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Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

"Music is my true love," said Owen Brown. "It was always music that I wanted to do, but I kinda got caught up in the hype of travelling overseas to represent the national team," he later added.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

For an organisation, which by all definitions is just a 'babe', Manifesto Jamaica has been making giant strides during its almost one-year existence. Its latest step will culminate in a four-day festival - ART'ical Empowerment - from October 14-17.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Judith Falloon-Reid had intended to put on the 'Independent VoYces' literary festival a few years ago, but "the recession knocked that out." The second time around, November 7, at Strawberry Fields, Robin's Bay, St Mary, she is determined that the 'voyces' of the independent and emerging writers will not be denied.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Richard 'Influential' Powell's 2009 song Cancer reverberates from his parents' graves, the idea germinating as he rode a bicycle away from the health-care facility in Elletson Flats, St Andrew, where his mother laid dying, wracked by pain from breast cancer.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Women are likely to flock Hedonism II in Negril next week to see the well-defined bodies of the men in the Mr Caribbean International competition that will grace Jamaica's shores for another year.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It is hard work for a young artiste from Kingston trying to make it big on the music scene in Jamaica. Now, imagine living far away from the 'musical Mecca', in the rural areas of eastern parishes such as St Mary, Portland and St Thomas. Does that make getting 'the break' even harder?

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

While many have been looking forward to seeing Yellowman perform because the 'King' doesn't take to the stage too often, they will have to wait just a little longer.One of the listings in The Gleaner's 24-7 last Friday said Yellowman would be performing...

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Director and cinematographer Storm Saulter's debut feature-length film, Better Mus' Come, a fictional story about the trials and tribulations of a young, Jamaican man named 'Ricky', who finds himself engulfed by the rip-tide of Cold War-era political conflict, has roused more then a stir from the public.

Published:Saturday | October 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Chantal Raymond, Miss Jamaica World, has been in China for a week. There has been much for the young beauty to learn in the way of culture and she has been writing what she sees and hears.

Published:Saturday | October 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Kerry Moxam, Miss Jamaica World 2010 first runner-up, will represent Jamaica in the Miss Intercontinental contest to be held in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on November 7, 2010.

Published:Friday | October 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Gleaner spoke with DJ Shine whose blazing mixes are keeping parties rocking. How long have you been in this field?I have been a DJ for eight years.Where have you studied?...

Published:Friday | October 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

When Bridgett Anderson looks at a room or venue which she is about to decorate for a specific occasion, she sees it through 'Nature's...

Published:Friday | October 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Miss Jamaica World 2010, Chantal Raymond, has been creating an impact at the 60th annual Miss World Pageant. The contestants, who are being closely watched by globalbeauties.com, had been ranked before arriving in China...

Published:Friday | October 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Final farewell for Jesús! The fabulous Tessa Lewin, who refuses to look a day over 30, and Michelle Phillips were caught on camera at the farewell party for Spanish Ambassador.

Published:Friday | October 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Spring-Summer 2011 international runway collections came to a close in Paris on Wednesday. There, Jamaica, through Saint International, was well represented.

Published:Friday | October 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Josh Duhamel says Fergie makes him "feel loved".

Published:Friday | October 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Imagine a fusion of cultural vibes, international acts and positive, conscious performers.

Published:Thursday | October 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

RESTAURANT WEEK: The countdown has begun. Starting today in our Food Section, meet some of the chefs representing the 60 restaurants that will be participating.

Published:Thursday | October 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Pulse's Nicole Grey is set to make her debut this evening as the lead actress in the new Jamaican film Better Mus' Come. According to the modelling agency, Grey's participation in the film is cause for celebration....

Published:Thursday | October 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Miss Jamaica World 2009 finalist Lesa-Gayle Wee Tom's ultimate goal is to open an orphanage for children born with birth defects. This is also her pageant platform and an important cause which she passionately advocates....

Published:Thursday | October 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A great sculptor is reputed to have stated he found it simple to create his beautiful marble statues. He simply chipped away the excess marble around the form he visualised....

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Out of the best-selling hip-hop/reggae group ever in The Netherlands comes a humble individual with a strong voice and distinct personality.With the Postmen group, Maikal X had a number of popular songs such as You Wait and Cocktail on their debut album...

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Music Museum (JMM) traces the stages of Jamaica music development.Today, we bring you two of the prized collections of the museum - the accordion and the bamboo saxophone.

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Ivorian reggae artiste Alpha Blondy is re-releasing seven of his albums.
The artiste, known as the Bob Marley of the Ivory Coast, is teaming up with VP Records for the project....

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

DJ Squeeze, long considered a master of old-school jams, will hit the turntables tonight at Studio 38 for the first in a new series '98-38', which will now take place every Wednesday at Studio 38. The DJ's return from a long hiatus...

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