Once you’re a true Guyanese you have that instinctive attachment to the earth and you have that innate feeling of adventure – a certain fire within you is set ablaze, not so?
The arts, whether drama, dance, drawing, painting, fashion, is a means of expression.
As Guyana warms into the technological and digital age, more and more Guyanese are logging into and being part of the infinite world of possibilities – the internet.
Dear Brother Gog, I am saddened. I am hurt. I am crying and it gives me grief to say that I have lost a lot of faith in you.
I am here! Here in the beautiful, great, green land of Guyana. Land of the floating bridges; land of the Jaguar, the Canje Pheasant and the Victoria Regia; the Mighty Essequibo, the towering Roraima and the vast Rupununi; the golden brown Atlantic Ocean and the colourful people.
As our 43rd Republic anniversary approaches, some amount of introspection is required. Don’t we all, as we begin a new year of life, look back at the successes and failures of the past?
Last week saw me at the premiere of three films from local filmmakers, under the banner ‘Femme’, by CineGuyana – the Film Producing Company of Guyana.
For those of you who are subscribed to a cable network, the History Channel’s Bamazon has been on your schedule for the past three months hasn’t it?
Innovation – A new idea, method, device. Innovation – Introduction to something new.
The buzz in Guyana right now is about the twin theatres: Kara and Nash, together they are under the ‘Avinash Theatres’ brand and they are the pre-ups to a mega entertainment complex the company is still working on in an effort to remodel Water Street, Georgetown.
My editor knows that I put Soca and Dancehall in front of every genre of music man can think of, everything else is too profane, too stupid or too annoying.
Ohhh… You’re broke? I know that feeling. Head hurts? Same here. Too tired?
Hehehehe… well what do you know! We’re alive! No doomsday prophecy (I told ya!) ended the world.
There is nothing better than the Holiday Season at home, why dream of a white Christmas when you can live happily in your green paradise?
Mass hysteria, new religions, blockbuster films, scientific explorations, studies of ancient cultures and lost studies – all centre around the Mayan Prophecy of the ending of the world on December 21, 2012.
This is the second week of the month when Culture Box usually does a review on the Month’s History, but we’re making a little exception to share a poem from the last Upscale Poetry Night.
It is a fact that Guyana is a lawless state. In so many ways, we lack the norms of societal etiquette.
Today, Culture Box returns to highlighting some of Guyana’s poems. This one was performed at Upscale’s Poetry Night this month.
A generation has gone, a next one rises. On your journey you would expect to be sitting next to some of Guyana’s most decent, intellectual minds.
They say lucky is a word that can always describe Guyana when it comes to natural disasters.
Thirty-six years and still standing strong; 62 ft towards the sky; 240 ft long and 114 ft wide – the National Culture Centre is the pride of D’Urban Park, Georgetown.
I am starting a tradition of highlighting the events of each particular month at the second week.