His name has become synonymous with down-to-earth Guyanese music because John ‘Slingshot’ Drepaul is about as real as it gets .
Why do women do it? I’m talking about the breaking up of the house before Christmas .
Hi Everyone, The preparation for the Christmas feast kicks into high gear from this weekend .
With a title like “Black-ish”, ABC’s newest family sitcom surrounding a successful black family was bound to garner a lot of buzz .
Christmas is around the corner and for many of us this means shopping; new wardrobe for work and probably even some new Brazilian weave .
Sonia Noel has been trending on social media and from the buzz, it appears that she is well on the way to closing 2014 with a bang .
The masquerade bands on the streets and the smells in the air; the holidays are the best time of the year! Seriously who does not like Christmas? It really is the most wonderful time of the year! Georgetown transforms before our very eyes, the streets look a bit cleaner; police officers in neat uniforms patrol on foot, directing traffic and keeping the pickpockets at bay .
Hi Everyone, the pièce de résistance at Christmas is the ham – a very large cut of meat, cured, cooked and glazed to glistening perfection .
When it comes to reggae, dancehall, soca and chutney, we Guyanese tend to pride ourselves on our link to the Caribbean; none of these genres might have originated here but we sure do take them and make them seem so .
It’s hard to write about fashion every week when you are based in a region that has a struggling fashion industry .
By Jairo Rodrigues Paul Anthony Charles, one of the top dancers with the widely acclaimed Classique Dance Company is on a self-propelled upward curve that has so far won him the inaugural Mr Guyana International title and he is determined to rise even higher .
Gobble Gobble! I hope you enjoyed Thanksgiving Day on Thursday .
Hi Everyone,There are many old time foods that we can make today using the most modern of appliances and techniques, but Conkies (aka sweet dumplings) is not one of them .
The Scene Cartoon .
After spending four full days in Kingston, Jamaica for ‘The Collection Moda’, I can safely say Trinidad & Tobago has the best designer content .
In the theatre circles he is the short man with the big voice, an emerging talent and this week Nickose Layne, Best Director in the Junior Category of the National Drama Festival two years in a row sat down this week with The Scene to talk about his passion for theatre .
Guyanese people: multi-ethnic with mixed and celebrated cultures, united heritage and diversity; one of the most resilient groups of Caribbean people .
Hi Everyone, Smoky, salty, fatty, crispy, bacon is all that and more .
Ten students from Nigeria, Venezuela, Guyana, Congo and India currently attending the Texila American University (TAU) will compete for the titles of Mr and Miss Texila American University 2015 in their second annual pageant on the night of November 29 under the theme ‘A Royal Affair’ .
Nadia Thomas-Winter and her niece Natalya Thomas will launch their clothing line, ‘Fashion into the Night’ on December 30 at the Ramada Princess International Hotel in Providence .
Last Wednesday Meiling held her annual collection showing alongside knitwear designer Aisling .
Clinton Duncan’s career as a theatrical makeup artist started just after high school .
The University of Guyana’s main campus in Turkeyen graduated over 1,500 students last week Saturday and many of these graduates will move on to further their education elsewhere, reside in another country or, as the guest speaker Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (Caricom), Irwin LaRocque recommended, apply for the Caribbean Single Market and Economy Recognition of Skills Certificate and enhance the development of their region .
Hi Everyone, I love feet, that is, chicken feet, pig’s feet and cowheel .
I got back from Port-of-Spain on Monday afternoon after a long and tiring week of fashion shows, collection viewing events and art exhibitions .
Women directors dominated last Friday night when the awards for the fourth National Drama Festival were handed out at the National Cultural Centre .
The closing ceremony of the fourth National Drama Festival was truly “The Night of Stars” as it was dubbed and shining brightest of them all for her successful direction of the festival and choreography of the closing ceremony was Colette Jones-Chin .
Hi Everyone, Have you ever had Okra Slush? No? Man you missing out, especially, if like me, you can’t get enough of the slender, green-apple-coloured vegetable called okra (ochroes) .
Centre Stage Productions, a new drama group, won several awards in the Junior Category of the National Drama Festival last week with its play What If .
When Lisa Punch was on centre stage a few months ago, a lot of questions were asked in connection with the local support given to local artists .
Expressions 2, the second in the new production series staged by GEMS Theatre Productions, is set for tomorrow evening at the Theatre Guild playhouse in Kingston .
Former journalist Annalisa Bahadur has published her first volume of poetry A Flower’s Envy .