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Published:Monday | March 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The actress was given the accolade for her performance in All About Steve and stunned guests at the Los Angeles ceremony, which recognises the worst films of the year, by turning up to collect the trophy.Arriving with a trailer filled with DVDs,...

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Best of CaribbeanTales Film Festival closed last Tuesday in Barbados, ending two weeks of film screenings, workshops and the Caribbean Film Marketplace, a forum for film-makers to pitch their products to distributors.

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Ras Kassa and Franklyn 'Chappie' St Juste were among the Jamaicans involved in the inaugural The Best of CaribbeanTales Film Festival, and though the output has been sporadic at best, with Perry Henzell's The Harder They Come (1972) through to the late...

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP):Quentin Tarantino rewrote the ending of World War II with Inglourious Basterds, his Dirty Dozen-style commando adventure that is nominated for best picture at today's Academy Awards.

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Errol Samuels was born in 1948 at Victoria Jubilee Hospital and grew up at various addresses in Kingston, except for the two years he spent in England from 1954 to 1956. It was a childhood of fun and adventures.

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

International Women's Day will be celebrated today with Womanbition, an all-female showcase for charity.Under the theme 'Word, Sound and Power is a Mission', the show will be staged at Starapples Restaurant, Hope Road,...

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

One morning in 1982, Freddie McGregor went up to Stony Hill, St Andrew, to the home of fellow singer Lynval Thompson.

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Irony underlies the title of Brooklyn's Finest, a drama about cops who are anything but fine at their jobs.

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Big Ship has grown from an idea, to a song, to a record label and now a studio, the base of Freddie McGregor's son and ace producer Stephen, as well as the Big Ship family, which includes Chino, Shema McGregor, Bramma and Laden.

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jewish-American songwriter-producer Roger Meltzer is the chief executive officer of Capsicum Records.

Published:Saturday | March 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Sunday's Jazz in the Gardens concert at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel was especially memorable for several people who were called from the audience by emcee Michael Anthony Cuffe.

Published:Thursday | March 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A group of multi-skilled medical doctors will put a aside the stethoscopes and scalpels in exchange for the microphone on Sunday at Doctors Onstage for Cancer at Jamaica House, starting at 7 p.m.In its second year, the event, which is a partnership...

Published:Thursday | March 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau:Persons familiar with the catalogue of reggae singer Ginjah would know by now that this talented lyricist, who came to the fore at Beres Hammond's Harmony House, is a humanitarian who can identify with the plight...

Published:Thursday | March 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Mi nah laugh. That must have been the sentiment of One Third's Miguel as he sat solemnly in the front row listening to comedian Dufton Shepherd cast aspersions on the sexuality of one of his group members.

Published:Wednesday | March 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Rap star Lil Wayne has left fans and fellow artistes with a video blitz, as he braces for as much as a year behind bars at the height of his career.The rapper was expected to begin his New...

Published:Wednesday | March 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The third annual Reggae Film Festival ended last Saturday at the Hilton Kingston hotel with the presentation of Honour Awards in 14 categories by Jamaica Film Academy (JFA) pioneer, actor Carl Bradshaw.

Published:Wednesday | March 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau: After what he considered a very good year in 2009, prolific singer/songwriter/producer Lymie Murray could not have asked for a better start to 2010 than being given the opportunity to perform at the prestigious...

Published:Wednesday | March 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

One of Jamaica's most celebrated sopranos thrilled her audience in a recital at Christ Church, Vineyard Town, on Sunday afternoon. Atlanta-based Dawn-Marie (Virtue-James) told The Gleaner Sunday's performance...

Published:Wednesday | March 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Close to the end of the official Actor Boy Awards nominations on Monday evening, Dorothy Cunningham exulted in the number of productions from which the nominees had been selected.

Published:Wednesday | March 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP): Johnny Cash's voice comes in with a rumble, singing that there "ain't no grave that can hold my body down". A shuffling beat that sounds like heavy chains being carried back and forth accompanies him.

Published:Wednesday | March 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Though there has been steady donation of artifacts to the Jamaica Music Museum, no location or date have been identified for this proposed showplace of the country's popular music history. Herbie Miller, director/curator ...

Published:Wednesday | March 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

No matter what else is going wrong, there's always something good to celebrate in the Caribbean's party capital, Jamaica...

Published:Tuesday | March 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The University of the West Indies held its benefit gala at the Four Seasons Hotel, Toronto, Canada, last Saturday night and we have exclusive highlights.Acting role1 It is rather cruel of those who are saying that the chief deserves an Oscar since he...

Published:Tuesday | March 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It may be argued that Bob Marley put Trench Town on the world map through music, singing about the community in No Woman No Cry, Trench Town and Trench Town Rock.

Published:Tuesday | March 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The internationally acclaimed National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica (NDTC) returns to the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts for performances on March 6 and 7.

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