Daily Archives: 08/05/2021

Mahadai Das (Part Two: A Shower of Truth) – Sunday 8th August 2021 – 11AM (Guyana. Toronto. NY)/ 4PM (UK)

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This sequel looks at the life and work of Mahadai Das [1954-2003] after the publication of her first collection of poetry. Once again, the recording draws on writing by Denise de Caires Narain Gurnah and Jeremy Poynting to analyse Mahadai’s poems, her politics, her sense of identity and her poetic technique. The recording includes the recital of several of Mahadai’s poems by Stanley Greaves.
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Title:          Mahadai Das (Part Two: A Shower of Truth)
Date:         Sunday 8th August 2021
Time:        11 AM (Guyana, New York, Toronto), 4PM UK
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This clip premieres on YouTube on Sunday at 11AM (Guyana, Toronto, NY)/ 4PM (UK).
It is a recording so it will be available at any point after that.

LFU- Linden Fund USA: A Reunion Picnic – Saturday August 7. 2021 – Brooklyn NY

Dear members and supporters, 

It’s been quite a while since we’ve been together enjoying each other’s company.  On Saturday, August 7th, we’re inviting you to come out to Canarsie Pier and reunite with your friends in a socially safe manner, between 12 to 8pm. See the attached flyer.

Best wishes,

Shona Wright-Halley

LFU Secretary

OLYMPICS 2021 – Canada’s Andre De Grasse wins GOLD in the 200m

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This is the first time a Canadian has won the event since 1928

Andre De Grasse has claimed the gold medal in the 200m at the Tokyo Olympics, running in a blazingly fast 19.62 in the men’s final on Wednesday August 3, 2021.

This is De Grasse’s fifth Olympics medal, making him one of Canada’s most decorated athletes. He previously won bronze in the 100m at Tokyo and three medals at the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro including a silver in the 200m.

READ MORE + VIDEOS – https://www.blogto.com/sports_play/2021/08/andre-de-grasse-200m-tokyo-olympics/

BUSINESS: Rihanna now officially a billionaire – according to Forbes.

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 Most of Rihanna’s earnings come from her Fenty Beauty cosmetics company

Rihanna is now officially a billionaire and the wealthiest female musician in the world, according to Forbes.

The pop star is worth $1.7 billion (£1.2 billion), with an estimated $1.4 billion coming from the value of her Fenty Beauty cosmetics company.

The rest of her fortune mostly comes from lingerie company, Savage x Fenty, worth an estimated $270 million, and her earnings from music and acting.

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BUSINESS: Sarwans’s State-of-the-art Amazonia Mall opens its doors at Providence

The ribbon cutting ceremony at the mall’s opening

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