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Spotlight on Caribbean Culture in Lauderhill

23 June 2017

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Spotlight on Caribbean Culture in Lauderhill

Lauderhill Sports Park will be transformed into the centre of Caribbean culture in South Florida on June 25 with the staging of the Caribbean Village Cultural Festival. Held in celebration of Caribbean Heritage Month, the family-friendly event will feature live music and entertainment, arts, crafts, cooking demonstrations and wellness activities. Among the artistes scheduled to […]

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Grace Jerk Fest serves up fun and flavour

22 July 2015

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Grace Jerk Fest serves up fun and flavour

The time-honoured culinary tradition of jerk was richly celebrated in Queens, New York on July 19, as thousands of patrons descended on Roy Wilkins Park to indulge their palates and enjoy quality entertainment at the annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival. The event was staged in an atmosphere abounding in colour, culture and camaraderie, and the […]

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Revelry and rum rule Bacchanal 2015

15 April 2015

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Revelry and rum rule Bacchanal 2015

Armed with cups of liquor, revellers unleashed the spirit of carnival in the streets of Kingston as the local Bacchanal season closed on a high note with a colourful road march on April 12, 2015. The march got underway at 10 a.m., and by the time Pree Jamaica caught up with the revellers on Trafalgar […]

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‘Pay Attention’ to 2015

28 January 2015

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‘Pay Attention’ to 2015

Pay Attention returns on Saturday with performances from some of Jamaica’s prime independent artistes. The event, which was first held in 2012 as a free event, promises an eclectic showcase of talents which include Five Steez, Gully Cash, Rseenal and Jane Macgizmo – as well as DJ Inztinkz and Deadline Sound. The organizers are anticipating […]

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Bad Girl Rihanna does good

24 November 2014

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Bad Girl Rihanna does good

Bajan pop princess Rihanna is set to host her first annual Diamond Ball on December 11. The ball is a benefit for her Clara Lionel Foundation – which aims to improve and promote health, education, the arts and culture globally. #459215872 / gettyimages.com The singer started the foundation – named in honour of her grandparents […]

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Tessanne boards the Soul Train

9 November 2014

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Tessanne boards the Soul Train

Pop artiste Tessanne Chin (@Tessanne ) edged closer to her dream Grammy performance when she took to the stage at the 2014 Soul Train Awards at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Jamaican vocalist – who reigned supreme in season 5 of (@NBCTheVoice ) – was among a group of artistes who paid tribute to American music legends […]

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The Best of Mariah – Top 25 Hits

7 November 2014

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The Best of Mariah – Top 25 Hits

Hot on the heels of being named the most successful and enduring solo pop artist of all time by Time Magazine, songbird supreme Mariah Carey is set to headline the 19th annual Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival, which is scheduled to take place from January 29 to 31 at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium in Falmouth. […]

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Anime Nation gets bigger, better in 2013

15 September 2013

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Anime Nation gets bigger, better in 2013

Anime Nation 2013 was the preferred spot for local anime enthusiasts, who turned out droves and brought popular characters to life with inventiveness and meticulous attention to detail. The annual showcase, which was staged by JA Cosplayaz in association with the Embassy of Japan in Jamaica at Waterfalls in Liguanea on August 10, gave eager […]

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Skunk Nation’s Import Tuner Night

24 August 2013

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Skunk Nation’s Import Tuner Night

The parking lot of the National Arena was transformed into an exciting auto and import tuning hub on July 6, as Skunk Nation in association with ATL Automotive staged “Import Tuner Night: Uniting The Streets”. High performance cars, imports, custom street rides and bikes were on show at the event, which also featured displays and […]

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It’s a Bizot Party at GoldenEye

20 July 2013

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It’s a Bizot Party at GoldenEye

GoldenEye Hotel & Resort’s Bizot Bar hosted its second annual Bizot Party on June 15 to celebrate the life of Jean-Francois Bizot, the late French counter-culture connoisseur. Bizot was the founder and owner of the Paris-based Radio Nova, and the station joined in the festivities by hosting live radio interviews with French and Jamaican musicians during […]

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Famous Nightclub opens in Portmore

20 May 2013

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Famous Nightclub opens in Portmore

The club scene in Portmore quantum leaped to a whole new level on May 17 with the official opening of Famous Nightclub, which lived up to its billing as a spectacular new space for party-goers. At over 11,000 square feet with 30-foot tall ceilings, Famous is the largest nightclub in the Caribbean and is outfitted with […]

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Jamaica Jazz and Blues ends on dynamic note

31 January 2013

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Jamaica Jazz and Blues ends on dynamic note

The Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival 2013 ended on a dynamic note with a steady climax of Jazz, reggae and R&B performances from artistes such as John Legend, Dionne Warwick, Monica, Romain Virgo and Chronixx. The three day Festival, held at the Trelawny Multipurpose Stadium from January 24-26, highlighted the diversity of performers that make […]

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