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Kingston
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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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News
  • New J’Ouvert for Carnival 2019
  • J’ouvert has always assumed an important role in the carnival season in Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Grenada and here in Jamaica. There are currently about three separate local J’Ouvert events, but for 2019, carnival in Jamaica, Real...
  • Published On : Mon, 18 Feb 2019

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  • Promoters anticipate national policy to regulate alcohol use
  • Alcoholic brands are major sponsors of entertainment activities locally.
  • Published On : Mon, 18 Feb 2019

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  • ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ – one of a kind
  • From the visionary minds of James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez comes a film that is very much of two minds. It’s the story of a young cyborg girl trying to find her place in the world, and the tale of her coming of age. It is also the story...
  • Published On : Mon, 18 Feb 2019

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  • Social media ‘clapbacks’ are necessary, say industry experts
  •   The advent of social media has allowed celebrities the opportunity to connect intimately with their fans. But while social media has brought communication between celebrities and their fans to a peak, the interactions have not always been...
  • Published On : Sun, 17 Feb 2019

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  • Chune Een | Sound systems paved the way
  • Advancement in technology at the turn of the new millennium has offered more ways in which artistes can expose their talent. Entertainers can even act as their own distributors thanks to social media and digital ­platforms like Itunes...
  • Published On : Sun, 17 Feb 2019

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  • Let the music play – Barrington Levy’s pledge
  • It is well documented that reggae and dancehall artistes have long had a love/hate ­relationship with radio, the most effective medium through which their songs are connected to the world. Many a singer and ­deejay have been known to throw...
  • Published On : Sun, 17 Feb 2019

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  • Teddy Pendergrass story now a movie
  • Music fans who are passionate about the rhythm & blues genre will immediately recognise the captivating and soulful tones of music legend Teddy Pendergrass. Based on music statistics, Pendergrass’ catalogue of hit anthems is just as...
  • Published On : Sun, 17 Feb 2019

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  • Regina is already a King, but what about president?
  • NEW YORK (AP):So, Regina King walked into a 99-cent store. And what did she get? A prophecy on her life.No joke. King was shopping around – “sometimes people will say, ‘You at the 99-cent store?’ I like a bargain too...
  • Published On : Sun, 17 Feb 2019

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  • Musical tribute to Bunny Brown March 3
  • A remembrance service and musical tribute will be held for music pioneer Joel ‘Bunny’ Brown on Sunday, March 3 at the Louise Bennett Garden Theatre on Hope Road, St Andrew. Reports are that Brown’s body has already been cremated,...
  • Published On : Sun, 17 Feb 2019

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  • The Music Diaries | Banned on the airwaves
  • Jamaica has a long tradition of songs that have been banned from the airwaves or have created a societal furore because of their sexually suggestive lyrics, promotion of violence and murder, or criticism of the status quo. The promotion of...
  • Published On : Sun, 17 Feb 2019

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  • Cross Country invades the Park
  • Published On : Sat, 16 Feb 2019

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  • Red Rose in Kingston
  • The demise of the annual Montego Bay-based Jazz and Blues Festival has left music enthusiasts hungry for an event of similar style and content, to fill that void. According to Wallace Wyndham, marketing director for the annual Red Rose for Gregory...
  • Published On : Sat, 16 Feb 2019

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