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Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie says he will be proposing a cut in the fees being charged by municipal corporations for the staging of entertainment events.

Western Bureau: Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie says he will be proposing a reduction in the fees being charged by municipal corporations for the staging of entertainment events when the green light is given for the reopening of the...
The name Graci Noir represents Spice’s black consciousness.

Queen of the Dancehall, Spice, has always been a trendsetter when it comes to fashion. Her eye-catching and sometimes over-the-top outfits would make her a guaranteed standout at any stage show. So when she recently launched her clothing line,...
Mezzo-soprano Dahlia Dawn Fuller-Phillips performing at the 2019 staging of Classics In June at the UWI Chapel at the Mona Campus.

Classical music goes virtual on Father’s Day, June 20, with the online staging of the annual charity fundraising concert, Classics in June, put on by the Soroptimist International of Jamaica, Kingston. Lovers of classical music will have the...

Shaping minds and bodies through movement, Ivy Baxter is the foremother of modern contemporary dance in Jamaica. Now, her rich history will be told in a documentary by Johnnoy Johnson. A dancer, Johnson said it was important for him to share the...

At 20 years old, dancehall artiste Safiyah was diagnosed with endometriosis and cervical insufficiency. For the 2018 Magnum Queen of Dancehall, the latter meant that a lifelong dream of having children would be virtually impossible. Her health...

LOS ANGELES (AP): Vin Diesel made a mark as the street racer patriarch in the Fast and Furious franchise, but the storyline starring his long-standing character will soon come to an end. Diesel said in an interview Thursday with The Associated...

Survival is an all-too-familiar story for James Chambers. Born in Somerton, St James, Chambers moved to Kingston as a teenager, learned to become a man, and later became the successful reggae, rocksteady, and soul musician known by the name of...

Emerging artiste Iotosh has released his third single, and with a title like Fee Fi Foe (with an ‘e’), it is near impossible not to hear the terrifying roar, Fee-fi-fo-fum, of the giant – some call him Gogmagog – in the classic English fairy tale...

It’s mango time! And the sweet pickings for fruit lovers worldwide would have to be a St Julian. Juliet Bodley, more popularly known as ‘Julie Mango’, ripened in the pandemic season on the social media platform, TikTok. And already, she is fleshing...

NEW YORK (AP): The first children’s book by Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is a multicultural tribute to fatherhood. The Bench, a picture story published Tuesday by Random House Children’s Books, celebrates the bond between Meghan’s husband Prince...
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