In the last publication of On the House Magazine we featured an outstanding
spoken word artist who dubs himself the "Kriativ Aktivis".
His pieces are normally geared towards cultural phenomenons, black pride as
well as social happenings. He states/ "I am not confrontational by nature
Black as Cole is the kind of band that seems to fuse all the genres which
they have come across in their lifetime to create a sound that is exclusively
theirs- unique. Imagine culture smashed very intricately with passion and
intimacy. If you don't know Black as Cole then now is as good as any...
/Kingston, Jamaica, May 17, 2013/ - Popular artist and
philanthropist* Shaggy* has joined *Tarrus Riley* and* Cherine* for the
inaugural staging of Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts
fundraising concert, */Water the Roots/*, on the grounds of the campus at 1
Major Lazor (Featuring Busy Signal) "Watch Out for This"
The video has been out for a little while now, however we had to share our
thoughts on this amazing production while sensitizing our readers who may not
have yet stumbled across this ones. Directed by Jamaican director Jay Will,
"Watch Out for This" is a quintessential representation of Danceh...
Walter "Tha Future" Russell House of the Arts Interview
Walter Tavares Russell Jr., better known as "Tha Future" was born in Lucea,
Hanover on November 21, 1987. He is the son of Reverend Walter Tavares
Russell Sr. Danny and Sandra Loretta Campbell-Russell. Danny and Sandra gave
birth to three children, one girl and two boys, of which “Tha Future...
What a group sound good eeh?! Nomaddz is a group known for their unique,
diverse approach to a craft they have perfected to the "T." They so
effortlessly address topical issues through a comical approach, while
skillfully pulling unique aspects of the Jamaican culture to cleverly blend
The Real Cabby Chronicles is a documentary film that explores the challenges
and daily experiences of Taxi Operators in Kingston, Jamaica.
The film is centred on the life of route taxi operator Richard Jackson, who
shares his daily experiences of operating in Kingston and providing for his
Usain Bolt Foundation announces Samsung Camera Workshop in Jamaica
The Usain Bolt Foundation has partnered with triple double Olympic Champion
and world record holder Usain Bolt’s newest sponsor Samsung Camera to host
a three day Photographic workshop for 25 students (ages 13-17) from
throughout the island of Jamaica.
The workshop will take place from May ...
While the art scene grows in Jamaica, NLS works towards a more connected
global network in which unconventional art, ideas and artists are accessed
openly through our artist residency program.
Their first Summer artist-in-residence Wilmer Wilson IV is a Washington
DC-based artist who works ...