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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.

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

Heavy rains last Sunday prevented many would-be patrons from attending the 21st staging of Fi Wi Sinting , usually the biggest one-day African heritage celebration in Jamaica. But those who defied the inclement weather soaked up the continual drizzle, festivities, fun and food.

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

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports the Honourable Olivia 'Babsy' Grange swapped her multiple ministerial hats for the journalist's on Wednesday evening, passing on a report that she put together from interviewing a music publisher about his MIDEM experience in January. MIDEM is the annual music trade show in France.

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

"Oh death, where is thy sting?" seemed to be the unvoiced cry by the many Jamaicans who turned out to join members of the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) in their celebration of the life and work of Professor the Honourable Rex Nettleford.

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

Owen 'Blakka' Ellis officially retired from stand-up comedy last year, after nearly a quarter century of stirring, side-splitting laughter while addressing very serious matters. Rohan Gunter is in his fourth year of stand-up comedy, after entering the Comedy Buss contest in 2006.

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

During Reggae Month last year - in fact, on Bob Marley's birthday - the Broadcasting Commission issued a directive that would have far-reaching effect on the Jamaican music content being given airplay.

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

For anyone who has attended an exhibition by artist Christopher Irons, they know his presentations are anything but conventional. Recently, Irons took a break from shocking art patrons to record an album inspired by his lady love.

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

In many ways, watching popular roots actor Keith 'Shebada' Ramsey is like watching the comic book character, mild-mannered Bruce Banner, transform into The Hulk.

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

After leading what would be described as a full life, filmmaker Barbara Blake-Hannah said there is nothing she would do differently because she had done everything her way.

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Capleton is the latest dancehall star to feel the heat from gay-rights groups in the United States.

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Year upon year, the statistics on violence against children get more and more alarming. In 2006, statistics compiled revealed that more than 1,700 children were victims of major crimes, including rape, committed in Jamaica during that year alone.

Published:Friday | February 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Second City of Montego Bay got a sweet treat recently during the MoBay Chocolate Company and The Beautiful One Chocolate and Lingerie pre-Valentine's party at the Khiatani's home at the Lagoons in Montego Freeport....

Published:Thursday | February 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Thursday | February 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

He may never be listed among Jamaica's most influential musicians, but Byron Lee certainly had one of the most enduring careers in the history of the country's popular music....

Published:Thursday | February 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There was a tremendous pouring of love on love's most celebrated day. The occasion was the second Lion's Club of Kingston charity fund-raiser dubbed, Musical Delights II.

Published:Wednesday | February 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The island's glamorous people converged on the western end of the island last weekend for the annual Sugar Cane Ball at the Round Hill Hotel and Villas and a fund-raiser for the Prince Charles Foundation hosted by Michele Rollins and former United...

Published:Wednesday | February 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

BERLIN (AP):An Iranian movie made against the backdrop of last year's election campaign and centring on a man whose wife is killed in a shoot-out between police and demonstrators, made its debut yesterday at the Berlin film festival.Director Rafi Pitts...

Published:Wednesday | February 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE THIRD instalment in the fortnightly Studio 38 concert series fell on Valentine's Sunday and the music, live and recorded, duly acknowledged the day for lovers with a generous serving designed for matters of the heart....

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