The Area Youth Foundation (AYF) led a summer camp at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church on Winward Road in July which culminated in a musical performance written and directed by the kids and performed at the Holy Rosary Church on Wednesday, July 30. The musical portrayed life in the community
YardEdge: Why are you an artist/musician? Seretse: Because I believe…I believe in the power of identity….the value of expression…the need for us as once enslaved people to be able to stand up whole and declare who we are. YardEdge: When did you first realize that you wanted to become one?
Who says there are no good beaches in Kingston? And for food…. it’s worth the trip (about 20 minutes from downtown Kingston) for lunch at Tianna’s Fish Hut & Beer Joint… What’s on the menu? It’s written on the building…. Please order here… Fish or lobster? Bammy? Festival? Steamed or
Monique Lai is a Jamaican photographer living in Brooklyn, NY. YardEdge talks to Monique about her passion… YardEdge:Why are you a photographer?When did you first realize that you wanted to become one? Monique:… very early on, I knew I had an eye, and I think I wasn’t ready for a
You can check out CHR LIVE today, July 17th at Christopher’s, 20-22 Trinidad Terrace, New Kingston. Showtime: 7:30 pm Admission: $400 This event is highly recommended!! If you’re new to YardEdge, please sign up for YardEdge updates. Thanks for visiting!
Bookophilia, a new bookstore/internet cafe opened in Kingston recently. Selling books, magazines, music, art and other assorted items, Bookophilia is a welcome and overdue “new model” bookstore that has long been common in other international cities. Located at 92 Hope Road, just below Liguanea, Bookophilia is a cozy, intimate space
Farenheit in Brussels: Part 1 Jamaican dancehall-soul artist, Farenheit recently performed in Brussels, Belgium as part of the promotional activities for his new single, “Hit ‘Em” (with Sean Paul and Jigzagula). Check out videos of Farenheit and Jigzagula (Jason Henriques), beginning with them conducting a radio interview with Contact RNB
Rootz Underground (along with Outlaw Nation) will be opening for international reggae superstars Israel Vibration on Saturday, July 12 at The Graduate in San Luis Obispo, California. Israel Vibration members, Jamaicans Cecil Spence (Skelly) and Lascelle Bulgin (Wiss) have been playing together for some 30 years having met as children
Suzanne Couch (Jamaican songstress and celebrity chef) is having a long overdue session at her house in Jack’s Hill, Kingston AKA “the Fault Line”. Naming the session a “dub party” she explains, “I decided to have a Dub party as I feel that Dub music has been such an integral