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Poetry Society of Jamaica’s Fellowship – Edna Manley College Amphitheatre @ 7.30pm

Date: 
Mar 26

Venue: AMPHITHEATRE, EDNA MANLEY COLLEGE OF THE VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS, 1 Arthur Wint Drive, Kingston 5. Tel. (1876) 929-2350 (main office)

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This month’s Poetry Fellowship features poet, novelist, anthologist Kei Miller.

About Kei Miller

Entrepreneurship Training: Becoming an Internet Entrepreneur – JBDC Incubator

Date: 
Apr 13

Venue: JAMAICA BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (JBDC) INCUBATOR, 76 Marcus Garvey Drive (Unit 10A), Kingston 13. Tel. (1876) 923-4729 and 618-0605.

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Lead presenter Yaneek Page (Certified Business Trainer & Entrepreneur) will discuss "Becoming an Internet Entrepreneur".

Please check the flyer for further details.

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Information courtesy of Jamaica Business Calendar: listings@jamaicabusinesscalendar.com.

Entrepreneurship Training: How to export your services – JBDC Incubator

Date: 
Mar 28

Venue: JAMAICA BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (JBDC) INCUBATOR, 76 Marcus Garvey Drive (Unit 10A), Kingston 13. Tel. (1876) 923-4729 and 618-0605.

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Lead presenter Yaneek Page (Certified Business Trainer & Entrepreneur) will discuss "How to export your services".

 

Please check the flyer for further details.

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Information courtesy of Jamaica Business Calendar: listings@jamaicabusinesscalendar.com.

Poetry Night - Redbones Blues Cafe @ 8pm

Date: 
Mar 27

Venue: REDBONES BLUES CAFE, 1 Argyle Road, Kingston 10. Tel. (1876) 978-6091 or 978-8262

Admission: free

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This month’s Poetry Night at Redbones features readings by L.S.X. (Dubmaster Lynch, Sage & Master X), along with the Red Bones open mic.

Resources: "Economic Contribution of Copyright Industries in Jamaica" study - Vanus James/WIPO (2007)

Prepared by Dr.

VPAJ co-organises "Exporting Creativity" Seminar for Jamaica's creative industries, with British Council & UWI's Institute of Caribbean Studies

In keeping with VPAJ's new focus for 2013 on markets for Jamaica's creative & tech community, we are co-organising a 2-day seminar Exporting Creativity" in collaboration with British Council and The Institute of Caribbean Studies, UWI, Mona. 

"Exporting Creativity" Seminar – Knutsford Court Hotel, from 8.30am-5pm

Date: 
Mar 25 - Mar 26

Venue: KNUTSFORD COURT HOTEL, 16 Chelsea Avenue, Kingston 5. Tel. (1876) 929-1000 or 906-2939

Admission: Free

Open to: All practitioners/producers from Jamaica’s creative industries, both established and those who consider themselves new entrants. Also welcomed are students and other young persons interested in exploring whether the creative industries hold promise for them as a career and business.

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Saturday Story Time for Children – Bookophilia, 1-2pm

Date: 
Mar 16

Venue: BOOKOPHILIA, 92 Hope Road, Kingston 6 Tel.  (1876) 978-5248

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This week, Aunt Jan will read "Amanda and Her Alligator" by Mo Willems, and"Yertle the Turtle" by Dr. Suess.

Bookophilia reads to children every Saturday free of charge. Older children are also welcomed to lounge in the kids’ room where Bookophilia’s team will help them make a good choice; and they are free to read in store!

UTECH's Literary Festival & Cultural Showcase - UTECH, from 11.30am onwards

Date: 
Apr 11

Venue: CENTRE FOR THE ARTS - UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (UTECH), 237 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6.

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The University of Technology (UTech) will host its annual Literary Festival & Cultural Showcase, celebrating “The Creative Genius of Women in the Jamaican Music Industry”.

Programme of activities

11.30am – 1pm: Literary Workshop

2- 4pm:  Literary Festival

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