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Jackie Chan targets kids with low-budget Spy

NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - It’s been over 30 years since Jackie Chan supplanted Bruce Lee as film’s reigning martial-arts superstar .

Ke$ha, Lady Gaga lead singles chart

NEW YORK (Billboard) - Pop singer Ke$ha led Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for a fourth week on Thursday with her debut single “TiK ToK,” and also grabbed the No .

Real R&B heats up the Grammy awards

(EUR) - This year’s Grammy awards will turn up the heat in an often overlooked category - Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance .

Beyonce and Jay-Z are Forbes’ highest earning couple

(EUR) - Forbes magazine has named Jay-Z and Beyonce the top earning couple in entertainment — married or unmarried — for their combined $122 million banked between June 2008 and June 2009 .

Sidewalk screens District 9

Next Tuesday evening, Sidewalk Café will screen District 9, a 2009 science fiction-action film directed by Neill Blomkamp .

Sonia Noel launches house of fashion

Sonia Noel launches house of fashion

Sonia Noel is the kind of woman for whom it seems there is never a dull moment .

Bah!  Humbug!

Bah! Humbug!

Yes I know, I know .

Get your drinks on!

Get your drinks on!

Hi Everyone, “I ain’t seen you since last year!” A corny joke, it’s true, but we all do it every New Years and this, after all, is my first column for 2010 .

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Mash competition looks to revive calypso

Mash competition looks to revive calypso

There is a pot of social commentary brewing in the Mashramani Calypso Competition this year which is expected to kick off in early February and some of the usual suspects are lined up and ready to take on a string of newcomers .

Classic Tuesdays selects Breaking  Away as first film for 2010

Classic Tuesdays selects Breaking Away as first film for 2010

Peter Yates’ charming 1979 film, Breaking Away, is the first selection for Classic Tuesdays for the year and will be screened next Tuesday at 6 pm, at the National Gallery, Castellani House, Vlissengen Road, Georgetown .

Female acts tipped for top again in 2010 pop polls

LONDON (Reuters) – No two lists are the same, but as pop pundits gaze into their crystal balls at the start of a new decade it is single female acts who look destined for the top, at the expense of indie bands .

Keyshia Cole confirms pregnancy

(EUR) A rep for Keyshia Cole has officially confirmed the singer’s pregnancy and announced she is engaged to the baby’s father, Cleveland Cavaliers player Daniel “Boobie” Gibson .

Mariah explains drunken acceptance speech

(EUR) After winning Favourite R&B artist at the People’s Choice Awards on Wednesday night, Mariah Carey went backstage and attempted to explain to the press her bizarre behaviour from the night before .

Kara DioGuardi talks to Billboard

(Billboard) Let’s coin a new term to describe Kara DioGuardi .

Style’s rogue child: Dorian Obermuller

Style’s rogue child: Dorian Obermuller

If style has a rogue child in Guyana it is probably Dorian Obermuller, who brashly walks around with make-up and fashion so loud it screams “you can’t look away” .

Getting high on  Christmas

Getting high on Christmas

I am a Christmas junkie .

The best gift

The best gift

Hi Everyone, each year at Christmas, no matter how organized and prepared we are, there is one area that always has us flummoxed – what presents should we buy for friends and loved ones! It becomes even more difficult when we are faced with giving a gift to those seem to have everything .

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Style Mission raises $250,000 for Archer’s Home

Style Mission raises $250,000 for Archer’s Home

It was for charity and the patrons showed up and gave willingly .

Cinderella ‘Peace and Unity’ concert for museum grounds Tuesday

Cinderella Promotions, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture will entertain Christmas shoppers with its Christmas Peace and Unity Concert on the lawns of the National Museum, Water Street from 10 am on Tuesday .

Orphans, children’s homes inmates in exuberant Christmas showcase

For just over two hours on Sunday last, the children who live in orphanages and homes across the country took to the stage at the National Cultural Centre to celebrate Christmas, and what a celebration it was! The season for some meant a time to enjoy an excessive amount of goodwill, for others it was about hoping for a family as a holiday gift .

Jay-Z, Alicia Keys lead singles chart for 5th week

NEW YORK (Billboard) – Jay-Z and Alicia Keys led the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for a fifth week on Thursday with “Empire State of Mind .

Mariah Carey:The Precious interview with Kam Williams

(EUR) - Mariah Carey was born in Huntington, Long Island on March 27, 1970 to Patricia Hickey, an Irish-American opera singer, and Alfred Roy Carey, an engineer of Afro-Venezuelan descent .

The multifaceted...Ronella Woseley

The multifaceted…Ronella Woseley

Nineteen-year-old Ronella Woseley could simply be described as an artistic individual who is extremely talented in the different forms of art .

Buxton Fusion joins music and cultures, promotes peace

Buxton Fusion joins music and cultures, promotes peace

In 2007, in the midst of the scourge of criminality which gripped the community of Buxton, the musical group Buxton Fusion was formed .

The weird end  of fashion

The weird end of fashion

For some people, Christmas, not Halloween mind you, is the time to bring out all the atrocious colours of eye shadow available, blood red lipstick and hairstyles fit for scary stories .

Khichri & Kedgeree - Good at breakfast, lunch or dinner

Khichri & Kedgeree – Good at breakfast, lunch or dinner

Hi Everyone, Khichri (kitch-tree) is a dish with its roots firmly in India .

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Tyler Perry says mom, inspiration for Madea, has died

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - US actor and director Tyler Perry on Wednesday announced the death of his mother, who he has previously credited as helping inspire the iconic Madea character in a string of hit movies .

Billboard names Taylor, Kanye among year’s best

NEW YORK (Billboard) – They gave us the most memorable music moment of 2009, so it’s only fitting that Kanye West and Taylor Swift have been named the king and queen of the charts .

Trouble in the Tiger den: What can Woods do to save reputation?

(ABC)  With a 9,000-square-foot Florida home, Tiger Woods and his wife have ample room to avoid talking to each other, but Woods’ failure quickly to address the public continues to hurt his reputation as tabloids continue to, public relations experts say .

 Eddy sends video message to Pele

Eddy sends video message to Pele

Guyanese international superstar Eddy Grant will send a live video message to Pele during today’s civic ceremony at City Hall, where Mayor Hamilton Green will welcome the Brazilian football icon to Guyana .

Local vintner  offers eight  wines for  Christmas

Local vintner offers eight wines for Christmas

Local vintner Warren Douglas has produced eight local wines for the Christmas season and will host two wine tastings next week on December 18 and 20 .

Black Watah channels moral  upliftment through music

Black Watah channels moral upliftment through music

Benji Diamond and Gadkin, two talented Guyanese musicians, aim to live their dreams and use their music to rebuild the “moral breakdown” while providing listeners with a blast of culture .

Sexy kinky

Sexy kinky

If you’re wondering whether as a black woman I have good hair, go ahead, ask .

It’s all about  the side dishes

It’s all about the side dishes

Hi Everyone, they can make or break a meal .



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