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Fashion after the jubilee

The best Golden Arrowhead dress of the season was not even on the runway. This was photographed by Stabroek News photographer Keno George during the float parade on Thursday.

I have been bombarded by pictures on my Facebook timeline of women decked out in their Golden Arrowhead dresses. While I love my country and all, I honestly don’t want to see Guyana’s flag again anytime soon.

How poetry ‘holds down’ Yerrodin Bowen

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Spoken word poet Yerrodin Akeel Bowen has had tongues wagging since his return to Guyana in 2011. Yerrodin made his debut at the former Upscale Restaurant but his love for writing poems began when he was just ten years old while still living in the Bahamas during which, one of his first poems was published in a book pf poetry called The Master.

Ras Leon Saul brings Victoria story to stage

Writer/director Ras Leon Saul (left) with the cast of Legend of Victoria Village

Legend of Victoria Village, a musical, dramatic, historical reenactment of slavery, which includes sacrifices, murder, resistance and aggression, church and education, indentureship, social life, love and marriage, opened last evening at the National Cultural Centre.

Work wear chronicles

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Last week, I came across an article on the UK Telegraph’s website about a woman’s work wear fiasco. Receptionist, Nicola Thorp was sent home unpaid from her job on her first day, for refusing to wear high heels.

Ssignal launches album of national songs

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Ssignal Productions last month launched its album of national songs, ‘Songs of Guyana’s Children’ in the Conference Hall at the National Library, one of the three things that the production company wanted to do to commemorate Guyana’s 50th Anniversary.

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