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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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“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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Check out this very cool blog by Louis Masai Michel to discover his 50 Gazelle print series which have been put up by the artist all over Kingston. From his blog…  THE HEARD OF 50-GAZELLES Just before i left london i released a print called my african ears…on the last layer i

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  Looking for a company that does tours of Jamaica? JCE is the Jamaica tours company focusing on cultural tours of Jamaica.   Here’s an update from Karen Hutchinson from Jamaica Cultural Enterprises  (JCE) on what’s happening at JCE, the cultural tour company in Jamaica… We’re Number One on TripAdvisor! JCE is the

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  Jamaica Cultural Enterprises, in association with the National Gallery of Jamaica, is offering a series of tours on the works of Jamaican Master Painter, Barrington Watson. Learn the history, feel the art, visit Barrington Watson’s private residence, a national heritage site over 400 years old, in St. Thomas. Prices

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ArtHappening on the Edge 2012

  The Mutual Gallery’s first exhibition for 2012 is ART FRESH, an exhibition  featuring emerging artists. This year’s crop of participating artists include Alicia Brown, Kimani Beckford, Leon Dingwall, Raymond Graham, Andrae Green, Cavel Johnson, Robert Joyette, Oliver Myrie, in painting; Krystal Dadag and Olivia McGilchrist in photography; Toorel Asher and

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This year, Jamaicans all over the world will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence from Britain.  The year promises to be full of myriad cultural events celebrating our 50 years of independence. Here’s the official Jamaica 50 website with a calendar of some of the events planned for the year so

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ARC Magazine’s 2012 internship program is now open and seeking to appoint new candidates, preferably university students and recent graduates who have a vested interest in Visual art, Art History, Media & Cultural Studies and Journalism. While at ARC interns will have the opportunity to:

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Urban Heartbeat is a regional project featuring artists from Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Together with German painter Jim Avignon they create a mural in a public space in each participating country, followed by an after party. Urban Heartbeat is coming to Jamaica – February/March 2012. Read more here

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 1. The Top Dub Albums of All Time (Part 1 of 2) After reading this great article here about Jamaican album covers, I thought I would add my bit to the classic reggae discussion. Although I am not going to dive too deeply into an explanation of dub, let me start with a

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