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The bite fight June 28, 1997 Mike Tyson, heavyweight champion of the world, bit off a piece of the ear of his opponent, Evander Holyfield, during the heavyweight title fight in 1997. Tyson was consequently put on a 16 month suspension.

First staging of champs June 29, 1910 This day marks the inaugural staging of Jamaica’s Inter-Secondary Schools Championship Sports in 1910, held at Sabina Park, Kingston.

UTech becomes a tertiary institution June 30, 1999 On this day in Jamaican history, the University of Technology was signed into law as a tertiary institution by Governor General, Sir Howard Cooke. The signing took place subsequent to its approval by Parliament earlier in June of the same year


Kenny wilson Name:

Kenny Wilson Date of Birth:

September 16, 1989 Claim to fame:

2012 Pulse Male Face of Jamaica winner Game:

Model Where are you from?

I’m from the small but popular fishing village of Rocky Point in Clarendon.


How would you spend your ideal weekend?

My ideal weekend involves be spending quality time with my girlfriend. Swimming in some deep waters at the beach while we listen to alternative, pop and house music and then topping off the day with dinner at Majestic Sushi at Villa Ronai.

What’s your go to spot in Jamaica?

When I get the chance to go home, I love to chill at Fisherman’s Grill in Rocky Point. In Kingston, I love chilling at Usain Bolt’s Tracks & Records for a drink and to catch a quick game.

Wheich country is number 1 on your list to check off? Italy. The architecture is second to none.

Which top models would you most like to work with?

I would love to work with my fellow Pulse models Jeneil Williams and Nell Robinson and of course Naomi Campbell.


Jamaica

Youth Chorale

Let the music move you this weekend at the Jamaica Youth Chorale’s performance, Rooted & Grounded. The musical experience recounts the 1938 rebellions in a piece entitled Sarah’s Sacrifice. Another debut piece is De Bishop an’ de Candle. The season opens on June 29 and closes June 30. Showing at The Little Theatre at 8pm and 6pm respectively. Tickets are $1,000 for students with ID and $1,200 for regular patrons.

www.jamaicayouthchorale.org

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Savour Jamaica:

The Supper cLUB International cuisine journeys to Jamaica dressed in elegance! The Jamaica-based event company, Savour Jamaica, will launch its first nationwide, all-inclusive dining series called “The Supper Club”. The coordinators of this foodie paradise, inclusive of April Jackson- Miss Jamaica Universe 2008-, and Caribbean Producers Jamaica (CPJ), aims at providing Jamaicans with a wider palate of international cuisine and exposure to more exquisite dining experiences. The series will feature phenomenal, international chefs from the world’s best restaurants as well as a showcase of products by CPJ. Rolling its first

sushi in Montego Bay on Saturday, June 29, 2013, The Supper Club will be held within the Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall. Guests can expect an exceptional dining experience, inclusive of a nine-course banquet centred on Japanese cuisine, and should also brace themselves for the gourmet masterpieces of world renowned chef, Scott Hallsworth. The Aussie gastro-genius from one of the world’s best restaurants, Wabi in London, is known for his amazing sushi, which transforms any newbie to this Japanese delicacy into a nori-rolling believer.

And if you get too excited and go full foodie, you can dance off a couple pounds at the Savour

Jamaica After-Party which will be held at Iberostar’s top-notch nightclub. For additional information visit the Savour Jamaica’s website: www.savourjamaica.com Or email: info@savourjamaica.com Or call: 1 347 746 9069


Cassava Fries and Guacamole recipe

In a “staycation” frame of mind? Well don’t limit your taste buds! Why not enjoy your fave foods with a Latin American/Mexican twist? Our hearty cassava and pear never tasted better than this yummy snack combo.

ingredients

2 lb sweet cassava 2 avocados 1 red onion, cut up 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 plummy tomatoes, seeded and diced Juice of 2 limes 2 tbsp cilantro, roughly torn Salt to taste Oil

MethOd Peel cassava, and cut into French fry sticks. Parboil for 10 minutes in salt water and drain. Fry at 350F until golden. Prepare guacamole by cutting avocado in half, scoop out flesh and mash it to your consistency - some people like it chunky, some smooth. Add onion, garlic, tomato, lime juice and cilantro. Add salt to taste Refrigerate for 45 minutes Plate, eat and enjoy! Vibes Tip: Prepare and parboil extra (nuff ) and freeze for future ease.

