The Scene

Caribbean education magazine launched

The cover of the magazine

The first edition of a magazine designed to address illiteracy in the Caribbean particularly among children, by merging culture with education, was officially launched at the National Library, Guyana earlier this week.

Wildfire set to blaze a new trail

Five young men are promising to take Guyana’s entertainment industry to a new level and if their track record is anything to speak about the country can certainly look forward to top of the line entertainment events with just the right touch of class as a finisher.

Woeful Windies… woeful me!

Culture Box Why is the West Indies cricket team continuing to torment its fans in such cruel fashion? It is like these boys/men (whichever you prefer) take pleasure in turning the knife round and round after plunging it into the hearts of their adoring fans.

Mrs Cummings’ Swiss Roll

Sliced Swiss Roll  (Photo by Cynthia Nelson)

Hi Everyone, The Swiss Roll, like the Pau I wrote about a couple of months ago, is another one of those outstanding treats that was frequently offered at cake sales back in the days of my growing up.

Jorge Bowenforbes’ ‘Remembering Guiana’ for national gallery

Jorge Bowenforbes stands near one of his works of art

US-award winning Guyanese artist Jorge Bowenforbes, will later this month host an exhibition depicting pre-Independence images of Guyana. Bowenforbes, who is gradually “settling down” after returning to these shores several months ago, told The Scene recently that the exhibition, which had been on his agenda ever since he returned here last year, will be one of a kind, as his “huge” paintings are expected to grab the public’s attention.