Two of Jamaica’s leading comedians, Owen Blakka Ellis and Dr. Michael
Abrahams, will be combining their creative skills for ‘Fun and Joke
Aside,’ a talk on the seriousness behind comedy. The event, slated for
Sunday, April 12, 2015, is being staged by the Department of Literatures in
Anxiety did not approach with caution as deadlines drew close for the
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) 2015 competitions of dance,
music, drama and the visual arts. Like the changing fruit seasons, Jamaicans
anticipated the annual invigoration of our senses of smell, touch, tas...
JCDC TO HOST MEGA ART EXHIBITION AT JAMAICA CONFERENCE CENTRE
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry
of Youth & Culture will officially launch the 2015 JCDC Jamaica Visual Arts
Competition & Exhibition on Sunday, March 15 at the Jamaica Conference
Centre. The exhibition will remain until Sunday, March 29, 2015. Ther...
Basil Dawkins (centre) along with actors Earl Brown, Sheryn Hylton-Parker, Ruth Ho-Shing and Director Robin Baston
According to Poet Laureate Professor Mervyn Morris “Basil Dawkins is one of
the most successful Jamaican dramatists, the author of more than twenty
plays.” The recent publication of his award-winning script /Hot Spot/ by
Hodder Education (formerly published by Pearson), has now added this...
*Game-Changing Regional Art Conference on Sustainability in Caribbean Visual
Arts held in Barbados February 27 and 28 2015.* *
* *St. George, Barbados, March 4, 2015* — The visual arts conference,
“Tilting Axis: Within and Beyond the Caribbean--Shifting Models of
Sustainability and Conne...