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For Nickose Layne life is theatre and theatre is life

For Nickose Layne life is theatre and theatre is life

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

Guyanese people

Guyanese people: multi-ethnic with mixed and celebrated cultures, united heritage and diversity; one of the most resilient groups of Caribbean people .

Forbidden Love Bacon

Forbidden Love Bacon

Hi Everyone, Smoky, salty, fatty, crispy, bacon is all that and more .

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Ten to compete in Texila American University pageant

Ten to compete in Texila American University pageant

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’ .

Aunt and niece set  to launch fashion line

Aunt and niece set to launch fashion line

- contributing to the fight against cervical cancer

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 .

6 Carlos, Prada Street & Maracus Beach in Meiling

6 Carlos, Prada Street & Maracus Beach in Meiling

Last Wednesday Meiling held her annual collection showing alongside knitwear designer Aisling .

Clinton Duncan: The face behind the faces on stage

Clinton Duncan: The face behind the faces on stage

Clinton Duncan’s career as a theatrical makeup artist started just after high school .

Greener pastures

Greener pastures

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 .

Steppers, Trotters & Heels

Steppers, Trotters & Heels

Hi Everyone, I love feet, that is, chicken feet, pig’s feet and cowheel .

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Trinidadian fashion pack

Trinidadian fashion pack

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 .

Six women win Best Director awards  in fourth National Drama Festival

Six women win Best Director awards in fourth National Drama Festival

 Women directors dominated last Friday night when the awards for the fourth National Drama Festival were handed out at the National Cultural Centre .

National Drama Festival awards

National Drama Festival awards

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 .

Okra Slush  – It sweet fuh days!

Okra Slush – It sweet fuh days!

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) .

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New drama group shines  at national festival

New drama group shines at national festival

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 .

Just Jackie

Just Jackie

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  for Theatre Guild

Expressions 2 for Theatre Guild

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 publishes first  book of poetry

Former journalist Annalisa Bahadur publishes first book of poetry

Former journalist Annalisa Bahadur has published her first volume of poetry A Flower’s Envy .

Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ heading for second week at No 1

Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ heading for second week at No 1

(Billboard) - Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ should easily lock up a second week at No 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week .

Selena Gomez debuts new single

Selena Gomez debuts new single

She may only be 22 but Selena Gomez has loved, lost and loved again - and has done so with the world looking on .

Michelle Cole vs Randy Madray

Michelle Cole vs Randy Madray

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

Hamlet

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 .

Coconut Oil Pound Cake

Coconut Oil Pound Cake

Hi Everyone,I’ve been baking and experimenting .

 The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon .

Universality of Hamlet cinched touring Globe’s choice

Universality of Hamlet cinched touring Globe’s choice

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 .

Carpe Diem? Maybe not…

Carpe Diem? Maybe not…

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 .

Women directors dominate nominations for drama festival

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 .

Ingrid Griffith’s Demerara Gold:  poignant, relatable and identifiable

Ingrid Griffith’s Demerara Gold: poignant, relatable and identifiable

By Alysia ChristianiFor many Caribbean families, the immigration story is a familiar one .

Tourism and hospitality

Tourism and hospitality

Hospitality is the bedrock of tourism .

Hot Candy

Hot Candy

Hi Everyone, Hot, spicy, peppery and sweet, candied ginger is a real sweet treat .

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Ten in race for Mr Guyana International title

Ten in race for Mr Guyana International title

Under the theme ‘True Sons of the Soil’, ten contestants will compete for the first ever Mr Guyana International title .

State House but no statement

State House but no statement

Last weekend I visited State House to attend a charity fundraiser .

Pulitzer-winning play Disgraced probes identity, prejudice

Pulitzer-winning play Disgraced probes identity, prejudice

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 .

From Bates Motel to Ouija, Olivia Cooke finds breakout in horror

From Bates Motel to Ouija, Olivia Cooke finds breakout in horror

[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 .



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