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 .
(Billboard) - Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ should easily lock up a second week at No 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week .
She may only be 22 but Selena Gomez has loved, lost and loved again - and has done so with the world looking on .
The Miss Guyana Universe pageant has come and gone, with favourite Niketa Barker taking the crown and title at the Pegasus Hotel-staged event .
Hamlet came to a local stage two Fridays ago, brought by the Shakespeare’s Globe which is on a two-year travelling world tour commemorating the playwright’s 450th birth anniversary; a treat for Guyana, or so I thought .
Hi Everyone,I’ve been baking and experimenting .
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When William Shakespeare first penned the famous quote that begins, “All the world’s a stage…” in the 16th century he would have had no idea that more than 400 years later they would be taken literally with the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre’s world tour of Hamlet .
For the first time in about four years, I got the opportunity to finally sit in on one of Donna Ramsammy James’s fashion shows .
The highly anticipated National Drama Festival awards ceremony is set for tomorrow evening, at the National Cultural Centre, when the winners in the various categories will be known .
By Alysia ChristianiFor many Caribbean families, the immigration story is a familiar one .
Hospitality is the bedrock of tourism .
Hi Everyone, Hot, spicy, peppery and sweet, candied ginger is a real sweet treat .
Under the theme ‘True Sons of the Soil’, ten contestants will compete for the first ever Mr Guyana International title .
Last weekend I visited State House to attend a charity fundraiser .
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A dinner party in an elegant New York apartment goes terribly wrong in Disgraced, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play about ambition, race, religion and identity that opened on Broadway .
[caption id="attachment_309258" align="alignleft" width="216"] Olivia Cooke[/caption]LOS ANGELES(Reuters) - Sitting in a palm-tree lined cemetery in Hollywood promoting her latest film, Bates Motel actress Olivia Cooke says the impact of working in the horror genre has left her emotions on edge .