On account of his magnanimous spirit and unwavering service to the people of Jamaica that have left an indelible mark, Robert Levy, Chairman of the Jamaica Broilers Group of Companies, has been presented with the American Friends of Jamaica International Award.
Sprint legend Ato Boldon (Trinidad & Tobago), PM Ralph Gonsalves (St. Vincent and the Grenadines), Rev. Ronald Thwaites, Mike Fennel, Michael Frater and Lisa Hanna lead an estimable panel of local and international speakers who will grace the podium at the 2014 Business of Sport International Conference, being held May 1 and 2 inside New Kingston's Pegasus Hotel, under the universally resonant theme "Transform The Game."
Now that the Thespies and the Actor Boy Awards have come and gone, local theatre producers are actively making preparations for the 2014-15 season. Among the new shows TALLAWAH is especially looking forward to seeing is Angie Binns' A Small Room, featuring a hefty ensemble cast that includes Thespy winner Rodney Campbell, it girl Lisa Williams and veteran leading man Alwyn Scott. Sporting the tagline "Great loves aren't only between lovers", the show starts previews at the Green Gables Theatre on May 23.
Not one to desert her loyal Christian supporters, playwright Dahlia Harris is hard at work putting the finishing touches to a new gospel revue (as yet untitled) that could do for Harris what Jamaica Sweet did for David Tulloch. Last Saturday night, the workaholic actress-writer-producer-director was going over musical selections with Tesfa Edwards at the Pantry Playhouse, where here most recent stage hit To The Finish continues to attract decent audiences.