JAMAICA GLEANER - ENTERTAINMENT

  1. No blame for music this time

    As the country's murder rate reaches gastronomical (yes, I meant gastronomical and not astronomical, as we are full to overflowing and totally fed up), I have waited for someone to get up and point the finger at the usual culprit, Jamaican popular...
  2. Cham at number seven with 'Lawless'

    Cham's Lawless set has made the Billboard Reggae Chart for the week ending July 1, 2017. It is at number seven, a place below Morgan Heritage's Avrakedabra, which has moves up two places from last week's number six slot.Cham's set features Get Drunk...
  3. For the Reckord | Terra Nova does jazz on Wednesdays

    Jazz lovers have a new space,Terra Nova Hotel’s Regency Bar & Lounge.  Last Wednesday saw the inaugural Jazz After Dark in the classy, comfortable room. The hotel's general manager Roderic Crawford, a band led by...
  4. GATFFEST goes open-air in August Town

    The 2017 GATFFEST Film Festival continued on Sunday in honour of the community which birthed the inaugural event. The August Town Benefit screening offered a kaleidoscopic summation of the wide-ranging content, offered throughout the festival's 10...
  5. Four shows in Met encore series

    The Met's 2017 Summer Encores, featuring select performances from the groundbreaking Live in HD series, will play in more than 300 cinemas across the United States, in addition to international theatres around the globe, including Jamaica.The Met:...
  6. Ashe to have busy summer

      The Ashe Company is gearing up for another busy summer. The performing arts group kick started its season of activities on Saturday with the official launch of its summer production, Rumpelstiltskin: The Musical. For the first time ever, the...
  7. Sound system event marks duo's 20th year

    Sound Fest Vibez in the Par on Saturday, July 30, in Roy Wilkins Park, Queens, New York, is being staged by Irish and Chin and Irie Jam Radio. The second annual event features the entertainment of 16 sounds, six guest artistes and three segments all...
  8. Jamaican Folk singers on Uplift Ja tour

    The Jamaican Folk Singers starts its most recent installation of its Uplift Jamaica all island tour this weekend - June 24 and 25 - with performances in Kingston. T tour involves the group touring Jamaica giving free concerts and other performances...
  9. Rihanna assists sad fan

    Rihanna has helped a fan overcome heartbreak.The 29-year-old singer received a direct message on Twitter from a fan asking how to get over a particularly upsetting break-up. The Work hitmaker took the time to respond, telling the fan their sadness "...
  10. More kids for Kanye

    Kanye West reportedly wants "five or six" children with Kim Kardashian West.The 36 year-old reality star was warned by doctors against falling pregnant again after giving birth to the couple's two children, four year-old daughter North, and 18 month...
  11. Spectacular art in motion - Deh Jah Dance Theatre's eighth concert holds eager eyes captive

    For approximately two hours, all eyes were glued to the stage at the Little Theatre on Tom Redcam Avenue.The focus of attention was the effective use of lighting, colourful costumes, spectacular set brought to life by dancers of diverse age groups....
  12. Romain Virgo thrills at Appleton Signature Nights

    Great vibe was in ample supply as the 'Love Doctor', Romain Virgo, proved his stardom, and then some, at Appleton Estate Signature Nights at Kaluga Kafe in Old Harbour.Virgo led patrons through his hour-long set as they rocked to the melodious notes...
  13. Dre Tosh joins Capleton and more on 'Digital Fashion' rhythm

    Andre 'Dre Tosh' McIntosh is set to release his second single entitled Don't You Worry, on iTunes and Spotify this Friday (June 23) along with Capleton's, You Body Good; Queen Ifrica's, Tell the People the Truth; Sizzla's, Live Inna Love; Frankie...
  14. Queen Ifrica, Alborosie and Addis Pablo for NY concert tonight... as Greensleeves Label celebrates 40th anniversary

      Tonight, VP Records and B.B. Kings Blues Club will present a night of international roots reggae and dub, celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the historic U.K., reggae label, Greensleeves Records. On Wednesday, June 21, ...
  15. US singer for Ja Music Camp

    Karen Benjamin, an experienced cabaret and opera singer from the United States, has been selected to be one of two special musical guests for this year's Jamaica Music Camp.After announcing that Tessanne Chin would return to teach the master class...
  16. Issa Trust Foundation to host inaugural 'For the Children' concert - Featuring Air Supply as main act

    The Issa Trust Foundation is excited to help make an impact on the youth of Jamaica by hosting the inaugural 'For the Children' benefit concert featuring world-famous group Air Supply, along with special guest Tessanne Chin.Set to take place on...
  17. Startime still standing strong

    The long-running Heineken Startime series of stage shows, now known as Startime, has built a reputation for itself that is unmatched anywhere in Jamaica's music business.It has the distinction of being the catalyst in the resurgence, worldwide, of...
  18. Met Opera summer encore coming soon

    The Met presents the 2017 Summer line-up of encore screenings featuring four popular Live in HD transmissions, beginning Sunday, July 9 exclusively at Palace Cineplex in the Sovereign Centre, Liguanea. Encore presentations offer another chance to...
  19. A Family Man | Striking the right balance between work and family life

    Gerard Butler stars as Dane Jensen, a Chicago-based headhunter who after many years of building his career is finally on his way to achieving his lifelong goal of taking over his work company.However, when his 10-year-old son becomes terminally ill...
  20. Transformers: The Last Knight | Rethink your heroes

    The Transformers leap into action once more as humans and Transformers are at war and Optimus Prime is gone. In order to save the future, the secrets of the past and the hidden history of Transformers on Earth must be discovered. The fate of the...