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Rafieya Husain taking her dedication and determination to Miss World

Rafieya Husain taking her dedication and determination to Miss World

Rafieya Husain believes that being a pageant title holder is a job that requires hard work, dedication and determination, because you’re no longer representing yourself but a group of people, a country and as is the case with her current crown, the prestigious brand of Miss World .

Celebrating our first  peoples

Celebrating our first peoples

September is the month when we celebrate the first peoples of this land; their culture, their heritage, their history and remember why special attention needs to be placed on protecting their livelihoods, and their land .

Food, Fellowship & Friendship Fort Lauderdale Soirée – Pt. 1

Food, Fellowship & Friendship Fort Lauderdale Soirée – Pt. 1

Hi Everyone,This week begins a 4-part series of a gathering of Tastes Like Home friends that was held in July of this year .

Hello, Stretch marks!

Hello, Stretch marks!

Caribbean people have latched onto the “summer” idea like they have with most other northern and western practices and trends .

Guyanese designers at the recent Caribbean New York Fashion Week

Guyanese designers at the recent Caribbean New York Fashion Week

Sonia Noel, who is promoting and marketing her First Resort collection and Makin’ Style magazine overseas, poses with Selwyn Collins author and talk show host in New York .

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The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon .

‘Lil Red’ looks to the big time

‘Lil Red’ looks to the big time

When Jonathan King was 12 years old, he entered the Junior Calypso Competition .

Let the  music play

Let the music play

Listening to Rihanna earlier this week (not on the radio) plead with the DJ to put the song “pon de replay” and also to “turn the music up” because “all the gyal on the dance floor wantin’ some more” suddenly reminded me that I had not listened to the radio in a while .

Slow to sweetness Caramelized onions

Slow to sweetness Caramelized onions

Hi Everyone,A couple of weeks ago I was telling you about sweating onions, well this week, it is about caramelizing the alliums .

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The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon .

Style and politics

Style and politics

Growing up, I had always been drawn to the style of women who are involved in politics or married to men who are .

Young businesswoman set to promote African culture

Young businesswoman set to promote African culture

– after winning Miss Emancipation crown

Franale Holder is Guyana’s newest Miss Emancipation, but she is much more than just a beauty queen .

Exploring Georgetown: Improper management

Exploring Georgetown: Improper management

Over the last few weeks I have been writing reviews on my experiences around the city; the culture, arts and night life .

Foodie Summer Pursuits

Foodie Summer Pursuits

Hi Everyone,  Each summer when I travel for my annual vacation, there is always a foodie pursuit for an ingredient, a tool, a piece of equipment or something kitchen related .

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‘Girl on Fire’ Lisa Punch plans to blaze a trail

‘Girl on Fire’ Lisa Punch plans to blaze a trail

A little off the beat but when The Scene approached Lisa Punch in Guyana for another interview about her life after the Rising Star competition, she did not let us down but her schedule was way too busy for just one sitting .

Copies, imitation, counterfeit…

Copies, imitation, counterfeit…

We all buy some form of counterfeit clothing today, whether we like it or not .

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade’s wedding guests will sign a confidentiality agreement

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade’s wedding guests will sign a confidentiality agreement

[caption id="attachment_302790" align="alignleft" width="385"] Garbrielle Union and Dwyane Wade[/caption]Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade are about to tie the knot and want their ceremony to remain top secret .

Miley Cyrus’s homeless VMAs date  Jesse in after being sought by  police  violating his probation

Miley Cyrus’s homeless VMAs date Jesse in after being sought by police violating his probation

[caption id="attachment_302797" align="alignleft" width="175"] Night to remember: Miley Cyrus and her homeless, wanted date Jesse attend the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum August 24 in Inglewood, California[/caption]Miley Cyrus’ homeless VMA date finally turned himself in to police Thursday night and was formally arrested for violating the conditions of his probation .

