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Roots, Rock, Auction: Online Silent Auction to Benefit Alpha Institute

Alpha offers up reggae experiences in Jamaica, New York and London

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.

Alpha Wear JA Makes Winning Pitch for Branson Centre of Caribbean Entrepreneurship

Alpha Wear JA

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

Alpha Boys School Launches Online Radio Station

Alpha Boys School Launches an online radio station

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.

Alpha Boys Launches New Logo & Shirts

Alpha Logo designed by Michael Thompson

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.

Reggae Poster Auction for Alpha Boys School at Strawberry Hill

Poster designed by Michael Thompson in tribute to Alpha Boys School

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.

Oliver Samuels Delivers 'Straight Talk' to Alpha Boys

Oliver Samuels

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

Sparrow Martin Plays the Blues

Sparrow Martin

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.

Reggae Posters Raise 1/2 Mill for Alpha Boys School

Roots of Dub poster by Alon Braier

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.

Dub from Israel to Jamrock - Alon Braier Winner of the International Reggae Poster Competition 2012

Alon Braier Winner of the First International Reggae Poster Competition

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.