‘Christmas With Us’ Vol 2 by Various Artistes, touts itself in its inner pocket as being “a taste of Guyanese Christmas” and that is exactly what it offers, perhaps too much of a taste.
As we rush to Christmas and the close of the year—yes this is the last Saturday in November—the predictable and unpredictable is happening in the world of entertainment.
“Hello… It’s me,” Adele sings and the world responds with tears, joy, memes, gifs and over a million downloads in the shortest time possible.
Out of the blue last Thursday, which was October 29, the media were informed that the Miss Guyana Universe Pageant contestants were going to be introduced to the media and the public on Sunday evening, November 1, at the Princess Hotel.
Living the dream. Beyond my wildest dreams. I never dreamed… Pinch me, I’m dreaming. These are some of the comments people make when something happens that they never believed would come to pass.
Next year, Guyana celebrates 50 years as an independent nation. Whoo-hoo! There are certain milestones that are viewed as exceptional and 50 years is one such.
In the reality television show “Bring it!” Diana Williams, owner of the ‘Dancing Dolls’ studio in Jackson Mississippi and her dancers go head to head in competitions with similar groups of dancers, winning trophies and bragging rights.
Barbados-born international pop star Rihanna has debuted the cover of her upcoming album and its name.
‘ANTI’ is what it’s be called, she told the media, friends and fans at a private event in Los Angeles on Thursday, when the artwork of the album was unveiled.
On Wednesday last, MovieTowne Cinema in Port of Spain held the world premiere of the film Bazodee with all of the trimmings you’re likely to find at the premiere of a new film: celebrities, gala reception, couture, cocktails and so on.
A letter which appeared in the Stabroek News this week decrying the presence of two small girls in a movie theatre where an ‘R’ rated film was playing was not as shocking as it was disappointing.
On Thursday, Billboard gave props to 29-year-old Jamaican artist OMI, naming his song “Cheerleader” the ‘Song of the Summer’.
This is huge for OMI, born Omar Samuel Pasley, for several reasons, chief among them being that Billboard sort of sets the tone in the American music industry.
Another Emancipation Day has come and gone. This year’s celebration marked 177 years since our enslaved forebears were set free. The day, August 1, is marked by a celebration held in the National Park under the auspices of the African Cultural Development Association (ACDA) which seems to set itself forward as the national authority on African culture.
A mere 22, the age at which many young women are starting their careers, Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of legendary singer Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown has died and will likely be laid to rest on Monday although a funeral service is reportedly set for today.
Fans jump all over celebrities all the time, full of hero worship. They love their music, their style; they want to look like them – they wish they could be them.
A few years ago – okay more than a few – I was tormented for more than a month, by a man who constantly rang my number asking for ‘Sandra.’
I tried once to reason with him; it was a disaster.