Organisers, performers place faith in entertainment

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Music and dance are great tools of communication. Not surprisingly, at Saturday’s Jamaica Fun in the Son 2018, organisers Glory Music used them to reach the unsaved young people. Carlene Davis, one of the organisers of the popular event, believes “…

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Reggae Sumfest ticket giveaway

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Want to enjoy the likes of Damian Marley, Maxi Priest and Beres Hammond in concert? Answer the following question and win two tickets to Reggae Sumfest 2018’s Reggae Night on Saturday.QUESTION: Lady Saw was crowned the…

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From Tmrw.Tday to Freedom Park - Youth focus connects projects in Negril, Harbour View

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As the Tmrw.Tday Culture Festival settles in as an annual event on the Jamaican entertainment and lifestyle calendars, the event’s conceptualiser Kevin Bourke has developed more confidence in making his dreams reality. The Negril-based EDM, reggae…

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Thousands have Fun in the Son

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Jamaica Fun in the Son continued to be a magnet for believers and non-believers on Saturday at National Heroes Park, Kingston. The usual slow early support blossomed into a packed evening, fuelled by powerhouse performances from some of Jamaica’s…

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Rita Ora wants horror flick roles

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Rita Ora would “love” to star in a horror movie. The 27-year-old beauty, who has previously appeared in the 50 Shades franchise, has revealed she would jump at the chance to appear in more films, even though music remains her first priority.She…

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Demi helps roast ex-hubby Bruce

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Demi Moore cracked jokes about her marriage to Bruce Willis during his Comedy Central roast in Los Angeles last week. The 55-year-old actress and the 63-year-old actor, who have three daughters together, divorced in 2000 but have remained close…

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Series-extension style works on big screen

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Throughout Ant-Man And The Wasp, I couldn’t shake the overwhelming feeling of familiarity. Not just because this is the 20th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but because the film felt like something I had seen thousands of times before. It…

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2018 FIFA World Cup FINAL | France beats Croatia 4-2 to win second World Cup title

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MOSCOW (AP): France won their second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 today, in a match briefly interrupted by an on-field protest during the second half that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for. Teenage forward Kylian…

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IAAF World Under 20 | Anderson gets 100m hurdles silver in controversial finish

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World Under 18 champion Britany Anderson gave the country an early medal on the final day of competition at the IAAF World Under 20 Championships in Tampere, Finland, as she finished second for silver in a personal best 13.01 seconds. In what…

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The Music Diaries | Slim Smith- master of the falsetto

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Falsetto singers were an integral part of early Jamaican music. Some of the more popular exponents of that style of singing, along with their signature recordings, included Pat Kelly (You Don’t Care For Me), Derrick Harriott (Sugar Dandy), Ken…

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