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Published:Saturday | September 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was an intimate affair as friends, family, clients, and well-wishers, came out to support Marguerite Orane at the launch of her second book, Forget it! What's the point?.The Temple of Light Centre for Spiritual Living served as the perfect...

Published:Saturday | September 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle/Gleaner Writer

There was a full house at the Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston on Thursday night for the private screening of UK-Jamaican film - The Intent 2: The Come Up. The crime-drama film, which will be available on Netflix, features dancehall's Unruly...

Published:Saturday | September 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

From October 5 to 15, Merritone will celebrate the 28th annual Merritone Reunion and Family Homecoming with a variety of events. This year's celebration will take place in Kingston and Melia Braco Resort in Rio Bueno, Trelawny."This year is the most...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

This week's instalment of the exciting Caribbean Model Search (CMS) TV series which airs tonight on TVJ, will, see added star power in the form of supermodel Oraine Barrett.The highly successful male model brings a wealth of experience to the series...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMMichael Reckord/Gleaner Writer

Today being the final Friday of the month, the free monthly Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) lunch-hour concert - featuring drama, dance or music - would normally be on. Instead, it was held a week earlier as a musical show, Mikey Bennett and Friends in...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

From Michael Jackson's hits to romantic ballads to the Flairy dance, guests at the official opening of the renovated Puerto Seco Beach in St Ann enjoyed a dazzling mix of musical offerings. The mood by the poolside changed from reflective to lively...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle/Gleaner Writer

In this week's edition of Five Questions with ... we speak to the executive director of the Ashe performing arts group, Conroy Wilson.A past student of St George's College, Wilson has used the performing arts as vehicle to success. The man who is...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

From the minute a woman takes an interest in the local music industry, she enters a male-dominated world. Industry professionals will say that for every five male recording artistes, there is one female, and over two-thirds of the performers on the...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

Reggae legend Bob Marley will be the subject of an upcoming Netflix docu-series, investigating some of music's biggest unsolved mysteries. The eight-episode project, called ReMastered, will be available on the streaming service on October 12, with...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Barbra Streisand has given Lady Gaga her seal of approval for her performance in the remake of A Star Is Born.The 76-year-old Hollywood legend played Ally, the same part as Gaga in the 1976 version of the film, and though she hasn't watched the...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ATLANTA (AP):Rapper T.I. took a stroll through one of the toughest neighbourhoods in Atlanta, as children on school buses screamed his name, several motorists honked their horns and men asked for a selfie.Bankhead, an impoverished area known in the...

Published:Thursday | September 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

The Ashe Company has a long-standing reputation of carrying their talents to the far corners of the globe - and this year is no different. Celebrating their silver anniversary, the famed local performing arts troupe is preparing to fly off to...

Published:Thursday | September 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

"My body is intact ... my brain is still working, the only thing that is missing is the ability to see," Derrick McCarthy told The Gleaner.The former National Dance Theatre Company member, performance arts teacher, dance tutor and choreographer lost...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.Director and writer Dan...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Comedy sensations Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish team up for the ultimate comedic explosion, Night School, which follows a group of adults who set out to earn their GEDs.Teddy Walker is a successful salesman whose life takes a startling...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

In the tradition of Amblin classics where fantastical events occur in the most unpredictable places, Jack Black and two-time Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett star in The House with a Clock in its Walls.The...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Rosario Dawson has banned her daughter from using social media. The Daredevil actress refuses to let her 15-year-old daughter Lola have a mobile phone, as she thinks she should be focusing on "developing" herself rather than what she presents online...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania (AP):Yesterday, Bill Cosby left a Pennsylvania courtroom in handcuffs to begin serving a three-10-year prison sentence for sexual assault. Earlier, a judge declared Bill Cosby a "sexually violent predator" before the...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

On the other side of the Atlantic, reggae, dub and dancehall have long been recognised as the foundation to the scenes that created underground rave, drum and bass and another genre known as grime in the United Kingdom.With that recognition, a few...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

George Michael's former lover claims the late singer tried to kill himself four times.The Careless Whisper hitmaker who died from natural causes in December 2016 "wanted to die so badly" and even tried to "stab himself" multiple times while in...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

Hollywood entrepreneur, author and former public relations and branding director for Steve Harvey, Elvira Guzman, is on a mission to help underprivileged young women in Jamaica.The noted publicist, whose Elvie G PR company is behind major branding...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

For it's initial run, Patrick Brown's Right Girl, Wrong Address booked more than 250 performances since its Boxing Day (December 26) opening last year. The comedy has been revived at the Centerstage Theatre in New Kingston for a limited run, and...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Las Vegas will soon have to find a way to go on without Celine Dion, who announced yesterday that her concert residency will end next year.The Canadian music star took to social media to confirm that she will leave Caesars Palace in June 2019, a...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):Dance and theatricality were at the heart of Paris Fashionweek's first day of spring shows, as American stars Blake Lively and Shailene Woodley gushed over Dior's balletic...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:12 AMShereita Grizzle/Gleaner Writer

All it takes is one song to completely change an entertainer's life. For Wayne Marshall it couldn't be any truer, as the artiste continues to enjoy huge success from his hit single 'Glory To God'. Not only did the track reintroduce Marshall to the...

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