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It was the financial group's first attempt to meld the social and cultural history of Jamaica along with its own story, in the form of a live show. The chorale De Cho-R'us, which opened the show, definitely set the pace for its theme, 'Celebrating...

How does a love song develop into a party hit?Bounty Killer can help answer that. The veteran deejay teamed up with rapper Wyclef Jean in 1998 to produce a song called Ain't Nobody with R...

It was a relaxing evening listening to great music. From classical to ska was delivered by the Jamaica Military Band to a very appreciative audience, against the lush backdrop of Hope Botanical Gardens on Sunday."The band is fantastic," Donald...

Provocative costumes, graceful lines and powerful extensions encapsulated The Company Dance Theatre (CDT) 30th Season of Dance.Aptly themed 'Umcimbi Celebration', one of the founding members, Tony Henry, noted in the programme - "30 years is no...

A steel orchestra that can make it past five years in Jamaica has a chance at long-term survival. After a decade, you become a bona fide franchise. Such is the story of Silver Birds Steel Orchestra, which celebrated it 11th anniversary over the...

In 2000, members of the Black Star Band went to Mexico to work in the hotels as musicians - little did they know that they would eventually called the country homeThey are currently one of the most popular reggae band in the country. "We really didn...

In spite of last year's mishaps, in 2019, Bacchanal Jamaica will celebrate their 20th year on the road in the spirit of the undefeated. Last Saturday night, the veteran band declared themselves unconquerable as they moved from their Mas Camp home...

The wizarding world of Harry Potter is alive and well in 2018. Well, sort of. The newest film in the series, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, picks up where the previous film left off, showing us how wizards got on in the roaring '20s....

While Jamaica's colourful musical wheel doesn't typically include the blues, Iron Kyte, a blues-rock band made up of four bourgeoning musicians, has dared to colour outside the lines.Iron Kyte (formerly called Skaibrid) is made up of Brendon Wesley...

The Jamaican film industry has been experiencing a rapid ebb and flow in recent years and seems poised for a huge wave of possibilities. Today we continue our feature The Reel, which explores the industry and highlights the players and the...
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