Arts & Culture

Take a bow

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 9 2018    

Come this Friday, theatre practitioner David Tulloch will make his 1,000th curtain call as an actor. Read More

Audley Butler remembered as genuine

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Tuesday, September, 4 2018    

There were fond memories and a few tears as the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) paid tribute to Audley Butler, one of its founding members, at a ceremony at its studios at the Little Theatre in St Andrew on Sunday. Read More

Misty Copeland, Complexions on pointe

By Sade Gardner Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 3 2018    

Balletomanes got to witness esteemed prima ballerina Misty Copeland and some of the more popular recitals from world-renowned dance troupe Complexions Contemporary Ballet at the Little Theatre in Kingston, on Saturday night. Read More

Ho Lung's Parables worth watching

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, August, 30 2018    

THERE were major changes to the annual theatrical production by Father Ho Lung and Friends. Father Richard Ho Lung, head of The Missionaries of the Poor, chose The Parables — highlighting well-known stories from the Bible. Read More

Calling all female dub poets

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, August, 27 2018    

Jean “Binta” Breeze is no alien to accolades. Read More

Taking art to the streets

Sunday, August, 26 2018    

Downtown Kingston is set to come alive today with Kingston Creative, a series of events designed to have the public experience art in the streets of the city. The event is set to bring together artists, artisans and designers of all backgrounds and lay the groundwork for the development... Read More

Dancers to get big boost

By Sade Gardner Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, August, 21 2018    

MORE than 200 dancers will benefit from free workshops conducted by the esteemed ensemble, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, from August 28 to 30. Read More

Ho Lung puts Parables on show

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 19 2018    

Parables, the latest production from Father Ho Lung and Friends, is not only expected to entertain but, to instil a sense of purpose. Read More

NDTC founding member dead

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Thursday, August, 16 2018    

Audley Butler, a founding member of the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC), is dead.He passed away in New York on Sunday where he had gone to attend his sister's funeral. Read More

Jamaican Folk Singers goes vintage

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

Vintage Folk is the theme of this year's concert season by the Jamaican Folk Singers which will run from September 7 to 9 at the Little Theatre in St Andrew. Read More

Ho Lung showcases Jamaica's music forms

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

Jamaica's diverse musical offerings will form the soundtrack of Parables, the latest production by Father Ho Lung and Friends, scheduled for the Little Theatre in St Andrew this weekend. Read More

NDTC moves into new age

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, August, 13 2018    

THE National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica (NDTC) is clearly a troupe in transition. Read More

Team Ultimate wins dance finals

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, August, 6 2018    

PERSEVERANCE paid off for members of Team Ultimate dance group who, after five previous attempts, took top honours at World Reggae Dance Championship held at the National Arena in St Andrew on Friday. Read More

Nazzle Man aims to be among classics

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, August, 6 2018    

This is the final of a 10-part series on the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission's (JCDC) Jamaica Festival Song Competition which started in 1966.  Read More

Copeland's Jamaica shows sold out

Sunday, August, 5 2018    

The two performances featuring American prima ballerina Misty Copeland set for the Little Theatre in St Andrew on August 31 and September 1 have already sold out. Read More



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