Taste Like Home

Hi Everyone, there’s a school of thought that if something has been tried, tested and proven to be successful, one should not tamper with it.

‘Biggest’ reggae show on the cards

It is being promoted as the biggest reggae show ever to hit Guyana, a claim that could be disputed if it weren’t for the fact that the persons bragging are the ones who gave us the huge, hyped and unforgettable Beres Hammond/Maxi Priest concert two years ago.

Culture Box

The lip-service apology that Akon paid to Trinidadian Danah Alleyne in the song, for the public humilation he subjected her to, “Sorry, Blame it on me” should have been widely panned for the hogwash that it is and not accepted as another hit for the singer.

Tastes Like Home

Hi Everyone, Cocoa, coffee, Milo, Ovaltine, Horlicks, hot chocolate, Bournvita, Lipton, anything to which we add hot water, sugar and milk, we call tea.

Entertainers, promoters seeking strength in unity

The familiar saying, “In unity there is strength’ is beginning to take root among Guyanese entertainers and promoters who are in a push to form what would be called the Guyana Entertainers Association (GEA).

Sidewalk screens The Agronomist

Jean L. Dominique, Haiti’s most prominent journalist was slain, along with the groundskeeper of his radio station, Radio Haiti Inter, on April 3, 2000 by unidentified gunmen.

Right Choice set for release this month

A new film, produced in Guyana by Guyanese, is set to be released before the end of the month and its producers promise that it will be something that Guyanese can talk about.

Challenging corporal punishment 4

This week, The Scene begins a short series on corporal punishment with the objective of looking at alternatives to it.

Culture Box

If you were somewhere near a television on Monday anytime after 3 pm, the launch of two new local videos might have held your attention for a little bit.

Women in uniform…

If there is one thing the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) is not synonymous with it is pageants.

Shanto king eyes two more crowns this year

Shanto ‘King’ Young Bill Rogers has his eyes set on both calypso crowns up for grabs this year and if all goes as planned his piece, “Ah Guyanese Integration” will be next big hit on the local scene.

‘When Las’ launches television production

‘How you like yuh TV?’ Answer this question today when a new local programme, which explores Guyanese and Caribbean customs and traditions, premieres on television this afternoon.

Getting children ready

The Georgetown Reading and Research Centre (GRRC) on Thursday launched a library programme through which children aged 11 years and under, countrywide, can borrow books to read from the centre, free of charge.

Tastes Like Home 2

Hi Everyone,When last did you have a nice big glass of ice-cold, homemade mauby – the frosty beads of water on the glass from the coldness, the ice twirling in the glass, the heady scent of the ripened bark mixed with clove and cinnamon, the slight froth at the top indicating that it’s been properly brewed?

Prince Ally launches new reggae album

“Bringing reggae in a whole different style” is what Canada-based Guyanese Ahmad ‘Prince’ Ally hopes to do with an album he has put together with other artistes and has released on the local market.

Culture Box

Tanks, tubes and spaghetti strap tops are back and seem to be all the rage.

‘Mash in Guyana’ turns 20

Rudy Grant’s infectious “Mash in Guyana”, which has become the unofficial anthem of Mashramani has been going strong for 20 years and though he modestly says it comes as a surprise, there were early indications it was going to be around for a long time.