Wed | Jun 19, 2019

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When two of Jamaica’s funniest stand-up comedians joined forces on one show, the expectations are high, and rightly so. On Sunday, Owen ‘Blakka’ Ellis, and his brother, Ian, ‘Ity’, delivered more than the expected. From their tear-jerking...
Owen ‘Blakka’ Ellis (right) performs with his brother Ian ‘Ity’ at the first staging of the comedy show Ghetto ‘Misfits’.

Going on stage and willingly share the unpleasantries of one’s life to a space filled with strangers, takes some grit. But that is what many stand-up comedians do – they take some of their most endearing or painful experiences and present them to...
Natural High – Jordan ‘Tallman’ Armond (right) and Blaise ‘Binghi’ Davis.

Natural High Music are hitmakers, who have been tolling tirelessly out of their Half-Way Tree based studio for over six years, and are seeing the fruits of their labour. Comprising Jordan ‘Tallman’ Armond and Blaise ‘Binghi’ Davis, the music...

As musical director for both the Philharmonic Orchestra of Jamaica and the University Singers, Franklin Halliburton has an intimate working knowledge of the theatre spaces available in the island. And he is also acutely aware of their inadequacies...

NEW YORK (AP): A decade after seemingly wrapping up The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem. A prequel, set 64 years before the beginning of her multimillion-selling trilogy, is coming next year. The novel, currently...

June is the month when Pulse presents its Caribbean Fashionweek (CFW) for local and international fashion houses to showcase their latest collections in fashion capital Kingston. When one thinks of the runway, the vision is most often of models...

Conroy Cooper, the first leader for the legendary Fab 5 band, has passed. Conroy, who was the older brother of Asley ’Grub’ Cooper, the band’s drummer, was found dead at his home in Kingston on Friday evening. In an interview with The Gleaner, Grub...

Gareth Stuart is the kind of 10-year-old who you can sit down and have a conversation with for hours and not be bored. Seriously, just choose a topic – from sports to academics to religion to, of course, music, which, right now is his passion – and...

Imagine a superhero film that has all of the characters you’ve known and loved for over a decade coming together for an ensemble film unlike anything you’ve seen before for one stunning conclusion. If you thought of Avengers: Endgame, you could...

Being a parent is hard, but being a parent while manoeuvring a full-time job as an artiste is even more challenging. But some fathers on the local entertainment scene make the job look easy. Their children decided to celebrate them today by sending...
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