For nearly a month now, as part of my ambition to explore the culture and art of dear old Guyana and dive into vacation season I started attending theatre classes after weeks of consultation and advice from dramatists .
Hi Everyone,This week begins a 2-part series about Black Pudding .
Last Sunday I left for Trinidad and Tobago to review a pop-up shop hosted by Emma Forster Hiscock, Stephanie Rydle and Ain Earle .
Yaphet Jackman’s poetry is his signature .
Ugh! It’s happening again .
Hi Everyone,We are people who are at once sophisticated and simple .
Some seven designers put their work on display for a worthy cause last month, in Sonia Noel’s annual “Style Mission”, which supported the Guyana Sickle Cell Association .
Raagas n Rhythm 2, a musical concert, directed and produced by Amar Ramessar and Rena Ramessar will be staged at the Theatre Guild, Georgetown from 7 pm today .
Radio Rock n’ Roll is a brand new radio show focusing strictly on rock music, from classic to modern alternative to punk to heavy metal, hosted by local rock musician Gavin Mendonca of punk rock band Keep Your Day Job! and heavy metal band Feed The Flames .
When you go shopping in Guyana are your experiences pleasant? Do you visit the same store repeatedly because of the any particular stimulator? Do you feel compelled and tingly inside to immediately return when you get your next pay cheque? All my answers would be a big fat no!I personally don’t feel we are spoilt for choice locally despite the ridiculous amount of fashion retailers we have .
After weeks of competition through a reality show aired on Hits and Jams Television network (HJTV) Soyini Fraser was selected to represent Guyana at the Miss Jamzone International Pageant, beating out two other contestants Faydeha King and Onesha Hutson .
Social media in Guyana has been on fire since Sunday with “Lisa Punch” and “Rising Star” trending .
Hi Everyone,What is it about fried chicken that is so alluring? It’s a favourite of almost everyone, (well except vegetarians of course) .
If you haven’t heard the name Lisa Punch then you must be living under a rock .
Come Sunday July 6, Simpli Royal presents the 2014 Mr and Miss Guyana Talented Teen Pa-geant at the National Cultural Centre from 8 pm .
Classique Dance Com-pany presents the fourteenth edition of its annual production, ‘Dance Like you Do’ at the National Cultural Centre (NCC) on July 30 .
The men I’ve dated have all questioned my reason for procuring so much clothes .
The classic American documentary, Paris Is Burning will tomorrow close the curtains on the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination’s (SASOD) will close the curtains on its tenth annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) film festival, Painting the Spectrum 10 .
When Divya Sieudarsan was a little girl growing up she used to love watching the Miss Universe pageant every year, so much so that her grandfather would tease her and say “I’m going to send you up to become Miss Universe .
So, stemming from last week’s whole “Do we date?” It is clear the answer is maybe not .
Hi Everyone, If you had to come up with 5 food (food & beverage) items that people visiting Guyana must try, what would they be?As I sat on a LIAT flight to Guyana, I picked up ZING (the in-flight magazine), which is always a good read .
Painting the Spectrum 10, showcases the Caribbean in its final week with four regional films and closes with ‘Spectrum Night’ where its open mic encourages contributions of song, poetry, music and even dance .
[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 .
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 .
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 .
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” .
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 .
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 .
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 .
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 .
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 .
What do you call a group of friends with a passion for theatre and everything in the arts? The Re-Actors .