Tastes Like Home

Hi Everyone, I do not like breakfast; I am not really a breakfast person.

Wildfire Productions:

A group of young creative minds headed by businessman Jonathan Beepat have managed to build what could be considered a firm foundation in Guyanese entertainment industry over the last year.

‘Little African’ set to release second album soon

Despite the many challenges in the local music industry, the main one having to do with copyright law, Jamaican-born singer Little African, who claims he is a preserver, is set to launch his second music album.

Steel pan, calypso extravaganza for tomorrow night

Come tomorrow night the sweet sounds of steel pan rhythm and the entertaining lyrics of calypso are expected to explode into a music fiesta at the National Cultural Centre when the first ever Calypso and Steel Pan Showcase 2007 will be staged.

Sizzling concert coming soon

Weeks after Guyanese were hit with the pulse-throbbing Guyana Music Festival, they will be burnt with the pulsating Inferno Concert, which according to its promoters would be big and different and would be sporting a long list of popular entertainers.

Culture Box

Nuff respect to all the musicians for delivering on the pre-show hype, but it’s unfortunate that more local performers were not featured.

Tastes Like Home

Hi Everyone, Back in March, at the onset of Phagwah, (Hindu festival that celebrates Spring), I wrote about how living in a multicultural society provides an opportunity to learn the customs and traditions of my fellow country-people, and that being bi-racial provides me with a front-row seat to the cultural heritage of my parents.

Guyana Music Festival

Almost twenty years into his career, Buju Banton might be reggae’s most polarizing artist.

Another slice of Jamtown in G/T

With the recent opening of another Jamaican restaurant in the city, Jamaican cuisine seems set to take its place alongside those currently available, ie, Indian, Creole, Chinese and Brazilian.

Gospel singer brings Christmas Chutney style

With the Christmas season fast approaching, those looking to celebrate to a different beat need not look far for the music, as a new CD especially for the season by gospel singer Anil Azeez has just been released.

Chutney fete set to fire up Starlite

Hips are expected to sway wildly as the familiar and pulsating sounds of ‘Firewater’ and ‘Mor-tor’ along with other hits blast out later this evening when Neeshan Parboo better known as ‘De Hitman’ and Rikki Jai perform in what is promised to be “chutney music at its best”.

Culture Box

Who says Guyana is a poor country? Okay, we can hear the resounding `me’ being belted out by many because after all it is no secret that our country is poor compared to many.

Tastes Like Home

Let’s be honest, many of us get anxious when we hear that one or more of our guests are vegetarian.

Reality TV model search to jazz up fashion week

The catfights, gossip, hot fashions, parties, runway shows and occasional back-stabbing that all make for must-see model search TV shows in the US will debut here as the committee which organised the electrifying Guyana Fashion Weekend (GFW) rolls out Model Search 2008.

Talented Teen Princess racing to paediatrican dream

Taking home the gold and outdistancing the other runners to win the 100M sprint at the Olympics was once the dream of recently crowned Miss Guyana Talented Teen Trisana Cox but now the former national athlete is concentrating on becoming a paediatrician.


We are not sure what it is, maybe it is the climb of the cost of living, but from all appearances Guyanese citizens seem to be in what is known as a ‘bad mood’ all the time.

Taste Like Home

Hi Everyone, You remember several weeks ago when I told you that I’m nuts for coconuts?

Sonia Noel rocks USVI and St. Kitts Fashion Weekends

If Sonia Noel needed any reassurance her designs rocked the recent Guyana Fashion Weekend, she got it on Sunday last and from two of the Caribbean’s hottest and newest glamour-filled fashion weekends- in the US Virgin Islands and St.

Culture Box

There seems to be a resurgence of sorts of the negative campaign against skinny Guyanese women, and in case anyone is wondering, the crusade was initiated a long time ago.