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My German experience

My German experience

As my time in Europe winds down, today I decided to share some photos and experiences from my trip .

Y3K Band performs tonight in New York

Y3K Band performs tonight in New York

When the One Billion Rising ‘Artistic Uprising’ takes to the stage of the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City at 7 pm today, Guyana and the Caribbean will be ably represented by local band Y3K .

Grammy Awards

Grammy Awards

The 57th annual Grammy Awards will be shown live on television tomorrow night .

Using Preserved Limes

Using Preserved Limes

Hi Everyone,  It’s been 4 weeks to the day since I first wrote to you about preserved limes .

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‘Election predictions’ among Link Show 31 highlights

‘Election predictions’ among Link Show 31 highlights

‘An election link’ and a lot of predictions on the outcome will be among the highlights of Link Show 31, which opens at the National Cultural Centre (NCC) on February 20 for a 5-night run .

Tennicia De Freitas: Chic Style

Tennicia De Freitas: Chic Style

In keeping with my promise to always feature style sessions with local artists here is another one .

Ravi D’s music keeps him in touch with reality

Ravi D’s music keeps him in touch with reality

By Kenesha Fraser Even though he was immensely interested in music from a tender age, Ravi Deoshankar Mohan only really felt a true connection to the harmonies of sound in 1988 .

SOCA, Chutney and calypso

SOCA, Chutney and calypso

Two weeks ago when we mulled over the comments made by the lady at Bourda Market, while reflecting on the run up to Mashramani, we had an overall look at the local music scene .

It’s nice, from herb to spice Coriander/Cilantro

It’s nice, from herb to spice Coriander/Cilantro

Hi Everyone, From the root, to the stems, to the leaves, to the flowers, and seeds, coriander is edible .

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Guyana Where & What 8 now available

Guyana Where & What 8 now available

Complete with a Portuguese translation of the information section in a nod to the businesses and tourists now proliferating here, the eighth edition of Guyana Where & What is now available .

Demerara Gold:  The story behind the story

Demerara Gold: The story behind the story

Ingrid Griffith leaves Guyana today after a successful run of her one-woman show Demerara Gold, but hopes to return soon in a different capacity .

Pearly Wong at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week

Pearly Wong at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week

Germany is home to two exceptional car manufacturers: Mercedes Benz and BMW .

Nelsion Nurse: Designing man

Nelsion Nurse: Designing man

Nelsion Nurse has won several awards for his designs of Mashramani costumes bands and props for his fashion designs as well .

Demerara Gold

Demerara Gold

Magnetism virtually oozes from Ingrid Griffith the minute she sets foot on stage and begins her monologue; you just can’t take your eyes off her .

A market find: Fenugreek (Methi) leaves

A market find: Fenugreek (Methi) leaves

Hi Everyone, One of the pleasures of visiting outdoor markets is that there is always something new to discover .

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A Royal Twist for Naya Zamana 20

A Royal Twist for Naya Zamana 20

Come next Saturday, the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha’s (GHDS) annual show takes to the stage at the National Cultural Centre in ‘A Royal Twist’ .

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Berlin

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Berlin

When we think of fashion capitals, London, Paris, Milan and New York immediately come to mind .

Fidal Bassier’s photography: More than words can say

Fidal Bassier’s photography: More than words can say

By Rae WiltshireThere are two things that seem to be strongly linked to creativity - pain and cultural mixing .

Bring on the Guyanese music

Bring on the Guyanese music

Overheard at the Bourda Market: “Now Mash coming round, dey gun kill we wid Guyanese music! I like it though!” But just what is Guyanese music? This country is truly a melting pot when it comes to music .

Easing frustration in the kitchen

Easing frustration in the kitchen

Hi Everyone,  As we settle in to the New Year and promise to cook at home more often, I want to do my bit to help you .

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Niketa Barker

Niketa Barker

Niketa Barker, Miss Guyana Universe poses during filming in Little Havana, Miami .

Eighteen in Carib Soca Monarch semi-finals

Eighteen in Carib Soca Monarch semi-finals

Eighteen artistes have been named for the Carib Soca Monarch semi-final showdown billed for New Amsterdam, Berbice on January 31 .

Miss Mashramani Queen Pageant has returned

Miss Mashramani Queen Pageant has returned

Simpli Royal’s Miss Mashramani Queen Pageant has returned after a period of absence and will be held in two parts .

Swinter by Stylight in Berlin

Swinter by Stylight in Berlin

So, if you follow me on Instagram you must have figured out by now that I have been missing in action in Guyana since late December .

Niketa Barker lives her dream

Niketa Barker lives her dream

“…Part of me always dreamed of being in the spotlight…

As a 12-year-old girl flicking through channels on television Niketa Barker stumbled across a Miss Universe Pageant and from that moment, became enamoured with beauty contests; she also began to receive encouragement from those around her .

Preserved Limes

Preserved Limes

Hi Everyone, Limes are currently in season and it is usual that when certain fruits and vegetables are bountiful, we find ways of preserving them for later and varied uses .

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The Interview: Big trouble for a small-minded film

The Interview: Big trouble for a small-minded film

When Sony Pictures announced just a week before The Interview was scheduled to be released that it was pulling the movie, half of me let out a sigh of relief while the other half of me rebelled at this open violation of free speech .

Recipe for real beauty

Recipe for real beauty

Ever wondered what it would be like to put on the most hideous dress and still look beautiful?I know what you are thinking; is that even possible?I am not going to sit around and pretend that everything I attempt to wear compliments my image .

Demerara Gold comes home

Demerara Gold comes home

Ingrid Griffith’s gripping one-woman drama Demerara Gold finds its way home this month with shows at the National Cultural Centre, Theatre Guild, New Amsterdam Multilateral School and Lichas Hall in Linden .

Xie Xie

Xie Xie

A friend and I were driving around the city in circles the other day, disappointed that there was really no place to sit, talk, relax without too chatter and music .

2014’s most inspiring

2014’s most inspiring

Today The Scene looks back at the artists interviewed last year who inspired through their commitment to their respective fields .



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