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Issue #148, January 22, 2013
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_RECIPIENT_NAME_, Inside This Week's Newsletter

  • Vote for your favourite Jazz and Blues 2013 Challenge contestant
  • Yam Farmer By Day, Cabaret Star By Night
  • Gleaner ePaper - Your digital replica of the Gleaner
  • New Feature - Jamaica Now

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Vote and select the Jazz and Blues 2013 Challenge winner

Groove with the Gleaner The nine finalists have been selected, and it is now your time to vote and select the winner of the Groove with The Gleaner Online Jazz and Blues Challenge.

Enjoy the videos at http://jamaica-gleaner.com/groove/ and let your vote count. You can vote up to 5 times. Voting closes on Wednesday January 23, 2013.

The winner's prizes include weekend tickets for the 2013 Jazz and Blues Festival on Friday and Saturday night (January 25, 2013 and January 26, 2013 respectively), 2-nights stay at the Sunset Beach Resort & Spa, and Luxury transportation provided by Budget Rental Car Jamaica.

Interesting in the Gleaner: Yam farmer by day, cabaret star by night

Michelle Black It is an intriguing story of Michelle Black, farmer by day and singer by night. Carl Gilchrist gives interesting insights into the strange combination.

Michelle explains: "Some people can't believe, some people don't see me in that light at all. They see me on-stage at night and I'm this glamorous, well-dressed woman singing, and during the days I have on a jeans and T-shirt and a hat. The other day, some people saw me driving the van and said "Is how yuh look so?"

Read more about this interesting story at http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20130112/news/news1.html

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New Feature - Jamaica Now

Jamaica Now Hosted by Heather Cummings, Jamaica Now is a weekly review of major developments relevant to Jamaica, or of enormous international impact. For the latest visit http://jamaica-gleaner.com/videos/category.php?cat=jamaica-now

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Trivia Time: Did You Know?
Miss Lou Did you know that Miss Lou first appeared in a Jamaican pantomime in 1943 with Ranny Williams? For more trivia visit Digjamaica.com

Get an audio CD of Miss Lou as she sings Jamaican folk songs, work songs, dancing songs and banana-boat-loading songs. Among these songs are parables, cautionary tales and opportunities for poking fun.

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