Tue | Aug 22, 2017

Art & Leisure

It was long ago in a silver screen near us when R2-D2, C-3PO, or more recently BB8, awed and mesmerised us with their ability to assist humans and other living species in galaxy light years away. These alphanumeric science fictional droids and...

This is a proverbial case of the last mile of a journey - it seems to be the longest, most enduring and takes the best of performances to successfully cross over the finishing line.Final year of studies at the university or college, likewise, seems...

Our journey continues as we highlight another set of artefacts from the chapters of the island's history, which tell the story of Jamaica being a thriving hub of commerce and trade.Bell from the slave ship 'African Queen'This bell belonged to the...

The Canada Representative Office of The Jamaica National Group has partnered with the Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf (CCCD) Alumni Association, in Canada, to host its first fundraising dinner to acquire computers for the school.Maria...

Bolt to Di WurlTwas Augus 3 in di year 2017 to bi exactWen Bolt enter 'im final race pon London trackAll eyes wuz on di big man Boltfi si how 'im wouda bow outKiss mi neck backA wah jus gwaan pon di trackMeck mi wipe di matta out mi eyeBounty Killa...

The Chelsea Flower Show, organised by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), attracts international visitors for one week every May when London celebrates nature's beauty and man's efforts to enhance it. So popular is this event that in 1988, they...

Maybe today will be the dayThe birds stay awayAnd not come out to playMaybe today will be the dayThe moon cease to riseAnd the sun stay at bayMaybe today the earth will be no moreAnd the stains of life will wash ashoreMaybe today will be the...

Lisa Tomlinson's new book, The African-Jamaican Aesthetic: Cultural Retention and Transformation Across Borders, adds to the body of research examining the ways in which diasporic African-Jamaican writers create their works by tapping into the...
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