Post Archive

February 2012

Photos from the Edge

Thanks to Steve Urchin for this photo from the edge which I have named “This Chair is watching you”. This shot was taken at the Mona Dam, Kingston, Jamaica. Send us your photos from the EDGE to yardedge@gmail.com – there’s nothing to win I’m afraid but it’s fun to share!

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Sports

I’ve decided to give the 10K race at the Reggae Marathon in Negril on December 1 a try. Not because I’m a runner at all, but just because I figure a weekend in Negril sounds like fun and I’ve always wanted to go check it out. And I figure what

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Film

For those of you who still haven’t seen the award winning Jamaican movie, “Better Mus Come” yet, the film has been on a very healthy run winning multiple film festival awards in 2011. The film enjoyed a successful Canadian premiere recently with SOLD OUT screenings at the TIFF Bell Lightbox,

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Dance

It’s Jamaica Dance Umbrella time again this weekend at the Philip Sherlock Centre, UWI, Mona. The Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts (PSCCA) will once again showcase the best dance talent in Jamaica and beyond our shores through the Jamaica Dance Umbrella (JDU) 2012 showcase. This will take place

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MusicSean Paul

Here’s the latest single and video from Sean Paul’s new album “Tomahawk Technique.” The “Tomahawk Technique” album is out in Europe and Japan and is doing very well. The idea behind the lyric video is to promote the whole “Olympic” feel of the song as the song was inspired by Usain

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Happening on the Edge 2012

The community of Treasure Beach will kick off its celebrations of Jamaica’s 50th anniversary of independence with the Inaugural staging of Treasure Beach CULTUREFEST 2012 over the weekend of Friday February 24 to Sunday February 26. Treasure Beach CULTUREFEST 2012 will offer cultural, sporting, music, literary and visual art events

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Entrepreneurs

  Here’s a great post by Pret-a-Portie on Jamaican women entrepreneurs in Fairy Hill, Portland and their paper making business. “The Nature’s Handmade Paper Project has been a mainstay of the Fairy Hill community in Portland for over 20 years. The project grew out of the ‘coming-together’ of a few

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Film

Here’s a trailer for another Jamaican movie, Man Free by Kinsey Beck, that I’ve recently come across… For more info MAN FREE Great to see so many movies coming out recently on Jamaica…

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Film

  The Best of the Jamaica Reggae Film Festival 2011 is happening on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 7:00 p.m. at Redbones.  The night will feature Jamaican documentaries, animation, music videos as well as new Jamaican short films.

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BooksHappening on the Edge 2012

  For lovers of literature and a good lime, Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta is happening on Saturday, February 25, 2012 in Treasure Beach on Jamaica’s South Coast. Talking Trees is part of the Treasure Beach Culture Fest 2012, taking place from February 24-26, 2012. Two Seasons Guest House

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