Archive | March, 2012

A Daughter’s Story of Arthur Wint

30 March 2012

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A Daughter’s Story of Arthur Wint

Valerie Wint, the eldest daughter of Arthur Wint – Jamaica’s first Olympic gold medallist, officially launched her book “The Longer Run – A Daughter’s Story of Arthur Wint” on March 15 at Bookophilia on Hope Road. The launch of the book, which was actually published last year by Ian Randle Publishers, took place in the […]

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Art Fresh 2012 at Mutual Gallery

26 March 2012

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Art Fresh 2012 at Mutual Gallery

The impressive works of young and upcoming artists are currently on display at The Mutual Gallery and Art Centre’s “Art Fresh 2012″ exhibition, which opened on March 8 and will run through to April 7. The exhibition brings together self-taught artists with less than a decade of professional experience, formally trained artists who graduated from […]

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‘Carry Mi Orchid’ Flower Show

25 March 2012

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‘Carry Mi Orchid’ Flower Show

The Jamaica Orchid Society staged its annual show on March 24 and 25 at the Exhibition Hall of the Jamaica Horticultural Society, located at Gibson Drive, Hope Pastures, adjoining Hope Botanical Gardens. Held under the theme “Carry Mi Orchid”, a reference to the Jamaican folk song “Carry Mi Ackee Go A Linstead Market”, the show […]

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Brick and Lace preps new album

19 March 2012

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Brick and Lace preps new album

Sisters Nailah and Nyanda, the dynamic Jamaican duo that is Brick and Lace, are eyeing a summer release date for their sophomore album, the highly anticipated follow-up to their impressive 2007 debut album “Love Is Wicked”. The international recording artistes indicated that they were pretty much settled on eight tracks so far and were looking […]

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Miss Universe Jamaica 2012 finalists revealed

18 March 2012

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Miss Universe Jamaica 2012 finalists revealed

In June of this year, seventeen Jamaican beauties will vie for the coveted title of Miss Universe Jamaica (MUJ) 2012 at a Grand Coronation event that promises to be nothing short of world class. The ladies were introduced at a special unveiling and sashing ceremony held at the Spanish Court Hotel in New Kingston on […]

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Bands on the Sands: Robot Taxi edition

18 March 2012

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Bands on the Sands: Robot Taxi edition

Robot Taxi has come a far way since the band formed under the name Gas Money in 2005, and seven years later the journey continues. The latest chapter in the musical odyssey of this Jamaican alternative/rock quintet unfolded in February at the Red Stripe-sponsored Bands on the Sands show at Barbican Beach, where they were […]

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Tony ‘CD’ Kelly turns it up at RBMA

18 March 2012

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Tony ‘CD’ Kelly turns it up at RBMA

Music lovers from all facets of the industry came together at Red Bones Blues Café on Wednesday March 7 to share in an enlightening Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) session. The two-hour event, hosted by music and media entrepreneur Christopher “Engineroom” Edmonds, featured engaging conversations with renowned producer Tony ‘CD’ Kelly and RBMA alum Sawandi […]

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Wyndham Wedding Spectacular

11 March 2012

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Wyndham Wedding Spectacular

The first annual Wyndham Wedding Spectacular, which was hosted in the Grand Ballroom of the Wyndham Kingston Hotel on February 18 & 19, delivered on its promise to showcase a modern twist on the traditional wedding expo experience. The event featured over 30 exhibitors representing the cream of local wedding service and product providers, and […]

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Runway Ready ignites Negril fashion scene

7 March 2012

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Runway Ready ignites Negril fashion scene

The Runway Ready Fashion Show Event series continued to stake its claim as one of the must-attend fashion events in Western Jamaica following another successful staging on February 18 at the Boardwalk Village in Negril, Westmoreland. The third instalment of the series, Runway Ready III, kicked off with a performance of the national anthem by […]

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‘Dutty Rock’ takes over Club Riddim

5 March 2012

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‘Dutty Rock’ takes over Club Riddim

Grammy award-winning reggae superstar Sean Paul and multi-talented producer/artiste Leftside have teamed up to present “Dutty Rock”, a weekly party series staged on Friday nights at Club Riddim in New Kingston. The first staging of the event took place on February 17 and attracted a substantial crowd that included entertainers such as Bling Dawg, Wayne […]

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Stylish earrings by Jamaican Divas

4 March 2012

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Stylish earrings by Jamaican Divas

Motivated by a special love for exquisite jewellery and the desire to create unique and affordable earrings, the Jamaican Divas Jewelry Company team comprising of cousins Danielle ‘Mya’ Moore, Jannae Campbell, Chantay Campbell and Lauren-Jade Holland have harnessed their collective talent and creative energy to produce fashionable earrings inspired by the different personalities of Jamaican […]

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Icah rides to victory at Roselle

3 March 2012

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Icah rides to victory at Roselle

Top Jamaican surfer Icah Wilimot emerged the winner of the second event of the 2012 Jamaica Surfing Association (JSA) National Open Series, which was held at Roselle surfing beach in Morant Bay, St. Thomas on February 25. Shama Beckford finished in second place, while Akeem Taylor, Ivah Wilmot and Michael Panton rounded out the top […]

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