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Published:Wednesday | March 22, 2023 | 12:58 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Film and Television Association (JAFTA), Saeed Thomas, says Government’s proposal of a screen fund is not to be taken lightly as it would provide the much-needed support to an extremely viable Jamaican industry. Minster...

Published:Monday | March 20, 2023 | 10:12 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

The Well Encounter gospel concert took place on Saturday evening at Sabina Park in Kingston. Hundreds gathered despite the threat of inclement weather to fellowship in pursuit of healing for the nation. However, it was not the showers of rain that...

Published:Friday | March 17, 2023 | 2:32 PMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

Queen of the Dancehall Spice has announced that she is not pregnant. The proclamation was made during her Instagram Live this morning during which she detailed her health scare in the Dominican Republic last year while sharing updates on new music...

Published:Monday | March 13, 2023 | 12:20 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

Producer Jermaine ‘Crawba Genius’ Henry of Crawba Production released his newest EP earlier this month. The six -track production features a slew of prominent artistes, and Henry is confident that it has the ability to cross over based on the...

Published:Monday | March 6, 2023 | 1:40 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

As the media and entertainment fraternities mourn the loss of popular disc jockey and producer Arif ‘Supa Coop’ Cooper, several members have been paying tribute and respects. Cooper, who had spun his last tune at Recall Throwback Festival,...

Published:Friday | March 3, 2023 | 1:01 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

Growing up in Montego Bay Jamaica, DJ Rozay has always had a passion for music and fashion. She developed a deep love for the turntables when she was a teenager and has since dedicated her time to making her own music and even fashion videos, many...

Published:Friday | February 24, 2023 | 12:12 PMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

Reggae artiste Protoje is in full production mode with the Lost In Time Festival just a day away. According to him, ticket sales for the event are on track as he and his team aim to provide a unique experience for patrons, and also fully embrace...

Published:Friday | February 24, 2023 | 12:24 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

The organisers of the Lost In Time Festival, scheduled for this Saturday at the Hope Gardens in St Andrew, say that Kingston should see a boost in the local economy and tourism. “That [the economic benefit] is a big part of why we are doing this...

Published:Saturday | February 18, 2023 | 12:32 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

Hoping to reveal the truth about the inner city through his music, reggae artiste J Written pours from his experiences growing up on Spanish Town Road and Trench Town to show that there is love on every corner of the ghetto. “My motto is live,...

Published:Thursday | February 16, 2023 | 12:30 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

Following four cancellations since 2020, largely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Calabash International Literary Festival is moving ‘For Word’ with the 2023 staging of the highly anticipated event. Clinging to the theme that the show has had...

Published:Tuesday | February 14, 2023 | 12:33 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

When it comes to Jamaican music that makes you want to fall in love, it is hard to ignore the body of work that reggae singer Carlton ‘Ghost’ Hylton has created over the years. His covers of classic R...

Published:Thursday | February 9, 2023 | 12:42 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

Some say music is the universal language of love, but it’s hard to ignore how well food measures up in that regard; and if there’s one day that a good meal can make people fall head over heels in love, then it is Valentine’s Day. With an endearing...

Published:Wednesday | February 8, 2023 | 12:54 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

Ewan Simpson, chairman of the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA), has hailed Kabaka Pyramid for his Best Reggae Album Grammy. The reggae artiste secured his first Grammy win on Sunday for his sophomore album, The Kalling. “This is a...

Published:Monday | February 6, 2023 | 12:30 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

Musician Makiri Whyte was one of two 2022 recipients of the Prime Minister’s Youth Awards in Music. Speaking with The Gleaner after the ceremony that was hosted on the lawns of Jamaica House Saturday evening, a passionate and overjoyed Whyte...

Published:Thursday | February 2, 2023 | 12:42 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

If the good vibrations that permeated through the small group that gathered at the AC Hotel Kingston for the media launch of The Lost in Time Festival foreshadow what is to come from the show on February 25, then patrons are in for a great event...

Published:Tuesday | January 31, 2023 | 1:27 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

Wednesday, February 1, will mark the 66th anniversary of the birthday of Crown Prince of Reggae, Dennis Brown. For his contribution to the development of reggae music worldwide, the singer, who is often described as a man of the people, is being...

Published:Saturday | January 28, 2023 | 1:13 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s culture and cultural products are debatably among the most marketable, exciting and intriguing worldwide. Reaching all corners of the globe, many have fallen in love with different aspects and have become completely immersed. This is the...

Published:Saturday | January 28, 2023 | 1:10 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

Valiant has been showing off his musical mastery since bursting on the scene in a big way last year. But this week, the dancehall entertainer is demonstrating his good-heartedness with a visit to his alma mater, Oberlin High School, where he gave...

Published:Friday | January 13, 2023 | 5:58 PMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica-born entrepreneur and creative technologist Paul Thompson, through the use of artificial intelligence (AI), is giving Jamaicans a peek into uniform designs of the future. Hoping to spark conversation around nation pride and an overt display...

Published:Monday | January 9, 2023 | 12:33 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

The year 2023 is a big one for many people in entertainment as they plan to expand and grow. For artistic director, presenter and producer Toni-Kay ‘TK’ Dawkins, 2023 is all about stepping into a new realm as a playwright as she plans on making her...

Published:Thursday | January 5, 2023 | 1:13 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

When it comes to Frenchmen, beyond the fashion and unlimited bubbly, the food is the real treat of the New Year’s Day event. With non-stop servings of meals from across the world, eventgoers have no complaints when it comes to taste and variety as...

Published:Tuesday | December 27, 2022 | 12:50 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

Nigerian singer Burna Boy declared during the Jamaica leg of the Love, Damini album tour that being on the island and performing for the thousands gathered at the National Stadium felt like a “homecoming”. He also continued to say that Jamaica and...

Published:Thursday | December 22, 2022 | 12:37 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

With a total of eight sections, GenXs Jamaica brought the hottest costumes to the AC Hotel Kingston on Lady Musgrave Road for their band launch on Monday evening. In what was dubbed a ‘Return To Paradise’, local and regional designers displayed...

Published:Tuesday | December 20, 2022 | 1:11 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

The Corporate Area was buzzing last Friday night, and the holiday event season was in full swing. As partygoers moved from place to place, it was a massive contrast to Christmases experienced during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. But while...

Published:Saturday | December 17, 2022 | 1:54 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

The MINI Jamaica Showroom in Kingston was transformed into a thrift shopping experience like no other last Saturday when New Wave took over for the fifth staging of Celebrity Closet which raised donations for the Alpha School of Music. From as...

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