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Braata Reaches for Big Things

Braata Folk Singers at the 5th Anniversary Gala

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.

Anjell Bryan is Miss Jamaica Festival Queen 2014

Miss Jamaica Festival Queen, Anjell Bryan Charlene Codner (l) & Honica Brown (r)

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.

Jamaica Festival 2014 Launched

Jamaica Festival 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.

Lights Off, Music On: Acoustic Concert for Earth Hour 2014 in Kingston

Lights of Kingston from the Blue Mountains

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.

Tessanne Chin is The Voice!

Tessanne Performs 'I Have Nothing'

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.

Fay Pickersgill's Jamaica's Fascinating Falmouth

Fay Pickersgill author of Jamaica's Fascinating Falmouth

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.

Dance Umbrella - Choreographing the Diversity of Jamaica’s Dance

'Sulkari' Performed by NDTC

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.

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