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From left: Donald Anderson, Maylynne Lowe and Earle Brown in a tense scene from Hide Your Husband.

Theatre is back. Hurrah! You lovers of the live stage now have a chance to see the first commercial play produced in the island during the COVID-19 era. On any evening, except Mondays, you can go to Kingston’s Little Little Theatre for Hide Your...
Jasmine’s Caribbean Cuisine bartender Felipe Arango serves up a number of rum cocktails.

WESTERN BUREAU: The Jamaica Rum Festival will kick-start one great party that commences in June and closes out in August, with the island marking its 60th anniversary of Independence, says Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett. The other big event,...
Kes has consistently blazed new musical trails, travelling across borders as if there were no doors.

The people of the Caribbean became creative in preserving African traditions over the years, fashioning new words, and recombining and recreating the sounds of the percussions, essentially defying colonial bans on the traditional cylindrical drums...

Even on tracks which offers toasts to a lavish lifestyle, Likkle Vybz injects messages of money management and investments. His entrepreneurial gene is attributed to his parents Vybz Kartel (who recently shared that the 19-year-old has invested in...

Members of the entertainment fraternity showed up at the Boulevard Baptist Church on Thursday as they joined family members in showing their love and appreciation for one of their own, Fitzroy ‘Bunny Diamond’ Simpson, who passed away on April 1....

Barbara Gloudon, writer, journalist, actress, and all-round evangelist for the performing arts in general, took her final bow on Wednesday night. Gloudon, 87, passed away only 11 days after her husband, known food technologist and orchid...

He’s boombastic and he’s fantastic, and Brown University, a private Ivy League research institution located in Providence, Rhode Island, recognises that fact and is honouring Shaggy in a huge way at the end of the month. The Grammy award winning...

WESTERN BUREAU: Airbnb stakeholders who operate through the Jamaica Home Sharing Association (JHSA) say they are ready to cash in on the live, in-person return of Reggae Sumfest to Montego Bay in July. Following a two-year, pandemic-induced...

It’s all love for Macka Diamond when she goes to Costa Rica. The Dye Dye hitmaker did three shows on the weekend in San José, Limón and Turrialba, following a meet-and-greet event on Thursday. “Costa Rica is like being in the music business back...

(The Entertainment Desk continues its weekly ‘Jamaica 60’ feature in celebration of the island’s rich musical heritage.) In August 2020, Faron McKenzie was announced as new head of BBC Radio 1Xtra. At the time of his appointment, McKenzie, whose...
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