Arts & Culture

Calling all dancers

Str8 Edge Classic Dancers, 2015 winners of JCDC World Reggae Dance Championships.

THE Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) is currently accepting entries for the World Reggae Dance Championships. The competition is open to dance groups comprising 3 to 6 persons, 18 years of age and older and residing in and outside of Jamaica. “Many dance groups across the is ... Read More

Best-selling writer Colin Channer (left) shares a moment with Justine Henzell and Kwame Dawes, his co-founders of the Calabash International Literary Festival, at its launch at Redbones Blues Cafe in St Andrew, on Tuesday night. Calabash comes to ‘Fruu-ish-aan’
IN an evening puntucated with poetry readings, the biennial Calabash International Literary Festival ... Read More

A scene from the play Amazing Grace. Easter run for Amazing Grace
A mazing Grace, the epic production inspired by the Passion Of The Christ, plays at the National Ind ... Read More

JaSAFA building bridges with art
THE recently relaunched Jamaica South Africa Friendship Association (JaSAFA) is set to host its inau ... Read More

Campion ready for UK

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter | Monday, March 07, 2016    

The three witches and title character Macbeth in a scene from the work staged by Campion College.

Campion College, winners of the inaugural Shakespeare School’s Drama Competition, are busily preparing to take up their prize trip to the United Kingdon later this month. The troupe of student actors and drama teacher Damion Radcliffe leave the island on March 25 for a series of performances in England as part of a plethora of activities in observance of the 400th anniversary of the death of playwright William Shakespeare. Campion won the local competition in September of last year with ... Read More



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