Entertainment

Turner big date with GATFFEST

After eight days of community film nights, workshops and screenings across Kingston and Montego Bay, GATFFEST culminated Saturday night with its award ceremony at the Faculty of Medical Sciences and Teaching Complex at t he University... Read More

Ashe continues year-long celebration
Ashe's year-long celebrations are on track, according to Executive Director Conroy Wilson. The performance group is celebrating its silver jubilee through monthly events and 25 free islandwide performances .... Read More

Chevelle set for Gosplash
GOSPEL singer Chevelle Franklyn is part of the line-up for Gosplash scheduled for the Liguanea Golf Academy in New Kingston, St Andrew, on August 1.... Read More

Germany's DeeBuzz wins Euro Rumble
DeeBuzz from Germany won the Euro Rumble sound system clash on Saturday at the U Club in Wuppertal, Germany. ... Read More

Unruly Popcaan

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto and Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 25 2018    

BAHAMIAN promoter Damien Thomas is suing Popcaan and his Unruly management for losses incurred from the artiste's no-show at a concert in Abaco Islands recently. He is also blasting the singjay for unprofessionalism. Read More

Sweet and Dandy

Sunday, June, 24 2018    

Toots Hibbert has inked a management deal with Primary Wave Entertainment, one of the leading companies of its kind in the United States.Its objective is to lift the reggae legend's profile even higher. Read More

Diamonds plan for golden year

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, June, 24 2018    

The Mighty Diamonds plan to start recording their first album of fresh songs in over a decade this year. It will be released in 2019 when the acclaimed vocal group celebrates its 50th anniversary. Read More

Alive and fighting

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter | Sunday, June, 24 2018    

The suicides of American designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain struck a chord with Jamaican Tameka Coley. A former lifestyle writer for the Jamaica Observer , Coley has been diagnosed with bipolar... Read More

C'bean American actress Cicely Tyson inducted into 'Wall of Fame'

Sunday, June, 24 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — Caribbean American actress Cicely L Tyson has been inducted into the Wall of Fame of the Washington, DC-based Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS), as Caribbean Americans celebrate National Caribbean American Heritage Month. Read More

'Land' war!

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, June, 24 2018    

Winston Wallace, co-author of Land Of My Birth , the 1978 Jamaica Festival Song winning entry, is taking legal action against the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), organisers of the annual... Read More

Miss Universe Ja NE final next Saturday

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Saturday, June, 23 2018    

Singer and songwriter Tanya Stephens is the among the main attractions for the grand final of the Miss Universe Jamaica North East pageant, which is set for the lawns of Island Village in Ocho Rios next Saturday. Read More

Future Vybz turns it up

Saturday, June, 23 2018    

Five years ago budding deejay Future Vybz released his first song Summer Turn Up , a combination with dancehall veteran Cutty Ranks. Released digitally, it created enough of a buzz for his brother and mentor Dennis Francis to invest in... Read More

DJs schooled

BY HORACE HINES Observer reporter | Saturday, June, 23 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Twenty-six hotel staffers, disc jocks and entertainers graduated from the inaugural Capacity Building Training Programme for Disc Jockeys (DJs) in Hotels at a ceremony held at Iberostar Rose Hall Beach Resort in Montego Bay St James on... Read More

Kabaņas heads to Kingston

Saturday, June, 23 2018    

Tahiti Kabaņas is set to make its Kingston debut at the Sunken Gardens in Hope Gardens, St Andrew, tomorrow.The event is set to kick off at 4:00 pm. Read More

Birch adds Lemonade to summer

Saturday, June, 23 2018    

CHRISTOP HER Birch, principal of Birchill Records, is set to blaze the summer with his Lemonade Riddim. Read More



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