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Tiffany Vasquez is ‘Gifted’, ‘plain and simple’

Tiffany Vasquez is ‘Gifted’, ‘plain and simple’

By Dacia Whaul A gifted guitarist, lyricist and heavyweight vocalist Tiffany Vasquez recently launched her debut album ‘Gifted’ at the National Cultural Centre .

5 reasons to see Captain America:  The Winter Soldier now

5 reasons to see Captain America: The Winter Soldier now

By Timothy Austin Captain America: The Winter Soldier is the sequel to the original 2011 film and features the return of Chris Evans as the iconic Marvel Comics superhero Steve Rogers aka Captain America who must now take on a new villain, the Winter Soldier, who not only brings destruction and death, but also a painful and shocking secret from Rogers’ past .

Mighty Sparrow headlining Mother’s Day concert in New York

Calypso king Mighty Sparrow is set to headline the Annual Mother’s Day Saturday Caribbean Concert in New York on May 10 .

Jackie Jaxx: ‘Can’t control this dream’

Jackie Jaxx: ‘Can’t control this dream’

Photos by Obrey JamesA spicy performer with a powerful voice, Jackie Hanover, who now goes by the name of her alter ego ‘Jackie Jaxx’, has transformed herself from a contestant at the Jingle and Song Competition to one of Guyana’s most promising and sought after artistes .

My next big adventure

My next big adventure

As the Chinese Philosopher Lao-tzu taught “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” and so a year ago, I made the first step in my commitment to explore this country; its cultures and people, places and things in what I deem would be my ultimate adventure, spiritual even as I try to be in touch with Guyana .

Trippa alla Romana  (Tripe in the style of Rome)

Trippa alla Romana (Tripe in the style of Rome)

Hi Everyone,  I am always on the hunt for recipes that use familiar ingredients in new ways .

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Shattered Dreamz for NCC next weekend

Shattered Dreamz for NCC next weekend

Sheron Cadogan-Taylor’s Shattered Dreamz opens next weekend at the National Cultural Centre and the playwright is over the moon as the days draw nearer to the production of her first full-length play .

5 reasons not to see Noah

5 reasons not to see Noah

By Timothy Austin  Noah is the retelling of the Biblical story recorded in Genesis and re-teams Oscar winners Russell Crowe (Noah) and Jennifer Connelly (Naameh) from A Beautiful Mind .

‘Chilli’ Thomas reflects on the 15th anniversary of ‘No Scrubs’

‘Chilli’ Thomas reflects on the 15th anniversary of ‘No Scrubs’

(Billboard) - Here’s the thing about deadbeat dudes: They’re not going anywhere .

Imagine Dragons, Lorde, Justin Timberlake lead 2014 Billboard Music Awards finalists

Imagine Dragons, Lorde, Justin Timberlake lead 2014 Billboard Music Awards finalists

The finalists for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards were announced yesterday with Imagine Dragons and Lorde leading all artists followed by Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis .

For Tennicia DeFreitas, it’s music

For Tennicia DeFreitas, it’s music

For a long time, the name Tennicia DeFreitas has been synonymous with Calypso and steel pan .

Procrastination and all that jazz

Procrastination and all that jazz

One of the questions I have been frequently asked is if writing isn’t boring or time consuming .

Potato Bake

Potato Bake

Hi Everyone,No matter which way you combine potatoes, milk, cream, garlic, fresh herbs and cheese, the result would always be a resounding success .

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The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon .

Sean Paul, Jah Cure for Easter Fest

Sean Paul, Jah Cure for Easter Fest

Easter Fest is set to be held at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence this Easter Sunday with Jamaican artistes Sean Paul and Jah Cure headlining the annual show .

Six reasons to see Divergent now!

Six reasons to see Divergent now!

By Timothy AustinDivergent is based on the best-selling book by American author Veronica Roth and is a high-energy action/drama set in a post apocalyptic world in which every human being must be placed into a particular clan and conform to the rules and morals of that clan to avoid any conflict that may stir another World War .

