Topic Tag: Bob Marley

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Kingsley Ben-Adir: relishing the challenge | Snapshot

Fresh off roles in Barbie and Marvel’s Secret Invasion, Trinidadian-British actor Kingsley Ben-Adir takes on the title role in the Bob Marley: One Love biopic. Caroline Taylor reports

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Embark, Festivals and Events

Datebook | Events calendar (July/August 2018)

Your guide to Caribbean events in July and August, from CPL cricket across the islands to Emancipation commemorations

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Immerse, Music, People, Jamaica

Skip Marley: “I’m not trying to fill his shoes” | Own words

Twenty-one-year-old Skip Marley, grandson of the legendary Bob, on growing up in Jamaica’s musical royal family, his hopes for stardom, and the message of his songs, for his own and every other generation — as told to Nazma Muller

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Music, Business, People, Jamaica

Jamaica’s Chris Blackwell

Blackwell’s island In 1958, Chris Blackwell, a 21-year-old white Jamaican, started a small record label in Kingston. Producing the...

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Embark, Festivals and Events, Curacao, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago

Word of mouth (Jan/Feb 2018)

It’s Carnival time! Come on a panyard lime with Barbara Jenkins, experience the thrilling, shape-shifting ritual of J’Ouvert in a poem by Shivanee Ramlochan, and discover Carriacou’s unique Shakespeare mas. Meanwhile, Jamaica celebrates its musical heritage at Reggae Month

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Embark, Festivals and Events

Word of mouth (January/February 2017)

House of Tosh Three decades after the violent death of Peter Tosh, a new Kingston museum remembers the legacy of the reggae superstar....

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Community, Culture, People, Jamaica

Pastor Bobby Wilmott: Trench Town Triumph

Nine years ago Sir Nooshie became a gunman in Trench Town: he had just turned 14 years old. Thanks to the songs of Bob Marley, who grew up...

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Embark, Literature, Reviews

Caribbean Bookshelf (July/August 2015)

A Brief History of Seven Killings, by Marlon James (Riverhead Books, 704 pp, ISBN 9781594486005) Many roads in writing have led to Bob...

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