The Scene

Wants and needs


I was in conversation earlier this week with a friend of mine and I was relating to her the frustration of being stylish in a world where fashion has become ‘dog cheap’.

The 2 am cap and retailing

Nightlife clothes (MUA Credit- Renee Chester; Photo by Raul Couchman/ Artistic Marketing)

A few weeks ago Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan would have enforced the 2 am cap on nightlife. While the ‘Ramjaclock’ cap doesn’t affect me personally and I wasn’t remotely moved by it, it did cause me to reflect on the potential impact it could have on retail fashion and other linked businesses – apart from the clubs and bars.

Kwayana Lecture Series set for launch

– as Buxton group celebrates Emancipation Day

The Buxton First of August Movement has planned a series of activities to celebrate Emancipation Day this year, beginning with a church service tomorrow from 7.30 am at Friendship Methodist Church.

Talented teens pageant postponed

Some of the teens at their Cotillion last month.

The Guyana Talented Teens Pageant, which was scheduled to be held this evening, has been postponed to September 13 due to inclement weather and partial flooding of the auditorium of the National Cultural Centre.

Jamaican magician for shows next weekend


Jamaican magician Kemarch ‘Wizard’ Dodd will be in Guyana for two shows next weekend. According to a press release from Vizion Sounds Promotions, Dodd is scheduled to perform at the MSC Ground in Linden on Saturday, July 25 and at the DCC Ground, Georgetown on Sunday, July 26.