Christian Sobers: A decade of music

“My life began when I picked up the guitar because that’s when I found my identity,” singer and guitarist Christian Sobers says and it has been a decade since he took up music professionally at the age of 16.

Two-faced style

It has been said that style is influenced by several factors. Disposable income and peer influence often overshadow the environmental factor.

Pass it on benefit concert slated for next Saturday

The Guyana Conference of Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) Youth Ministries Department in association with the Adventist youths of Georgetown and other religious bodies present the ‘Pass It On’ Benefit Concert next Saturday night March 23, at the Ashton Alleyne Memorial Ground.

I Am Us wows audiences

The Ethnic Relations Commission sponsored production I Am Us, played to satisfied audiences at the National Cultural Centre last Saturday and Sunday.

Miss Earth Guyana seeks contestants

The Miss Earth Guyana franchise, Guyana Premiere is seeking a new queen to represent Guyana at this year’s Miss Earth International leg of the pageant.

Bartica gearing up for annual regatta

Bartica’s annual regatta is held during the Easter weekend. This year’s activities, slated to begin the first week in April, are expected to rate higher than any other year.

I Am Us explores unity in diversity

The National Cultural Centre will come alive next Saturday and Sunday evening, March 9 and 10 with the full-length play, I Am Us produced by the Ethnic Relations Commissions as a means of promoting unity and to preserve peace and good relations despite the divisiveness of past elections.

First ever ‘Cineffx’ to open next weekend

– billed as forum for photographers and filmmakers to showcase and learn

Guyana will for the first time host the Cineffx Photo and Film Expo from March 8 to 10, at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre.

Steven Ramphal: Love, unity and chutney

For Steven Ramphal, six times proved to be a charm. His outstanding performance coupled with the words of his song “Rang Ke Bhare Main Bhool Jao” (“Forget About Your Colour and Let’s Live in Love”) won him the 2019 Chutney Monarch crown at the final of the competition sponsored by Banks DIH Ltd at the Anna Regina Community Centre Ground last Sunday.

Meatloaf

I made Meatloaf for the first time, last weekend. Not only did it turn out really well, but it is also very easy to make, feeds a crowd for not a lot of money and satisfies meat lovers.

Local model agency holds debut show

Photos taken by Terrence Thompson and Travon Barker Impact Promotional Models agency put on its very first fashion show and mini expo recently before a small audience in the hall of GT Motor Sports where some of the sassiest and up-styled, off-the-rack international designer brands as well as Victoria’s Secret lingerie were displayed. 

Dressing the mini-mes

If anyone looked at my saved basket on ASOS (the virtual equivalent to walking around with loads of items in your hand in an actual store) they wouldn’t have the slightest clue as to what is going on in my life.

The Link Show is back

The Link Show, a popular annual satirical review, known for entertaining Guyanese audiences by the thousands for the past 33 years, will be staged at the National Cultural Centre (NCC) from March 1 to 4, a release from GEMS Theatre Productions has said.

Mikel Andrews: For the love of dance

For a long time, while growing up in his hometown Bartica, Mikel Andrews was fascinated with the art of dance but settled for watching it on his television, as he did not have the courage to get involved.

Wellness: the new luxury

Luxury has a different meaning for everyone. For some it could be reflected in the types of purchases made and for others it could mean living completely organic lives.

Samuel Medas cops regional award

Guyanese artiste Samuel Medas was Sunday night awarded Best Regional Artiste of 2018 at the Gospel Music Awards of Trinidad and Tobago (GMATT).

Benji Diamond to release video for ‘Let Go’

– pursuing solo R&B career

Reggae artiste Marlon Sansculotte, better known by his stage name Benji Diamond, who for many years has been performing alongside local artiste Gad I Kid is now making plans to go the journey in entertainment as a solo artiste leaning more towards a career in R&B.

Shanyce McAlmont: living her modelling dreams

Second year University of Guyana student Shanyce McAlmont, who is reading for a degree in Public Management, is following her dreams by modelling on the side of work and school, something she has been fascinated with ever since she first strutted about as a child in her mother’s heels.

ERC launches harmony song

The Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) released its national unity song “Let Harmony Come In” at a recent launching at the Pegasus Hotel.

‘No Puppet’ set for release today

Clifford ‘Alabama’ Charles releases his first single for 2019 “No Puppet” today on air as well as several social media platforms.

Scares of selfies

I don’t generally consider myself to be a shy person. But for some reason I always get overly anxious when it comes to taking my own picture (common term selfie).

Leeanna Allen to release video for poem ‘See You’

Spoken word poet Leeanna Allen is expected to release a video for her poem “See You”, which she penned five years ago at a time she was searching for healing for her own soul in a bid in find herself.

Disi, MA to host KMS Party

Gospel/conscious music rapper and singer Rondel ‘Disi’ Holder is teaming up with artiste Martin Massiah who goes by the stage name MA to host the Kingdom Music Session (KMS) Party scheduled for February 9.

Well-known Main Street artist dies

… leaves behind repertoire of pieces

Accomplished sculptor Marvin Roberts Phillips, who spent more than 30 years of his life on Main Street selling and creating his work, died on December 29, 2018.

Shaima Muna is one to watch

Guyana’s newest Soca artiste Shaima Muna, who goes by the stage name ‘Sexy Berry’, will be competing in this year’s Carib Soca Monarch competition for the very first time with her latest single “Nah Tired Yet” and has her sight set on the crown.

I resolve to keep eating

While many of you have probably resolved this New Year to cut out, restrict, or deprive yourselves of certain food and drinks, I resolve to continue moderating my intake, and, to expand my palette.