Archive | February, 2013

Jewellery inspired by Jamaica

22 February 2013

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Jewellery inspired by Jamaica

Belgian jewellery designer Véronique Linard, who goes by the curious moniker of “The Girl and The Magpie”, has a deep appreciation of the inherent beauty and diversity found in Jamaica’s natural environment. This has served as a source of inspiration for her art, and visitors to the Sanaa Studios in Liguanea on the evening of […]

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Protoje releases ‘The 8 Year Affair’

18 February 2013

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Protoje releases ‘The 8 Year Affair’

Protoje continues his love affair with music, singing cleverly crafted, lyrically potent songs from the heart on his sophomore album “The 8 Year Affair”, which was formally launched at an open event hosted at Tuff Gong Studios on February 12. The album follows up on his acclaimed debut opus “Seven Year Itch”, and finds him […]

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Stephanie debuts ‘Real Woman’ EP

18 February 2013

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Stephanie debuts ‘Real Woman’ EP

With her sights firmly set on changing her status from upcoming artist to a major player in the local music industry, Stephanie officially launched her debut EP “Real Woman” at the Redbones Blues Café in New Kingston on February 12. Two years in the making, the seven-track EP celebrates the multi-faceted woman and showcases the […]

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Mario Evon making moves in music

15 February 2013

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Mario Evon making moves in music

He hasn’t fully traded in his scalpel and stethoscope for a mic and headphones, but these days you’re more likely to find Mario Evon on a stage or in a recording booth than in a hospital or doctor’s office. A trained doctor, Mario is busy pursuing his passion for music and has declared 2013 the […]

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Jah Ova Evil lives on

13 February 2013

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Jah Ova Evil lives on

The event that took place at 10 1/2 First Avenue in Vineyard Town on February 7, 2013 was in many ways a powerful and fitting tribute to the late Alty George Nunes III, the reggae artiste known as Lil Joe and also popularly called Jah Ova Evil (J.O.E.). The event was also the clearest indication […]

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Kingston Book Festival 2013 – Celebrating the Arts

10 February 2013

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Kingston Book Festival 2013 – Celebrating the Arts

Christopher John Farley, the Jamaican-born editor of Speakeasy, the Wall Street Journal’s culture web site; Lorna Goodison, one of the finest poets of her generation; and Edward Baugh, preeminent poet and scholar, are among the esteemed writers slated to take part in the second annual Kingston Book Festival, which has evolved into a nine-day event […]

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Digicel’s Marley tribute concert in the park

10 February 2013

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Digicel’s Marley tribute concert in the park

For the third consecutive year, Digicel hosted a free concert to celebrate the life and works of reggae legend Bob at Emancipation Park. The concert took place on Thursday, February 7 and featured top artistes such as recently re-signed Digicel brand ambassador I-Octane, alongside his fellow brand ambassadors gospel singer Jermaine Edwards and dancehall princess […]

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NDTC, UWI singers celebrate Rex Nettleford

9 February 2013

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NDTC, UWI singers celebrate Rex Nettleford

Sweet and sonorous sounds from the University Singers and graceful, evocative movements from the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) provided abundant delight for the audience at the Little Theatre on Tom Redcam Drive in Kingston on February 6, and proved to be tribute of the highest order, worthy of the man in whose honour the […]

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‘Beauty and Fashion Exposé’ at Puls8

6 February 2013

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‘Beauty and Fashion Exposé’ at Puls8

Make-up artist Julene Dixon, CEO of Make-up by Julz, and fashion designer Cady-Ann Brown, creator of the Tantrik swimwear collection, recently teamed up to showcase their products and services at the “Beauty and Fashion Exposé” event hosted at PULS8 on Trafalgar Road in New Kingston. Held under the theme “Beauty is a Lifestyle”, the event […]

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Reggae Month 2013 heralds ‘A New Dawn’

2 February 2013

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Reggae Month 2013 heralds ‘A New Dawn’

Under the theme “Reggae 50…A New Dawn”, Reggae Month 2013 will commence celebrations on Sunday, February 3 with an ecumenical service at the Vera Moody Hall at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMC), followed by a tribute concert to the late reggae singer Dennis Brown on King Street in the […]

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