Entertainment

Busy gets bad New York signal

THOUSANDS of music fans were left angry and disappointed after popular dancehall artiste Busy Signal was removed from the stage at the annual Groovin' In The Park at the Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York, on Sunday evening. Read More

Leonie Forbes: Theatre's first lady

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

This is the 15th in our daily 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

Duane Pressure drops video

Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

US-based, fast-rising deejay Duane Pressure has stirred up much controversy with the video of Turn Down The Lights . Read More

Cliff pleased with plans to rename road

Monday, June, 26 2017    

Reggae singer Jimmy Cliff is pleased that discussions are underway with a view to rename St James' most popular entertainment strip, Gloucester Avenue, to Jimmy Cliff Avenue. Read More

Air Supply does it for charity

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment | Monday, June, 26 2017    

AUSTRALIAN soft rock band Air Supply brought out throngs of fans to the Lily Pond Lawn at Couples Sans Souci resort in St Ann on Saturday evening. Read More

A toast to Alan

Monday, June, 26 2017    

Legendary broadcaster Alan Magnus was showered with accolades during a tribute concert at Jacob's Place Restaurant and Lounge at King's Plaza on Constant Spring Road, St Andrew, Tuesday evening. Read More

Mega Banton's journey continues

By Kevin J | Monday, June, 26 2017    

MUCH hasn't been heard from 1990s dancehall deejay Mega Banton in recent times. But fans should brace themselves, as he is getting ready to drop not one, but two albums. Read More

Shabba Ranks: the Grammy kid

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Monday, June, 26 2017    

This is the 14th in our daily 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

Danglin releases song of a Lifetime

Monday, June, 26 2017    

At the height of his career, singer Danglin toured the world with The Wailers, performing the message songs that made Bob Marley a hero for the oppressed. Read More

An affair art of the Art

Sunday, June, 25 2017    

Jamaica-born German artist Barbara Matthews Von Enger is currently preparing for her major upcoming exhibition at the Twin Gambh in Bad Homburg, Germany in October. Read More

Pitch perfect

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Sunday, June, 25 2017    

AT Sunday's Classics in June, a concert at the University Chapel, Mona campus, soprano Sashekia Brown debuted her rendition of Let The Bright Seraphim, and it was definitely not to be her last performance of this classic from the oratorio Samson by Handel. Read More

Classics in June hits right notes

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Sunday, June, 25 2017    

For the past 13 years, the Soroptimist Club in Kingston has staged Classics in June as a fundraiser to support its many projects and charities it supports. This year's event was held at the University Chapel on the Mona campus and was of the usual high standard audiences have come to... Read More



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