Jamaican film
Film

Twenty years ago, when a schoolboy named Omaall Wright followed an instinct that led him to become a founding member of the Area Youth Foundation, he was already a Jamaica Festival prize-winning poet and performer and in 2001 co-wrote the runner up Festival Song “Feel di Breeze”. He was co-creator

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Jamaican Artist Michele Lee Lambert
Art

Michele Lee Lambert will be staging an art exhibition at Grosvenor Galleries from November 25th to December 10th. It will be the first encaustic ( beeswax and damar resin) art show to be staged in Jamaica. This art form predates oil and acrylic.  It was invented by the Greeks and

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Jamaican Art
Art

Exhibition of Self Taught Jamaican Artists happening November 15.  Support Jamaican art! 

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Net Zero Energy Building Jamaica
Uncategorized

Jamaica and the Caribbean’s first net zero energy building was officially opened yesterday on the University of the West Indies’ (UWI) Mona Campus. The 2,300-square-foot structure, situated along Gibraltar Way, is designed as a model to encourage construction of sustainable and energy-efficient buildings throughout the region. As a prototype, it

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Yoga in Jamaica
Banyan Tribe Wellness & Yoga

Once again, Banyan Tribe will be presenting “Yoga in the Hills” on Saturday, October 21st, at 4pm in the hills of St. Andrew.  “Yoga in the Hills” is an outdoor yoga and meditation practice led by Karin Wilson Edmonds, a certified yoga instructor, in a beautiful garden setting. The location

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Blue Mountains, Jamaica
Banyan Tribe Wellness & Yoga

What does “wellness” mean for you? Finding wellness in Jamaica. Here’s an interesting story from Self magazine on finding out what wellness means for you. The author travels to various places including Jamaica to observe how the local people live, incorporating “wellness” into their lives. “Traveling the World Taught Me That I

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Jamaican models
Fashion

Jamaica Puts a Different Face on the Runways Here’s an interesting article from the New York Times on how Jamaicans are changing the face of the modeling runway. “His machete blade a blur, Tevin Steele whacks the top off a fresh green coconut. Deftly knifing a window through the tender

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Idris Elba
Film

Idris Elba Has Filmed His Directorial Debut in Jamaica Here on YardEdge we are huge fans of film and more importantly, filming in Jamaica. This year acclaimed actor Idris Elba came to Jamaica to film part of his directorial debut Yardie. The film is an adaptation of Victor Headley’s novel

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Banyan Tribe Wellness & Yoga

Banyan Tribe Introduces “The Best You” – An 8 Week Wellness Programme Put your plan for good health in motion! About “The Best You” “The Best You” is an 8-week wellness programme formulated especially for individuals who are seeking sustainable lifestyle changes aimed at improving health, fitness and overall well-being. “The Best You” programme is tailored to

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Yoga in the Hills
Wellness

Banyan Tribe’s Karin Wilson Edmonds will be leading “Yoga in the Hills”  on Saturday, September 23, 2017 starting at 4pm. “Yoga in the Hills” is an outdoor yoga and meditation practice led by Karin Wilson Edmonds, a certified yoga instructor, in a beautiful garden in the hills of Kingston! Location

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