Post Archive

December 2011

General

6. The Digicel Downtown Mural part 1 7. New Puma TV Ad features No Maddz and Usain Bolt 8. Yardedge talks to Winsome Barrett of Winscents, Jamaican candlemaker and entrepreneur

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Rootz Underground

ROOTZ UNDERGROUND AND BLUGRASS IN THE SKY AT REDBONES THE BLUES CAFE. For more on Rootz Underground Check out our archives for lots more on Rootz Underground!    

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Art

 1. The Top Dub Albums of All Time (Part 1 of 2) After reading this great article here about Jamaican album covers, I thought I would add my bit to the classic reggae discussion. Although I am not going to dive too deeply into an explanation of dub, let me start with a

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Worth A Visit

Have a happy and safe holiday season!! For more info on RockHouse  – a fabulous boutique hotel in Negril! Thanks to Steve “Urchin” Wilson for the photo! Check out our YardEdge interview with Steve YardEdge talks to Steve Urchin about Brand New Machine 

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Dance

Jackie Guy, a Jamaican-born dancer, choreographer, teacher, lecturer, and performer, was honoured by the Association of Dance of the African Diaspora in collaboration with IRIE! Dance Theatre earlier in October of this year.  The award presentation followed a Master Class hosted by Jackie at the Moonshot Centre, New Cross, south

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Happening on the Edge 2012

SAVE THE DATE!  Saturday January 21, the Courtleigh Auditorium will be the place to be as Griot Music presents a live music show featuring Tanya Stephens, Tessanne Chin and Dubtonic Kru with an after party with selectors ZJ Electra and DJ Smoke from Rennaissance. The night will begin with the poetry of

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Good Food

Check out La Tartine Gourmande for a very cool blog post on Jamaica and our culinary delights. Read more here.

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Happening on the Edge 2011

Friends, family and foodies! KINGSTON KITCHEN will occupying Hope Gardens this Sunday…Join the Movement! Adults: $300 | Children (under 12): FREE! Please spread the word! For more info kingstonkitchenja  

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Happening on the Edge 2011

  JBDC presents ‘Signature Sorrel’ – A Truly Jamaican Gift & Craft Fare. The Jamaica Business Development Corporation regrets to advise of the cancellation of this year’s staging of the annual Christmas Artisan Village, Kumba Mi Yabba. Instead they are staging ‘Signature Sorrel… Truly Jamaican Gift & Craft Fare’, which will

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Good Food

 Chocolates from Chocolate Dreams Here are 15 innovative and yummy  ways to BUY JAMAICAN THIS CHRISTMAS courtesy of local foodie Sarah Hsia from Nyamist. For the chocolate lover: 1. Chocolate covered Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee beans – brightly wrapped in red, gold and green foil (sold at Uncorked) 2. A bag of

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