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On A 'Mission'

The designers of Mission Catwalk Season 4.

Drama, dresses and diva tantrums are back for the fourth season of executive producer and host Keneea Linton-George's hit reality designer competition show, Mission Catwalk, subtitled this year -- 'The High Fashion Edition'. AW catches you up to speed with the 12 contestants looking to win it all ( ... Read More

The couple raised their
hands together in triumph
as they were introduced as
Mr and Mrs Tarik Wright
for the first time. Vows - The Wright Love Story
"Now I've got you in my space I won't let go of you Got you shackled in my embrace I'm latching o ... Read More

Malcolm Gladwell, award-winning journalist, speaker, writer and New York-Times bestselling
author, at the Talk of the Town at the Jamaica Pegasus in New Kingston, on
Monday night. (PHOTO: NAPHTALI JUNIOR) Spotted! - Malcolm Gladwell
THE British-born, Canadian-raised (of Jamaican-British parentage) Malcolm Gladwellwrites for The Ne ... Read More

Cocktails and dinner co-host LIME was repped
by CEO Garfield Sinclair (left); Head of Legal
and Regulatory, and Company Secretary
Rochelle Cameron; and Vice-President of Retail
Stephen Price (right). Flanking guest of honour
Malcolm Gladwell, the LIME execs welcome
SO to the Jamaica Pegasus-venued event. The Gladwell Engagement
From early Monday afternoon into late evening could aptly be engraved as positively stimulating. Th ... Read More

VIDEO: Let's Party!

Sunday, October 19, 2014    

Bankay’s Alana Williams-created
birthday cake was a nod to his
preferred drink — a bottle of
Singleton Trinity Single Malt
Whisky. (PHOTOS: LIONEL
ROOKWOOD)

Debonair charmer. Business mogul. Party-hearty promoter. Man about town. Many labels can be ascribed to Kamal Bankay, but last Thursday, the one most fitting was 'birthday celebrant' as the Dream Entertainment director-cum-DJ celebrated his 35th year of life with a rollicking do at Ribbiz Lounge, where he is one-third of a business partnership with Brian 'Ribbi' Chung and Don Creary. SO gives you party access. (PHOTOS: LIONEL ROOKWOOD) Read More

My Kingston - Jeremy Whittaker

Sunday, October 19, 2014    

Jeremy Whittaker

Congratulations on the release of your debut feature film Destiny. When did the idea for the movie originate? I knew I always wanted to make movies. I spent a long time investing in attaining the abilities and skills to make a movie. From 2006 I decided I wanted to make a Jamaican movie. The actual idea of Destiny was born in 2011. Was film-making always a professional end game for you? Yes. That is exactly where I saw myself. I think it's my gift to tell stories and to see things others don' ... Read More

Cocktails With - Sher Bridgeman

Sunday, October 19, 2014    

Sher Bridgeman

A broken ankle is not about to put the kibosh on Sher Bridgeman sliding on a pair of fab golden stilettos. Meeting us for Friday afternoon cocktails at the lounge at the Spanish Court Hotel, the assistant vice-president of business development at Guardian General Insurance Jamaica Limited doffs the sandals in favour of heels for her close-up moment with our lens. Style clearly matters. So, too, does maintaining solid customer-service ties with the brokers she serves. Bridgeman is fresh from me ... Read More

Australians cheer Flanagan's Booker Prize win

Sunday, October 19, 2014    

LONDON (AP) — Australian literature-lovers cheered last Wednesday after Richard Flanagan won the prestigious Booker Prize with a visceral story of wartime brutality and its aftermath - a novel the head of the judging team said was as powerful as a kick in the stomach. The country's government may be less pleased. Flanagan in a post-awards interview that Prime Minister Tony Abbott's environmental policies made him "ashamed to be Australian". Flanagan drew on his father's experiences as a ... Read More

Time for Him at Totally Male Club Spa Salon

Saturday, October 18, 2014    

Customer: Donovan Wignal, president of
MSME Alliance and CEO of Mairtrans
International Logistics.

It's Heroes' Weekend and we're dedicating this issue to the male heroes in our lives. Follow us to Totally Male Club Spa Salon, the experts on all barber and spa services for men. Who to See: Sandra Samuels-Reid Where: Totally Male Club Spa Salon Suite #2, 1 Brompton Road, Kingston 5 Tel. 1-876-946-2454 What to Get: Ingrown hair removal treatment, hot stone massage, haircut and shave. This Week's Pick... Totally Male Club Spa Salon Totally Male Club Spa Salon spokesperson, recording ar ... Read More

And... Action!

Saturday, October 18, 2014    

The lobby in the Carib 5 cinema was abuzz with guests and media out for Monday night's Destiny
premiere. (PHOTOS: LIONEL ROOKWOOD)

A potent mix of music stars, thespians, film-makers, sports personalities, and naturally, supportive friends and family was out for the premiere of director Jeremy Whittaker's debut feature film Destiny at the Carib 5 cinema on Monday evening. We're back on the red carpet with more highlights. (PHOTOS: LIONEL ROOKWOOD) Read More

A Soulful Wrap

Saturday, October 18, 2014    

The beautiful pool at
Seawind Beach Club.

The musical feast at Soul in the Sun Music Festival continued on Saturday night with delightful and energetic performances from Richie Stephens, Regina Belle, Peabo Bryson, Freddie Jackson and Jeffrey Osbourne. The silky, smooth deliveries had patrons inside the Rose Hall Aqueduct on their feet rocking to the hits of the '80s and '90s. The festival closed with a 'cooling down' beach party at the Seawind Beach Club on Sunday with DJs Turbo, Squeeze and 'The Captain' Collin Hines guiding the musi ... Read More

Vows - Sea of Love

Saturday, October 18, 2014    

The newly-weds stopped by the quirky photo station for a fun
snap.

Love doesn't ask why It speaks from the heart And never explains Don't you know that Love doesn't think twice It can come all at once Or whisper from a distance - Love Doesn't Ask Why by Céline Dion. Tiffani Samms and Daniel Sharpe grew up knowing each other as mere acquaintances, oblivious to the future they would share one day as husband and wife. Like any great love story, everything happened spontaneously and unfolded in due time, and now the lovebirds can happily declare they ... Read More

For Good Food, Great Taste & Good Health

Thursday, October 16, 2014    

Look out for these Badia
products and more on
your next grocery trip.
(PHOTOS: BRYAN CUMMINGS)

The less-than-auspicious start of Badia Spices in a non-descript store in Miami, by Cuban immigrants who mixed their herbs and spices by hand, has made way 30 years later to Badia Spices, an internationally acclaimed brand whose products are used by professional chefs and cooks worldwide. The announcement Monday evening at the acclaimed 689 (restaurant) by Brian Lumley that the brand has made its way back to the Caribbean to be exclusively distributed in Jamaica by World Brands Services Ltd, a ... Read More

VIDEO: The ‘House’ Wins

Thursday, October 16, 2014    

The House Wins

As good as ice cream gets at Kingston landmark Devon House, the historic property is far more than home to dairy-divine licks. Think beyond scoops of Bordeaux cherry, butter almond, Devon Stout or strawberry swirl, and the trip to the Waterloo Road address affords one a six-fold culinary exercise worth taking. There's the wine bar with fab side-order accompaniments at Bin 26, treats of chocolate decadence from Chocolate Dreams, Mediterranean fare at Kebab Café, pastry delights at Devon H ... Read More



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