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Published:Tuesday | March 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LPGA RETURNS - Prime Minister Bruce Golding welcomed the return of the Ladies Pro Golf Association, at Sunday's launch of the Mojo 6 Raceway Golf tournament, at the Caymanas Country Clubhouse in St Catherine. HATS ON!It was that time of year again when men...

Published:Tuesday | March 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP):Peter Graves, whose calm and intelligent demeanour was a good fit for the intrigue of Mission Impossible as well as the satire of the Airplane films, has died.Graves passed away Sunday just a few days before his 84th birthday outside...

Published:Monday | March 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Saint International crowned a new male and female Fashion Face of the Caribbean, as well as its Avant Garde designer, last Saturday night at the Courtleigh Auditorium with much fanfare and high fashion....

Published:Monday | March 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce honoured its best last week and the guests dressed their best to match the occasion. Plus, it was a special Bacchanal Friday as Soca Queen Alison Hinds was in town....

Published:Monday | March 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

"I am prepared for it and I am preparing for it the way I get ready to play my part in any performance." These are the sentiments of Jimmy Cliff, singer/songwriter/ actor and one of five recipients of tonight's Rock and Roll Hall...

Published:Monday | March 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In an effort to show off Jamaica, films by local and international film-makers will be shown at Jamaica World Cinema Showcase (JWCS) next month...

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Pirate Jack, the Little Theatre Movement National Pantomime now onstage at the Little Theatre, celebrates its 50th performance this Sunday with its regular 4:30 p.m.

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Every Easter Monday since 2001, a day after the Christian community celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, sound system clash fans have gathered to witness musical slaughter at the Death Before Dishonour event in western Jamaica.

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Volier Johnson celebrates 40 years in theatreMel Cooke • Gleaner WriterVolier Johnson knew the value of really getting into character from the outset of what has turned out to be a lifetime in theatre.

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There has been many a 'breeze blow' across Jamaica since Hurricane Gilbert on September 12, 1988, leaving in their wake many a tune spinning on the turntables. But 22 years after it was recorded, there has been no hurricane song like Lloyd Lovindeer's Wild Gilbert, a bouncy song which puts a side-splitting twist on the tempest and its aftermath.

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Picture Africa. Think about pulsating drumming - the pace slow, staccato, fast. Visualise scantily clad natives dancing frantically. And then there is Roy Hamilton, 'The Jungle King' - African fire-dancer, this week's keeper of the heritage. Dancing is in his blood.

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Years ago international gospel singer Kirk Franklin stomped on to the music scene and asked Do you want a revolution? Today, it's still his unwavering cry.

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Professor Rex Nettleford's dance theatre company did Jamaica proud over the extended weekend of March 5, 6 and 7. Before anyone takes me to task because I refer to "Professor Nettleford's company" rather than the National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica (NDTC), let me assure you that I am very aware that 'Prof' hated to hear the company thus labelled.

Published:Saturday | March 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

After five silent years, the 2-D virtual ensemble giants, Gorillaz, are back.Following 2005's Demon Days, they return, and get nautical, with an ambitious, island-themed...

Published:Saturday | March 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):A musical celebrating Ray Charles is headed for Broadway later this year.Unchain My Heart will open on November 7, with preview performances beginning October 8.Producer Stuart Benjamin said Thursday the show would feature a book by...

Published:Saturday | March 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):A spark that helped ignite Elvis Presley's fame more than 50 years ago was lit by United States (US) newspaper editors and critics who hated him.They detested his voice and thought his moves were unfit for family publications, all while...

Published:Saturday | March 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Art Fresh at The Mutual Gallery and Art Centre, 2 Oxford Road, New Kingston, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Participating artists include Camille Chedda, Robert Enfield, Kai Watson and Cosmo Whyte.

Published:Saturday | March 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Atlanta-based Jamaican artiste St Paul has joined the effort to help the people of Haiti rebuild their lives and country by dedicating a song, How to Love Again, to the cause."The lyrics of the song and the...

Published:Friday | March 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It's been a hectic social week.

Published:Friday | March 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Saint International will be hosting its annual FashionFace of the Caribbean at the Courtleigh Auditorium tomorrow at 9 p.m.After months of searching, more than 60 contestants will vie for the prestigious title.

Published:Thursday | March 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Crystal Gareave, the inaugural Golden Tongue Award winner, has always been a private individual, her pen and paper the only recipients of her most inner thoughts. Last Sunday, Gareave broke from her reclusive tradition and submitted one of her poems...

Published:Thursday | March 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

We continue to show you some of the fabulous gowns seen at Sunday's Academy Awards show in Hollywood, alongside our local social happenings scene...

Published:Thursday | March 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There was a pause in the dancing at Retro Recall, held at Waterfalls, Liguanea, St Andrew, in late February. The full house did not seem to mind keeping their dancing shoes still for a minute or two, as the break was for an entity...

Published:Thursday | March 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Saxophonist Cedric 'Im' Brooks, who was admitted to a New York City hospital in a coma three weeks ago, is recovering but remains in critical condition.In a statement issued Sunday, Brooks' son Wayne said his father...

Published:Wednesday | March 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

On Saturday, March 20, the Best Dressed Fun in the Son gospel festival will see the unveiling of an impressive cadre of local and international acts gracing the stage at the 2010 renewal gospel showcase....

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