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March 2011

Happening on the Edge 2011

The Department of Geography and Geology in association with the Jamaica Geographical Society presents a panel discussion on the progress of the the downtown Kingston Redevelopment Project. The panelists are,

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EnvironmentHappening on the Edge 2011

The Green Your Business conference was held on Tuesday, March 22 at the Mona Visitors Lodge, UWI, presented by Shelly-Ann Dunkley and E.C.C.O Magazine, Jamaica’s leading eco-friendly lifestyle publication.  The theme of the conference was “Green Your Biz 2011: Creating ECO-nomic Solutions”. Unfortunately I didn’t get to hear all the

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BooksHappening on the Edge 2011

The Book Industry Association of Jamaica (BIAJ) is announcing the winners  in the Eleventh Biennial Publishing and Writing Awards at the Courtleigh Auditorium on Thursday, March 24 at 6:30pm. The BIAJ is also hosting a reading by local authors on Saturday, March 26 at the Spanish Court Hotel.

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Happening on the Edge 2011

Check out the Easter Market at the Lawn  this Sunday on the north lawn of Devon House on Waterloo Road for a great array of local arts, crafts and much more. For more info on Market at the Lawn

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Poetry

YardEdge thanks Bianca Welds for this contribution of her poetry in support of World Poetry Day celebrated yesterday. By day, Bianca is Assistant Manager at a web development company, one step on her path to using technology to help creative organisations succeed, but after sunset, her own creative muse emerges

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DramaHappening on the Edge 2011

  On Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at 7:30 p.m., V Day Kingston will present a one-night only benefit performance of Eve Ensler’s award winning play The Vagina Monologues at Theatre Place, 8 Haining Road. This was the first of two events for V-DAY KINGSTON 2011. Organizer/Director Fabian Thomas spearheads a

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Happening on the Edge 2011

Here’s a link from Nowness.com with some very cool photos of Chris Blackwell and friends at GoldenEye’s recent launch of their new Bizot Bar. Guests included Grace Jones, Toots Hibbert, Cat Coore, and Minister Babsy Grange; see Chris Blackwell and friends celebrate the opening of GoldenEye’s Bizot Bar for more pics

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EnvironmentHappening on the Edge 2011

On March 22, 2011, E.C.C.O Magazine, Jamaica’s leading eco-friendly lifestyle publication, will host “Green Your Biz 2011: Creating ECO-nomic Solutions” at the University of the West Indies’ Mona Visitors’ Lodge. The inaugural conference will feature organisations that are leading the way in corporate and social responsibility while adopting ways to

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Happening on the Edge 2011Music

No-Maddz sizzled with originality at their “Anniversary” show this past Sunday at the Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston. Performing to an almost capacity crowd, the quartet and supporting band thoroughly entertained their fans for three hours with a mixture of their popular songs and new material, obviously fully enjoying the

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Dance

YardEdge welcomes this contribution from our new guest blogger, Kofi Walker, who is a dancer, choreographer, dance teacher and writer! Kofi is the Artistic director at AIR & PA-ASA FOUNDATION which stands for Artists in Residence – Performing Arts After School Activities. AIR & PA-ASA FOUNDATION is preparing for its

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