Archive | April, 2013

Cathi Levy’s ‘IMAGINE’ set to amaze audiences

29 April 2013

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Cathi Levy’s ‘IMAGINE’ set to amaze audiences

A fusion of unique and fascinating art forms, Cathi Levy’s “IMAGINE” promises to deliver a kaleidoscopic theatrical experience of light, colour and movement that has never before been witnessed in Jamaica. Scheduled for May 10 – 12 and 17 – 19 at the National Indoor Sports Centre, the show will feature amazing “theatre-in-black” with black […]

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Yard Girl Jewelry fuses art and culture

29 April 2013

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Yard Girl Jewelry fuses art and culture

Erice Reid’s new Yard Girl Jewelry line, which consists of gold and rhodium plated fashion jewelry, is inspired by her twin passions of art and culture, as well as life’s colourful moments. Her signature map of Jamaica necklace and two exquisite earrings are currently available, and her sights are firmly fixed on completing the line […]

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The ‘Evolution’ of Dubtonic Kru

28 April 2013

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The ‘Evolution’ of Dubtonic Kru

Dubtonic Kru and roots singjay Jah Sun out of California have teamed up for portions of the U.S. Spring leg of “The Journey Part 3″, which will see the band performing tracks from their upcoming album “Evolution”. The album is set for release on May 28 and marks an important chapter in the musical journey […]

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‘Art Fresh’ unveils young talent

28 April 2013

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‘Art Fresh’ unveils young talent

The future of Jamaica art is on show at the 2013 staging of “Art Fresh” at the Mutual Gallery, which opened on March 21. The group exhibition and competition cast the spotlight on 15 young artists, most of whom are graduates of the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMC). Renowned artist […]

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Volleyball action at the UWI Sands

25 April 2013

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Volleyball action at the UWI Sands

The Jamaican duo of Shedeiky Hamilton-Barnes and Kai Wright of the Venus Volleyball Club emerged as the top female team at the second annual University of the West Indies (UWI)/Pelican Beach Volleyball Invitational tournament, which was held on April 13 and 14 at the UWI Sands on the Mona Campus. Hamilton Barnes and Wright defeated […]

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Tuff Gong brings International Record Store Day to Jamaica

23 April 2013

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Tuff Gong brings International Record Store Day to Jamaica

International Record Store Day (IRSD) expanded to the Caribbean for the first time as Tuff Gong International hosted the event on April 20 at its Bell Road headquarters in Kingston, Jamaica. International Record Store Day, which was founded in 2007, is a growing movement in other parts of the world that focuses on celebrating the […]

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Blue Moon Gets Up to ‘Monkey Business’

22 April 2013

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Blue Moon Gets Up to ‘Monkey Business’

The independent publishing house Blue Moon Publishing is getting up to a little “monkey business” with the upcoming release of their most recent title, “Bolo the Monkey”. Written by Jonathan Burke, “Bolo the Monkey” is an inspiring tale about pursuing your dreams even in the face of great odds which promises to enrich the Caribbean […]

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Kingston Book Festival in pictures

21 April 2013

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Kingston Book Festival in pictures

Last month’s staging of the second annual Kingston Book Festival successfully celebrated the arts and cast a week-long spotlight of the many facets of the local book industry. Held from March 2 to 10 by the Book Industry Association of Jamaica (BIAJ), the Festival featured readings, panel discussions, workshops, networking sessions, musical performances, dance, theatre, […]

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