Post Archive

August 2010

Art

YardEdge once again welcomes a guest post from fellow Blogger, Berette Macaulay, who ventured downtown to investigate the Digicel downtown mural… For the past month an exciting new project has been underway in downtown Kingston by the waterfront, a Digicel commissioned art mural covering some 2000 + sq ft of

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Good FoodInterviews

YardEdge once again welcomes Guest Blogger, Ian Ferguson who recently chatted with Paul Griffith, an accomplished chef from Barbados now based in South Florida. (Yes, we know he’s not Jamaican but every now and then YardEdge takes the opportunity to showcase our talented Caribbean brothers and sisters). Chef Paul has

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Books

YardEdge is pleased to welcome this contribution by Jamaican writer Opal Palmer Adisa. Opal Palmer Adisa has written extensively on a wide range of topics ranging from children’s issues to the environment, in either in poetry, prose or essay. A writer and motivational speaker, Dr. Palmer Adisa has lectured and read her

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ArtInterviews

The Dudus Chronicles, an exhibition of recent work by Belizean artist Hubert Neal, Jr. opened on Saturday, August 21 at Grosvenor Galleries. YardEdge: Why are you an artist? Hubert: i was born this way. i have aways had a need to express myself in creative ways YardEdge: When did you first become one?

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ArtHappening on the Edge 2010

The Revolution Gallery presents “Tea, Glorious Tea 2010 – Form & FUNction” on Thursday August 26, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

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Good Food

This past Saturday, Bookland on Knutsford Boulevard hosted a cooking demonstration and book signing with Virginia Burke, author of two Jamaican cookbooks, Eat Caribbean and Walkerswood Caribbean Kitchen. The event was well attended by foodies, bloggers and cooking enthusiasts who watched and listened attentively as Virginia ably demonstrated how to

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Art

In photo: From left to right Margarette May Macaulay, Berette Macaulay, Sana Rose-Savage, David Sykes, Mrs. Sykes The winners of the Viewers Choice awards for the National Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition 2010 have been announced.  The winners were voted on by members of the public and for 2010  there were

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ArtHappening on the Edge 2010

YardEdge had a chat with Douglas Reid of Grosvenor Galleries about his urban poster collection on now at the gallery, his upcoming show, the Dudus Chronicles, and the state of Jamaican art today. YardEdge: What got you started collecting these street signs? Douglas: From the first time I really noticed

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Entrepreneurs

For some time now I thought JamDeal, the online auction marketplace of Jamaica, was mostly about people selling their cars. I’m not sure why I thought that. I think I was interested in buying a car once and someone said I should look there. Anyway, recently I came across the owner

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ArtHappening on the Edge 2010

The Dudus Chronicles, an exhibition by Belizean artist Hubert Neal, Jr., opens at Grosvenor Galleries, 1 Grosvenor Terrace, on Saturday 21st August, 2010 at 7 p.m. The Dudus Chronicles, created initially at the Roktowa art studio in downtown Kingston is Mr. Neal’s interpretation of the events which occurred during the Tivoli seige by the security

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