Aunty Donna set for Bangarang 10:20 pm
“EXPECT the unexpected.” That's the warning being issued by social media sensation, entrepreneur and philanthropist Donna “Aunty Donna” Gowe as she ventures into the world of theatre and acting with the upcoming premiere of the comedy Bangarang Inna Miss Donna...
JCDC is now accepting entries
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) officially began accepting entries for its 2021 competitions yesterday.
Aunty Donna takes the stage
Social media sensation Aunty Donna is making the move to local theatre when she debuts in the comedy Bangarang Inna Miss Donna House which will be streamed globally starting on May 14.
Sunday, May 2, 2021
LOCAL dance company L'Acadco will be representing Jamaica once again on the international stage. The troupe has been invited to represent the country at the 2021 Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival/Edinburgh Festival Carnival which, due to the current global health crisis, will be held...More
Sunday, April 18, 2021
It has been just over a year since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the current coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. Across the globe, sectors and industries have been hit by the effects of this health crisis and the entertainment industry has not been...More
Thursday, April 15, 2021
THE 2021 Jamaica Festival Song Competition is off and running. The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) which administers the competition is currently issuing the call for entries, encouraging Jamaican artistes and songwriters to participate in the annual...More
Thursday, April 8, 2021
RETIRED University of the West Indies lecturer and dramaturge Dr Brian Heap is expressing delight with the crop of writers unearthed through his recent writing competition, part of his 'giving back' having been named the winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize for the Caribbean...More
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
ETHIOPIA'S famine of the 1980s killed thousands of people in that country and sparked global outreach initiatives like the Live Aid concert and the song We Are The World. Though not as high-profile, Let's Make Africa Green Again, a 1984 song by British Reggae Artists Famine Appeal...More
Sunday, March 21, 2021
L'ANTECH, the dance technique created by local choreographer and researcher Dr L'Antoinette Stines, which has the distinction of being the only one of its kind created in the English-speaking Caribbean, is now being shared with dancers and dance enthusiasts across the...More
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
British shoe company Clarks continues to have a healthy relationship with Jamaicans and the Jamaican culture. In its latest ode to the island, the iconic shoe brand has released three new styles which it says pays tribute to the individuality that the country is so...More