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Published:Saturday | September 18, 2021 | 12:10 AMDamian Levy - Gleaner Writer

Few companies can wrangle together a devoted crowd willing to stand in a long, never-ending line. That kind of commitment is usually reserved for things people have to do rather than want to – errand establishments like tax offices, insurance...

Published:Friday | September 17, 2021 | 12:10 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

He’s named HonoRebel simply because he is not afraid of rebelling against the status quo, whether it is personal or musical. He explained that the “honour” is aligned to his humility, while the “Rebel” trademarks his fighting, warrior spirit. Born...

Published:Friday | September 17, 2021 | 12:10 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

As Richard Hoo Kim, promoter of the popular carnival affiliate and event, Big Wall, gears up to take mas celebrations to Miami in October, he said he does not foresee Jamaica having any large-scale events for the rest of 2021 nor hosting a carnival...

Published:Friday | September 17, 2021 | 12:05 AMDamian Levy/Gleaner Writer

After crafting a universe-spanning 24 films and multiple television series, the 25th film in the interconnected Marvel franchise attempts to go back to basics. They are introducing a new face to the ever-growing pantheon of characters, with Shang-...

Published:Thursday | September 16, 2021 | 12:11 AM

Trinidad and Tobago Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh has denied a claim made by Trinidad-born rapper Nicki Minaj that the COVID-19 vaccine has resulted in testicular swelling. “It is, as far as we know, at this time, there has been no such...

Published:Thursday | September 16, 2021 | 12:09 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

As a music producer and disc jockey, Delano Thomas, best known as DJ Delano, has gone the extra mile to connect with an audience. Online spaces and social media platforms, including Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, Streamlabs, and Twitch (or...

Published:Thursday | September 16, 2021 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

“Seize the moment. Do what you have to and live in the now.” With this lesson, Jamaican actor, theatre practitioner, and drama educator Akeem Mignott has shone a light at the end of the pandemic’s dark and winding tunnel, spearheading a weekly...

Published:Thursday | September 16, 2021 | 12:06 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Prosecutors, nearing the end of their case at the sex trafficking trial of R Kelly, played recordings for a New York City jury Wednesday they say back up allegations the R...

Published:Wednesday | September 15, 2021 | 12:08 AMSade Gardner/Staff Reporter

Jamaican dancer Chad ‘Global Bob’ Torrington is known for taking dancehall moves worldwide, and now he’s taking foreigners to experience the island through Ease N Sekkle Yaad, a lodging and excursion service company. The brand, named after his...

Published:Wednesday | September 15, 2021 | 12:07 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 15, 2021 | 12:07 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 15, 2021 | 12:07 AM

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

Published:Wednesday | September 15, 2021 | 12:07 AM

The drive-in is open for your enjoyment from Wednesday to Saturday, thanks to the E-commerce National Delivery Programme Solution (ENDS). Your movie ticket is your pass. Show it to the police when travelling to and from the cinema as a valid reason...

Published:Wednesday | September 15, 2021 | 12:07 AM

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

Published:Wednesday | September 15, 2021 | 12:07 AM

After a romantic evening in their secluded lake house, Emma awakens handcuffed to her dead husband. Trapped and isolated in the dead of winter, she must fight off hired killers to save her life. Till Death is a horror thriller directed by Scott...

Published:Wednesday | September 15, 2021 | 12:06 AM

Madison Lake, a woman living in Seattle, is tormented when she discoveries that her visions of horrific murders are in fact real. Malignant, a horror film, is directed by James Wan from a screenplay by Akela Cooper, based on an original story by...

Published:Wednesday | September 15, 2021 | 12:05 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

It should not come as a surprise that first out of the blocks at the Miss Jamaica World Fast Track Fitness Challenge is former student athlete, Jamela Rookwood. Wearing the sash Miss LP Azar, Rookwood convincingly won her rounds and has claimed an...

Published:Tuesday | September 14, 2021 | 12:09 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer -

Thirteen years ago, dancehall recording artiste Zumjay embarked on a mission that he calls “the most important decision I made in my whole life”: he enlisted in the US Army. On Saturday, while the world was reflecting on the 20th anniversary of 9/...

Published:Tuesday | September 14, 2021 | 12:09 AMYasmine Peru/ - Senior Gleaner Writer

In true Marley style, Ziggy, the eldest son of reggae icon Bob Marley, has established himself as an entrepreneur, delving not only into writing and producing music, but also into the book, fashion, and pet-care industry. Marley, who has stated...

Published:Monday | September 13, 2021 | 12:10 AM

Known for global campaigns like Jason Derulo’s Coca-Cola 2018 FIFA World Cup anthem and Usain Bolt and Elephant Man’s ‘Stick Stick Stick’ PUMA campaign, entertainment brand strategists, The SMC Group, is kicking off its Caribbean operations with a...

Published:Monday | September 13, 2021 | 12:07 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Courtni Jackson says her light will shine brighter because of her late mom, Karen Smith. Jackson, the only child for the woman who became a musical legend locally and internationally, described her mother as an eternal light that...

Published:Sunday | September 12, 2021 | 10:15 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer -

Film producer, director, actress and writer Victoria Rowell is an unofficial ambassador for Jamaica, promoting the island as a premier destination for film productions and writing workshops. Even in a global health crisis, she says, she is always...

Published:Saturday | September 11, 2021 | 10:19 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer -

September 11, 2001, is an ominous date. It is said that the events of that day — the bombing of the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York — were so overwhelming that it defied even a name. Hence, it has become known simply as 9/11....

Published:Saturday | September 11, 2021 | 12:11 AMYasmine Peru - Senior Gleaner Writer

On September 11, 2020, the music-loving world paused to come to grips with the announcement that beloved Jamaican singer, songwriter and frontman of the ska and reggae band Toots and the Maytals had died. The reggae pioneer, who had toured...

Published:Saturday | September 11, 2021 | 12:09 AMYasmine Peru - Senior Gleaner Writer

Chairman of the Entertainment Advisory Board (EAB), Howard McIntosh, says that despite the bleak outlook for the creative sector, which is currently under a prescription of curfews and lockdowns, he is waiting on the science as he looks forward to...

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