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Caribbean and meatless? It is possible

Caribbean and meatless? It is possible

Hi Everyone, It’s the season of Lent and, as usual, my inbox is full of requests for vegetarian and meat-free recipes .

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Suriname in love with Sonia Noel

Suriname in love with Sonia Noel

Suriname has fallen in love with Sonia Noel all over again .

‘Addicted’ poetry and jazz event for Linden

‘Addicted’ poetry and jazz event for Linden

Jermaine Figueira, a well-known spoken-word poet from Linden and Travis Bowen a popular singer/professional dancer from Georgetown will headline this month’s Poetry and Jazz (P&J) night themed ‘Addicted’ at L&L Restaurant in Linden on March 20 .

Last chance to see the Link

Last chance to see the Link

The final staging of Link Show 30 will be held at the National Cultural Centre tonight and tomorrow night from 8 pm .

Pharrell Williams, Idina Menzel ride Oscar gains

Pharrell Williams, Idina Menzel ride Oscar gains

(Billboard) - After their well-received live performances at the Academy Awards, Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” and Idina Menzel’s “Let It Go,” the latter of which won best original song honours, both shine on the Billboard Hot 100 .

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How typecasting landed Kijana Lewis an award-winning role

How typecasting landed Kijana Lewis an award-winning role

A big, burly man, Kijana Lewis is surprisingly light on his feet on stage .

Let’s talk tourism

In this little piece of paradise we call Guyana, we hardly depend on the tourism industry yet we have much to offer .

Seeing red

Seeing red

Hi Everyone, I’m seeing red, but I’m not angry .

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Guyanese writer tackles sexual abuse in debut novel

Guyanese writer tackles sexual abuse in debut novel

A childhood dream of being a writer has now become a reality for Julia Kanhai, who recently published her first novel Backslider .

Shontell Gittens took over  with her ‘Chinese’ calypso

Shontell Gittens took over with her ‘Chinese’ calypso

“Who taking over, ChineseBig business in Guyana, ChineseCellphones and your TV, ChineseEverything now in the country, ChineseThe clothing you wear, ChineseWomen check out your false hair, ChineseAyo look at me, I am an Afro-Chinese” It was third time lucky for 2014 Junior Calypso Monarch Shontell Gittens, who had previously entered the competition in 2012 and 2013 .

The evolution of Mashramani

The evolution of Mashramani

Some people are arguing that there is no longer a Mashramani, not even in the traditional sense of the word .

Going for Gold: And the Oscar goes to…

Going for Gold: And the Oscar goes to…

 By Timothy AustinWith the Winter Olympics over, our television viewing attention now turns to another race for gold, the 2014 Oscars .

Michelle Cole awarded YGB designer of the year

Michelle Cole awarded YGB designer of the year

Guyanese designer Michelle Cole has been named the Young Gifted and Black Entrepreneurial Awards Designer of the Year .

‘Wombmyn’s’ circle  offers space for  creativity all this month

‘Wombmyn’s’ circle offers space for creativity all this month

Beginning tomorrow and continuing every Sunday for the month of March, artist and designer Tracy Douglas will create a wombmyn’s (women’s) circle at Pan-dama Retreat, on the Soesdyke/Linden High-way .

Link Show 30 back at the NCC

Link Show 30 back at the NCC

After a four-night run at Parc Rayne, the Link Show producers have decided to move back to the National Cultural Centre citing the seating capacity of Parc Rayne .

Neaz Subhan makes a point of tackling domestic violence through drama

Neaz Subhan makes a point of tackling domestic violence through drama

Neaz Subhan has been in the performing arts for a whopping 30-plus years and he still plays a very active role today .

It’s Mashramani! But is the hard work done?

It’s Mashramani! But is the hard work done?

I would love to know why we really celebrate Mashramani .

Picnic eating

Picnic eating

Hi Everyone,Tomorrow is Mashramani and apart from the main event – the parade of costumes and bands in various parts of the country – the number one activity that many will be participating in is some form of picnic .

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Keep your eyes on De Professor

Keep your eyes on De Professor

It has been one year since he stormed on stage declaring “God Don’t Sleep” and unnerved a government minister who had the calypso pulled from the air .

More than a splash of talent at UG last week

Amazingly talented performances rocked a packed George Walcott Lecturer Theatre (GWLT) last Friday, February 14, when the Turkeyen Campus of the University of Guyana (UG) held its ‘Talent Splash’ .

Blue Sackie Day Care

Blue Sackie Day Care

Blue Sackie Day Care and Play Group toddlers with their Blue Sackie float preparing for their Mash parade yesterday .

Kiskadee Kids Day Care and Play Group

Kiskadee Kids Day Care and Play Group

Kiskadee Kids Day Care and Play Group sets out on its Mash Parade yesterday .

Ne-Yo’s new album will be ‘predominately R&B’

Ne-Yo’s new album will be ‘predominately R&B’

(Billboard) - Sorry dance fans, Ne-Yo is going back to R&B .

Movie academy’s 1st black chief sees films building diversity

Movie academy’s 1st black chief sees films building diversity

BEVERLEY HILLS, California (Reuters) - When Cheryl Boone Isaacs presides over the Oscars on March 2, her mere presence will convey a statement on diversity in Hollywood as the first African-American president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and its third woman in its 86 years .

Birds of a feather

Birds of a feather

Birds of a feather: Blue Sackie Day Care and Play Group and Kiskadee Kids Day Care and Play Group ‘mashing’ together in Kitty yesterday .

Grumpy ‘Greek’ lands Paul  Budnah national drama award

Grumpy ‘Greek’ lands Paul Budnah national drama award

“When something wrong and is know you know//Stand up, stand up and say it is so…” Many people who see Paul Budnah around will associate this song from the Link Show with him .

Just like Dabydeen’s Coolies…

Just like Dabydeen’s Coolies…

Guyanese-born poet, writer and academic David Dabydeen is perhaps one of the most colourful literary artists of his time .

Add zing with zest

Add zing with zest

Hi Everyone, Looking to brighten and perk up your food and beverage? Add a little zest!  I don’t mean enthusiasm, zeal and passion – although those won’t hurt – I am talking about citrus zest .

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Filligar here to  rock and learn

Filligar here to rock and learn

The Rupununi Music and Arts Festival kicked off yesterday and will run until tomorrow with the small savannah village of Annai hosting several international performers, including the American alternative rock band Filligar .

Link Show turns 30 at Parc Rayne

Link Show turns 30 at Parc Rayne

Link Show 30 is set to begin with a gala event at its new venue, Parc Rayne, Rahaman’s Park, Houston on February 20 from 7 .

Hungama at the Indian Cultural Centre today

Hungama at the Indian Cultural Centre today

The Indian Cultural Centre screens Hungama (2003) at its Lot 67 New Haven, Bel Air, Georgetown location today from 5 .

Leslyn Fraser: From the stage to the stage

Leslyn Fraser: From the stage to the stage

Her name is well known in entertainment circles .



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