On Sunday, September 27, 2009, slated at 5:30 p.m., in the Chapel of the University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, the Jamaica America Friendship Association (JAFA) will host a classical concert.
On August 6, the day of Jamaica’s Independence, the day started prayerfully at Jamaica House. Among the items, which held attendees and watchers in prayerful reverence, and retrospect were the St John’s Primary students who encouraged all to “Follow the m-a-p”.
The item cleverly put together was a call for Jamaicans to be mindful of Jamaica’s Motto, Anthem, Pledge.
…main participants along the North Coast of Jamaica were observed, and had a chance too to share their views on tourism and art as a combined Jamaican product.
Jamaican artist Bryan McFarlane has been residing in China. He shares from his own experience as he prepares for yet another exhibition in China
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FOUR LECTURERS from tertiary institutions will take up scholarships at prestigious U.S. universities in the upcoming academic year as recipients of full scholarships under the 2009 Fulbright/LASPAU (Latin American Scholarship Program of American Universities) Faculty Development Program.
ON Sunday, July 19, at 3:00p.m., the National Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition is scheduled to open at the National Gallery in Kingston, and will continue till August 22. It is popularly known as the Festival Exhibition. On show will be a new collection of 218 award-winning works, by 70 new artists.
I take art, all expressions very seriously. Professor Rex Nettleford was one of the critical elements of my education. I had him as a tutor for creative writing.
Professor Rex Nettleford would say it is the artists who see beyond the natural and interpret and translate for others to be able to relate and they themselves understand.
Thursdays at the Jonkunnu lounge, Hilton, New Kingston and at varied locations on Saturday sees ladies pouring in for lessons in the variety of Latin and Spanish dance steps, all except for the Flamenco.
Creative people observe the world, interpret then translate through their chosen methods – art, music, writing, dancing, comedy etc. Michael was phenomenal in more than his creations, and translations, in sharing his perspective on the world.