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Pearl of a writer scoops top children’s poetry prizes

Pearl of a writer scoops top children’s poetry prizes

Writing is a natural talent that flows from within and it’s not the sort of skill you can easily learn; there must be passion, writer Pearl Lewis said .

Hawk, Favreau on Iconoclasts next Tuesday – Maher, Davis set for episode 4

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk teams up with Hollywood actor, screenwriter and director Jon Favreau on Iconoclasts next Tuesday at 1 pm on DIRECTV Channel 999 .

Easter Jam for seawall bandstand

Following on the heels of several successful gospel concerts in recent years, Toronto-based Guyanese DJ Evangelist will be in Guyana again this Easter to host another of his “jam sessions .

Youth theatre training resumes

Youth theatre training resumes

Children will once again be exposed to theatre training when Gem Madhoo-Nascimento’s two-year-old ‘Youth Theatre Workshop (YTW) resumes session next Wednesday at the Girl Guides’ Pavilion on Brickdam .

The Vigil for Theatre Guild next week

So did Jesus really rise from the dead? That is the question The Vigil hopes to answer at the Theatre Guild, starting next Thursday .

Kings go forth at the Sidewalk

Next Tuesday, the Sidewalk Cafe screens Kings Go Forth, a World War II film from a novel of the same name .

Arresting Classique soloist: Paul Charles

Arresting Classique soloist: Paul Charles

One to watch Paul Charles has had one philosophy in his years of dancing, funny thing is he often forgets what that is and only remembers on occasion when his memory serves him well .

Say cheese!

Culture  Box Everyone has their stories about them .

Tastes Like Home - Char Siu & Siew Yuk

Tastes Like Home – Char Siu & Siew Yuk

Hi Everyone,  have you ever been to a restaurant, eaten a meal or a particular dish and then tried to replicate it at home? Me too and often! Although it is not exactly the same, the results are usually pretty good but then you resign yourself to the fact that there are secrets and special ways of making certain things that can never be replicated in the home .

A new look at an old favourite: Ramlila to be staged at NCC

A new look at an old favourite: Ramlila to be staged at NCC

Through dance and drama, the story of a devoted husband who fights a “colossal war” to liberate his kidnapped wife who is totally devoted to him, will be told on the stage of the National Cultural Centre come April 11 in a production called Ramlila .

Mc Cartney, Ruscha on Iconoclasts next Tuesday

Mc Cartney, Ruscha on Iconoclasts next Tuesday

Fashion meets pop art in a creative way next Tuesday at 1 pm on Iconoclasts on DIRECTV Channel 999, in the form of English fashion designer Stella McCartney and American artist Edward Ruscha .

New categories in place for Facts 3

New categories in place for Facts 3

The search is on for a new student designer and all interested young people have until Monday to return their completed application forms to the Facts and Roses office at Lot 43 Garnett Street, Campbellville .

Patrons wowed at Bishops tea party and fashion show

Patrons wowed at Bishops tea party and fashion show

Thirst Park last Saturday, was transformed into a garden for the Bishops’ High School Old Students Association inaugural Tea Party and Fashion Show, ‘Classic El Dorado - Art in Motion’ .

Ten to vie for regatta crown

Ten to vie for regatta crown

In two weeks, ten young ladies will vie for this year’s Miss Bartica Regatta crown and according to the organizers, patrons can expect good clean competition in a relaxed and secure atmosphere .

One to watch: Master music mixer: Darrell Pugsley

One to watch: Master music mixer: Darrell Pugsley

Because Darrell Pugsley works behind the scenes he is not that well known outside the industry, and from looking at him one would never guess that he is a master at arranging and mixing music and does this for some of the best local artistes .

Just imagine…

Culture Box Someone once said, “Nothing happens unless you first dream”; perhaps not in those exact words, but words to that effect .

A trying time in the Kitchen Part 2 - The Big Reveal!

A trying time in the Kitchen Part 2 – The Big Reveal!

Tastes Like Home Hi Everyone, Gulab Jamoon – that’s what was giving me all the pain in the kitchen two weeks ago .

