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Getting your ‘cool glow’

Getting your ‘cool glow’

The last word

By Ashma JohnYou have probably had a friend tell you: “You are way prettier than her .

Spectrum 10 screens 3 documentaries  next week

Spectrum 10 screens 3 documentaries next week

On Tuesday, comes a story from India .

Taking textile decoration to higher levels: Jennifer Gibson

Taking textile decoration to higher levels: Jennifer Gibson

Jennifer Gibson fell in love with Guyana the first time she visited back in 1996 .

Comedy Night at Upscale

Comedy Night at Upscale

There are some people who will say and absolutely believe that Georgetown is a boring city with nothing to see, nothing to do and nothing to experience but I say experiences can come out of nowhere; it is a journey you make yourself to explore, to live and always try new things .

Food in Guyana Overwhelming and appreciative

Food in Guyana Overwhelming and appreciative

Hi Everyone, Every time I come back home for a visit I have to readjust my senses to the abundance of food, especially at the markets .

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Venus Boyz and XXY for Spectrum 10 nest week

Venus Boyz and XXY for Spectrum 10 nest week

Venus Boyz and XXY are the two films that will be screen next week as SASOD’S Painting the Spectrum 10 continues on Tuesday and Thursday .

Ingrid Griffith’s Demerara Gold for NY theatre next month

Ingrid Griffith’s Demerara Gold for NY theatre next month

For six days next month, playwright and actress Ingrid Griffith will pull off a gargantuan feat when she plays her one-woman show, Demerara Gold at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre on West 36th Street, Manhattan, New York .

Don Gialiani  reps ‘Georgetown’

Don Gialiani reps ‘Georgetown’

Local hip hop master Don Gialiani has been hitting the airwaves and social media with his new single “Georgetown” which was officially released on the radio on Independence Day, last week .

Horizon Arts offers ‘Love Vibration for Father’s Day

Horizon Arts Production is preparing to stage its sixth annual cultural extravaganza for Father’s Day on June 15, at 20:00 hrs at the Theatre Guild Playhouse, Georgetown under the theme “Love Vibrations” .

5 Reasons new X-Men 3D is a must-see!

5 Reasons new X-Men 3D is a must-see!

Review by Timothy Austin X-Men Days of Future Past is the latest entry in the multi-million dollar X-Men franchise starring Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen and Halle Berry .

School of the Nations offers art  classes for Cambridge certification

School of the Nations offers art classes for Cambridge certification

Beginning June 10 and continuing for six weeks, the School of the Nations will offer art classes for persons interested in developing their artistic skills and or pursuing a Cambridge certification in art .

Second issue  of makin style out next week

Second issue of makin style out next week

The second issue of makin style is completed and set to hit newsstands in Guyana and New York early next week .

Making style

Making style

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Rafieyah Husain wins disappointing Miss Guyana World Pageant

Rafieyah Husain wins disappointing Miss Guyana World Pageant

By Desilon DanielsAfter much contemplation, the one word that adequately describes last Monday’s Miss Guyana World 2014 Pageant is disappointing .

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

World renowned American poet and author Marguerite Ann Johnson, popularly known by her penname Maya Angelou died on Wednesday morning at the age of 86 .

‘Stretch-out’ Breadfruit

‘Stretch-out’ Breadfruit

Hi Everyone,We have been chatting for several years now, so much so that things have reached the stage where I have to start some of our conversations with one of these phrases: Remember I told you… Last year I shared with you… If you have been reading me for a while… Well this is going to be one of those occasions .

The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon .

It’s ‘nothing to laugh about’ but you’re sure to…

It’s ‘nothing to laugh about’ but you’re sure to…

Nothing to Laugh About is staging its seventh show, and, if prior performances are anything to go by, Guyanese are in for tear-jerking, belly busting performances .

Merundoi stages Before Her Parting as  part of project to combat domestic violence

Merundoi stages Before Her Parting as part of project to combat domestic violence

Come June 6, Merundoi Incorporated will stage Guyana Prize winner Mosa Telford’s award winning play Before Her Parting at the National Cultural Centre .

