Entertainment Diary SATURDAY, April 32
Kingston & St Andrew
People's Choice Hair Style Contest 2016, at The Knutsford Court Hotel, starting midday. Hosted by Stacious. Style categories: Weaving, braid, fantasy. Total prize money US$3,000. Registration fee J$1,000. For information contact 791-9321.
St Lukes Church presents the third staging of its annual concert, Reggae Jazz and Blues Gospel Act 111, at Jamaica College auditorium, starting 5 p.m. Featuring Kevin Downswell and his band; reggae gospel performer Gem Myers; jazz pianist Seretse Small; and Harold Davis alongside Grace Jervis and Mary Issacs. Admission: $2,000. All proceeds go towards the outreach projects.
RasTakura presents the 6th staging of Dispoem, Wordz & Agro Festival, in honour of the founder of dub poetry, Oku Onuora. Venue: Students Pavillion, The College of Agriculture, Science and Education, Portland. Seed fi seeds exchange. Ppatrons are asked to bring organic heirloom traditional seeds. Admission free, donations accepted at the gate.
MONDAY, April 25
Brian 'Ribbie' Chung invites you to come drink a rum to celebrate his birthday, at Ribbiz Ultra Lounge, Barbican Centre, staring 7 p.m.
THURSDAY, April 28
Sherlene and Tavia present a birthday bash called Young, Hot and Sweet at Sherlene's Place, Torrington Lane, Torrington Bridge. Music by Klassic Klymax, with DJ Snow, Glen Stinger, Jiggy Marley, SNR Daley, Welton Irie
FRIDAY, April 29
Dain and Jellete present Mothers Love A Di Greatest, at Miss P HQ, Stepney District, St Ann. Music by Mark Movements. Special guest DJ from America. Guest artistes will be performing. Best-dressed female wins new phone, best female dancer wins US$50. Admission free. Food and soup also free.
Kingston and St Andrew
Roger British presents We Nuh Run Dung Fame, Image Edition, at 60b East Queen Street, Ina City Plaza, from 5 p.m. to midnight.
This and every Friday, NK Deli and Salsa Society of Jamaica presents Pre-Game Fridays, 2-4-1 Happy Hour at New Kingston Conference Center (upstairs New Kingston Business Center). Free salsa classes at 6 p.m. Latin dancing continues until 10 p.m. Music by DJ Drizzy Dre & DJ Chan. Telephone: 754-8714.
This and every Friday, Jackpot Sports Bar presents Come Drink With Me, 42 Giltress Street, Rollington Town, Kingston 2. Every Friday and Saturday, reduced prices on all drinks, lots of giveaways and free tokens to play slots.
BOOM presents Allman Town's 6th Annual Jamboree at Sabina Park. Featuring Demarco, Devin Di Dakta, Razor B, Bugle, Jahmiel, Gully Bop, Gage, Max Element, Shawn Ice, Nesbeth, Maestro Don and many more. Music by Soul Kome Movement. Selectors Fire British, Rhyme Up, and Joe Bling. MC: Nuffy. Admission: Buy a BOOM.