Arts & Culture

Authentic moves

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July, 26 2019    

EUROPEAN dance group, Be Your Authentic Self (BYAS) is one of 13 troupes participating in the World Reggae Dance Championship at the National Arena in Kingston next Friday night. It starts at 8:00 pm. Read More

Summer exhibit opens at National Gallery

Sunday, July, 21 2019    

The National Gallery of Jamaica will officially open its inaugural Summer Exhibition today, conciding with its 'Last Sundays Programme. Read More

Kudos to Campion Dance Society

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

FROM June to December, a number of dance troupes bring their skills and talents to the stage. Read More

New works and favourites for NDTC season

DEBORAH GORDON Observer writer | Sunday, July, 14 2019    

A potent combination of existing works and favourites from over the years have been brought together for the 57th season of dance by The National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC), which will run at the Little Theatre from July 19 to August 11. Read More

Through our lens

Sunday, July, 14 2019    

In the age of the smartphone, which puts a camera at the fingertips of a large number of people, photography as an art form seems to be diminishing. But that's not going to happen anytime soon if local photographers Cheryl Hylton, Ulrick Lawrence and Dane Hucey have their way. Read More

Tivoli dancers pay tribute to Seaga

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer | Wednesday, July, 10 2019    

The Tivoli Dance Troupe presented a Kaleidoscope of Dance at the Little Theatre in Kingston on Sunday evening. The two-day concert, which opened last Saturday, is part of their 28th season celebration. Read More

ArtWalk hailed as success

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 7 2019    

Kingston Creative, organisers of the ArtWalk, held in downtown Kingston last Sunday, are claiming success with this latest staging of the free, monthly exposition which seeks to lay the groundwork for development of an art district in the... Read More

UWI Singers' concert season ends today

By Aaliyah Cunningham Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, June, 30 2019    

THE University Singers will be bringing the curtains down on their concert season this evening at Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts, on The University of the West Indies' Mona campus in Kingston. Read More

'Dance chose me and I responded'

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, June, 30 2019    

When the National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica (NDTC) takes to the stage at the Little Theatre in St Andrew on July 19 for the opening of its 57th annual season of dance, ballet mistress Kerry-Ann Henry will be celebrating a milestone of her own. This year marks her 25th year as a... Read More

The Art of Kingston

By Richard Johnson Observer senior writer johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, June, 26 2019    

This Sunday will see the 15th Kingston Creative Artwalk, a monthly exposition laying the groundwork for development of an art district in downtown Kingston. Read More

A decade with Deh Jah Dance

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, June, 23 2019    

Artistic director of the Deh Jah Dance Theatre, Ghana Samuda, makes no bones about that fact that she is a Christian and therefore the majority of the works presented by the troupe are about worship. It is, therefore, not surprising that in choosing a 'best of' for the... Read More

Theatre with a message

Sunday, June, 23 2019    

Award-winning theatre producers, Barracks Production Company will officially open the doors to their new home and youth theatre hub, Barracks Theatre, on Friday, June 28 with a Gala performance of their newest play, Ananda Alert. Read More

Keeping Jamaica on the pages Keeping Jamaica on the pages

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

The accolades have been pouring in for Patsy, the latest written by Jamaican-born, USA-based author Nicole Dennis-Benn. Read More

Sandals Negril/South Coast ready to rumble

Friday, June, 14 2019    

“What an amazing array of talent!,” uttered a guest watching performances of the Sandals and Beaches Resorts's Festival of the Arts competition (Negril regional final) held at Sandals South Coast Resort in Whitehouse, Westmoreland, last Thursday night. Read More

Sandals Ochi tops region in arts contest

Thursday, June, 13 2019    

SANDALS Ochi Beach Resort in St Ann took the lion's share of awards in the Sandals Festival of the Arts talent competition (Ocho Rios) Regional Finals held on the property last Saturday.The resort faced off with its sister property Beaches Ocho Rios. Read More



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