Tastes Like Home

This week The Scene begins a new series. ‘Tastes Like Home’ by Cynthia Nelson explores our relationship with food.

One to watch…

Upscale Restaurant’s resuscitated poetry night is usually interesting but on Tuesday night things got really exciting when little Ryan Benschop took to the microphone and performed a piece called, “I Got Women Trouble”.

Culture Box

Judging from its exterior the new City Mall is an added attraction to the active Regent/Camp streets and after a mere five minutes inside and you get the impression it is a shopper’s dream, well in Guyana that is.

Two California Diaspora stalwarts retire

Honorary Consul of Guyana to California Joseph D’Oliveira retired at the end of last year after serving for 30 years in this position, from 1976 to 1993 and from 1994 to 2006.

Guyana Annual to be launched next Thursday 2

Fittingly, given that the Caribbean will host cricket’s largest competition – Cricket World Cup 2007 – in two months’ time, the cover of the Guyana Annual 2006-2007 is dominated by a collage of cricket stars.

Vintage reggae at its best

The National Cultural Centre came alive on Saturday when some of the best Caribbean vocalists lit up the stage courtesy of King Solomon’s promotions.