Post Archive

April 2012

Dance

Dancehall dancer and choreographer, Hanna Herbertson teams up with Cindy Claes on MI A GO FOREIGN. A Work In Progress by Claes and Herbertson, the sit(dance)com is not a finished product but both artists are looking to secure additional funding and support in the near future to take the project to the next level.

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Jamaicans on the Edge

YardEdge again welcomes writer Opal Palmer Adisa for this article on Jamaican American Maurice Ashley,  International Chess Grandmaster, a fitting story to celebrate Jamaica 50! The first ten years of a child’s life defines and imprints him. Wherever he goes thereafter, whatever he becomes is somehow influenced by those initial defining years.

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ArtHappening on the Edge 2012

  Come check out the Liguanea Art Festival -The perfect way to spend Sunday! See images from Art Festival-2010 Date: Sunday, 29th April 2012. Time: 10am-8pm. Liguanea Plaza. 134 Old Hope Road, Kgn 6. FREE Admission, Parking and Shuttle Bus Service. Parking: Sts. Peter & Paul Church or MailPac –

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Art

“Mystical Madonnas” by Jamaican artist Juliet Thorburn opened on Friday April 6th at the Willow On State Gallery in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USA. Juliet’s collection of 22 vibrant and colourful oil paintings pay tribute to the female figure in all her true essence and glory. Many people turned out for this

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Entrepreneurs

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Sports

Here’s an interview I did with the Reggae Marathon blog about how my training for the Reggae Marathon (10k actually) is going so far. I train at the Mona dam which is actually a beautiful place for walking, jogging and running with lots of different types of Jamaican birds, serene mountain views

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Environment

Here’s a guest post from Mirah Lim Todd from Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) on what’s been going on with the organization lately and how you can help by joining JET today! Formed in 1991,  JET is a non profit nongovernmental environmental organization which supports protection of the environment. Check out JET on facebook.

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Film

Welcome and thanks to Matthew J. Smith for this review of the new documentary on Bob Marley, Marley, by Kevin Macdonald. Kevin Macdonald, the Oscar-winning director of films such as the Last King of Scotland, wants to be clear about his new documentary on Reggae legend Bob Marley: It is

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Music

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Jamaican singer/songwriter Diana King. So check out her new video “Closer”, from her latest album: AgirLnaMeKING. The video was directed by Diana King, Andrew Grey and William Richards. Label: ThinkLikeAgirL Music Inc. Fore more check out her website dianakingdom.com  

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Photos from the Edge

Here’s a shot of a momma donkey and a baby donkey that I snapped while driving along the road in St. Elizabeth last weekend. They were both so cute I couldn’t resist. Feel free to email me your photos from the Edge to karin@kwjamaica.com.

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