Post Archive

May 2010

Film

The 2010 EU Film Festival is on now in Kingston from May 6 to 18. Staged as a major cultural event, the festival returns this year with an ambitious scope of European countries represented with major films that have proven to be successful in the European cinema.

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BooksHappening on the Edge 2010

Website: www.calabashfestival.org Check out this great review of Calabash 2010 by Annie Paul. Jamaica’s Calabash International Literary Festival will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a weekend of readings, live music, cinema and conversation at Jake’s Resort in Treasure Beach from Friday, May 28 to Sunday, May 30. All events are free and

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Happening on the Edge 2010

Jamaica’s newest band, MOJAHROCK will make their debut performance at Redbones Blues Cafe on Friday May 7th at 8:30 p.m. It will be an evening of roots reggae, pop, rock covers and original songs. The band features founder and leader, guitarist Maurice Gordon along with some of Kingston’s finest young

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Current Affairs

Again the question arises, development or conservation? The government of Jamaica has just announced its intention to divest Font Hill for “development”, apparantly to allow for the construction of another large Spanish owned hotel. We’ve all heard the arguments both pro and con these “big Spanish hotels”.  Those in favor

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Dance

L’Acadco ended it’s 26th season on Sunday night. Unfortunately, I didn’t get to see the show but by all accounts it was a successful exciting performance…read the full review by Michael Reckord at the Gleaner. See YardEdge interview with Dr. L’Antoinette Stines.

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Drama

The award-winning University Players present their first production for 2010 at the Philip Sherlock Centre, UWI. After last year’s acclaimed staging of A. R. Gurney’s ‘Love Letters’ and Trevor Rhone’s ‘Two Can Play’, the Players turn their attention to the world of work and office life, with Barbara Gloudon’s hilarious

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Art

Revolution Gallery presents “Feminine Rising” with works by Margaret Stanley, Jivani Redmarks and Amy Laskin.

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Videos

Here’s another old commercial… this one’s an old Heineken ad and is truly funny!

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