In some ways, Adrian Dutchin’s triumph at this year’s soca monarch competition was a homecoming.
Stanford 20/20 cricket is the real deal. It is entertaining, energetic, colourful and all the action takes place in the space of a few hours.
And the Grammy goes to, wait a minute, did we hear right? Amy Winehouse.
Hi Everyone, On my plate this week is Jamaica’s national dish, ackee and salt fish.
Name: The Soca Monarch Competition The Scene: National Park, Georgetown. The Cast: Soca Artistes.
Casting for the Guyana Fashion Xpo begins tomorrow, as the designers behind the anticipated fashion extravaganza search for the right looks for the catwalk.
It could have been scripted and rehearsed weeks in advance, because of how it unfolded.
Guyana is set to be entertained next month, when the Calypso Tumblers come to town over the Easter weekend for the Calypso Fury concert.
For an art form rich in culture, dating back even before the first Mashramani and one that is well respected in the Caribbean and further afield, calypso is being poorly treated by the private sector in this country, which is depressing and downright difficult to accept.
Hi Everyone, Growing up, I was tortured by porridge. The only kind of porridge that I could bear was sago porridge.
Out of respect for the tragedy at Lusignan the Adult Calypso competition quarterfinals was cancelled last Saturday so the full line-up of performers will be in Bartica tonight campaigning for the title when the semi-finals is held.
Jean-Jacques Beineix’s 1981 debut film Diva is the Classic Tuesdays feature next week, at the National Gallery, Castellani House.
In many ways, Kerese Harrinandan is just a normal teenager. She enjoys socialising with her friends, surfing the internet, reading, cooking and working with young people.
The pain of ‘breaking in’ new footwear was excruciatingly and vividly brought home to me this week when I had to do just that.
Hi Everyone, In life one should never say “never,” so I won’t say it.
The week, The Scene gives Soca fans a glimpse at seven more of the 17 contenders for the Soca Monarch crown.
The Sidewalk Film Club presents The Lover, next Tuesday at the Sidewalk Caf
VAT, otherwise known as “de pressure”, the culture of poverty in Sophia, foreign loans, and a wisecracking doctor are among the barrel of social commentary that rolls into the city next weekend when the adult calypso competition kicks off at the National Park.
Did someone say J’ouvert? As in the all-night-til-morning party that leaves you high on, well party vibes, we hope, though many persons out there probably have stories to tell of getting high on something else?
Hi Everyone, I owe Barbados, for my love of the golden apple. In Guyana, I had seen and eaten a couple of golden apples, but I never got the lure of this fruit with its prickly seed.
The beauty, fire and intensity of Classique’s Dance Company’s popular production, ‘Dance Like You Do’ returns to the stage of the National Cultural Centre for one night only tomorrow, but with fresh new dances and performers.
A film, shot in Guyana and parts of New York early last year, was set to premiere in New York yesterday at the Kew Gardens Theater.
They are new. They are bold. They are ready. And if they are right, Mashramani and some of its related activities will never be the same again.
Ever unobtrusively observe someone’s face and think ‘what if it cracks?’ Or wonder about who was underneath there?
Hi Everyone, Choka is one of the most pleasurable of foods I’ve ever eaten.