Entertainment

Beres's Never Ending hunt for glory

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Thursday, October, 4 2018    

Beres Hammond and VP Records are hoping for greater success with Never Ending, his latest album, which is due for release on October 12. Read More

Live action returns to Keesing

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Wednesday, October, 3 2018    

A diverse audience welcomed the return of Keesing Live in Kingston last Saturday night after a two-year hiatus.Patron Donna Sanderson Kerr attended its last staging in October 2016 and said she had to return. Read More

Pan chicken pleasantries

Wednesday, October, 3 2018    

Hundreds of Jamaicans responded to CB Chicken's invitation to its Pan Chicken Regional Finals at Independence Park, Black River in St Elizabeth last Saturday. Of course, no such event is possible without Red Stripe and National Baking... Read More

Studio One on a Natural High

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer Writer | Wednesday, October, 3 2018    

Studio One's Natural High: The Bongo Man Collection makes big moves on the Billboard Reggae Album Chart this week. Firing from number 30 to six, the 19-track set has to date sold just over 500... Read More

Peter strikes gold

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior writer | Wednesday, October, 3 2018    

Musician/arranger Peter Ashbourne and Poet Laureate (2014 to 2017) Professor Mervyn Morris lead the list of recipients for the Musgrave Medals, awarded by the Institute of Jamaica. Both will receive the gold medal. Read More

Monty takes stroll down memory lane

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Tuesday, October, 2 2018    

Famed pianist Monty Alexander is one of the star attractions for the month-long Macao International Music Festival which started on September 28. Alexander performs on October 12 and 13 under the banner, A Life In Jazz. Read More

Kingston celebrates Oktoberfest on Oct 5

Tuesday, October, 2 2018    

Jamaica's renowned version of the Bavarian/German Oktoberfest will be held on Friday, October 5, at the Alhambra Inn in Kingston. The occasion will bring the curtains down on The Jamaican German Society's (JGS) Germany Week 2018, which began... Read More

A PAN-tastic affair in 'St Bess'

Tuesday, October, 2 2018    

WAYNE Marshall, Shane O, Teejay and gospel artiste Rondell Positive led the entertainment package at last Saturday's staging of PAN 2018 Regional 2 at Independence Park in Black River, St Elizabeth. Read More

Promoter killed in Anchovy

Tuesday, October, 2 2018    

POPULAR Montego Bay dancer-cum-promoter Judith Warren was shot and killed by gunmen in an area known as Niggah Ground in Anchovy, St James, last Friday. Read More

Lucky in Jamaica

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, October, 2 2018    

October 18 marks the 11th year since the death of South African singer Lucky Dube. The Jamaica Observer reflects on his performances in Jamaica. Read More

Dalton advances in X Factor round

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Monday, October, 1 2018    

Dalton Harris has advanced from the arena audition rounds of The X Factor UK competition. The Jamaican singer expressed his contentment on social media recently. Read More

Staynn hopes dads do better

Monday, October, 1 2018    

Staynn believes that fatherless homes is the major contributor to decaying values and rising crime in the Jamaican society. Read More

All set for a Merritone Reunion

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 1 2018    

A full slate of activities is in store for this years' staging of the Merritone Family Reunion and Homecoming, set for October 6-16.The media launch was held at 2A Strathairn Avenue in St Andrew last Thursday. Read More

'Teach them Tosh'

Monday, October, 1 2018    

You teach the youth about Christopher ColombusAnd you said he was a very great manYou teach the youth about Marco PoloAnd you said he was a very great manYou teach the youth about the Pirate Hawkins Read More

Tuff Like Iron casts solid set

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, September, 30 2018    

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