Post Archive

May 2011

Art

I just love the idea of people living their dreams which I think is so ably summed up in this painting by New York based artist, De La Vega. Thanks to Jamaican New York based photographer, Berette Macaulay for capturing this and sharing it with us! Lots more on Berette in

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Happening on the Edge 2011Yoga

This video features yoginis Sharon Feanny and Nadine McNeil, two of Jamaica’s top yoga instructors who will be presenting at the Caribbean Yoga Conference 2012 in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Here they speak about the Shakti Love Scholarship and the significance of the yoga conference for Jamaica and the wider Caribbean

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Happening on the Edge 2011

Check out the 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. See facebook for more info.    

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Film

The latest Jamaican movie to hit the big screen, “Out The Gate” has opened at number 13 in the US. An Arts_and_Entertainment_News report indicates that “From a list of 112 movies currently playing in United States theaters the weekend of May 13th, box office gross reports show the indie film starring

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Happening on the Edge 2011Yoga

Zonya Rodney, a (really great!) Massage Therapist and Yoga Instructor is offering a 4 week Meditation Course starting June 12. She has recently returned from a 10 day Silent Meditation Retreat at Spirit Rock in California as is eager to share what she has learnt and experienced there. Call Zonya for

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Happening on the Edge 2011Stereo Massive

Kingston’s hippiest DJ duo STEREO MASSIVE (Engineroom + Mister Harding) had the large Devon House Pub crowd up on their feet rocking to their house grooves last week Thursday. Hands were in the air, the room was dark, and dancing was the order of the evening.

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EntrepreneursJewelry

YardEdge is happy to profile a local entrepreneur and jewelry designer, Erica Licht, creator of Chameleon Designs, who uses recycled local materials to design her line of unique jewelry and accessories. Here’s what Erica Licht creator of Chameleon Designs had to say about her work…

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Film

Here’s the trailer from “Ghett’A Life”, the latest Jamaican film about to hit the big screen. Written and directed by local film maker, Chris Browne, “Ghett’A Life” is scheduled to be released in local cinemas this summer. The movie tells the story of an inner-city youth who discovers boxing but faces challenges due

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Poetry

Here’s the first video from International Motivational Dub Poet Charlie Bobus from his album, the Dub Poem Creative Energy, just launched in Canada. The video features children making humble toys from recycled box drink cartons and toy wheels made from a garden hose and clothes hanger. The video was shot in

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Entrepreneurs

The Area Youth Foundation (AYF) recently took thirty young men and women from the inner city to Tapioca Village in St. Mary for a three day workshop on how to start their own businesses and write a business plans. The workshop was conducted by AYF Executive Director Sheila Graham with

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