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Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:00 AM

Record producer Michael Bell has launched a stirring rebuke of the unprofessional behaviour of local artistes as it relates to their business ethics and management decisions.According to the producer known for his work with Gyptian on the song My...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:00 AMMel Cooke

It happens almost every time singer Gem Myers says it. And it has been happening for more than 30 years, since she recorded One Man Woman in the mid 1980s.As she performs the upbeat affirmation of a woman's commitment ("Every day man a check me/Tell...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:00 AM

Over the last two years with a starting time of 7:30 p.m., pianist Ozou'ne and his band, PON fYAH, featuring Richardo Campbell on drums and Mfon Udosen on bass, performs Jazz and contemporary popular music every Wednesday night at The Alibi,...

Published:Wednesday | September 20, 2017 | 9:00 AMShereita Grizzle

A benefit concert has been planned for reggae singer and percussionist Denver 'Feluke' Smith. The event, dubbed 'The Healing - a Denver Smith's Charity', is set for this Sunday and is being held to assist in offsetting the cost of the entertainer's...

Published:Wednesday | September 20, 2017 | 9:00 AM

While luxuriously vacationing in Chile, supermodel wife of Turk Henry, a rock star (Antonio Banderas), is suddenly snatched by a group of ship-less buccaneers trying to raise money to buy a boat.Despite not having to navigate anything difficult in...

Published:Wednesday | September 20, 2017 | 9:00 AM

When the world's top secret elite organisation comes under attack and is completely destroyed, they must join forces with their American counterpart, put their differences aside and fight the perils that unite against them.In this instalment of the...

Published:Wednesday | September 20, 2017 | 9:00 AM

When a handsome vagrant, Gino (Jude Law), arrives at a roadside gas station in the middle of nowhere, he is immediately captivated by Hanna (Halina Reijn), the wife of the bullying proprietor Joseph (Gijs Scholten van Aschat). Irresistibly attracted...

Published:Wednesday | September 20, 2017 | 9:00 AM

Based on confirmed evidence of Queen Victoria's relationship with her Indian servant, this poignant film recounts the lives of two human beings, who, despite the great divide in their status and societal norms of the era, formed a lasting and...

Published:Wednesday | September 20, 2017 | 9:00 AMMel Cooke

On Saturday, September 9, and Sunday, September 10, The Jamaican Folk Singers staged its 50th anniversary season at the Little Theatre, Tom Redcam Avenue, St Andrew. It was a weekend when rain caused by Hurricane Irma soaked parts of Jamaica, but...

Published:Wednesday | September 20, 2017 | 9:00 AM

Damian 'Junior Gong' Marley's much-talked about fourth studio album, Stony Hill, has solidified the synergy between himself and older brother Stephen Marley.From the 18-track album, the two have collaborated on Grown...

Published:Tuesday | September 19, 2017 | 9:04 PM

Spartan Health Club and the Miss Jamaica World Pageant return to the Stadium Complex after a near 20-year hiatus on Saturday, September 23 with the hosting of the 2017 Pageant final, known traditionally, as The Grand Coronation Show. The event will...

Published:Tuesday | September 19, 2017 | 9:00 AMMel Cooke

As the second week of the 2017-2018 academic year drew to a close, some significant figures came together in a small room at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, Arthur Wint Drive, St Andrew.Those 'figures' were not only...

Published:Tuesday | September 19, 2017 | 9:00 AM

Entertainers and other celebrities have come out in support of a Ministry of National Security and Department of Correctional Services' initiative dubbed 'Save a child - Change a Nation', as part of the 'We Transform' programme.With Kaci Fennel-...

Published:Tuesday | September 19, 2017 | 9:00 AM

Linkin Park are to play a special tribute concert in honour of their late bandmate Chester Bennington.The five remaining members of the group will reunite for the first time on stage since Bennington's untimely death in July, to play a gig at the...

Published:Monday | September 18, 2017 | 9:13 AMKimberley Small

Utilising the Internet has afforded many artistes the chance to share, connect and engage with partners and consumers across the globe. And as the World Wide Web blurs the barriers to communication and international interaction, attempts to...

Published:Monday | September 18, 2017 | 9:00 AMDamian Levy

American Assassin is a mess. Not a great way to start a review. You can probably tell where this is going.It's the story of Mitch Rapp, played by The Maze Runner himself, Dylan O'Brien. A tragic, superhero-esque origin story sees Rapp lose the love...

Published:Monday | September 18, 2017 | 9:00 AMJanet Silvera

WESTERN BUREAU:Twenty-three-year-old Guyanese national Cynthia Dookie received stiff competition from Annie Newball of San Andres and Djennicia Francis of Trinidad, but emerged the 2017 Miss Global International at the coronation show recently at...

Published:Monday | September 18, 2017 | 9:00 AM

The Jamaica Film and Television Association (JAFTA) and JAMPRO's Film Commission continue to develop and support educational initiatives for film-makers in an ongoing effort to encourage more involvement from local aspirants. From the development of...

Published:Monday | September 18, 2017 | 9:00 AMKimberley Small

The next art exhibition to be presented at the National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, in partnership with the British Council, is named We Have Met Before.Its purpose is to revisit the subject of Trans-Atlantic slavery and its afterlives, as seen...

Published:Sunday | September 17, 2017 | 9:00 AMShereita Grizzle

Several up and coming artistes enter the music industry with one goal in mind - to make money. However industry insiders, particularly established artistes, have long warned newcomers that it takes time to build a successful career in music.This is...

Published:Sunday | September 17, 2017 | 9:00 AMMel Cooke

Ernie Smith recorded I Can't Take It as a ballad at Federal Studios in 1967. Eight years later, Johnny Nash did it over as a lovers' rock track, naming it Tears on My Pillow. It was, for Smith, an unfortunate title change, as that was the name of a...

Published:Sunday | September 17, 2017 | 9:00 AMRoy Black

The year 1969 was eventful in Jamaica's history. The year saw the sterling system being replaced by the decimal system of dollars and cents. in September. The Wailers responded to the change with the recording The Pound Get A Blow - a recording that...

Published:Sunday | September 17, 2017 | 9:00 AMStephanie Lyew

As you enter the gardens of the Afya Studios, Liguanea, St Andrew, the home of Jason Lee Worton's Wednesday evening Roots Rock Yoga class, you quickly feel the positive energy taking over.Worton, a guitarist known for his association with some of...

Published:Saturday | September 16, 2017 | 9:00 AM

It stands to reason that there are many more musicians than there are vocalists who sustain the business of music (bearing in mind, of course, that many musicians also sing and vice-versa). Creating a song and then performing it a concert (not to...

Published:Saturday | September 16, 2017 | 9:00 AM

For the second consecutive week there is a new number one song on the iTunes Reggae Albums chart, as Every Posse (Ooklah the Mac) was listed as the top-selling album on the electronic platform up to the wee hours of yesterday morning. Last week's...

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