Link Show 31 continues its historical run as the most significant achievement in Guyanese theatre.
The annual Republic of Guyana Distinguished Lecture Series, established in 2011, continued last week with a lecture that provided, as has been the intention, an opportunity for intellectual engagement with concepts that define Guyana as a nation as a part of the celebration of Mashramani and the anniversary of Republicanism.
Naya Zamana 19: A Royal Twist presented two weeks ago as a repeat performance by the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha is worth revisiting.
‘It is universally acknowledged’ that good creative writers do not write for prizes.
The relationship between the carnival season in the Caribbean and Guyana’s Mashramani is very easily disguised.
(Alim A Hosein is Dean of Education and Humanities at the University of Guyana; a linguist, artist, literary and art critic; Convenor of the Guyana Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition; Member of the Management Committee of the Guyana Prize for Literature) By Alim Hosein A book of artwork titled Panorama – A Portrait of Guyana was launched at Cara Lodge on Monday January 12.
Dialogue For One (for the NDTC) in this reflective exercise the bodies imitate contraction and release
A theatrical performance with two plays is to be staged at the National Cultural Centre on Saturday, January 17.
By Alim Hosein Alim A. Hosein is Dean of Education and Humanities at the University of Guyana; a linguist, literary and art critic, artist, member of the Management Committee of the Guyana Prize for Literature and Coordinator of the Guyana Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition (GVACE) The Awards ceremony held on December 17 at the National Cultural Centre brought an end to the public events in the 2014 Guyana Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition.
Sonnet 123 No. Time, thou shalt not boast that I do change Thy pyramids built up with newer might To me are nothing novel, nothing strange; They are but dressings of a former sight.
Caribbean History A flower falls on a leaf, the forest sleeps, and waves are on holiday El Dorado sings of love as Columbus listens in a plastic boat.
This Tuesday December 16, 2014 is the 105th birthday of Edgar Austin Mittelholzer (1909-65), standard-bearer for Guyanese and West Indian literature.
The staging of the production Expressions 2 by GEMS Theatre Produc-tions directed by Gem Madhoo-Nascimento at the Theatre Guild Playhouse on November 9 drew attention to a number of factors arising from the current range of dramatic and poetic performance in Guyana at present.
Reggae fi Radni (to the memory of Walter Rodney) yu no si how de cloud dem jus come satta pan mi dream
The audience for theatre in Guyana exhibits certain characteristics and behaviours defined by history, colonialism, slavery, culture and tradition.
The performance of Hamlet by the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Company in Guyana was historic and significant for a number of reasons.
Guyana’s fourth annual National Drama Festival closed last week after the performance of 27 plays in five categories.
We shouted out ‘We’ve got her! Here she is! It’s her all right’.
The Republic of Guyana’s annual National Drama Festival (NDF) will take to the stage of the National Cultural Centre for the fourth time starting this Tuesday and running from October 14-22.
The Umana Yana, ironically destroyed by fire during Guyana’s celebration of Amerindian Heritage Month, was a major visible symbol of Amerindian culture in the city.
One of the most striking events of the past two weeks was the demolition by fire of the Umana Yana in Georgetown on the afternoon of Tuesday September 9.
This week, on Thursday, September 18, four schools, all tertiary colleges specialising in the creative arts disciplines in Guyana, will hold their 2014 Convocation ceremony at the National Cultural Centre.
A nation’s art, its literature, music, theatre and dance traditions all arise from, are influenced and shaped by its culture.