Archive | November, 2011

Positive vibrations at Manifesto Jamaica

30 November 2011

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Positive vibrations at Manifesto Jamaica

The second staging of the Manifesto | Jamaica annual Festival of ART’ical Empowerment from November 18 – 20 at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA) was filled with honest, earnest and moving expressions of Jamaican creativity, which was fittingly complemented by host of activities undertaken by the non-profit, youth-led organisation […]

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Bands Incorporated 4

28 November 2011

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Bands Incorporated 4

The fourth staging of Bands Incorporated, organised by Dubtonic Kru/Di Kru Productions, brought together five of the islands most talented bands and delivered real value for money to the patrons who packed the venue at Victoria House off Lindsay Crescent in St. Andrew on November 26. The line-up featured Dubtonic Kru, Rootz Underground, Blu Grass […]

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Animae Caribe Jamaica

28 November 2011

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Animae Caribe Jamaica

Animae Caribe, the 10-year-old Trinidadian animation and new media festival, for the first time in its history staged a satellite event in Jamaica on November 19 to complement the main festival held from October 30 to November 6 in Port of Spain. The offshoot event, called Animae Caribe Jamaica, was staged at JAMPRO’s New Kingston […]

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Jamaican surfers bound for Barbados

21 November 2011

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Jamaican surfers bound for Barbados

Top Jamaican surfer Icah Wilmot and his compatriot Ackeam Phillips, the fast rising under-21 surfer, will represent the island at the Independence Pro Surfing Championships in Barbados, which is scheduled to take place on November 27 & 28 at the world famous surf spot “Soup Bowl” in Bathsheba, Barbados. The event will mark the start […]

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BMW M Lounge launched at Tracks & Records

20 November 2011

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BMW M Lounge launched at Tracks & Records

BMW’s promotion of the M line of cars in Jamaica featured the launch of the M Lounge at Usain Bolt’s Tracks & Records on November 15. VIP guests sampled the new signature cocktail ‘M-Joy’, which will be available only at the M Lounge for the next two years. Stewart Motors, the exclusive BMW dealers in […]

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Lauryn Hill for Shaggy charity concert

18 November 2011

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Lauryn Hill for Shaggy charity concert

International recording artiste Lauryn Hill will be among the featured performers on the line-up for Shaggy & Friends – the charity concert staged by reggae superstar Orville “Shaggy” Burrell to provide much needed support for the Bustamante Hospital for Children in Kingston, Jamaica. The concert, which is scheduled to take place on December 30 on […]

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Celine Dion set for Jamaica Jazz 2012

12 November 2011

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Celine Dion set for Jamaica Jazz 2012

The incomparable voice of five-time Grammy winner Celine Dion will grace the Greenfield (Trelawny Multi-Purpose) Stadium at the 2012 staging of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, which will take place from January 26 to 28. Considered somewhat of a “holy grail” through the years for the Festival organisers, the Canadian songstress’ upcoming appearance represents […]

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Mixmaster magic at Margaritaville

11 November 2011

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Mixmaster magic at Margaritaville

Barbadian Jamaal Bowen stated that his participation in the 2011 Angostura Mixmaster Regional Cocktail Challenge at Margaritaville, Ocho Rios on October 29 was fuelled by two objectives – the search for adventure and the desire to create history. The Sandy Lane Hotel bartender did just that en route to winning the competition, with Jamaican Alexa-Rae […]

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Heavy Heart – Remembering Dwight Myers

10 November 2011

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Heavy Heart – Remembering Dwight Myers

For those who saw Dwight “Heavy D” Myers putting in work on the stage at the 2011 BET Hip-hop Awards in October, it was a welcomed flashback to the groovy beats, fancy footwork and cool rhymes of the 80s and early 90s. In the tradition of DJ Kool Herc – the Jamaican credited with starting […]

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Bob Andy Unplugged

6 November 2011

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Bob Andy Unplugged

For a little over three hours in the Karl Hendrickson Auditorium on October 28, an outstanding cadre of performers delivered some 30 songs penned by celebrated Jamaican songwriter Keith “Bob Andy” Anderson – a fitting tribute to the living legend and his enduring legacy. Seated in the front row of the packed auditorium, Andy delighted […]

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Birthday album release for Diana King

1 November 2011

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Birthday album release for Diana King

When Diana King’s birthday arrives on November 8, in addition to celebrating another year of life, the talented Jamaican singer will also be celebrating the worldwide release of her latest album “AgirLnaMeKING”. Released on her own record label ThinkLikeAgirL Music, this latest endeavour will offer clear insight into Diana’s life and music for her fans […]

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