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Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau: Fast-rising reggae and dancehall entertainer I-Octane easily stole the show at the Fuel Cell Energy Drink's Honouring Dancehall Heroes fête at The Jungle in Negril over the Heroes weekend....

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Today marks the 67th anniversary of the birth of reggae star Peter Tosh and, like previous years, the landmark will likely pass without fanfare. However, the University of the West Indies...

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP)Celine Dion has been admitted to a Florida hospital to prevent the early delivery of her twins.

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP): A re-styled version of the Elvis Presley hit Suspicious Minds hit radio stations on Monday, part of an album being released later this year featuring newer, more contemporary takes on many of his hits.

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP): When a top music executive found out that John Legend was working with The Roots on an album dedicated to social change and activism, he didn't give Legend words of encouragement.

Published:Monday | October 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Saturday night's poetry session of the Manifesto Jamaica Festival of ART'ical Empowerment presented two strikingly different styles of dub poetry by No-Maddz and D'bi Young....

Published:Monday | October 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP): Johnny Knoxville and his 'Jackass' gang are even bigger hits in three dimensions.Jackass 3D, their latest big-screen collection of crazy stunts and antics, opened with a whopping $50 million, soaring past the debuts of their first two...

Published:Monday | October 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WINE LESSONS FROM HARDY'S - As we get in gear for the sixth annual Gleaner-sponsored Restaurant Week, Hardy's, one of the sponsors, is making sure diners understand the wines they will select at dinner during the week of November 13-21.

Published:Monday | October 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

If a great dance show is characterized by the choice of music, vibrantly coloured costumes, creative exploration of spaces and fantastic extension of the body, then Esor Dance Ensemble's 5th season of dance titled Images was a success.

Published:Monday | October 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

All roads will lead to the LIME Golf Academy in New Kingston on Saturday, November 6, when Grammy Award-winning, American R&B singer Betty Wright gives music lovers a night to remember.

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Due to an overwhelming demand, tickets to the Arthur Guinness Celebration are now restricted to 'Text and Win' winners. All tickets for the '4 Crowns for 1 Ticket' have been depleted.

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There are many faces to dancehall deejay Spice. Known to her friends and family as Grace Hamilton, Spice is on one level an astute businesswoman, on another, a raunchy deejay, and, on yet another, a mother and soon-to-be wife.

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Gleaner continues to keep its eye on the Miss World competition, more specifically Chantal Raymond. Not just her chances at victory, but her experiences in China. She has been writing a series of missives to her countrymen about those experiences.

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With a recent Black Enterprise Magazine article, and a feature of his video, Lest We Forget, on BET last Sunday, David Minott who goes by the stage name David M, is currently making headway on the international music scene.

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Tony Rebel along with artists pooled their efforts to aid in research and care for children with Down's Syndrome. Rebel, a surprise guest performer, at the Jamaica Cooperative Credit Union League (JCCUL) Credit Union Week launch party, also has a child with Down's Syndrome and thought the cause worthy.

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

RiseUp, the first feature-length documentary directed by Luciano Blotta, and Jamaican associate producer, Carlo Less, showcases emerging and legendary artistes, and bellows original music by Sizzla,

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In 2007, music instructor Dean Barnett started a band as part of a social outreach project for children attending high schools in Kingston's inner cities. That band - The Silver Birds Steel Orchestra - has now blossomed into an award-winning squad of 40 talented musicians and performers.

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

After years of working together, they remain together, still standing strong performing the 'good old' reggae music. The Tidals represent the deep-roots reggae era of Jamaican music.

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It is not often that a girl plucked from obscurity pops up on billboards, buses and advertising boards in stores across major cities in the United States. But this is the reality for Sedene Blake, the young Jamaican model discovered by Pulse and who began her international modelling career just under a year ago.

Published:Saturday | October 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Heroes Day is about paying homage to our heroes. More recently, the entertainment industry has been enjoying not just Heroes Day, but the corresponding Heroes Day weekend.

Published:Saturday | October 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Molière's Tartuffe, being remounted by the University Players, is noted for being hilarious.

Published:Saturday | October 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Like many female singers, Sherieta Lewis got her start in the music business doing backing vocals.

Published:Saturday | October 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Despite the continual flood rains, the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble (SMDE) staged its 17th season of dance at the Little Theatre, Tom Redcam Avenue, last weekend.

Published:Friday | October 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Restaurant Week sponsors treat for children - Peels of laughter rang out from painted faces as children and members of the Sandy Park community enjoyed a treat put on by SSCO Events Management...

Published:Friday | October 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Molière's Tartuffe has been enjoying its limited run at the Philip Sherlock Centre, University of the West Indies. Unfortunately, that run is close to its end. However, for those who cannot make Tartuffe this weekend...

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