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The Jamaican Folk Singers for Miss Lou Full 100

Miami, FL - Music lovers in South Florida are in for a very special experience - theJamaican Folk Singers are coming to South Florida. They will give two concerts only, one in Palm Beach on Friday September 6, the other in Coral Springs on Saturday September 7. The Miss Lou Full 100 concerts are presented by the Louise Bennett Heritage Council, as part of their homage to the late Louise Bennett-Coverley – Miss Lou- Jamaica’s beloved cultural icon, in this her centenary year.

Marcia Griffith & Judy Mowatt of Iconic Reggae Group I-Threes to Reunite at Westchester Reggae Festival

NY: Celebrated Reggae Queen Marcia Griffiths and legendary reggae/gospel singer Judy Mowatt, two thirds of the world famous I-Threes, reggae's most influential female singing group that provided backing vocals for the honorable Robert Nesta Marley (Bob Marley) in the 70's will reunite for one performance only at the inaugural Westchester Reggae Festival, slated to take place on Labour Day Saturday, August 31 at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York.

Marcia Griffiths

Nationally Acclaimed Comedian Rickey Smiley Hosts Pompano Stand Up Live!

The Pompano Beach Cultural Center is proud to announce comedy legend Rickey Smiley will host Pompano Stand Up Live!  The top-rated national radio personality will introduce an outstanding lineup of comedians including Christopher Priester, Pam Bruno, Komedian Kermit and Chea Butter. The night of comedy takes place Thursday, August 22 at 8pm. Tickets are $30 presale, $40, $60 and $100 (details below) and are available at www.ccpompano.org.

Sunshine State Set to Welcome Ashe in Concert

Jamaica’s Consul General to the Southern USA, R. Oliver Mair will be patron of the summer artistic showcase featuring the Ashe Company, the dynamic Jamaica-based theatre arts and social development enterprise.  The one night only performance titled “Boonoonoonoos” will be staged on Saturday, July 20, at the Intercontinental Hotel in downtown Miami. Showtime is at 7:00 pm., and tickets are now available at EVENTBRITE.

Fest Brings Reggae and More to Broward County

Miramar, FL - Broward County, Florida is home to an estimated 500,000 Caribbean-Americans, of which the overwhelming majority are Jamaicans and Haitians. Their political, economic and cultural influence has changed the face of the County, especially in the field of entertainment, where there is an abundance of Caribbean festivals, concerts and theatrical events taking place just about every weekend.

Reggae sensation, Dexta Dapps scheduled to perform at the Broward Reggae Festival scheduled for September 1, at Miramar Amphitheater.

Ashe Mesmerizes Miami Audience

MIAMI, FL – Ashe was in fine form last Saturday evening as company members had the audience in stitches as well as dancing following a delightful 2 for 1 treat in front of the large-sized crowd which was on hand at the Intercontinental Hotel in Miami to witness the dynamic Jamaica-based theatre arts and social development enterprise.

Rev. Dr. Sheila McKeithen, President of the Universal Foundation for Better Living (UFBL) (3rd right) is honoured by the Broward County with a Proclamation declaring July 20 as Rev Dr. Sheila McKeithen Day! Sharing the occasion from left to right: Marlon Hill, Attorney & Candidate for Miami Dade Commissioner District 9; Commissioner Maxwell B. Chambers, Miramar; Dale V.C. Holness, Vice-Mayor & Broward Commissioner; Rev. Dr. McKeithen; Conroy Wilson, Executive Director of Ashe and Oliver Mair, Jamaica’s Consul General to Southeast USA.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center Presents: "For Colored Girls...

The Pompano Beach Cultural Center is proud to present a staged play reading of the Tony-nominated For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/ When the Rainbow Is Enuf. This remarkable play, written by Ntozake Shange, takes place in Harlem in the early 1970s. The play made its Broadway debut in 1976 and has been adapted into a book, a television film and a theatrical film. The reading, followed by a talk-back, takes place Saturday, August 31 at 3pm. Tickets are $10 and are available at www.ccpompano.org.       

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