Arts & Culture

NDTC continues renewal

For the past 36 years, the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) has worked to make their Easter Sunday Morning of Movement and Music a calendar event. Read More

NDTC readies for Easter Sunday
The traditional Easter Sunday sunrise performance of the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC), in association with The Little Theatre Movement (LTM), returns to the Little Theatre next Sunday, April 16, starting at 6:00 am.... Read More

The tradition continues
Young painter Kai Watson has joined the ranks of his famous artistic family in painting portraits of Jamaican prime ministers to hang in the Cabinet Room of Jamaica House.... Read More

Ashe expands to Turks and Caicos
Local performing arts company Ashe, is set to launch a new performing arts and cultural group in the Turks and Caicos islands — a collaborative effort with the Ministry of Tourism, Environment, Culture and Heritage in that country. ... Read More

Positive Vibrations for Russia

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior writer johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, April, 3 2017   

Positive Vibrations, a poster submitted by visual artiste Julia Egorova from Russia, is this year’s winner of the fifth International Reggae Poster Contest (IRPC). Her prize includes a trip to Jamaica. Read More

For better theatre

Saturday, April, 1 2017   

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Jamaica Youth Theatre for Aberdeen fest

Wednesday, March, 29 2017   

JAMAICA Youth Theatre (JYT) is the local representative to this year’s staging of the Aberdeen International Youth Festival in Scotland, scheduled for July 28 to August 5. Read More

Tulloch in seventh heaven

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter | Tuesday, March, 28 2017   

David Tulloch’s Not My Child was the big winner at Monday’s Actor Boy Awards held at the Phoenix Theatre in St Andrew. Read More

Desmond Dennis’s double

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Sunday, March, 26 2017   

ACTOR Desmond Dennis admits he does not take disappointment very well. So going into tonight’s Actor Boy Awards with two nominations, he is keeping an open mind and has no expectations. Read More

One to watch: Shantol Jackson

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Saturday, March, 25 2017   

"When you go on a stage never act, become." Read More

Tea meeting theme for Actor Boy Awards

Saturday, March, 25 2017   

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Samuels makes his case

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, March, 21 2017   

COURTROOM drama is nothing new for veteran attorney Bert Samuels. But, bringing that intensity to the stage with a twist of Jamaican history was a whole different arena. Read More

Country Wedding serves a dose of culture

By Richard Johnson Observer senior writer johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, March, 18 2017   

Jamaica’s rich cultural history has long been fodder for creative forms of expression. However, in recent times the practices of old have made way for the modern. It is therefore refreshing when something from the past turns up on local stages. Read More

Bodies in motion

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 12 2017   

Watching a performance by New York-based Complexions Contemporary Ballet highlights the infinite capacity of the body to create shapes, lines and tell stories through dance. Read More

My Dream

By Sade Gardner Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 12 2017   

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