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Jorge Bowenforbes’ ‘Remembering Guiana’ for national gallery

Jorge Bowenforbes’ ‘Remembering Guiana’ for national gallery

US-award winning Guyanese artist Jorge Bowenforbes, will later this month host an exhibition depicting pre-Independence images of Guyana .

Cutting edge model search under way

Cutting edge model search under way

When Sonia Noel officially launched the new season of Model Search three weeks ago, she also rolled out the other instalments which are being promoted as “bigger, better seasons” .

Page 3 on today at Indian Cultural Centre

All members of the public are invited to see Page 3 at the Indian Cultural Centre, New Haven, Bel Air today from 5 .

Michael Jackson’s children become Web stars after leaks

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The once sheltered children of the late Michael Jackson have become Internet sensations after home-made videos of two of his three children playing up for web cameras were leaked and appeared on YouTube .

Yo man! Twilight hunk Robert Pattinson… as a rapper???

(Reuters) - Thought you knew all there was to know about the Twilight movies and their stars?Think again .

Macy Gray says music industry is ‘prejudiced’

(EUR) - Macy Gray is claiming that prejudice still exists within the music industry, particularly against African American artists who perform outside of the traditional black music genres .

Eminem leads singles chart ahead of album release

NEW YORK (Billboard) - Eminem scored his third No .

Gialiani back home to push ‘London Girl’

Gialiani back home to push ‘London Girl’

By Iana SealesGialiani has been sort of low key these past few years, even if that was not his intention, but he is on the rap circuit again in search of a record deal and what he believes is some due recognition after “plugging away at it for so long” .

Mother: a job for life

Culture Box All professionals retire .

Tea for my mom

Tea for my mom

Hi Everyone,A friend asked me the other day what meal I’d make for my mom in celebration of Mother’s Day .

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Queen Ifrica, Machel, Gramps among big winners at IRAWMA

(Jamaica Observer) - The 29 annual International Reggae & World Music Awards (IRAWMA) which took place last Sunday, May 2 at the York College Performing Arts Centre in Queens, New York was another spectacular affair that attracted a near-capacity crowd and a galaxy of international reggae stars .

Nrityageet at 31, a treasure to celebrate

Nrityageet at 31, a treasure to celebrate

By Alva SolomonEleven-year old Cathy stands at the gate, her attention captivated by dancers as they go through their moves, and as she stares, it’s her desire to learn the art of dance if the opportunity is offered .

Clubbing

Culture Box Darkness with blinding flashes of light, screaming, several not so pleasant smells warring for attention, limited dance floor space and bad service translates to a night of oh-so-wonderful clubbing in GT (Georgetown) .

A mental adjustment to cooking and eating

A mental adjustment to cooking and eating

Hi Everyone,Torture .

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Dispatch from Seat B315

Guyana music awards warmed a cold night By Iana SealesCall this a dispatch from Seat B315 at the National Cultural Centre (NCC) on Sunday night during the Guyana Artistic Music Awards .

Seven to vie for Miss Linden Town Week pageant tonight

Seven to vie for Miss Linden Town Week pageant tonight

Seven young women drawn from Linden and Kwakwani, Berbice River will take to the stage at the Mackenzie Sports Club tonight in their quest to claim the Miss Linden Town Week Queen 2010 title and crown .

Shondell Parks is Miss Big and Bold

Shondell Parks is Miss Big and Bold

Perseverance paid off for Linden’s giant model Shondell Parks who won the confidence of the panel of judges to grab the crown for the Linden Town Week 2010 Big and Bold competition while also walking away with four other special prizes .

National Gallery film, lecture to explore common theme in Guyanese and Brazilian literature

The National Gallery presents the film Macunaima, next Monday and on Tuesday a lecture by Brazilian academic and writer, Dr Miguel Nenevé, exploring a common theme in works of Guyanese and Brazilian literature .

Scandalous: Classique in high energy, intense dance show

Scandalous: Classique in high energy, intense dance show

By Iana SealesClassique needed a break, the sort of time away to reflect on why it was elevated to the pinnacle of dance here and to work on a production good enough to be called anything because the dancing would speak for itself .

Why do we do it?

Culture Box Once – for nearly half an hour – I had my mother doing it as I stood in front the mirror .

In defence of all-purpose flour

In defence of all-purpose flour

Hi Everyone,One day, whilst visiting a friend, she opened one of her cupboards to retrieve an item for the dish she was preparing and I casually looked up .

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Jessica stakes a claim to 2010

‘I want this year to be my year’ Tiffny Rhodius“I want my own identity in music .

Six to vie for the Miss Big, Bold and Beautiful title

Six to vie for the Miss Big, Bold and Beautiful title

Six women, each weighing 225 pounds and over, are set to take to the stage on April 28, in their bid to become the Miss Big, Bold and Beautiful of Linden as the town gears up to celebrate its 40th Anniversary .

Nothing to laugh about on third instalment

Nothing to laugh about on third instalment

Maria Benschop has had a fair amount of success with her comical sketches, ‘Nothing to Laugh About’, so much so that she is into her third instalment and is likely to press on after this .

Rapper B.o.B leads chart, Glee crew ubiquitous

NEW YORK (Billboard) - Atlanta rapper B .

Canadian High Commission hosts movie nights

The environmental documentary Suzuki Speaks will be one of two films shown when the Canadian High Commission launches its ‘Movie Nights’ on Monday at the Chapel of the Canadian High Commission from 6 pm .

Annece Hicks: On a mission to remove negative perceptions about pageantry

Annece Hicks: On a mission to remove negative perceptions about pageantry

By Tiffny Rhodius The new Bartica Regatta Queen promises that she “will work hard to do what I said I’ll do” as she begins her reign and the promotion of her platform - women in pageantry .

The best date I ever had

Dating is not an easy ritual .

It’s a Sponge Cake. No, it’s a Pound Cake So, what’s a Sponge Cake?

It’s a Sponge Cake. No, it’s a Pound Cake So, what’s a Sponge Cake?

Hi Everyone,If this week’s headline seems confusing, it’s because people often think of a Sponge Cake and a Pound Cake as one and the same; they aren’t .

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Artistes set to make waves at Guyana Sun Splash

Artistes set to make waves at Guyana Sun Splash

Guyanese artistes are set to make history when they take the stage at the inaugural Guyana Musical Sun Splash to be held on April 24 at a venue yet to be determined .

$100,000 Scotia account for Designer’s Portfolio winner

Scotia Bank will support this year’s Guyana Fashion Weekend (GFW) through the establishing of a bank account with $100,000 for the winner of this year’s Guyana Fashion Weekend Designer’s Portfolio .

Somebody Gon’ Horn Yuh for Theatre Guild next weekend

Somebody Gon’ Horn Yuh for Theatre Guild next weekend

Horizon Arts Production (HAP), an emerging theatrical group, will stage Somebody Gon’ Horn Yuh at Theatre Guild next weekend .

Macka, Timeka, Nikki-Z for Linden ‘ladies night’ affair

Several international artistes are expected in Linden early next month for the Ward Entertainment ‘All White Ladies Night’ party which will be part of the activities planned for the mining town’s 40th anniversary as a township .



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