The New GoldenEye Hotel & Resort Opens October 2010
Island Outpost is set to open the new GoldenEye Hotel and Resort this October. Originally named by Ian Fleming after a WWII naval operation, GoldenEye is located on Jamaica’s north coast town of Oracabessa. Once Ian Fleming’s private villa where he wrote all of his world famous James Bond novels
Rootz Underground July Tour Dates in Europe
Rootz Underground will be performing at several festivals and other venues in Europe in July. Catch them at… July 2 ROSKILDE FESTIVAL – Copenhagen, Denmark July 3 SUMMERJAM FESTIVAL –Cologne, Germany July 4 LA PENICHE – Lille, France July 6 BOOBOOZZ CAFE – Biscarosse, France July 8 PUB DU BOUT
The Jolly Boys Launch New Modern Mento Sound Saturday
Check out this interview with The Jolly Boys at pretaportie.blogspot.com. On Saturday July 3, Geejam Productions will present a one-night-only concert event and party showcasing the Jolly Boys featuring Albert Minott and their new, modern take on mento, Jamaica’s first-time dance music. The concert will take place at Redbones in Kingston. The first
KOTE 2010 Ends on a High Note!
KOTE 2010 ended with a bang Saturday night as patrons young and old enjoyed the closing party held at Grosvenor Galleries. The evening showcased a variety of art, including a never before seen set of urban posters gathered over the years by Grosvenor Galleries curator Douglas Reid. This brilliant collection
Joan Andrea Hutchinson and Tanya Shirley Read Their Poetry Sat
Saturday, June 25 – Poetry reading and signing with Joan Andrea Hutchinson and Tanya Shirley – Bookland, New Kingston.
Two KOTE Events for Dancers Saturday
During this year’s Kingston on the Edge performer-choreographer Neila Ebanks is facilitating several events through her emerging performance and teaching entity, eNKompan.E ™. The Fresh Breeze Workshop for Dancers happens Saturday June 26 at School of Dance, and represents an exciting possibility for Jamaica’s dance environment.
KOTE Closing Party Features Music 2 Dance 2 + Urban Poster Collection
KOTE 2010 ends this Saturday, June 26 with a closing party at Grosvenor Galleries which will feature an eclectic mix of music + art. The party will feature “music 2 to dance 2” and art works by Tukula N’Tama, Garfield Morgan and Mazola plus a never before seen urban poster
Dance Workshops to be Part of KOTE 2010
KOTE 2010, Love, Art, Liberation will be introducing a line up Dance Workshops. There is limited space so please respond to the workshop organizers to guarantee your space. Workshops 1a & 1b Bodies of Knowledge: SKILL SWAP WORKSHOP (Open) June 19 @ 10 to 11:45am, 12 to 1:45pm
10th Annual Caribbean Fashion Week Starts June 18
Caribbean Fashion Week celebrates its 10th anniversary from June 18 to 20.
Kingston on the Edge Opens at Redbones June 18
Year four of Kingston on the Edge (KOTE) Art Festival opens on Friday, June 18, with a show and exhibition at Redbones. The brainchild of a group of four young art lovers, the festival is an opportunity for artists, operators of venues and the general public to interact creatively,