Archive | November, 2012

In search of the Ultimate Jamaican Fighter

30 November 2012

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In search of the Ultimate Jamaican Fighter

The Grants Pen Peace Park on Grants Pen Road will be the venue for the third staging of the Ultimate Jamaican Fighter (UJF) on December 7, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. The event, which will feature men and women fighting freestyle on a mat, is an initiative of the Jamaica Mixed Martial Arts Association (JMMAA) that […]

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Lyrical explosion at ‘Kabaka Pyramid Live’

25 November 2012

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Lyrical explosion at ‘Kabaka Pyramid Live’

Multi-talented artist and producer Kabaka Pyramid unleashed entertaining verbal pyrotechnics at his live show held at Bebble Rock Studio on Skibo Avenue in Kingston on November 23. The event attracted a large crowd of live music enthusiasts, who tested the capacity of the small venue, enjoyed the lyrical dexterity and artistry on show, and ultimately […]

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Olivia McGilchrist wins Super Plus art prize

25 November 2012

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Olivia McGilchrist wins Super Plus art prize

Olivia McGilchrist took home the coveted Jury Prize in the 2012 Super plus Under 40 Artist of the Year competition and exhibition, which was mounted at the Mutual Gallery and Art Centre. Marvin Bartley won the Public Vote Prize in the competition, which also featured artists Leasho Johnson and Berette Macauley. The exhibition has been […]

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Regina Beavers starts creative camp for Kids

23 November 2012

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Regina Beavers starts creative camp for Kids

Regina Beavers, former Miss Jamaica World (2001), media personality and actress, is on a mission to nurture the creative energy in children through her Expression Through Creativity (ETC) Christmas Camp, which is scheduled to take place from December 17 to 22 at the Spartan Health Club. The week-long camp, which is open to children ages […]

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Dogs have their day at breed show

21 November 2012

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Dogs have their day at breed show

The Rottweiler Association of Jamaica, in association with the Doberman Pinscher Club of Jamaica, presented the 32nd Annual Championship Breed Show at the Jamaica Hockey Federation Field in Mona, St. Andrew on November 18. The event, which was sponsored by Vanguard Group of Companies, Purina and Lasco, was billed as a family affair and featured face […]

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Keenly contested karting at Palisadoes

20 November 2012

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Keenly contested karting at Palisadoes

On a day that provided perfect weather conditions for karting, young phenom Joshua Sirgany put in a perfect performance to eclipse Peter Moodie Jr. and secure a hold on the coveted Abe Ziadie Memorial Trophy, which is awarded to the driver with the highest points tally for the year. The competition, which was held on […]

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Successful start for ‘Live From Kingston’

18 November 2012

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Successful start for ‘Live From Kingston’

“Live From Kingston”, a live music project conceptualised by I&I Worldwide to showcase the new wave of talented artistes with real potential to penetrate international markets, got off to a strong start on Saturday, November 17 at Base Kingston & Belle in Upper Manor Park Plaza. The first instalment of the series, which is being […]

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Super Plus salutes top artists under 40

16 November 2012

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Super Plus salutes top artists under 40

The grand opening of the highly anticipated Super Plus Under 40 Artist of the Year Competition and exhibition attracted a full house at the Mutual Gallery and Art Centre on November 1. Now in its 12th year, the competition aims to promote new developments in contemporary art. The selected artists in this year’s competition are […]

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Sweet spa experience with ‘Irie Rock’ products

15 November 2012

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Sweet spa experience with ‘Irie Rock’ products

Racquell Brown’s all natural, all Jamaican Irie Rock line of skincare and beauty products was born out of her love of natural products and a strong desire to own her own business. Her journey into the world of entrepreneurism started some four years ago, and so far she has enjoyed an appreciable measure of success. […]

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Beach volleyball champs crowned

11 November 2012

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Beach volleyball champs crowned

The weekends of exciting and fiercely contested matches culminated in victory for the men’s team of Ryck Webb and Gatasheu Bonner, and the women’s team of Shadeiky Hamilton-Barnes and Kai Wright in the finals of the Just Bet/TVJSN Beach Volleyball Competition on November 3 at Barbican Beach. Bonner and Webb topped Donovan Richards and Dellan […]

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BMW Innovation Club shifts into overdrive

11 November 2012

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BMW Innovation Club shifts into overdrive

The new BMW Innovation Car Club – a membership organisation for BMW vehicle owners – moved into high gear with its official launch party “Rev It Up” on November 3 at the club’s headquarters in the vicinity of the Portmore Mall. The event drew a sizeable crowd comprised of party fans and car tuning enthusiasts […]

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Pentateuch releases ‘The Genesis’

9 November 2012

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Pentateuch releases ‘The Genesis’

Roots reggae band Pentateuch achieved a significant milestone in their musical journey with the launch of their debut album “The Genesis” on October 30 at the Vera Moody Hall on the campus of the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMC). The 14-track opus is a welcomed addition to the growing catalogue […]

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