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Ten Steps For Constructing Happiness by Jasmine Thomas-Girvan

Jasmine Thomas-Girvan's guide to balance between life and art

Sculptor and jeweller Jasmine Thomas-Girvan delivered the address to open the 2017 final year show for the School of the Visual Arts at the Edna Manley College of Visual and Performing Arts.

Edna Manley College Celebrates 40 and Calls for Greater Support of the Arts

Ibo Cooper, School of Music plays compere at Edna Manley 40th celebration launch

Dennis Scott’s Dog provided a dramatic official start to The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts' 40th anniversary celebrations in the student theatre named after the iconic playwright.

Dancehall Highlights Social Strife in Dennis Scott's Dog

Trevor Nairne uses Dancehall as a lens to explore Dennis Scott's Dog

Trevor Nairne’s dancehallesque adaptation of Dennis Scott’s fantastic fable Dog is rife with sweet possibilities.

Edna Manley SVA Exhibition 2015 - From the Artful to the Ordinary

Designs by 2015 Final Year Students at Edna Manley School of Visual Art

The Edna Manley School of the Visual Arts recently graduated its largest, if not its most striking, cohort in a decade. The exhibition curated from the students’ final art projects opened on Saturday, June 6, 2015 and features the work of 55 artists.

Hamlet to Tread the Boards of the Little Theatre

Globe to Globe Hamlet: 205 countries in 2 years

The British conquered much of the globe armed with the bullet, the Bible and the Bard and to honour Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, Shakespeare’s Globe is taking Hamlet on the road to not merely show that all the world’s a stage, but to actually touch all of them, or at least one in eve

SVA Final Year Exhibition 2014

Natali Daley's Creed

As I made my way through the Final Year exhibition of the School of the Visual Arts at the Edna Manley College, I was feeling a growing sense of disappointment. Last year’s had been exciting and seemed rife with vibrant emerging artists expressing new ideas.

SVA Unveils Diverse Works in Final Year Exhibition 2013

New Jamaica questions through music and street art

At the opening of the 2012 National Biennial at the National Gallery of Jamaica, Veerle Poupeye pointed to the breadth of strong entries from young artists, many of whom were recent graduates of the School of Visual Arts, Edna Manley College.

Ruined Dubbed Best Production of 2012

(Photo courtesy of Michael Daley) Eugene Williams and Ris Anne Martin

Lyn Nottage's drama Ruined sashayed away with the top award of the 2012 Actor Boy Awards earning the statuette for Best Production.

Edna Manley Dance Gets Exposed!

UpRouted

“Exposure opens the doors to many things both the good and the bad.” This is the opening line for the Physical Labrish: Exposed the faculty of School of Dance showcase. The show which marked the return of the Physical Labrish annual concerts was aptly named.

Binta Breeze Blows Through Poetry Society

Jean 'Binta' Breeze

July’s edition of the monthly fellowship of the Poetry Society of Jamaica, at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, was graced by actor, director, choreographer and one of dub-poetry’s innovators Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze.

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