The Timehri Film Festival (TFF) is back for a second year – from May 31 to June 4, 2017 – in Guyana. With a mission of highlighting the work of Guyanese and Caribbean filmmakers, festival-goers can expect to enjoy films from local filmmakers as well as that of their peers in the Caribbean diaspora. In […]
Some people are arguing that there is no longer a Mashramani, not even in the traditional sense of the word. Last week I questioned why we really celebrate the actual holiday if we do not have much to celebrate after having done little to no work, but this week I want us to look at […]
By | Stephanie May McKenzie, Memorial University of Newfoundland (Grenfell Campus) There are many stories in life that need to be told, and with this gift of writing that I’ve been given, I’ve vowed to play my part in writing my part of history so that it’s added to the bigger picture of life. —Yaphet […]
The term Drama Queen personifies Tashandra Inniss. This Drama Queen is usually the quiet one in the room, the one who never says a word even if it bites her. She’s quite the go getter and believes in second chances. Tashandra always knew she had a knack for writing, for her there was always a […]
Guyana Fashion Week kicked off this year with a phenomenal casting held at Waterchris Hotel, last weekend. Over one hundred models turned up for the training workshops conducted by Caribbean’s Next Top Model’s fashion guru, Richard young. This year sees the grand return of this fashion festival carded for October 20th to 27th, 2013. This […]
Have you ever heard the term “tall, dark, handsome & gifted”? If your answer is no, you’re right, because I just made it up to describe the very fine-looking and talented, Yaphet Jackman. We all crave an outlet to express ourselves, for Yaphet this outlet is poetry. He brings his thoughts, feelings, ideas, emotional state […]
If you didn’t get a chance to visit Guyana’s National Song Festival then here is a recap: The National Song festival was held at the National Cultural Centre on the 13th January, 2013 where many groups from across the country competed for top honours, cash prizes and trophies.
Interview with Chow Pow At Christ Church Secondary, way back in the 70’s, a young boy began hosting class events at every assembly. With every “Good morning”, laughter erupted from his colleagues who found this youth to be refreshingly hilarious. Little did they know that boy would move on to be one of Guyana’s best […]