second visit to Jamaica as one of the guest acts on the Best Dressed Fun in the Son ...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

It is not often that an artiste of the stature of Beres Hammond performs at a high school event.Fortunately for Ardenne High School, Beres is a parent and so will be performing as part of a fund-raiser the institution is undertaking."...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The music of a Jamaican jazz hero returned to the local stage with the Tribute to Wilton Gaynair concert at the Institute of Jamaica's Lecture Hall in downtown Kingston, recently.....

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

When Rex Nettleford passed, Jamaica and lovers of the arts in all forms, including his beloved dance, sighed. They sighed again last Saturday when co-founder of the National Dance Theatre (NDTC), Sheila Barnett, took her last breath...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

GABRIELLE'S MEET & GREET When you are the daughter of a former prime minister, the spotlight finds you sooner or later.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

When asked why he was bringing a pianist to Jamaica, Ambassador Alfredo García of the Embassy of Chile told sceptics that relations between countries was not only about politics. ...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The University of Technology has a new chancellor and EdgeChem marked its 60th anniversary with a big splash!

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

For whom much is given, much is expected, the saying goes. And of Nathan Cowan, son of two of Jamaica's gospel musical icons, the legendary Tommy Cowan and Reverend Carlene Davis, much is expected....

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

Delly Ranx says he is still involved very much involved in dancehall music despite his absence from the local music scene in recent years.In fact, the well-known artiste-producer disclosed that he has...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The list of Jamaican artistes for the main concert of Fun in the Son was phenomenal.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

If you have ever wondered what contemporary art is, what it entails and what it means to be a contemporary artist, then the Contemporary Arts Forum held at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMC) recently, answered all these questions and raised a few others worthy of consideration.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

Among the more striking examples of mob justice being put on record is Buju Banton's early 1990s' song, Man Fe Dead, for which there were two versions. The better known is the 'informer' version, but there is also the rendition which advocates...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

Chuck Fendah, also known as The Living Fire, was livid when he went into Big Yard Studios one evening in 2006 to record Gash Dem and Light Dem for Jukeboxx Records.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

With the availability of more live venues and events, there seems to be a rise in the numbers of local bands wanting to make their names in the music industry. One band at the helm of this resurgence is Dubtonic Kru.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

In a show of love and support for the Japanese community after last Friday's earthquake and tsunami devastated sections of the country, Junior Reid and his One Blood family have come together to raise funds to be sent to Japan in aid of those affected by the disasters.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

Soon to be available in Spanish, English and French www.caribefilm.com, is the new web page of the Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase. According to a release from the showcase, the page has been designed as a space for worldwide promotion of Caribbean Cinema.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

Aiming to be bold, "Timeless, Fresh and innovative" Is the mantra of upcoming Jamaican designer Johnpaul Pierre. Working out of New York City, Johnpaul, born Jermaine Watson, is working on getting to the top of the international fashion game.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

After 30-some-odd years, and even after his death, there might still be a side to reggae legend Bob Marley very few have seen.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

Listeners are used to 'shock jocks' in the United States. They have been tuning in to Don Imus and Howard Stern for over 30 years.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

Over a decade since his debut album, roots singer Lazah Current is preparing to release his second set with a mini promotional tour of Canada.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

As usual, there were lots to do on the social scene this week...

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