The Georgetown Reading and Research Centre (GRRC) on Thursday launched a library programme through which children aged 11 years and under, countrywide, can borrow books to read from the centre, free of charge.
Hi Everyone,When last did you have a nice big glass of ice-cold, homemade mauby – the frosty beads of water on the glass from the coldness, the ice twirling in the glass, the heady scent of the ripened bark mixed with clove and cinnamon, the slight froth at the top indicating that it’s been properly brewed?
Except for one, the last of the Soca Monarch wannabes being profiled today are all known in the singing arena to some extent.
“Bringing reggae in a whole different style” is what Canada-based Guyanese Ahmad ‘Prince’ Ally hopes to do with an album he has put together with other artistes and has released on the local market.
Tanks, tubes and spaghetti strap tops are back and seem to be all the rage. However, for obvious reasons, some women and young girls cannot or should not wear them.
Rudy Grant’s infectious “Mash in Guyana”, which has become the unofficial anthem of Mashramani has been going strong for 20 years and though he modestly says it comes as a surprise, there were early indications it was going to be around for a long time.
If someone had asked any local music fan ten years ago, who was the leading gospel artiste in Guyana, their answer would most likely have been “Eion Greaves”.
Many would have heard his voice on the radio and depending on how much you are into dancehall reggae would have heard it on mixed tapes/discs and unwittingly taken part in the evolution of a boss DJ.
There was a time when you could not find bora in Barbados so the first time I walked into one of the supermarkets and saw bora I trembled with excitement.
Reigning Carib Soca Monarch Adrian Dutchin is bound to face challenges this year. He copped the crown for the last two consecutive years but with a number of new faces popping up he is endeavouring to “deal with the competition”.
Continuing to make an impact on the local entertainment scene Fojo received accolades from the special invitees present to witness the launch of his R&B production “Woman” last Friday.
With stiff opposition from the religions, the debate on the contentious bill to enable casino gambling had to be adjourned to Monday after a record 30 MPs indicated their intention yesterday to speak on the topic and the government showed no sign of budging from the plan to have it passed quickly.
On February 3, Guyanese and more particularly Linden party fans are going to witness the first instalment of this year’s Carib Soca Monarch competition and it’s bound to have a few surprises.
You won’t find many 16-year-olds attending Guyana’s highest learning institution, but Miss Guyana Talented Teen 2006 believes starting advanced studies young could open many doors for her in the future.
When Le Classique Dance Company held its production, Alley Cats, a few months ago the choreography was excellent and the dancers were good but Leslyn Lashley was better than good.