JAMAICA GLEANER - ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

  1. Sean Hamilton - sowing seeds of creativity

    Sean Hamilton is not your average artist. He is a farmer, taxi driver and a man of the soil. Hamilton is creating art in harmony with nature and its elements."Basically, they call me the artist," he said in an interview with The Gleaner's Multimedia...
  2. Use social etiquette to build your career

    There are three categories of etiquette: social, business, and professional. In this article, I would like to focus on social etiquette. Many job interviews are nowadays conducted beyond the realms of the office space, in a social setting, and...
  3. Pointers to Publishing | Lessons from the lemonade stand

    Sales and marketing, over the years, have become so complicated that sometimes you lose the essence of why you are selling or marketing your products and services. The joy and passion seem to have gone, and all sales and marketing has become is a...
  4. University of the West Indies wins local round of investment competition

    A team of undergraduate students and aspiring financial analysts from the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus, secured its place in the regional level of the CFA Institute Research Challenge, following a victory over teams of...
  5. Focus on Principals | Venecia Grant Hartwell — Children inspire her

    Venecia Grant Hartwell, principal of Arthur's Seat Primary and Infant School leads an institution that has an interesting history. Arthur's Seat is a small rural district in Crofts Hill, north Clarendon.The school was started by the Anglican Church...
  6. Poems

    Speaking OutShots oftentimes compete with silenceAs peace oftentimes competes with violenceOver a thousand murders per yearA scary stat to read, write, or hear.Seriously, a country where confidenceIs merely lack of confidenceWhere proper defence is...
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  8. Students learn valuable lessons in recycling

    This was a classroom with a different take on it, books and copies gave way to old newspapers, plastic bottles, old directories, lentils, peanut shells, and the list went on.Grade-five-students at Priory Primary and Infant School in St Ann were...
  9. Maths Quiz Competition builds skills, team spirit

    St Thomas High School Mathematics Quiz Competition, held on February 25, saw the participation of four non-traditional high schools in St Thomas: Paul Bogle High, Robert Lightbourne High, St Thomas Technical High, Seaforth High, and Yallahs High.The...
  10. Journey of recurring themes

    Book: FaceAuthor: Albert R. Cumberbatch, PhDCritic: Dr Glenvile AshbyAlbert R. Cumberbatch is inundated with ideas. His mind is restless, disquieted by a rowdy, cantankerous, and paradoxical existence. It happens to thinkers the creative ones,...
  11. Virtual Educa Foundation headquarters inaugurated in Washington, DC

    Ambassador Dr Neil Parsan, newly elected president of the Board of Virtual Educa Foundation, together with Secretary General JosÈ MarÌa AntÛn and representatives from the World Bank, the United Nations, and members of the diplomatic corps were on...
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  13. Focus of Principals | Morlton Wilson - On a mission to help inner-city children

    Morlton Wilson, principal of August Town Primary School since September 1991, leads an institution in a community that has seen its fair share of social and economic challenges.Wilson says that he is driven by his love for children. He lives at the...
  14. Education Matters | Career Advancement Programme to introduce life skills in 20 schools

    The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information has partnered with the International Youth Foundation (IYF) and Youth Upliftment Through Employment (YUTE), with support from the British High Commission, to begin a pilot life skills training...
  15. Bunny Rose seeks to hit the crest

    In the garden of the performing arts there is a Rose called Bunny, and he is as nimble as that little, four-legged creature, but much more talented. He plays many musical instruments; sings different genre of songs in English, Spanish, German,...
  16. Book delving into China's involvement in the Caribbean to be launched tomorrow

    The book titled 'Dragon in the Caribbean: TheGlobal Re-Dimensioningof China. Opportunities and Challenges for the Caribbean', written by Ambassador Dr Richard L. Bernal, will be launched at the University of the West Indies (UWI) on Monday, March 20...
  17. Bintah the turtle on an edutainment adventure

    Ihenyen Ejodame is the writer behind the series of children's books that follow a fun-loving and adventurous turtle, Bintah.Since moving to Jamaica seven years ago, the Africa-born author has written three books in the Bintah series and is looking...
  18. Poems

         I GRIEVE I have heard the cry and I pain to know  My LOVE      Handed down is not found in the male I created I have...
  19. Jamaican youth advocate among 2017 Commonwealth Youth Awards finalists

    Jamaican attorney-at-law and youth advocate Michelle Thomas has been shortlisted for the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Awards.Thomas, who describes herself as a strong black woman and social engineer for community and national development, is a member of...
  20. Mathematics Expo launched at UWI Mona Campus