The Scene

GBTI/Buxton Steel Orchestra revives village’s once proud tradition

GBTI/Buxton Steel Orchestra revives village’s once proud tradition

For the second year the GBTI/Buxton Steel Orchestra walked away with the first prize for the school big band category in the Mash Steel Panorama competition and it is testimony to the hard work of the young members who have taken to steel pan .

Mosa the magnificent

Mosa the magnificent

Wole Soyinka’s The Lion and The Jewel runs until March 5 at the Theatre Guild and those who haven’t seen it yet should make the time to do so .

The sweet side of breadfruit

The sweet side of breadfruit

Hi Everyone,  Last weekend I bought 2 breadfruit .

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Mashramani: A national shame

Mashramani: A national shame

If you are expecting me to tell you how fabulous my Mashramani was, think again! After last year Mash I was embarrassed to say I was even contemplating going this year .

2015 Soca Monarch calls ‘Unruly’ win his best yet

2015 Soca Monarch calls ‘Unruly’ win his best yet

– dedicates it to his fans

This is the third time that the Carib Soca Monarch crown is sitting on his head but for the recently crowned king Jumo Primo this time the taste of victory is just different and he believes it is because he worked hard coupled with the monumental support he received and continues to receive .

Children’s costume parade

Children’s costume parade

It was more than fitting that this year’s Children’s Costume and Float Parade was held on February 14, St Valentine’s Day .

The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon .

The pleasure and pain of gardening

The pleasure and pain of gardening

Hi Everyone,I’ve never considered myself to be someone who has a green thumb .

The Lion and the Jewel opens tonight

The Lion and the Jewel opens tonight

Beginning today, and running until March 5, Wole Soyinka’s The Lion and the Jewel will be staged at the Theatre Guild Playhouse, Kingston .

Kimberly Niles for That Look Boutique

Kimberly Niles for That Look Boutique

Hey Guys, I am finally back in Guyana after a 50-day detox situation .

Guyanese-Canadian singer releases world fusion album

Guyanese-Canadian singer releases world fusion album

– folk music with a twist, plus jazz, soul and Latin rhythms

Canada-based Guyanese singer Fauzya Moore has just released her debut album, ‘My Six Seasons’, a fusion of Bossa Nova, Jazz, Soul, and Caribbean and Latin American rhythms .

Soca Valentine

Soca Valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day .

Cooking in season Breadfruit Pie

Cooking in season Breadfruit Pie

Hi Everyone, Towering above houses, generously scattered across the length and breadth of the region, breadfruit trees are laden with globes of fruit hanging from strong stems .

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My German experience

My German experience

As my time in Europe winds down, today I decided to share some photos and experiences from my trip .

Y3K Band performs tonight in New York

Y3K Band performs tonight in New York

When the One Billion Rising ‘Artistic Uprising’ takes to the stage of the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City at 7 pm today, Guyana and the Caribbean will be ably represented by local band Y3K .

Grammy Awards

Grammy Awards

The 57th annual Grammy Awards will be shown live on television tomorrow night .

Using Preserved Limes

Using Preserved Limes

Hi Everyone,  It’s been 4 weeks to the day since I first wrote to you about preserved limes .

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‘Election predictions’ among Link Show 31 highlights

‘Election predictions’ among Link Show 31 highlights

‘An election link’ and a lot of predictions on the outcome will be among the highlights of Link Show 31, which opens at the National Cultural Centre (NCC) on February 20 for a 5-night run .

Tennicia De Freitas: Chic Style

Tennicia De Freitas: Chic Style

In keeping with my promise to always feature style sessions with local artists here is another one .

Ravi D’s music keeps him in touch with reality

Ravi D’s music keeps him in touch with reality

By Kenesha Fraser Even though he was immensely interested in music from a tender age, Ravi Deoshankar Mohan only really felt a true connection to the harmonies of sound in 1988 .

SOCA, Chutney and calypso

SOCA, Chutney and calypso

Two weeks ago when we mulled over the comments made by the lady at Bourda Market, while reflecting on the run up to Mashramani, we had an overall look at the local music scene .

It’s nice, from herb to spice Coriander/Cilantro

It’s nice, from herb to spice Coriander/Cilantro

Hi Everyone, From the root, to the stems, to the leaves, to the flowers, and seeds, coriander is edible .

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Guyana Where & What 8 now available

Guyana Where & What 8 now available

Complete with a Portuguese translation of the information section in a nod to the businesses and tourists now proliferating here, the eighth edition of Guyana Where & What is now available .

Demerara Gold:  The story behind the story

Demerara Gold: The story behind the story

Ingrid Griffith leaves Guyana today after a successful run of her one-woman show Demerara Gold, but hopes to return soon in a different capacity .

Pearly Wong at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week

Pearly Wong at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week

Germany is home to two exceptional car manufacturers: Mercedes Benz and BMW .

Nelsion Nurse: Designing man

Nelsion Nurse: Designing man

Nelsion Nurse has won several awards for his designs of Mashramani costumes bands and props for his fashion designs as well .

Demerara Gold

Demerara Gold

Magnetism virtually oozes from Ingrid Griffith the minute she sets foot on stage and begins her monologue; you just can’t take your eyes off her .

A market find: Fenugreek (Methi) leaves

A market find: Fenugreek (Methi) leaves

Hi Everyone, One of the pleasures of visiting outdoor markets is that there is always something new to discover .

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A Royal Twist for Naya Zamana 20

A Royal Twist for Naya Zamana 20

Come next Saturday, the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha’s (GHDS) annual show takes to the stage at the National Cultural Centre in ‘A Royal Twist’ .

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Berlin

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Berlin

When we think of fashion capitals, London, Paris, Milan and New York immediately come to mind .

Fidal Bassier’s photography: More than words can say

Fidal Bassier’s photography: More than words can say

By Rae WiltshireThere are two things that seem to be strongly linked to creativity - pain and cultural mixing .

Bring on the Guyanese music

Bring on the Guyanese music

Overheard at the Bourda Market: “Now Mash coming round, dey gun kill we wid Guyanese music! I like it though!” But just what is Guyanese music? This country is truly a melting pot when it comes to music .



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