The Scene

Kwayana Lecture Series set for launch

– as Buxton group celebrates Emancipation Day

The Buxton First of August Movement has planned a series of activities to celebrate Emancipation Day this year, beginning with a church service tomorrow from 7.30 am at Friendship Methodist Church.

Talented teens pageant postponed

Some of the teens at their Cotillion last month.

The Guyana Talented Teens Pageant, which was scheduled to be held this evening, has been postponed to September 13 due to inclement weather and partial flooding of the auditorium of the National Cultural Centre.

Jamaican magician for shows next weekend


Jamaican magician Kemarch ‘Wizard’ Dodd will be in Guyana for two shows next weekend. According to a press release from Vizion Sounds Promotions, Dodd is scheduled to perform at the MSC Ground in Linden on Saturday, July 25 and at the DCC Ground, Georgetown on Sunday, July 26.

Linden artists sound Code R3d

From left George Abrams Colwyn Blair and Davlon Marley Richmond

Singer and songwriter George Anthony ‘Chiney Man’ Abrams and Code R3d Records are looking to release an album come November called ‘Soca Forever’, which will feature a collection of soca music from various artistes.

Breadfruit Cou-cou

Bajan Eats Pt 4

Breadfruit Cou-cou Meal (Photo by Cynthia Nelson)

Hi Everyone, This is the last in the 4-part series of weekend Bajan eats. When one thinks of Cou-cou, the mind immediately focuses on cornmeal, the dish sometimes referred to as turn cornmeal (because of the constant turning/stirring that needs to take place to ensure that the cornmeal does not scorch or burn).

Growing old gracefully

Iris Apfel – 93-year-old fashion icon

Ageing worries me. They say your style evolves with time but the thought of getting old still scares me. I prefer to not earn that authentic aged style and remain 25 forever; that is how scared I am.