Post Archive

July 2012

ArtHappening on the Edge 2012

Recently I met a Canadian young lady named Tiffany Stull in Kingston who introduced me to an interesting project going on in Portland called the TAP Project.  The Turn Around Projects of the Arts (TAP) is a not-for-profit organization with the mission to create and maintain integrated arts projects, which

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Good Food

Kingston Kitchen, Kingston’s urban food fair is on again on August 26th, 3PM to 9PM at Hope Gardens. They will be celebrating Jamaica 50 through the smells, flavours and tastes of the island. If you’re interested in participating as a vendor contact them at  (876) 869-7093. They are offering an Early

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Music

  KINGSTON’S Brand New Machine (BNM) is primed and ready to take on the international music market. Its focus — the rising crop of Caribbean artistes who produce techno, dubstep, electronica and house music. Launched earlier this year, BNM Records was started by Jamaican duo Steve Wilson and Christopher ‘Redselecter’

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Photos from the Edge

Thanks to photographer Tkae Mendez for this photo from the edge. This photo was taken at Blue Lagoon, Portland.

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EntrepreneursVideos

Check out this cool video on Halls of Learning’s MICHI’s Lego Yuh Mind Day held at Kingston High. This is a one day robotics workshop held in Kingston that gives students a hands-on learning experience in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Every year Halls of Learning hosts summer camps for kids and

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Books

Here are Bookophilia’s choices for the top 10 Caribbean fiction and non fiction books for our reading pleasure… Jamaican women writers Gillian Royes, Kerry Young, Melanie Schwapp, Pamela K. Marshall and Diana McCaulay top the list of bestselling Top 10 Caribbean Fiction Books. Here’s what Bookophilia has to say about

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Film

“Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle”, a new film by Pascale Obolo, has been acquired by PBS and will be broadcast to millions of US households during the course of this year. The film is now enjoying exposure in many regional and international festivals. On 20th July 2012, it will

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DramaInterviews

  YardEdge chats with one of the play’s producers about the new play, ‘Mr. and Mrs. Blacke’ which opens this Friday at the Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts, UWI Mona campus. What is the play all about? Samantha Blacke: You’re about to make half a million dollars overnight. What

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Jamaican HistoryJamaicans on the Edge

Check out this new trailer of an upcoming documentary about German heritage and history in Jamaica. “German Town The Lost Story Of Seaford Town Jamaica” is a full length documentary that explores the history of German heritage and history within Westmoreland, Jamaica. Deep within the isolated undeveloped mountains of Westmoreland

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Happening on the Edge 2012

We love Sezi! She’s a great entertainer – singer, songwriter and dancer! She’ll be performing this Friday, July 13 at Redbones – don’t miss it! For more info see Sezi Live. For more on Sezi see Sezi elevates Redbones. See also YardEdge interview with Sezi.

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