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Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:17 PM

  This year's 21st Hapilos Digital Music Awards, is set to award a top female producer for music they produced during the period of April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017. Nominees in this category, include Paypaz Chasez Muzic...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:00 AMCurtis Campbell

UK based recording artiste, Epik Jones is promoting a new record titled Dancehall Girl, which he hopes will tap into the international market, especially since Jamaican music has been experiencing a rebirth courtesy of Major Lazer, Justin Bieber,...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:00 AM

Today, fans across more than 50 countries can tune in to the Live VR broadcast of 'A Head Full of Dreams Tour' from Soldier Field via Samsung Gear VR.Samsung Electronics America and Live Nation, will broadcast Coldplay's tour live in virtual reality...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:00 AMKimberley Small

Tribe Sankofa, a local performing arts collective, will journey to Barbados on Friday for the Carifesta XIII Symposium.Founded and artistically directed by Fabian Thomas, Tribe Sankofa was established in 2011. They describe themselves as a...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:00 AM

Reggae artiste Warrior King, real name, Mark Dyer, joins the likes of Steel Pulse, Anthony B, Sizzla and others, for the eighth annual, One Love, One Heart Reggae Festival on Saturday, September 2 and Sunday, September 3 at the Yolo County Fair...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:00 AM

Since the July 21 release of his fourth solo studio album Stony Hill, Damian 'Junior Gong' Marley, admits that his focus is less on album sales and more on sharing his music with fans through live performances and digital streams.Popular digital...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:38 PMKimberley Small

Spartan Health Club, franchise holder for Miss Jamaica World, have denied all claims of being aware of Shaneke William's hazy past. Once accused of aiding and abetting rape and sexual touching of a minor, Williams entered the...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AMStephanie Lyew

The energy at the Creative Writing Workshop, hosted by SenYAcum Edutainment, as part of the activities of the seventh annual Jamaica Poetry Festival, outweighed the number of attendees. Though it was not selective to one age group, both children and...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AM

There's no barbeque like a Jack Daniel's Southern Style Back Yaad Bar-b-que, the original and still the best.On Sunday, August 20, the UWI Mona Visitors' Lodge will be transformed to host this premium all-you-can-eat event from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m."We...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AM

When the avaricious mayor of Oakton City threatens to destroy the city park, home to Surly Squirrel (Will Arnett) and his friends, they must join forces to abort his plans to build a dysfunctional amusement park and reclaim their home. Spearheading...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AM

Former toymaker Sam Mullins and his wife, Esther, are happy to welcome a nun and six orphaned girls into their California farmhouse. Years earlier, the couple's 7-year-old daughter Annabelle died in a tragic car accident. Terror soon strikes when...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AM

We are currently conducting a survey targeted at movie-goers. We want to hear from those who have attended our Alternative Content transmissions. Our aim is to gain insight of how we are doing so far, and what suggestions you might wish to share....

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AM

Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in a new twist on Shakespeare's classic comedy of mistaken identity.A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AMMarcia Rowe

At a recent media launch for his upcoming concert - Ernie Smith Celebrates 50 - the Jamaican musical pioneer spoke of his high and low moments of his musical career.But first, The Gleaner wanted to know why he has decided to assist the Jamaica...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AMStephanie Lyew

The recent staging of the seventh annual Jamaica Poetry Festival 'The Poetree Feast' featured some of the most influential speakers in the creative writing industry in Jamaica as well as guests from the US, and Africa.Irie FM's, Andrea Williams-...

Published:Tuesday | August 15, 2017 | 8:04 PMDaraine Luton

Despite being faced with a tsunami of opposition to her inclusion in this year's Miss Jamaica World pageant, Shaneke Williams, says she is pressing ahead in the competition. Williams, who is among the 16 finalists announced for this year...

Published:Tuesday | August 15, 2017 | 8:00 AMKimberley Small

In a recent interview with The Gleaner, Yaniq Walford, organiser of Bass Odyssey presents Jamaica Sound System Festival 2017, said: "Sound systems thrived for decades because it appealed to Jamaican people, and altering it is what will kill it ...,...

Published:Tuesday | August 15, 2017 | 8:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Red Stripe has embarked on a media tour to promote its newest innovation, INJ!N bitters.Yesterday, the team made a stop at The Gleaner's North Street offices as part of its media tour, and staff members were invited to sample INJ!N drink mixes.There...

Published:Monday | August 14, 2017 | 8:00 AMShereita Grizzle

The Miss Jamaica Festival Queen Competition began in 1963, a year after the country gained its Independence. The competition began as the Miss Jamaica Beauty Contest, but the need to put more emphasis on cultural awareness prompted a shift in 1975....

Published:Monday | August 14, 2017 | 8:00 AMDamian Levy

For those who declare that cinema is dead and Hollywood is out of ideas, this is another notch in the win column for you. The Dark Tower is yet another adaptation of a classic story by Stephen King. This time, instead of killer clowns and rabid dogs...

Published:Monday | August 14, 2017 | 8:00 AM

Fiction Nightclub stood at its location in Marketplace for 10 years. Now newly conceptualised, refurbished, and fully reopened over the weekend, the nightclub has been transformed into a multifaceted entertainment spot, with the promise of 'new...

Published:Sunday | August 13, 2017 | 8:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Kingston is largely seen as the Mecca for Jamaican music, however, in recent times, the parish labelled the creative city by cultural critics, has been losing out where traditional forms of culture is concerned.Kingston is now said to be focused on...

Published:Sunday | August 13, 2017 | 8:00 AMKimberley Small

For the past 28 years (on the second weekend in August), Bass Odyssey has celebrated its anniversary as a sound system. This year marks the third in a new five-year business projection, developed by the event's organiser, Yaniq Walford, which...

Published:Sunday | August 13, 2017 | 8:00 AM

Whenever recommendations are made concerning the choice of additional national heroes or heroines, little or no mention is made of Vere Johns. Yet, the records are there to show that Johns has done just as much, and in some instances, more, than,...

Published:Sunday | August 13, 2017 | 8:00 AMPaul Williams

Great Huts Resort Paradise on the Edge, located atop cliffs overlooking Boston Bay in Portland, is a small, eco-friendly, Afrocentric retreat resort that is big on the arts.It has an arts programme that engages visitors and locals alike. One such...

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