Introducing Thursday Night Live

Thursday Nights will never be the same again, MAGLyfe did promise you the oomph and pomp in entertainment and lifestyle and with this we introduce our first entertainment project, Thursday Night Live. With projects partner Perspectives Premier and Chez John – a new local bistro label – we are set to present Thursday evenings like […]

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When You Say Decriminalize, What Do You Even Mean?

What does decriminalizing same-sex intimacy really mean in Guyana? The question above is the finish line; let’s begin this conversation at the starter block. What is same-sex intimacy? Intimacy is often described as closeness, attachment, connection between two people; it can also mean sexual relations between two people. Same-sex intimacy is, as the term connotes, […]

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Why I chose to boycott Guyana Restaurant Week 2017

The Guyana Restaurant Week (#GRW), ‘Spring Edition’ of which it was originally introduced, recently concluded and from the looks of things once again did pretty well. I strongly believe that #GRW is perhaps one of Guyana’s most brilliant marketing and tourism campaigns yet. It brings a fresh twist to social media marketing; it offers friendly […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Marketing

I am reading a book about Global Communication and one of the pages has this phrase  that struck me – “Connecting is not Communicating.” It caused me to reflect on my annoyance with local businesses and their use (misuse) of social media. Connecting which enables you to have a presence is essentially the first step, […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: Mashing Up De Place

“Up in yuh face” Vanilla sings in her smash new 2017 Mashramani (Mash) song titled ‘Mash up de place’. Only a few weeks ago we were introduced to this song but we already can’t get the lyrics out of our system. It’s currently one of the most played Mashramani songs on local airways.  Could this […]

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OPINION PIECE: 21st Century Black Girl

Hi, I’m a dark-skinned girl living it up in the 21st century. I know, I know… it’s not ground breaking news, but we still exist – real chocolate girls with melanin and natural glow. Why am I reminding you that we still exist? Well, I feel like we’ve become endangered, exaggeration intended. Too many of […]

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NATURALISTA: TARA LEUVINA SMITH

Name: Tara Leuvina Smith Occupation: Editor When did you start your natural hair journey: There is a misconception that a person goes natural, we are born natural and we go ‘un-natural’ or in this context we begin to relax our hair. But to put a date to when I stopped relaxing my hair … I […]

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Brickdam for Mash: That Making Any Sense?

Hi, I’m the HER in “His Take, Her Take” and for our first feature we will be discussing the new and controversial route for Mashramani 2017 and the comments made by Minister within the Ministry of Education, Department of Culture, Youth & Sport, Nicolette Henry, in this Guyana Chronicle article.

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Let’s Celebrate Each Other!

So much to my annoyance and amusement (more annoyance than amusement), I have been made to endure copious Facebook status updates from a very reputable and overly talented Make-up Artiste (MUA) about her being “THE BEST” MUA in this beautiful country of ours. One of her most recent Facebook updates, posted on December 27 has […]

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