Entertainment

Sly and Robbie: The Riddim Twins

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, July, 19 2017    

This is the 37th 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

Big boost for Ochi Seafood Fest

Wednesday, July, 19 2017    

Organisers of the annual Ocho Rios Seafood Festival and Family Fun Day have been given a major boost with Jamaica Public Service (JPS) coming on board.The event is scheduled for Turtle River Park on Emancipation Day, Tuesday, August 1. Read More

Dance-off on Aug 4

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Wednesday, July, 19 2017    

All is set for the finals of the World Reggae Dance Championship, Jamaica's premier international dancehall and reggae dance competition, which will climax at the National Arena in St Andrew on August 4. Read More

After 12: Wata Invasion

Wednesday, July, 19 2017    

Miss Val's Lawn, Barbican Road, was soaked on July 1. The summer's heat was intense, but party promoters Cory 'Invasion Boss' and Boss Lady had the solution. Wata Invasion! Read More

King Jammy ushers in the digital age

BY SIMONE MORGAN Observer reporter | Tuesday, July, 18 2017    

This is the 36th 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

Reid takes on Frenemy

Tuesday, July, 18 2017    

ALL it takes is a minute with actress Audrey Reid to have you doubling over with laughter. She has been winning over theatre-goers with her many roles since her debut in the early 1990s. Read More

Artistes urged to get house in order

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Tuesday, July, 18 2017    

FOUNDER of Tribute To The Greats, Kingsley Goodison, says artistes must get their house in order to prevent the indignity of living, or dying, impoverished. Read More

Farewell, Dear Comrade

Tuesday, July, 18 2017    

At the ‘To Lead Is To Serve’ dinner, organised by the PNP Women’s Movement at the Spanish Court Hotel, The Worthington, to fête former People’s National Party leader & President Emeritus Portia Simpson Miller — the island’s first and only female... Read More

Slow march for Chronology

Tuesday, July, 18 2017    

For the second time in his career, Chronixx sits atop the Billboard Reggae Album chart. his much-anticipated debut album Chronology debuts at number one this week. Read More

Kibaki upbeat about career

Tuesday, July, 18 2017    

Kibaki is overjoyed about the response to his latest single, Mama on the Sweet Music label. Read More

Soca, dancehall mingle at Mas Camp

Monday, July, 17 2017    

THE summer party season got off to an unofficial start with Rum Bar Bacchanal & Dancehall at Mas Camp in St Andrew, last Saturday. Read More

Sumfest boosts MoBay

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Monday, July, 17 2017    

A whopping US$5 million is estimated to be in circulation in Montego Bay by the time Reggae Sumfest, the week-long music festival, climaxes this weekend.That's the view of head of the event, Josef Bogdanovich. Read More

Lee 'Scratch' Perry: The magician

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Monday, July, 17 2017    

This is the 35th 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

Marion Hall continues Ministry

Monday, July, 17 2017    

GOSPEL singer Minister Marion Hall, formerly Lady Saw, said she is continuing to spread Christ's message with her latest video I Had Jesus.Shot on location in Jamaica, the project was directed by Ariff and Davine Butler. Read More

Marcia elated at Key to City thought

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, July, 17 2017    

MARCIA Griffiths said she is pleased to be considered a recipient of the Key to the City of Kingston.The decision was made at a Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Council (KSAMC) meeting in downtown Kingston last month. Read More



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