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Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke/Gleaner Writer

The acknowledgement of one's peers is a complement, and August Morning poet (and painter, as the cover art attests to) St Hope Earl McKenzie's work is repeatedly complemented by the voices of his contemporaries. This is done through their reading...

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Continuing her undisputed run as one of Jamaica's most successful international model to date, Saint International supermodel Tami Williams registered her presence on the Chanel runway for a record 16th time in Paris, this time for the brand's...

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Brea and John embark on a romantic weekend in the mountains. Isolated at a remote estate, the couple is pleasantly surprised when two of their friends, Darren (Laz Alonso) and Malia (Roselyn Sanchez) also show up unexpectedly.Just when the weekend...

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Kate is a single, working-class mother of three who is hired to clean a luxury yacht that belongs to Leonardo - a selfish, spoiled and wealthy Mexican playboy.After unjustly firing Kate and refusing to pay her, Leonardo falls overboard when...

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Yuri Grigorovich's production of the 19th-century Giselle follows the hopeless romantic Giselle as she discovers that her beloved Albrecht is promised to another woman. Affected by the news, she dies of a broken heart in his arms.While Albrecht...

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Celebrate Mother's Day this Sunday, May 13, 2018, at Palace Amusement and enjoy a half-off special for all showtimes, including early matinees at Palace Cineplex. Mother's Day Special does not apply to our cinema rentals.

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMMelville Cooke/Gleaner Writer

Saturday night's cameo by Beres Hammond, when he was called on stage by Marcia Griffiths to do Live On, is not the first time the beloved singer has sung briefly at a Startime concert. In addition, the concert's organiser, Michael Barnett, says...

Published:Tuesday | May 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

The Sunday-morning festivities at The Verandah in Clarendon could have easily been dampened with warnings of an impeding weather system. But rain or shine, patrons showed their commitment to Wright Image and Murray's Farms' luxurious Chillin' party...

Published:Tuesday | May 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke/Gleaner Writer

Dramatist, poet and novelist A-dZiko Simba has been living in Jamaica since the beginning of her 21st year. And it has been 21 years since she was last in England. That stretch of absence is due to end later this month when she attends and does her...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

Grammy-nominated band Raging Fyah is prepped for another short tour in the US soon. For ten days, the five-man strong group will be headlining their own shows in Texas, Arizona, and other sections of the west coast. "We'll be finishing off at Cali...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

With the goal being to develop Reggae Sumfest to rival mega-fests like Coachella (California, USA), AfroPunk (started in Brooklyn, New York, USA) or Glastonbury (England), by inviting a pilgrimage of reggae and dancehall music lovers to Montego Bay...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

Diana King's ThinkLikeAGirl Music (TLAG) record label will be distributing an all-woman compilation album called Big Woman Tingz. TLAG operates like a network, which has a connected and formed a conglomerate of young Jamaican female singers free of...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

For the past 10 years, Marvel Studios has delivered a great number of firsts, Going all the way back to Iron Man in 2008 at the birth of a cinematic universe. In 2012, the first true test of that idea was overwhelmingly successful with The...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Taylor Swift made a surprise visit to an eight-year-old fan on Saturday. The Blank Space hitmaker took a break from her 'Reputation' tour rehearsals in Arizona to pay a visit to Isabella McCune, who will miss Swift's upcoming concert because she is...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Kevin Hart's sex tape partner feels "vindicated" after the actor's friend was accused of trying to extort him. Montia Sabbag has always insisted that she had nothing to do with someone threatening to leak the...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke/Gleaner Writer

If Saturday night's Final Chapter of Startime was a burial for the 31-year-old concert series, nobody remembered to tell the zinc fence-to-zinc fence, stage front-to-skybox audience at Mas Camp it should mourn. Instead, the approximately six-hour...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:08 AMShereita Grizzle

Jamaican-operated publishing company Whirlwind has officially acquired the rights to one of Jamaica's most iconic films Marijuana Affair. The film, which is more than two decades old, is expected to have its local premiere over the Independence...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

With the tag line 'The World's Iriest Fashionweek in the Caribbean's Trendiest City', Styleweek Jamaica has developed a reputation as the platform for the hottest designers and prestigious Jamaican supermodels. The prestige of the event is bolstered...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMRoy Black

Although Derrick Morgan is reputed to have worn several hats in Jamaican popular music, his good friend and competitor, Prince Buster, may not be very far behind. Buster excelled as a sound system operator, record producer, recording artiste,...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMMelville Cooke

There is an eagerness in Errol Dunkley's voice and eyes as he drives with The Sunday Gleaner into west Kingston, pointing out places that now exist only in his memory (like the hotel where a scene with Jimmy Cliff taking on the police in The Harder...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMMelville Cooke

A 14-year-old Errol Dunkley first heard his recording of You're Gonna Need Me/Please Stop Your Lying Girl on radio on a Saturday night. The next day, he put on his only pair of shoes, as usual, to go with his Sunday best.When the school week of that...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The most beautiful thing for a dancer is to hear the beat. But how can you move to the rhythm when you are hearing-impaired? On Thursday, that could not stop the competitors in the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission's (JCDC) Deaf Dance...

Published:Saturday | May 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMMichael Reckord/ Gleaner Writer

Born in Brooklyn, with a Jamaican-Panamanian father, an American mother and a tremendous love for Africa (especially its music), Randy Weston can claim to be a citizen of the world. He's also an acclaimed musical visionary, pianist and composer who,...

Published:Saturday | May 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMMelville Cooke/Gleaner Writer

Two days ago, I had the distinct pleasure of receiving a guided tour into the childhood memories of singer Errol Dunkley (OK Fred, Black Cinderella), who showed The Gleaner's team some of the places he lived as a child. The first was at 32 Pink Lane...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Imprisoned for 26 years for his role in the 1979 coup d'etat in Grenada, Bernard Coard, author of How the West Indian Child is Made Educationally Subnormal in the British School System, spent most of his time organising an education programme for...

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