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Sonia Noel wows Caribbean Fashion Week

Sonia Noel wows Caribbean Fashion Week

[caption id="attachment_294051" align="alignleft" width="85"] A model in First Resort at Caribbean Fashion Week[/caption]Sonia Noel has once again earned rave reviews for her fashion lines .

Indie filmmaker chooses Georgetown  for neo-noir film on escapism

Indie filmmaker chooses Georgetown for neo-noir film on escapism

A young well-to-do couple, bored by their mundane life in America decide they want to move away to an exotic, faraway location - Guyana .

Tides of Susanburg roll back in!

Tides of Susanburg roll back in!

Talk about a blast from the past! Francis Quamina Farrier’s The Tides of Susanburg returns on the stage of the Theatre Guild, Kingston next Friday, June 27, with a matinee performance at 13:00 hrs and evening performances on Saturday and Sunday at 19:00hrs .

Lisa Punch for ABC’s  Rising Star competition

Lisa Punch for ABC’s Rising Star competition

Can Guyanese Lisa Punch accomplish on ABC what Jamaican Tessanne Chin did on NBC?Beginning tomorrow night at 9, the now Brooklyn resident will perform on a new ABC series called “Rising Star” .

The foreigner – yeah, right

The foreigner – yeah, right

 Are you from foreign?This is a common question you tend to hear in Guyana whenever you decide to step out of the box and dress differently .

iWitness Movement: Scaling back the negativity

iWitness Movement: Scaling back the negativity

A new group of Christian youth is seeking to use the considerable talent that exists among its members to divert some of the negativity associated with the arts through involving Jesus and the use of Christian principles in their approach .

Finding Mr/Miss Right

Finding Mr/Miss Right

Guys? How do you look for Miss Right? How do you get a girlfriend? Does the hissing and the hustling work? I mean is this a decent way (or any way at all) to get a committed partner? Can you find anyone decent by shouting at her, “Ey baby! Yuh lookin’ like pine tart deh! Crispy, sweet and juicy!” Like seriously?Ladies? How do you get boyfriends? Do you flirt, proposition or call the shots in the relationship? If you’re looking for a decent guy you can settle down with, would a sloppy approach work?You get what you deserve, and who you are with is usually a  .

A heartfelt thank you

A heartfelt thank you

Hi Everyone,When I first conceptualized this column, Tastes Like Home, I knew what I would be getting out of it and I knew what people living away from Guyana would be getting out of it .

The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon .

Till Ah Find A Place 3 for NCC at month end

Till Ah Find A Place 3 for NCC at month end

H&T Theatre Arts Group will stage Till Ah Find A Place 3 – She’s Back on June 28 and 29 at the National Cultural Centre, Georgetown .

Not just actors, they’re Re-Actors

Not just actors, they’re Re-Actors

What do you call a group of friends with a passion for theatre and everything in the arts? The Re-Actors .

Getting your ‘cool glow’

Getting your ‘cool glow’

The last word

By Ashma JohnYou have probably had a friend tell you: “You are way prettier than her .

Spectrum 10 screens 3 documentaries  next week

Spectrum 10 screens 3 documentaries next week

On Tuesday, comes a story from India .

Taking textile decoration to higher levels: Jennifer Gibson

Taking textile decoration to higher levels: Jennifer Gibson

Jennifer Gibson fell in love with Guyana the first time she visited back in 1996 .

Comedy Night at Upscale

Comedy Night at Upscale

There are some people who will say and absolutely believe that Georgetown is a boring city with nothing to see, nothing to do and nothing to experience but I say experiences can come out of nowhere; it is a journey you make yourself to explore, to live and always try new things .

Food in Guyana Overwhelming and appreciative

Food in Guyana Overwhelming and appreciative

Hi Everyone, Every time I come back home for a visit I have to readjust my senses to the abundance of food, especially at the markets .

Cartoon

Cartoon

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Venus Boyz and XXY for Spectrum 10 nest week

Venus Boyz and XXY for Spectrum 10 nest week

Venus Boyz and XXY are the two films that will be screen next week as SASOD’S Painting the Spectrum 10 continues on Tuesday and Thursday .

Ingrid Griffith’s Demerara Gold for NY theatre next month

Ingrid Griffith’s Demerara Gold for NY theatre next month

For six days next month, playwright and actress Ingrid Griffith will pull off a gargantuan feat when she plays her one-woman show, Demerara Gold at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre on West 36th Street, Manhattan, New York .

