Entertainment

Sumfest lives up to billing

BY SIMONE MORGANLINDO Observer staff reporter | Sunday, July, 23 2017    

ORGANISERS of Reggae Sumfest had promised a superb night of entertainment and, for the most part, the event lived up to the billing. Read More

Matterhorn wins Sumfest sound clash

Saturday, July, 22 2017    

won thSelector Tony Matterhorn won Reggae Sumfest's inaugural Heavyweight Sound Clash title at Pier One in Montego Bay, St James, on Thursday. Read More

Ginjah sticks to his Roots

Saturday, July, 22 2017    

Reggae singer Ginjah is looking forward to a warm reception to his latest album titled Roots . Read More

Aidonia gives back to students

Saturday, July, 22 2017    

Aidonia shared more than advice with a few students of the Maxfield Park Primary in Kingston recently. Read More

Digicel Play treats Game of Thrones fans

Saturday, July, 22 2017    

ABOUT 50 fans of the HBO series Game of Thrones were given the royal treatment with a big-screen, rooftop viewing of the series premiere at Digicel's downtown Kingston headquarters last Sunday. Read More

Black Uhuru: Waterhouse's finest

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Saturday, July, 22 2017    

This is the 40th in our daily entertainment series highlighting 55 Jamaicans who broke down barriers and helped put the country on the world stage. Each day one personality will be featured, culminating Independence Day, August 6.   Read More

NY Mayor De Blasio takes up Lisa's challenge

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Saturday, July, 22 2017    

With his city among the most diverse in the world, New York's Mayor Bill de Blasio should have tastes to match. Read More

Black River Escape Weekend in high gear

Saturday, July, 22 2017    

The inaugural staging of Black River Escape Weekend kicked off on Friday with the first of five cruises over three days from Hendrick's Wharf in that historic south-coast town. Read More

Black Rain whet musical appetites

Saturday, July, 22 2017    

IT was non-stop musical vibes that whetted the appetites of the mostly teenage crowd that turned out in large numbers at last Saturday night's staging of Black Rain, at D'Entrance on Constant Spring Road in St Andrew. Read More

Govana Lifestyle was a hit

Saturday, July, 22 2017    

It was a full house at the recent staging of Govana Lifestyle, the birthday bash for disc jockey Odane Murphy, more popularly known as Sunjock Murphy. Read More

Actor John Heard, the 'Home Alone' dad, dead at 72

Saturday, July, 22 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) – Actor John Heard, best known for playing the father in the hit 90s-era "Home Alone" films, has died, according to US media. He was 72. Read More

Schirmer's rhythm rules

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, July, 21 2017    

Aidonia has scored a big summer hit, Yeah Yeah Yeah produced by Emudio Records. It has taken the airwaves and dancehall by storm. Read More

Spiritual's time has come

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, July, 21 2017    

Singer Spiritual has dropped the video for his latest single Time Has Come . The song is featured on his album Awakening , which was produced by Oufah Music and released by New York-based VP... Read More

Sumfest's retro party was impressive

Friday, July, 21 2017    

Reggae Sumfest 2017 continued its impressive run of successful events with Wednesday's staging of Blitz Retro Block Party at Pier One in its week-long festival format now on in the resort city of Montego Bay. Read More

Grace jerk fest aims to thrill

Friday, July, 21 2017    

First held in 2011, the New York edition of the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival has emerged as a must-attend event in the Tri-State area. For Sunday's staging, the organisers have enlisted Barrington Levy, Morgan Heritage, Konshens, and soca queen Alison Hinds to lead the charge on the main... Read More



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