Category Archives: Arts / Culture

St. Stanislaus Alumni – Toronto: Fall Dance – October 18, 2014

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St. Stanislaus Alumni – Toronto: Fall Dance

DATE:               Sat. 18 October, 2014

TIME: 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. DINNER: Served from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

PLACE: West Rouge Community Centre
270 Rouge Hills Drive, Toronto
(Hwy 401 / Hwy #2 / Port Union Road)

DRESS: “Fall Elegance” (no blue jeans, please)

DONATION: $45 per person – (ALL INCLUSIVE – dinner and all drinks)

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SHADOWS OF ALUMINA – By Dmitri Allicock

Alumina plant

SHADOWS OF ALUMINA

By Dmitri Allicock

Silhouette of the Alumina Plant ghostly glow

Where shadows of thousands once flow

Graveyard since 1982, absent toiling horde

Encroaching jungle reclaims without a word

British Guiana’s largest investment of 1961

Processing Alumina by the thousands of tons

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Cricket Book- WI in Test Matches …. 1928-2013 – By Ramnarine Sambhudat

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 WI in Test Matches, Facts And Feats 1928-2013 – By Ramnarine Sambhudat

 Cricket book1My fellow cricket lovers,let me introduce to you – WI in Test Matches,Facts And Feats 1928-2013. This book contains all records in WI cricket(Test matches only) from WI first ever Test match V England in June,1928 to WI series V New Zealand in December,2013 with lots of information right at your finger tips and it is the most up to date book on WI cricket in Test matches on the market.The book is forewarded by one of the world’s best off-spinner and WI best spin bowler,Lance Gibbs.

It contains records in batting,bowling,wicket keeping,partnership,individual,all-round,records in the WI,records against the WI,WI records against all Test playing countries,WI captains,WI best opening batsmen,Guyanese contribution to WI cricket,notable cricketers from all Caribbean countries,all East Indians who represent the WI and their records,all centuries scored by West Indians in the WI and abroad,all foreign batsmen scoring centuries in WI and abroad,all centuries scored on all WI cricket grounds and a host of other topics of interest a true cricket fan would love-551 pages of WI cricket records,86 black and white pictures and all players statistics.  Continue reading

Guyanese American Cultural Association of Central Florida: September- October Events

Guyanese American Cultural Association of Central Florida

September- October 2014 –  Events

SATURDAY SEPT 20TH – 9th Annual CURRY DUCK CURRY COMPETITION (flyer attached)
Time : 2pm – 10pm Rain or Shine
Location : Central Florida Fairgrounds – 4603 W. Colonial Drive Orlando
Admission : $10 before 4pm
http://www.curryduckcurry.com
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SATURDAY SEPT 27 – Guyanese Cultural Network of Tampa Bay Inc – TASTE OF GUYANA SMALL DAYS (flyer attached)
Time: 5pm – 11pm
Location : University Area Community Center – 14013 N 22nd St. Tampa, FL 33613
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Tribute to Prof. Victor Ramraj – from the Arts Journal

Prof. Victor Ramraj

Prof. Victor Ramraj

From: Ameena Gafoor, Editor.  The Arts Journal

48 Eping Avenue
Bel Air Park
Georgetown, Guyana
13th September, 2014.

From Repeating Islands website.

Dear Editor,

The Arts Journal is deeply saddened at news of the passing of Professor Victor Ramraj on 25th August, 2014 in Canada.

Victor Ramraj was a dear friend and a much-admired colleague. Born on 24th October 1941 in then British Guiana, on the evergreen rice producing island of Wakenaam, Ramraj received his secondary education at St. Stanislaus College before proceeding to the University College of the West Indies (London) – now UWI Mona, Jamaica – where he gained a BA degree in English literature and won the heart of his life’s companion, Ruby.  Continue reading

Alliance of Guyanese Canadian Organizations – Casino Rama Trip – Nov 1, 2014

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Guyana Medical Relief – 30th Anni. Dinner/Dance – Alhambra CA – Oct 11, 2014

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‘Rising Star finalist’ Lisa Punch comes to Brooklyn

‘Rising Star finalist’ Lisa Punch comes to Brooklyn

The Georgetown girl was a finalist on ABC’s “Rising Star, ” where she garnered 80 percent of the East Coast votes and 78 percent from the West, to raise the wall, and received positive comments from music’s heavy weights, Ke$ha, Ludacris and Brad Paisley.

“It was an overwhelming feeling for me. I was nervous, but excited at the same time,” stated the former Guyana deejay during an exclusive backstage interview at the cultural event in Brooklyn. Continue reading

Demerara Gold – Play by Ingrid Griffith- Brooklyn NY. October 17-18, 2014

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Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:58:35 -0400
DEMERARA GOLD is back!  This time in BROOKLYN!!  Two shows are scheduled for Oct. 17 and 18 @ 8pm at A.R.T./NY-South Oxford Space in downtown Brooklyn (see flyer attached).  

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Guyana Ex-Soldiers Asso – Canada – Xmas Dinner/Dance – December 6, 2014

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