.@AkibaAbakaArts Partners With Jamaica’s Raw Management Agency For Weekly Talk Series!


“10 Weeks In Jamaica: Theatre Conversations from Jamaica to the World!” is a lively series of weekly discussions  with Jamaica’s leading theatre artists exploring the histories and memories of–and visions for–the Jamaican stage. Produced by Boston-based international theatre production company Akiba Abaka Arts, in partnership with Kingston, Jamaica-based talent agency and production company RAW Management, the series aims to connect Jamaican theatre artists with a global platform of theatre makers looking to gain new knowledge, share best practices around progressive theatre-making, and engage members of the greater Caribbean Diaspora longing for familiar stories of home.  

“10 Weeks in Jamaica” weekly conversations can be streamed live each Sunday at 4 PM; previous episodes of the series featuring Oliver Samuels O.D., Dr. Brian Heap, Dr. Deborah Hickling-Gordon, and Fae Ellington are available for on-demand viewing on the Akiba Abaka Arts YouTube page here.

Each week the series explores a different theme based on the history of Jamaican theatre, and contemporary narratives presented on the Jamaican stage. It runs through January 3, 2021, with the next conversation on Sunday, November 15 at 4 PM titled JAMAICAN ROOTS THEATRE, THEN AND NOW featuring three of the country’s best-know actors: Keith ‘Shebada’ Ramsay, Maylynne Lowe and Volier ‘Maffie’ Johnson. 

Upcoming programs in the series include:

Sunday, November 22, 4PM EST

THE BUSINESS OF THE JAMAICAN STAGE (JAMBIZ)

Speakers: Lenford Salmon and Glen “Titus” Campbell

Sunday, November 29, 4PM EST

DANCEHALL REGGAE AND THE NETTLEFORD EFFECT

Speakers: Orville Hall, Marlon Simms and Neila Ebanks

Sunday, December 6, 4PM EST

JAMAICAN PLAYWRIGHTS ANSWER GEORGE BERNARD SHAW (PART 1)

Speakers: David Tulloch and Fabian Thomas 

Sunday, December 13, 4PM EST

JAMAICAN PLAYWRIGHTS ANSWER GEORGE BERNARD SHAW (PART 2)

Speakers: Dahlia Harris and Amba Chevannes

Sunday, December 20, 4PM EST

QUEER NARRATIVES FROM THE JAMAICAN STAGE

Speakers: Karl Williams and Webster McDonald

Sunday, December 27, 4PM EST

LEADERS OF A NEW STAGE

Speakers: Evone Walters, Andrew Barracks and Rayon McLean

Sunday, January 3, 4PM EST

AFRO-FUTURISM AND THE JAMAICAN STAGE

Speakers: Tanya Batson Savage and Michael Holgate

Check out previous episodes below, and share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

Check out our “13th Street Quarantine Sessions” series!

Jamaica 13th Street Quarantine Sessions Reggae Dancehall Music Blog 13thStreetPromo 13thStreetPromotions Listening Session Youtube Caribbean Boston Rhiya Luna Fvrfvn Trinidad Trinidad and Tobago Hip Hop Singer

Check out these latest releases!

DAVID LYN – KEEP MOVING

Jamaica Miami Dancehall Music Pop Music Blog 13thStreetPromotions 13thStreetPromo David Lyn Keep Moving Tuff Gong Izy Beats Caribbean

SHAV-A – DO IT LIKE ME-PRELUDE

Jamaica Dancehall Pop Music Shav-A Music Music Video 13thStreetPromo 13thStreetPromotions Shav-A Do It Like Me Do It Like Me - Prelude Caribbean Singer Shavanique Allen Admiral Tibet

POPEYE CAUTION X SPLASH ZANOTTI – BOW

Jamaica Florida Dancehall Hip Hop Music Blog 13thStreetPromo 13thStreetPromotions BOW Popeye Caution Splash Zanotti Caribbean Buddu Bye Bow Felva

RHIYA LUNA – CAN’T RECALL

Jamaica Boston Dancehall Music 13thStreetPromo 13thStreetPromotions Rhiya Luna Can't Recall Drunk Party Caribbean Singer Vox Gad Nuh Response Production

CHECK OUT THIS SHATTA WALE PLAYLIST!

Ghana Africa Dancehall Afrobeats Pop Music Blog 13thStreetPromotions 13thStreetPromo Shatta Wale Playlist The African Dancehall King African King Shatta Movement Spotify Tidal Jamaica Caribbean Mavado Shenseea Burna Boy Medikal Mz Vee

GyalKapone x Wavy Jones – “Never”

GyalKapone Wavy Jones Never Music Dancehall Pop Blog 13thStreetPromotions 13thStreetPromo Caribbean Heartbreak Kamoey Ng-You Singer 13th Street Visuals

Check Out “ABC Fast Or Slow” Today!

Jamaica, App, App Development, Caribbean, Blog, 13thStreetPromotions, 13thStreetPromo, Kenard Smith, ABC Fast Or Slow, Google Play, iTunes, App Store, Android, iOS

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.