Don Gialiani  reps ‘Georgetown’

Don Gialiani reps ‘Georgetown’

Local hip hop master Don Gialiani has been hitting the airwaves and social media with his new single “Georgetown” which was officially released on the radio on Independence Day, last week .

Horizon Arts offers ‘Love Vibration for Father’s Day

Horizon Arts Production is preparing to stage its sixth annual cultural extravaganza for Father’s Day on June 15, at 20:00 hrs at the Theatre Guild Playhouse, Georgetown under the theme “Love Vibrations” .

5 Reasons new X-Men 3D is a must-see!

5 Reasons new X-Men 3D is a must-see!

Review by Timothy Austin X-Men Days of Future Past is the latest entry in the multi-million dollar X-Men franchise starring Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen and Halle Berry .

School of the Nations offers art  classes for Cambridge certification

School of the Nations offers art classes for Cambridge certification

Beginning June 10 and continuing for six weeks, the School of the Nations will offer art classes for persons interested in developing their artistic skills and or pursuing a Cambridge certification in art .

Second issue  of makin style out next week

Second issue of makin style out next week

The second issue of makin style is completed and set to hit newsstands in Guyana and New York early next week .

Making style

Making style

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Rafieyah Husain wins disappointing Miss Guyana World Pageant

Rafieyah Husain wins disappointing Miss Guyana World Pageant

By Desilon DanielsAfter much contemplation, the one word that adequately describes last Monday’s Miss Guyana World 2014 Pageant is disappointing .

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

World renowned American poet and author Marguerite Ann Johnson, popularly known by her penname Maya Angelou died on Wednesday morning at the age of 86 .

‘Stretch-out’ Breadfruit

‘Stretch-out’ Breadfruit

Hi Everyone,We have been chatting for several years now, so much so that things have reached the stage where I have to start some of our conversations with one of these phrases: Remember I told you… Last year I shared with you… If you have been reading me for a while… Well this is going to be one of those occasions .

The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon .

It’s ‘nothing to laugh about’ but you’re sure to…

It’s ‘nothing to laugh about’ but you’re sure to…

Nothing to Laugh About is staging its seventh show, and, if prior performances are anything to go by, Guyanese are in for tear-jerking, belly busting performances .

Merundoi stages Before Her Parting as  part of project to combat domestic violence

Merundoi stages Before Her Parting as part of project to combat domestic violence

Come June 6, Merundoi Incorporated will stage Guyana Prize winner Mosa Telford’s award winning play Before Her Parting at the National Cultural Centre .

5 Reasons  Godzilla 3D is a modern classic!

5 Reasons Godzilla 3D is a modern classic!

Review by Timothy AustinI was not expecting much from the 2014 remake of Godzilla based on the original Japanese films about a giant reptile threatening the existence of humanity .

For Jeremy Sobers it’s jazz

For Jeremy Sobers it’s jazz

Jeremy Sobers has maintained an interest in music from the age of nine, influenced by his father, Sean Sobers, a musician and his mother, a director of a local choir .

Pageant  season  (Part 2)

Pageant season (Part 2)

When it comes to local pageants Miss Guyana Universe has always been the most anticipated; there must be a great deal of pressure on the wearer of this crown and to a lesser extent, the Miss Guyana World title holder as well .

Brasilian Acarajé

Brasilian Acarajé

An exercise in patience

Hi Everyone, Last week Wednesday, I sat for 4 straight hours engaged in the tedious task of removing the skins off of 4 ½ cups of rehydrated black eye peas .

Michael Jackson, Coldplay hit Hot 100’s top 10; John Legend still No 1

Michael Jackson, Coldplay hit Hot 100’s top 10; John Legend still No 1

(Billboard) - John Legend’s “All of Me” rules the Billboard Hot 100 for a third week with “All of Me,” while Michael Jackson rewrites a pair of vaunted Hot 100 records, as “Love Never Felt So Good,” with Justin Timberlake, blasts 22-9 .

Angela Bassett directing Whitney Houston-Bobby Brown TV movie

Angela Bassett directing Whitney Houston-Bobby Brown TV movie

(Billboard) - The Lifetime TV channel says it will air a movie about Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown’s relationship, with actress Angela Bassett set to direct .



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