Monthly Archives: February 2012

Treasure Beach Culturefest 2012

 The community of Treasure Beach will kick off its celebrations of Jamaica’s 50th anniversary of independence with the Inaugural staging of Treasure Beach CULTUREFEST 2012 over the weekend of Friday February 24 to Sunday February 26. Treasure Beach CULTUREFEST … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees 2012 reader – Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas is a trained broadcast journalist, who has had a formative career in television at the former Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, the British Broadcasting Corporation and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. He currently works as head of corporate communications and publications … Continue reading

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Talking Trees 2012 panelist – Jean Forbes

Jean Forbes is a Jamaican writer of short stories and also stories for children. Her work has been published in the literary sections of the Jamaica Observer and the Daily Gleaner as well as many publications dedicated to children. She … Continue reading

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Talking Trees 2015 – Children’s programme co-ordinator

Born in Kingston Jamaica with roots in St. Elizabeth and Westmoreland, Ingrid Blackwood is a forester and environmentalist who received her education at the College of Agriculture and University of New Brunswick. She offers consultancy services on environmental and customer … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees 2012 – Recorded talk playlist

Total Playing Time 105 mins Format Length Album and Track Artiste   2:04 Ole! Bullfight Music From Spain Track 20 Espana Cani P. Maarquina – Ramon Cortez Pasodoble Orchestra Spoken 2:26  Free and LaughingTrack 7 The Poinciana Tree   Marguerite Orane www.freeandlaughing.com … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta 2012 – Programme

MC: Gwyneth Harold-Davidson 9:00 Recorded talk – a mix of the spoken word and music 10:00 Fiesta Entrée – Monique Morrison, Melanie Schwapp, Easton Lee, 10:45 JAMCOPY speaks 11:00 Panel discussion – Writing for children. Panelists: Diane Browne,  Jean Forbes, Kellie … Continue reading

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Talking Trees 2012 reader – Monique Morrison

Monique Morrison is a lecturer in English, Communications and Critical Thinking. She has been an un-published short-story writer since her high school years. She began hearing her poetic voices in about 2010 and, encouraged by contemporary poet and comedian Michael … Continue reading

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Talking Trees 2012 reader – Michael Abrahams

 Since 2006, Michael Abrahams has performed comedic and satirical performance poetry and dancehall on the Jamaican stage. He started on Professionals in Cabaret with original compositions; and later that year at the Third Annual Caribbean Christmas Crack-Up. Abrahams has … Continue reading

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Talking Trees 2012 panelist – Kellie Magnus

Kellie Magnus is the author of some 20 published children’s books and stories, including the popular Little Lion series. She has also contributed five children’s books to the Ministry of Education’s primary school curriculum. She is the founder and editorial … Continue reading

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