KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica's central bank thinks the country's economy is doing very well and it is using an instantly recognizable symbol of the island to get this message to the people:...
MCKEES ROCKS, Pa. (AP) — On a frigid January night, Leigh Garbo-Minniefield is placing candles around the perimeter of a dance studio at the Father Ryan Arts Center in McKees Rocks.
PARIS (AP) — Reggae music has been inscribed on the prized intangible cultural heritage list of UNESCO, the U.N.'s cultural agency.
UNESCO said Thursday the Jamaican music is unique because it represents "a vehicle of social commentary" and "continues to provide a voice for all" since it was first created by marginalized groups, mainly in the western part of Jamaica's capital of Kingston.
CHICAGO (AP) — An annual festival in Chicago is celebrating 50 years of reggae music and honoring city founder Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable.
The 26th International Festival of Life is scheduled to run Friday through Sunday at Union Park.
Organizers say the festival unites and brings people and nations together through music and culture.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Alongside Nashville's famous row of honky-tonk bars and nightclubs, a new island-inspired sound is emerging in Music City thanks to a Grammy-winning ambassador for reggae music.