Kingston

5th Annual Marcus Garvey Lecture - Liberty Hall

Date: 
Aug 17

Venue: LIBERTY HALL, 76 KING STREET, KINGSTON 

Time: 9:30AM

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National Gallery of Jamaica 40th Anniversary Part 1

The National Gallery of Jamaica is the oldest and largest public art museum in the English-speaking Caribbean. It originally opened at the historic Devon House on November 14, 1974 and will be celebrating its fortieth anniversary this year. Devon House was a beautiful and popular location but the National Gallery quickly outgrew the premises because of its expanding collections and exhibition programme.

Dub Evolution: Poetry Society of Jamaica

Date: 
Jul 29

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

Time: 7:30PM

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Tonight we continue our year-long celebration of literary excellence by focusing on dub poetry; it's origins, its journey and station as a significant and meaningful element of Jamaican literature. 

Please see the flyer for further information.

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Laff It Off - Phillip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts

Date: 
Aug 9

Venue: PHILLIP SHERLOCK CENTRE FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS, Mona Campus, Kingston 1. Tel. (1876) 977-9770

Time: 4:00PM

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There will be a special benefit  performance of Oliver Mair's hilarious comedy revue LAFF IT OFF  for Frankln "Chappy" St Juste. For the last 50+ years, Chappy has been a long standing pillar of the film and theatre community. Unfortunately, he has been sick for the last 4+ months. With your kind assistance and generosity we would like to do our part to assist with some urgent medical bills.

Aunty Roachy Festival - Ranny WIlliams Entertainment Centre

Date: 
Aug 5

Venue: THE RANNY WILLIAMS ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE, 36 HOPE ROAD, KINGSTON

Time: 12 Noon - 10:00PM

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Join us for truly special time with aunty Roachy tomorrow at the Ranny Williams Ent Centre .

Poetry Night - Redbones Blues Cafe

Date: 
Jul 30

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

Time: 8:00pm

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Please see the flyer for further information.

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Information courtesy of Redbones Blues Cafe 

Animation Goldmine - University of Technology

Date: 
Jul 26

Venue: UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (UTECH), LT10A, 237 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6.

Time: 11:00am - 2:30pm

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Join us this Saturday for our launch event "Animation Goldmine: Own your art, own your asset" focusing on intellectual property in animation. JANN is the official association for animation in Jamaica. We are focused on building the animation industry locally and regionally in a way that is sustainable AND beneficial to every stakeholder in the process.

Last Sunday - National Gallery of Jamaica

Date: 
Jul 27

Venue: NATIONAL GALLERY OF JAMAICA, 12 Ocean Boulevard (Block C), Kingston. Tel.  (1876) 922-1561 and 922-1563

Opening hours: Tues-Thurs 10am-4.30pm, Fri 10am-4pm, Sat 10am-3pm, and last Sunday of the month 11am-4pm (closed on the other Sundays and on Mondays and Public Holidays).

Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm

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Please see the flyer for further information.

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Information courtesy of the National Gallery of Jamaica 

Jamaica Design Association Lyme - Nanook!

Date: 
Jul 16

Venue: Nanook!, 20 Burlington Avenue

Time: 6:30PM

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Come out and get to know fellow designers! 

Please see the flyer for further details.

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Information courtesy of Roger Davis

 

Finding Samuel Lowe - UWI, Mona

Date: 
Jul 25

Venue: University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus, Kingston 1. Tel. (1876) 927-1660-9 (main UWI switchboard)

Time: 7:00PM

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In celebration of the 160th Anniversary of the arrival of the Chinese in Jamaica, the Chinese Beneveolent Association presents the film, Finding Samuel Lowe: From Harlem to China. 

Please see the flyer for further details.

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Information courtesy of the Institute of Jamaica 

 

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