Sun | Aug 25, 2019

Art & Leisure

“My very first lessons in the art of telling stories took place in the kitchen. My mother and three or four of her friends told stories with effortless art and technique. They were natural-born storytellers in the oral tradition.” – Paule...

In some ways, Anton Nimblett, author of the seventeen short stories in Now/After, is reminiscent of Jean Rhys. There are at least four stories – ‘Perseverance Village’, ‘Something Promised’, ‘In This Night Air’ and ‘Spouter Inn’ – where we see the...

Patrons who attended the Carib Collective musical showcase on Wednesday, August 14, at 2a Strathairn Avenue in St Andrew were treated to an eclectic mix of music from emerging artistes Yeza, Earth and the Fullness, Notis Heavyweight Rockas, Sarah...

Jamaicans who are from St Ann should be quite proud of the sons of their parish who have made an indelible mark in the world – the parish is home to larger-than-life personalities Robert Nesta Marley and the Right Excellent Marcus Garvey. Garvey...

Book: The Edge of the World Authors: Julian Iragorri and Lou Aronica Reviewer: Glenville Ashby Julian Iragorri and Lou Aronica traverse time, cities, and cultures in The Edge of the World. It is a deftly penned narrative based on what a famous...

As his citation was being read, The University of the West Indies’ (UWI) professor emeritus of English, Edward Baugh, stood very still with his eyes fixed to the ceiling of the Louise Bennett Garden Theatre in St Andrew. He did not fidget. It was...

This is a wake up call This a wakeup call to all Jamaicans we fi stop from take cons from politicians, Old and young all the same, Babylon have you playing their games, Your like children in the lands, it’s time to stand up as man and woman, If...

A sculptor who is yet to delve into that medium, a musician at heart, budding poet, writer and a visual artist, Romaine McNeil packs quite a punch. Her journey in the fine arts, she said, was refined at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and...

In our continuing series, we highlight the work of animators who will be part of the C.A.G.E. (Cosplay. Animation. Gaming. Esports) exhibition on August 31 at the University of the Technology, Jamaica. The event is an effort to bring together the...
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