The Scene

Events on the Golden Jubilee calendar this month

March 6 Cheddi Jagan Memorial Multi-Discipline Sporting Day (East Berbice-Corentyne, Region 6)   March 18 Regional Science Fair (Barima-Waini, Region 1)   March 18 – 20 Youth Expo (Demerara-Mahaica, Region 4) Guyana National Service Ground   March 19 Film Festival (Cuyuni-Mazaruni, Region 7) at Bartica School from 7 pm   March 22 Film Festival (East Berbice-Corentyne, Region 6) at New Amsterdam Multilateral School   March 23 Phagwah National Holiday   March 26 Kumaka/Mabaruma Regatta and Street Fair (Barima-Waini, Region 1) Film Festival (Mahaica-Berbice, Region 5) at Mahaicony Secondary School Youth Folk Evening (Demerara-Mahaica, Region 4) at Theatre Guild Gardens   March 26 – 28 Bartica Easter Regatta (Cuyuni-Mazaruni, Region 7)   March 28 Easter Monday Kite Flying Janet Jagan Memorial Sports (Essequibo Islands – West Demerara, Region 3) at the National Track and Field Centre – Leonora

Crack Jokes on tonight only

Michael Ignatius and Nuriyyih Gerrard in a scene from Crack Jokes

Odessa Primus’ hilarious comedy Crack Jokes is back at the National Cultural Centre (NCC) tonight for one more performance. According to a press release, patrons who purchased tickets for the performance on February 23,

Fashion, beauty and racism

Australian supermodel Ajak Deng

Many people associate migrating to Europe or North America with advancing in life. Some say it offers more opportunity while others say it’s a concrete jungle with nothing being handed to you.

Marriage and clothes

Pre-marriage, blue dress, 2012

We live in a world that pressures women to dress and act in a certain way. Women unthinkingly transfer these beliefs to the next generation, sometimes taking joy in doing so; it’s as if they believe real character derives from clothing choice.