Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Sunday | December 23, 2012
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Thanks, but no thanks - Sizzla rejects J-FLAG olive branch
While Sizzla Kalonji may not be one of the artistes gay lobby groups have called 'reformed', the reggae crooner has strongly rejected the olive branch from the Jamaica Forum for Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays (J-FLAG), offered to support Jamaican entertainers, who despite toning down their anti-gay rhetoric, have continued to come under attack from gay lobby groups abroad.

A 'Forever Young' special
Without an arsenal of specials, a sound system cannot even think about playing in the big leagues, much less becoming revered as a 'champion sound'.

JAMPRO, UTech get into animation
Last week a public lecture took place on the creation of the Japanese art genre manga, for Jamaican animators, illustrators, and designers as part of a move to forge a path into the multibillion-dollar animation industry for interested parties.

Christmas carolling in the studios
Christmas comes but once a year, and accordingly, the music associated with Christmas also comes once a year. This perhaps explains why Christmas songs and Carols never get 'stale' and always hold a lasting place in the hearts of Christians and festival fanatics...

Tarrus Riley's Let Live Music Live enjoys great support
Music was alive and kicking in Emancipation Park in St Andrew on Thursday, as scores of patrons turned out to enjoy Let Live Music Live, put on by reggae star and songwriter Tarrus Riley.

'Jamaica Condom Style' makes waves
With Psy's Gangnam Style climbing past one billion YouTube views, local actors from the Independent Actors Movement (I AM) are also raking in views for their informative parody, Jamaica Condom Style, that is advocating safe sex.

Khago promises much for GT Taylor's Christmas Extravaganza
Dancehall star Khago is one of the headline acts performing under the 'Still Rules' theme at GT Taylor's Christmas Extravaganza stage show on Christmas Day.


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