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The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts has been through several stages in its evolution. The four Schools—Drama, Music, Dance, and Visual Arts—started out at different locations in Kingston. Two of the Schools, namely the School of Art and the School of Music, are historic because of their establishment in 1951 and 1961 respectively, before the island gained its independence from Britain in 1962.
Marcia Rowe, Jamaica Gleaner Writer
There were a number of cathartic moments in the production Ruined. Playwright Lynn Nottage’s story of the devastating effect of the civil war in The Democratic Republic of Congo on the country’s women was not lost.
Like highly skilled chefs that have mastered the kitchen, the highly experienced Faculty of the Edna Manley College School of Music whipped up savoury jazz dishes at the recently held School of Music 50th Anniversary Faculty Jazz Recital.