Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, April 10th, 2017
Fashion and music have long been close friends - with benefits. This spring, sportswear giant Adidas turned to reggae to find the new face and voice of its Spezial 2017 line in the form of reggae revival poster boy, Chronixx.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, February 5th, 2017
A beautifully serene rendition of ‘Evening Time’ brought the musical overture at the launch of the National Dance Theatre Company’s 55th anniversary celebrations to a close.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, January 15th, 2017
The word budō, is hardly known in Jamaica, but the Japanese martial arts to which it refers has fascinated Jamaicans for decades. The travelling exhibition The Spirit of Budō:
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, December 4th, 2016
As the National Gallery of Jamaica’s Last Sunday’s programme slowly and steadily ingrains itself into Jamaica’s artistic calendar, with each installment it is becoming the place and space to discover (possibly in that Christopher Columbus sense of the word) new
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, March 31st, 2016
An eloquent and talented lyricist, Tanya Stephens delivered an engaging and provoking talk as the penultimate speaker in the 2016 Reggae Talks series staged by the Department of Literatures in English at the UWI, Mona.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, November 11th, 2015
The lawns of Jamaica House are once again getting ready to erupt with the sound of music and the feeling of philanthropy with the return of the massive benefit concert Shaggy & Friends, under the theme I Dare. The concert is slated for Saturday, January 2, 2016.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Saturday, October 24th, 2015
Renowned producers, Lowell ‘Sly’ Dunbar and Robert ‘Robbie’ Shakespeare, dubbed the ‘riddim twins’ for their collaborative efforts inside the studio and on the stage, will join scholar and novelist Orlando Patterson as the recipients of and the 2015 gold Musgrave Medals.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
The rich diversity of the contemporary Jamaican dance scene was put on display at the fourth Arts in the Park event at Hope Gardens in Kingston on Sunday.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
The National Gallery of Jamaica are invoking Jamaica’s original name Xaymaca (land of wood and water) for new exhibition headed for National Gallery West, the NGJ’s outpost in Montego Bay.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, April 19th, 2015
The Institute of Jamaica is reintroducing its Saturday openings with a touch of colour.