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Guyana Cultural Association (GCA) – Online Magazine January 2016

GCA Jan 2016

Download – GCA – New York – JAN. 2016 e-MAGAZINE

IN THIS ISSUE       PAGE  3-9: NY 50th anniversary launch         PAGE 10: Journey to Jubilee         PAGE 11: Remembering Godfrey Chin        PAGE 12-17: GCA’s 15th anniversary        PAGE 18-19: Michael Khan        PAGE 20-27: The New Amsterdam I knew        PAGE 29-31: How I learned the waltz, king sailor and foxtrot

January Editor Edgar Henry     Cover Design Claire Goring & Ashton Franklin

Buxton-Friendship Express newsletter – January 2016

Buxton-Friendship Express newsletter – January 2016 

Dear Brother/Sister,

Happy New Year greetings to you!

We are pleased to share with you this month’s news and events from around the Buxton-Friendship community. You may download a copy of our January 2016 Buxton-Friendship Express newsletter from the attached file, or click on the following link to access it:

http://buxtonguyana.net/Buxton-FriendshipExpress2016-01.pdf

Enjoy the read!

Regards,

Lorna Campbell. Editor,

Buxton-Friendship Express
buxtonexpress@aol.com

St. Stanislaus College Alumni – Toronto – Spring Dance – April 16, 2016

St Stanislaus College Alumni - Toronto- Spring Dinner-Dance 2016

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St Stanislaus College Alumni – Toronto- Spring Dinner-Dance 2016

The St. Stanislaus College Alumni Association is making an early start to our fund-raising events of 2016.  Our first major event of the year is our Spring Dinner / Dance which will be held on Saturday 16 April.   Continue reading

Rum, tears and karaoke – By David McAlmont

Rum, tears and karaoke  – By David McAlmont 

20140120diaspora(David McAlmont is a recording artiste, writer and historian living in London. His collaborations in London have included David Arnold, Bernard Butler, Michael Nyman, Courtney Pine and Guy Davies with whom he has formed the duo Fingersnap; they visited Guyana in  December 2015 to perform at the G-Jazz Festival at Georgetown’s Theatre Guild. David’s mother is Guyanese. He resided in Berbice, Wismar, Grove, Craig and Georgetown between 1978 and 1987.)  

“But David you just disappeared!” Sean Bhola (a giant talent back then whom I sang and performed with at church) to me in the grounds of the Theatre Guild in the Kingston borough of Georgetown, Guyana.

Time may have well have stood still here, in some respects, but this is hardly a town that time has forgotten. Sean tells me that it hasn’t changed. Indeed, now that Guy (my collaborator in the London voice and piano duo, Fingersnap) and I have concluded our musical duties, I get beyond Queenstown and Kingston to reacquaint myself with the wider city layout.   Continue reading

Guyana 50th Dinner Dance – Toronto – 27 February 2016

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GACC: Guyana Arts and Cultural Center Programs – 2016

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GUYANA ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER

A DIVISION OF THE GUYANA CULTURAL ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK, INC.
2806 NEWKIRK AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NY 11226
 
REGISTRATION: JANUARY 30
1.00 P.M. – 3.00 P.M.
LOVE TO SING, DANCE, ACT?
 
REGISTER FOR ONE OR ALL OF OUR PROGRAMS

St. Stanislaus College, Guyana Reunion 2016 – March 26th – April 3rd, 2016

St. Stanislaus College, Guyana Reunion 2016 – March 26th – April 3rd, 2016

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Registration Fee

There are two types for the Easter Reunion Registration

Gold – US$100.00

Silver – US$75.00

A special rate will be offered to staff and alumni who have left the school within the last 5 years. Please use the conversion rate of CDN$1.45 to US$1.00.

All registrants will be entitled to receiving keepsake memorabilia, inclusive of one One50@50 Commemorative Magazine. Additional Magazines may be obtained.  Continue reading

Guyana – 50th Independence Anniversary Symposia Series – Call for Participation

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Academic Grounding Working Group

Symposia Series

 May 23-24, 2016 (Arthur Chung International Conference Center, Georgetown, Guyana)

June 5, 2016 (York College, Queens, New York)

Call for Participation

Theme: Guyana at 50: Understanding Our Independence Journey

Sponsors

Academic Grounding Working Group, National Commemoration Commission, Guyana; Symposium Sub-Committee, 50th Independence Anniversary Celebrations Committee, New York; and the Guyana Cultural Association of New York, Inc.

Introduction    Continue reading

Guyanese Online achieves a record 1,000,000+ views in 2015

Guyanese Online achieves a record 1,000,000+ views in 2015

We would like to thank all of the contributors of articles to Guyanese Online, as well as the viewers and commentators of this blog for helping us attain a record of 1,012,455 views for the year 2015.

According to the WordPress.com statistics ….There were 760 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 264 MB. That’s about 2 pictures per day. The busiest day of the year was May 12th with 31,241 views. The most popular post that day was Guyana Elections Results 2015 – Statements of Poll – Stabroek News.

Where did our viewers come from? They came from some 219 countries in all!
Most visitors came from the United States and Canada. Guyana and the United Kingdom were not far behind.

HERE IS A LIST OF THE MOST POPULAR ENTRIES FOR 2015   Continue reading

Climate Disruption: Thought of the Week – By Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision

Video: India’s Barefoot College
The Climate Reality Project

India’s Barefoot College
Bringing solar electricity to impoverished villages around the world

“When men go outside, they don’t come back. But the women always come back. We have trained 600 grandmothers [ages 35 and over] in 64 countries around the world and every grandmother has gone back home.”
~ Excerpt from video, Bunker Roy, Founder and Director of Barefoot College, India.

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