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Wilmer Wilson Creates A Window Into Two Cities

Wilmer Wilson IV

For some, a party flyer is nothing more than a bothersome nuisance cluttering windscreens as they vie for the attention of potential patrons. However, for Wilmer Wilson IV, they provide a window into a city.

'It's Just Commodified Sound' - Seretse Small on What Dancehall is Losing and Making Meaning With Music

Seretse Small talks 'Life and Music' at the Soul HQ in Stony Hill,

The cool night breeze settling over Stony Hill, Jamaica, carried with it word and music as guitarist, music entrepreneur and band manager Seretse Small riffed vocally and musically on life music and their intersections.

Imagination Unchained - Debut Novelist Roland Watson-Grant

Roland Watson- Grant, author of Sketcher (photograph by Marvin Bartley)

It isn’t very often that a Jamaican living and writing at home chooses to create a story that, at least on the surface, seems to have nothing to do with Jamaica.

Raising the 'Barre' And Pushing Boundaries - Neila Ebanks and Oneil Pryce

Neila Ebanks performing 'Becoming' choreographed by Oneil Pryce

Gallery 1 at the National Gallery of Jamaica was transformed into a dance space as the talents of Neila Ebanks and Oneil Pryce combined on the final day of Kingston on the Edge 2013 which had served up a diverse fare of the arts.  The two delivered the solo piece ‘Becoming’ choreographed by

Ezekel Alan on Writing, Jamaica, and Disposable People

One of the images author Ezekel Alan prefers to use as a 'picture' of himself

Ekezel Alan, author of Disposable People copped the 2013 Regional Award for the Commonwealth Writers Book Prize.

Debut Novelist Stephanie Saulter Talks Facts & Fiction

Stephanie Saulter author of Gemsigns at the Jamaican launch at Bookophilia

Stephanie Saulter’s debut novel Gemsigns isn’t a fairytale, but it’s journey from manuscript to novel seems like one.

Courtney John Sounds Off on Rootstronic and Musical Evolution

Courtney John

"I make music for people who love music," says Courtney John speaking to the small gathering at the SO((u))L HQ in Stony Hill. The musician had been invited to the SO((u))L to talk about his recently released Courtney John Project.

Barbara Jenkins - A Poui of a Writer

Barbara Jenkins

To speak to her, you would have no inkling that Barbara Jenkins is shaping up to be one of the Caribbean’s well-celebrated voices.

Seeking the Natural Light - Sabriya Simon

Sabriya Simon

For Sabriya Simon photography is a search for beauty, or rather the expression of it unfiltered by false lights and unmolested by relentless photoshopping.

Riding the Wave of the Reggae Revolution - Protoje

Protoje performing at Arts in the Park

With the release of his sophomore album The Eight Year Affair, Protoje has firmly cemented his space on the Reggae landscape.

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