Happening on the Edge 2011
2010 Grammy Award Winner Dobet Gnahoré will be in concert on Sunday, October 23, 2011 at the Philip Sherlock Centre, starting at 6pm. Dobet Gnahoré is a singer, dancer and percussionist from the Ivory Coast and the 2010 Grammy Award Winner for Best Urban/Alternative Performance. The event is presented by The
On Saturday, October 22 take a gentle meander through the quaint communities of the Blue Mountains with Jamaica Cultural Enterprises (JCE). Experience the beauty, art, nature, people, and coffee of Jamaica’s majestic mountains. For more information or to make a reservation please email firstname.lastname@example.org. See YardEdge review of JCE
Anonymous – Music by rockstars will be on at Redbones Blues Cafe Friday, Oct 7. Performing will an eclectic group of musicians and singers including Jason Lee Worton, Sezi, Debbie Pottinger, Beatnik Bill (DJ), Random Chaos, JLA, and Jackomo (from Downstairs). For more info see facebook
This event is being presented by the JMA and the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce in collaboration with the Jamaica Business Development Cooperation (JBDC). There will be an expo featuring manufacturers from St. Thomas as well as a free business workshop on capitalizing on new business opportunities.
On August 24, The Violence Prevention Alliance (VPA) launched ‘The Race for Peace’ at its UWI Mona offices. The race is a fundraising lap-a-thon which will take place at the Mona Bowl on the UN International Day of Peace celebrated on September 21st, 2011.
Camp Art, directed by artist and photographer Joanna Francis, is a series of art workshops targeted for kids starting Monday the 1st of August and running until the 25th of August. These workshops will be conducted as a community upliftment project for the Bedward Gardens Community in Upper St.
Looking for something fun to do this independence weekend? Check out BNM’s Eye Candy party on July 29 at the ex-Hard Rock Cafe in Ochi. It’s Delta’s SKY MAG’s PICK for the weekend too! The party promises “Miami’s Fiercest DJs Richie D & Friends teaming up with JA’s finest house DJ’s STEREO
Here’s an interesting conference coming up at Ryerson University in Toronto on July 24 – 26, “Counter Cultures: An international conference on exploring shopkeeping in the Chinese diaspora”. Keynote speakers: Dr. Keith Lowe, Dr. Lily Cho and Dr. Jack Tchen For more info on this subject see Searching for Mr. Chin
On Monday July 18, at 5:30 p.m., Bookophilia will launch two titles, from legendary poet, memoirist, journalist, literary scholar and creative writing teacher, the late Wayne Vincent Brown. The two collections, “On the Coast and other Poems” and “The Scent of The Past & Other Stories”, were posthumously published by