Archive | December, 2011

Partying with Pulse at Villa Ronai

29 December 2011

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Partying with Pulse at Villa Ronai

Supermodels, socialites, prominent professionals and even a politician featured among the guests who took the journey along Old Stony Hill Road to Villa Ronai in the foothills of St. Andrew for Pulse’s yearly Christmas Eve party. Kingsley Cooper, CEO and chairman of Pulse – home of some of the Caribbean’s most alluring models, proved to […]

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Powell proud of Rally Jamaica 2011 triumph

29 December 2011

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Powell proud of Rally Jamaica 2011 triumph

For John Powell, the Jamaican-born rally car driver who races under the flag of Trinidad & Tobago – the country where he has resided for the past 11 or so years, winning the coveted Rally Jamaica 2011 championship evoked a feeling that was almost beyond words. Teaming up with co-driver Nicholas Telfer a Subaru Impreza […]

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Runway Ready II rocks Negril

23 December 2011

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Runway Ready II rocks Negril

The Boardwalk Village in Negril, Westmoreland was alive with style and verve on December 9, as the Runway Ready Fashion Show enjoyed its second staging at the spectacular location by the sea. The event proved to be a memorable experience that surpassed expectations, and all the guests in attendance were treated to a celebration of […]

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Shaggy finds a friend in Eve

21 December 2011

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Shaggy finds a friend in Eve

Grammy-winning American rapper Eve has joined the line-up of the Shaggy and Friends benefit concert, which will be held on January 7 on the lawns of Jamaica House. Ne-Yo, who was previously billed for the event, was a casualty of the date change from December 30. Eve has readily agreed to fill the breach and […]

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A Jamaica Jazzfest for the ages

18 December 2011

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A Jamaica Jazzfest for the ages

The event is a month away, but already predictions are rife that the 2012 staging of the Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival from January 26 to 28 will rank among the best ever. The strong level of anticipation and overwhelmingly positive expectations are due in no small part to the presence of Canadian recording mega-star […]

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Garren Pryce – 2011 Junior Surfing Champ

18 December 2011

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Garren Pryce – 2011 Junior Surfing Champ

Young Jamaican surfer Garren Pryce from Bull Bay, St. Andrew, has emerged as the 2011 National Junior Surfing Champion. South Coast surfers dominated the season this year, with Garren, Ivah Wilmot and Armani Green nabbing the top three spots. Boston’s standout junior Akeem Taylor and South Coast ripper Elishama Beckford, who both missed an event […]

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War is on at Sting 2011

18 December 2011

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War is on at Sting 2011

It’s that time of year again when words are forged and sharpened by deejays in preparation for lyrical warfare at Sting – the entertainment calendar event widely referred to as “The Greatest One Night Reggae Show on Earth”. Come December 26, Sting 2011 promises to build on its legacy of clashes in an effort redeem […]

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Bargains aplenty at Market on the Lawn

18 December 2011

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Bargains aplenty at Market on the Lawn

The December 18 staging of Market on the Lawn at Devon House is being billed as the biggest ever, with patrons being guaranteed some of the best bargains in Jamaica at the open air market. Christmas shoppers will no doubt flock to event to secure gifts from the participating artists, jewellers, farmers, fashion designers, retailers, […]

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Lens, Camera, Shoot!

15 December 2011

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Lens, Camera, Shoot!

From late November through to mid-December, talented photographers Christanya Julien and Varun Baker had their works featured at an exhibition titled “Lens, Camera, Shoot! – The Photographer’s Intuitive Eye” at Bolivar Gallery on Grove Road. Capturing the essence of Caribbean islands and many other countries, both photographers lined the walls of the gallery with their […]

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C-Sharp to deliver ‘The Invitation’

8 December 2011

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C-Sharp to deliver ‘The Invitation’

On the heels of the release of their sophomore album “The Invitation”, C-Sharp will be staging a concert in support of the album on December 9 at the Jamaica College Auditorium. The event, which is scheduled to begin at 8:00 p.m., will also feature performances by Third World, Busy Signal, Tony Rebel, Queen Ifrica, Tarrus […]

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Tifa’s ‘Pink Xstacy’

5 December 2011

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Tifa’s ‘Pink Xstacy’

When the clock strikes midnight on December 12, Latifa Brown – the dancehall princess more popularly known as Tifa – will be officially celebrating her birthday with fans, family, friends and well wishers at her “Pink Xstacy” pink and white birthday beach bash, which is scheduled to take place at Sugarman’s Beach in Hellshire, St. […]

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‘Vibes is Right’ at Wickie Wackie

4 December 2011

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‘Vibes is Right’ at Wickie Wackie

Against the backdrop of sand, sea and a full moon, reggae rhythms played exclusively on vinyl LPs will again reign supreme at the second instalment of “Vibes Is Right” at Wickie Wackie Beach in Bull Bay, St. Andrew on December 10. Dubbed “The Roots Reggae Edition”, the event promises to deliver sensational sounds that are […]

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