Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, March 3rd, 2017
The vibrant, energetic interpretations of Jamaican history, lifestyle, and culture, especially music, that went into the late Michael ‘Freestylee’ Thompson’s distinctive designs, now greets passengers arriving at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Ba
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, February 12th, 2017
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.
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 | Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
One of the important weapons in the arsenal of any DJ worth their salt is the fluent self-praise that he or she can ram dancehall and cork party.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, June 7th, 2015
For the past few years actor and playwright David Heron has been veering towards the classic on the stage, recently appearing in Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra, Coriolanus and Much Ado About Nothing.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, March 22nd, 2015
Reggae singer Chronixx one of the rebel poster bwoi for the Reggae revival, renaissance or revolution, depending on who is describing it, took over the lectern at the University of the West Indies, Mona.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
Iconic reggae singer Jimmy Cliff provided fans with an evening of music and musings to kick off the March Reggae Talks, coordinated by Professor Carolyn Cooper and hosted by the Department of Literatures in English at the University of the West Indies, Mona.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Saturday, February 21st, 2015
Almost 35 years since his passing and with the international spread of his influence, it isn’t surprising that Bob Marley has become the stuff of legend.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
The soulful reggae crooner Duane Stephenson provided a fantastic end to the evening, at the recently held Soul Sessions: The Heart of the Art, at Redbones the Blues Cafe in Kingston.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
The music producer is often heard but rarely seen. Prolific producer Mikey Bennett had the rare moment in the onstage spotlight as a part of the February installment of Soul Sessions.