Arts & Culture

Aunty Roachy Festival returns

Ricky Rowe (left) and Tony Hendriks stars in the play Samson
and Di Liar.

FREE literary festival, Aunty Roachy Festival, returns to the Independence Village at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre in St Andrew, today. The event, which will cover a range of poetry, prose and drama writings, is scheduled for 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Stephen Davidson, director of marketing a ... Read More

“FREEDOM FE WHO?” Even in hard times, survivors of
slavery could “tek bad sinting mek laugh”. Freedom Fe Who? kicks off today
THE Little Theatre Movement's (LTM) continues its tradition this year with Freedom Fe Who? which wi ... Read More

The energy god Elephant Man is expected to take to
the stage at Boom Badda Dan: The Ultimate
Dancehall Dance Crew Clash set for the National
Stadium Basketball Court tomorrow. BOOM dance-off to excite
COME tomorrow, the National Stadium's basketball court is expected to come alive with the staging of ... Read More

Sanneta Myrie doing her peice which she said was a
tribute to Jamaica’s history and culture. Sanneta Myrie wins MJW talent competition
CONTESTANT Sanneta Myrie emerged winner of the Miss Jamaica World (MJW) Panasonic Talent Fast Track ... Read More

Dancing with Style

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July 17, 2015    

(L-R) Latonya Style, head of
Dance Jamaica
with fellow
dancer Maggi
Bono of Germany. Stacia Fya is also part of the Dance
Jamaica family. Dancer
Kimiko

TAKING Jamaican culture to the world. That is what dancer Latonya Style and her team at Dance Jamaica have been doing since 2006. A former member of the Ashe creative dance troupe, she is one of the country's in-demand teachers of Jamaican popular culture through dance. "It first started out as a means of documenting and publicising the work of dancers here. I was really acting in an administrative way, using the Internet and social media such as MySpace and YouTube to get the word out about ... Read More



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