The Scene

Yummy homemade fries

Frying chips (Photo by Cynthia Nelson)

Hi Everyone, It is hard to resist ordering French Fries when a menu lists hand-cut fries, or house fries. For me, it conjures images of my mom standing at the stove, her lone, prized, non-stick pan filled with a little more than an inch of oil, and thick, hand-cut sticks of potatoes surrounded by bubbles from the hot oil.

Fashion: A worthwhile industry?

Michelle Obama wearing a dress by Indian-American designer Naem Khan

Over recent months, I have written a few articles covering the President and First Lady’s style. Some deemed them ‘unnecessary information,’ whilst others expressed mutual sentiments.

Max Massiah: Man of many talents

Max Massiah

Max Massiah is a man of many talents. The television host and executive producer of the Maximum Sports Combat and Strength Show is also Max the Boxing Coach/Referee/Judge, Max the Second Dan Martial Artist, Max the Artist, Max the Actor and Max the Saxophonist.

A reflection…

Fit and finish are obvious in this collection by Anthony Vaccarello at Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday. (Photo by Reuters/Benoit Tessier)

When I attended Marian Academy, there was always a day designated during term time for reflection. I was quite immature at that point in time, so naturally I never took it upon myself to reflect on anything.

Events on the Golden Jubilee calendar this month

March 6 Cheddi Jagan Memorial Multi-Discipline Sporting Day (East Berbice-Corentyne, Region 6)   March 18 Regional Science Fair (Barima-Waini, Region 1)   March 18 – 20 Youth Expo (Demerara-Mahaica, Region 4) Guyana National Service Ground   March 19 Film Festival (Cuyuni-Mazaruni, Region 7) at Bartica School from 7 pm   March 22 Film Festival (East Berbice-Corentyne, Region 6) at New Amsterdam Multilateral School   March 23 Phagwah National Holiday   March 26 Kumaka/Mabaruma Regatta and Street Fair (Barima-Waini, Region 1) Film Festival (Mahaica-Berbice, Region 5) at Mahaicony Secondary School Youth Folk Evening (Demerara-Mahaica, Region 4) at Theatre Guild Gardens   March 26 – 28 Bartica Easter Regatta (Cuyuni-Mazaruni, Region 7)   March 28 Easter Monday Kite Flying Janet Jagan Memorial Sports (Essequibo Islands – West Demerara, Region 3) at the National Track and Field Centre – Leonora

Crack Jokes on tonight only

Michael Ignatius and Nuriyyih Gerrard in a scene from Crack Jokes

Odessa Primus’ hilarious comedy Crack Jokes is back at the National Cultural Centre (NCC) tonight for one more performance. According to a press release, patrons who purchased tickets for the performance on February 23,

Fashion, beauty and racism

Australian supermodel Ajak Deng

Many people associate migrating to Europe or North America with advancing in life. Some say it offers more opportunity while others say it’s a concrete jungle with nothing being handed to you.