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Television game show launched

Television game show launched

Power Raffle, a television game show touted as setting the standard for game show entertainment, has been launched .

Rihanna, Kanye and Jay-Z to open new Jay Leno show

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - R&B stars Rihanna, Kanye West and Jay-Z will perform on the premiere of Jay Leno’s comedy and chat show in September, in a apparent bid to grab hip, young viewers to NBC’s new primetime experiment .

Tevera has set her sights on mastering the strings

Tevera has set her sights on mastering the strings

If Tevera Franklin has her way in the next few years she might well be found strumming a guitar or plucking a harp By Tiffny RhodiusA “normal teenager” who is “funny, outgoing and down to earth” is how Tevera Franklin, a soft-spoken 14-year-old Bishops High student describes herself .

The final finale

Culture Box Wait a minute, did we get this straight .

Eating at the table

Eating at the table

Tastes Like Home Hi Everyone,Conversations that trigger a memory of one’s upbringing and how it has influenced or impacted our lives often yield two reactions – we marvel at the freedom some people had or we are astonished by the discipline enforced .

The Miss Jamzone contestants

The Miss Jamzone contestants

The selections have been made and the contestants are going through their paces as they gear for the Miss Jamzone Pageant 2009 scheduled for the Splashmin’s Resort on August 30 .

Mission Chapel fund-raising concert wows Berbicians

Seven years ago overseas-based Guyanese Mary Mc Aulay, in returning a gesture of kindness decided to dedicate her time and energy towards organizing a fund-raising concert for the Mission Chapel Congregational Church .

Naya Zamana 15 on next Saturday

Naya Zamana 15 on next Saturday

The Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha promises an exquisite and unforgettable evening of dance next Saturday at the National Cultural Centre, when Naya Zamana 15 – Dancing through the Ages will be held .

Ashley Tisdale sheds Disney image

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Her platinum white hair is long gone, replaced by silky smooth, dark brown locks .

Demi Lovato rules album chart; Jordin Sparks bombs

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Disney starlet crushed an “American Idol” champion on the US pop album chart Wednesday, but Michael Jackson managed to outsell both .

Black Eyed Peas set record on US singles chart

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Black Eyed Peas set a record on Thursday for the longest successive No .

Gordon Lashley’s  got music in his blood

Gordon Lashley’s got music in his blood

Gordon Lashley is so passionate about music that he is likely to answer any question on the subject by insisting that it dwells in his blood, or rather he would offer up a response in song .

And the winner is…?

And the winner is…?

The ten finalists in GT&T’s fourth Cellink Jingle and Song Competition put on star-making performances on Thursday night at the National Cultural Centre, where they proved why they were the cream of the crop .

‘Find what you love and do it’

Culture BoxHe spent a lot of his life just wanting to be a contender, wrote Michael Hirsch of Frank McCourt back in 2006 .

Tastes Like Home - The other potato

Tastes Like Home – The other potato

Hi Everyone, It peels just as easily, it cooks faster and it can be prepared very much the same way as you’d prepare the English potato – baked, boiled, mashed, sautéed and even be made into to chips and fries .

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2009 Folk Festival awards honourees announced

2009 Folk Festival awards honourees announced

Renowned educator Magda Pollard will receive the Guyana Cultural Association (GCA) Wordsworth McAndrew Lifetime Achievement Award when the GCA hosts its 2009 Folk Festival Awards ceremony in New York on September 2 .

Angela’s Ashes’ author Frank McCourt dies at 78

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Frank McCourt, the Irish American author best known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir Angela’s Ashes that chronicled his impoverished upbringing, died on Sunday, The New York Times reported .

Amy Winehouse cleared of assault

LONDON (Reuters) - British singer Amy Winehouse was found not guilty yesterday of assaulting a dancer at a charity ball last year .

Number 28, Bushlot, Adventure gear for Emancipation celebrations

The Number 28/Bushlot/Adventure Concerned Citizens Development Group (CCDG) of Corentyne, Berbice has organized a series of activities to celebrate the 171st anniversary of emancipation this year, under the theme ‘Together We Believe, Together We Achieve’ .

Machel Montano to headline  one of three Jamzone concerts

Machel Montano to headline one of three Jamzone concerts

– 15 beauties to vie for carMachel Montano is scheduled to headline the last of three concerts which have been added to the now expanded annual Jamzone fare .

Yolanda Kerr, Jermaine Victor: Guyana’s new top models

Yolanda Kerr, Jermaine Victor: Guyana’s new top models

By Iana SealesMove over Michael Younge and that other girl who barely featured after last year’s Model Search, there’s fresh attitude and two hot new bods on the catwalk .

Old time something, come back again

Culture BoxThe headlines in the entertainment pages these days are all too familiar, an endless parade of fashion hit makers, those trying to make it in the business and a string of models still largely unprepared for the catwalk .

Notes on a Chicken Salad

Notes on a Chicken Salad

Tastes Like HomeHi Everyone,I haven’t made or eaten chicken salad in ages .




APSA RA reloads on Wednesday

On Wednesday next, the APSARA dance group is doing a revamped performance of its successful show last held on May 23 .

James Blunt on DIRECTV this weekend

DIRECTV and Cityvibe’s exclusive concert series on Channel 999 continues this weekend with James Blunt .

One to watch

Randy La Fleur aiming for more than just  ‘one night’By Tiffny Rhodius“Experience, my imagination, how creative I can get when I write .

St Matthew to headline Heavenly Light concert

Jamaican International recording artiste St Matthew will be the main attraction tonight as the Heavenly Light World Outreach Ministry concludes its youth conference with a gospel-event billed as the “Ready Back Concert” .

New Miss Guyana Universe: 'I did it for me', Jenel says

New Miss Guyana Universe: ‘I did it for me’, Jenel says

The new Miss Guyana Universe is no wallflower .

Tastes Like Home - Eating abroad

Tastes Like Home – Eating abroad

Hi Everyone,Whenever I travel abroad, whether for business or pleasure, I always have a list of things that I’d like to eat or to try .

We had him…

Culture BoxIt is impossible to compress someone into 1000 words, much less one such as Michael Jackson .



Classique takes back its top spot with Pitch Black Tempo

It was contemporary Classique and it was awakening as it was interesting, from the soft and poignant movements in the choreography of the piece ‘Life’ to the bittersweet arrogance of ‘Man’s World’ .

MJ lookalike believes singer lives on

When people the world over gathered to bid their final farewell to the “greatest entertainer that ever lived” on Wednesday, the Mark Benschop Foundation chose to honour Michael Jackson by hosting a look-alike contest at City Hall the very day .

Cellink song and jingle contest heats up

Cellink song and jingle contest heats up

GT&T’s jingle is heating up and based on the quarterfinal performances the competition is about to get steamier and more unpredictable .

Series of activities for St Joseph ‘Reunion 09’

The Guyana Chapter of the St Joseph High School Old Students Association will launch a series of activities including a “70s and 80’s party” and a grand Night of Nostalgia to mark ‘Reunion 2009’ .

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