The Ministry of Culture has spearheaded the annual Reggae Month celebrations, since 2008. With this intention, the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) powers the execution of the Reggae Month activities. Throughout the month of February each year, it would appear that the world paused from all of her other work, to focus on Jamaica's musical […]
‘Laughter is the best medicine’, if that statement is true, then everybody who watched the Windscream Posse is definitely healed. Laughter and excitement filled the theatre, from the little children to the elders were in a laughing fit. Long after the play, patrons congregated to discuss the spectacular show. Some described it as ‘interesting and […]
Welcome to the city of Miramar. That was the blaring message sent to the patrons who attended the Black History Month meets Reggae Icon Awards. Under the patronage of the Honorable Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Oliva Grange, MP, CD and presented by the Vice Mayor of Miramar Alexandra P. Davis, the Icon […]
What is so great about festivals anyway? For generations, festivals have represented an expressive way to celebrate heritage, culture, traditions and special moments in our lives and with loved ones. A festival is our connector. Rebel Salute 2020 is celebrating its 27th anniversary. The festival fuses music, food, culture and heritage like no other music […]
Setup to be a cool relaxed night with the stars....NOT!!! The Fire man and Jah Vinci were set to blaze a new path into the hearts of all in attendance. Hennessy Artistry: Dancehall Acoustic started the Christmas season with more heat and More Fiya!!!!
CXG, the CW musical comedy show that ended earlier this year, is beloved for many reasons — its genius songs top among them. Throughout the show’s four seasons, Rachel Bloom, along with songwriting partners Jack Dolgen and Adam Schlesinger, have given us the musical accompaniment to so many of our innermost feelings, including Jewish guilt, ambivalence over the term JAP, and our […]
We got a call at about 4 PM. “Are you going to the jam session with Spanky?” Those were the words from Anika Kiddoe, Director of Development at Manifesto Jamaica. When you get a call from Anika asking about your presence at any function, go. You will not regret it. I say this next sentence […]
The Bustamante Hospital For Children today received $100 million from the Shaggy Make a Difference Foundation, hitting the target which conceptualiser and founder, Orville ‘Shaggy’ Burrell announced last year. Speaking at the launch of the Shaggy and Friends’ Annual Concert last December, the international icon and philanthropist said he was confident that the charity event which was held […]