Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, October 5th, 2012
Kingston, Jamaica: When judging ended on the first International Reggae Poster Competition, Israeli freelance illustrator Alon Braier had copped the top prize with his Roots of Dub poster.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
Music and visual art have long been kissing cousins, often sewing seeds of inspiration for each other. On Sunday morning, September 30, 2012, the National Gallery of Jamaica opened the exhibition World-A-Reggae, featuring the 100 best entries from the first International Reggae Poster Contest.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Saturday, September 22nd, 2012
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, September 9th, 2012
Kingston: Tessanne delivered an electrifying performance at Redbones the Blues Cafe, on Friday, September 6, 2012.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, August 13th, 2012
The Jamaica Music Museum opened its first major exhibition Equal Rights: Reggae and Social Change at its interim home at the Water Lane exhibition space, Institute of Jamaica, Downtown Kingston, on Sunday August 12, 2012.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, July 9th, 2012
The wind coming off the Caribbean sea gusted through the grounds, while the sea frothed and foamed on the beach below. Wicky Wacky, a quaint sea-side venue in Bull Bay, St. Andrew, which evokes words like irie and ital, is alive with the sounds of Reggae and dub.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, June 14th, 2012
It’s been approximately six years since Sean Paul released an album but last night, Wednesday night, June 13, 2012, Tomahawk Technique, the artist’s fifth studio, received its Jamaican launch at the Fiction Night Club, Kingston.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, May 28th, 2012
Academic discourse surrounding Reggae had started off the first night of Jubilation 50, the 2012 installment of the Calabash International Literary Festival, Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, May 25th, 2012
Reggae songstress Etana has released a new single, dubbed ‘Reggae’. The ballad, which compares love to the thrilling rhythms of Reggae music will be featured on the next installment of the popular compilation series, Strictly The Best, set to be released in June of 2012.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, April 20th, 2012
Bob Marley is one of the most influential and intriguing figures of the 20th century. So, the making of a documentary about Bob Marley’s life is therefore a highly anticipated event, especially when that premiere takes place in Kingston.