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Exhibition on Japanese Martial Arts Opens in Kingston

An image of a samurai looks on as a visitor explores the Spirit of Budo exhibit

The word budō, is hardly known in Jamaica, but the Japanese martial arts to which it refers has fascinated Jamaicans for decades. The travelling exhibition The Spirit of Budō:

Riddim Twins Sly and Robbie Get Gold Musgrave Award

Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare receive Gold Musgrave Medals

Renowned producers, Lowell ‘Sly’ Dunbar and Robert ‘Robbie’ Shakespeare, dubbed the ‘riddim twins’ for their collaborative efforts inside the studio and on the stage, will join scholar and novelist Orlando Patterson as the recipients of and the 2015 gold Musgrave Medals.

War Dung a Monkland! Symposium to Commemorate 150th Anniversary of Morant Bay Rebellion

ACIJ Marks the 150th anniversary of the bloody Morant Bay Rebellion

This October will make 150 years since the blood-soaked Morant Bay Rebellion, which resulted in the slaughter of almost 800 black Jamaicans, of whom over 300 were executed.

Institute of Jamaica Reintroduces Saturday Openings with 'Paint It'

Institute of Jamaica - East Street, Kingston

The Institute of Jamaica is reintroducing its Saturday openings with a touch of colour.

Musgrave Awards for Professor Baugh and Calabash

Professor Edward Baugh and the Calabash International Literary Festival will be among the 14 recipients of Musgrave Medals this year.