Teachers practise the drama they teach

Gleaner on September 18th, 2018 | File Under Entertainment News -

Teaching practiCe is part and parcel of the potential educator’s training process. However, while every teacher is in effect making a presentation every time they step into a classroom and face the students, teachers involved in drama finds…

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Protoje on Lauryn Hill’s tour

Gleaner on September 18th, 2018 | File Under Entertainment News -

Noted by many music insiders as on one of the greatest album of all time, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill has stood the test of time. Having kicked off its 20th anniversary tour in the United States in June, local reggae star Protoje finds himself…

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70-odd-year-old musicians still going strong

Gleaner on September 18th, 2018 | File Under Entertainment News -

After over 60 years in the music business, ska legends Stranger Cole and Derrick Morgan have remained very active and are enjoying the most successful period of their entire career.This is mind-boggling when one recalls the astronomical levels to…

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‘The Predator’ best enjoyed with little thought

Gleaner on September 17th, 2018 | File Under Entertainment News -

If you’ve not seen the original 1987 Predator, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger covered in mud and fighting an invisible space hunter, then you have missed out on one of the most invigorating, well shot and intelligent (by comparison) action films of…

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Dancing pains - Amanyea Stines recovering from surgery

Gleaner on September 17th, 2018 | File Under Entertainment News -

When a popular dancer’s social media goes a little quiet, it it likely that are tied up in airport lines or busy leading classes, with no time for photographs. But for Amanyea Stines, her silence was due to the most unfortunate reason for a career…

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Ja Music Conference runs November 15 - 18

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Entertainers and music industry professionals are set to gather in Kingston from November 15 - 18 for the 2018 Jamaica Music Conference (JMC). The conference, now in its sixth year, is slated to offer a series of enlightening and resourceful panel…

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Bass guitarists happy with Jah Jerry Inc. scholarships - Foundation also donates computers to Alpha Institute

Gleaner on September 17th, 2018 | File Under Entertainment News -

Salim Browne and Krysten Henry came to the bass guitar via different paths. Henry started out playing keyboards, like her mother, but tells The Gleaner: “I was always watching my father playing bass. I felt like I was playing the keyboard for…

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Compete with the big star

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Veteran producer, Gussie Clarke is urging entertainers who enter the various Jamaican talent competitions broadcast on free-to-air television to go out into the real world and try to rival the top artistes afterwards. “You no longer rising star, yu…

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Blunt made director hubby nervous

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John Krasinski was “very nervous” directing his wife Emily Blunt in A Quiet Place. The 38-year-old actor-and-filmmaker has admitted that he was most anxious about working with the 35-year-old star - with whom he has four year-old Hazel and two year-…

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Story of the Song | Shoulder moves part of ‘Drunk and Stagga’

Gleaner on September 16th, 2018 | File Under Entertainment News -

In 1985, deejay Jah Thomas did Shoulder Move, which encourages the listener to “get inna de groove an yu do shoulder move” as part of a full-body engagement with the music to which they were listening. The feet, the waistline (”to de bassline”) and…

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