African Roots pageant winners receive prizes

The contenders and contestants of the Mr and Miss Guyana African Roots 2017 pageant were awarded their prizes and certificates of participation in front of a small gathering at the African Museum of Heritage recently.

Power and sex

As news outlets became embroiled during the course of last week with the revelations of American film producer and co-founder of Miramax Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault and rape accusations, the hashtag #metoo surfaced on Facebook and Twitter with women around the world sharing their own individual stories of sexual assault and harassment.

Poonam and Natural Black collaborate in new song

Former Miss Global International Guyana Poonam Singh is again blazing the airwaves with her third and newest single “Touch Meh”, in which she collaborates with one of Guyana’s finest, Natural Black.

The model life dream

During my extremely short-lived tenure as a model for Donna Ramsammy-James when I lived in Guyana, I was always hesitant of highlighting it as something that I did.

Fundraiser fashion show tonight for Miss Guyana World 2017

Guyanese will this evening be treated to a display of fashion and live entertainment at Tower Suites poolside as in honour of Miss World Guyana 2017 Vena Mookram as organisers also attempt to raise some much-needed funds to cover her wardrobe for the Miss World competition being held in China which kicks off October 20.

Nigerian designer opens store

Nigerian designer, Deborah Kehinde is the go to person for original quality African prints in Guyana.

Daniel Ifill: Makeup artist passionate about singing

At nineteen, Daniel Ifill is not just an ordinary teenager still trying to figure out a career but rather he is miles ahead as he is already a dancer, model and makeup artist who when he’s not working his skills backstage on some performer’s face is flaunting his stuff on a stage he takes charge of.

Ten vying for Miss Indigenous Heritage crown

Young ladies from the ten administrative regions will today be sashed at the Everest Cricket Ground in anticipation of next Saturday’s crowning of a new Miss Indigenous Heritage at the National Cultural Centre.

Inequality and Fashion

I always find myself being unreasonably nervous during introductions. Not because I don’t like socializing, but rather because I fear judgement based on my likes, interests and passions.

Make-up artist to hold seminar addressing women’s skincare

Guyanese Paulla De Souza, who is touted as one of the Caribbean’s and South America’s most sought-after make-up artist (MUA), is scheduled to be in Guyana for a Beauty Empowerment Celebration on September 24, aimed at giving women the 411 on how to effortlessly look chic and gorgeous.

Rewattie Datt-DaCosta: How dance changed her life

Rewattie Datt-DaCosta has been thrilling one audience after another with dance for the past 22 years through Nrityageet and she is not done yet; in fact, she is even more enthused after her recent performance at Carifesta XIII in Barbados “[Dance] gives me a chance to express my feelings in a way that words could not,” Rewattie said during an interview with The Scene.

‘Rock meh body’ singer back on stage

Samantha Grant, known for soca hit song “A Feel to Rock Meh Body” is back and set to take the stage by storm tonight, when she launches her second album more than a decade after release of her hit song at her birth-night bash with a concert dubbed ‘Denim & Diamonds’ at Club El Latino in Georgetown.

Nothing to laugh About 10 moves to other regions

After four nights of excitement and non-stop laughter at the National Cultural Centre recently, the theatrical production Nothing to Laugh About 10 will be taking their entertaining bevy of actors to four other regions in Guyana.

Free concert to mark World Suicide Prevention Day

To mark World Suicide Prevention Day, set to be observed on September 10th, the Ministry of Public Health through its mental health unit will be hosting a free concert on the Seawall Bandstand on the same date between 4pm and 7om.

Express Guyana to host free concert

Express Guyana will be hosting their first recital for the Performing Arts Programme at West Demerara Secondary School tomorrow (Sunday September 3rd) and it is expected that their students will showcase what they have learned for the past three months.

De salt meat in de rice

Hi Everyone, Several years ago while standing in the cashier line at one of the supermarkets here in Barbados, a man (tourist) standing immediately behind me pointed to the small tray I had just put on the cash belt and asked what it was.

Lasting choice

Whenever I am buying shoes, I try to remember the wise words from the Guyanese proverb: ‘When yah like play cheap yah does pay dare,’ that my Godmother always preached to me.

‘Days like Dese’ back on television

GEMS Theatre Productions presents a new half an hour sitcom “Days Like Dese,” a family-oriented comedy that surrounds the Rupauls, a middle-class Guyanese family.

Rabina Shivraj: Taking cake making to a different level

Put to task at the age of just ten to help to create the family’s Christmas cake propelled Rabina Shivraj into a world of baking and decoration and today she has learnt the art of hooking her customers, first with her creativity and secondly with the taste of her creations.