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Published:Saturday | October 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

From the loader man hustling passengers into cars they would probably have taken anyway to the market vendors enticing people to buy their produce in Coronation Market, Jamaica is full of theatrics.However, there is a formal part of the...

Published:Saturday | October 14, 2017 | 12:00 AM

It has taken three 2017 releases to join four long-standing staples on the iTunes Reggae Albums Chart, but for the first time in many a moon, albums by Jamaican performers comprise the majority of the full-length sets on the listing.This was up to...

Published:Saturday | October 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMDave Rodney

Jamaica-born, Brooklyn-based reggae artiste Bucky Ital is set to wed the love of his life today.Bucky Ital, whose real name is Uhan Pearson, hails from Westmoreland. He attended the Frome Technical high school before migrating to New York, and he's...

Published:Friday | October 13, 2017 | 12:01 AMStephanie Lyew

Dancehall recording artiste, Kareem Dawkins, better known as QQ, is all about serenading the females and climbing to a new high in the music industry...

Published:Friday | October 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMMichael Reckord

The Government has restarted the Values and Attitudes programme launched in the 1990s by Prime Minister P.J. Patterson. It was revived in February 2014 by Minister of Education Ronald Thwaites as the Respect Agenda campaign and endorsed by current...

Published:Friday | October 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

Hezron has never had a birthday party. It is his wife, Christine Rochester Clarke, who often has to remind him that the date is coming up - as she did ahead of last Thursday.They planned to go out on the town, but with rain and traffic jams, it...

Published:Friday | October 13, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Glowing PartySoak up the fun at Bliss Glowing Lights on a City Night Edition at Club Foreplay, Gem Palace Building, 47 Main Street, Ocho Rios, on Saturday, October 14, starting at 7 p.m. Admission: $500, free for Club Foreplay membersRetroParty at...

Published:Friday | October 13, 2017 | 12:00 AM

FRIDAYPIER PRESSURE: At Pier 1, Montego Bay, St. James. Enjoy Appleton signature blend drink specials all nigh.SATURDAY & SUNDAYFrenchmen Weekend at Pearly Beach Ocho Rios. Three amazing parties: Toasted Breakfast Party, Saturday 5am - 12pm; Nitecap...

Published:Thursday | October 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

There was a time when Marlon Samuda helped provide meals for homeless people in Cross Roads, St Andrew, and downtown Kingston. Then a Hillel Academy student, Samuda told The Gleaner he...

Published:Wednesday | October 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew

During Peter Tosh's solo career, the reggae musician contracted with the Rolling Stones Record Label through which his album, Bush Doctor, and singles - Wanted Dread or Alive and Mystic Man - were released.A relationship developed with Tosh and...

Published:Wednesday | October 11, 2017 | 12:00 AM

After perfect matrimonial bliss, newly-weds Michael (Steven Bishop) and Maddison Roland (Annie Ilonzeh) revel in their seemingly perfect marriage until Michael begins to show his abusive and controlling ways. Reaching her...

Published:Wednesday | October 11, 2017 | 12:00 AM

In Bellini's supreme tragedy, Sondra Radvanovsky is the tormented High Priestess of Gaul - Norma, who has secretly broken her vows to love Pollione, the roman commander. Pollione is no longer in love with Norma and is now in love with the young...

Published:Wednesday | October 11, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The Met Opera's music director emeritus, James Levine, conducts Tony Award winner Julie Taymor's production of Mozart's masterpiece Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute). Francisco Araiza is the young prince Tamino, who finds...

Published:Wednesday | October 11, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Six little ponies embark on an epic journey that takes them far away from the only home they know, after being invaded by the sinister Storm King, who wants to steal their magic. The film features the voices of eight-time...

Published:Wednesday | October 11, 2017 | 12:00 AM

For the next four months, Montegonians will get in on the action with alternative content when Palace Multiplex shows your favourite National Theatre Live plays, starting this Thursday at 6 p.m. with a must-see encore of Obsession starring Jude Law...

Published:Wednesday | October 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMAmitabh Sharma

Dreadlocks Story, the documentary which explores Indian influence on Rastafari culture, is being showcased in the United Kingdom (UK) as a part of Black History Month.The documentary, which is intertwined with a common thread of a belief systems...

Published:Tuesday | October 10, 2017 | 12:04 AMMel Cooke

The Drawing Room Project was started as a 10-day workshop in 2008, and, in 2014, its annual master's level retreat began at Country Thyme in Highgate, St Mary. The fourth retreat is slated for Good Hope, Trelawny, from November 10 - 13, with...

Published:Tuesday | October 10, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Cargo, a film by Bahamian director Karim Mortimer, won the Amnesty International Human Rights Prize at the recently concluded trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff).Mortimer said that the story was influenced by a childhood experience - a news story...

Published:Monday | October 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMDamian Levy

It's been 35 years since Blade Runner was gifted to the world. The 1982 sci-fi noir thriller with philosophical undertones changed the face of cinema and is one of the more intelligent blockbusters there is.Since its release, many have tried to...

Published:Monday | October 9, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Margaritaville launches SIN and Heat WaveThe Hip Strip comes alive as Margaritaville Caribbean, Jamaica launches two exciting new nightclub offerings in Montego Bay - The SIN series, starting October 10, 2017, at Club Ville, Montego Bay, and...

Published:Monday | October 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew

Tourists are becoming increasingly aware of activities made available within inner-city communities that span beyond music and dance, and much more than just sun, sea and sand.Life Yard director Shane 'Eyeball' Morgan shares that since the...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

The names of the first round of artistes booked for the 9th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival have been released.The international reggae festival has booked some of the biggest names on the global reggae circuit, including Slightly...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small

"Cultural exploration around the globe" is currently the motto associated with Yvan Rodic's Facebook page.Fashion and style aficionados would be more familiar with Rodic's brand and moniker Facehunter. Beginning in 2006, Rodic has been at the...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

For most of her young adult life, Krystal Tomlinson has been in the business of inspiring others. The passion-driven communications specialist and motivational speaker believes that she has a calling on her life - one that keeps steering her towards...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

The hook of Junior Kelly's Love So Nice came to him through the combination of a domestic dispute he was observing through the peephole of his apartment in Boston, Massachusetts, and Bob Marley's Stir It Up, which was accompanying his cooking.At a...

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