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Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

When a dear one 'goes gently into that midnight', it is often a painful experience for those who are left behind. And when the sunset is sudden, the ache, now shrouded in shock and horror, must be quite agonising.

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Influential saxophonist, Cedric 'Im' Brooks, is in a coma at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York City.Junior Blake, a friend of the musician, said he was admitted there February 18.

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Gleaner's Champs 100 tour is on the road and Holmwood was in the spotlight on Wednesday. The tour rolls into St Jago High School today...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaican popular music has a proud record of producing great drum-and-bass teams - Lloyd Knibb and Lloyd Brevette of the Skatalites, Carlton and Aston 'Familyman' Barrett of The Wailers, and Sly and Robbie....

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):After turmoil that included public squabbling, threats of a line-up change and a rehab stint, Aerosmith is back and ready to rock.The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers have announced their Cocked, Locked and Ready To Rock European summer tour -...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

"It is a great experience to come to Jamaica to sing," American blues singer Joan Cartwright told The Gleaner.Cartwright, who goes by the name Diva JC, is the featured artiste on the annual US Embassy event, Blues on the Green...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Look out, Hollywood, there is a new kid in town. It is the Barbadian film Hush 2 - End The Silence. After a successful eight-week run in Barbados, it was Jamaica's turn to experience the Marcia Weekes-penned and directed movie...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The 2010 Miss Global International beauty pageant was launched at the Hilton Kingston Hotel, New Kingston, on Tuesday under the theme 'Beauty for Tourism'.Speaking to those in attendance, Lachu Ramchandani, the pageant's...

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The most anticipated event each year in Trinidad and Tobago is its road march (also known as Pretty Mas), which takes place on Carnival Monday and Tuesday.

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Time flies when you are having fun and Something Extra gives you a fun-filled time every day....

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

London-based Trojan Records has launched a campaign for rare Desmond Dekker memorabilia, for possible inclusion on expanded versions of his first two albums, which the label plans to reissue this year...

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Now in its seventh year, Yasus Afari's Poetry In Motion rumbles on Sunday at Villa Gardens, Mandeville, starting with an all-inclusive dinner at 4 p.m.; show time will be at 6 p.m.

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Setting one's alarm for 2:30 in the morning, on the Monday before Ash Wednesday, may seem a tad crazy to anyone who has not participated in Trinidad's J'Ouvert...

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With the 2010 International Reggae Conference heading to a close last Saturday at the Assembly Hall, University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus, a German tag...

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

On Monday night, Olympian Shelly-Ann Fraser organised an All-Stars Track Dinner as a fund-raiser for the Haiti Relief Fund, through a raffle.

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The tremendous success of international reggae artiste Jah Cure is not based on pure luck but a combination of organisation, planning and expertise.Danger Zone Music Group (DZMG) emerged in the year 2000 out of a need...

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Deputy Principal Joseph Periera of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus, asked Tekla Metfet to stand beside him briefly as he introduced the night's presenter at the UWI's undercroft last Thursday.

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

HE PROPOSED ... insiders say the wedding date is March 30? Something Extra says congratulations to Finance and the Public Service Minister Audley Shaw and his fiancée, Susan Duhaney.

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica and Denmark have been twinned recently at a brief ceremony in Manchester, England as part of Contacting the World 2010 - a pioneering international theatre festival linking young people's theatre groups from around the world in the spirit...

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With seven CDs and three books under her belt, Joan Andrea Hutchinson is now signed to entertainment distribution giants, VP Records.The signing took place recently at VP Record's Miramar, Florida office, between Hutchinson and VP's general manager...

Published:Monday | February 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Seya Wilson has come of age and the lovely daughter of attorney Gladstone Wilson and his politician-lecturer wife, Maxine Henry-Wilson, celebrated with family and friends....

Published:Monday | February 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In response to the crisis caused by the 7.0 earthquake in Haiti, Jamaica's music fraternity has come together in a show of solidarity for a historic recording titled Listen2theCall!...

Published:Monday | February 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Former Prime Minister Edward Seaga has had an unusually multi-faceted role in Jamaica's music development. He has been a student, producer, de facto talent developer, minister of culture...

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Reggae legend Toots Hibbert is the latest act to be featured on 'Live From Daryl's House', a webcast project of singer/songwriter Daryl Hall, half of the American pop duo Hall and Oates.

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