Archive | April, 2011

Hope blooms at Jamaica Flower Show

30 April 2011

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Hope blooms at Jamaica Flower Show

The Jamaica Horticultural Society Annual Flower Show opened this weekend with a ceremony on the showground at Hope Gardens in St. Andrew on April 29. Held under the theme “The Beauty at Hope”, the two-day event will present colour, fragrance and floral artistry that will highlight the island’s rich biodiversity. The show’s final day on […]

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An affair of the art at Liguanea

30 April 2011

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An affair of the art at Liguanea

The annual Liguanea Art Festival, which celebrated its 8th staging on April 17 at its lifelong home at Liguanea Plaza, is a labour of love for its founders Tony and June Wong. It continues to be one the the premier calendar events on the local art scene, providing established and new painters, ceramists, sculptors, jewellers […]

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Carnival of Speed at Dover

24 April 2011

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Carnival of Speed at Dover

A showdown of epic proportions looms on Easter Monday (April 25) at Dover Raceway in St. Ann, as the nation’s top drivers prepare to put pedal to the metal in hot pursuit of bragging rights and glory at the Jamaica Race Drivers’ Club (JRDC) 2011 “Carnival of Speed”. Cast in the lead of this thriller […]

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Fire in Babylon burns with glories past

19 April 2011

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Fire in Babylon burns with glories past

With pace like fire and fearless, forceful batting, the West Indies team dominated the world of cricket from 1980 to 1995. Back then, the notion of playing for pride carried added significance, particularly in the socio-political context of the day. The UK documentary “Fire in Babylon” succeeds in capturing the issues,  intricacies and spirit of the period, as it […]

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Bet on Bacchanal Beach J’Ouvert

18 April 2011

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Bet on Bacchanal Beach J’Ouvert

When it comes to high energy entertainment and premium revelry this Easter Weekend, smart money is clearly on Smirnoff Bacchanal Beach J’Ouvert to deliver all this and more come Saturday, April 23 at James Bond Beach in Oracabessa, St. Mary. Speaking at the launch event at Barbican Beach, Marsha Lumley, Brand Manager for Smirnoff, said […]

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Rollin’ with Protoje

1 April 2011

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Rollin’ with Protoje

Success hasn’t come overnight for Oje Ken Ollivierre, the artiste more popularly known as Protoje. His seven-year musical journey has been one of perseverance, patience, hard work and self-discovery, and now he has fully stepped out into the spotlight with the release of his debut album “7 Year Itch”, which creatively presents his lyrical gifts […]

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