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2014 happenings!

2014 was an eventful year in local entertainment as this look back at some of the happenings will reveal .

Four Resolutions Promises

Four Resolutions Promises

Hi Everyone, The New Year has dawned and is chock full of resolutions; many of these seem to centre on our intake of food and drink .

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Five musicians to keep an eye on in 2015

Five musicians to keep an eye on in 2015

Happy 2015 to all!Who else is super excited about what this year has to offer when it comes to music? I know I am and the best things about a new year are the new albums that are bound to come out .

Refreshing your wardrobe

Refreshing your wardrobe

Happy New Year! I am sure you heard that like about a billion times already .

Miss World Caribbean Rafieya Husain taking the fight to curbing domestic violence

Miss World Caribbean Rafieya Husain taking the fight to curbing domestic violence

While she is still basking in the glory of being named one of the ten finalists in the recently held Miss World pageant, Miss Guyana Rafieya Husain has no intention of losing her grip on fighting domestic violence and with the Miss World Caribbean crown on her head she is taking the fight regional .

Time…

Time…

There is a certain beauty about time .

Highlights of 2014

Highlights of 2014

Hi Everyone,As I reviewed and reflected on the Tastes Like Home columns of 2014, there were certain editions that stood out for me .

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The Scene Cartoon

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A shift in the New Year’s Eve party culture

A shift in the New Year’s Eve party culture

Now that Christmas is over, we can finally start thinking about what to wear for Old Year’s Night or what some may call New Year’s Eve .

Five movies of 2014 that  really shouldn’t exist

Five movies of 2014 that really shouldn’t exist

It’s hard to believe that, in just a few days, we’ll be ringing in a brand new year; it seemed like not so long ago that I was rolling my eyes at the loud explosions outside my house as revellers rang in 2014 with squibs and flares .

Michael Lam’s compulsion is photography

Michael Lam’s compulsion is photography

By Rae Wiltshire Great works of art always inspire other great works of art .

Gee Whiz! It’s Christmas!

Gee Whiz! It’s Christmas!

Yes it is .

A few reminders

A few reminders

Hi Everyone, With the holiday season now in full swing and the family starting to gather, keep your cool and don’t get flustered in the kitchen .

Analyses of two of Michael Lam’s photographs

Analyses of two of Michael Lam’s photographs

 The fish is the centre of attention but it is juxtaposed by clouds streaking across a dark sky, signifying a time lapse .

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More Beres on January 3

More Beres on January 3

By now Beres Hammond probably has honorary Guyanese citizenship and so his concert, ‘More Beres’, billed for January 3, 2015 at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence will be a homecoming of sorts .

Exodus: A fail of biblical proportions

Exodus: A fail of biblical proportions

If you’re Christian, not white, easily offended or all of the above, Exodus: Gods and Kings is probably not the movie for you .

Embrace your own fashion identity

Embrace your own fashion identity

As a fashion enthusiast, I am really drawn to persons who embrace their own fashion identity .

Slingshot reminds us that ‘Christmas is Family’

Slingshot reminds us that ‘Christmas is Family’

His name has become synonymous with down-to-earth Guyanese music because John ‘Slingshot’ Drepaul is about as real as it gets .

A back breaking Christmas?

A back breaking Christmas?

Why do women do it? I’m talking about the breaking up of the house before Christmas .

The Christmas meal

The Christmas meal

Switch sides but keep the main dishes traditional

Hi Everyone, The preparation for the Christmas feast kicks into high gear from this weekend .

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‘Black-ish’ - a breath of fresh air

‘Black-ish’ – a breath of fresh air

With a title like “Black-ish”, ABC’s newest family sitcom surrounding a successful black family was bound to garner a lot of buzz .

Sensible Christmas shopping

Sensible Christmas shopping

Christmas is around the corner and for many of us this means shopping; new wardrobe for work and probably even some new Brazilian weave .

Sonia Noel set to end 2014 on a high note

Sonia Noel set to end 2014 on a high note

Sonia Noel has been trending on social media and from the buzz, it appears that she is well on the way to closing 2014 with a bang .

About the Holidays

About the Holidays

The masquerade bands on the streets and the smells in the air; the holidays are the best time of the year! Seriously who does not like Christmas? It really is the most wonderful time of the year! Georgetown transforms before our very eyes, the streets look a bit cleaner; police officers in neat uniforms patrol on foot, directing traffic and keeping the pickpockets at bay .

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Holiday Ham: A Primer

Holiday Ham: A Primer

Hi Everyone, the pièce de résistance at Christmas is the ham – a very large cut of meat, cured, cooked and glazed to glistening perfection .

Discovering Chronixx

Discovering Chronixx

When it comes to reggae, dancehall, soca and chutney, we Guyanese tend to pride ourselves on our link to the Caribbean; none of these genres might have originated here but we sure do take them and make them seem so .

 Happiness is…

Happiness is…

It’s hard to write about fashion every week when you are based in a region that has a struggling fashion industry .

Mr Guyana International  Paul Charles is on  an upward curve

Mr Guyana International Paul Charles is on an upward curve

By Jairo Rodrigues Paul Anthony Charles, one of the top dancers with the widely acclaimed Classique Dance Company is on a self-propelled upward curve that has so far won him the inaugural Mr Guyana International title and he is determined to rise even higher .

Of Thanksgiving and Black Friday

Of Thanksgiving and Black Friday

Gobble Gobble! I hope you enjoyed Thanksgiving Day on Thursday .

Conkies – Ole  School Cooking

Conkies – Ole School Cooking

Hi Everyone,There are many old time foods that we can make today using the most modern of appliances and techniques, but Conkies (aka sweet dumplings) is not one of them .

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The Scene Cartoon

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The Collection Moda

The Collection Moda

After spending four full days in Kingston, Jamaica for ‘The Collection Moda’, I can safely say Trinidad & Tobago has the best designer content .

For Nickose Layne life is theatre and theatre is life

For Nickose Layne life is theatre and theatre is life

In the theatre circles he is the short man with the big voice, an emerging talent and this week Nickose Layne, Best Director in the Junior Category of the National Drama Festival two years in a row sat down this week with The Scene to talk about his passion for theatre .



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