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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.

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

Junior Lincoln lived in Trench Town and later left for England, maintaining close ties with the music industry on both sides of the ocean, after organising dances when he was a mere 12-years-old....

Published:Monday | March 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The setting was ideal — lush green lawn and towering trees against the backdrop of a full moon. And on the wings of cool breeze rode the aroma of some of Jamaica's popular dishes, light chatter...

Published:Monday | March 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The young and beautiful were out to celebrate with Generation 2000, the youth arm of the ruling Jamaica Labour Party, last week Thursday.

Published:Monday | March 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Having been twinned with The Radiator Factory from Denmark, the Jamaica Youth Theatre (JYT) is set to learn quite a bit leading up to the Contacting The World festival in July. In January, Jamaica was selected as one of 12...

Published:Monday | March 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Some peeved party patron(s) ought to call on the Fair Trading Commission to investigate misleading advertising by the organisers of several so-called 'premium inclusive' parties.

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Some time after, 'Rex N: A Celebration', had begun last Thursday evening in the Oriental Gardens, University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, Principal Gordon Shirley set the context for the university's marking of Rex Nettleford's passage through life.

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Sixteen years after his death, one question seems to come to mind when Garnet Silk is thought of or mentioned - What if?

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Reggae Month 2010 ends today, with more than 30 events having been scheduled for February. The series of activities spanned the island with a mix of live concerts, symposia, films, parties, workshops, exhibitions, school tours and trade fairs.

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In the rituals of the Maroons, Kumina, Revivalism, Pocomania, Rastafarianism and reggae, the African drum is never quiet. But how could it have been in a country where during a particular period of our chequered past it was the singular voice of liberation and promise? In its hypnotic and pulsating beats lie its power and strength. It is even immortal.

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Vogue's style. com predicted that she would be one of three new faces to watch for the fall/winter show season and Pulse's Sedene Blake has already surpassed expectations.

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Olivia Grange said "from my vantage point as Minister of Culture and the minister with responsibility for entertainment, I believe that the month was not as celebratory as last year's observance.

Published:Saturday | February 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The University of the West Indies hosts the book launch of Lauris Faith Mair's My Life I Make - Revisited: Spiritual Reflections on Reggae Lyrics tomorrow.

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