What are you doing on Sunday morning? Well, here’s a very good way to spend it. Lunch and a stimulating talk with the people at ROCK! What a great acronym, standing for the Royal Optimist Club of Kingston – a dedicated group of young Jamaicans, who have been quietly doing some really good work. I wrote … More Dahlia Harris Will Challenge the ROCK on Sunday!
I wish to congratulate writer, publisher, entrepreneur (and now playwright) Tanya Batson-Savage on her first play, “Woman Tongue,” now running for a very limited period in Kingston. In fact, there are only six performances, so do make sure you catch one. Highly recommended! Here is the press release: April 21, 2016 Woman Tongue Gets Ready … More “Woman Tongue” – An Absorbing Theatrical Experience Gets Ready for a Short Run
My father’s mother was an emotional woman. My most vivid memory of her was enthroned on the sofa, propped up by cushions and Pekinese dogs, with a delicate handkerchief in one hand – her lower lip trembling. My grandmother was a well built woman, and the fragile handkerchief was completely inadequate for her size as … More The Ice Princess Rules Our Hearts: Turandot at the Met
Looking for a great show in Jamaica in the New Year? Then, look no further… When our son was young (up until he went away to boarding school) one of my greatest pleasures was to take him to the cinema – and to the theater. Knee-deep in popcorn, we saw a range of great children’s … More Young Jamaican talent on the flying carpet
It was a hot, breezy afternoon on Mannings Hill Road, Kingston. When I met dancer and educator Kofi Walker on the sidewalk, sweat was trickling down his temples. Summer is well under way. The long school holidays stretch ahead. Schools don’t open again until early September. And many Jamaican students do get involved in healthy, productive … More Thrills in the Dance Class