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March 2010

Farin X ChangeHappenings On The Edge

Farin X Change, Jamaica’s north coast roots-rock-reggae heavyweights, have been added to the lineup of Rock Saga, Negril’s interactive alternative rock festival scheduled for the last weekend in May. With this booking, Farin X Change joins some of the biggest up-and-coming alt rock bands in the international market, including Lovehammers,

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Worth A Visit

Check out this new Cockpit Country website produced by the Cockpit Country Local Forest Management Committee, a community run organization dedicated to the welfare of Jamaica’s Cockpit Country.  The Cockpit Country is one of the most biologically diverse areas on earth and home to hundreds of endemic species of flora

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Happening on the Edge 2010

Farenheit is throwing his usual Birthday BASH in his own inimitable style this Wednesday at Brand New Machine (Fiction).

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Happening on the Edge 2010

Here’s an interesting forum happening next week on the dancehall music/culture scene- a simulcast between gay and straight folks in the San Francisco area and Kingston.

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Current Affairs

For those who haven’t yet seen these, here are some pretty cool new ads from the JTB featuring Usain Bolt. Whenever I see them, I feel proud of being Jamaican.

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Engineroom

This Wednesday BNM presents Red Cups & Lollipops, reprising one of the most popular BNM nights with free lollis for the ladies and red cups for all along with that basement party feel. Engineroom will be outside on the deck offering you his signature funky 2/3rds world beats + house

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Happening on the Edge 2010

RISE Life Management Services is having a fund raising party at Fiction Saturday, March 27 from 6 – 10 pm. See Yardedge interview with Sonita Abrahams, Executive Director of RISE (Reaching Individuals Through Skills and Education) RISE needs to raise funds because phase 1 of their main inner city violence prevention project

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Worth A Visit

Redbones is back, and looking good.  It’s pretty much a new updated version of the old Redbones. The new Redbones features a bigger outdoor stage, dancefloor, art gallery and the cool bar vibes we’ve come to know and love. Welcome back. We missed you. For more info see article in

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Happening on the Edge 2010

Here’s a list of some of the more interesting and some just plain big events coming up later this year. MARCH Moving Mountains Music Festival, Strawberry Hill (March 19-21) First of its kind Electronic Music Festival, a weekend long of electronic music. More info here Pgymalion, Kingston (March 19 – 28)

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Happening on the Edge 2010

Moving Mountains is a revolutionary 3 day electronic musical showcase being held this weekend at Strawberry Hill. This is a first of its kind event for Jamaica and hopefully the first of many more treats for ELECTRONICA lovers… See facebook page for more info

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