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Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 8:07 PMArmitabh Sharma

Mao Hosaka has perhaps done it all – from delving into the uber megapixels of animation in Tokyo, finding eternal bliss meditating in a temple in Thailand, to kicking up a storm as she brushed up her Muay Thai (Thai boxing) skills, learning Bahasa...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Thoughtful people who seek answers to the mysteries of living life fully often turn to books of sacred wisdom and advice. Sages have explored the inner self to find wisdom with which to confront life’s many challenges, and in modern times, the need...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:09 AM
Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:09 AMWendy-Ann Brissett - Contributor

A curious situation arose for me once in a teaching practical when a child in the class uttered the word “mango”. To the dismay of the practical supervisors, the teacher corrected the child’s pronunciation of “mango” to “mongo”. This episode,...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:31 AM

Saint International’s Avant Garde Designer of the Year competition, which gives a chance to Jamaican designers to unveil their out-of-the-box show pieces, is calling on aspiring designers to showcase their talents. For first-time entrant David...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:31 AMAaron Hertzmann - Contributor

Over the past few years, many artists have started to use what is called “neural network software” to create works of art. Users input existing images into the software, which has been programmed to analyse them, learn a specific aesthetic and...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:30 AMAnn-Margaret Lim - Contributor

A Jamaican male-perspective answer to Emily Bronte’s Jane Eyre, Dwight Thompson’s first novel, Death Register, is a Bildung Romans (coming of age) story set in modern-day St James, Jamaica. The writing is good, but at the same time, you know there...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:08 AM
Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:19 AM

I am ready to love Let me love you like no other has loved you. No distraction, no holding back. No crazy jealousy, no hasty fling. No hook-ups about the ex. Leave the past in the past...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:18 AMAmitabh Sharma

One is often told – “You don’t look Indian,” to which the 1.2-billion dollar question is: “How do Indians look?”…What, one might ask, is the context of this statement? It stems from the fact that some notions are just that, notions and pre-...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:17 AM

‘Requiem’, an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Courtney Hogarth, opens on Thursday, March 7, at the Olympia Gallery, 202 Old Hope Road, at 6p.m. Hope Brooks, retired dean of the School of Visual Arts at the Edna Manley College of the Visual...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Dillon Allenye, an applied economist by profession who has applied econometrics and public finance, will be mounting his first solo exhibition Dis-Equilibrium. The exhibition, a showcase of 30-oil-on canvas pieces, captures aspects of Caribbean...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:16 AMChristopher Serju - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Nutramix is this year celebrating Youth in Agriculture by getting 12 youngsters to share their success stories with Jamaica via a calendar that makes for an informative, colourful, and visually attractive document, detailing their hard work,...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:15 AM

Peter A. Roberts’ A Response to Enslavement: Playing their Way to Virtue explores the phenomenology of oppression. Roberts veers into conflicts of identity and the moulding of the newly arrived captives in the Americas. Their renaming, craftily...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:07 AM

Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek – Barack Obama

Published:Sunday | February 24, 2019 | 12:31 AM

Equipping people for jobs of the future is the aim of the upcoming Education...

Published:Sunday | February 24, 2019 | 12:30 AM

Senator Pearnel Charles Jr, UNESCO Youth Advisory Chair and State Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade on Wednesday, February 13, met with the region’s four guild presidents of the University of the West Indies (UWI). According to...

Published:Sunday | February 24, 2019 | 12:29 AMAlex Gray - Contributor

Much has been written about the dangers of screen time for children. It is well known that Bill Gates and Steve Jobs limited their offspring’s use of technology, well placed as they were to see how addictive it can be. The American Academy of...

Published:Sunday | February 24, 2019 | 12:29 AMPaul H. Williams - Contributor

At the Association of Jamaica Potters’ annual art and craft fair held in December last year, Winroy Messam, at age 22, was probably the youngest artist selling his work at the event. On display and on sale, he had drawings done in ‘cross-hatching...

Published:Sunday | February 24, 2019 | 12:29 AMAnn Margaret Lim - Contributor

‘The Ice Migration’ by Jacqueline Crooks is a collection of short stories tracing a family’s migratory patterns over four generations. The reader meets the Indian indentured labour Lula family in Roaring River, Westmoreland, Jamaica, in 1912 and...

Published:Sunday | February 17, 2019 | 12:19 AM

Since the 2016 election of United States (US) President Donald Trump and the publication of J. D. Vance’s memoir Hillbilly Elegy that same year, Appalachia has returned to the national ­spotlight in the US...

Published:Sunday | February 17, 2019 | 12:19 AM

KIRKLAND, Wash (AP): Bill and Melinda Gates are pushing back against a new wave of criticism about whether billionaire philanthropy is a force for good. The couple, whose foundation has the largest endowment in the world, say they are not fazed by...

Published:Sunday | February 17, 2019 | 12:19 AM

A British judge has ruled that people who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw legal stones, rejecting a claim that a viewing platform at London’s Tate Modern art gallery invaded the privacy of residents in luxury apartments next door...

Published:Sunday | February 17, 2019 | 12:19 AMAmitabh Sharma

Published:Sunday | February 17, 2019 | 12:17 AM

Technology is all around us, and when used properly, it has many positives. Although those positives are well documented, many people are not convinced that using technology in the classroom is a good thing. After all, many students, while at home...

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