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February 2011

Happening on the Edge 2011

. Dubtonic Kru’s performance at “Scotiabank Presents the Global Battle of the Bands Jamaica 2010” last December. Last Saturday, Jamaica’s DUBTONIC KRU  won the Global Battle of the Bands competition held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The band had won the local Global Battle of the Bands Competition produced by Griot

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Worth A Visit

The Inna De Yard series looks at Kingston’s newly resotred Holy Trinity Cathedral. This unique Jamaican religious landmark is covered from ceiling to floor with restored artwork from the early 1900’s. Reverend Monsignor Kenneth Richards details the role of the cathedral in the community. For more on the the restoration

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DramaHappening on the Edge 2011

Sankofa Arts & Facilitation’s first production for 2011 will take the form of an original and provocative experimental performance piece called TAPESTRY. This looks like it’s going to be an amazing theatrical performance and well worth checking out!! TAPESTRY’s World Premiere will be on February 27th as part of the

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Dance

Jamaica Dance Umbrella (JDU) is a fantastic festival of  Jamaican dance now in its third year. The festival will run from March 3 to 6th at the Philip Sherlock Centre Theatre,  University of the West Indies, Mona. The festival features an eclectic combination of Jamaican dancers, choreographers and dance companies performing

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FilmHappening on the Edge 2011

February 25th there will be a preview of the Jamaica Reggae Film Festival 2011 at the Legend Cafe, Bob Marley Museum on Hope Road. This film festival will showcase feature films, documentaries, short films and music videos featuring Jamaica’s reggae music and culture. The festival is presented by the Jamaica

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MusicVideos

Check out this latest commercial from Puma featuring local Jamaican band, No-Maddz and Usain Bolt. Here’s what Puma has to say about the new spot, “Hailing from Jamaica (World’s Fastest Country) Rocker, Flex & Groove, together with Usain Bolt (World’s Fastest Man), are helping PUMA launch its new running shoe,

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Happening on the Edge 2011Sports

The Jamaica Fat Tyre Festival is a week-long mountain biking extravaganza that highlights Jamaica’s unique culture and amazing countryside trails bringing cyclists from around the world together to experience  Jamaica’s idyllic St. Mary. This year the festival goes from February 19 to 26th. The St. Mary Off-Road Bicycling Association (SMORBA) has

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Happening on the Edge 2011

Seemingly as a response to the cessation of the Calabash Literary Festival held every May in Treasure Beach for the last ten years, the Treasure Beach community is coming together to stage the Treasure Beach Bread Basket Festival on May 27, 28 and 29, 2011. This festival will feature a

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Photography

The NY Daily News is reporting that the Tivoli Resolution Project is being recognized at the Jamaican Consulate in NYC. The Tivoli Resolution 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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Happening on the Edge 2011

Here are some photos from the Bizot Bar’s live broadcast and opening party held last Saturday at the new GoldenEye resort in Oracabessa. For more info on the Bizot Bar see GoldenEye’s new restaurant Bizot Bar hosts live broadcast

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