Ten to vie for Miss Guyana World crown

Ten beauties have been selected to vie for the Miss Guyana World crown and title in a pageant set to be staged at the Marriott Hotel on June 25.

Timehri Film Festival offers 26 films

Opened on May 31, the Timehri Film Festival (TFF) over the past few days has been showcasing a number of Guyanese and Caribbean films at various locations.

SAS designs delivers as promised

Last Sunday evening SAS (Shan Anthony Seecharran) designs brought pomp and splendour as promised when it launched the third collection ‘Golden Treasure’ attracting cheers and applause, for some ultra-sexy swimsuits and some show-stopping gowns, from the audience at the Millennium Manor Hotel.

India Itwaru: The dancer that rules the stage

Applause reigns in whenever professional dancer Indira Itwaru sways her hips to the rhythm of the various Indian classical, Kathak, Indian folk, Contemporary, Guyanese Chutney, African folk, Chinese and Portuguese dances at shows around Guyana and worldwide.

Making Sense of Met Gala

In a world where everything as it relates to fashion has become ordinary and lacklustre, the Met Gala is one of the few events that fashion enthusiasts look forward to.

Fourteen vying to be last ten in Miss Guyana World pageant

Fourteen gorgeous beauties are currently engaged in training and prelims for a chance to become one of the ten contestants in the Miss Guyana World finals in hopes of copping the coveted crown on coronation night come June 25 at the Marriott Hotel.

Mother and Daughter pageant for May 13th

The twenty-sixth staging of the Mother and Daughter pageant is set for May 13 at the National Culture Centre where contestants will face off in three categories; senior, middle and junior.

Digital Era Style Part 2

Currently there are about 27 items in my ASOS saved bag. Many online retailers offer the save now, buy later feature which allows the user to bookmark the items for a certain period of time in their accounts.

POTS making a difference in Berbice

Prevention of Teenage Suicide (POTS) Guyana has some dynamic and dedicated young people in the country who are currently engaged in an outreach called ‘Be The One To’ campaign, targeting the Berbice county for its high suicide rates.

Nuriyyih Gerrard to play major role in Julius Caesar play

Reigning Miss Guyana/World Nuriyyih Gerrard is set to play Portia, one of the major characters in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, come Wednesday when the book is put into play form on stage at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall by GEMS Theatre Productions The play, which targets student who would be writing the CSEC examinations and also students from fourth and third forms, may be the last for the while as according to a press release from the theatre company this is the last term for the text in schools.

Young gospel singer ministers through music

Christian rap recording artiste Onassis ‘Valon’ Roberts, who is also a songwriter and producer,  recently burst onto the local scene and has been creating waves with his hit songs “Still All Good,” “Don’t Deserve You” and “Misunderstood,” which was released back in January on 98.1.

Green Tomato Salsa Verde

Another Green Sauce

Hi Everyone, The tomato season here in Barbados is short this year due to a prolonged dry spell, but I read recently that Guyana is enjoying a bounty of produce at excellent prices; more on that later.

Ten to vie for Miss India Guyana title

Last Saturday evening at the Indian Monument Garden saw the sashing of nine of ten beauties who will be vying for the Miss India Guyana 2017 crown come May 19, at the Marriott Hotel.

Carlyle Dainty: A man of kites

The Easter period is Carlyle Dainty’s busiest, as it is during this season that he puts his creativity to work, putting out some of the more artistic kites which are sought after even though there are the cheaper ‘bird’ kites on the market.

The resistance is over

Hi Everyone, I’ve told you this before – being raised Catholic meant that Lent consisted of strict dietary conditions during that period, as dictated by my mother.

African heritage pageant to be staged during African roots week

Auditions are being done for a pageant that is being touted as ‘one of a kind’ as it caters for three category of persons – teenagers, young adults and seniors – who will all use the same stage over a three-day period to face off for the three crowns.

Fun park for Golden Grove on Easter Monday

Come Easter Monday the Smith’s Academy and Resource Centre will be hosting a grand family fun day and kite flying competition to be held at Trotman Street, Golden Grove.

BV playground to come alive on Easter Monday

The Anodyne Entertainment will be hosting its Fourth Annual Easter Monday fun day at the Beterverwagting (BV) playground and promises that it will be bigger than ever.

Andrea Bryan-Garner: A woman of many talents

Andrea Bryan-Garner can safely be described as a woman of many talents; as apart from her being a mistress at preparing scrumptious cakes with eye-catching designs, she is also a designer of clothing and jewellery, photographer/videographer and co-owner of ProMEDIA.

Racial implications

About two weeks ago I read about an incident that took place in Canal Number One Polder, West Bank Demerara which resulted in Dameion Gordon and Vernon Beckles enduring a merciless beating and verbal abuse (inclusive of racial slurs being thrown at them).

‘Big Red’ is back on stage

Michelle ‘Big Red’ King is back and slaying with two of her latest singles, “Women On The Move” featuring Shaundelle ‘JP’ Alleyne and “Road March”.

The Integrity of Denim

A few weeks ago my husband gifted me a pink vintage bicycle. He was aware of my admiration for women who choose to cycle as opposed to getting around by car for some time.

‘Cutest baby’ contest on

The search is on for the cutest baby 18 months and younger in Guyana through a photograph competition organized by GEM magazine in collaboration with Pampers baby diapers, solely distributed in Guyana by ANSA McAL Trading Limited.

Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar for stage on May 3

With the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) exams just around the corner, literature students will be exposed to some practical assistance when GEMS Theatre Productions in collaboration with the National School of Theatre Arts and Drama presents one of Shakespeare’s plays, Julius Caesar, for schools come May 3.