A big, burly man, Kijana Lewis is surprisingly light on his feet on stage .
In this little piece of paradise we call Guyana, we hardly depend on the tourism industry yet we have much to offer .
Hi Everyone, I’m seeing red, but I’m not angry .
A childhood dream of being a writer has now become a reality for Julia Kanhai, who recently published her first novel Backslider .
“Who taking over, ChineseBig business in Guyana, ChineseCellphones and your TV, ChineseEverything now in the country, ChineseThe clothing you wear, ChineseWomen check out your false hair, ChineseAyo look at me, I am an Afro-Chinese” It was third time lucky for 2014 Junior Calypso Monarch Shontell Gittens, who had previously entered the competition in 2012 and 2013 .
Some people are arguing that there is no longer a Mashramani, not even in the traditional sense of the word .
By Timothy AustinWith the Winter Olympics over, our television viewing attention now turns to another race for gold, the 2014 Oscars .
Guyanese designer Michelle Cole has been named the Young Gifted and Black Entrepreneurial Awards Designer of the Year .
Beginning tomorrow and continuing every Sunday for the month of March, artist and designer Tracy Douglas will create a wombmyn’s (women’s) circle at Pan-dama Retreat, on the Soesdyke/Linden High-way .
After a four-night run at Parc Rayne, the Link Show producers have decided to move back to the National Cultural Centre citing the seating capacity of Parc Rayne .
Neaz Subhan has been in the performing arts for a whopping 30-plus years and he still plays a very active role today .
I would love to know why we really celebrate Mashramani .
Hi Everyone,Tomorrow is Mashramani and apart from the main event – the parade of costumes and bands in various parts of the country – the number one activity that many will be participating in is some form of picnic .
The Scene Cartoon .
It has been one year since he stormed on stage declaring “God Don’t Sleep” and unnerved a government minister who had the calypso pulled from the air .
Amazingly talented performances rocked a packed George Walcott Lecturer Theatre (GWLT) last Friday, February 14, when the Turkeyen Campus of the University of Guyana (UG) held its ‘Talent Splash’ .
Blue Sackie Day Care and Play Group toddlers with their Blue Sackie float preparing for their Mash parade yesterday .
Kiskadee Kids Day Care and Play Group sets out on its Mash Parade yesterday .
(Billboard) - Sorry dance fans, Ne-Yo is going back to R&B .
BEVERLEY HILLS, California (Reuters) - When Cheryl Boone Isaacs presides over the Oscars on March 2, her mere presence will convey a statement on diversity in Hollywood as the first African-American president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and its third woman in its 86 years .
Birds of a feather: Blue Sackie Day Care and Play Group and Kiskadee Kids Day Care and Play Group ‘mashing’ together in Kitty yesterday .
“When something wrong and is know you know//Stand up, stand up and say it is so…” Many people who see Paul Budnah around will associate this song from the Link Show with him .
Guyanese-born poet, writer and academic David Dabydeen is perhaps one of the most colourful literary artists of his time .
Hi Everyone, Looking to brighten and perk up your food and beverage? Add a little zest! I don’t mean enthusiasm, zeal and passion – although those won’t hurt – I am talking about citrus zest .
The Rupununi Music and Arts Festival kicked off yesterday and will run until tomorrow with the small savannah village of Annai hosting several international performers, including the American alternative rock band Filligar .
Link Show 30 is set to begin with a gala event at its new venue, Parc Rayne, Rahaman’s Park, Houston on February 20 from 7 .
The Indian Cultural Centre screens Hungama (2003) at its Lot 67 New Haven, Bel Air, Georgetown location today from 5 .
Her name is well known in entertainment circles .
To close off three weeks of writing about the local music scene, I am zooming in on a genre that in Guyana at least, seems to have lost its steam .
Hi Everyone,A couple of years ago, no, wait almost 4 years ago (where does the time go?!) I wrote telling you about an amazing cornbread I had at a barbeque restaurant in the United States .
The Scene Cartoon .
The semi final of the 2014 calypso competition is on tonight at the Bartica Community Centre Ground .
Disajust-Stepa whose real name is Fenton Collins is a Guyana-born reggae and dancehall music artist currently living in the South of France since 1995 .
(Billboard) - After ascending to the summit last week, “Dark Horse”, Katy Perry’s ninth Hot 100 No 1 (and Juicy J’s first) gains in all metrics .
(Billboard) - Mariah Carey, Jennifer Hudson and Janelle Monae are among the artists set to perform at BET Honors 2014 .