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Sameer Khan: Using art to triumph trials

Artist and designer, Sameer Khan has been making waves in the designing arena and is the mastermind behind many of the Mash costumes, the spectacular upside down Christmas tree and the suspending presents at the Giftland Mall that were the buzz of the holidays and led to numerous selfies being posted on the Facebook with his work portrayed in the backdrop.

‘Mash’ celebration kicks off

This year’s Mashramani celebration is being held under the theme ‘Celebration with Dignity, Liberty and Greater Unity,’ and according to the Ministry of Education’s Department of Culture, Youth and Sport Guyanese can look forward to many music-related events.

Fashion trends for 2017

Happy New Year guys! I trust that you are all recharged and ready to take on 2017. January is my favourite month; apart from the numerous sales, it’s basically the only time of the year where you can politely tell someone they need a wardrobe refresher.

Several recognized during Caribbean Voice award ceremony

Last week the Caribbean Voice held its second annual El Dorado award and show ceremony at the Marriott Hotel which saw several individuals and organisations receiving recognition for their work in Guyana on social ills such as suicide, domestic abuse, human trafficking, alcoholism  and drug abuse and fighting stigma and discrimination against the LGBT community.

Majek Fingers hosts annual ‘drumming circle’

Majek Fingers Drumming School will be hosting its seventh annual drumming circle on January 15, at the Botanical Gardens. Being held under the theme ‘Feel the Rhythm of the Drums Drumming Circle’ the event is slated to commence at 3 pm and is billed as “an excellent opportunity to showcase the African cultural heritage, the skills and talents of citizens…” According to a release from the school the drumming circle is based on community building and will showcase unity of the art and the people.

Kishawn Simon intertwines boxing and modelling

Professional boxer and fitness trainer Kishawn Simon is fast approaching the third anniversary of him strutting his stuff on stage as a model but tongues continue to wag about the way he owns the stage and his physique which was on display at the recently concluded Guyana Fashion Week.

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