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Beat the summer heat and stay healthy while doing it with a mango passion smoothie!

Mango Passion Smoothie

how

what

1 large ripe mango 1 cup passion fruit juice ½ cup peach passion flavoured yogurt 2 ice cubes

Put all the ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth.


Waves of Pearls: L’Acadco’s 30th Anniversary Philip Sherlock Centre 7pm ADM: $1,200 (students with ID); $1,500 (regular); $4,000 (season pass)

Friday Sizzla Live Performance Famous Nightclub, Portmore ADM: $1000 edna Manley (Visual Arts) Final Year Show Edna Manley 11am-7pm ADM: Free Bodies in Evidence Olympia Art Centre 202 Old Hope Road 5:30pm - 8pm ADM: Free corporate Mingle Spanish Court Hotel 6pm - 10pm ADM: Business Card

House of Jade Trunk Show and Sale 6 Suamarez Ave, Trafalgar Park 10:30am-8pm (Fashion Show at 7:30pm) ADM: Free

Suzanne Couch and her Big Band Red Bones Cafe 1 Argyle Road 9:30pm ADM: $1500

Dream Mural Randolph Lopez School of Hope 7 Golding Avenue, Papine 11am - 1pm ADM: Free Please donate water based paints, brushes, containers

5iv3: Shorts ‘N’ Shots Quad Nightclub 10pm - 4am ADM: (Guestlist) $1000 (female), $1500 (male) RSVP: 5iv3.topfloor@gmail.com

Mazola Open Studio 74B Hollywood Road, Kingston 2pm - 4pm ADM: Free

Uber Club Privilege 10pm - 4am ADM: $1000 (ladies); $2000 (men)

Recreation Art Showcase Grosvenor Gallery 1 Grosvenor Terrace, Kingston 4pm - 8pm ADM: Free

Scorch 2 Edgecombe Avenue, Barbican 10pm ADM: $1500 (with flyer); $2000 (without sflyer) | $1000 (Ladies with flyer 2-4-1 before 11pm)

Dream Weekend Launch Party : Twisted Spirits & Yush Caymanas Estate, St. Catherine 10pm ADM: $1,000 (with invite); $3,000 (without invite)

saturday CB Pan Chicken Championships: Central Regional Eliminations Manchester High School 10am - 5pm ADM: Free

Star Life Saturdays Famous Nightclub Portmore 10pm ADM: Free (ladies before 12midnight); $500 (men before 12midnight); $1,000 (after 12midnight)


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Kicks for Kids Charity Six-A-Side Football Tournament Campion College 10am ADM: $500 Keesing Live ft C-Sharp 5 Keesing Ave 7pm (gates open); 9pm (showtime) ADM: $1,000 Waves of Pearls: L’Acadco’s 30th Anniversary Gala Philip Sherlock Centre 7pm ADM: $3,000 (general); $4,000 (season pass) Jamdammers Party Marathon 12 Braywick Rd, Jacks Hill 8pm-2am To get tickets, contact racedirector@ reggaemarathon.com or 967-4903 Lights Out 22 Hopefield Avenue, Kingston 9pm - 3am ADM: $1,500 (presold), $2,000 (@ gate) Ultra ++ Summer Series Fiction Lounge, Market Place 10pm - 4am ADM: $1,500 (ladies); $2,000 (men)

sunday Take a Five Art Showcase 46 Lady Musgrave Road 10am - 6pm ADM: Free Fun Fest Hope Botanical Gardens 10am - 7pm ADM: $300 (children over 5 years); $500 (adults); Free (toddlers under 5 years) Last Sundays Art Tour and Screening National Gallery of Jamaica 12 Ocean Boulevard 11am - 3pm ADM: Free Cocomania Coco Loco: Cancun Skyline Roof of Giscombe Gym and Wellness Centre Constant Spring Road 2pm ADM: $2,000 (presold); $2,500 (at the gate) | Ladies 2-4-1 before 6pm Kingston On The Edge Closing Party and Kingston Dub Club 7B Skyline Drive, Papine 9pm ADM: Free



the wkndr eZine - June 28, 2013 Issue