Rachel Oneika Phillips: Dance belongs to me

Rachel Oneika Phillips: Dance belongs to me

“My father says faithfully that I danced before I could walk,” Rachel Oneika Phillips says .

Exploring Georgetown: Lounges

Exploring Georgetown: Lounges

So where do you go when you want relax and have a few drinks with friends? A lounge, that’s where!Much like its name implies, a lounge is a place where you can chill (relax), enjoy cocktails and conversations .

Sweating The Good Stuff

Sweating The Good Stuff

Hi Everyone,  Sweat is one of the least appetizing words when it comes to food and cooking, but sweated onions are a key part to cooking many dishes .

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Selecting a makeup artist

Selecting a makeup artist

Interest in the beauty industry has always been something women have fixated themselves on .

Duenne and Makantali on new CAPE performing arts syllabus

Duenne and Makantali on new CAPE performing arts syllabus

Two Guyanese stage plays have been included in the new Performing Arts Syllabus recently introduced by the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) for its Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE), which will be examined starting 2015 .

Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon split

Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon split

The critics said it wouldn’t last .

Beyonce and Jay-Z’s 2013 Cuba trip no violation of U.S. embargo

Beyonce and Jay-Z’s 2013 Cuba trip no violation of U.S. embargo

[caption id="attachment_301958" align="alignright" width="344"] Beyonce and Jay-Z[/caption](Reuters) - American music industry power couple Beyonce and Jay-Z did not violate U .

Jackie Chan takes ‘bow of apology’ after son busted for drugs

Jackie Chan takes ‘bow of apology’ after son busted for drugs

[caption id="attachment_301976" align="alignleft" width="375"] Jackie and Jaycee Chan[/caption](Reuters) - Kungfu movie star Jackie Chan offered the public a “deep bow of apology” after his son, actor, singer and socialite Jaycee, was arrested in Beijing for drug use .

‘Awesome Mix’ of 1970s hits holds top spot on Billboard chart

‘Awesome Mix’ of 1970s hits holds top spot on Billboard chart

[caption id="attachment_301971" align="alignleft" width="600"] Director of the movie James Gunn (C) poses with cast members Benicio Del Toro (L) and Chris Pratt at the premiere of ‘’Guardians of the Galaxy’’ in Hollywood, California July 21, 2014 .

Mwanza Glenn: Fashion is his life

Mwanza Glenn: Fashion is his life

Mwanza Glenn’s name is well known in fashion and designing circles, but his interests are much wider; dancing and acting are just two of them .

Exploring Georgetown Nightlife  - Bars and Clubs

Exploring Georgetown Nightlife – Bars and Clubs

Socialising in Georgetown really depends on your disposal income .

A Generation of Innovative Cooks

A Generation of Innovative Cooks

Grandmothers

Hi Everyone,  Are we in the last age of a particular generation of grandmothers’ cooking? I’m referring to the grandmothers that had few resources but created meals out of simple fare to feed their families, grandmothers that cooked from instinct rather than a written recipe .

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Bare Rikaticks at the  NCC next weekend

Bare Rikaticks at the NCC next weekend

The Re-Actors – a comedy group comprising six dramatists: Randolph Critchlow, Sean Thompson, Mark Luke Edwards, Leon Cummings, Mark Kazim and Tashandra Inniss – will premier its first official comedy show “Bare Rikaticks” on Saturday August 23, at the National Cultural Centre .

Thirst Park hosts HopeFest tonight

Thirst Park hosts HopeFest tonight

Tonight Thirst Park Tarmac will host what is being considered one of the biggest all-Guyanese gospel concerts this nation has ever witnessed, HopeFest 2014 .

Worth it or not?

Worth it or not?

I read an article recently in the Financial Times that explained why and how women get easily sucked into trends .

Ben Affleck wants us all to trust that he’s going to be  a good Batman

Ben Affleck wants us all to trust that he’s going to be a good Batman

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, the actor reacted to the backlash he received when it was announced that he would take on the role of the Dark Knight in Zack Snyder’s Batman v .



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