The SASOD film festival, Painting the Spectrum 6, continues at Sidewalk Café next week with the programme “Coming Out Stories” which features stories of people who confront their sexuality and then let family and others now.
COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka is hoping to use the glitz of a Bollywood awards ceremony to emerge from the devastation of a quarter century war and re-build its image among global travellers as a serene, sun-bathed Indian Ocean island.
“She doesn’t stand out in a crowd//She might not merit a second glance//But to me, she’s a treasure//And I’ll tell the world that she’s something//She’s something//She’s something of value…” Wherever the opening bars of this song is played, Guyanese, especially those who enjoy ‘oldies’ will come up with the name Mark Holder.
Expect piano, violin, trumpet, sax, pan, solos, duets, choirs, dance and perhaps a bit of theatre. All this and more will be on show come next Sunday, June 6, when the Guyana Music Teachers Association presents its annual concert, ‘Musicians on Stage’.
‘Painting the Spectrum’ the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination’s (SASOD) sixth film festival will open next Tuesday at Sidewalk Café with the film Blueprint ; Guyanese born award winning singer Nhojj is also expected to make an appearance.
Genevieve Nnaji is the first of a new cadre of personalities Nigeria is producing. Nnaji has probably inspired more people to consider a career in acting than all the other popular Nigerian actors put together.
fans to decide
It will either be Tarrus Riley of “Love is Contagious” and “She’s Royal” fame or Gyptian, singer of the now popular “Hold Yuh” who will headline the first summer concert in July but it is left up to fans of the two men to ensure which one it will be.