Entertainment

After 12: Jersey Display on the Silver Sky

Wednesday, October, 11 2017    

The sports and party crew journeyed to Silver Sky Plaza, formerly Steve Madden Plaza, on Orange Street in downtown Kingston on October 2, displaying undying loyalty to their favourite teams for Sexy Tall P's Jersey Affair. With Road Shella in charge of the music, OBSERVER PHOTOGRAPHER... Read More

Bad card?

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, October, 11 2017    

When the paperback edition of Roger Steffens' sensational book, So Much Things To Say: The Oral History of Bob Marley, is released next year, it will have an additional interview with someone who was close to the reggae king. Read More

More ASCAP awards for Stephens

Tuesday, October, 10 2017    

On October 16 reggae singer Richie Stephens will be honoured by the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) in London, England. Read More

Mr Vegas, Prince Reignn reach out

Tuesday, October, 10 2017    

Dancehall artistes Mr Vegas and Prince Reignn have rallied to the aid of Doreen Dyer, who has been at the centre of a video in which she is seen beating her 12-year-old daughter with what appears to be a machete. Read More

Anita Antoinette drops debut album

Tuesday, October, 10 2017    

Anita Antoinette, the Jamaica-born American who made it to the Top 10 of season seven of the US televised talent show The Voice in 2014, has released her independent debut album Smile. Read More

Artistes give back

BY SIMONE MORGAN-LINDO Observer staff reporter morgans@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, October, 10 2017    

A group of artistes with connections to Seaview Gardens in St Andrew will be giving of themselves and giving back to that inner-city community. Read More

Rebuilding after Irma

Monday, October, 9 2017    

One month after being destroyed by Hurricane Irma, musician Bankie Banx is still picking up the pieces at his Dune Preserve venue in Anguilla. Read More

Music tops spending at JCDC St Catherine

Monday, October, 9 2017    

In the last six years, $101.3 million has been spent by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) on its festival competitions. The funds cover auditions as well as finals for dance, speech, music, drama, and traditional folk forms in the 14 parishes. Read More

Popcaan collabs with Giggs

Monday, October, 9 2017    

Dancehall deejay Popcaan has secured another collaboration with an international act.This time he teams with London-based rapper Giggs on the track Times Tickin which is a single of the Briton's latest project Wamp 2 Dem. Read More

Musical mix on Blue Mahoe

Monday, October, 9 2017    

Louie Culture, Hezron, Ras Kaneo and Jahnya are a few of the reggae acts featured on Blue Mahoe, the latest project out of Trench Town-based Triple L Productions. Read More

Nettleford conference readies

Monday, October, 9 2017    

All is now set for this Wednesday's start of the Rex Nettleford Arts Conference at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Kingston. Read More

Grace Jones' mother passes

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

The mother of Jamaican-born entertainer and model Grace Jones has died.The New York Daily News reports that Marjorie Jones, mother of the former Bond Girl, died on Monday, October 2 at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in the United States. Read More

McDonald's Breaking Point

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Sunday, October, 8 2017    

On September 16 a sold-out audience inside a theatre at Townson University, Maryland, in the United States rose to its feet and applauded the work of Jamaican choreographer Renee McDonald. Read More

Full steam ahead

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Sunday, October, 8 2017    

 The second Love and Harmony Cruise, scheduled for March 24-29, will have another strong musical line-up, but promoters promise a more folksy affair. Read More

Photos: Bond's first Jamaica visit

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

Sean Connery and Ursula Andress in scenes from the first James Bond film, Dr No, in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Read More



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