Jamaica Gleaner – Entertainment News
- New Miss Global Jamaica Kimone Carty preps for world stage May 31, 2023Twenty-seven-year-old Kimone Carty from Clarendon has been crowned the new Miss Global Jamaica in a grand coronation show held last Saturday at the Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston. Now being passed the crown from Miss Global Jamaica 2019, Brithney...Aaliyah Cunningham /Gleaner Writer
- About My Father May 31, 2023The hottest comic in America, Sebastian Maniscalco joins forces with legendary Italian-American and two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro (Best Actor, Raging Bull, 1980), in the new comedy About My Father. The film centres around Sebastian (...
- Jolly Boys musician ‘Brutus’ dies suddenly in Portland May 31, 2023Musician Lenford ‘Brutus’ Richards, who was the banjo player and at one time the band leader for famous mento group, The Jolly Boys, died suddenly last week Wednesday, shortly after collapsing at his home in Portland. He was 67. Richards’ widow,...Yasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer
- Stormzy talks finding peace as he approaches 30 May 30, 2023Stormzy has found “peace and stability” in recent years. The chart-topping rap star believes his new-found “maturity” is reflected in his music. The Shut Up hitmaker – who turns 30 on July 26 – told Dazed magazine: “There’s a difference in doing...
- Calabash showcases vibrancy of literature, St Elizabeth community spirit May 30, 2023The 2023 staging of the Calabash International Literary Festival held in Treasure Beach, St Elizabeth, over the weekend was a shining display of the vibrancy and vigour within the Caribbean literary and creative space. Following a five-year hiatus...Aaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer
- Great performances at An Evening with Michael Bolton May 29, 2023For fans of Michael Bolton, the 30-minute band change between Tarrus Riley’s triumphant exit from stage last Saturday night and the start of Bolton set was perhaps the longest half an hour of the concert titled An Evening with Michael Bolton....Yasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer