Kevin O’Brien Chang Publishes New Book on Jamaica
Kevin O’Brien Chang, columnist for both the Gleaner and the Jamaica Observer, has recently published his second book, “Jamaica Fi Real” and will be discussing it on Friday, February 18 at Bookophilia at 6pm.
Immaculate Conception High School Symphony Orchestra in Concert February 20
The Holy Trinity Cathedral and the Immaculate Conception High School Symphony Orchestra (ICHS SO) are presenting “Expressions of Love”, a family concert and silent auction on Sunday February 20th at 4 pm at the Holy Trinity Cathedral on North Street. Joining the ICHS SO will be the ICHS Glee Club
Lorna Goodison, A Great Jamaican Author, Talks about Writing, Painting and Jamaica
Here’s a really interesting article on one of Jamaica’s outstanding authors, Lorna Goodison, about her new work, By Love Possessed, writing, life in Toronto, and on painting being one of her first loves… Read more at the National Post .
From Guantánamo to Jamaica
YardEdge welcomes Jamaican author, Keith Delroy Lowe (Luo Gim Sang) for this article. Keith Lowe was born on the island of Jamaica. He now lives in Toronto, Canada. Holidaying in Cuba, I rode the train from Guantánamo to Jamaica. Yes, the train — not the plane or the ship. Yes,
New Video From Tarrus Riley – SHAKA ZULU PICKNEY
Here’s the new official video from Tarrus Riley, Shaka Zula Pickney, masterfully shot by Storm Saulter. See YardEdge interview with Storm YardEdge talks to Storm Sautter about Better Mus Come
GoldenEye’s New Restaurant Bizot Bar Hosts Live Broadcast & Party
Next Saturday, February 12th at GoldenEye’s new restaurant, Bizot Bar, there will be a Radio Nova Live Broadcast from noon to 6:00pm followed by party time!
Remembering Rex Nettleford…
ON February 2, 2010, a day before his 77th birthday, dancer, choreographer, scholar, social critic and vice chancellor emeritus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Professor Rex Nettleford passed away in a Washington DC hospital, after suffering a heart attack in his hotel room a few days prior. Read
Reggae Month’s Calendar of Events
Here’s the calendar of events for this year’s Reggae Month. I know the print is small but if you enlarge your screen you can read it…I tried it and it works! For more on Reggae Month see YardEdge February is Reggae Month.
Rededication of the Holy Trinity Cathedral
This Sunday, February 6, at 3:30 pm there will be the rededication of the Holy Trinity Cathedral, on the occasion of its one hundredth anniversary. Persons are being asked to assemble at St.George’s College at 3pm for procession into Church. For more info on the Holy Trinity Cathedral See YardEdge The restoration
February is Reggae Month
For more on the Jolly Boys see The Jolly Boys launch new modern mento sound February is Reggae Month. The theme for this year is ‘From the Root, to the World’. The weekly concerts started last year are back every Wednesday during February at the Edna Manley College of the