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Work of Guyanese icon Cy Grant celebrated

Today in London, the work of Cy Grant, the late Guyanese actor, musician, writer and poet will be on display through different performances at a free event where workshops, talks, family activities, puppetry, poetry and films will be featured. 

Activism and fashion

Earlier this week I came across an article in The Guardian titled “Sex doesn’t sell anymore, activism does”. The articled expounded on the shift in consumer trends that affect the way in which consumers associate and remain loyal to products and services.

‘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.

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