Jordan de la Haye | Thursday, March 5th, 2015
What a time to be a Jamaican. Although the country might be failing in many areas, the creative industries are in their prime and have been brewing a cultural paradigm shift that could change the common perspective on Jamaican art.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, September 22nd, 2014
Although they have adopted the Jamaican word for a little something extra, Braata Productions appears to be bent on making a big impression on the Jamaican Diaspora landscape, particularly in New York (Queens) where they are housed.
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 | Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
On Saturday night of March 29, for one hour the earth will go dark. Rather than the tagline for a would-be post apocalyptic blockbuster, it is the hope of the organizers of Earth Hour, a global awareness campaign to ensure that the earth is saved from just such an apocalyptic future.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
In December 2001 Tessanne Chin opened for Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle at the Divas in Concert event in Kingston Jamaica, having earned the spot from a local talent competition.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
It was a book she hadn’t intended to write, yet at its birth Fay Pickersgill ushered Jamaica's Fascinating Falmouth into the world with much ado.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, April 8th, 2012
For four days in March over a dozen dance companies, studios, dance crews, high school dance troupes and independent dancers of Jamaica wove intricate patterns across the stage of the Phillip Sherlock Centre for the Performing Arts, University of the West Indies, Mona.