Post Archive

May 2012

Jamaican History

Check out this link to an interview on RTE Lyric FM (Ireland) with Jamaican architect, Christopher Whyms-Stone talking about the story of Trenchtown and an historical Irishman without whom Bob Marley’s No Woman, No Cry couldn’t have been written. (Part 1 of 2) In part 2, Chris talks about his Culture Yard

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Jamaican WritersJamaicans on the EdgePoetry

Thanks to YardEdge contributor, Opal Palmer Adisa, for this reflection on being a Jamaican in Paris… Last August, while alternating between relaxing, meditating and writing in Luxembourg Garden in Paris, I was interrupted from my reverie by a stranger who asked if I were Parisian. Without a moment’s hesitation I

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Mike Michalowicz (pronounced mi-CAL-o-wits) started his first business at the age of 24, moving his young family to the only safe place he could afford – a retirement building. With no experience, no contacts and no savings he systematically bootstrapped a multi-million dollar business. Then he did it again. And

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Here are some of the sights from the Liguanea Art Festival 2012 held last Sunday in Liguanea, Kingston. This year things were a little different with some new artists present including well known Jamaican artist, Laura Facey, along with many other artists regularly seen at the fair. As usual, the

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Rootz Underground

Rootz Underground will be in concert this Saturday, May 5! Come out and support Live Music in Kingston as well as the Rootz Releaf Programme. Pre-sale tickets are available at Bookophilia, Spartan Health Club and Hope Gardens. Ticket prices are $1500 pre-sold and $2,500 at the gate. V.I.P. tickets are

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Here’s Episode 1 of MI A GO FOREIGN – Moving to NYC. Enjoy this sit(dance) com dancehall style with Hanna Herbertson and Cindy Claes! For more info on what this is all about see Mi a go foreign.

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