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"How do I get it all done? No skylarking! Just get it done."To understand Sezi is to know that she does everything she wants to do. With a music career that seems to have stopped and restarted, singer-songwriter Sarah Silvera has always been on the...

By 1972, singer Errol Dunkley had established a track record of turning out popular songs. Movie Star (remade by Wayne Wonder and Buju Banton in the early 1990s) had hit the year before, and You'll Never Know had started the decade strongly for...

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the One Love Peace Concert, which took place at the National Stadium on Saturday April 22, 1978. It was an evening like none other when the fate of a nation embroiled in political turmoil seemed to be resting on...

This year's Easter concert by the Jamaica Musical Theatre Company (JMTC) was delayed "by carnival activities," the chairman, John Waite, told me. "We didn't want to have to compete with the road marches."And so it was that the audience at the...

When she is on stage or around a microphone, dancehall artiste Pamputtae is a hardcore, raunchy and straight-talking dancehall diva. However, when she is not up to her dancehall antics, she is simply Eveana Henry a devoted mother and family-...

In celebration of its silver anniversary as Jamaica's most prominent performing arts company, Ashe will count 25 years with 25 free performances throughout the year.With this philanthropic move, ASHE put out a call to institutions hosting fund-...

As far as the annual round of celebrations for dead Jamaican singers goes, Hugh Mundell does not even get off to a start. And, apart from a line from Junior Reid ("Hugh Mundell, he was shot by the gun") does not get the repeated mention in songs...

For those seeking to dive headfirst into film production with a chance to win J$25,000, Go Jamaica 2018 — Film Rush is coming up next weekend.  Frame of Reference, in association with the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (...

In the Indeep song Last Night a DJ Saved my Life, it is the person playing the music who plucks a woman in the throes of heartache from sadness, causing her to rejoice "last night a DJ saved my life with a song". In real life, DJ Marlon 'The...

At the recent launch of Calabash Lit Up, Rachel Manley gave the very first reading from her debut fiction novel - The Black Peacock."Rachel Manley is a poet," artistic director of the festival, Kwame Dawes, said before opening the floor to the award...
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