By Alva Solomon Making healthy food choices can sometimes be difficult but for the advocates of good health, living a healthy lifestyle is all about choosing the right foods .
Just over a year ago, in January, 2009, The Scene visited Warren and Tracy Douglas’s refuge, Pandama Retreat, on the Linden-Soesdyke Highway and chatted with them about their vision and plans for the 17-acre refuge they were just about to open to the public .
Brand new scintillating material is promised when the curtain rises on Link Show 26 tonight at the National Cultural Centre .
Some of the pieces on show at the China Jing de Zhen Art Porcelain Trade Fair at the Chinese Association Building, Lot 3 Brickdam, Georgetown .
NEW YORK (Billboard) - Ke$ha’s “TiK ToK” held off the charity remake of “We Are the World” to lead Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for a ninth consecutive week on Thursday .
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Leonardo DiCaprio may not remind movie fans of a young Robert De Niro, but he has taken on one of the intense New York actor’s rewarding legacies .
(BBC) - Newly-crowned best international male at the Brits, Jay-Z’s advice to the British music industry is less is more .
LONDON (Reuters) - Veteran Irish designer Paul Costelloe told celebrities trying their hand at fashion to pack up and content themselves with their luxury lifestyles, accusing them yesterday of stealing his thunder on the catwalk .
Petite, pretty and vivacious 17-year-old Melinda Shankar is the star of a new film, Festival of Lights, set in Guyana and the US .
Culture Box I was up a few nights ago thinking about what excuse I will come up with this year when people ask me if I am celebrating Valentine’s Day .
- eating with my hands Hi Everyone, I love eating with my hands; there is something earthly and sensual about it .
Carib Soca Monarch 2010 will heat up the National Park next Saturday with performances by nine finalists and reigning Soca Monarch Shellon “Shelly G” Garraway .
Residents of Berbice and Linden are expected to be in for a treat when popular Jamaican artiste Konshens arrives later this month to perform in two concerts .
Silhouette, the local fashion house recently launched by designer Sonia Noel, is offering fantasy make-up for Mashramani and interested Mash camps and individuals are asked to register at the Barr Street, Kitty office .
Last week’s signing of 2010 Junior Calypso Monarch Tennicia De Freitas to perform at this February 19th encore performance of Mori J’Von Comedy Jam 11 marks what Producer/Director Ron Morrison says is a bold attempt to build stronger bridges between business and the performing arts Although he accepts that the local business community is far too fragile to fully support the growth and development of the creative arts, Ron Morrison believes that neither business nor the arts have sought sufficiently diligently to explore such opportunities as exist for a mutually beneficial relationship between the two .
By Oluatoyin AlleynePearl Lewis also known as ‘Precious Pearl’ is fighting to win this year’s calypso crown but she is also fighting to boot a contestant out of this year’s Carib Soca Monarch competition on an accusation that the woman has stolen the words of a song she originally wrote .
Culture Box As a little girl, I tramped through endless slushy mud during the rainy seasons on weekday mornings .
Hi Everyone,Ever since Guy Fieri, of Food Network Television visited Pam’s Kitchen in Seattle, Washington, on his Diners, Drive-ins and Dives show, I have been bombarded with questions and recipe requests for Trini Pelau – one of the main dishes featured .
Mark your calendars .
Guyanese-born Canadian poet Janet Naidu will launch her new collection Sacred Silence at the Umana Yama on Monday at 5 .
By Rawle ToneyReigning Carib Soca Monarch Shellon ‘Shelly-G’ Garraway is asking where is her competition for this year’s event since she believes that her tune this year “All That” really is all that and will see her holding on to the coveted title .
From February 15 to 20, Norman Vieira will be holding a special exhibition at the National Museum to display his “exotic jewellery” made from animal skins .
Slingshot is hitting the road this year for the country’s 40th Republic celebrations and is mashing under an environmentally friendly theme .
Next week’s Classic Tuesday’s presentation at the National Gallery, Castellani House is Merchant-Ivory’s A Room With A View .
Next Tuesday, Sidewalk Café screens The Blind Side the Oscar nominated 2009 drama–sports film starring Quinton Aaron and Sandra Bullock .
The Indian Cultural Centre Film Club invites interested members of the public to a screening of Black at the Indian Cultural Centre, in New Haven, Bel Air today at 5 .
NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - A thematically ambitious drama about television news and its manipulation by corporate and political interests, and by the ever-more-desperate race for ratings, Rann (Battle) has none of the Bollywood musical trappings that stateside audiences have come to expect as the default .
– eyes entry to adult competition in 2011 By Iana SealesAbigail James, the reigning junior calypso monarch, had her song to do battle and was even fired up about defending a crown she worked years to win, but this will not happen this year .
I don’t get it .
Hi Everyone, Last week we looked at the what, where, who and how of a food label .
The state of local calypso had been debated for several years, it is crippled and the current crop has failed to inject much life into the art form .
– semi-finals on tonight in Linden By Rawle ToneyIt is that time of the year again when the country’s Soca artists vie for a chance to called King or Queen of the up-tempo genre as the Carib Soca Monarch beats off at the Mackenzie Sports Club Ground in Linden this evening with the staging of its semi-finals .
– by appointment only Cosmetologist Pamela Dillon, long regarded as the ‘woman with the touch’, has returned to the scene years after a premature exit to offer exclusive salon services “with a twist” .
Friends and colleagues in the entertainment business of comedian and actor Henry Rodney will come together tomorrow night to cool the blaze that totally destroyed Rodney’s home earlier this month in the form a benefit concert to assist in the rebuilding process .
A group of Caribbean artistes have pooled their singing talent together and recorded a song-written by Jamaican sensation Shaggy - in an effort to raise funds for the earthquake ravaged country of Haiti sponsored by cell phone giant Digicel .