Entertainment

Actor comes of age

Saturday, October, 26 2019    

Veteran actor Michael “Stringbean” Nicholson thoroughly enjoys the role of mentor to a new generation of up-and-coming thespians. That's why he is using the opportunity to mentor young actors on the set of the new play, Young and the... Read More

Hard Wine to excite next Friday

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer Writer | Saturday, October, 26 2019    

The promoters of soca party Hard Wine anticipate that next Friday's staging will be the biggest ever. Read More

Campari Pop Style heads to St Thomas

Saturday, October, 26 2019    

The party series Campari Pop Style heads to St Thomas for the first time, and the organisers plan to transform Rudolph Elder Park into the site where a stylish will converge to party and flaunt their fashion. Read More

Ocho Rios gets 'Drenchhed'

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Saturday, October, 26 2019    

After seven years of hosting Drenchhed in Junction, St Elizabeth, promoter ZJ Nova is introducing the popular south coast event to Ocho Rios. Read More

Port Royal Seafood Festival 2019: Another successful staging

by Kevin Jackson Observer Writer | Saturday, October, 26 2019    

Event producer Jennifer 'Jenny Jenny' Small is in high spirits. She managed to pull off another successful staging of the Port Royal Seafood Festival. Read More

More instrumental reggae needed

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Saturday, October, 26 2019    

Once a cornerstone of Jamaican music, the instrumental has long given way to hardcore dancehall rhythms with multiple artistes. Drummer Sly Dunbar believes there is a place in contemporary reggae for non-vocal music. Read More

Double disc for Strictly the Best 60

Friday, October, 25 2019    

VP Records has announced the release of Strictly the Best Vol 60. The set includes current and breaking hits from some of the top artists in roots reggae and dancehall. Read More

Tarrus Riley and Agent Sasco for PAN finals

Friday, October, 25 2019    

The annual event where pan chicken cooks and vendors from across the island compete for bragging rights culminates this Sunday at Grizzly's Plantation Cove in Priory, St Ann. Entertainment has played an integral role in the offerings at PAN and this year is no... Read More

Laughter and message at Drama Fest

By Jason Tulloch Observer writer | Friday, October, 25 2019    

This weekend, the Phoenix Theatre in St Andrew will be the venue for Drama Fest. The event will see three productions by Freedom Ministry taking to the stage, aimed at providing comic relief, while at the same time sharing a message with the audience. Read More

Short Circuitz... yeah!

Friday, October, 25 2019    

Silver Sky Plaza, one of the favourite venues of today's party promoters, was abuzz again on Friday, October 11 as Sound Govament celebrated another year with the staging of Short Circuitz Bikini and Summer edition. Naturally, that was all the info the ladies needed to hit the plaza... Read More

Dancing into the future

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 25 2019    

For the first time in its 24-year history, Dance Theatre Xaymaca (DTX) conducted public auditions to glean a stronger cohort for its annual season of dance, which is set for the Little Theatre in St Andrew this Saturday and Sunday. This scouting for new talent has paid rich dividends, as... Read More

Chef Dylan Benoit ready for JFDF

Friday, October, 25 2019    

The Jamaica Food and Drink Festival (JFDF), kicks off this Saturday and for the next eight days offers foodies a full menu of events, seminars and intimate dinners throughout Kingston. Read More

Kashief Lindo returns to the mic

Friday, October, 25 2019    

US-based reggae crooner Kashief Lindo is generating a buzz with his latest single Baby I'm A Want You, produced by his father Willie for their Heavybeat Records in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Read More

Pinky Famous gets romantic

Friday, October, 25 2019    

DancehalL artiste Pinky Famous is showing off her sexy, sultry side on her new single Romantic. The song, which was produced by Nostrac Productions and Blackie Yaad Productions on the Cash App rhythm, was released three weeks ago. Read More

Local YouTuber making moves

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer Writer | Friday, October, 25 2019    

ACTOR and self-described YouTuber Kyng Taj has been making a name for himself, creating amusing skits and short films which he releases on social media. The 20-year-old believes his ability to keep viewers entertained makes him competitive in an increasingly popular... Read More



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