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Published:Sunday | December 13, 2020 | 12:11 AMDave Rodney - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Exactly 30 years ago, a galaxy of cutting-edge R...

Published:Sunday | December 13, 2020 | 12:08 AMStephanie Lyew - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Grammy-nominated reggae artiste Chronixx – through his Caring Hands of Rastafari (CHOR) Foundation – has partnered with Endangered Rangers: A Virtual Fundraiser for African Wildlife...

Published:Sunday | December 13, 2020 | 12:07 AMStephanie Lyew - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Pioneering a new way to present a stage show, live concert or events to boost customer engagement in a virtual space wasn’t in the cards when Aaron Spence embarked on establishing a brand in the entertainment community five years ago. But external...

Published:Sunday | December 13, 2020 | 12:06 AMJoshua Surtees - Sunday Gleaner Writer

As a tumultuous year draws to a close, Oscar-winning film director Steve McQueen, born in Britain to Grenadian and Trinidadian parents, talks to The Sunday Gleaner about his new anthology, Small Axe . At the end of Lovers Rock, one of five...

Published:Saturday | December 12, 2020 | 12:11 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Glacia Robinson is the latest musical minister to be given a honorary degree. Music producer and co-founder of the Glory Music record label, Tommy Cowan, has a Doctor of Divinity from the Trinity Theological Seminary of South Florida, while gospel...

Published:Saturday | December 12, 2020 | 12:09 AM

Six outstanding artists, who debuted their latest work at a new Olympia Gallery-hosted exhibition, ‘… And I Resumed The Struggle’, will come in for sharp focus on Sunday’s episode of Rolling with Deiwght Peters on Television Jamaica (TVJ). The...

Published:Saturday | December 12, 2020 | 12:09 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

British Reggae singer Peter Hunnigale, known for his lovers’ rock songs, celebrates his birthday today, and it is quite possible that pizza and alcohol are part of the celebratory fare. Pizza and Alcohol is actually the title of his latest...

Published:Saturday | December 12, 2020 | 12:07 AMShereita Grizzle/Staff Reporter

Fast-rising artiste and producer, Dane Ray, will tell you that a realignment with his long-term goals is what has solidified his path to greatness. Though he was already on the road to success, having worked on Rygin King’s breakout hit Tuff, Dane...

Published:Friday | December 11, 2020 | 7:54 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP): Tommy 'Tiny' Lister, a former professional wrestler who was known for his bullying Deebo character in the Friday films, has died. He was 62. Lister's manager, Cindy Cowan, said he was found unconscious in his home in Marina...

Published:Friday | December 11, 2020 | 12:13 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

A discussion which was held earlier this year will fully manifest itself as the curtain closes on a tumultuous 2020 and dancehall megastar Sean Paul pulls out all the stops to thrill fans at a virtual gig for Miller Music Amplified. The performance...

Published:Friday | December 11, 2020 | 12:13 AM

Grammy and Jamaica Festival Song Competition winner, Buju Banton, walked away with the MOBO Award for Best Reggae Artiste at the virtual ceremony held on Wednesday. In showing appreciation for his first MOBO (Music of Black Origin) win, Buju stated...

Published:Friday | December 11, 2020 | 12:11 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

This songbird flew her way into the hearts of Jamaicans more than a decade ago and is still on a picturesque flight to spread messages of love through her music globally. Multi-genre vocalist Tessanne Chin actually says if she were to have a...

Published:Friday | December 11, 2020 | 12:11 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

A limited number of masked military men and women, dressed in their khaki uniforms and led by Lieutenant General Rocky Meade, chief of defence staff, along with other senior military members of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF), social-distanced...

Published:Friday | December 11, 2020 | 12:10 AM

SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts (AP): American rapper G Herbo pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to participating in a scheme to use stolen credit card information to pay for things like luxury vacation rentals – including in Jamaica – and designer...

Published:Friday | December 11, 2020 | 12:10 AM

The illegal party, ‘Shut Yuh Mouth Wid Yuh Likkle Bit of Money’, did not take place as advertised after Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie produced a flyer in Parliament on Tuesday and advised authorities of the intended breach. The event...

Published:Thursday | December 10, 2020 | 12:09 AM

Taraji P. Henson says seeing her mother held at gunpoint made her a “fighter”. The Empire star has been opening up about her own mental health for her new programme and recalled how she gained strength from her mom being robbed on two separate...

Published:Thursday | December 10, 2020 | 12:08 AMShereita Grizzle/Staff Reporter

‘Christmas still a keep!’ That is the message The Ashe Company hopes to send this holiday season as they get ready to roll out their annual Christmas special. Dubbed ‘12 Days of Christmas with the Ashe Ensemble’, the production will include...

Published:Wednesday | December 9, 2020 | 12:14 AM

Christopher Nolan, one of Warner Bros’ most important film-makers, has come out strongly against the company’s decision to debut its films on HBO Max and in theatres in 2021. The Tenet film-maker said that it’s not a good business decision and...

Published:Wednesday | December 9, 2020 | 12:13 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

The desire to end 2020 on a bold and optimistic note was one of the motivations for organisers to break the two-year hiatus and stage the MOBO Awards this year. The 90-minute virtual ceremony, which unfolds this evening at 7:00 GMT (2 p.m. in...

Published:Wednesday | December 9, 2020 | 12:11 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP): Natalie Desselle Reid, who starred alongside Halle Berry in the 1997 film B.A.P.S. and on the sitcom Eve, has died. She was 53. Reid’s death on Monday was confirmed by Je’Caryous Johnson, the CEO of Je’Caryous Entertainment,...

Published:Wednesday | December 9, 2020 | 12:07 AM

Patrons are required to wear masks and observe social distancing in queues at the box office and concession. A maximum of four persons from the same household may sit together as a group. Individual patrons or groups will be separated by a gap of...

Published:Wednesday | December 16, 2020 | 12:17 AM

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Published:Wednesday | December 9, 2020 | 12:07 AM

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Published:Wednesday | December 9, 2020 | 12:06 AM

Early shows only. Box office opens at 6 p.m. Showtime is at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday-Monday, December 9-14 Charlie’s Christmas Wish Tuesday, December 15 Vanguard Tickets are available online, or at the box office. To listen to the movie,...

Published:Wednesday | December 9, 2020 | 12:06 AM

Vanguard is a covert security company comprising mostly retired military or security experts. Their services include security protection for VIP clients. When an accountant is targeted by the world’s deadliest mercenary organisation, Vanguard is...

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