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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 .

A minute with: Emma Thompson on comedy, bathing suits and success

A minute with: Emma Thompson on comedy, bathing suits and success

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - For Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson, donning a bathing suit on the French Riviera alongside Pierce Brosnan in the British romantic comedy The Love Punch was too good to pass up .

Future talks tour, Pharrell’s  reluctance to doing ‘Move That Dope’

Future talks tour, Pharrell’s reluctance to doing ‘Move That Dope’

(Billbaord) Future will be doing plenty of rapping during his 45-date tour promoting his sophomore album, ‘Honest’ .

Robin Thicke to release new album in July

Robin Thicke to release new album in July

(Billboard) - Less than a year after scoring his first No 1 album ever with ‘Blurred Lines’, Robin Thicke will release a new album on July 1 through Star Trak/Interscope Records .

Blogging fashion: Ashma John tells it like she sees it

Blogging fashion: Ashma John tells it like she sees it

 Ashma John is a Guyanese fashion blogger with a colourful style to expressing what’s on her mind .

Pageant season

Pageant season

It’s that time of the year again when the air grows thick with competition and rivalry as a magnitude of pageants unroll .

Thank you, Black-Eye Peas

Thank you, Black-Eye Peas

Hi Everyone,  There was a period of time when I was going to secondary school that chickpeas (aka channa, garbanzo beans) were scarce .

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Samuel Medas takes a ‘Peculiar Journey’

Samuel Medas takes a ‘Peculiar Journey’

Since releasing his debut solo album ‘Heart to Heart’ in 2012, nothing but success has followed Guyanese gospel artiste Samuel Medas .

Jumo asks why there’s ‘No More Love’

Jumo asks why there’s ‘No More Love’

Local Soca star Jumo Primo yesterday released his brand new single, “No More Love” .

John Legend leads Hot 100, Paramore hits Top 10

John Legend leads Hot 100, Paramore hits Top 10

John Legend’s “All of Me” leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week, while Paramore, which has been charting on the Hot 100 for seven years, notches its first top 10 at last, as “Ain’t It Fun” ascends 13-10 .

‘Now…50’ ousts ‘Frozen’ from No 1 on Billboard 200 album chart

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The ‘Frozen’ Disney princesses were toppled from the top spot on the weekly Billboard 200 chart on Wednesday by the latest installment of the ‘Now That’s What I Call Music!’ compilation franchise .

Seth MacFarlane collaborates with Norah Jones, Sara Bareilles on Christmas album

Seth MacFarlane collaborates with Norah Jones, Sara Bareilles on Christmas album

(Billboard) Go ahead and call Seth MacFarlane a renaissance man because no one fits the description better than he does .

Jay Z, Beyonce and Drake  score most BET Awards nominations

Jay Z, Beyonce and Drake score most BET Awards nominations

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Music’s power couple Jay Z and Beyonce, and rapper Drake led the BET Awards nominations announced on Wednesday with five nods each, followed by R&B singer Pharrell Williams and hip-hop singer August Alsina with four .

Dylan does it Sinatra’s way

Dylan does it Sinatra’s way

LONDON (Reuters) - Bob Dylan has released a version of “Full Moon and Empty Arms”, a hit for Frank Sinatra in 1945, and will follow it with a new album later this year .

Blast from the past for Mother and Daughter pageant

Blast from the past for Mother and Daughter pageant

The annual Mother and Daughter pageant has become quite traditional in the Guyanese celebration of a day to honour mothers .

JADA

JADA

By Mariatha CauswayAka Jennifer Thomas In my bellyThe ultra soundPortrayed your sweetnessIn profile view .

A sense of perfection ~ Thanks Mommy

A sense of perfection ~ Thanks Mommy

Hi Everyone, I am not a perfectionist but I get my sense of perfection from my mother .

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5 Reasons Amazing Spiderman 2 is a must-see!

5 Reasons Amazing Spiderman 2 is a must-see!

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Rainforest Pottery, Arawak Leather for Calabash festival in Jamaica

Nicholas Young’s Rainforest Pottery and Richard Winter’s Arawak Leather will join 11 other particpants from 9 countries around the Caribbean in Jamaica on the Design Caribbean Stand at the Calabash Literary Festival .

Style Mission to focus on sickle cell awareness

Style Mission to focus on sickle cell awareness

The annual ‘Style Mission’ fashion show is slated to be held on June 21 at the Guyana Pegasus with the awareness of sickle cell disease being the focus of this year’s mission .

Expressions  for Theatre Guild

Expressions for Theatre Guild

Shakespeare, Walcott and poetry are set to be played on a single stage in a one-night performance called ‘Expressions’ at the Theatre Guild, next Friday, May 16 .

John Legend’s ‘All Of Me’ tops Hot 100

John Legend’s ‘All Of Me’ tops Hot 100

(Billboard) - John Legend takes over the Billboard Hot 100 at last, as his piano ballad “All of Me” unseats Pharrell Williams’ “Happy,” which reigned for 10 weeks .

Stacy Ramcharan lets her voice be heard

Stacy Ramcharan lets her voice be heard

“I believe pageantry is a celebration of beauty, beauty with a purpose .

Guyana’s crown jewel

Guyana’s crown jewel

It should be the dream of every Guyanese to visit the Kaieteur Falls .

Staying connected (with) food taunts

Staying connected (with) food taunts

Hi Everyone,It’s cruel, unfair and sheer torture .

Limlair farmer publishes first book of poetry

Limlair farmer publishes first book of poetry

By Mario JosephGazing across vast paddy fields and sitting atop tall coconut tress overlooking the savannahs gave Limlair farmer William Matheson the impetus to write poems .

Witness Project’s film Rebecca’s Story, a promising start

Witness Project’s film Rebecca’s Story, a promising start

Rebecca’s Story is a 12-minute film which sprouted from the Witness Project’s Film Workshop .



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