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Sonia Noel takes a green return to her ‘roots’

Sonia Noel takes a green return to her ‘roots’

Designer Sonia Noel and her team of fashion enthusiasts are going green this year, focusing on the environment and injecting a concern in her scheduled collections, as well as upcoming projects because “the time has come to think green” .

Classique on ‘the edge’

Classique on ‘the edge’

Think edgy, different and outrageously good and the picture of what Classique Dance Company hopes to project on stage at the National Cultural Centre (NCC) next weekend begins to frame .

Little African set to ‘Move On’

After years of shifting between Guyana, Suriname and his native Jamaica, singer Little African is heading back home to get serious with his music and take it to another level, but he is going out with a farewell album launch .

Iconoclasts Season 4 debuts Tuesday on Channel 999

Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Sir Richard Branson would seem an unlikely pair, but what they have in common is a passion for addressing global problems and this comes across as they appear next Tuesday on Iconoclasts .

‘Magic Man’ Kayode’s run for life

‘Magic Man’ Kayode’s run for life

Selflessness, conviction and the strong desire to contribute toward youth development, led Lindener and national footballer Kayode McKinnon, to display considerable sacrifice and mental endurance to complete a 13 hours and 20 minutes run in support of youth affected by and infected with HIV .

A trying time in the kitchen

A trying time in the kitchen

Part 1 – The Recipes Tastes Like Home Hi Everyone, Never before have I ever been so frustrated, confused and at times angry in the kitchen as I have been this past week .

Story of a West Indies fan

Culture Box If a fan of West Indies Cricket were to write a book today detailing his/her experiences following the team, despair, heartbreaking, disenchantment, anguish, and relief would be some of the most used words .

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‘Classic El Dorado:

‘Classic El Dorado:

Arts in Motion’ for Thirst Park Designer Donna Ramsammy-James is offering a sneak preview of a show-stopping cultural and fashion event later this month that is set to open in Jamaica in April as part of an international fundraiser for a Bishops High School reunion .

Final Link

Final Link

After a five-night run to rave reviews and a two-night hold over, Link Show 25 goes to Linden this weekend and then will have its final performances from Saturday March 21 to Tuesday March 24 at the National Cultural Centre (NCC) at 8 pm .

Looking back... How a Guyanese ‘discovered’ Sparrow

Looking back… How a Guyanese ‘discovered’ Sparrow

It was 1955 when a then struggling Guyanese promoter met a young Trinidadian by the name of Francisco Slinger and on a whim decided to include him in his group that was about to tour the interior .

Abusing technology

Culture Box We’ve all heard of tennis elbow (which does not only affect tennis players) and carpal tunnel syndrome, but not many of us would have heard of ‘text thumb’, the repetitive stress injury caused by sending too many text messages .

Tastes Like Home - Vermicelli and Vermicelli Cake

Tastes Like Home – Vermicelli and Vermicelli Cake

– they’re not so different Hi Everyone,One main ingredient, with very similar modes of preparation, creates two dishes that represent two different religious foods in Guyana .

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Guyana to debut regional ‘peace’ concerts

Guyana to debut regional ‘peace’ concerts

From guns crimes to sexual and domestic violence, crime is a scourge in the Caribbean region, and beginning next month Trinidadian promoter, Andre Rochford will start an ambitious campaign to promote peace through music and “hopefully effect change” .

Why men must change

By Linden LewisOn International Women’s Day 2005, a young announcer on the radio wanted to alert his listeners to the observance of this historic day .

Intensify efforts to eliminate violence

– Help and Shelter International Women’s Day 2009 finds us in a time of national and global financial crises and when the incidence of violence in Guyana, especially domestic violence, is not diminishing .

Annual Phagwah mela on today

Annual Phagwah mela on today

In keeping with tradition, the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha’s annual Phagwah Mela and Bazaar will be held at the Dharmic Sanskritik Kendra in Prashad Nagar today beginning at 4 pm .

Reflections: seeking a foothold in local music

Reflections: seeking a foothold in local music

There is a trio seeking a foothold in the local music industry and it is not difficult to imagine that it could become a force to reckon with in the near future; Reflections has a trump card that many of its counterparts in the music arena would love to have .



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