Malo says on top of his game

Confident, bold, and with promises of surprises, a fireman, two party boys, a singer recently returned from the fashion world, and a wall breaker are some of the persons hoping to be crowned king (or queen) of Soca this year.

Model search reality show begins

After some two months of waiting to see who made the shortlist for a chance to be Guyana’s next top model, the Guyana Model Search (GMS) finally debuted on television on Wednesday night but the models were only briefly featured.

Is it safe?

In the 1976 thriller film The Marathon Man, Hollywood legend Dustin Hoffman stars as university student and distance runner Thomas ‘Babe’ Levy, who is captured and tortured over his brother’s activities as a spy, of which he knows nothing.

Tastes Like Home

Hi Everyone, Whether I am eating pepper raw, boiled or in pepper sauce, I like it so hot that I am barely able to breathe through my nose.

Culture Box

Ever felt like beating up on someone, or just holding them at your mercy?

Lucky B is back for Mash

He announced his retirement from the music industry almost a year ago and since then has taken up fashion designing, but Lucky B is staging a comeback for Mashramani this year.

Woodside in Joseph encore next week

The Woodside Choir’s reproduction of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is set for an encore production later this month following countless reviews praising its rock solid cast and its excellence.

US$1,500, bragging rights up for grabs in Shabeau ‘Style Off’

Salon stylists across the Caribbean will soon pull out the hot combs, flat irons, pieces and hair products and their God-given talents when Shabeau Magazine presents Style Off ’08, the hair show and battle that is being touted as the biggest ever in the region.

Beenie Man: Undisputed indeed!

It is impossible to dispute Beenie Man’s self-proclaimed ‘King of the Dancehall’ title when the Jamaican stood alone for nearly two hours appeasing and pleasing the largely jaded Guyanese crowd that turned up at the National Park two Saturdays ago, expecting a packed show which turned out to be a one-man performance.

Shabeau ready to launch new ‘Face’ contest

Shabeau Magazine is ready to splash a new face on its cover and has begun planning for its 2008 competition; looking for franchise holders in countries across the region.

Right Choices, disappointing premiere

The premiere of Right Choices, Bunny Alves’ locally produced film, last year was disappointing, but the producer plans to launch it again with the hope that it would receive better support.

Home for the holidays: C.M. Rubin

Best-selling children’s author C.M. Rubin, who is largely unknown in the Caribbean but is Guyanese-born, left British Guiana at the age of six, but she vividly remembers her childhood, from the street she grew up on to the interior design of the home she left and even where her aunt kept decorations for Christmas.

Tastes Like Home

Hi Everyone, You can turn up your nose all you like, scoff all you like and even feel sorry for me if you like, the fact is, there is nothing quite like opening a can of sardines to whip up a fast, delicious meal.

Culture Box

A film we would recommend is the recently released The Great Debaters. We have seen it twice and have every intention of seeing it again; it is that good.

Singin’ in the Rain starts off 2008 season of Classic Tuesdays

The American musical Singin’ in the Rain is the choice for next week’s ‘Classic Tuesdays’ at the National Gallery, Castellani House Co-directed in 1952 by Stanley Donen and dancer Gene Kelly, Singin’ in the Rain opens the 2008 season of ‘Classic Tuesdays’ on January 8 at 6 pm, a release from Castellani House said.

2009 Miss Tourism Amazon pageant launched

The year 2008 may have just begun, but already persons are making plans for events for 2009 as is the case with the Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce, Manniram Prashad, who has set up a special committee to plan and execute a Miss Tourism Amazon pageant billed for next year.

Tastes Like Home

Hi Everyone, This has been a delicious, adventurous, educational year in the kitchen for me.

Culture Box

The idea of spending Christmas behind bars must be depressing. You would think that it would make a Grinch out of any holiday enthusiast, but the men at Camp Street who are actually on ‘lock down’ appear to be a different lot.

Winter in Hitsville

Some things in life really are just too good to be true even if we chose to ignore the clich

Beenie to close year in live entertainment

The ‘Undisputed’ King of the Dancehall headlines the Guinness Christmas Jam at the National Park tonight in what is expected to be another show of his lyrical prowess and hardcore dancehall style.