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Published:Saturday | June 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Valentine's Day has long come and gone, but so what? Who says 'love' topics should only come up once or twice a year? Love songs help persons to express their feelings better than mere words can.

Published:Saturday | June 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Story Time at the Bookophilia Kids Club, 92 Hope Rd, St Andrew. Tel 978-5248, 11 a.m.-noon. Listen to the Wind - the children's version of the non-fiction bestseller Three Cups of Tea. Next week the book will be Dewey, There's a Cat in the Library.

Published:Friday | June 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Check out Expo Jamaica at the National Arena this weekend, 5-8 p.m. today, and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Admission: adults $500, children $200

Published:Friday | June 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Did you miss some of this week's events on the social scene? Check them out. Five-time Emmy Award winning make-up artist Eve demonstrates the wonders of her new line of premium Eve Pearl cosmetics on NCB's Product Development and Strategic Planning Officer Nadeen Matthews.

Published:Friday | June 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Caribbean Fashionweek: The Victorian Era, is at the National Indoor Sports Centre, Independence Park, St Andrew. 7:30 p.m. Featuring designers from all over the Caribbean, including Jamaica's own Julan, whose collection is inspired by the Victorian era with a modern edge.

Published:Thursday | June 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It has already been a busy summer for poet and author of Overstanding Rastafari: Jamaica's Gift to the World, Yasus Afari, and he is not showing signs of slowing down. Currently on the United Kingdom (UK) leg of his dual-continent tour, which ran from April 26-May 24 in Africa followed by the current May 27-June 30 stint in the UK, he has been performing multiple roles.

Published:Thursday | June 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

St Andrew, the fashion Mecca of Jamaica, came alive as patrons stepped out in style to kick off the much anticipated festivities of the 10th staging of Caribbean Fashionweek (CFW) on Tuesday.

Published:Thursday | June 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The sounds of gospel icons will bless fathers countrywide when Judy Mowatt, belts out those sounds that men worldwide have come to fall in love with. The event, A Blessing for Fathers; the venue, the King's House West Lawn; the cost, well worth it.

Published:Thursday | June 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaicans just love to have a good time! Something Extra caught up with all the latest happenings. Check out the Miss Jamaica World beauties all under one roof.

Published:Wednesday | June 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A colourful team of former Special Forces soldiers were set up for a crime they did not commit. Going rogue, they utilise their unique talents to try and clear their names and find the true culprit.

Published:Wednesday | June 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Woody and Buzz had accepted that their owner Andy would grow up someday, but what happens when that day arrives? In the third instalment, Andy is preparing to depart for college, leaving his loyal toys troubled about their...

Published:Wednesday | June 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

British Vogue fashion designer and winner of the Prince's Trust award Gavin Douglas, has arrived in the island for Caribbean Fashion-week, as Pulse celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the event, which began yesterday and ends June 21.Douglas joins a...

Published:Wednesday | June 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A strong line-up of musical heavyweights will take the stage on behalf of Excelsior High School at 5:30 p.m.

Published:Wednesday | June 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Keneea Linton, a young designer who made her mark in 2007 on the Caribbean Fashionweek runway, will again be at the week-long event, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary.Linton's 2010 collection, which is dubbed 'Leading Lady', will capture old...

Published:Wednesday | June 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

International gospel artiste, Sandra Crouch will appear alongside twin brother and gospel icon, Andrae Crouch at the Father's Day Concert - 'A Blessing for Fathers' - scheduled for Sunday on the west lawn of King's House.

Published:Wednesday | June 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

On Saturday evening Dr Michael Abrahams' opening poem, Our Music, stated the need for Jamaicans to respect, document and own our music - which is what has been done with the book which was being presented at the Ashanti Oasis...

Published:Wednesday | June 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Since the conflict arising in Kingston and St Andrew over the extradition warrant issued for Christopher 'Dudus' Coke, there have been numerous postponements and cancellations of events.

Published:Wednesday | June 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Appleton Jamaica Rum will be the main alcoholic beverage sponsor for the premium bars at Styleweek 2k10. According to Saint International, organisers of Styleweek, "Appleton Jamaica rum, through their Appleton Genesis and Appleton 'Special' brands, are main alcoholic sponsors of this year's Styleweek event.

Published:Tuesday | June 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Last Friday at Sts Peter and Paul Preparatory was no ordinary Friday. Scores of parents and teachers came out to support a fund-raising function kept at the institution. The function was geared at financing a liver-transplant operation for three-month-old Kieonajae Hamilton, the daughter of Rhona Hamilton, a library teacher at the school.

Published:Tuesday | June 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It has been 30 years since the release of two albums that marked a changing of the guard in reggae. In June, 1980, Island Records released Confrontation by Bob Marley and the Wailers and one month later the same label issued Sinsemilla by Black Uhuru.

Published:Tuesday | June 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In times of turmoil and pain, there is always need for words of comfort and peace. Sections of the beautiful island nation of Jamaica are currently undergoing a limited state of emergency following weeks of unrest. In the aftermath, politicians, youth advocates and opinion leaders have been calling on artistes to clean up their lyrics in a bid to positively impact the country's young.

Published:Tuesday | June 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The young and beautiful were out to party over the weekend.

Published:Tuesday | June 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Pop superstar Sheryl Crow has tried her hand at reggae on 100 Miles From Memphis, her new album which is due for release on July 20.

Published:Tuesday | June 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A wave of unconscionable criminal activity, the likes of which have scarcely been seen in this neck of the woods has swept across the sleepy Manchester town called Ginger Hall.

Published:Tuesday | June 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It was the first time Myrna Hague would be planning the Jamaica Ocho Rios Jazz Festival without her late husband. Sonny Bradshaw was no longer physically around, but his ability to organise remained.

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