After weeks of competition through a reality show aired on Hits and Jams Television network (HJTV) Soyini Fraser was selected to represent Guyana at the Miss Jamzone International Pageant, beating out two other contestants Faydeha King and Onesha Hutson.
Social media in Guyana has been on fire since Sunday with “Lisa Punch” and “Rising Star” trending. The Guyanese song bird, now based in Brooklyn, made her international debut fittingly with the debut of ABC’s singing competition which promised a revolutionary new format.
If you haven’t heard the name Lisa Punch then you must be living under a rock.
The Guyana Star – yes, the actual winner of the Star Guyana talent competition has for years been a leading artist here known for her Whitney Houston renditions, her charming personality and her beautiful smile.
The classic American documentary, Paris Is Burning will tomorrow close the curtains on the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination’s (SASOD) will close the curtains on its tenth annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) film festival, Painting the Spectrum 10.
When Divya Sieudarsan was a little girl growing up she used to love watching the Miss Universe pageant every year, so much so that her grandfather would tease her and say “I’m going to send you up to become Miss Universe.” She would blush and cringe at the same time; at that point she wanted to be a basketball player.
So, stemming from last week’s whole “Do we date?” It is clear the answer is maybe not. Last week we looked at all the things we see happen because we do not take time to get to know the person we call our ‘boo thang’.
Painting the Spectrum 10, showcases the Caribbean in its final week with four regional films and closes with ‘Spectrum Night’ where its open mic encourages contributions of song, poetry, music and even dance.
Sonia Noel has once again earned rave reviews for her fashion lines. Just this past week, she was in Jamaica for Caribbean Fashion Week showcasing her ‘White Line’ a men’s line and a fresh spin on her successful First Resort line.