‘Festa Junina’ to attract thousands

One year later the Brazilian Embassy will yet again be hosting its annual festival ‘Festa Junina’ on the lawns of the Brazilian Embassy today beginning at 6pm until midnight.

Sirnee: A Celebratory Treat

Hi Everyone, There are many things that we can point to that make us different, and, there are many things that make us realize that we are not really that different, after all, we share the same values, uphold the same standards and strive for similar goals, and, we eat the same food.

‘Picture Perfect’ treat for fathers tomorrow evening

Fathers can expect to be entertained tomorrow evening when experienced dancer/choreographer Sandia Ramnarine and others take to the National Cultural Centre stage for the H&T Theatre Arts Group show, “Dedication to Daddy 2” under the theme ‘Picture Perfect’.

Compton Leacock releases video for ‘Beautiful Day’

“Beautiful Day,” the song which created quite a stir a few years back is back in the limelight with the release of its video and is well on its way to creating waves again with the many good reviews since its release on YouTube.

Macaroni Salad

The Hawaiian Way

Hi Everyone, Don’t you often find mayo-based macaroni salad to be bland? The dressing causes the pasta to slip and slide and sometimes pool in the dish.

Six to face off in sound clash

Dubbed as a ‘night of musical warfare’, the Empire Media Inc. is on track to host ‘Art of War 2018’, on Saturday, July 28 at the Sports Hall Tarmac, Homestretch Avenue.

Swiss singer makes music videos in Guyana

Swiss Neo soul singer/songwriter Alina Amuri has set foot in Guyana for the first time to feature scenes of Guyana in the making of two music videos ‘Cope with It’ and ‘Daughter’, two singles from her latest album ‘Chasing Traces’.

Less is more

I always question the idea of new trends. In this digital era, there is an immediacy – the internet allows fashion to transform, but it still feels like we have seen it all before and now more than ever.

Keens-Douglas brothers to entertain on Father’s Day

Guyanese fathers are in for a treat when two of the Caribbean’s renowned storytellers, Paul Keens-Douglas from Trinidad and his brother Richardo Keens-Douglas from Grenada, appear at the Marriott Hotel for a special Father’s Day event organised by GEMs Theatre Productions.

Nothing to Laugh About promises to entertain

Dubbed the best of the 11, the upcoming hosting of Nothing to Laugh About promises to be provocative as it will be entertaining as the producers say they will take it to a new level.

‘Lambi I’ to release two new videos

Having released a number of singles since going solo, former First Born singer and writer of the famous song “Dem Bounce Dem Head”, Lambert ‘Lambi I’ Semple, is sitting on two more.

Wedding of the season

I had promised myself that I wouldn’t get sucked into to the Royal Wedding hype, just as I didn’t when Kate and William got married but this one is hard to ignore because the optics resemble a true fairytale.

First ‘Carnival’ hair show for May 24

The Cosmetologists Network of Guyana will present its first ever Hair Carnival Show at the Umana Yana on Thursday May 24, and it is expected to offer the public the opportunity to choose their ideal hairstyle out of the many that will be on display.

Steppers delight during International Dance Week

Two Saturdays ago, the Georgetown School of Ballroom and Latin Dance along with Let’s Dance brought intrigue 007 style to the Umana Yana through dance, song and drama leaving an appreciative audience wanting more.

Ten finalists named for Miss World Guyana pageant

After months of searching, much deliberation and evaluation of more than 40 applicants, the Miss World Guyana organization has finally selected its top ten contestants, one of whom will have the opportunity of being crowned queen and representing Guyana at this year’s Miss World Competition in Sanya, China.

Forty-four to compete in Mother and Daughter Pageant

Twenty-four mothers and their daughters will take the stage next Saturday to vie for three crowns in the three categories of the annual Mother and Daughter pageant to be held under the theme ‘Love Kaleidoscope’ at the National Cultural Centre.

Weekend eating: Plantain Nachos

Hi Everyone, Here is the checklist for a traditional plate of Nachos: ●Crispy ●Cheesy ●Flecks of heat from hot peppers Nachos are made with 3 ingredients – corn tortilla chips, cheese, and hot peppers.

Playback singer set to perform on May 1

Popular Bollywood playback singer Atif Aslam is set to be the star at a Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha mega concert set for May 1, which is being described as the highlight of a number of activities the organisation has planned to commemorate the 180th anniversary of the arrival of Indians to Guyana.

Berbician wins regional pageant

Twenty-five-year-old Berbician stunner Faydeha Cathylyna King won the Miss Black San International title on April 1, when she competed against eight other young women in the Sandy Point Town of St Kitts, also winning three of the four categories.

The importance of staying true to ourselves

– a not-so-subtle message from Cardi B

Maybe it is the visuals—everyone I grew up with now has a baby—or the cheeky reminder by some that my biological clock is ticking, but now and more than ever, I find myself thinking of being a mother and the changes that will bring.