Nicholas Young’s Rainforest Pottery and Richard Winter’s Arawak Leather will join 11 other particpants from 9 countries around the Caribbean in Jamaica on the Design Caribbean Stand at the Calabash Literary Festival.
“I believe pageantry is a celebration of beauty, beauty with a purpose. It is one of the platforms that give young women an opportunity to let their voices be heard on various issues we are facing as a developing country which may need special attention,” says Stacy Ramcharan.
It should be the dream of every Guyanese to visit the Kaieteur Falls. It represents the true beauty of Guyana in its entirety: the green that hugs the snaking black waters of the Potaro River, which become golden brown then mists of white.
It’s cruel, unfair and sheer torture. What is? The calling, texting, tweeting, Facebook-ing and instant messaging that many of us are involved in as we tease and taunt our family and friends living overseas with the food of home.
Rebecca’s Story is a 12-minute film which sprouted from the Witness Project’s Film Workshop. The Witness Project is a community youth initiative founded by Margaret Clemons Foundation in 2011, with a mission to use the arts to change the culture of domestic violence in Guyana.
(Billboard) The first annual iHeartRadio Music Awards hit Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium on Thursday, celebrating the year’s biggest pop stars and paying tribute to the musical culture of the City of Angels.
(Billboard) – “I probably discovered it after some stupid boy broke my heart,” Priyanka Chopra says about her new single. The assertion is just about as preposterous as the former Miss World claiming she can’t make someone love her.
(Billboard) Billboard went behind the scenes with the super-producers who sifted through nearly two decades of Michael Jackson’s studio outtakes in an attempt to produce what they hope will be a posthumous hit record.
Shamain Patrice Greaves, stage name ShaMain, grew up surrounded by music. A resident of Maryland, USA by way of Florida and Georgetown, Guyana, ShaMain’s imminent release, ‘The Evolution of Me’, an extended play (EP) scheduled to drop this Fall, has songs like “Beautiful”, described on her website as “a smooth anthem ripe with building hooks, sultry vocals and the type of pulsating guitar medley that will have fans hypnotized from the gate.” Then there is “Lover (would you be mine),” said to be a “sexy throwback to the hard electro dance groove of the 80s pop textures”, and “Gimme,” written by ShaMain and produced by heavy hitter Tone P, which “taps into a body moving Latin/Jazz groove”, while “Cry Mi A River”, the website says, “gives [a] taste of Caribbean flavour.”
In 2012 she launched her first music project, ‘My Diary’.