JAMAICA GLEANER - ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

  1. Logos Hope spreads messages of harmony and knowledge

    Hope - it is a very powerful word, for those who believe in it, live by it, and as it is said, it makes the world go around.Armed with a shipload of books, Logos Hope docked in Kingston. Along with it came a crew of 400 international volunteers,...
  2. The lingering ghost of yesteryear

    Book: The 1935 Riots in St Vincent: From Riots to Adult SuffrageAuthor: Adrian FraserCritic: Dr Glenville AshbySocieties, like every organism, go through periods of transition, for better or worse. It's the law and an inevitable dynamic. In his...
  3. CARIMAC to become a school

    A ceremony to mark the redesignation of CARIMAC as the Caribbean School of Media and Communication will take place on Thursday, June 22, 2017, starting at6 p.m. at UWI CARIMAC. University leaders, local and regional partners, former CARIMAC students...
  4. J'can heads to Denmark on Erasmus Mundus Scholarship

    Yohan Lee, a recent graduate of the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC) at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, has been selected for the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship. He is one of 15 students who were selected from an...
  5. Senior academician takes a jab at 'American Empire'

    Toronto, Canada:Cornel West says that in these times, there is a spiritual blackout which "is the relative eclipse of integrity, the relative eclipse of honesty, the relative eclipse of decency, the relative eclipse of courage".He said that in the '...
  6. Book charting history of Gibson Relays launched

    A full-length history of the Gibson Relays titled The Gibson Relays: History & Impact on Jamaica's Sports Culture and Social Development, which was commissioned by the Gibson-McCook Relays Organising Committee and covers 41 years of the event's history up to 2014...
  7. Transforming education through vocational training

    Vocational Education and Training (VET) has long been recognised in Jamaica as having a significant role to play in the creation of a highly skilled, productive, and competitive workforce. It is seen as the main vehicle through which the pervasive...
  8. This Week's Shutterbugs

  9. Glenmuir students get a taste of history in DC

    Life unfolds in many manifestations, it is full of joy, excitement, and sometimes it has pleasant surprises in store. Last month, a group of teachers and students from Glenmuir High School in Clarendon got a chance to retrace the steps of history in...
  10. National College for Educational Leadership - preparing principals for effective school leadership

    Changing demands and new imperatives have propelled school leadership as a policy priority for governments around the world. Increasingly, countries are seeking to align their education systems to the needs of the modern world, and so the...
  11. This Week's Shutterbugs

  12. Poems

    Cc:Love By the time you interrupted my existence, I was already so weak that I was ready Ready to fall into the first mirage Of a prince waiting to charm his way into an unfortified psycheBy the time your fingers brushed my lips,they were already in...
  13. University of Toronto celebrates diversity

    Toronto, Ontario:Close to 200 people, including 70 students, are expected to attend Canada's first-ever black graduation celebration at the University of Toronto (U of T) this month, which is being said to be an important moment for black students...
  14. Piktochart - infographics made easy

    It is concern raised by researchers and education policymakers and school practitioners, who tend to agree that we are a visually illiterate society.Visual literacy is defined by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) as "the...
  15. A CASE for agriculture

    There is a feeling that a career in agriculture is not glamorous, and one that the youngsters are not interested in, despite the fact that we need agriculture to stay alive.Agricultural science has never been a popular GCE/CSEC subject for high...
  16. Boys Day teaches key life lessons

    A group of 25 boys had their eyes transfixed to the television, some intrigued, and others curious, as the scenes from a documentary beamed a day in the life of primary schoolchildren in Japan.It was a morning out from school for these students of...
  17. How to be relevant in an interview

    In a competitive and challenging environment with so many people applying for jobs, it would be helpful to know what human resource departments and hiring managers look for in a potential employee and what are some of the do's and don't s.In an ever...
  18. A poet's romance with nature

    Title: At the Tick of TwilightAuthor: Orette. C. BurkeCritic: Dr Glenville AshbyAt The Tick of Twilight is a romantic monologue that celebrates femininity in its myriad forms. Nature in all her splendour replenishes, her plentitude is seemingly...
  19. JPS partners with Siemens to deliver engineering programme

    The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) is investing US$500,000 (J$65.1 million), to impart training to its engineering team through a collaborative effort between the JPS Learning and Development Institute and Siemens Power Technologies International (...
  20. Ardenne Alumni Association celebrates 35th anniversary in Toronto

    The Ardenne Alumni Association (AAA) Mother's Day Concert and Luncheon was organised on Sunday, May 14, at the Destiny Banquet Hall...