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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 .

2014 happenings!

2014 was an eventful year in local entertainment as this look back at some of the happenings will reveal .

Four Resolutions Promises

Four Resolutions Promises

Hi Everyone, The New Year has dawned and is chock full of resolutions; many of these seem to centre on our intake of food and drink .

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Five musicians to keep an eye on in 2015

Five musicians to keep an eye on in 2015

Happy 2015 to all!Who else is super excited about what this year has to offer when it comes to music? I know I am and the best things about a new year are the new albums that are bound to come out .

Refreshing your wardrobe

Refreshing your wardrobe

Happy New Year! I am sure you heard that like about a billion times already .

Miss World Caribbean Rafieya Husain taking the fight to curbing domestic violence

Miss World Caribbean Rafieya Husain taking the fight to curbing domestic violence

While she is still basking in the glory of being named one of the ten finalists in the recently held Miss World pageant, Miss Guyana Rafieya Husain has no intention of losing her grip on fighting domestic violence and with the Miss World Caribbean crown on her head she is taking the fight regional .

Time…

Time…

There is a certain beauty about time .

Highlights of 2014

Highlights of 2014

Hi Everyone,As I reviewed and reflected on the Tastes Like Home columns of 2014, there were certain editions that stood out for me .

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A shift in the New Year’s Eve party culture

A shift in the New Year’s Eve party culture

Now that Christmas is over, we can finally start thinking about what to wear for Old Year’s Night or what some may call New Year’s Eve .

Five movies of 2014 that  really shouldn’t exist

Five movies of 2014 that really shouldn’t exist

It’s hard to believe that, in just a few days, we’ll be ringing in a brand new year; it seemed like not so long ago that I was rolling my eyes at the loud explosions outside my house as revellers rang in 2014 with squibs and flares .

Michael Lam’s compulsion is photography

Michael Lam’s compulsion is photography

By Rae Wiltshire Great works of art always inspire other great works of art .

Gee Whiz! It’s Christmas!

Gee Whiz! It’s Christmas!

Yes it is .

A few reminders

A few reminders

Hi Everyone, With the holiday season now in full swing and the family starting to gather, keep your cool and don’t get flustered in the kitchen .

Analyses of two of Michael Lam’s photographs

Analyses of two of Michael Lam’s photographs

 The fish is the centre of attention but it is juxtaposed by clouds streaking across a dark sky, signifying a time lapse .

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More Beres on January 3

More Beres on January 3

By now Beres Hammond probably has honorary Guyanese citizenship and so his concert, ‘More Beres’, billed for January 3, 2015 at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence will be a homecoming of sorts .

Exodus: A fail of biblical proportions

Exodus: A fail of biblical proportions

If you’re Christian, not white, easily offended or all of the above, Exodus: Gods and Kings is probably not the movie for you .

Embrace your own fashion identity

Embrace your own fashion identity

As a fashion enthusiast, I am really drawn to persons who embrace their own fashion identity .

Slingshot reminds us that ‘Christmas is Family’

Slingshot reminds us that ‘Christmas is Family’

His name has become synonymous with down-to-earth Guyanese music because John ‘Slingshot’ Drepaul is about as real as it gets .

A back breaking Christmas?

A back breaking Christmas?

Why do women do it? I’m talking about the breaking up of the house before Christmas .

The Christmas meal

The Christmas meal

Switch sides but keep the main dishes traditional

Hi Everyone, The preparation for the Christmas feast kicks into high gear from this weekend .

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