Arts & Culture

Mushroom blooms at CFW

Mushroom designers Brigid and Jason Lawson accept the CFW Master Designer Award from Pulse’s executive Romae GordonKenyon Hemans

BRIGID Lawson, whose Mushroom swimwear has graced the bodies of Jamaican and Caribbbean beachgoers for many years, was honoured with the Master Designer Award at Caribbean Fashion Week on Saturday. The event was held at Villa Ronai in St Andrew. Pulse CEO, Kingsley Cooper, hailed Lawson as an expe ... Read More

L’Antoinette Stines (Photo: Bryan Cummings)                                L’Antoinette’s Dream
Dr L’Antoinette Stines is known for her ‘road less travelled’ approach. And, her c ... Read More

The 10 finalists in this year’s Jamaica Festival Song Competition.Michael Steffen Festival finalists hit the road
THE 10 finalists in the Jamaica Festival Song Competition are currently on an islandwide roadshow wh ... Read More

Choreographer Oneil Pryce diagnosed with cancer Pryce-less Movements
Jamaica’s premier dance companies are pooling their strengths on Thursday, June 2, to stage a ... Read More

Miss St Catherine crowned

Saturday, May 28, 2016    

Godiva Golding

Godiva Golding, a Brown’s Town Community College graduate, is the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission ‘s St Catherine Festival Queen. The 24-year-old, currently pursuing a degree in business management at the University of the West Indies (UWI), was crowned last Sunday at the Spanish Town Primary School’s auditorium. Chadale Smith was runner-up while third place went to UWI law student, Chenee Russell. “It’s quite exciting, can’t really describe how I a ... Read More

11 vie for Miss St Catherine crown

Monday, May 09, 2016    

Councillor Norman Scott, Mayor of Spanish Town, is flanked by contestants in this year’s title of Miss Catherine Festival Queen. The occasion was held at the Rodney Memorial in the old capital recently.

ELEVEN contestants are vying to be crowned the 2016 Miss St Catherine Festival Queen. The sashing ceremony, under the patronage of Mayor Norman Scott, was held at the Rodney Memorial in Spanish Town last Sunday. The aspirants, whose ages range from 18 to 24, are: Dadrianne Segree, Marshallee Morgridge, Chadale Smith, Joylene Alexander, Ravenne Reid, Jhenelle McIntosh, Godiva Golding, Shanice Phillips, Jahmeila Reid, Chenee Russell, and Rushell Bowen. Speaking under the theme ‘Jamaican ... Read More

Guilt Trip on Canadian run

Sunday, May 08, 2016    

Ruth Ho Shing and Oliver Samuels in a scene from the play Guilt Trip.

Guilt Trip, Basil Dawkins’ hit play about domestic turmoil, continues its Canadian run this evening at The Metropolitan, in Toronto. Starring Oliver Samuels and Ruth HoShing, the production opened Friday at Chinguacousy Secondary School in Brampton, Ontario. This is the latest overseas run for Dawkins, who first toured in 1986 with the comedy Champagne & Sky Juice, starring Charles Hyatt and Leonie Forbes. “It is very important to play overseas. We take it very seriously. Firs ... Read More



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