Trevor Nairne, OD is a man who is regarded as one of the best theatre practitioners to emerge out of the Jamaican crucible since Independence. The creative genius was honoured last Wednesday at a special event at the Little Theatre dubbed “Tribute to Trevs”.
A new grant is available to practitioners in the creative field who are registered with the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment, and Sport. The funding is anticipated to mitigate some of the industry’s damage from COVID-19.
Olive Senior is the latest cultural icon invested as the Poet Laureate of Jamaica. The ceremony took place at King’s House, and Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen presented her. Her term runs from 2021 to 2024. Her responsibility will be to increase the spoken are across Jamaica.