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A Cultural gathering in Culver City

Jamaica Cultural Alliance 18th Annual Tea Party (2016) Los Angeles, California, June 20, 2016 – Jamaica Cultural Alliance, a long-standing Los Angeles based cultural organization will hold its 18 the Annual Tea Party at the historical Culver Hotel
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Reverend Prebendary Rose Hudson-Wilkin

Gentle, spiritual and fascinating can easily describes The Church of England’s Reverend Prebendary Rose Hudson-Wilkin. Rev. Hudson-Wilkin is the first Black woman to serve as chaplain to John Bercow, The Speaker in the British House of Commons and
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Part I of II – Documentary on Jamaican National Heroine to Screen at the 24th Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival.

New York, January 15, 2016 – The legendary Nanny of the Maroons is Jamaica’s only female National Heroine. She was an eighteenth-century, African warrior Queen who led a band of former enslaved Africans in the mountains of Jamaica to a decisive v
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Kingston Designated a Creative Music City by UNESCO

TEF Provides Over $3.4 Million to Support Venture Kingston, Jamaica: December 11, 2015 – State Minister in the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment Hon. Damion Crawford has welcomed news that the push to have Kingston designated a Creative City of
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The Unsung Heroes Of Jamaican Popular Music – Chapter 1

There is a persistent myth that seeks to suggest that the influence of Caribbean music on the rest of the world is a recent phenomenon, and that prior to the appearance of Bob Marley and Reggae music the Caribbean had no significant presence in the w
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Garth Fagan JCA Trailblazer of the Year Awardee

For many, Garth Fagan is synonymous with “The Lion King” which has gained international acclaim worldwide. According to the Los Angeles Times, “The source of his good spirits is the announcement in the latter part of 2014 that “The Lion K
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Why Do We Need A Cultural Alliance

What is the purpose of a Cultural Alliance – why do we need such an entity? In this article I seek to explore what my cultural roots have meant to me, as a person, as a Professional Educator and as a member of a community. I also want to express ap
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Jonkunno – The forgotten Christmas Past Time

Jonkonnu (called John Canoe by the British) is a band of masqueraders which usually perform in towns and villages at Christmas time.  The Jonkonnu customs go as far back as the days of slavery, at that time the bands were very large and elaborate. C
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Reflections

From the perspective of living in Jamaica, Los Angeles seems to be on the other side of the world. Jamaicans even view Europe as closer to home than Los Angeles. It was no wonder then that in the nineteen sixties the people on U. S. West coast knew v
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Popular and Tasty Jamaican Dishes

The Caribbean island of Jamaica has several unique dishes. Some are easy to prepare, while others take practice. This article explains how to prepare three of the most popular dishes in Jamaica.
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