Buzzing this weekend

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IT’S going to be quite a packed-out one this weekend, with events to carry you straight through from Friday to Sunday, as you look to kick back and unwind before the Monday labour begins.
From fashion shows to jump-up-and-throw- down sessions, to pageants, it’s the kind of weekend that encourages you to get out!
Two Guyanese singers have launches this weekend! Timeka Marshall’s video launch will cater to the soca-inclined, while Saiku’s launch over at the National Park on Saturday is all about that gospel vibe! Whichever one you go out to, go out and help support your own Guyanese talent!
Speaking of supporting Guyanese, you could check out the Miss India Guyana Pageant on tonight at the Mariott Hotel and go cheer on your pick to be Guyana’s next queen!
Over at Herdmanston Lodge tomorrow, it’s going to be an elegant evening with great comedy, or if you’re more looking to throw down this Saturday, Palm Court is having a multi-genre party, and soca and dancehall are at the top of the menu.
Then on Sunday, the Rotaract Club is hosting a fundraiser, and it involves a lot of food! 592Dresses is also having a fashion show, while DJ Marvelous is celebrating his birthday, and it’s happening at Club Monaco.

TODAY
**Tonight is the night that Guyana will get to meet their next Miss India Guyana Queen, when the pageant goes down at the Mariott Hotel!
The top ten finalists will compete in five categories to see just who is the best-of-the- best!
Tickets: $5000 regular, and $15,000 VIP.
**Guyana, Timeka Marshall says you’re up 1st!! The Guyanese songstress is launching the video for her latest song, “Ben Mi Ova”, on the Bad & Sexy Riddim at Palm Court, and she wants you to savour the moment with her!
Everyone free before 22:00hrs! $2000 before 23:00hrs! Boom DJs will be in the place!
**Head on down to Tower Suites Poolside for the “O.C.D FRIDAY AFTERWORK LIME”! Enjoy their Corona bucket special: Six Corona beers for only $3600 all night long! Plus, get a free Wing Platter with a side of your choice with the purchase of every bucket! Or choose from any of their other platters for only $2000!

TOMORROW

**Get ready for the biggest album launch by a Guyanese artiste as the launch concert of Saiku’s debut album, “YOU”, is on at the National Park with hits like “Pillow Could Speak”, “Mess to a Messenger” and “You”! The concert has an encouraging lineup of performers the likes of Jamaica’s Kevin Downswell and Prodigal Son; Ghana’s Atta Boafo; and Guyanese Anil Azeez.
Concert free with the purchase of an album, which costs $1500.
**It will be a night of elegance, cocktails and laughter as the Rotaract Club of Stabroek presents 3Cs: Comedy, Cocktails and Catwalk, a fundraising event in aid of their Community Service Projects and Club Admin Account.
Come out and see Henry Rodney and other local comedians take the stage for the evening.
This event is sponsored by Herdmanston Lodge! Tickets: $4,000 with a complimentary cocktail.

**It’s Maypole time again! HQ Bar in BV is going to be home to DJ Campy’s annual Maypole Show and Dance!
Gully Ras and Selector Diamond, Chiney Assassin, DJ Campy and Selector Tall Man, and Stitchie One Man Band the Vibes Machine will be turning it up the Maypole way!
**What’s your addiction? Reggae? Soca? Dancehall? Well, it doesn’t really matter because whatever it is, it’s going to be in large supply at Palm Court at their “Addicted” party!
Come and enjoy a medley of genres, from reggae to hip hop, dancehall, soca and pop!! DJs Energy, Akelo and Shizzle, and Selector Biggs will be shelling it down all night long!

SUNDAY
**Join the Rotary Club of Georgetown for their annual signature fundraiser event: “Food Fiesta: A Taste South America” at their Camp Street office!
Experience the culinary delights and beverages for a worthy cause, in aid of the purchase of a “Bookmobile”, a mobile library that enables improvement in Basic Education and Literacy!
Contribution: $2000.
**It’s going to be two days of high tea and fashion as 592Dresses presents, “Express Yourself: Fashion and Tea Fiesta” at the Tower Suites!
Featured will be some of Guyana’s top models showcasing design labels under the 592Drsses and Rare Findz Clothing lines! Lots of side attractions await! Tickets: $3500.
**Club Monaco presents DJ Marvelous’ 10th Annual Birthnight celebration, “Green Crush: Money, Girls and Fun”!
So, wear your green and come out and represent DJ Marvelous!
Music by DJs Energy and Akelo, and Father Moey!