The surprises keep coming in 'The Perfect Liar'

The great thing about being an artist, Max tells his students, is that you can imagine things into being. But only he knows the extremes to which he has taken that.After fleeing a miserable childhood, Max spent his teenage years living on the... ...read more

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Hall, Lewis, Layne, Stenberg named Essence honourees

NEW YORK (AP):Essence has named four actresses as its annual 'Black Women in Hollywood' honourees. They are Regina Hall and Amandla Stenberg, who both starred in The Hate U Give, Kiki Layne of If Beale Street Could Talk, and Jenifer Lewis of Black-... ...read more

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'Backstage to the Future' – Rebel Salute job shadowing programme

By Kimberley Small/Gleaner Writer A two-year-old partnership between the upcoming Rebel Salute reggae music festival (January 18... ...read more

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Tami Williams now part of – Victoria's Secret Legacy

Saint International's Tami Williams has joined the celestial fold of Victoria's Secret (VS). The 19-year-old Jamaican modelling sensation debuted on the world-famous lingerie company's e-commerce platform last month, in a variety of looks that... ...read more

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Stephens intends to cast spell with Moonlight Magic

By Sade Gardner/Gleaner Writer Jamaican crooner Richie Stephens is no stranger to orchestrating events. After the release of his 2004 hit single Take Me Away he held the annual concert series bearing the same name, which proved a massive success for the entertainer. Come February... ...read more

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Loads of laughter for small audience – Inaugural Legacy show staged at Devon House

Comedy veterans Christopher 'Johnny' Daley and duo Ity and Fancy Cat were the highlights of the inaugural Legacy Comedy and Music Show. Organised by up and coming artiste, Kurt Legacy, the event may not have pulled the large crowd anticipated, but... ...read more

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Kareem Burrell honours Fatis with another album

By Kimberley Small/ Gleaner Writer "Mr Burrell", "Fatis" and "Fatis Burrell" are primarily how Kareem Burrell refers to his late father, who died in 2011. Considered one of the most successful producers of Jamaica's digital musical age, Phillip 'Fatis' Burrell left behind an... ...read more

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Familiarity the downside of 'The Upside'

By Damian Levy/Gleaner Writer One of my favourite films of all time, is Scent of a Woman, about retired Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade, whose blindness leaves him dissatisfied with his life. With the help of a young aide, he embarks on a tour of life's pleasures before deciding... ...read more

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Double standards? – Women criticised for clashing

Professor Donna Hope has again highlighted the gender-bias in the entertainment industry even as she contends that the negative attitudes towards female artistes engaging in lyrical battles are of their own making. “There are different rules... ...read more

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No need for dancehall catfight – Female artistes call for sisterhood in 2019

By Stephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer If there was ever a theme to dominate the stage over the past year, it is female dancehall and reggae entertainers preaching the importance of banding together - whether by sharing the spotlight on stage or a public show of support for each other.... ...read more

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