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Published:Friday | November 22, 2019 | 12:34 AM

Today Fade Away Fish Fry will be held at Westron Plaza, Montego Bay, St James. It runs from 11 a.m. until. Tomorrow Ole Skool Days ‘Music of Yesteryear’, featuring Frisko Kid, at 20 Holborn Road. Music by Arif Cooper and Nicco Supreme....

Published:Friday | November 22, 2019 | 12:31 AM

This Christmas season, Morgan Heritage can rest a little easy because for the first in a long time, the family band members will be all together at home. In addition to spending time at their beloved home base in St Thomas, the band has dedicated...

Published:Friday | November 22, 2019 | 12:28 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: With a stage size reminiscent of a Reggae Sumfest and lights that could rival those at Rebel Salute, Half Moon welcomed Fredrick ‘Toots’ Hibbert to its 65th anniversary celebration last Saturday night in Montego Bay. Toots not only...

Published:Friday | November 22, 2019 | 12:28 AMMichael Reckord/Gleaner Writer

The figures tell only a fraction of the story, but they do indicate the success of the Jamaican Poets School Tour 2019. Led by Florida-based, internationally acclaimed Jamaican poet Malachi Smith, over a period of 10 days, 29 poets had readings and...

Published:Friday | November 22, 2019 | 12:22 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

Teacher, businessman, and live-show promoter Simon Brown is quite passionate about nation-building, specifically as it relates to the exposure of creatives. Brown, the chief organiser of the Apollo Series, an event designed to showcase the talents...

Published:Friday | November 22, 2019 | 12:21 AMKimberley Small/Staff Reporter

For the past two years, the Jamaica Stock Exchange has been recognised as the best-performing stock market in the world, and to Herbet Hall, vice-president of investment banking at the National Commerical Bank, that simply means that money is here...

Published:Friday | November 22, 2019 | 12:17 AM

Music Dance the night away at Gyal De’Ville, at Peppaseed Jerk Centre, 33 Ward Avenue, Mandeville, on Saturday, November 23, from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Admission: $1,000 presold, $1,500 at the gate. Moon Light Drink up at Moon Light, at Yvette Shop...

Published:Friday | November 22, 2019 | 12:10 AM

The Rita Marley Foundation (Ja) recently hosted a music workshop, for grades 10-11 students at Edith Dalton James High School. The participants learned to play a variety of instruments as they took part in practical training, under the tutelage of...

Published:Friday | November 22, 2019 | 12:10 AMYasmine Peru/Gleaner Writer

The year 2020 will mark one decade since the month of February has been designated for the celebration of reggae, the genre which UNESCO, the world body’s cultural and scientific agency, in 2018, added to its collection of intangible cultural...

Published:Friday | November 22, 2019 | 12:10 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Six weeks ago, recording sweetheart Tosh Alexander was celebrating her latest single, Games, officially being added to Pandora’s ‘Women in Reggae’ playlist, and now she is preparing to be part of one of the most prominent panels, the Caribbean...

Published:Friday | November 22, 2019 | 12:09 AMAnthony Turner/Gleaner Writer

NEW YORK: Skip Marley, the grandson of reggae legend Bob Marley, was on schedule when he and his team arrived at Hot 97 FM in Manhattan recently for his 10:30 a.m. interview with morning co-host Shani Kulture. The Gleaner and TVJ’s Entertainment...

Published:Thursday | November 21, 2019 | 12:10 AM

NEW YORK (AP): The Grammys are screaming “Cuz I Love You” to Lizzo: The breakthrough singer-rapper scored a whopping eight nominations, including bids for the top four awards, making her the show’s top-nominated act. Lizzo picked up nominations for...

Published:Thursday | November 21, 2019 | 12:08 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

In addition to her age, the other elements that take the euphoria of 19-year-old Koffee’s Reggae Grammy nomination up a few notches are the fact that she did it on her first-ever attempt, and her submission is not a full-length album. Reggae...

Published:Wednesday | November 20, 2019 | 9:52 AM

'Rapture', the five-song EP by teenage sensation Koffee, 'More Work To Be Done' by Third World, and Steel Pulse’s  'Mass  Manipulation' are among the five nominations in the Grammy reggae...

Published:Wednesday | November 20, 2019 | 12:30 AMKimberley Small/Staff Reporter

EarthKry is Jamaica’s busiest self-contained reggae music band. At the end of September, the band wrapped up this year’s touring activities, counting 76 performances, declining some dates to complete work on their upcoming album. In 2018, the four-...

Published:Wednesday | November 20, 2019 | 12:30 AM

Celine Dion is “still in love” with her late husband. The My Heart Will Go On singer is open to finding love again, almost four years after René Angelil died following a long battle with cancer, but she isn’t worried if she doesn’t find a new...

Published:Wednesday | November 20, 2019 | 12:30 AM

TI is going to “address the controversy” over his recent comments about his daughter on Red Table Talk. The 39-year-old rapper caused a stir when he admitted last week that he takes 18-year-old Deyjah to the gynaecologist every year to make sure...

Published:Wednesday | November 20, 2019 | 12:29 AM

Jennifer Lopez has described Alex Rodriguez’s daughter as her “favourite teenager”. The Hustlers star took to Instragram to share a birthday tribute to Natasha – her fiancé’s oldest child with ex-wife Cynthia Scurtis – and praised the student for...

Published:Wednesday | November 20, 2019 | 12:29 AMMarcia Rowe/Gleaner Writer

In an imperfect world, life throws obstacles that unnerve and destroy the best ideals. Henry Jackson (Michael Nicholson), the central character in Mikhail Solomon’s surreal play, Pit to Pulpit, knows all too well about this. Jackson, the son of a...

Published:Wednesday | November 20, 2019 | 12:28 AMMichael Reckord/Gleaner Writer

Today is National Story-telling Day and thanks to a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed last week, every parish library in Jamaica will be holding a storytelling hour. In addition to this, the Jamaica Library Service (JLS) will begin to...

Published:Wednesday | November 20, 2019 | 12:24 AM

A crew of rugged firefighters meet their match when attempting to rescue three rambunctious kids. Playing with Fire is a family comedy directed by Andy Fickman from a screenplay by Dan Ewen and Matt Lieberman. The film stars John Cena, Keegan-...

Published:Wednesday | November 20, 2019 | 12:24 AM

As one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation, Abby Johnson was involved in upwards of 22,000 abortions and counselled countless women on their reproductive choices. Her passion surrounding a woman’s right to choose led...

Published:Wednesday | November 20, 2019 | 12:24 AM

American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford and challenge Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966. Ford vs...

Published:Tuesday | November 19, 2019 | 12:38 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

The Recording Academy will announce this year’s Grammy nominees tomorrow and, as expected, there is much speculation about who will make the final five in the reggae category. Multiplatinum-selling, double Grammy-winning DJ/producer Wayne ‘Native...

Published:Tuesday | November 19, 2019 | 12:34 AM

NEW YORK (AP): At just seven, Blue Ivy Carter is an award-winning songwriter. Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s daughter won the Ashford...

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