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‘Young Bill Rogers’ hopes to cop calypso crown

Roger ‘Young Bill Rogers’ Hinds will be campaigning for this year’s Calypso Monarch with his song “Ah Campaigning Fuh President” but first he has to make it through the semi-final round tonight at the Mackenzie Sports Club Ground in Linden where 18 other contestants will vie for a place in the final.

Buttermilk Biscuits

Hi Everyone, My mother loves the American, Southern-style, soft, leavened quick bread known as biscuits. On the occasion that she eats fast food (chicken and chips) from her preferred eating establishment, which incidentally does not sell biscuits, she would insist that we go elsewhere to buy buttermilk biscuits.

A new era in consumerism

I am considering deactivating my Facebook account for a while. The social media platform, which happens to be my daily source of constant news updates is, I believe, starting to have a negative effect on my psyche.

‘Mash in Guyana’ turns 30

  The classical “Mash in Guyana” song celebrates thirty years since it was first recorded this month. It was thirty years ago in February that the song first blasted across Guyana’s airwaves and has since become somewhat of an iconic song and one that is a must heard during the Mashramani season.

Miss Mash makes a return

Last week Simpli Royal launched this year’s Mash Queen pageant at the Umana Yana during which six beautiful queen hopefuls introduced themselves and paraded in front of the audience giving a taste of what is to come on February 19, when the pageant will be held.

Bunty Singh all set to retain his Chutney crown

Reigning Chutney King, Chait ‘Bunty’ Singh Mohanlall, better known as Bunty Singh says that as his year at the top winds down Guyanese can look forward to hearing much more from him as he has every intention of retaining his crown and straddling the top of the ladder for at least another year especially it took him four tries before he made it to the top.

Identity chronicles

Time and time again I am reminded that our outlook on beauty—or should I say our perception of what should be deemed beauty—is forever dictated to and influenced by our environment, culture, history and social upbringing among other factors.

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