Culture

Howdy And Tenky For Miss Lou

Howdy And Tenky For Miss Lou

Published:Tuesday | September 12, 2017 | 9:00 AM Marcia Rowe Dahlia Harris in performance. Where best to sit and labrish...

Petition falls flat – One, one signature fails to fill Miss Lou’s basket

Petition falls flat – One, one signature fails to fill Miss Lou’s basket

Petition falls flat One, one signature fails to fill Miss Lou’s basket BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com Thursday,...

Miss Lou Memorialized in Cultural and Educational Institutions

Miss Lou Memorialized in Cultural and Educational Institutions

Miss Lou Memorialized in Cultural and Educational Institutions By Neil Armstrong   Louise Bennett Coverley (Miss Lou)                    Photo credit: Carl...

Carolyn Cooper | I Have A Tablecloth Dress

Carolyn Cooper | I Have A Tablecloth Dress

When Moses ‘Beenie Man’ Davis and Michelle ‘D’Angel’ Downer were getting married in 2006, they asked guests to dress in...

Fae Ellington Defends National Fabric

Fae Ellington Defends National Fabric

Media personality and university lecturer Fae Ellington says Jamaicans may need to be re-educated on the significance of the national...

British-Jamaican Barbershop That Is Keeping Patois Alive

British-Jamaican Barbershop That Is Keeping Patois Alive

Stoke-on-Trent British-Jamaican Barbershop is Keeping Jamaican Patois Alive A barber shop in Stoke-on-Trent is helping to keep alive the language...

Jamaica Observer – Ishawna and Miss Lou’s ‘tablecloth’ frock

Jamaica Observer – Ishawna and Miss Lou’s ‘tablecloth’ frock

Dear editor, Dancehall artist Ishawna deserved the backlash she got after posting on Instagram: “Mi nuh dress inna tablecloth like...

Carolyn Cooper | Miss Lou Duppy Back-Answer Ishawna

Carolyn Cooper | Miss Lou Duppy Back-Answer Ishawna

CHAKA-CHAKA SPELLING My Aunty Roachy seh when ashes cold, dog lie down in deh. A true. #Ishawna, look how yu...

Launch of The Miss Lou Archives at the NLJ

Launch of The Miss Lou Archives at the NLJ

The Miss Lou Archives will be launched on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at the National Library of Jamaica, 12 East...

Remembering Miss Lou

Remembering Miss Lou

REMEMBERING MISS LOU – Beverly I. Henry Jamaica’s late  Ambassador of Culture and First Lady of Comedy, Hon. Louise Bennett...