Archive | May, 2013

A-dZiko’s poetry party set for Red Bones

27 May 2013

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A-dZiko’s poetry party set for Red Bones

Poet, storyteller, scriptwriter and soon-to-be novelist A-dZiko Simba is looking forward to the writer’s trip of a lifetime. She has been accepted for a six-week residency at the Yaddo Corporation Artists’ Retreat in Saratoga Springs, New York, USA. There, she will be immersed in writing in a setting which not only facilitates personal development but […]

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Famous Nightclub opens in Portmore

20 May 2013

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Famous Nightclub opens in Portmore

The club scene in Portmore quantum leaped to a whole new level on May 17 with the official opening of Famous Nightclub, which lived up to its billing as a spectacular new space for party-goers. At over 11,000 square feet with 30-foot tall ceilings, Famous is the largest nightclub in the Caribbean and is outfitted with […]

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Tru-Juice calls on Jamaicans to run for a cause

20 May 2013

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Tru-Juice calls on Jamaicans to run for a cause

On Sunday, June 2, the lively town of Bog Walk in St. Catherine will welcome scores of runners when Tru-Juice presents its inaugural “Run for Your Cause” charity race. The event features a 5K Run/Walk, which begins at 7:00 am, and a mountain bicycle race that commences at 8:30 am. Only mountain bikes that meet […]

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Conquering Forest Trek 2013

12 May 2013

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Conquering Forest Trek 2013

The embrace of the early morning sunlight warms the hikers as they journey through the cool hills of Gordon Town with staff in hand, and proceed along the banks of the Hope River through Penfield before hitting the first rest stop of Forest Trek 2013 at Redlight. Beyond this point, the mettle of hikers with […]

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Hot Rides Link Up at Princeville

12 May 2013

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Hot Rides Link Up at Princeville

Enthusiasts from the local tuner scene rolled out to Princeville Plaza on Constant Spring Road on Saturday, May 11 for a night of camaraderie, cars and chicks at the Hot Rides Link Up staged by the BMW Innovation Club. The event, which was sponsored by Sound City, attracted wicked whips from Team Myzery, Tezza World, […]

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Liguanea Art Festival’s 10-year anniversary

10 May 2013

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Liguanea Art Festival’s 10-year anniversary

The Liguanea Art Festival celebrated its 10th staging on April 21 at its lifelong home at Liguanea Plaza on Old Hope Road. The threat of rain did not deter many patrons of the arts from attending the event, which showcased exquisite works from established and upcoming painters, artists, sculptors, ceramists, photographers, jewellers and potters. Among […]

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Sezi brings the heat with ‘Slow Burn’

5 May 2013

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Sezi brings the heat with ‘Slow Burn’

Her sound is nothing like the music one would expect from an artist coming out of the Caribbean. Singer/songwriter Sarah “Sezi” Silvera, who was born in Jamaica and raised in Trinidad, has an eclectic sound that embraces multiple genres while at the same time rebelling against the inevitable attempts at categorisation. She describes her recently […]

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