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April 2013

Good FoodYard Life

There’s no shortage of beauties on the beaches of Jamaica, but a trip to the vegetable garden can be just as exciting. Stunning Marika Kessler founded her own 83-acre farm — tucked away up in Jamaica’s rough and rugged, northwestern Cockpit Country. And she did so after having studied fashion

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Film

Africa World Documentary Film Festival 2013 starts April 25 and runs till April 28. Opening Ceremony April 24 , 6pm (“Rwanda – 17: Healing a Nation” to be screened at opening) Admission: Free for all films! Neville hall lecture theatre (N1) – UWI MONA CAMPUS (near Philip Sherlock centre) Use main

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Books

Check out Jamaican author Stephanie Saulter talking about her novel Gemsigns. According to the author, “Gemsigns has been called political science fiction, social science fiction, a thriller (which it definitely is) and an example of old-fashioned storytelling….” About Gemsigns For years the human race was under attack from a deadly

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Music

A band revival is happening here in Jamaica… Check out the new and not so new musical talent emerging, from Rootz Underground to Chronixx and more. Thanks again to Romain “Sherkhan” Chiffre for this video. For more check out sherkhanslair.com

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The View From The Soapbox

Why burning garbage in Jamaica is necessary….food for thought. Video thanks to Romain “Sherkhan” Chiffre.   For more info: sherkhanslair.com  

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ArtHappening on the Edge 2013KOTE

We are so happy to announce that KOTE 2013 is happening June 21-30. Right now the KOTE team is finalizing the schedule of events but you can still contact them if you have any great ideas for cool edgy events.   Email the KOTE team directly at kingstonedge@gmail.com SEARCH our

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Music

Remembering Wycliffe ‘Steely’ Johnston from Steely & Cleevie, Fathers of digital dancehall. For more about Wycliffe ‘Steely’ Johnston see Reflections on Wycliffe Steely Johnson of Steely and Clevie

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Drama

After a well-received Jamaican premiere and 2-weekend run, director/producer fabian thomas and his onstage team of twelve return to the Pantry Playhouse for 3 final performances of In the Red & Brown Water, Part 1 of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s ground-breaking and highly praised The Brother/Sister Plays trilogy. The return engagement

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