Wednesday, Feb 24, YardEdge and Brand New Machine presented the Exhibitionist “Picture This” which showcased the talents of three young up and coming Jamaican photographers: Joanna Francis, Julian Cresser and Neil E. Williams.
The Philip Sherlock Center for the Creative Arts is presenting the 2nd Annual Jamaica Dance Umbrella (JDU) from Friday March 5th to Sunday March 7th. This amazing dance event is being dubbed “a celebration of excellence in dance theater” and is dedicated this year to Professor Rex Nettleford.
A special appeal for children… Scholastic has made available to the Rotary Race to Literacy Project special books for children – with interactive features and textures. Scholastic not only makes ideal early childhood education books, but they are offering books in their packages that cannot be sourced locally – books
RiseUp, directed by Luciano Blotta features reggae greats such as Lee “Scratch” Perry, Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare and many up and coming rising stars. This film is being hailed as “the best reggae film since The Harder They Come”. Read more at Blackstar News See website for RiseUp
The Golden Tongue Award will be awarded to the winners of an annual poetry competition taking place in Mandeville on February 28th. The entrant(s) will be asked to write a poem depicting and reflecting some aspect of Jamaican life in a positive and realistic way. The poems entered will be
…featuring an exhibition of photography from Julian Cresser, Joanna Francis and Neil E. Williams, three of Jamaica’s most talented up and coming photographers. Also, welcome back Diplo, as the special guest DJ along with Engineroom and Ricky Eminence.
Emerging reggae band Farin X Change launched its self-titled debut album to rave reviews at the grand reopening of the Hard Rock Cafe, Ocho Rios, on Friday February 12th, 2010. Band members Richard “Richie” Sinclair, D.A. “Lexie” Russell, K. “Junior” Lamey and Ian Knight were accompanied for the night by
See below for a list of the activities remaining for Reggae Month: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 WEEKLY EVENT (Rocksteady and Reggae) Amphitheatre @ Edna Manley College Wednesday, February 17 to Saturday, February 20, 2010. International Reggae Conference University of the West Indies, Mona.
Lobster, roast fish, bammy, festival… For the best seafood you can find in Ochi, try Dave’s Lobster Shack at Fishermen’s Beach- pretty much all the lobster you can eat and then some… We paired the lobster with some grilled Grouper fillets and a healthy (if such a word can be