Hi Everyone, There are some things in life that just get better with age – wine, steak, cured meats, black cake
They may not be experts at cricket, but in the culinary arts Essequibians are second to none.
The young men in today’s society need to come back to “purpose and take up the responsibility for the future generation,” according to Apostle Adrian Wade who feels so strongly about the issue that he has put pen to paper and written a book expressing these sentiments.
Next weekend the Canadian High Commission will open its doors to show two Canadian films to the first 100 persons to arrive in celebration of that country’s successful film and television industry.
With just a little push and some input from the business community, Delanda Cumberbatch, a self proclaimed reggae singer believes that he can make a name for himself in the local music industry.
Lisa Thompson-Griffith’s, ‘It’s all about Music and Light,’ celebrates the musical rhythms in life and the beauty of light found in nature as well as in the culture of Guyanese.
Breaking-up always seem to be difficult and sometimes, or should we say many times, it becomes nasty with both parties trying their utmost to hurt each other.
Hi Everyone, The Christmas holidays are brutal, they are not for the weak or faint-hearted.
Designer Sonia Noel has barely had time to breathe since the inaugural Guyana Fashion Weekend, but she is pushing back commitments and declining invitations to be in Guyana next weekend for a charity fashion show.
Zermat Cosmetic Line is ready to tap into every home since its launch several months ago and is striking a deal with charities.
A movie produced locally by Guyanese artiste, Bunny Alves, is set to be shown throughout the Caribbean and North America as part of the Caribbean Media Corporat-ion’s (CMC’s) World AIDS Day programme today.
The Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha recently held its fourteenth Kala Utsav at the Sanskritik Kendra, Prasahd Nagar, during which youthful talent from praants located throughout the country participated in 11 categories.
The Berbice Academy of Hairdressing and Beauty Culture aims to give women a chance to enhance their looks, Manager Raphael Lyte Munroe said at a brief opening ceremony hosted on Saturday at Rosignol.
Grammy-winning, international recording artiste Shaggy is expected to perform for his local fans come December 16.
Guyana Fashion Week (GFW) might have wrapped up in August but the hype is certainly not over, as a few of the local designers turned on the heat in chilly Brooklyn last weekend at a lavish fashion affair.
An interesting discussion arose recently in a little academic circle at the University of Guyana of which we got word and could not resist bringing up.
Hi Everyone, It’s hard work, all that grating, mixing, spooning and folding. But the end result is almost indescribable.
After weeks of boastful talk and much pump and hype, the highly anticipated Inferno Concert held last Saturday was not even close to being labelled the ‘hottest concert of the year,’ as there was a lack of exhilarating local performances and other ingredients necessary to pull off a good show.
A one-man exhibition of mosaic art on wall hangings and table tops, themed ‘It’s all about Music and Light,’ is currently on at the Hadfield Gallery on Hadfield Street, Georgetown.
Nine young ladies will be facing off tonight at the Starlite Drive-In Cinema, Montrose, East Coast Demerara, for the coveted Miss India Guyana crown.
“What’s in a name?” Time-worn though the Bard’s question may be, it nevertheless remains a reasonable one.
So its Christmas time again and while lots of people, mainly children and young people, can’t wait for the celebration to really start, another lot, adults mainly, are dreading the season as their brains are already calculating the dollars that would be spent during the season.
Christopher Goodridge is the type of individual who tries anything that comes to mind and finds some amount of success, but he has spent the last decade of his life following the wrong dreams, until now.
Hi Everyone, No, I’ve not gone into dairy farming, I’ve just discovered through some very good friends, how easy it is to make Indian cheese or paneer.
Today all roads will lead to the Guyana Cricket Club (GCC) ground for what is expected to be a pulsating, sizzling concert, aptly called the Inferno Concert.
Local singer Carlos ‘Lucky B’ Williams, who recently decided to take up fashion designing, is looking for a cover girl for what he calls his ‘2008 Stush Clothing Line’ calendar and she will be chosen by the public.
Kala Ustav, the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha’s Festival of Art and one of the most eagerly awaited events on the local Hindu calender will be on at the Dharmic Sanskritik Kendra in Prashad Nagar on November 25.
The recent confirmation that Miss England’s representative to the Miss World Pageant was told to ‘fatten up’ if she hopes to win the title seems comical but ironic to say the least, given the universality that the pageant characterizes.
Hi Everyone, I do not like breakfast; I am not really a breakfast person.
Lovers of pan music must present themselves at the Sidewalk Caf
A group of young creative minds headed by businessman Jonathan Beepat have managed to build what could be considered a firm foundation in Guyanese entertainment industry over the last year.
Despite the many challenges in the local music industry, the main one having to do with copyright law, Jamaican-born singer Little African, who claims he is a preserver, is set to launch his second music album.
Come tomorrow night the sweet sounds of steel pan rhythm and the entertaining lyrics of calypso are expected to explode into a music fiesta at the National Cultural Centre when the first ever Calypso and Steel Pan Showcase 2007 will be staged.
Weeks after Guyanese were hit with the pulse-throbbing Guyana Music Festival, they will be burnt with the pulsating Inferno Concert, which according to its promoters would be big and different and would be sporting a long list of popular entertainers.
Nuff respect to all the musicians for delivering on the pre-show hype, but it’s unfortunate that more local performers were not featured.
Hi Everyone, Back in March, at the onset of Phagwah, (Hindu festival that celebrates Spring), I wrote about how living in a multicultural society provides an opportunity to learn the customs and traditions of my fellow country-people, and that being bi-racial provides me with a front-row seat to the cultural heritage of my parents.
Almost twenty years into his career, Buju Banton might be reggae’s most polarizing artist.
Newly crowned Ms Guyana Renaissance Simone Beckles says that she wants to be a role model for other women her age, and to do this she plans to form a club in the near future.
With the recent opening of another Jamaican restaurant in the city, Jamaican cuisine seems set to take its place alongside those currently available, ie, Indian, Creole, Chinese and Brazilian.
With the Christmas season fast approaching, those looking to celebrate to a different beat need not look far for the music, as a new CD especially for the season by gospel singer Anil Azeez has just been released.
Hips are expected to sway wildly as the familiar and pulsating sounds of ‘Firewater’ and ‘Mor-tor’ along with other hits blast out later this evening when Neeshan Parboo better known as ‘De Hitman’ and Rikki Jai perform in what is promised to be “chutney music at its best”.
Who says Guyana is a poor country? Okay, we can hear the resounding `me’ being belted out by many because after all it is no secret that our country is poor compared to many.
Let’s be honest, many of us get anxious when we hear that one or more of our guests are vegetarian.
After weeks of heady talk and bold assertions that the biggest music festival ever is about to hit Guyana, the moment is finally here.
The catfights, gossip, hot fashions, parties, runway shows and occasional back-stabbing that all make for must-see model search TV shows in the US will debut here as the committee which organised the electrifying Guyana Fashion Weekend (GFW) rolls out Model Search 2008.
A young Guyanese feels he’ll take the gospel world by storm when he launches his first ever album next November in Barbados.
Taking home the gold and outdistancing the other runners to win the 100M sprint at the Olympics was once the dream of recently crowned Miss Guyana Talented Teen Trisana Cox but now the former national athlete is concentrating on becoming a paediatrician.
Hi Everyone, You remember several weeks ago when I told you that I’m nuts for coconuts?
We are not sure what it is, maybe it is the climb of the cost of living, but from all appearances Guyanese citizens seem to be in what is known as a ‘bad mood’ all the time.