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Published:Friday | December 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Mariah Carey's 24-year-old Christmas classic is so popular it set a new one-day streaming record on Spotify on Christmas Eve.Chart Data reported that All I Want for Christmas Is You, released in 1994, was played 10.8 million times on...

Published:Thursday | December 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

Next spring, the 'festi-vacation of a lifetime' returns to the original hippie seaside town - Negril, Jamaica. Entering its third year, the 2019 Tmrw. Tday Culture Festival will again take over multiple venues alongside the famous seven-mile beach...

Published:Thursday | December 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/ Gleaner Writer

Upon its return, Live From Kingston took over Jacks Hill. Billed with an all-female collection of reggae's up-and-coming acts, the sold-out concert choked the neighbourhood with traffic. Many had to make the journey back down the hill having not...

Published:Thursday | December 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarcia Rowe/Gleaner Writer

Last Saturday, high above New Kingston, on the 17th floor of The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, The Ashe Company celebrated its silver jubilee. The formal affair was a kaleidoscope of vignettes, performances, greetings and honouring of alumni, partners and...

Published:Thursday | December 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarcia Rowe/Gleaner Writer

Twenty-five years is a long time in the life of any organisation and is often a journey marked with success and challenges. It is also a time when the organisation explores the prospects of passing on leaderships roles to the next generation.This is...

Published:Thursday | December 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Less than two years after he shook up the New York fashion world with a splashy runway debut for Calvin Klein, designer Raf Simons is leaving the company.The company and the Belgian designer announced they had "amicably" decided to...

Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

Eighteen-year-old reggae singer Koffee only has three songs in her catalogue. Nevertheless, the rising star proves that all it takes is a few good songs and some gratitude. For the season, she is back in Jamaica - taking over stages both large and...

Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Kevin Downswell is known and loved for his powerful, catchy gospel songs. This Christmas, the evangelic performer lent his voice to the KFC Christmas album - remixing the contemporary carol Mary, Did You Know into an EDM explosion. Downswell's hope...

Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

Maybe you've have never heard of Yaksta. That's because he has been 'quietly' building his clout, tucked away in the hills of St Mary. All the same, a quick glance at his social-media profiles reveals surprisingly strong connections with major...

Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Digital Laser Projection is the zenith of cinema projection technology. Patrons at the iconic Carib 5 in Cross Roads will soon be able to enjoy major improvement in the cinematic experience, complete with image quality...

Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Your favourite nanny is back and just in time to save the holidays! Walt Disney invites you to the event of the season - Mary Poppins Returns, on New Year's Day. Now an adult with three children, Michael Banks finds himself in a predicament that...

Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Share the magic of the holidays with the ones you love in a spectacular performance of The Nutcracker on Sunday, December 30, at Palace Cineplex. Whether you are seeing it again or for the first time, The Nutcracker will capture your imagination and...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMDamian Levy/Gleaner Writer

Before Sam Witwicky's first car turned out to be a shape-shifting robot, it had its own story to be told. That story takes place in the 1980s, and is called Bumblebee. It details just how the Autobot soldier came to be a Camaro with faded paint -...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle/Gleaner Writer

St Thomas has often been referred to as the forgotten parish, but on Saturday night into Sunday morning, the parish took centre stage as it hosted the inaugural Unruly Fest. Spearheaded by a son of the soil, the event brought out thousands of...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMMelville Cooke/Gleaner Writer

Instead of serving up musical cheer at Emancipation Park, this year, singer Tarrus Riley served up dinner to residents of the St Thomas Infirmary in Morant Bay yesterday. The 2018 Tarrus Riley and Friends Christmas concert that was slated for last...

Published:Sunday | December 23, 2018 | 2:17 PMSade Gardner

Twenty-seven years ago on Christmas Eve, Oradell Carwin gave birth to a vivacious baby girl. That baby, Jordan 'J Capri' Phillips, would grow to become an internationally embraced singer, who was one of few to successfully bridge...

Published:Sunday | December 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMSade Gardner

Dancehall deejay Bay-C explores his spirituality on his recently released solo debut album Holy Temple. It was only fitting that the visuals for the title be shot in the Holy Land of Israel.Directed by European Benjamin Lidsky, the music video...

Published:Sunday | December 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRoy Black

It is almost impossible to envisage any kind of social event taking place without being accompanied by some form of music. Music associated with Christmas celebrations is no exception. It comes in various styles, genres and languages and has the...

Published:Sunday | December 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew

With the hassle of mapping out traffic and last-minute holiday shopping comes the Christmas entertainment a niche that no other season shares. Office soirÈes, stage shows, and midnight parties that promise music blaring from speakers at every...

Published:Sunday | December 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Undoubtedly one of the major news stories this year was the plight of the Windrush Generation persons invited to the United Kingdom from the Caribbean, in particular, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and...

Published:Sunday | December 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

The Stella Maris Dance Ensemble, the National Dance Theatre Company, and the Tivoli Dance Troupe have all received the Keys to the city of Kingston. The dance groups were bestowed the national honour for their contributions to cultural development....

Published:Sunday | December 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Bridgett Anderson can easily reel off a number of songs by reggae singer Garnet Silk that have direct quotes from or are heavily influenced by the Bible. Among them are Christ in His Kingly Character, Mystic Chant (which, among other Bible extracts...

Published:Saturday | December 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

Rising roots reggae singer Giark (pronounced ghee-ark) is the son of famed Jamaican producer 'Bobby Digital'. Needless to say, that with such a foundation, much is expected from the young musician. Even so, Giark follows his own curious path. With...

Published:Saturday | December 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

There's no more juice in Beyonce's lemonade jar. The singer did not release new music, though two albums featuring old Beyonce songs hit streaming services on Thursday.Under the name Queen Carter, the albums Have Your Way and Back Up, Rewind...

Published:Saturday | December 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle/Gleaner Writer

A small team from SK Exclusive Mobile Detailing and the National Council of Drug Abuse is planning to put some smiles on the faces of street persons across the Corporate Area tomorrow, December 23.The project, called 'Tek It To Dem,' aims to feed...

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