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Theatre Workshop

Theatre Workshop

For nearly a month now, as part of my ambition to explore the culture and art of dear old Guyana and dive into vacation season I started attending theatre classes after weeks of consultation and advice from dramatists .

Making Black Pudding

Making Black Pudding

– it’s not about a recipe

Hi Everyone,This week begins a 2-part series about Black Pudding .

The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon .

Racked TT

Racked TT

Last Sunday I left for Trinidad and Tobago to review a pop-up shop hosted by Emma Forster Hiscock, Stephanie Rydle and Ain Earle .

Yaphet Jackman’s signature, a gift of words

Yaphet Jackman’s signature, a gift of words

Yaphet Jackman’s poetry is his signature .

Writer’s block

Writer’s block

Ugh! It’s happening again .

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

Telling it like it is

Hi Everyone,We are people who are at once sophisticated and simple .

The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon .

Designers come out for a worthy cause

Designers come out for a worthy cause

Some seven designers put their work on display for a worthy cause last month, in Sonia Noel’s annual “Style Mission”, which supported the Guyana Sickle Cell Association .

Raagas and Rhythms 2 for Theatre Guild this evening

Raagas and Rhythms 2 for Theatre Guild this evening

Raagas n Rhythm 2, a musical concert, directed and produced by Amar Ramessar and Rena Ramessar will be staged at the Theatre Guild, Georgetown from 7 pm today .

Radio Rock n Roll aims to win fans for rock music

Radio Rock n Roll aims to win fans for rock music

Radio Rock n’ Roll is a brand new radio show focusing strictly on rock music, from classic to modern alternative to punk to heavy metal, hosted by local rock musician Gavin Mendonca of punk rock band Keep Your Day Job! and heavy metal band Feed The Flames .

Experiential shopping in Guyana... a dream

Experiential shopping in Guyana… a dream

When you go shopping in Guyana are your experiences pleasant? Do you visit the same store repeatedly because of the any particular stimulator? Do you feel compelled and tingly inside to immediately return when you get your next pay cheque? All my answers would be a big fat no!I personally don’t feel we are spoilt for choice locally despite the ridiculous amount of fashion retailers we have .

Soyini Fraser  is Miss Guyana Jamzone 2014

Soyini Fraser is Miss Guyana Jamzone 2014

After weeks of competition through a reality show aired on Hits and Jams Television network (HJTV) Soyini Fraser was selected to represent Guyana at the Miss Jamzone International Pageant, beating out two other contestants Faydeha King and Onesha Hutson .

Lisa Punch deserves  our votes

Lisa Punch deserves our votes

Social media in Guyana has been on fire since Sunday with “Lisa Punch” and “Rising Star” trending .

Let’s  fry some chicken

Let’s fry some chicken

Hi Everyone,What is it about fried chicken that is so alluring? It’s a favourite of almost everyone, (well except vegetarians of course) .

The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon .

‘Star’ girl Lisa Punch chats about ‘Rising Star’

‘Star’ girl Lisa Punch chats about ‘Rising Star’

If you haven’t heard the name Lisa Punch then you must be living under a rock .

Talented Teens ready for their showcase

Talented Teens ready for their showcase

Come Sunday July 6, Simpli Royal presents the 2014 Mr and Miss Guyana Talented Teen Pa-geant at the National Cultural Centre from 8 pm .

Classique’s ‘Dance Like  You Do’ for July 30

Classique’s ‘Dance Like You Do’ for July 30

Classique Dance Com-pany presents the fourteenth edition of its annual production, ‘Dance Like you Do’ at the National Cultural Centre (NCC) on July 30 .

Dear Men, an explanation

Dear Men, an explanation

The men I’ve dated have all questioned my reason for procuring so much clothes .

‘Spectrum 10’ Ends with Paris Is Burning

‘Spectrum 10’ Ends with Paris Is Burning

The classic American documentary, Paris Is Burning will tomorrow close the curtains on the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination’s (SASOD) will close the curtains on its tenth annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) film festival, Painting the Spectrum 10 .

