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Dub from Israel to Jamrock - Alon Braier Winner of the International Reggae Poster Competition 2012

Alon Braier Winner of the First International Reggae Poster Competition

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.

World a Reggae Exhibition: Exploring Reggae's Visual Vibrations

Roots of Reggae copped top prize in the Reggae Poster Competition

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.

Alaine and Friends 'Walk on Air' for Charity

Alaine sings for charity at 'Walking on Air' concert

Tessanne Electrifies at Redbones

Tessanne rocks out at Redbones the Blues Cafe

Kingston: Tessanne delivered an electrifying performance at Redbones the Blues Cafe, on Friday, September 6, 2012.

Equal Rights: Reggae and Social Change - Exploring Revolution though Cover Art

Members of the Blue Glaze Mento Band

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.

New Live Series Birthed at Wicky Wacky

One Drop Band performs at Wicky Wacky Routz

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.

Sean Paul drops his Tomahawk Technique at Fiction

Sean Paul at the launch of Tomahawk Technique at Fiction Nightclub

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.

Reggae Night Blazes - Raging Fyah and Nomaddz at Calabash 2012

Sheldon Shepherd of Nomaddz performing during Calabashment 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.

Etana Releases 'Reggae': The Single

Etana

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.

Marley: Good to the Last Beat

Marley movie poster

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.

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