Last week, I came across an article on the UK Telegraph’s website about a woman’s work wear fiasco. Receptionist, Nicola Thorp was sent home unpaid from her job on her first day, for refusing to wear high heels.
Ssignal Productions last month launched its album of national songs, ‘Songs of Guyana’s Children’ in the Conference Hall at the National Library, one of the three things that the production company wanted to do to commemorate Guyana’s 50th Anniversary.
A new dance company birthed its first production at the Theatre Guild on April 23. ‘This is Guyana’, staged by the Free Souls Dance Theatre Company under the direction of Kijana Lewis, brought new energy to the Guyanese dance landscape.
This column was written on Thursday, April 28, 2016.
I heard the following exchange on the radio today in Barbados between a moderator and a 90-year-old Barbadian woman, as they talked about people through the years who have done remarkable things for their communities without ever seeking the limelight.