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  • The National Gallery at Forty

    The National Gallery of Jamaica is the oldest and largest public art museum in the English-speaking Caribbean and opened its doors, originally at historic Devon House, on November 14, 1974 and the Gallery will thus be celebrating its fortieth anniversary this year. Much has happened since the Gallery first opened and the fortieth anniversary provides […]

  • Last Sundays: July 27, 2014, featuring the Free Willies Band

    The National Gallery of Jamaica’s Last Sundays programme for July 2014 is scheduled for Sunday, July 27, from 11 am to 4 pm. The featured performance, scheduled to start at 2 pm, is by the acclaimed Free Willies band, with Omar Francis as the lead singer and guitarist. They will play from their repertoire of […]

  • Anything with Nothing: Anthony Brown

    Here is the tenth and final post on the recently concluded Anything with Nothing: Art from the Streets of Urban Jamaica exhibition, a feature on mural artist Anthony Brown. A self-taught artist from Hannah Town, Brown paints highly sympathetic full length memorial portraits and occasionally other community commissions. Most of his portraits have been painted […]

  • Anything with Nothing: Michael Robinson

      We continue our posts on the recently concluded Anything with Nothing: Art from the Streets of Urban Jamaica exhibition with a feature on Michael Robinson, another of the artists in that exhibition: Based in Denham Town Robinson is the only artist in the exhibition with some formal art training having spent a year at […]

  • Anything with Nothing: Andrew “D.I.” Thomas

    We have recently closed the Anything with Nothing: Art from the Streets of Urban Jamaica exhibitions but are continuing to archive the art and artists in the exhibition. Here is a feature on Andrew “D.I.” Thomas. Based in Waterhouse, Andrew Thomas, a.k.a. Designer Ice or D.I., is a self-taught airbrush artists. He paints memorial murals, […]

  • Anything with Nothing: Ricky Culture

    Ricky culture is another artist in the Anything with Nothing exhibition. Here is a short feature on his work. A Rastafarian artist based in Cockburn Gardens, Ricardo “Ricky Culture” Lawrence does a number of commissions in his community including memorial murals, and murals on bars, restaurants and community walls. His work is supported by King […]

  • How to Apply For A US Visa From Jamaica

    How to Apply For A US Visa From Jamaica As the US Embassy will tell you, if you are visiting the USA for business or pleasure, transiting through, doing

  • Jamaican Entertainment News - The Top Sources

    A listing of the top sources for Jamaican entertainment news, events and happenings

  • Jamaican Schools - Shaping The Mind Of The Island's Youth

    An insight into the education system at Jamaican schools

  • Jamaican Airlines - Top Airlines That Flies To Jamaica

    We've put together a short list of top Jamaican airlines - meaning the popular airlines that flies to Jamaica.

  • Best Villas In Negril Jamaica

    Our recommendation on the top villas in Negril Jamaica

  • JCA 16th Annual Tea Party "Reclaiming a legacy"

    July 13, 2014

    Place: . Tele: 323-692-0424 or dorothy@jamaicaculture.org Read More »

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  • JCA 15th Annual Tea Party "Reclaiming a legacy Celebrating Anansi"

    July 14, 2013

    Place: Beverly Hills Country Club 3084 Motor Avenue Los Angeles, California 90064. Tele: 323-692-0424 or dorothy@jamaicaculture.org Read More » Go to website »

  • The new world's first successful freedom fighters

    Saturday, August 3, 2013 3:00pm

    flim by: Roy T. Anderson View »

  • Dr. Olive Lewin is Dead

    Musicologist and social anthropologist Dr Olive Lewin, founder of the Jamaica Folk Singers, died this evening at the University Hospital of the West Indies. Read More »

  • Fly Air Jamaica

    Fly Jamaica

    September 20, 2012

    Fledgling Fly Jamaica Airways last week completed a flawless test flight from Kingston, Jamaica to Georgetown, Guyana to fulfill one of the major requirements in earning its local and international civil aviation certification... Read More »

  • Jamaica Lives to the world

    'Jamaica Lives' To the world

    Published: Sunday | July 29, 2012

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  • Tea Party Poster

    Jamaica 14th Annual Tea Party Reflections

    Place: Beverly Hills Country Club, 3084 Motor Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90064.

