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Musicians on stage for June 6

Musicians on stage for June 6

Expect piano, violin, trumpet, sax, pan, solos, duets, choirs, dance and perhaps a bit of theatre .

Painting the Spectrum 6 opens next Tuesday

Painting the Spectrum 6 opens next Tuesday

‘Painting the Spectrum’ the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination’s (SASOD) sixth film festival will open next Tuesday at Sidewalk Café with the film Blueprint ; Guyanese born award winning singer Nhojj is also expected to make an appearance .

Genevieve Nnaji:‘I am not a snob’

Genevieve Nnaji is the first of a new cadre of personalities Nigeria is producing .

‘Love is Contagious’ or ‘Hold Yuh’?

fans to decideIt will either be Tarrus Riley of “Love is Contagious” and “She’s Royal” fame or Gyptian, singer of the now popular “Hold Yuh” who will headline the first summer concert in July but it is left up to fans of the two men to ensure which one it will be .

How rap music’s poetry frees Floyd

How rap music’s poetry frees Floyd

Floyd Christie picked up an Eminem cassette a few years ago, around the time cassettes were still ‘in’, and decided rap was the sort of outlet he needed to “feel free” .

A (horrible) day at the creek

A (horrible) day at the creek

It’s a cloudy day .

Wanted: A cook to make breakfast

Wanted: A cook to make breakfast

Hi Everyone, I don’t know how much longer I can put up with this – cooking breakfast .

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‘One More Day’ video for May 23 premiere

‘One More Day’ video for May 23 premiere

Just off the success of being named the Best Female Reggae/ Dancehall artiste at the recently concluded Guyana Artistic Music Awards, Timeka Marshall is now set to release her fifth video for her new release “One More Day”, a song touted as inspirational .

Caribbean education magazine launched

Caribbean education magazine launched

The first edition of a magazine designed to address illiteracy in the Caribbean particularly among children, by merging culture with education, was officially launched at the National Library, Guyana earlier this week .

Wildfire set to blaze a new trail

Five young men are promising to take Guyana’s entertainment industry to a new level and if their track record is anything to speak about the country can certainly look forward to top of the line entertainment events with just the right touch of class as a finisher .

Miss Guyana Earth competitions set to kick off

Miss Guyana Earth competitions set to kick off

The Miss Guyana Earth pageant will kick off with a National Dress Competition for the contestants next week, the first in a string of scheduled events to promote the environment conscious affair .

Sonia to debut resort, new world lines in T&T

Sonia to debut resort, new world lines in T&T

– pink collection to honour breast cancer survivors Sonia Noel is heading back to the glitzy Fashion Week of Trinidad and Tobago (FWTT) this year, an event which ranks among the most influential on the region’s fashion calendar .

Jory, Adrian and Peter Ram collaborate on OMG remix

Jory, Adrian and Peter Ram collaborate on OMG remix

New kid on the block Jory Hector is going international as he has now teamed up with Barbadian soca star Peter Ram and his Guyanese counterpart Adrian Dutchin to produce a racy piece .

In ‘reality’: Miss Jamzone pageant

The Miss Jamzone Beach Pageant is taking on a reality style format this year, involving the public in selecting the local representative for the pageant which has since gone international .

Magic moments at annual Mother and Daughter pageant

Magic moments at annual Mother and Daughter pageant

By Candace PhillipsIt was a night of elegance and frolic that showcased the loving bond between mother and daughter as Supa Stylistics held the 19th Annual Mother and Daughter Pageant last Saturday at the National Cultural Centre .

Woeful Windies… woeful me!

Culture Box Why is the West Indies cricket team continuing to torment its fans in such cruel fashion?It is like these boys/men (whichever you prefer) take pleasure in turning the knife round and round after plunging it into the hearts of their adoring fans .

Mrs Cummings’ Swiss Roll

Mrs Cummings’ Swiss Roll

Hi Everyone,The Swiss Roll, like the Pau I wrote about a couple of months ago, is another one of those outstanding treats that was frequently offered at cake sales back in the days of my growing up .

One to watch: Darren Mc Almont

One to watch: Darren Mc Almont

By Sara BharratAt 18, Darren Anthony Mc Almont isn’t just dreaming of what he wants to be tomorrow .

Precious Pearl and Young Bill Rogers score poetry wins in Guyana Annual

Precious Pearl and Young Bill Rogers score poetry wins in Guyana Annual

National calypsonians Young Bill Rogers and Precious Pearl were among several persons whose poems were selected and published in this year’s edition of the Guyana Annual .

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 .



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