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Behind The Scenes Of #16

Winner of the BAFTA Rising Star Award Eva
Green is styled for the Campari Calendar.

SO fab! Hollywood actress Eva Green is the star of the coveted 2015 Campari Calendar. Green, the French-born stunner, who won a legion of fans in the James Bond movie Casino Royale and who currently stars in the lead role of Vanessa Ives in the Showtime TV series Penny Dreadful, takes the lead in th ... Read More

From left: Clinton Brown — Victory March; Everald Brown — Mystical Sign; Osmond Watson — Secret of the Arawak VIDEO: Art's Spiritual Awakening in the Second City
Montego Bay is famously known as the Second City, a term that, though affectionately appended, carri ... Read More

SPOTTED! Spotted! — Horace Madison
Horace Madison Founding Principal/Managing Member, Madison Financial Group and Madison Strategic In ... Read More

Dr Kurdell Espinosa Cocktails With — Dr Kurdell Espinosa
Dr Kurdell Espinosa ADMITTEDLY, the multi-hyphenate Dr Kurdell Espinosa — medical director at ... Read More

My Kingston — Declan Eytan

Sunday, July 20, 2014    

Declan Eytan

Declan Eytan Italian Vogue Contributor This is your first trip to Caribbean Fashion Week. What were your impressions? Yes, it is. Kingston reminds me a lot of Suriname's capital Paramaribo, which is where my parents are from. I also noticed that people in Kingston love to ask, "Are you OK? Everything alright? You're good?", every 10 minutes. Give us your take on Caribbean Fashion Week after seeing dozens of collections over two nights. I really like how Jamaicans love to celebrate everyth ... Read More

Gardening — July 20

with BETTY ASHLEY | Sunday, July 20, 2014    

Dendrobiums

Dear Orchid Doc: I have grown endless numbers of Dendrobiums. I've noticed that some canes sprout by themselves, so I simply wait until they have established a good cluster of roots before pinching them off and planting them in their own pots. Because I have observed how they propagate themselves, I simply cut the canes that have done their time and lay them down on a pebbled area in my greenhouse. They do very well! I visit an enormous orchid farm frequently, and I notice that the Orchid Doc ... Read More

‘RING’ Leaders

Sunday, August 03, 2014    

(Back row, from left): Ring Di Alarm! collective assembled. (Back row, from left) Joel Burke, Nile Saulter, Storm Saulter, Kyle Chin,
Michael ‘Ras Tingle’ Tingling. (Front row, from left): Racquel Jones, Ricardo ‘Flames’ Orgill, Patasha McLean, Michelle Serieux and Chris
Hutchinson. (PHOTOS: MICHAEL GORDON)

Welcome the next wave of Jamaican independent film-making — the film short. Fitting their artistic and creative sensibilities into the medium of film shorts, six of The Rock's directors — collaborating under the New Caribbean Cinema banner — channelled their distinct storytelling perspectives into the film anthology, Ring Di Alarm! which will debut on Wednesday, August 13 at The Carib cinema for a one-night-only screening. We issued the call last Monday for a confab with dir ... Read More

‘Rock’-ing THE VOTE

Sunday, August 03, 2014    

Sandals royal plantation

Caught between The Rock and a comfy place, Travel + Leisure has released its annual reader determined list of the world's best 500 hotels, which, to our absolute pleasure, includes eight luxe Jamaican properties. The highly-respected travel mag spotlights favoured vacay spots ranging from Hanover's Round Hill Hotel and Villas, the getaway of choice back in February for current Vogue cover girl and Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o to the supermodel Kate Moss-approved Jamaica Inn in Ocho Rios. SO app ... Read More

Cocktails With — Laurie-Ann Chin

Sunday, August 03, 2014    

Laurie-Ann Chin

Laurie-Ann Chin The reigning Miss Jamaica World and founder of the paediatric cancer charity Girls Leading An Aesthetic Movement by Angels of Love, Laurie-Ann Chin, is having a midweek pause at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel, and as the public spotlight expands around the newly minted pageant queen, our radar and her cachet intersect over summer beverages and delightful company. What are you sipping? Blended fruit punch. What kind of day are you having? As with most of my days recently, I'm ... Read More

My Kingston — Alexandre DaCosta

Sunday, August 03, 2014    

Alexandre DaCosta

Alexandre DaCosta Head of Strings and Professor of Violin at Edith Cowan University YOA Orchestra of the Americas Violin Soloist What were your first impressions of Kingston? It was such an honour to be in my grandfather Frederic Da Costa's birthplace — it felt very special. What was your most memorable moment in Kingston? My concert with YOA Orchestra of the Americas at Emancipation Park was pure magic! I will always remember that place. What would you do if you were mayor of Kings ... Read More



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