Culture

Oh, for an old-time Jamaican Christmas

Oh, for an old-time Jamaican Christmas

Oh, for an old-time Jamaican Christmas BY RUPERT JOHNSON Wednesday, December 17, 2014   Jonkunnu parades were a big feature...

Ready for Boxing Day

Ready for Boxing Day

Ready for Boxing Day Wednesday, December 03, 2014   The cast of the national Pantomime Princess Boonoonoonoos showcase a scene...

Culture, Rule of Law and Civil Rights

Culture, Rule of Law and Civil Rights

Culture, rule of law and civil rights Chris BURNS Monday, November 10, 2014   BENNETT-COVERLEY… educated us on the power...

We Should Bite Them Back

We Should Bite Them Back

We Should Bite Them Back Lance Neita Sunday, October 12, 2014 GORDON… was not a physical fighter, but he was...

Poet laureate pays tribute to Miss Lou at Independence event in New York

Poet laureate pays tribute to Miss Lou at Independence event in New York

Poet laureate pays tribute to Miss Lou at Independence event in New York Bookends Sunday, August 17, 2014 Professor Mervyn...

Miss Lou lauded in word, song

Miss Lou lauded in word, song

Miss Lou lauded in word, song BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com Tuesday, September 09, 2014 Storyteller Amina Blackwood-Meeks...

JCDC stages ‘An evening with Miss Lou’ concert on September 7

JCDC stages ‘An evening with Miss Lou’ concert on September 7

JCDC stages ‘An evening with Miss Lou’ concert on September 7 Thursday, September 04, 2014 | 7:59 PM   Late...

Robin Williams & Jamaica

Robin Williams & Jamaica

Robin Williams & Jamaica BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer Wednesday, August 13, 2014 The official movie poster for Club...

America’s Miss Lou

America’s Miss Lou

America’s Miss Lou DIANE ABBOTT Sunday, June 01, 2014 WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina — In this April 18, 2008 photo, then...

Behind the folklore

Behind the folklore

Behind the folklore BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer Sunday, May 25, 2014 The life of folklorist Louise Bennett-Coverley is...