‘Nothing to Laugh About’ enters 12th year

– gives kudos to backstage staff

“Nothing to Laugh About” is about to put its 12th edition on stage and while it promises to have fans “laughing their heads off” the production also wants to give kudos to the men and women who operate backstage to make the production a success.

Writers gain from Commonwealth workshop

Born to Guyanese parents in Manchester, UK, Anita Sethi, an award-winning writer, journalist and broadcaster, was recently in Guyana as one of the mentors of the Guyana Commonwealth Writers Workshop and to launch We Mark Your Memory: Writings from the Descendants of Indenture, as she is one of the contributing writers.

Hashim Alli: From introvert to pageant queen maker

Photographs by Saajid Husani National Director of three pageants: Miss and Mrs India Guyana and Miss Global International, Hashim Alli finally sat down with The Scene to speak of his passion for entertainment and culture and his journey from reserved to where he is today.

Tears as Nrityageet ends

The curtains of Nrityageet 40 – the final production – closed in splendour and tears last Saturday at the National Cultural Centre when scores of dancers put on a fine show of dance, song, drumming, yoga and drama.

Sonjah Royalty to perform at 2 concerts

Reggae/Dancehall artiste Patrice Gonsalves who goes by the stage name Sonjah Royalty will be performing at the Ghetto Boushwha (Bourgeoisie) Concert tonight alongside several of Guyana’s renowned artistes in commemoration of Earth Day which was observed on Monday last.

Annual hat show set for April 27

Easter is just around the corner and right on cue the Inner Wheel Club of Georgetown has announced that its annual hat show will be on and patrons will get the opportunity to participate in the original, elegant, comical and topical categories.

As wedding season approaches…

I can’t believe April is already here. In this particular quarter you may have already started to receive wedding invitations for August/summer weddings, worry about the expense they will put you in (because even as a guest weddings are expensive), have a good solid fight with your partner to determine who should be there and who shouldn’t etc.

There are no shortcuts

I started working out about a year ago. Up until last November, I primarily worked from home and I found that because I was so stationary, being isolated also started to feel normal because I was still managing to be productive.

Ti-Jean and His Brothers for National Cultural Centre

Students who are writing English B at the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examination are expected to get a better understanding of the play Ti-Jean and His Brothers through the efforts of the National Drama Company and students of the National School of Theatre Arts and Drama.

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.