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Published:Sunday | April 21, 2019 | 12:12 AMRoy Black/Gleaner Writer

Welcome to our new series, Vintage Voices. Jamaica’s rich musical legacy is due to the indelible contribution of our great musicians. In this new series, we speak to them and trace the history of the music with all who have helped to shape our...

Published:Saturday | April 20, 2019 | 12:13 AMDave Rodney/ Gleaner Writer

New York: New York State Senator Kevin Parker on Thursday issued a New York State proclamation for Jamaica reggae icon, Peter Tosh for this year’s renewal of the national observance of 4/20. Tosh has been lauded over the years for his relentless...

Published:Saturday | April 20, 2019 | 12:11 AMYasmine Peru/Gleaner Writer

Legendary reggae singer and patriarch of the Morgan (Heritage) family, Denroy Morgan, will definitely be lighting up his sacramental chalice at 4:20 p.m. today as he celebrates what he calls good over evil. “It is good that we have a day when we...

Published:Saturday | April 20, 2019 | 12:11 AM

On Saturday, April 20, the internationally acknowledged 'stoner' holiday, 'stoners' in Kingston need not worry. Instead of high-tailing it to the North Coast for the Easter Weekend beach parties, some young people are opting for the house party or...

Published:Saturday | April 20, 2019 | 12:08 AMYasmine Peru/Gleaner Writer

Singjay Diginus is taking full advantage of April 20, or 4/20 (pronounced ‘four /twenty’) as it is known. This is the day that is internationally recognised in cannabis culture for the staging of cannabis-related protests and events and for the...

Published:Friday | April 19, 2019 | 12:15 AMMichael Reckord -

There was nothing mournful about the funeral service for the late Jamaican Folk singer, Joyce Meeks. In fact, the service held last Saturday at the Temple of Light Centre For Spiritual Living, was termed a "celebration of life". It was...

Published:Friday | April 19, 2019 | 12:07 AM

The National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC), returns to the Little Theatre on Easter Sunday, April 21, for this year’s 'Morning of Movement and Music'. Under the leadership of artistic director, Marlon Simms, the 6 a.m. concert, will feature dance...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:24 AMYasmine Peru - Senior Gleaner Writer

Amazing and fantastic, were the words of choice from fulfilled patrons who attended Saturday evening’s ‘Uncajed Melodies V’, the annual concert staged by the Classical and Jazz Ensemble (CAJE) of The University of the West Indies (UWI), and the UWI...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:15 AMKimberley Small/Staff Reporter

Next Tuesday, Kes The Band will make a cross-national cultural stand in Kingston, taking over the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre to host their first instalment of the twin-nation’s native ‘Tuesday on the Rocks (TOTR’s) concert. While...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:10 AMKimberley Small/ - Staff Reporter

As a 22-year-old college student, Greg Simms had a dream – he wanted his own choir, filled with friends. Ten years later, he is now referred as principal director and artistic curator of the Jamaica Youth Chorale. This spring, the choir will...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:26 AMShereita Grizzle/Gleaner Writer

The school of Drama at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts had the most nominations going into Monday night’s 29th staging of the annual Actor Boy Awards, held at the Knutsford Court Hotel in New Kingston. The School of Drama’...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:25 AMDave Rodney and Anthony Turner/Gleaner Writers

Can Buju Banton, Jamaica’s Grammy-winning reggae icon, return to the United Sates to perform again? Can he, once again, electrify stages at concert venues in the land that locked him away behind bars for seven years on drug charges, almost...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:24 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

It was the simmering dancehall hit, Who Am I (Sim Simma), that introduced dancehall sensation Anthony Moses Davis, or as many would know him, Beenie Man, to the world. Recorded and released in 1997, the playful confidence of the deejay is showcased...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Five years ago, Grammy Award-winning artiste Sean Paul rocked the Billboard Latin Music Awards with an opening performance alongside the group Wisin with their song Baby Danger. And he is set to light up the stage again this year. Yesterday morning...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:14 AMMarcia Rowe/Gleaner Writer

Joy and disappointment are always present at any competition, and Sunday’s staging of Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s (JCDC) Drum Fest 2019 was no different. Even as the Louise Bennett Gardens Theatre on Hope Road reverberated to the...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:12 AM

R&B singer Ashanti has revealed she was working with Nipsey Hussle before his death...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:11 AM

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Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:11 AM

Advance tickets for Marvel Studios’ ‘Avengers: Endgame (3D)’, are now on sale at all locations. Get yours now!

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:10 AM

On her 16th birthday, Princess Aurora falls under the spell of the evil and powerful Fairy Carabosse and succumbs to a deep slumber of 100 years. Only the kiss of a prince can break the spell. A resplendent fairy-tale ballet performed by the...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:10 AM

Billy Batson is an abandoned teenager, and an annoyance to Child Services and the authorities with his persistent search for his lost mother. In his latest foster home, Billy makes a new friend, Freddy, and finds himself selected by the Wizard...

Published:Tuesday | April 16, 2019 | 12:11 AM

People the world over have been gripped by Game of Thrones since Jaime Lannister pushed Brandon Stark from the tower, crippling him. It is fascinating that one action between two characters catalysed the most intense political, fantastical power...

Published:Tuesday | April 16, 2019 | 12:08 AMSade Gardner/Gleaner Writer

It was a real birthday I-lebration for reggae elder statesman Bunny Wailer (Jah B) as fans and loved ones gathered at Rebel T International’s HQ in Kingston on Saturday night for his 72nd birthday. The last surviving member of the three most famous...

Published:Monday | April 15, 2019 | 12:12 AM

Childish Gambino urged his fans to put their phones down as he headlined the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Friday. The This Is America star told those who had gathered to watch his set at the music festival in Indio, California,...

Published:Monday | April 15, 2019 | 12:12 AM

Selena Gomez performed live for the first time in over a year as she joined DJ Snake at Coachella festival. The Hearts Wants What It Wants hitmaker was joined by Cardi B at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California, on...

Published:Monday | April 15, 2019 | 12:12 AM

If there was ever a time for Hellboy to make a grand re-entrance, it’s right now. The Avengers are reaching their end, and The Justice League is all but disbanded. At a time when it feels like superheroes are everywhere, there seems to be space...

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