Singer Chris Brown turned over to federal marshals for DC trial

Singer Chris Brown turned over to federal marshals for DC trial

(Reuters) - R&B singer Chris Brown was taken from his Los Angeles jail cell by the U .

Drew Thoven moves to his own beat

Drew Thoven moves to his own beat

Not many people know Drew Thoven, born Andrew Christopher King, because for a long time his involvement in music has been behind the scenes .

It’s okay to forget your socks…

It’s okay to forget your socks…

I love my job .

Butter-less Scones?  Oh Yeah! But Not For Me

Butter-less Scones? Oh Yeah! But Not For Me

Hi Everyone, I have an obsession with baking scones .

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‘Scandal’ actor Short charged in felony battery case

‘Scandal’ actor Short charged in felony battery case

(Reuters) - Actor Columbus Short, best known for his role as Harrison Wright on ABC’s hit drama series “Scandal,” was arrested on Wednesday on a felony battery charge, the Los Angeles County District Attorney said .

L’Wren Scott leaves  $9-million estate to Mick Jagger

L’Wren Scott leaves $9-million estate to Mick Jagger

(Reuters) - Fashion designer L’Wren Scott, who committed suicide earlier this month, left her entire estate of $9 million to her long-time boyfriend, Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger, according to a will filed in New York court .

Gwyneth Paltrow breaks her silence after Chris Martin split, expresses “deep gratitude” for support

After announcing her separation via Goop Tuesday, Gwyneth Paltrow 3 broke her silence regarding the breakup via her own lifestyle website early Friday morning .

Beyoncé breaks down in tears during final Mrs. Carter show concert: “I’m giving y’all an ugly cry!”

Beyoncé breaks down in tears during final Mrs. Carter show concert: “I’m giving y’all an ugly cry!”

You did it, Beyoncé!The “Drunk in Love” singer finished her long-running Mrs .

Actress Gayet wins  privacy lawsuit versus  tabloid in Hollande affair

Actress Gayet wins privacy lawsuit versus tabloid in Hollande affair

(Reuters) - A French court ordered Closer magazine on Thursday to pay actress Julie Gayet 15,000 euros ($20,700) for publishing photos that revealed an affair between her and President Francois Hollande, her lawyer told Reuters .

Renne Chester gets set to cross the stage

Renne Chester gets set to cross the stage

Many local artists have been displaying their talents in more than one art discipline and showcasing their tremendous scope in the process .

Woman I am

Woman I am

By Mariatha Causway Aka Jennifer Thomas I am woman I am built strongly Specifically To ride on the emotional waves Of my love On the tides of child bearing   .

Freedom and responsibility

Freedom and responsibility

Hi Everyone,“We cannot afford to mortgage our palettes to foreign producers” - Freundel StuartThe Barbadian Prime Minister made this remark at the opening of the recently concluded annual local Agricultural Festival (AGROFEST) .

 The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon .

Collette Jones-Chin to present exhibition, plays

Collette Jones-Chin to present exhibition, plays

Artist and theatre personality Collette Jones-Chin has quite a lot cooking over the upcoming weeks .

Indian soap star arrives for shows

Indian soap star arrives for shows

Rubina Dilaik, who plays Radhika on “Choti Bahu”, an Indian soap opera, is in Guyana for three concerts this weekend .

Indian Cultural  Centre screens  Munna Bhai  M.B.B.S

Indian Cultural Centre screens Munna Bhai M.B.B.S

The comedy Munna Bhai M .

Pharrell Williams remains ‘Happy’ atop Billboard charts

(Billboard) “Happy” continues its Hot 100 command, claiming top Airplay Gainer honours for an eighth consecutive week .

New teen heroine emerges from ‘Divergent’ take on dystopia

New teen heroine emerges from ‘Divergent’ take on dystopia

LOS ANGELES - (Reuters) - A futuristic utopia is divided into five communities, each defined entirely by one personality trait - wisdom, honesty, selflessness, kindness and bravery .



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