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Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 5:00 AMCurtis Cambell

Radio DJ/producer ZJ Chrome is advising industry players to own their own YouTube channels, so as to benefit from the fruits of YouTube streaming.YouTube.com, which started in 2005, has over time, become one of the leading sources for music and when...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 5:00 AMRoy Black

Even as we celebrated Labour Day on May 23, we were mindful of the fact that honest labour occupies a very important place in the development of children. And with the month of May being designated Child Month, it may, perhaps, be an opportune time...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 5:00 AMMel Cooke

Among the many steps in the vinyl record's trajectory from cutting edge music storage and playback technology, speculation about its relevance in the digital age is (as stated on vinyl-record.co.uk) RCA Victor making the long-playing vinyl record...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 5:00 AMPaul H. Williams

He was not slated to perform, but Frederick 'Freddie' McGregor acquiesced when he was invited onstage by Hugh Douse, artistic director of the Nexus Performing Arts Company, which was singing a medley of his hit songs called Big Ship Suite, and...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 5:00 AMMel Cooke

A connection forged in earlier years of Jamaican popular music continued on Wednesday, when the Bob Marley Ensemble Room was officially opened at the Alpha Institute, South Camp Road, Kingston. After saying that last year the Bob Marley Foundation...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 5:00 AM

From conceiving the idea, to writing a script, to funding, to casting, to filming, to eventually promoting, the process of filmmaking has always been one that carries a certain amount of risk. The writer, producer, and director have to have a clear...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 5:00 AMMel Cooke

The 2017 Jamaica Ocho Rios International jazz Festival is now on. Myrna Hague, who is central to the festival, told The Sunday Gleaner about her first foray into reggae.Myrna Hague's Melody Life album is an unusual project for the lady who is much...

Published:Saturday | May 27, 2017 | 5:00 AM

Last weekend's second annual Jack Ruby Festival in Ocho Rios, St Ann, was an instruction in celebrating someone who was a community person. From what I have read about Lawrence 'Jack Ruby' Lindo and seen in footage on YouTube, he was intensely...

Published:Saturday | May 27, 2017 | 5:00 AM

The top four albums in the Billboard Reggae Charts' top five for the week of June 3, 2017, have moved up from lower slots. This, of course, means that there have been casualties, and the biggest one is last week's number one, the Moment EP by The...

Published:Saturday | May 27, 2017 | 5:00 AM

Not very long ago, family unit Morgan Heritage disbanded. Not so long ago, Peetah, Gramps, Una and co decided that they were better together than apart. And now, their album, Avrakedabra, which has a release date of May 19, 2017, is at number 24 on...

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 5:37 PMCarolyn Sinclair

Palm Spring, California: With temperatures reaching 82 degrees Fahrenheit and expected to climb higher in Palm Springs, California, partygoers danced up a storm earlier today at BRT's check-in party, V Maui Wowi, the first of six parties, at...

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 5:00 AM

saturday may 27St AndrewMello VibesThe retro party Mello Vibes is at Mas Camp, National Stadium grounds.St AndrewDance PartyThe Vinyl Records Collectors Association's Dance Party is at the Karl Hendrickson Auditorium, Jamaica College, 189 Old Hope...

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 5:00 AM

WET FETEGet soaked at Wet Rush Reloaded tomorrow from4 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Olympia Crown Hotel, 53 Molynes Road. Adm: $1,000 pre-sold, $2,000 at the gate.EXPOTake the little ones to the Children's Expo and Special Needs Resource Fair at the Hope...

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 5:00 AMMichael Reckord

After decades of strategising, numerous fundraising events and months of sacrifice by staff (who sometimes worked without pay, I was told), it seems the Ward Theatre Foundation's efforts to make the theatre fully functional again are paying off....

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 5:00 AM

Col Charles James Ward built and gave the Ward Theatre to the city of Kingston in 1912, custos of Kingston when he handed over the theatre to the Kingston and St Andrew Corporation (KSAC) for public use on December 16, 1912, Ward is the 'nephew' of...

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 5:00 AMMel Cooke

Although the Alpha Institute offers a range of training options to its students, including landscape and barber programmes, it is especially famed for music. So it is natural that the South Camp Road institution will celebrate its 137th anniversary...

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 5:00 AM

On Wednesday evening, the fashionable folk turned out for the launch of Pulse Fashionweek 2017 at Porsche's New Kingston headquarters. Sleek bodies sauntered between sleek automobiles and the glowing rides matched glittering smiles. The Gleaner's...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:15 PM

Porsche Jamaica came to life on Wednesday night, as Caribbean Fashionweek (CFW) launched it's highly anticipated annual style showcase. Fashionistas, along with their princes of style, rocked the showroom runway in designer numbers, enjoying...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:53 PM

  This year’s Musgrave Award winners stood tall and proud, as they were honoured earlier this evening at the Institute of Jamaica, East Street, Kingston. Among those honoured were Frederick ‘Freddie’ McGregor, OD (Silver, Art...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:41 PMShereita Grizzle

Finalists from the Rita Marley Foundation (RMF) Public Speaking and Essay Competitions recently made a courtesy call on the heads of the island’s top tertiary institutions where they were encouraged to pursue their dreams and...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:00 AMShereita Grizzle

Several students from secondary institutions across the island were rewarded for works submitted in the recently concluded annual Earth Day Competition and Awards Ceremony hosted by the Natural History Museum of Jamaica, a division of the Institute...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:00 AMMarcia Rowe

Creatively arranged and justly executed songs was the hallmark of the Mona Campus Male Chorus' concert, A Seranade to Mother, held recently at the Temple of Light on Fairway Avenue. But the programme saw more than a serenade. Songs were complemented...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:00 AM

Roger Moore, who died Tuesday at age 89, didn't seem to take Bond that seriously even while playing him. Burdened with following Sean Connery as Agent 007, Moore kept it light, using a wry, amused tone and perpetually arched eyebrow as if he had...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:00 AM

Former chairman of LIME and CEO of Ready TV, Christopher 'Pappa CD' Dehring, and Queen's Counsel Ian 'DJ QC' Wilkinson will go up against Rankin Pumpkin, the Japanese entrant who is in the top tier of thecurrent Magnum Kings and Queens competition,...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:00 AM

The Honourable Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism,has tasked Downsound Entertainment, organisers of Reggae Sumfest and led by Josef Bogdanovich, to craft an outstanding entertainment package for the upcoming tourism summit, staged by the United...

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