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Dr. Patricia Cambridge – Piano Recital in Guyana- October 7, 2016

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DEMERARA GOLD – September 2016 Newsletter

DEMERARA GOLD – September 2016 Newsletter

Fall is HERE…get ready to witness the leaves turn orange, red, yellow and GOLD!   And THANK YOU for coming out to witness DEMERARA GOLD this past summer and telling family and friends about it!  May your days be filled with purpose, joy and peace… and may you keep shining like DEMERARA GOLD!

DEMERARA GOLD had a luminous summer.  The latest was the  August 13 performance at South Oxford Space, being featured on BRIC-TV (see link to the interview below) and a rave review in the New York Amsterdam News (see link to the review below).    Continue reading

Charlestown Alumni Association of NY – Dance – October 15, 2016

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Hate In The City – We Should Build Bridges – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Hate In The City – We Should Build Bridges

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

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By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine – in The West Indian – September 10, 2016

There are over 1000 hate groups in the United States. Their aim is to cause mayhem and destruction by using religious and other differences to spread hate.  It is reported that since 2000 hate groups rose by over 50 percent.

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, ‘their rise has been fueled by growing anxiety over jobs, immigration, racial and ethnic diversity, the election of Barack Obama as America’s first Black President and the lingering economic crisis.  Most of them merely espouse violent theories; some of them are stockpiling weapons and planning attacks.

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Guyana Action Committee (GAC) – Raising voices to stop gun violence

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Guyana Action Committee (GAC) – Culture to combat gun violence

BY TANGERINE CLARKE | ARTS & THEATER – Caribbean Life News – September 20, 2016

The Guyana Action Committee (GAC), a non-profi­t will bring together some of Guyana’s artists including the Hooper Sisters, saxophoni­st, Flantis and Gospel singer Di Nike Amos to raise their musical voices in a cultural presentat­ion against Gun Violence.

The event will be held at St. Stephens Church Hall, 2806 Newkirk Ave., (between E 28 and 29th streets) in Brooklyn, on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 from 8 pm.

The event will come alive with the Caribbean rhythms of African Drummer Mboya Wood, followed by a fashion show, skits and dance performances, as GAC kicks off a series of activities to raise funds to combat gun violence which continues to plague the communities.   Continue reading

Book Launch: From Seedtime to Harvest – by Carmen Jarvis – Brooklyn NY – October 9, 2016

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Claire Ann Goring – Cultural icon receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Claire Ann Goring – Cultural icon receives Lifetime Achievement Award

By Tangerine Clarke – Caribbean Life News

gca-claire-a-goringPhoto: Claire A. Goring with the GCA Lifetime Achievement Award and citation from Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams.

The name Claire Ann Goring is synonymous with folk culture in Guyana and is one of the most recognized names in the Guyanese and Caribbean community. Her outstanding creative work has won her many accolades over three decades, putting her in the company of great cultural icons before her.

On Aug. 31, Goring received a well-deserved honor. She was presented with the Guyana Cultural Association Lifetime Achievement Award, at the 13th Annual Awards ceremony at the Brooklyn Borough Hall.

She was also presented with a Citation from Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams.        Continue reading

Guyana Medical Relief – 32nd Anniversary Dinner Dance – Alhambra. CA – October 1, 2016

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The East Coast Reunion Dance – Georgetown to Mahaica – London. England – September 24, 2016

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Guyanese Pioneer Fund-Raising Group (CPFG) Brunch – Toronto – November 20, 2016

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