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January 2012

Happening on the Edge 2012

In addition to being BLACK HISTORY MONTH, February is also REGGAE MONTH. I know this calendar isn’t so easy to read so here’s the link to the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JARIA) site with all the activities listed there too REGGAE MONTH. So be sure to support REGGAE MONTH by checking out

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Rootz Underground

Support the Rootz Underground Releaf Program! Check out how you can become a part of the Rootz Underground’s ‘Rootz Releaf’ Program. Rootz conceptualized this program to give back to Mother Earth and keep the environment in good condition for our children and their children to come. Rootz is planting and

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Worth A Visit

  Here’s a link to a very cool website and travel blog about Jamaica called Jamaica My Way which is worth checking out. It’s full of interesting things to do and places to see in Jamaica. Jamaica My Way is also working on a documentary about Jamaica – worth supporting!  

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Happening on the Edge 2012

SUPPORT BLACK HISTORY MONTH!

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Happening on the Edge 2012Rootz Underground

Saturday, 4 February starting at 8pm, Rootz Underground and La Reserva Foundation in association with The Hope Gardens Preservation Society present A ROOTZ GARDEN CONCERT to be held at the Sunken Garden, Hope Gardens, Hope Road, Kingston. “ITS GROWING” will feature performances from Toots & The Maytals, Ra Deal, Prophecy &

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Worth A Visit

Here are some photos I took while visiting Great Huts recently. Photos contributed by my niece Sydney Wilson (age 12). Great Huts is an eco-tourism resort in Boston Beach, Portland, perfect for your eco-tourism  vacation in Jamaica! As described on its website, Great Huts is “built upon a 4 plus acre

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Photos from the EdgeWorth A Visit

Thanks to Steve Urchin for this beautiful shot of the Mona Dam, which he named appropriately “Birds at the Bar”. The dam is located in Mona, Kingston, near the University of the West Indies and is a popular spot for walkers, joggers, and the serious runners! In addition to being

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Art

This year, Jamaicans all over the world will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence from Britain.  The year promises to be full of myriad cultural events celebrating our 50 years of independence. Here’s the official Jamaica 50 website with a calendar of some of the events planned for the year so

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Entrepreneurs

  Are you a Caribbean entrepreneur? Do you know a small business that wants to grow? Or someone with a great business idea, that needs an extra boost? The Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship wants to help. The Branson Centre is a not-for-profit hub for aspiring entrepreneurs. The Centre offers practical

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FilmHappening on the Edge 2012

This Saturday, Redbones presents it’s “foreign film” night. This week’s film is the latest film from the Spanish master film-maker, Pedro Almodovar, who tells the story of a brilliant plastic surgeon who has developed his craft to the point of obsession as he attempts to create the perfect skin. His

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