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.

Cynthia Dookie crowned new Miss Global International Guyana

After a year of flaunting the Miss Global International Guyana crown and doing Guyana proud at the international leg by becoming the first runner and copping six awards, Poonam Singh handed over her crown to 23-year-old old stunner, Cynthia Dookie, the new queen, two Fridays ago at a simple coronation held at the Pegasus Hotel.

Keeping promises

Three-Mustard Mango Sauce

Hi Everyone, Have you had your fill of mangoes yet? Me? Almost. Next week I am going in to preservation mode – pureeing the pulp and freezing in half cup portions for use later in the year.

Fearless happiness

Just as prom pictures were about to dominate my Facebook timeline for the next two weeks or so, they were quickly dwarfed by the stories and photos of the recently averted Republic Bank robbery and the Camp Street jailhouse fire respectively.

‘Art of War’ clash for GFC Ground

Mackeson and Empire Media Inc are set to host what they describe as the highly anticipated Art of War 2017 on Saturday, July 22 at GFC ground, Bourda.

Hundreds enjoyed Festa Junina

Last Saturday brought the curtains down on the annual Festa Junina celebrations at the Brazil-Guyana Cultural Centre, which saw its largest crowd ever: more than 1,000 persons in attendance.

Amrit Rivas

Speaking through his lens

Professional photographer Amrit Rivas only found his new passion a short few years ago but his work is fast attracting attention.

Material validation

The memory of the spoken word can last a long time. I can still remember words that were said to me from eight years ago by people I have lost total contact with.

Introducing six female teen Miss African Roots contestants

Though still two months away from coronation night and the Mr/Miss Guyana African Roots week of activities, rehearsals are in full swing and contestants have been working tirelessly to ensure that they are ready for the big night.

Drumming school to host educational workshop

Majek Fingers Drumming School will be holding its first drumming educational workshop come next month aimed at educating some 35 drummers about the basic techniques of drumming, hand patterns, rhythms, the history and art of drumming of Guyana.

Using balata to create art

Balata craftsmen Nicodemus Joseph and George Tancredo are known for stealing the spotlight at any given exhibition and this year’s Lethem rodeo was no exception when they displayed some of the most artistic animals and cowboys ever seen which captured the attention of many.

Fresh Mango Tart

Layers of sweetness

Hi Everyone, How are you enjoying the bountiful mango season? I love gazing at the basket of mangoes on my kitchen counter.

Miss Guyana World contestant focuses on sexual abuse

Delisha Wright, one of the ten finalists for the Miss Guyana World pageant was recently assigned Region One (Barima/Waini) in keeping with the requirements of the pageant, and she plans on highlighting some of the region’s features as well tackling the issue of sexual abuse.

Trinidadian artiste makes cover of global digital service

A Trinidadian born artiste has made it to the cover of the global digital music service Spotify for the release of the single “Take it up again” which was remixed/ produced by EDM producer/DJ Tommie Sunshine and also features Flush & Kahtana, two EDM producers.

New edition of guide magazine available

Visitors and Guyanese can now access the 2016-2017 edition of Guyana Where and What, a pocket size guide book on Guyana which is said to be filled with an abundance of information on Guyana for visitors to guide them.

What’s Cooking

Pressuring with liquid

Hi Everyone, What’s Cooking is a series in which I answer questions and share advice about food and cooking that you may have but are too shy to ask.

The ready body

The apparent natural path to follow that guarantees a fulfilled life for any woman, according to society’s standards, entails becoming a mother.

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.