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When it rains…


When it rains I pray that the Demerara River does not overflow into my front yard. On mornings when it doesn’t rain my dear boss is curious about whether my village has finally been swallowed by this brown river.

Two’s A Crowd Too on tonight

From left: Miranda Austin, Godfrey Naughton and Nicola Moonsammy at rehearsal.

Godfrey Naughton’s Two’s A Crowd Too will be on at the National Cultural Centre this evening. The play is essentially a continuation of Two’s A Crowd written by the late Sir Ian Valz in the 1980s.

Glamour on Wellington set for today

This evening models will strut their stuff in a ‘glamorous’ setting when Guyana Fashion Weekend (GFW) and the Glamour Designer Brands presents ‘Glamour on Wellington’ which will showcase designs from local and overseas designers.

Watch de Ride strikes a chord with audience

Leslyn Lashley (slightly hidden), Abigail Browser and Kijana Lewis

– sets the stage for national conversation on minibus culture Ronald Hollingsworth’s Watch de Ride was produced over a decade ago yet its rebirth on stage at the National Cultural Centre last weekend betrayed no signs of a play long gone and out of touch.

Kross Kolor goes to WOMEX

Next week in Denmark, Kross Kolor Records CEO Burchmore Simon and his team mates Melissa Roberts and Denis Ward will attend WOMEX (World Music Expo), probably the single most promising event that will surely ensure a place for Guyanese music in the world’s’ sphere.

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