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Published:Saturday | September 25, 2021 | 12:08 AMYasmine Peru - Senior Gleaner Writer

Plans for the restoration of the boyhood home of Bob Marley and Bunny Wailer in Trench Town to include a Wailers’ museum have not gone up in smoke following last Saturday’s blaze at the property. Member of parliament (MP) for the area, Mark...

Published:Friday | September 24, 2021 | 12:08 AM

NEW YORK (AP): With the R Kelly sex-trafficking trial nearing jury deliberations, a prosecutor on Thursday urged jurors to convict the R...

Published:Friday | September 24, 2021 | 12:07 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

A thanksgiving service for Jamaica’s songbird, Karen Smith, will be held on Wednesday, October 6, at 11 a.m. Renowned bass player Clifton ‘Jackie’ Jackson, Smith’s widower, confirmed that the service will be streamed live from the St James Parish...

Published:Friday | September 24, 2021 | 12:07 AMDamian Levy/Gleaner Writer

Turn on your television in the last decade, and you’d likely come across a familiar premise – a mild-mannered suburbanite turns to a life of crime to help make ends meet. Consumed by greed and the thrill of a life of crime, they push their luck,...

Published:Friday | September 24, 2021 | 12:07 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

His mother gave him the name Shevin Jarrett, but he was given the title ‘1Word Boss’ in the streets. It’s a title dancehall entertainer Jafrass could not escape, often having to correct people any time his stage name was miswritten. It soon became...

Published:Thursday | September 23, 2021 | 12:30 PMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer - -

The funeral service for eccentric musical genius Lee 'Scratch' Perry is scheduled for today at 2 p.m. in his birth parish of Hanover. Minister of Culture, Gender Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange confirmed to The Gleaner that Perry's final...

Published:Thursday | September 23, 2021 | 12:09 AM

NEW YORK (AP): R. Kelly told a judge on Wednesday that he won’t take the witness stand at his sex trafficking trial, meaning he’ll avoid the risk of a potentially brutal cross-examination. “You don’t want to testify, correct?” US District Judge...

Published:Thursday | September 23, 2021 | 12:07 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Vice President Kamala Harris will visit The View studio on Friday for her sixth appearance on the daytime chat show — but her first as vice president. She’ll answer questions about the pandemic, Afghanistan, and other topics. Harris...

Published:Thursday | September 23, 2021 | 12:06 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP): Britney Spears said in a court filing on Wednesday that she agrees with her father that the conservatorship that has controlled her life and money since 2008 should be terminated. The filing in Los Angeles Superior Court from...

Published:Thursday | September 23, 2021 | 12:06 AMLester Hinds/Gleaner Writer

New York reggae music pioneer Earl Moodie helped to propel Jamaican culture and created a meeting spot for Jamaicans through his Moodie’s Records store. Moodie died last Friday. He was 69 years and had been ailing for some time. For over 40 years,...

Published:Thursday | September 23, 2021 | 12:05 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP): Rihanna might be extremely consumed with rolling out her popular lingerie line, but finishing her forthcoming album is still a priority. The multi-Grammy winner is just taking her time to “experiment”. She suggests her new music...

Published:Wednesday | September 22, 2021 | 12:12 AM

KANSAS CITY, Kansas (AP): An organisation run by rapper Jay-Z has filed a petition seeking records from the Kansas City, Kansas, police department related to what it calls a history of officer misconduct within the department. The request was...

Published:Wednesday | September 22, 2021 | 12:11 AMKrysta Anderson - Staff Reporter

Saturday’s fire at the childhood home of reggae pioneer Bunny Wailer caused an estimated $300,000 worth of damage, Emeleo Ebanks, public relations officer at the Jamaica Fire Brigade, told The Gleaner. The house on Second Street in Trench Town, St...

Published:Wednesday | September 22, 2021 | 12:10 AM

Diddy to drop new music Record executive and record producer Diddy has new music dropping on Friday, an album titled Off the Grid Vol. 1. It’s Diddy’s first release since his 2015 mixtape MMM, which featured artistes such as Travis Scott,...

Published:Wednesday | September 22, 2021 | 12:10 AM

Our staff is trained to do temperature checks and assist patrons with sanitising as they enter the cinemas. Patrons are required to wear masks properly fitted over the nose and mouth and observe social distancing in queues at the box office and...

Published:Wednesday | September 22, 2021 | 12:10 AM

We are open for your entertainment in a safe and controlled environment. As the restrictions change, we adjust our show times so as to be able to remain open while adhering to the different curfews. INDOOR CINEMAS Carib 5, in Cross Roads,...

Published:Wednesday | September 22, 2021 | 12:06 AM

Team Palace would like to thank you, sincerely, for your support and understanding while we navigate these difficult times. As schedules are subject to change. For further details on box office hours, half off and held-over films, check us out in...

Published:Wednesday | September 22, 2021 | 12:06 AM

Enjoy our half-off special on Mondays and Tuesdays at all indoor cinemas and the drive-in.

Published:Wednesday | September 22, 2021 | 12:06 AM

Reminisence A journey through memory In the near future, climate change has caused the seas to rise and flood Miami. Extreme daytime temperatures have forced most of the population to live at night. Nick Bannister, a private investigator of the...

Published:Wednesday | September 22, 2021 | 12:06 AM

Ladies and gentlemen, moviegoers, friends, I greet you on behalf of the board of directors, management and staff of The Palace Amusement Company (1921) Limited. We are committed to commemorating our centennial with resilience and our resolve that...

Published:Tuesday | September 21, 2021 | 12:07 AMSade Gardner/Staff Reporter

“It’s literally a local phenomenon,” choreographer-cum-film-maker Orville Hall told The Gleaner about The Bartender. It’s an accurate statement for the Dance Xpressionz dramedy series that has completely transformed Sundays thanks to its...

Published:Tuesday | September 21, 2021 | 12:06 AMSade Gardner/Staff Reporter

For the past two weeks, Kyng Tavii’s C!an has been blamed for trying to deactivate the social media accounts of influencers including Negus Imara and Able Boss. The narrative? Tavii instructs his superfan group to report the pages of those who...

Published:Monday | September 20, 2021 | 12:10 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Mark McDermoth, Miss Universe Jamaica (MUJ) co-national director, says that the execution of the pageant has gotten more difficult, especially as the country continues to face the global coronavirus pandemic. “As it does, more than anything else,...

Published:Monday | September 20, 2021 | 12:10 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

Fans of Jamaican balladeer extraordinaire Beres Hammond all agree that “a Beres tune is a Beres tune is a Beres tune”. Full stop. And, whoever dares to cover a song by the great Beres Hammond had better come really good. Drummer extraordinaire and...

Published:Saturday | September 18, 2021 | 12:12 AMStephanie Lyew - Gleaner Writer

Born to a Trinidadian father and a Jamaican mother, 10-year-olf American child star Kyrie McAlpin is being raised on strong, traditional Caribbean values. “Growing up in Jamaica, education was always first priority. My parents didn’t play about...

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