MJW back at Spartan

THE franchise to stage the Miss Jamaica World (MJW) beauty pageant has returned to St Andrew-based Spartan Health Club. This organisation, headed by Mickey Haughton-James, had relinquished the rights to the local contest in 2013, after nearly 40 years. Read More

24-y-o teacher Miss Portland Festival Queen 2017

Monday, May, 22 2017    

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Greensleeves to mark milestone

Sunday, May, 21 2017    

Greensleeves Records, which marks its 40th anniversary this year, stages a commemorative concert on June 21 at the BB King venue in Times Square, New York.A statement from VP Records, which owns the legendary British company, said Alborosie,... Read More

Mayoral eye on The Ward

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter | Sunday, May, 21 2017    

LIFE is being breathed into The Ward theatre which sits in the heart of downtown Kingston. It has been idle for close to a decade.If mayor of Kingston Delroy Williams has his way, the century plus-old theatre will be operational by the end of... Read More

'Government partnership needed'

By Simone Morgan-Lindo Observer reporter | Sunday, May, 21 2017    

REGGAE singer Ras Denroy Morgan is imploring the Jamaican Government to be more supportive of our indigenous music.Speaking with the Jamaica Observer, the musician said without the input from the Government and other major... Read More

Guardian Angel continues to soar

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Sunday, May, 21 2017    

Production-wise, 2007 was a big year for Arif Cooper. He had the year's biggest rhythm with Guardian Angel, which drove a string of hits such as Vybz Kartel's Missing You and Over And Over by Tami Chynn.It opened doors for Cooper, who has been a... Read More

Stephens dedicates

Saturday, May, 20 2017    

Singer Richie Stephens received an American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Pop Award at that company's 34th annual show held at The Wiltern in Hollywood, California, Thursday night.The 50-year-old Stephens... Read More

VODA all-white tonight

Saturday, May, 20 2017    

THE all-white party, 'VODA (Vibes on Di Acres) even Louder' is slated for the Branlue Warehouse, behind the Portmore Town Centre in St Catherine, tonight. Admission is free.Initially scheduled for last weekend, the event was rescheduled due to... Read More

Frankie Paul is dead

By Balford Henry Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, May, 20 2017    

SINGER Frankie Paul died at the University Hospital of the West Indies in St Andrew on Thursday night. He was 51.His sister, Trisha Clarke, confirmed his death.“He died of kidney complications. He was receiving... Read More

I-Octane delivers

Saturday, May, 20 2017    

Appleton Estate Signature Nights continued with a thrilling performance from I-Octane at Kingston's M10 Bar and Grill recently. The second instalment of the series took place against the backdrop of a live reggae band, melodious notes, and a surprise guest... Read More

DiMario & Friends at JC on Monday

Saturday, May, 20 2017    

THE Best of DiMario & Friends is scheduled for the Karl Hendrickson Auditorium at Jamaica College in St Andrew on Monday.Gates are set to open at 6:00 pm and showtime is 8:00 pm.“This is going to be a one of a... Read More

All roads lead to 'Roll Out' tonight

Saturday, May, 20 2017    

Dons and Divas Roll Out is scheduled for Speego's Place, s ix m iles, off the Mandela Highway, on the St Andrew/St Catherine border on tonight.The event is... Read More




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