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Cooking - Practise is all we need

Cooking – Practise is all we need

Tastes Like HomeHi Everyone, “Will the Garlic Pork taste as good as you claim?” That’s a question I was asked recently after a reader received my Garlic Pork recipe that he requested .

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‘New’ Jackson 5 single released

(BBC) A previously unreleased song by the Jackson 5 - featured on a forthcoming album of unheard tracks and rarities - has been made available to download .

Oprah, Chris Rock to make Black Friend

(EUR) Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Films and Lionsgate have partnered to develop Will You Be My Black Friend, a film – to star Chris Rock – based on a November 2008 GQ magazine article of the same name .

Barbra Streisand tops US pop chart for ninth time

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Barbra Streisand scored her ninth No .

La Passion de Jeanne d’Arc at Sidewalk Cafe

Sidewalk Cafe screens Carl Dreyer’s La Passion de Jeanne d’Arc next Tuesday .

‘I knew I was going to be queen all along’ – Nandanie Jerry

‘I knew I was going to be queen all along’ – Nandanie Jerry

Nandanie Jerry is a feisty teenager who entered the Miss Amerindian Heritage pageant for purely altruistic reasons and most fittingly, won By Tiffny RhodiusWhen 16-year-old Nandanie Jerry entered the Miss Amerindian Heritage pageant she did not do it for the prizes or the fame .

The dark side of email

I like email .

Storing at room temperature

Storing at room temperature

Hi Everyone,Room temperature is a term used often in the preparation and cooking of certain foods, but what exactly does it mean? A definition familiarly used is that room temperature refers to the general level of comfort in a room in which people live .

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Orealla singer eyes the big time

Orealla singer eyes the big time

By Sara BharratNot a man of many words is Mitchell Rogers, singer of the patriotic song “Orealla”, but a connoisseur of natural beauty and a poetic soul who sits and sees, then writes and sings .

Black Eyed Peas match Mariah Carey record on chart

NEW YORK (Reuters/ Billboard) - With its 14th week at the summit of Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart, the Black Eyed Peas’ “I Gotta Feeling” matched Mariah Carey’s 2005 hit “We Belong Together” for the longest No .

Sizzla a set to scorch

After failing to come to Guyana last weekend, Miguel ‘Sizzla’ Collins will be here tonight for the ‘Rise to Occasion’ concert at the National Park .

Kanye West and Lady Gaga’s North American tour cancelled

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A US and Canada tour by Kanye West and Lady Gaga has been cancelled with no reason given just weeks after the rap star came under public fire for humiliating country star Taylor Swift at an awards ceremony .

The Making of the Mahatma for the Sidewalk

On Tuesday, Sidewalk Cafe and the Indian Cultural Centre join in screening The Making of the Mahatma - a 1996 film which tells the story of the painfully shy Gandhi who is struggling with his ideas in South Africa before he becomes Mahatma .

Habibah’s messaging art

Habibah’s messaging art

By Alva SolomonWith her passion for the arts being an everyday feature, 25-year-old craft and design enthusiast Habibah Atherley-McGregor sews, paints and threads tirelessly each day, her aim being to provide patrons with invaluable pieces which will tell an everlasting story of God’s gift to mankind, the arts .

Withdrawal symptoms

Culture Box Is it possible to die from a panic attack induced by lack of technology in an impossibly hot village which doesn’t stock Coke? Diet Coke, we mean, or just regular Coca Cola .

Hey good-looking!

Hey good-looking!

Hi Everyone,Have you had your guava today? Do not miss out on the chance of have one of nature’s best gifts, especially when it’s in season .

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Ten beauties to vie for Heritage crown tonight

Ten beauties to vie for Heritage crown tonight

Ten beauties from the ten administrative regions will vie for the coveted Miss Amerindian Heritage crown at a pageant this evening at the National Cultural Centre .

Celeste’s ‘Little Secret’ is out

Celeste’s ‘Little Secret’ is out

It has been a slow climb on the music ladder for Celeste David since her runner-up position in the GT&T jingle competition two years ago, but things seem to be picking up now and she has just released her latest single in Barbados .

Genesis 11 for Promenade Gardens

Genesis 11 for Promenade Gardens

Tomorrow night the Promenade Gardens will come alive when what is described as Guyana’s “one-of-a-kind star studded event” in the name of Genesis Fashion Rhythm II gets underway .

Moolaadé for Sidewalk Cafe

Sidewalk Café presents Moolaadé, the final film from African cinema’s founding father, Ousmane Sembene, for viewing next Tuesday .

‘Inevitably Green’ shows twins’ growth in designing

‘Inevitably Green’ shows twins’ growth in designing

Two years are certainly not enough to call twin brothers Sean and Sherlon James seasoned designers, but they are certainly designing like veterans .

Kanye? You didn’t!

Kanye West is sorry, unbelievable but true, apparently for the lame stunt he pulled on singer Taylor Swift at the VMAs while she was accepting an award .

Fish Molee & Cardamom Bread

Fish Molee & Cardamom Bread

Hi Everyone,Open your cupboard and bring out the spice jars - let’s make some Cardamom Bread and Fish Molee .

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‘Limpy J’ saga places singer Jory in spotlight

‘Limpy J’ saga places singer Jory in spotlight

By Oluatoyin AlleyneJust under two months ago 26-year-old Jory Douglas might have been one of the least known local artistes but his recent social commentary about him being robbed by a promoter has not only propelled him into the limelight but is also the cause for quite a buzz in the music industry as it also fuels the biggest local controversy in the business to date .

A whodunit that’s too hard to swallow

A whodunit that’s too hard to swallow

By Andre HaynesGem Madhoo-Nascimento’s latest production, Murder at Guiseppe’s, attempts to serve up a comic take on the murder mystery, but the offerings are at best tragic and indigestible .

I’m only doing music’ – Mavado

By Rawle ToneyDancehall star Mavado said on Thursday night that his lyrics were a response to what he saw around him and the only way they would change was when society changed .

GBTI sponsors watercolour competition

Castellani House has launched its Sixth Biennial National Watercolour Competition, which is being sponsored by the Guyana Bank for Trade & Industry Ltd (GBTI) .

Free, Fired and Flowing for NCC today

For the ninth consecutive year, the Youth Department of the South Road Full Gospel Assembly will host a special youth conference aimed at spreading positive messages to the nation’s young people .

Madonna’s Sticky & Sweet Concert on tonight

Tonight Cityvibe™ on DIRECTV will exclusively premiere, “Madonna: Sticky & Sweet”, the pop queen’s most recent concert  shot last December in Buenos Aires, Argentina where she performed four sold-out shows for 250,000 people .

Volver at the Sidewalk

Sidewalk Cafe screens Volver on Tuesday at 7 pm .

Pitch perfect: Seaforth Sisters  are Buxton’s singing stars

Pitch perfect: Seaforth Sisters are Buxton’s singing stars

In the most unlikely place, from unassuming faces emerge a blend of voices like a cry in the wilderness with both the strength and tenderness to pierce and soothe the soul: the voices of singers Abidemi and Asha Seaforth of Buxton, East Coast Demerara .

Who really cares?

Culture Box“It’s a #$%%^ affair gal siddung pon mi ^&*& like chairGal nuh u did a say dat dey nuh fairNow u a bawl ah say de ^&* jaw tearWan mek a run but mi cab inna de airFling her pon de ground and put she foot inna de air^&((^&^ inna belly plus de boots dun preparePeer noise a mek all de neighbour ah hearGangsta nuh care” So goes some of the less explicit lyrics in Jamaican dancehall star, Mavado’s “Squeeze Breast” song .



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