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Kingston is the capital of the island of Jamaica, lying on its southeast coast. In the city center, the Bob Marley Museum is housed in the reggae singer’s former home. Nearby, Devon House is a colonial-era mansion with period furnishings. Hope Botanical Gardens & Zoo showcases native flora and fauna. Northeast of the city, the Blue Mountains are a renowned coffee-growing region with trails and waterfalls.
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  • 5 Questions with Morgan Heritage
  • This Christmas season, Morgan Heritage can rest a little easy because for the first in a long time, the family band members will be all together at home. In addition to spending time at their beloved home base in St Thomas, the band has dedicated...
  • Published On : Fri, 22 Nov 2019

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  • 5 things to do this weekend
  • Music Dance the night away at Gyal De’Ville, at Peppaseed Jerk Centre, 33 Ward Avenue, Mandeville, on Saturday, November 23, from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Admission: $1,000 presold, $1,500 at the gate. Moon Light Drink up at Moon Light, at Yvette Shop...
  • Published On : Fri, 22 Nov 2019

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  • Skip Marley talks family, new projects, Afrobeats
  • NEW YORK: Skip Marley, the grandson of reggae legend Bob Marley, was on schedule when he and his team arrived at Hot 97 FM in Manhattan recently for his 10:30 a.m. interview with morning co-host Shani Kulture. The Gleaner and TVJ’s Entertainment...
  • Published On : Fri, 22 Nov 2019

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  • Best Bets
  • Today Fade Away Fish Fry will be held at Westron Plaza, Montego Bay, St James. It runs from 11 a.m. until. Tomorrow Ole Skool Days ‘Music of Yesteryear’, featuring Frisko Kid, at 20 Holborn Road. Music by Arif Cooper and Nicco Supreme....
  • Published On : Fri, 22 Nov 2019

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  • Tosh Alexander to bare her soul - Artiste part of Caribbean Women’s Power Lunch panel on Sunday
  • Six weeks ago, recording sweetheart Tosh Alexander was celebrating her latest single, Games, officially being added to Pandora’s ‘Women in Reggae’ playlist, and now she is preparing to be part of one of the most prominent panels, the Caribbean...
  • Published On : Fri, 22 Nov 2019

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  • There is cash for creatives - Orange economy needs structure to benefit
  • For the past two years, the Jamaica Stock Exchange has been recognised as the best-performing stock market in the world, and to Herbet Hall, vice-president of investment banking at the National Commerical Bank, that simply means that money is here...
  • Published On : Fri, 22 Nov 2019

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  • More than Reggae Month Kingston for 2020 – Simpson - JaRIA challenges corporate Jamaica to jump on board
  • The year 2020 will mark one decade since the month of February has been designated for the celebration of reggae, the genre which UNESCO, the world body’s cultural and scientific agency, in 2018, added to its collection of intangible cultural...
  • Published On : Fri, 22 Nov 2019

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  • Toots and the Maytals takes Half Moon by storm - Has audience dancing in the rain at 65th anniversary celebrations
  • WESTERN BUREAU: With a stage size reminiscent of a Reggae Sumfest and lights that could rival those at Rebel Salute, Half Moon welcomed Fredrick ‘Toots’ Hibbert to its 65th anniversary celebration last Saturday night in Montego Bay. Toots not only...
  • Published On : Fri, 22 Nov 2019

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  • Rita Marley Foundation to host more music workshops
  • The Rita Marley Foundation (Ja) recently hosted a music workshop, for grades 10-11 students at Edith Dalton James High School. The participants learned to play a variety of instruments as they took part in practical training, under the tutelage of...
  • Published On : Fri, 22 Nov 2019

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  • Apollo Series takes a bow - Last event for 2019 tomorrow
  • Teacher, businessman, and live-show promoter Simon Brown is quite passionate about nation-building, specifically as it relates to the exposure of creatives. Brown, the chief organiser of the Apollo Series, an event designed to showcase the talents...
  • Published On : Fri, 22 Nov 2019

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  • Jamaican Poets School Tour 2019 a great success
  • The figures tell only a fraction of the story, but they do indicate the success of the Jamaican Poets School Tour 2019. Led by Florida-based, internationally acclaimed Jamaican poet Malachi Smith, over a period of 10 days, 29 poets had readings and...
  • Published On : Fri, 22 Nov 2019

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  • Koffee cops Grammy nomination with EP - Academy defines 5-track ‘Rapture’ as an album
  • In addition to her age, the other elements that take the euphoria of 19-year-old Koffee’s Reggae Grammy nomination up a few notches are the fact that she did it on her first-ever attempt, and her submission is not a full-length album. Reggae...
  • Published On : Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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