MIRAMAR, FL – The City of Miramarhas planned a series of events to honor the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to celebrate Black History Month and Reggae Month, while safely following CDC guidelines for COVID-19. At Tuesday’s press conference, the City announced a six-week long celebration that will recognize the achievements of African Americans and also recognize the contribution of Reggae music to our community.
MIAMI, FL - Miami’s leading multicultural, contemporary dance ensemble, the Peter London Global Dance Company (PLGDC) (@peterlondongdc), celebrates its 10th anniversary with the virtual world premiere of WOMEN-ROSES-WATER, a contemporary and Afro-Caribbean dance fusion, with commissioned new music by The Ballet and Dance Orchestra, conducted by Ezra Haugabrooks, and featuring the artwork of visual artist Michael Elliott, commissioned to create five paintings for digital projection. The performance was supported by and filmed partially at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (@arshtcenter) in Miami, Florida.
A fitting tribute to Caribbean people who helped rebuild Britain, the Inaugural Windrush Caribbean Film Festival — from 17 October-8 November 2020 —is a celebration of a generation. As British subjects from the commonwealth, they came between 1948 and 1973 answering the call to help reconstruct a wounded country after World War 2.
The annual Clarendon Christmas Concert and Caroling Service will go virtual this year, in keeping with the national social distancing protocols caused by the Covid 19 Pandemic. The concert, which is a proud product of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) Clarendon Office and the Clarendon Municipal Corporation (CMC), will be streamed live on the social media pages of both organizations on Monday, December 21, beginning at 6:00 p.m.
From the Covid-19 pandemic to the presidential election, 2020 will go down as one of the most historic years in modern times. The year has defined many of the people in America's livelihoods, leaving many without direction or purpose, leaving them lost, scared, and confused. With negativity feeling so commonplace these days, it's easy to get consumed by the madness that is 2020. But in Miami, the Magic City, one man has decided to immortalize and commemorate recent times, showcasing his city, his world, through the perspective of one of its icons. Enter, DJ Fly Guy.
Kingston, JA – In 2019 Buju Banton was awarded the Marcus Garvey Humanitarian Award by the International Reggae And World Music Awards (IRAWMA) for his notable charitable works, through the Buju Banton Foundation. An organization whose mission is to improve the lives of at risk boys in Jamaica.
Kingston, Jamaica: Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Hon. Olivia Grange has given the commitment of her ministry and the Government of Jamaica to working with a wide swathe of stakeholders and collaborators to expand and enhance the creation, use and preservation of audio-visual content in Jamaica.
Highlights of performances by reggae icons John Holt and Barrington Levy and soca queen Alison Hinds on the South Florida stage; Chris Martin and Romain Virgo on the New York stage and “King of the Dancehall” Beenie Man on the Toronto stage showcased the caliber of entertainment these festivals are known for.