Venue: REDBONES BLUES CAFE, 1 Argyle Road, Kingston 10. Tel. (1876) 978-6091 or 978-8262
Starlight Performers was founded by Coswell Barnett and Marvin Minott, two visually impaired gentlemen, in September 2010. They have performed at several educational, cultural and religious events hosted by various organizations. Most notably, Calabash Literacy Festival in 2012.
An exercise in rhythm and words; this workshop explores aspects of creating, the impact of colour, texture and sound, as layered constructs that apply to the creation of a rhythm and the writing of a poem
Drums, percussion instruments, paint and mask making materials will be provided
The Jamaica International Reggae Film Festival, being held August 1-5, 2013 at Island Village in Ocho Rios, in response to requests, will be facilitating a book fair on Sunday, August 4th from 10 am to 4:30 pm.
Authors and craft vendors will be able to rent a table and a chair for $1,000 for the day.
Celebrating of Transparency International’s 20th anniversary is this youth writing competition, youth photo competition as well as live events around the world – all to raise awareness about the corrosive problem of corruption and how it can be tackled.
Corruption ruins people’s livelihoods – and even kills. However, this problem can be stopped. So we want to hear how you think corruption can be tackled with the following theme: What can young people do to stop corruption?
Venue: AMPHITHEATRE, EDNA MANLEY COLLEGE OF THE VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS, 1 Arthur Wint Drive, Kingston 5. Tel. (1876) 929-2350 (main office)
This month’s Poetry Fellowship features poets:
Abbebe Payne, Racquel Jones and Samuel J. Gordon. Three literary rebels, this month's guests are exemplary writers, each straying from the norm, and having distinct approaches to crafting and manipulating language to achieve their powerful and captivating signatures.