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Celebrating Jamaica 50

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

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Celebrating Jamaica 50

The national colours of gold, black and green dominated the streets of Jamaica in an overwhelming show of national pride that marked the spectacular celebration of the island’s 50th anniversary of independence from Britain. The festivities climaxed with the staging of the Grand Gala at the National Stadium on August 6, which was preceded by […]

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Barrington: A Retrospective

Sunday, January 22, 2012

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Barrington: A Retrospective

For art lovers, and even persons with a passing interest in art, the exhibition of the works of Barrington Watson by the National Gallery of Jamaica (NGJ) offers an experience that is at once engaging, provocative and delightful. The first of the NGJ’s calendar of events commemorating the 50th anniversary of Jamaica’s Independence, the exhibition […]

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