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Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2021 | 12:08 AM

International reggae artiste Askala Selassie made history when she married her long-term partner, Marlon Dale, at Fairfield House in Bath in the United Kingdom (UK). The iconic venue has never been used before as a wedding venue, but as a...

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2021 | 12:07 AM

The US Embassy in partnership with the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a two-day virtual forum, under the theme ‘Effective Business Recovery Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic’. The event was held on October 6 and 7 and featured...

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2021 | 12:05 AM

Celebrities joined Prince William in London on Sunday for the inaugural awards ceremony of his Earthshot Prize, the environmental programme aiming to find new ideas and technologies around the world to tackle climate change and Earth’s most...

Published:Saturday | October 16, 2021 | 12:10 AM

THE GOURMET dishes which seamlessly flowed out of Swept Away and Couples Negril’s kitchens last weekend, during the resorts’ two-night 23rd anniversary celebrations, each had a special touch – a 21-year love affair of which 11 have been marital...

Published:Saturday | October 16, 2021 | 12:10 AM

I invite you to imagine the look and feel of your very own house if it were designed and built by the very production crew responsible for creating those magical Hollywood movies. I ask, how can house architecture and the cinema or the theatre...

Published:Saturday | October 16, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Coming off her brilliant start in world fashion, Pulse model Shantae Leslie is among the top newcomers on models.com. Every season, a host of new faces arrive on the scene, but then there are those who stand head and shoulders above the rest....

Published:Friday | October 15, 2021 | 12:07 AMSade Gardner/Staff Reporter

A circle forms around an older woman perusing JACANA’s four collections at its New Kingston opening last Friday. It’s veteran journalist Barbara Blake-Hannah, and her eyes sparkle above her mask as she absorbs the space as a member of the Cannabis...

Published:Friday | October 15, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Heineken hosted a premium private screening of the new James Bond flick, No Time To Die, at the New Kingston Drive-In on Wednesday. The guests, dressed in their best Bond-inspired looks, from sexy bodycon dresses to suits and tuxes, and shades of...

Published:Thursday | October 14, 2021 | 12:09 AM

JACANA opened a new location inside the newly renovated New Kingston Business Centre last Friday. The fresh digs offers a bigger space than JACANA Therapeutics’ other locations, allowing for the display of more products. Customers were entertained...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2021 | 12:11 AM

Rapper Cardi B brought dancehall to LA on Monday with a dancehall-theme 29th birthday bash that required guests to dress up as dancehall queens. Cardi B led the way in a custom Laurel DeWitt bra and gold-plated Chanel belt. Grammy-winning musician...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2021 | 12:10 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

When Serika Sterling’s triplets were born premature at only 27 weeks, little did she know it would be the start of a long journey in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Two of her three sons did not make it, she says, but her time at the...

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2021 | 12:06 AM

From the crowning of Miss Jamaica World 2021 Khalia Hall and the première of The Last Duel to the Los Angeles Philharmonic Homecoming Concert & Gala — it has been a weekend of festivities. Something Extra brings you the highlights.

Published:Monday | October 11, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Luxury and the Sotheby’s brand are synonymous, so surely Something Extra was on hand for the launch of the swank realty group’s Jamaican venture at the AC Hotel in Kingston last Friday. Here’s a look at the happenings.

Published:Saturday | October 9, 2021 | 12:10 AMDebra Edwards - Assistant Online and Lifestyle Editor

In 2013, Lindsay Stuart started Glam Expressway as a website, selling fashion jewellery and accessories online and at pop-up shops. “I remember seeing the Essence Festival setting up in the neighbourhood from my apartment window. I would run over...

Published:Saturday | October 9, 2021 | 12:10 AMKrysta Anderson /Staff Reporter

Being diagnosed with borderline personality disorder was by far the hardest pill Juliet Bodley had to swallow. But with the proper treatment, she was able to plant a healthy seed of hope and grow into the sweetness now known as Julie Mango. Now the...

Published:Saturday | October 9, 2021 | 12:09 AMBarry Rattray - Contributor -

“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” — Jacques Cousteau, a famous French undersea explorer and researcher, 1910 – 1997 Truer words have never been spoken. Water is the most magical and mysterious of elements...

Published:Friday | October 8, 2021 | 12:10 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

There are plenty of businesses that sell candles. But Massana Collection stands out with its dedication to ‘exciting spirits’, as its tag line reads. Made from scratch, using paraffin or soy wax with essential oils of various scents, the candles...

Published:Friday | October 8, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Jamaica, Jamaica! Lucky winners of the Red Stripe Yaad Vibes Promotion got a chance to experience a slice of Portland last Friday. With rafting on the Rio Grande and lunch at the well-known Miss Belinda’s, it was indeed a day worthy of five stars...

Published:Thursday | October 7, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Netflix’s reimagined western The Harder They Fall opened the London Film Festival on Wednesday. The film, which lists Jay-Z among its producers and is directed by Jeymes Samuel, features an all-black cast, including Idris Elba and Regina King....

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2021 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

‘I want to feel well’ was the statement that went to the top of the wish list for Information Technology Project Manager Nicola Denniser. The professional, who learnt the true meaning of losing in order to win, has dropped over 60 pounds and...

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2021 | 12:07 AM

They say, “If you want to go far, go together.” Locally, entrepreneurs Symone Currie of jewellery company Metal X Wire and Martina Vickers of fashion boutique Closet Code embodies that credo, as the two joined forces last Saturday for a Pop-Up...

Published:Tuesday | October 5, 2021 | 12:06 AM

On the international scene, Naomi Campbell stole the show at Paris Fashion Week, yet again. The 51-year-old runway veteran trod the boards of Lanvin’s flower-themed collection Sunday to screams from guests in a dramatic black cloak. Locally, we...

Published:Monday | October 4, 2021 | 12:06 AM

As the time draws close to select the next well-rounded beauty who will represent Jamaica in the 70th Miss Universe pageant in Israel, the directors of the Miss Universe Jamaica hosted its sashing ceremony. Sponsors and partners for this year’s...

Published:Saturday | October 2, 2021 | 12:10 AM

Oui oui. Paris Fashion Week runways are on fire with girls from The Rock. Here’s a look at some of our Jamaican stunners strutting their stuff in the City of Light.

Published:Saturday | October 2, 2021 | 12:10 AMKrysta Anderson - Staff Reporter

“Had it. Beat it. Am Free.” was the message on the shirt Warrior Mom Tara Montaque wore as she greeted our Gleaner team. It has been one year since we met under these circumstances, and she is in even higher spirits, basking in the joy of being on...

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