A bellyful of wins

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, April, 17 2019    

Belly Woman, a production by the School of Drama at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Kingston, was the big winner at Monday's Actor Boy Awards held at the Knutsford Court Hotel in New Kingston. Read More

A word with Ione Angeles

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, April, 17 2019    

A California girl by birth, Ione Angeles discovered reggae in the 1980s, and got a first-class education in Jamaica's culture when she lived here during the 1990s. Those lessons served her well as she recorded Inna Word , her first solo... Read More

Koffee still brewing on Billboard chart

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Tuesday, April, 16 2019    

Singer Fyah Harp debuts at number four on this week's Billboard Reggae Albums chart with Can't Quench, a 13-song set released last October by Judah Empire Records. It is produced by John “Jon FX” Crawford. Read More

A Lethalz look at trafficking

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Tuesday, April, 16 2019    

While completing research on human trafficking, Jamaican model/actress Keturah Hamilton thought it would be timely to make a statement on the troubling issue through film. Because women are among the illicit trade's biggest victims, she believed such a project should be... Read More

A royal premiere

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Tuesday, April, 16 2019    

Specially invited guests of HBO television series, Game of Thrones got the royal treatment at its premiere at Digicel's sqwanky downtown Kingston headquarters on Sunday evening. Read More

Eclectic Davis on the mark

Tuesday, April, 16 2019    

On February 23, singer/guitarist Eclectic Davis made his debut big show performance at Stars R Us In Kingston. Though the event featured legends such as Ken Boothe and Big Youth, he showed no signs of stage fright. Read More

'Jolly good' show

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, April, 16 2019    

If British film-maker Rick Elgood has his way, a film on mento band, The Jolly Boys, could be released in July. Read More

Aidonia in car crash

By Aaliyah Cunningham Observer writer cunninghamc@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, April, 15 2019    

Aidonia is home resting following a motor vehicle collision along Mannings Hill Road in Kingston early Sunday morning. Read More

Actor Boy Awards tonight

Monday, April, 15 2019    

The theatre fraternity takes centre stage at this evening's Actor Boy Awards, scheduled for Knutsford Court Hotel in New Kingston.The awards, initially slated for April 1, recognises excellence in theatre. Read More

Bacchanal gets thumbs up

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Monday, April, 15 2019    

As the Jamaican carnival season nears its peak, some revellers are already crowning Bacchanal Jamaica as the entity for the premiere experience. Read More

Influential turns shooting attack into song

Monday, April, 15 2019    

A NEAR-DEATH experience is the inspiration behind Influential's latest single, Most Wanted. Read More

Promoters get 'special' deal

Monday, April, 15 2019    

Party promoters are expected to pay an addition “special fee” of $20,000 to $30,000 to cover clean-up costs, according Mayor of Kingston and St Andrew Delroy Williams. Read More

NDTC's Easter tradition continues

Sunday, April, 14 2019    

The Little Theatre in St Andrew will come alive next Sunday morning for the 38th staging of the annual act of worship by the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC). Read More

Japanese culture on show

Sunday, April, 14 2019    

National Museum Jamaica (NMJ) launched a new travelling exhibition dubbed The Dolls of Japan: Shapes of Prayer, Embodiments of Love at its downtown Kingston headquarters last Thursday. Read More

Hosannah 2019 on this evening

Sunday, April, 14 2019    

The Church of St Mary the Virgin, located on Molynes Road in St Andrew, will host their second annual fund-raising concert titled 'Hosannah 2019: A Festival of Praise' on Sunday. Showtime is 5:00 pm. Read More


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