Sumfest ends on high note
Jamaica Observer

Multiple Grammy Award-winner Stephen Marley's performance could easily go down as one of the most entertaining in Reggae Sumfest history. Within seconds of his entry on stage, the singer connected with patrons inside the...

Bob Andy: Songwriting pioneer
Jamaica Observer

This is the 42nd in our daily entertainment series highlighting 55 Jamaicans who broke down barriers and helped put the country on the world stage. Each day one personality will be featured, culminating Independence Day,...

RTI Weekend kicks off July 30
Jamaica Observer

'PRETTY In Pink' party, the first event in the Rich Tropical Island (RTI) Weekend, gets underway at Woodstock in Negril on Sunday, July 30.The all-inclusive event has been a traditional crowd-puller for organisers.The...

VYBZ Entertainment gives back to Linden community
Kaieteur News

– donation to Centre for Special Needs Children, – construction of bus shed   A spanking new bus shed costing approximately $500,000, inclusive of labor, was recently officially handed over to the Wisroc...

Superb Dunkirk
Jamaica Gleaner

Dunkirk is a movie about the 400,000 British and French soldiers trapped on the beaches of Dunkirk, France, beset on all sides by German opposition. Any attempt to escape is not treated kindly. Even standing still can be...

Spicy Sumfest Friday night
Jamaica Gleaner

Western Bureau:If not for the 'dissing showdown' between Alkaline and Tommy Lee Sparta, which generated the show's most excitement, Sumfest Friday night's unofficial 'artist of the night' title might have fallen into...

Sumfest 25 ends strong
Jamaica Gleaner

WESTERN BUREAU:The thousands at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex, Montego Bay, on Saturday for Reggae Sumfest 2017's closing night were reminded how powerful and lasting reggae music is.Jah Cure, who called for...

BUEI: ‘Lionfish, Dusky Sharks, Hogmouth Fry’
Bernews

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s [BUEI] Talks series is getting set to present “Lionfish, Dusky Sharks, Hogmouth Fry” with Dr. Corey Eddy on Thursday, July 27, beginning at 7.30pm at BUEI...

'Fix our game!' Furious Pokemon Go fans offered refunds after festival plagued by technical hitches
Telegraph UK

'Fix our game!' Furious Pokemon Go fans offered refunds after festival plagued by technical hitches ALL SECTIONS More 'Fix our game!' Furious Pokemon Go fans offered refunds after festival plagued by technical hitches A...

Top 20 Bermuda YouTube Channels In July
Bernews

[Written by Don Burgess] Reggae king Collie Buddz continues to reign supreme on top of the Bermuda YouTube Top 20. He surpassed the 25 million view...

The Music Diaries | The Mighty Diamonds predicted 'Right Time' in 1976
Jamaica Gleaner

With the bloodletting that has engulfed the nation, one can't help but agree that the Mighty Diamonds, a 1970s Jamaican vocal trio, were right on track when they warned about impending disaster in several of their...

ASHE Rumpelstiltskin remake promises to be magical
Jamaica Gleaner

The Ashe Performing Arts Company is putting the final touches on its summer production, Rumpelstiltskin: The Musical.The remake of the popular fairy tale will be brought to life by the children of the ASHE summer school...

Story of the Song | Songs for Selassie
Jamaica Gleaner

Today, July 23, is the 125th birthday of HIM Haile Selassie.Sizzla is one of those who has recorded the monarch's coronation date in song. It is included in Mash Dem Down, on the 2002 album Da Real Thing.Mash Dem Down, a...

Incident free Sumfest despite controversial acts
Jamaica Gleaner

With the 25th staging of the annual reggae Sumfest festival coming to a close, organisers of the event are particularly pleased that they have had an incident free event. With controversial artistes like Tommy Lee...

Joe Bogdanovich gets keys to the city of Montego Bay
Jamaica Gleaner

Reggae Sumfest's Joe Bogdanovich has received the keys to the city of Montego Bay for his contribution to the development of the city through the annual Reggae festival. The presentation was made by the Mayor of Montego...

Rose Bowl showdown - Boyz, Mexico clash in Gold Cup semi-final
Jamaica Gleaner

The 2017 version of the Reggae Boyz is a band that the entire country can be proud of. The beat has not been the most rhythmic, but they have done enough to remain on stage and keep some of the crowd interested.This...

What a Festival!
Jamaica Observer

They call it the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), but we of the older generation still refer to it as simply, Festival.

Sumfest lives up to billing
Jamaica Observer

ORGANISERS of Reggae Sumfest had promised a superb night of entertainment and, for the most part, the event lived up to the billing.Held at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex in Montego Bay, St James, Friday night's...

Twelve Tribes celebrates Selassie's 'earthstrong'
Jamaica Observer

TODAY, the Twelve Tribes of Israel celebrates the 125th anniversary of the birth of His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Haile Selassie I, at their St Andrew headquarters (81-83 Hope Road).The celebration begins at 4:00 pm with...

Synergy: Founders of Reggae Sunsplash
Jamaica Observer

This is the 40th in our daily entertainment series highlighting 55 Jamaicans who broke down barriers and helped put the country on the world stage. Each day one personality will be featured, culminating Independence Day,...

How Dennis Brown found his way
Jamaica Observer

IN 1982, reggae's Crown Prince Dennis Brown scored what was probably his biggest hit on the Billboard charts.He reached number 42 on Billboard's Black Singles chart (now known as the R&B Hip Hop Songs chart) with the...

Turf ready for Festival
Nation News

THE NEW TURF is finally down. And not a moment too soon. International hockey will return to Wildey for the first time in six years, as the Barbados Hockey Festival is set to christen the sport’s brand...

Buzzers brings indoor laser tag to Jamaica
Jamaica Gleaner

Gaming haven, Buzzers, recently extended their array of gaming gadgets to include laser tag.Laser tag is a tag game played with guns, which fire infrared beams. Infrared-sensitive targets (vests) are worn by each player...

Jr Gong cross-promotes new album, marijuana brand ... as both share 'Stony Hill' name
Jamaica Gleaner

In a move that holds personal, historical significance, Damian 'Jr Gong' Marley released his highly anticipated studio album called Stony Hill on Friday, July 21, his 38th birthday.With announcements for the project...

Reggae Sumfest brawta ... Tourists in Ja for sun, sea and sand welcome festival
Jamaica Gleaner

Reggae Sumfest is usually a huge tourist pull factor for the country. Each year, visitors flood the island to soak up the best of dancehall and reggae music, booking their vacations with the annual festival in mind.This...

Photos: Natural Blessings Hair & Beauty Expo
Bernews

Northshore Medical & Aesthetics Center [NMAC] teamed up with Bermudian Naturalista Nicole Famous to present the sixth annual Natural Blessings Hair & Beauty Expo today [July 22] at St. Paul Centennial Hall in...

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