This is an example of some of the terrible press that Jamaica has been getting recently: NY Times: US Extradition Efforts Strain Relationship with Jamaica Washington Post: Jamaica Gunmen Kill 5 in Apparent Gun Feud This report looks at the controversial handling of gang violence in Jamaica, and especially at the
Crimson Heart Replica performs May 14 in Love and Lasers at the new Redbones, 1 Argyle Road. Also performing on the show will be Sezi, Robot Taxi, and Jason Worton among others. See YardEdge interview with Crimson Heart Replica
The 29th Annual West Indian Literature Conference starts on Friday presented by the Department of Literatures in English, UWI. Special guests include Lorna Goodison, Shara McCallum, David Chariandy and winners of the Small Axe Literary Competition 2009 : Tanya Shirley, Ashley Rousseau and Monica Minnott. The conference is open to
Despite the heat, art lovers turned out for the 2010 Liguanea Art Festival on Sunday, which showcased approximately eighty artists this year. This was the seventh year of the festival, staged by Tony and June Wong, and again featured some of Jamaica’s best ceramists, artists, photographers, jewellers and sculptors. The
In this 2009 video, the Maurice Gordon Trio plays live at Redbones Blues Cafe with Maurice Gordon on guitar, Alvis Reid on bass and Jeremy Ashbourne on drums. Renowned Jamaican jazz guitarist Maurice Gordon and Italian Samuele Vivian perform at Redbones Blues Cafe this Thursday, April 29 in an evening
Each Monday the Adi Shakti Project holds Yoga classes and accepts a donation, of any amount, towards their women’s shelter. Come out and take a sister, friend, aunt, daughter or mom. The Adi Shakti Project is about serving the community through empowering women, promoting networking and helping the less fortunate.
Here’s some info on a great workshop coming up this week on how to copyright dance. Choreography is Copyrightable is a 360ARTISTS initiative designed to inform and educate our choreographers about their rights under copyright law and the benefits of enforcing these rights. For choreographers to receive protection under copyright