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"There couldn't be a more perfect day to recognise the winners of the second annual Rita Marley Foundation (RMF) Essay Competition than International Reggae Day," said Amina Blackwood-Meeks as she welcomed guests to the awards ceremony held at the...

Many persons turned out for the Tastee/Tropicana Family Fiesta, held at the Hope Gardens, St Andrew, last Saturday. The energiser bunny, Jennifer 'Jenny Jenny' Small, took control of the day's proceedings.Past contestants in the Tastee Talent...

Today the 10 finalists in the 2015 Jamaica Festival Song Competition face off for their song to be selected as the musical backdrop for this year's Emancipation and Independence Festival celebration. The grand final will be held at the Ranny...

Crystal Mason is a finalist in the Pulse Search For The Million Dollar Girl, which airs on TVJ at 9 p.m. on Saturdays. She describes herself as "an artist". The 19-year-old, 5'11" model is from Porus, Manchester. A data analyst from Crowne Legacy,...

Confession: I have not paid as much attention to film in general and Jamaican film output in particular as I should have. Sure, in the latter category, I have seen undisputed classics like The Harder They Come, Countryman and Rockers, then the batch...

KINGSTON:Kingston Paradise, a film by Mary Wells which was awarded Best Diaspora Feature at the 2014 African Movie Academy Awards (dubbed by CNN as Africa's Oscars), will premiere in London tomorrow. It will be shown at 9:30 p.m. in the 'Official...

Today is International Reggae Day 2015, the annual July 1 celebration being marked across the globe in Miami, Ft Lauderdale and New York (USA), Honolulu (Hawaii), Bombay (India), as well as London (England), Rio (Brazil), Mexico City and Madrid (...

Dennis Brown, dubbed 'The Crown Prince of Reggae', died on July 1, 1999, in Kingston. He was only 42 years old, having been born on February 1, 1957. Four years ago, his contribution to music was recognised by the Jamaican Government with a...

Two cities. Five days. Nine workshops. Fifty-two screenings. Seventy-plus local and international submissions.Those numbers give an idea of the scope of the third Greater August Town Film Festival (GATFFEST), which culminated in the handing out of...

Before introducing one of the unfamiliar, but talented, performers on Saturday's leg of the Kingston on the Edge (KOTE) urban arts festival, Maxine Walters spoke about the festival's mandate. It is to bring together "as many artistes from as many...
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