The Scene

Talented teens pageant postponed

Some of the teens at their Cotillion last month.

The Guyana Talented Teens Pageant, which was scheduled to be held this evening, has been postponed to September 13 due to inclement weather and partial flooding of the auditorium of the National Cultural Centre.

Jamaican magician for shows next weekend


Jamaican magician Kemarch ‘Wizard’ Dodd will be in Guyana for two shows next weekend. According to a press release from Vizion Sounds Promotions, Dodd is scheduled to perform at the MSC Ground in Linden on Saturday, July 25 and at the DCC Ground, Georgetown on Sunday, July 26.

Linden artists sound Code R3d

From left George Abrams Colwyn Blair and Davlon Marley Richmond

Singer and songwriter George Anthony ‘Chiney Man’ Abrams and Code R3d Records are looking to release an album come November called ‘Soca Forever’, which will feature a collection of soca music from various artistes.

Breadfruit Cou-cou

Bajan Eats Pt 4

Breadfruit Cou-cou Meal (Photo by Cynthia Nelson)

Hi Everyone, This is the last in the 4-part series of weekend Bajan eats. When one thinks of Cou-cou, the mind immediately focuses on cornmeal, the dish sometimes referred to as turn cornmeal (because of the constant turning/stirring that needs to take place to ensure that the cornmeal does not scorch or burn).

Growing old gracefully

Iris Apfel – 93-year-old fashion icon

Ageing worries me. They say your style evolves with time but the thought of getting old still scares me. I prefer to not earn that authentic aged style and remain 25 forever; that is how scared I am.

At the Cotillion


The six teenagers vying for the Miss Guyana Talented Teen crown on July 18 showed their mettle in ballroom and freestyle dancing on Sunday last at the Pegasus Hotel where Simpli Royal hosted its Cotillion, an annual precursor to the pageant and now a much anticipated event.

Who are you?

Often, when people are asked ‘Who are you?’ they respond by giving their names. Sometimes they also give their addresses and depending on the situation in which the question is asked, they might give their job title, or they might refer to their lineage.