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Dr Patricia Cambridge’s Piano Improvisations for Cultural Centre next week

Come Friday at 8 pm, the National Cultural Centre is the venue for ‘Piano Improvisations: An Evening With Dr Patricia Cambridge.’ According to information released, Cambridge, one of Guyana’s outstanding pianists, winner of the Phillip Pilgrim Memorial Harp (1974) and graduate of the Boston Conservatory, will perform her unique and exciting improvisations of Guyanese and other music.

Miss Guyana Talented Teens receive prizes

The newly crowned Miss Guyana Talented Teen Alia Wong was recently presented with her first prize of day trip to Arrow Point Nature Resort compliments of the Roraima Group of Companies and other prizes compliments of Nayelli Beauty Salon, Moi Tori Boutique and Upper Level Boutique.

Culture, vanity and Milan

Milan Fashion Week opened with the country’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi pledging his continuing support for the industry. My favourite quote from his speech was: “What I’m asking you is to help this country offer products as fascinating as your own collections, products made of values, culture, ideals, which are at the heart of craftsmanship as well as of people’s sentiment.” Though the value of Italian craftsmanship is undisputed and second to none, perhaps he was trying to remind the creative industries that in order for people to remember the product and pledge their loyalty they must have something intangible to draw them back as well.

Brixton Stories comes to Theatre Guild

London based Brixton Stories tonight opens at Theatre Guild with a gala performance and continues tomorrow night with the sole aim of raising funds for the non-governmental organisation Artist In Direct Support (AIDS) which has been facing a funding challenges over the past few years.

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