TOUGH AS NAILS: March 17, Kingston. Birthday girl Miss Kitty and her extravagant nails and sideswept tresses, celebrated all-white glamour style, with the likes of pal Shaggy at Danny's Marina in Harbour View on the weekend. Look out for a cameo from Miss Kitty in the entertainer's newest music video, shot recently in Kingston.
FAMILY AFFAIR: March 11, Texas. On the occasion of the premiere of the acclaimed documentary Marley at the South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas, director Kevin McDonald joined Ziggy Marley, Karen Marley and Nesta Marley on the red carpet.
THE LIFE CINEMATIC: March 11, Texas. At the recent premiere of Marley at the South by Southwest Film Festival, Ziggy Marley, Karen Marley and director Kevin McDonald are joined by screen veteran Willem Dafoe. According to USA Today's Mike Snider, "Diehard fans of the reggae superstar are certain to learn something from the new documentary."
IN OUR TIME: March 19, South Africa. Among some 19 other literary stars, author and poet Kwame Dawes recently took part in the 15th Time of the Writer Festival in Durban, South Africa. The curtains came down on the festival on Saturday, March 24.
SATISFYING HIS SOUL: March 19, South Africa. Waiting In Vain author Colin Channer also repped for reggae and West Indian lit at this year's Time of the Writer Festival in Durban, South Africa. Channer now turns his attention to preparations for the May 25 return of the Calabash Literary Fest in Treasure Beach.