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January 2010

Music

On Monday Feb 15, 2010 JARIA (Jamaica Reggae Industry Association) will co-host an open day and Jam Session at the Alpha Boys School. JARIA has been asked to assist the school with contributions of ‘previously loved’ musical instruments, or assistance with scholarships for 12 young men to sit the Royal

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EngineroomMusic

YardEdge brings you the latest offering from Jamaica’s DJ Engineroom – a 70 minute set of hard-hitting house music with attitude! Engineroom has entered the mix in the Let’s Mix NGDJ competition – support YardEdge and cast your vote for Engineroom here before Jan 31st! He needs 200 votes &

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Happening on the Edge 2010

This live music event is being staged as a call to action for citizens of Jamaica and music fans at large to assist in the recovery efforts in Haiti. The event will facilitate the collection of in- kind and cash donations to be handed over to the Red Cross to

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Music

Check out this tribute to Haiti performed by Wyclef Jean and featuring Mavado… For more info on this video see Soundclash

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Happening on the Edge 2010

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Music

Check out this latest music video from Italian turned Jamaican reggae artist, Alborosie.  This video is for the single “Blue Movie Boo” which is off the ‘Escape from Babylon to the Kingdom of Zion’ album. The album is due to be released next month. For more about myspace/Alborosie

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Worth A Visit

Culloden, Westmoreland Here are a few photos of the beach at Culloden where I was staying recently, a beautiful area off the beaten path… Culloden is a small town on the south west coast of Jamaica in the parish of Westmoreland.  It’s right between Whitehouse and Belmont.

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Happening on the Edge 2010

Here’s a great initiative from Well Heeled Jamaicans spearheaded by Lisa O’Gilvie.  They are staging a major drive to raise 10,000 pairs of shoes for the people of Haiti. The drive date is on Saturday, January 23th and Sunday January 24 at ODPEM headquarters, 2-4 Haining Road.

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Happening on the Edge 2010

What’s BNM??? YardEdge talks to Steve Urchin about Brand New Machine

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Books

Bookophilia will now be buying your (lightly) used books for store credit. The store credit earned can be used to buy new books or more used books.

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