Curtains open on theatre season

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 24 2017    

The local theatre scene comes alive this season with a number of new productions taking to the boards in playhouses throughout the Corporate Area. Read More

Nyanda's on her way

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Sunday, December, 24 2017    

Former Brick and Lace member Nyanda is hoping her current Billboard-charting song On My Way will establish her as a solo artiste. The singer collaborates with French DJ/producer Richard Orlinski on the simmering house track which moves from 41 to 39 in its second week on the Billboard... Read More

NEWSMAKER - Davina Bennett

Sunday, December, 24 2017    

The Jamaica Observer's Entertainment Desk continues its daily year in review of people who made an impact during 2017.   Read More

'Real talk, Shaggy'

Sunday, December, 24 2017    

Jamaica Observer readers have voiced agreement with international recording artiste Shaggy's view that the election of Donald Trump to the US presidency has resulted in a re-emergence of racism in that country. Read More

I Atom looks at Minimum Wage

Saturday, December, 23 2017    

I ATOM is stirring up debate with her new single and video No Minimum Wage .According to her, the track urges working-class people to elevate themselves above the financial shackles created by a minimum wage. Read More

High energy expected at 11:59

Saturday, December, 23 2017    

Promoters of the annual New Year's Eve party 11:59 are promising patrons a high-energy experience. The event is scheduled for Sunday, December 31, at the St Lucia Car Park in New Kingston. Read More

2017 Entertainment Highlights: Passage - Gaza Maxwell

Saturday, December, 23 2017    

The Jamaica Observer's Entertainment Desk continues its daily year in review of people who made an impact during 2017.PASSAGE - GAZA MAXWELL Read More

Joy in the Bass, a success

Saturday, December, 23 2017    

Christmas Joy in the Bass 2017 was a great success. So said Major Richard Cooke, president of the Joy Town Community Development Foundation, host of the event, which was held on Thursday, December 21 at the Old Ambassador Theatre in Trench Town. Read More

Tarrus, friends spread cheer

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Saturday, December, 23 2017    

“IT'S good to see an artiste spreading positivity and making a difference. It's really a positive move,” said Gary Reid in reference to entertainer-cum-promoter Tarrus Riley on Thursday evening. Read More

Freddie Green sings for unity

Saturday, December, 23 2017    

FOR over 25 years, Nigerian musician Freddie Green has accompanied many acts from Africa on major events on that continent. In recent times, he has concentrated on establishing himself as an artiste. Read More

Mariah Carey back to Times Square New Year's after debacle

Saturday, December, 23 2017    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Mariah Carey must have made a New Year's resolution to ensure a better sound system. Read More

Versi gets Bounty on the Voice

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, December, 22 2017    

Versi is hoping to strike success with a collaboration The Voice , which features Bounty Killer. “I approached Killer and he delivered well on the track; respect to the 'General',” said Versi. Read More

Arrows, Emperor Faith clash again

Friday, December, 22 2017    

IT'S been 43 years since the Arrows International and Emperor Faith sound systems squared off at Student Union at The University of the West Indies' Mona campus. Tomorrow they renew rivalry at House of Saphire in the Constant Spring area of St Andrew. Read More

Strictly 2K celebrates 'Fashion Ova Style

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Friday, December, 22 2017    

THE year was 2004. Headbands, bell-bottom pants, and catchy slangs infiltrated dancehall sessions. One of those slangs was 'Fashion Ova Style'. The phrase coined by late dancer Gerald “Bogle” Levy is the theme for the third staging of Strictly 2K: Best of the 2000s. Read More

Aza Lineage making her mark

Friday, December, 22 2017    

If you had told Aza Lineage four years ago that she would be part of a chart-topping album, she probably would not have believed you. The roots reggae singer is one of several artistes featured on the album Havana Meets Kingston, which peaked at number 3 on the Billboard Reggae chart following... Read More


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