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October 2010

ArtEntrepreneursHappening on the Edge 2010

Jamaica Cultural Enterprises (JCE) will launch its cultural tours of Jamaica on Saturday, October 30 at Grosvenor Galleries at 7 pm. The programme for the evening will include, – Information on the tour product offerings

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BooksPhotography

Small Kings is a new book by the New York-based photographer Alessandro Zuek Simonetti. This new book is a collection of black and white images taken at Passa Passa (the weekly street dance that was being held in Tivoli Gardens each Wednesday night up till May this year), and includes

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Current AffairsMusic

Gregory Isaacs — a legend in his own time, one of the most popular and versatile reggae singers of the late-Seventies, and the smooth-voiced dancehall crooner behind the genre’s landmark 1982 LP Night Nurse — passed away yesterday at his London home following a year-long battle with lung cancer, the

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Jamaica VacationsWorth A Visit

Conde Nast Traveler Magazine’s Readers Choice Awards selection of “Top 10 Caribbean Hotels” 2010 names three Island Outpost hotels – congratulations to The Caves (number two on the list), Jake’s (number seven) and Strawberry Hill (number 10)!

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Happening on the Edge 2010

The annual Hook ‘N’ Line Fishing Tournament was held last weekend at Calabash Bay, St. Elizabeth. The competition, which started in 1996, is now in its 14th year and is a fundraiser for various BREDS projects. BREDS, a Treasure Beach Foundation, is a  grassroots organization led by stakeholders in the community

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BooksHappening on the Edge 2010

The Independent VoYces Literary Fair is Jamaica’s latest addition to the literary calendar and will be held on Sunday, November 7, 2010 at Strawberry Fields Together, Robin’s Bay in St. Mary. The Fair is aimed mainly at promoting self-published and new authors.

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Photography

The Tivoli Resolution Project presents ‘The Courage to Look Inward….The Determination to Move Forward’. Opening Saturday 23rd October at 7 p.m. at Grosvenor Galleries. This project aims to engage youngsters in Tivoli Gardens to express their feelings about the recent “happenings” in Tivoli through the camera.

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Worth A Visit

Here’s a guest post I did for the Reggae Marathon blog for Negril newbies – those coming to Negril for the first time for the Marathon or for those who don’t know much about Negril. Check it out and let me know what you think.

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ArtEntrepreneurs

On October 30, entrepreneur Karen Hutchinson will be launching some exciting new products for Jamaicans as well as for visitors to our capital city. Via her company, Jamaica Cultural Enterprises, Karen will be offering “cultural tours” of Kingston including tours of Kingston’s key places of interest and  gallery “art treks”.

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Drama

The University Players presents Molière’s hilarious comedy Tartuffe, which opened October 8 for a limited run of 9 performances only at the Philip Sherlock Centre, UWI. This promises to be an excellent production and features a star studded cast of first rate Jamaican actors including Alwyn Scott, Munair Zacca, and

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