Kara Kia | Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
With capes and trains as a recurring theme and a significant emphasis on African and Asian royalty, Saint International presented the works of 12 Caribbean designers at their annual Fashion Block, May 29, 2016, under the bright lights and buzz of New Kingston.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
This October will make 150 years since the blood-soaked Morant Bay Rebellion, which resulted in the slaughter of almost 800 black Jamaicans, of whom over 300 were executed.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, June 15th, 2015
Jamaica’s 2015 celebrations of independence and emancipation was recently launched at the Jamaica Pegasus last week, during which Jamaicans were encouraged to wear their patriatism with the launch of the festival fashions under the slogan “Bandana and denim, ketch di fashion riddim’.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, August 17th, 2014
“You know where Fleet Street is?” we call to the driver in the car sitting beside us at the stoplight. My friend and I are trying to make it down to the Plant Jamaica and Paint Jamaica projects down in South Side, Kingston.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, July 24th, 2014
The heat of the summer’s day was beginning to dissipate but the CPJ Market Place, one of the current hubs of Kingston’s trendy, was crackling with energy from the official launch of Caribbean Potluck: Modern Recipes from Our Family Kitchen by Michelle and Suzanne Rousseau .
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, July 20th, 2014
After running off with two of the sectional prizes, the petite Anjell Bryan, Miss Kingston and St. Andrew, sashayed home with the crown for Miss Jamaica Festival Queen 2014. The tiara for 1st Runner-up was snagged by Sharlene Codner (Miss St.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, June 9th, 2014
Preservation and recycling are not strange bedfellows and they are destined to come together again this summer under the mandate of Jamaica Festival 2014.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, March 23rd, 2014
Ayanna Dixon of ASD is one of the young Caribbean creative professionals trying to make the cut in the grueling world of fashion. Recently, Dixon treated herself to a different kind of gift for her birthday.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, December 15th, 2013
As the road snaked its way into the Blue Mountains and Kingston seemed to be literally falling away, or at least pieces of the mountain road had, I began to wonder if somehow I had missed EITS (Europe in the Summer) Cafe.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, November 18th, 2013
Over the past few years Kingston has become a city on the run, the 5k races leaving their footprints across the city scape.