Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, February 12th, 2017
As a part of its 2017 Reggae Month activities the Alpha Institute (formerly the Alpha Boys School) is staging an online silent auction that proffers up prizes that provide one of a kind items and “reggae experiences” that stretch from Jamaica to the UK.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, December 2nd, 2013
The Alpha Boys School successfully highlighted that rather than being just a part of Jamaica’s creative history, it has the potential to continue making contributions toward Jamaica’s creative economy by copping first place in the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship Caribbean’s Pitch to Rich comp
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
The Alpha Boys School is as an intrinsic part of Jamaica’s popular music tapestry with past students at the Kingston school have helped to shape the history of ska, rocksteady reggae and even dancehall.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, April 26th, 2013
The Alpha Boys School recently unveiled its new logo, designed by Michael Thompson. The striking image of a young male stridently playing the trombone emerged from the inaugural International Reggae Poster Competition, the brain child of Thompson and Maria Papaefstathiou.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, February 22nd, 2013
The Alpha Boys School will culminate its Reggae Month activities with a silent auction of seven limited edition posters from the World A Regge exhibition at Strawberry Hill, St. Andrew.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, January 14th, 2013
Veteran actor of the screen and stage Oliver Samuels delivered the inaugural Straight Talk at the Alpha Boys School, Kingston, last Friday morning (January 11). Samuels gave a short performance for the boys before launching into a motivational speech after which he fielded questions from s
Tanya Batson-Savage | Saturday, December 15th, 2012
The evening showers set on dampening Kingston's spirits had ended, but only a few turned out to Pulse8, formerly known as Studio 38, for the third installment of Groovalization.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, November 13th, 2012
A small piece of Reggae history was up for sale on Sunday morning, November 11, 2012, as the first 50 posters from the inaugural International Reggae Poster Competition, and its attendant exhibition World-a-Reggae, were auctioned off at the National Gallery of Jamaica (NGJ) in Kingston.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, October 5th, 2012
Kingston, Jamaica: When judging ended on the first International Reggae Poster Competition, Israeli freelance illustrator Alon Braier had copped the top prize with his Roots of Dub poster.