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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 York proclaims 4/20 Peter Tosh Day
  • New York: New York State Senator Kevin Parker on Thursday issued a New York State proclamation for Jamaica reggae icon, Peter Tosh for this year’s renewal of the national observance of 4/20. Tosh has been lauded over the years for his relentless...
  • Published On : Sat, 20 Apr 2019

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  • Denroy Morgan blasts hypocritical lawmakers on 4/20
  • Legendary reggae singer and patriarch of the Morgan (Heritage) family, Denroy Morgan, will definitely be lighting up his sacramental chalice at 4:20 p.m. today as he celebrates what he calls good over evil. “It is good that we have a day when we...
  • Published On : Sat, 20 Apr 2019

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  • Singjay releases ‘The Ganja Song’ to mark 4/20
  • Singjay Diginus is taking full advantage of April 20, or 4/20 (pronounced ‘four /twenty’) as it is known. This is the day that is internationally recognised in cannabis culture for the staging of cannabis-related protests and events and for the...
  • Published On : Sat, 20 Apr 2019

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  • High Bae - an authentic cannabis experience
  • On Saturday, April 20, the internationally acknowledged 'stoner' holiday, 'stoners' in Kingston need not worry. Instead of high-tailing it to the North Coast for the Easter Weekend beach parties, some young people are opting for the house party or...
  • Published On : Sat, 20 Apr 2019

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  • For the Reckord:The life of Folk Singer Joyce Meeks, celebrated musically
  • There was nothing mournful about the funeral service for the late Jamaican Folk singer, Joyce Meeks. In fact, the service held last Saturday at the Temple of Light Centre For Spiritual Living, was termed a "celebration of life". It was...
  • Published On : Fri, 19 Apr 2019

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  • NDTC's Easter Sunrise presentation
  • The National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC), returns to the Little Theatre on Easter Sunday, April 21, for this year’s 'Morning of Movement and Music'. Under the leadership of artistic director, Marlon Simms, the 6 a.m. concert, will feature dance...
  • Published On : Fri, 19 Apr 2019

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  • Tuesday on The Rocks - Merging of cultures
  • Next Tuesday, Kes The Band will make a cross-national cultural stand in Kingston, taking over the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre to host their first instalment of the twin-nation’s native ‘Tuesday on the Rocks (TOTR’s) concert. While...
  • Published On : Thu, 18 Apr 2019

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  • Uncajed Melodies V fantastic
  • Amazing and fantastic, were the words of choice from fulfilled patrons who attended Saturday evening’s ‘Uncajed Melodies V’, the annual concert staged by the Classical and Jazz Ensemble (CAJE) of The University of the West Indies (UWI), and the UWI...
  • Published On : Thu, 18 Apr 2019

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  • From Buju to Bach - JYC celebrates 10 years
  • As a 22-year-old college student, Greg Simms had a dream – he wanted his own choir, filled with friends. Ten years later, he is now referred as principal director and artistic curator of the Jamaica Youth Chorale. This spring, the choir will...
  • Published On : Thu, 18 Apr 2019

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  • Can Buju Banton perform in the US again?
  • Can Buju Banton, Jamaica’s Grammy-winning reggae icon, return to the United Sates to perform again? Can he, once again, electrify stages at concert venues in the land that locked him away behind bars for seven years on drug charges, almost...
  • Published On : Wed, 17 Apr 2019

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  • Two decades later, Beenie Man and Mya return
  • It was the simmering dancehall hit, Who Am I (Sim Simma), that introduced dancehall sensation Anthony Moses Davis, or as many would know him, Beenie Man, to the world. Recorded and released in 1997, the playful confidence of the deejay is showcased...
  • Published On : Wed, 17 Apr 2019

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  • Drum Fest 2019 – A smashing display of beats
  • Joy and disappointment are always present at any competition, and Sunday’s staging of Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s (JCDC) Drum Fest 2019 was no different. Even as the Louise Bennett Gardens Theatre on Hope Road reverberated to the...
  • Published On : Wed, 17 Apr 2019

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