    Tickets:$55.00

    RSVP: by July 2nd to Dorothy Mcleod at 323.692,0423 or dorothy@jamaicaculture.org

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  • Bernard Hoyes

    Visual Master Bernard Hoyes' Art Comes Alive In "Seven Paintings, A Story in Performance" An Interdisciplinary Artistic Production at the Ford Amphitheatre on Sunday, August 5, 2012

    Update: May 22, 2012

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  • Third Annual Long Island Caribbean American International Festival

    Update: May 2012

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  • Portland Railway

    Jamaica and its rail road history

    Update: June 20, 2011

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    The Thirteenth Annual Tea Party

    Date: Sunday, July 10,2011

    Time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm


    Place: Beverly Hills Country Club, 3084 Motor Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90064.

    Tickets:$55.00

    RSVP: by July 2nd to Dorothy Mcleod at 323.692,0423 or dorothy@jamaicaculture.org

    Special Guest: Actor/Comedian: Rawle D. Lewis of Cool Runnings fame Read More »

  • Montego Bay sign

    Caribbean American International Festival

    Update: April 16, 2011

    Celebrating Caribbean heritage month at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Amphitheathre, Eisenhower Park East Meadow Long Island & Saturday, June 18, 2011 Download PDF »

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    Guest Editorial: Professor Saine Uncovers A New Jamaica

    January 27, 2011

    Jamaica: Not as seen on Western News Media. Read More » View Source »

  • A little walk down Jamaica's Memory Lane

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  • Mr. Sonny Bradshaw

    20th Annual Jamaica Ocho Rios International Jazz Festival 2010 "JAZZ-THE-REAL-DEAL"

    June 12-20,2010

    The 20th Jamaica Ocho Rios International Jazz Festival is being staged by the Sonny Bradshaw Foundation, Myrna Hague being one of three directors, as its major fund-raising event. The intention is to raise money to support young musicians, preferably trumpeters, who are serious about their craft. Both the foundation and the 2010 staging of the festival will be launched on April 28. Read More »

  • Sonny Bradshaw: "dean" of Jamaican music

    October 16,2009

    Sonny Bradshaw deserved fully the names “dean of Jamaican music” and the “musician’s musician” by which he was widely known. Although he is associated mainly with the trumpet, Bradshaw also played the piano, clarinet, trombone and saxophone, and was a noted composer, arranger, producer, radio broadcaster and music journalist, creator of commercials and a teacher. He was awarded his country’s Order of Distinction for his contribution to Jamaican music. Read More »

  • Rex Nettleford- Guardian of our crossroads

    February 10,2010

    The first time I met Rex Nettleford was when he came to our Kingston high school in 1968, around the time of the Rodney uprising, to speak to our sixth form about black power. I don't remember what he said, because I didn't understand it. Read More »

  • Icon lost -Mr. Golding and Mrs. Simpson Miller mourn Nettleford

    February 3,2010

    Jamaica lost one of its most revered cultural figures last night when Professor Rex Nettleford, vice-chancellor emeritus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) and founder of the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC), died, just hours before he would have celebrated his 77th birthday. Read More »

  • RIP REX- Cultural icon Prof. Nettleford dies in US

    February 3,2010

    PROFESSOR Rex Nettleford, one of Jamaica's brightest sons and a cultural icon, died in the George Washington University Intensive Care Unit last night, six days after he collapsed in his hotel room in Washington and four hours before his 77th birthday. Read More »

  • Albert Hie is dead

    February 1,2010

    JAMAICAN master painter Albert Huie died in Baltimore, Maryland yesterday after a long illness. He was 89. Read More »

  • Jamaica Music Museum- a sample of what can be

    Janurary 17,2010

    Herbie Miller stands near the middle of Jamaica's musical chronology in words, images and artefacts along the side of a partition at the Institute of Jamaica, downtown Kingston, and said "I like to call this our 22 yards of Jamaican music history." Read More »

  • Non-exclusionary approach taken to museum, Dermott Hussey donates entire collection

    January 17,2010

    The last and latest Jamaican music genre in the mini-exhibition on Jamaican music is dancehall. It is written that "perhaps the most controversial and polarising genre of Jamaican music, dancehall, currently dominates the island's musical landscape" Read More »

  • The Story of George Stiebel, Jamaica first black millionaire

    There was every indication at a very early stage that George Stiebel was destined to lead an intriguing life. Read More »

  • Portland's love story

    November 14,2009

    Patrice Wymore Flynn has two great loves: her late husband, the actor Errol Flynn, and her adopted home, Portland. Read More »

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