The Scene

T’shanna Cort has hope in her music

T’shanna Cort

“I Have Hope” is the name of the song with which T’shanna Cort won this year’s Junior Calypso Competition and today, nearly six months later, fans from all across Guyana greet her with those words and praise her performance.

Looking at the bigger picture

Fashion forecasters (that’s a career too) predicted that 2016’s fashion trends will involve pantone colours, androgyny, romanticism, 70's fashionborn x chictopia

Following up on last’s week column, fashion careers, this week I wanted to share with you my general response to the commonly asked question, can the Caribbean actually have a thriving fashion industry?

Making a splash: RP Couture

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RP Couture’s Rishma Persaud has been making a splash with her one-of-a-kind elegant pieces. Her latest clothing line ‘Fusion’ was showcased at the recent Jubilee Fashion Extravaganza at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre, Liliendaal.

Guyana needs more literate musicians

Derry Etkins

  By Derry Etkins   I had a very exciting, yet very painful experience, just about a month ago. On May 11, 2016, a theatrical production called, “ONE!” was held at the National Cultural Centre, under the auspices of the Ministry of Social Cohesion.

Careers in fashion

As a case in point Parsons School of Design, a private art and design college in Greenwich Village, Lower Manhattan in New York City, offers 25 different programmes.

When most people in the Caribbean think about fashion as a potential career, the only job titles they tend to associate it with are seamstress, fashion designer or model.

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