5 Reasons  Godzilla 3D is a modern classic!

5 Reasons Godzilla 3D is a modern classic!

Review by Timothy AustinI was not expecting much from the 2014 remake of Godzilla based on the original Japanese films about a giant reptile threatening the existence of humanity .

For Jeremy Sobers it’s jazz

For Jeremy Sobers it’s jazz

Jeremy Sobers has maintained an interest in music from the age of nine, influenced by his father, Sean Sobers, a musician and his mother, a director of a local choir .

Pageant  season  (Part 2)

Pageant season (Part 2)

When it comes to local pageants Miss Guyana Universe has always been the most anticipated; there must be a great deal of pressure on the wearer of this crown and to a lesser extent, the Miss Guyana World title holder as well .

Brasilian Acarajé

Brasilian Acarajé

An exercise in patience

Hi Everyone, Last week Wednesday, I sat for 4 straight hours engaged in the tedious task of removing the skins off of 4 ½ cups of rehydrated black eye peas .

Michael Jackson, Coldplay hit Hot 100’s top 10; John Legend still No 1

Michael Jackson, Coldplay hit Hot 100’s top 10; John Legend still No 1

(Billboard) - John Legend’s “All of Me” rules the Billboard Hot 100 for a third week with “All of Me,” while Michael Jackson rewrites a pair of vaunted Hot 100 records, as “Love Never Felt So Good,” with Justin Timberlake, blasts 22-9 .

Angela Bassett directing Whitney Houston-Bobby Brown TV movie

Angela Bassett directing Whitney Houston-Bobby Brown TV movie

(Billboard) - The Lifetime TV channel says it will air a movie about Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown’s relationship, with actress Angela Bassett set to direct .

A minute with: Emma Thompson on comedy, bathing suits and success

A minute with: Emma Thompson on comedy, bathing suits and success

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - For Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson, donning a bathing suit on the French Riviera alongside Pierce Brosnan in the British romantic comedy The Love Punch was too good to pass up .

Future talks tour, Pharrell’s  reluctance to doing ‘Move That Dope’

Future talks tour, Pharrell’s reluctance to doing ‘Move That Dope’

(Billbaord) Future will be doing plenty of rapping during his 45-date tour promoting his sophomore album, ‘Honest’ .

Robin Thicke to release new album in July

Robin Thicke to release new album in July

(Billboard) - Less than a year after scoring his first No 1 album ever with ‘Blurred Lines’, Robin Thicke will release a new album on July 1 through Star Trak/Interscope Records .

Blogging fashion: Ashma John tells it like she sees it

Blogging fashion: Ashma John tells it like she sees it

 Ashma John is a Guyanese fashion blogger with a colourful style to expressing what’s on her mind .

Pageant season

Pageant season

It’s that time of the year again when the air grows thick with competition and rivalry as a magnitude of pageants unroll .

Thank you, Black-Eye Peas

Thank you, Black-Eye Peas

Hi Everyone,  There was a period of time when I was going to secondary school that chickpeas (aka channa, garbanzo beans) were scarce .

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Samuel Medas takes a ‘Peculiar Journey’

Samuel Medas takes a ‘Peculiar Journey’

Since releasing his debut solo album ‘Heart to Heart’ in 2012, nothing but success has followed Guyanese gospel artiste Samuel Medas .

Jumo asks why there’s ‘No More Love’

Jumo asks why there’s ‘No More Love’

Local Soca star Jumo Primo yesterday released his brand new single, “No More Love” .

John Legend leads Hot 100, Paramore hits Top 10

John Legend leads Hot 100, Paramore hits Top 10

John Legend’s “All of Me” leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week, while Paramore, which has been charting on the Hot 100 for seven years, notches its first top 10 at last, as “Ain’t It Fun” ascends 13-10 .

‘Now…50’ ousts ‘Frozen’ from No 1 on Billboard 200 album chart

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The ‘Frozen’ Disney princesses were toppled from the top spot on the weekly Billboard 200 chart on Wednesday by the latest installment of the ‘Now That’s What I Call Music!’ compilation franchise .



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