Drama festival awards set for Monday

The National Drama Festival will be announcing the winners in the various categories of the arts on Monday at the National Cultural Centre.

Still in mental chains

This year I find myself to be a tad obsessed with Christmas. I suppose it’s because I now have my own little family and it’s our first Christmas together, I feel more energized and motivated to indulge in all the commercial Christmas traps – a Santa Claus tablecloth and a fresh Christmas tree have already been checked on my Christmas list.

Messengers to perform at Advent Praise concert

Next Saturday local and talented artistes of Messengers Music Ministries, an acapella group, will be live in concert when they blend their voices together at the grand year end ‘Advent Praise’ concert put on by the Youth Ministries of the Guyana Conference of Seventh Day Adventist Church at the National Cultural Centre.

Kenny Hercules makes his debut on stage

Kenny Hercules was one of the up and coming models given the opportunity to walk the runway at the Pegasus Hotel during Guyana Fashion Week three weeks ago and from all accounts he made the stage his and really sold the designs he wore.

Seven for Miss St Ambrose Primary

Seven little beauties will be vying for the Miss St Ambrose Primary title and according to the coordinator the girls will display what it means to be a student of the school.

LARAMADE on stage tomorrow

It all happens tomorrow night when the LARAMADE Musical Theatre Troupe brings joie de vivre, French for ‘The Joy of Life’ to the National Cultural Centre.

No Pasta Dishes, Please

Hi Everyone, Well look-eey hey. A woman caused cuhmess (Bajan slang for commotion) earlier this month, when she got up in one of Barbados’ Anglican churches during the announcements session, to encourage people to bring a Bajan dish for their upcoming day of fun to mark Barbados’ 50th Independence, and had to nerve to say, “No pasta dishes, please.

Don’t ‘monkey see, monkey do’ at sales

We are all guilty of owning at least one thing that we regret buying and more than often the act of remorseful buying happens when we are high on impulse – perhaps our favourite brand may be having a sale or chances are we may have developed some sort of obsession with a particular design style or concept.

Deaf Theatre stages the story of Guyana

The Theatre Guild will come alive tomorrow evening when the Deaf Theatre Guyana stages its ‘Spirit of a Nation’, featuring a presentation in dance, drama of the story of Guyana from Independence to now.

Fashion in Russia

My six-week love affair with Russia has come to an end. I have reached the conclusion that there will never be enough time to take in all that is Russia as travelling across the country is easier said than done and sometimes even proves to be quite perilous.

GFW delivers

Guyana Fashion Week 2016 came to a close after more than a full week of activities ending with two Runway Style nights at the Pegasus Hotel which saw packed audiences being treated to the ‘fashion fusion’ promised.

Film on one of India’s greatest freedom fighter for screening

The Indian Cultural Centre will tonight host a free screening of the film Sardar, described as a 1993 biopic of Indian freedom fighter Sardar Vallabhi Patel, at its Lot 67 New Haven, Bel Air location According to a release, the film was directed by Ketan Mehta and its script was written by notable Marathi playwright Vijay Tendulkar.

Rondel Holder: Using his talent positively

The multi-talented Rondel ‘Disi’ Holder is a spoken word poet, rapper and conscience singer who has been singing since he was a child and uses his music to sell the message of his faith and to engineer positive change.