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Published:Wednesday | January 16, 2019 | 12:20 AM

This Sunday January 13, 2019, 11: 30 am at Palace Cineplex, witness the work that marks a turning point in the genre and is the oldest and longest surviving of the classical ballets known...

Published:Wednesday | January 16, 2019 | 12:19 AM

Inspired by a true story, The Upside is a heartfelt comedy about a recently paroled ex-convict (Kevin Hart) who strikes up an unusual and unlikely friendship with a paralysed billionaire (Academy Award nominee Bryan Cranston).Phillip is a...

Published:Wednesday | January 16, 2019 | 12:19 AM

The remarkable story of one endearing dog's journey home after she is separated from her beloved human hits the big screen.When Lucas Ray rescued his puppy Bella, he knew his life would change forever. Smuggling her into his building...

Published:Wednesday | January 16, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Glass brings together the narratives of M. Night Shyamalan's blockbusters (Unbreakable and Split) in one explosive thriller. From Unbreakable, Bruce Willis returns as David Dunn, as does Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price, known also by his...

Published:Wednesday | January 16, 2019 | 12:00 AM

The Met: Live in HD presents an encore of Cilea's 'Adriana Lecouvreur', at Palace Cineplex on Sunday, January 20, 2019.For the first time at the Met, Anna Netrebko sings the title role of Adriana Lecouvreur, the great 18th-century actress in love...

Published:Wednesday | January 16, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Stranded in rural Australia in the aftermath of a violent pandemic, Andy Rose - an infected father - desperately seeks a new home for his infant child, and a means to protect her from his own changing nature.

Published:Wednesday | January 16, 2019 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

If you're without a ticket to this weekend's Rebel Salute, don't worry; you won't miss out on one of the highlights of this year's festival - The Herb Curb Conference. This year's instalment of the Herb Curb...

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Essence has named four actresses as its annual 'Black Women in Hollywood' honourees. They are Regina Hall and Amandla Stenberg, who both starred in The Hate U Give, Kiki Layne of If Beale Street Could Talk, and Jenifer Lewis of Black-...

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AM

The great thing about being an artist, Max tells his students, is that you can imagine things into being. But only he knows the extremes to which he has taken that.After fleeing a miserable childhood, Max spent his teenage years living on the...

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

A two-year-old partnership between the upcoming Rebel Salute reggae music festival (January 18...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 11:18 PM

Saint International's Tami Williams has joined the celestial fold of Victoria's Secret (VS). The 19-year-old Jamaican modelling sensation debuted on the world-famous lingerie company's e-commerce platform last month, in a variety of looks that...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/ Gleaner Writer

"Mr Burrell", "Fatis" and "Fatis Burrell" are primarily how Kareem Burrell refers to his late father, who died in 2011. Considered one of the most successful producers of Jamaica's digital musical age, Phillip 'Fatis' Burrell left behind an...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AMSade Gardner/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican crooner Richie Stephens is no stranger to orchestrating events. After the release of his 2004 hit single Take Me Away he held the annual concert series bearing the same name, which proved a massive success for the entertainer. Come February...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AMDamian Levy/Gleaner Writer

One of my favourite films of all time, is Scent of a Woman, about retired Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade, whose blindness leaves him dissatisfied with his life. With the help of a young aide, he embarks on a tour of life's pleasures before deciding...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Comedy veterans Christopher 'Johnny' Daley and duo Ity and Fancy Cat were the highlights of the inaugural Legacy Comedy and Music Show. Organised by up and coming artiste, Kurt Legacy, the event may not have pulled the large crowd anticipated, but...

Published:Sunday | January 13, 2019 | 12:57 AM

Professor Donna Hope has again highlighted the gender-bias in the entertainment industry even as she contends that the negative attitudes towards female artistes engaging in lyrical battles are of their own making. “There are different rules...

Published:Sunday | January 13, 2019 | 12:00 AMSade Gardner

The chilling six-part Lifetime docuseries Surviving R. Kelly has been trending on social media since its premier last week. It explores the life of the entertainer, who was reportedly molested as a child, and his rise to...

Published:Sunday | January 13, 2019 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small

After a quarter of a century, Patrick 'Tony Rebel' Barrett is still intricately involved in organising the hallmark event - Rebel Salute. Held this year under the banner of 'The Preservation of Reggae,' Tony Rebel and the Organic H.E. A. R. T. Group...

Published:Sunday | January 13, 2019 | 12:00 AMRoy Black

Today marks the ninth anniversary of the passing of Teddy Pendergrass, one of the most popular exponents of the Soul and R...

Published:Sunday | January 13, 2019 | 12:00 AMMelville Cooke

"Lots of people keep on skanking while the prophecy fulfillingEntertainment is a form of enjoymentNo bother fight inna de danceWe come fe enjoy weselfWhile the music playingAnd me idren skankingMe sistren dancinIf me see a man, a dance with me...

Published:Saturday | January 12, 2019 | 12:27 AMAssociated Press

NEW YORK (AP) Lady Gaga is sorry for her 2013 duet with R. Kelly in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against the singer, and she intends to remove the song from streaming services. "What I am hearing about the allegations against R....

Published:Saturday | January 12, 2019 | 12:18 AM

NEW YORK (AP)  The long-gestating Aretha Franklin biopic Respect is going ahead with stage director Liesel Tommy set to direct. MGM announced Thursday that Tommy will helm the film, which is to star Jennifer Hudson. The Dreamgirls ...

Published:Saturday | January 12, 2019 | 12:01 AMAssociated Press

NEW YORK (AP)  Kheris Rogers was in the first grade in a predominantly white private school in Los Angeles when she felt the bite of racism among her peers — she was being bullied because of her dark skin. She tearfully kept it to...

Published:Saturday | January 12, 2019 | 12:00 AM

A documentary about two boys who accused Michael Jackson of sexual abuse is set to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival later this month.The Sundance Institute announced the addition of Leaving Neverland and The Brink, a documentary about Steve...

Published:Saturday | January 12, 2019 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

Described as transformative and a visionary, Laura Facey has created monumental artwork that will undoubtedly remain prominent in the hearts and minds of Jamaicans for decades to come.Regardless of the controversial unveiling of 'Redemption Song' in...

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