Post Archive

October 2011

Good Food

Recently, I was at a business expo in St. Thomas and had the opportunity to try a breadfruit juice smoothie, which was, unexpectedly, not bad.  I learned that there were lots of other interesting ways to eat the delicious Jamaican staple which I had no idea about. According to historians, the

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EntrepreneursFashion

  Heneka Watkis-Porter is determined to make an impression on the world stage with Patwa Apparel and so when the opportunity to attend the recent Women Vendors and Exhibition Forum in Chongqing, China, presented itself, she jumped at it. JAMPRO sent an expression of interest to its client in August

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Happening on the Edge 2011

2010 Grammy Award Winner Dobet Gnahoré will be in concert on Sunday, October 23, 2011 at the Philip Sherlock Centre, starting at 6pm. Dobet Gnahoré is a singer, dancer and percussionist from the Ivory Coast and the 2010 Grammy Award Winner for Best Urban/Alternative Performance. The event is presented by The

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Happening on the Edge 2011

  On Saturday, October 22 take a gentle meander through the quaint communities of the Blue Mountains with Jamaica Cultural Enterprises (JCE). Experience the beauty, art, nature, people, and coffee of Jamaica’s majestic mountains. For more information or to make a reservation please email info@jaculture.com. See YardEdge review of JCE

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CraftEntrepreneurs

From Banfi Craft -products made from the banana plant! The Golden Grove producers group from St. Thomas produces beautiful paper and other products made from 100% banana fiber under the Banfi Craft brand. This banana fiber is derived from the bark of the banana tree, extracted and processed into paper.

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Music

Here’s a new tune from our local rocker, Crimson Heart Replica… See YardEdge’s interview 2 minutes with Crimson Heart Replica   See our archives for more on CHR!      

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General

YardEdge welcomes this guest post from writer, Kathleen Hubert.  Famous Jamaicans and, especially those living in New York City, have become well-established contributors to both the America and the world. Many noteworthy contributions have been made in areas of politics, the arts and sports – just to name a few.

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Good Food

Check out these two links talking about our newly formed “Supper Club” made up of a few good friends who all share a passion for great (and hard to get in Jamaica) food – first up was Vietnamese cuisine! Read more at Jamaica Observer -Cooking-with-Friends and some of the menu items described

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Art

Studio174 – Artist Errol Farquharson     Check out this blog post from SeBiArt about some cool educational art projects/community workshops going on in Jamaica… “As some of you know for the past few years – and stemming out of my public school teaching experience with ALATetc and Art for Progress

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Happening on the Edge 2011

Anonymous – Music by rockstars will be on at Redbones Blues Cafe Friday, Oct 7. Performing will an eclectic group of musicians and singers including Jason Lee Worton, Sezi, Debbie Pottinger, Beatnik Bill (DJ), Random Chaos, JLA, and Jackomo (from Downstairs). For more info see facebook  

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