Divya Sieudarsan  champions stamping out child abuse

Divya Sieudarsan champions stamping out child abuse

When Divya Sieudarsan was a little girl growing up she used to love watching the Miss Universe pageant every year, so much so that her grandfather would tease her and say “I’m going to send you up to become Miss Universe .

Dating in Georgetown

Dating in Georgetown

So, stemming from last week’s whole “Do we date?” It is clear the answer is maybe not .

5 Must-tries in Guyana

5 Must-tries in Guyana

What’s yours?

Hi Everyone,  If you had to come up with 5 food (food & beverage) items that people visiting Guyana must try, what would they be?As I sat on a LIAT flight to Guyana, I picked up ZING (the in-flight magazine), which is always a good read .

Cartoon

Cartoon

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Four Caribbean films as Spectrum 10 ends

Four Caribbean films as Spectrum 10 ends

Painting the Spectrum 10, showcases the Caribbean in its final week with four regional films and closes with ‘Spectrum Night’ where its open mic encourages contributions of song, poetry, music and even dance .

Sonia Noel wows Caribbean Fashion Week

Sonia Noel wows Caribbean Fashion Week

[caption id="attachment_294051" align="alignleft" width="85"] A model in First Resort at Caribbean Fashion Week[/caption]Sonia Noel has once again earned rave reviews for her fashion lines .

Indie filmmaker chooses Georgetown  for neo-noir film on escapism

Indie filmmaker chooses Georgetown for neo-noir film on escapism

A young well-to-do couple, bored by their mundane life in America decide they want to move away to an exotic, faraway location - Guyana .

Tides of Susanburg roll back in!

Tides of Susanburg roll back in!

Talk about a blast from the past! Francis Quamina Farrier’s The Tides of Susanburg returns on the stage of the Theatre Guild, Kingston next Friday, June 27, with a matinee performance at 13:00 hrs and evening performances on Saturday and Sunday at 19:00hrs .

Lisa Punch for ABC’s  Rising Star competition

Lisa Punch for ABC’s Rising Star competition

Can Guyanese Lisa Punch accomplish on ABC what Jamaican Tessanne Chin did on NBC?Beginning tomorrow night at 9, the now Brooklyn resident will perform on a new ABC series called “Rising Star” .

The foreigner – yeah, right

The foreigner – yeah, right

 Are you from foreign?This is a common question you tend to hear in Guyana whenever you decide to step out of the box and dress differently .

iWitness Movement: Scaling back the negativity

iWitness Movement: Scaling back the negativity

A new group of Christian youth is seeking to use the considerable talent that exists among its members to divert some of the negativity associated with the arts through involving Jesus and the use of Christian principles in their approach .

Finding Mr/Miss Right

Finding Mr/Miss Right

Guys? How do you look for Miss Right? How do you get a girlfriend? Does the hissing and the hustling work? I mean is this a decent way (or any way at all) to get a committed partner? Can you find anyone decent by shouting at her, “Ey baby! Yuh lookin’ like pine tart deh! Crispy, sweet and juicy!” Like seriously?Ladies? How do you get boyfriends? Do you flirt, proposition or call the shots in the relationship? If you’re looking for a decent guy you can settle down with, would a sloppy approach work?You get what you deserve, and who you are with is usually a  .

A heartfelt thank you

A heartfelt thank you

Hi Everyone,When I first conceptualized this column, Tastes Like Home, I knew what I would be getting out of it and I knew what people living away from Guyana would be getting out of it .

The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon

The Scene Cartoon .

Till Ah Find A Place 3 for NCC at month end

Till Ah Find A Place 3 for NCC at month end

H&T Theatre Arts Group will stage Till Ah Find A Place 3 – She’s Back on June 28 and 29 at the National Cultural Centre, Georgetown .

Not just actors, they’re Re-Actors

Not just actors, they’re Re-Actors

What do you call a group of friends with a passion for theatre and everything in the arts? The Re-Actors .



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