Category: Entertainment

Remembering Jackie: The Magazine

Remembering Jackie: The Magazine

I tuned  to Radio London online the other day. Can you imagine my surprise when I heard that there was going to be a musical based on the magazine, “Jackie”.  A familiar name to midlife women growing up in England in the 70’s.  That’s when I was introduced to Jackie,  I had put away the childish comics of Bunty and Judy, and moved…

By J. L. James 16/11/2015 0

48th Annual Caribbean Carnival – Today in Toronto

Hello everyone,  I just got back from Jamaica, and found that the Caribbean has come to me, in the form of Toronto’s Annual Caribbean Carnival. This will definitely help with the withdrawal symptoms. Toronto celebrates the “People’s Carnival” today, along the 3.5 kilometre area from Exhibition Place along Lake Shore Blvd, then West to Lake Shore and Parkside Dr.  This…

By J. L. James 01/08/2015 0

Bettye LaVette – Empress of Soul

Bettye LaVette – Empress of Soul

It was a great  Valentine’s evening shared with two time Grammy nominee Bettye LaVatte, at the Flato Markham Theatre.  An  evening with a living legend to remember.  Opening with a group from Windsor, The Walkervilles.  This three piece  band provided a very upbeat Motown/Rock  sound that crossed many genres and paved the way perfectly for the headliner from Michigan.…

By J. L. James 15/02/2015 0