Fri | Apr 19, 2019

Art & Leisure

Every year, millions of international students travel to different countries to study at university. This, together with a lack of public funding for universities, has created an increasingly competitive market in which universities work directly...

The narrative poem Prophets by Kwame Dawes captures the ­essence of Jamaican life, depicting the influences of the Bible, reggae and dancehall on the Jamaican psyche through the dual ­depiction of Clarice and Thalbot – both considered ­prophets by...

An enthusiastic crowd of creatives gathered at The Haven on Friday, March 29, for a jam session and fundraiser in aid of music education. Saxophonist Dean Fraser and members of the Zincfence Redemption band set a high bar for the acts that would...

The University of Sunderland in the United Kingdom will be ­offering two doctoral programmes to qualified individuals through the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC), beginning September 2019. Programmes being offered are the Doctorate...

“It has been 10 years since I left my home, but my mother still puts out Hina dolls every year and sends us a picture of the dolls,” said Haruna Higa, cultural officer at the Embassy of Japan in Jamaica. Dolls, in Japan and many other countries,...

Students and faculty might be curious about the series of four-legged visitors of all shapes and sizes who come through University College. There’s the one-eyed Frenchie, Eddie; Ryder, the fluffy Samoyed; and Bacon, the miniature Schnauzer. They...

Many arguments have been made over the past several years emphasising the importance of science-technology-engineering-mathematics (STEM) research and STEM education in Jamaica’s social and economic progress. There are several definitions of STEM...

In February, which was celebrated as reggae and black history month artist and art educator Dushaine Lorraine mounted his first solo exhibition, titled ‘Mental Slavery Revisited’, at the University of Technology, Centre for the Creative Arts. “‘...

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP): Dan Robbins, an artist who created the first paint-by-numbers pictures and helped turn the kits into an American sensation during the 1950s, has died. He was 93. Robbins, whose works were dismissed by some critics but later...
Subscribe to Art & Leisure