‘Us’ a Sophomore Success

By Damian Levy/Gleaner Writer Horror has had its fair share of creatures – creatures from black lagoons, wolfmen, and men in masks. Each one is iconic in its own right, but the best ones give us some insight into how we view the world and, in some cases, ourselves. The latter... ...read more

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The INDIGGO Conference exposure call

By Kimberley Small/Staff Reporter At the second instalment of the INDIGGO Conference, held on Saturday at the Courtleigh Auditorium, there was an ­influx of tertiary-level students at varying stages of study, as well as corporate professionals, all eager to get insight on ­turning... ...read more

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Album inspired by Trump tops Billboard Reggae Album Chart

By Yasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer What started out as a song dedicated to his wife after seeing her disappointment when Donald Trump won the United States (US) election in October 2016 has morphed into an entire album, and now, singer Aaron Nigel Smith is celebrating the project's... ...read more

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National Poetry Day sees growing support

By Stephanie Lyew - Gleaner Writer In recognition of National Poetry Day on March 21, the National Library of Jamaica (NLJ), in association with Poet Laureate Lorna Goodison, hosted the second cycle of its celebration and award ceremony for local poets at the Knutsford Court Hotel... ...read more

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Gemmar McFarlane directing his own path – Bipolar director not defined by his mental health

By Kimberley Small - Staff Reporter CEO of Gemagination Studios Gemmar McFarlane suffers from a touch of imposter syndrome because despite pre-conceived notions of film directors, the young film-maker readily admits that he is not very good at handling cameras. “I didn't go to film... ...read more

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Gleaner Editors' Forum | Countdown to KingstOOn Animation Festival 3

By Kimberley Small/Staff Writer Local animators and illustrators should ready their sketch pads, tablets and laptops – and gear up for next month's return of the KingstOOn Animation Festival. Created for the benefit of a fledgling animation industry, KingstOOn features workshops... ...read more

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Everything under one roof for YWCA – Charity dance show to improve performing arts facilities at school

By Stephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer A few months after last year's inaugural staging of Professionals in Concert, Rite Moves Entertainment embarked on yet another creative venture to prepare sponsors, students and staff of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) for the next... ...read more

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Chozenn’s ‘Bawl Out’ receives IRAWMA nod

By Yasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer Reggae gospel artiste Chozenn has said that his recent International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) nomination is simply a manifestation of the fruits of his labour and a confirmation of his mandate. On Wednesday morning, a jubilant Chozenn... ...read more

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Anthony B explores love and romance in new book

By Yasmine Peru/ - Senior Gleaner Writer Reggae artiste Anthony B is so excited about his latest project that he is doing somersaults. The fire-chanting Rastafarian singer has written a book, and it has nothing to do with Rasta, reggae, roots or weed. It's all about romance. In fact, this... ...read more

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Reggae Sumfest 2019 to support more females

By Shereita Grizzle/Staff Reporter More female artistes across the reggae and dancehall genres will be getting the chance to shine at a major music festival this year. Promoters of Reggae Sumfest have revealed that the 2019 line-up will include more female artistes as they believe... ...read more

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