Your browser (Internet Explorer 7 or lower) is out of date. It has known security flaws and may not display all features of this and other websites. Learn how to update your browser.


Reggae legend Lee Scratch Perry to play The Factory, Petroc

ALONGSIDE Bob Marley, the name Lee Scratch Perry is synonymous with reggae, dub and any offshoot you can care to mention. On Tuesday, this legend will play The Factory, Petroc.

Perry is to reggae what Picasso was to art: inventing new forms or genres, breaking new ground and breaching new territories to bring the music of himself and his peers to a global audience. And now, at 77-years-old, his glittering career has lasted almost six decades. Read more

Jamaica Youth Minister adamant Permanent Secretary must go on account of allegations

(Jamaica Gleaner) Minister of Youth and Culture Lisa Hanna is not backing down from her position that cultural expert Sydney Bartley cannot continue as the permanent secretary (PS) in her ministry.

Bartley has gone to court in an attempt to block efforts to force his early retirement after allegations of sexual misconduct were levelled against him, but Hanna is firm that he must go. Read more

‘Yardie’ play makes Hollywood rounds

Jamaican actress, writer, comedienne and TV host Sardia Robinson is making her mark on the Hollywood scene and inspiring women across the country with her one woman show, From a Yardie to a Yankee, a true story about her life, struggles, and journey to stardom.

“I am so thrilled to be able to tell my life story on stage because I am deeply passionate about encouraging other women to love themselves, make smart choices and fight back when life gets difficult,” says Robinson. Read more