The Kingsbury celebrates the season of giving with a Carriage of Hope

Aims to donate 25,000 books to 25 deserving schools By Venessa Anthony Highlighting the true purpose of the season, which is one of giving, The Kingsbury Colombo has decided to swap the…

Centrestage shines spotlight on young talent

Giving young talent a much-deserved platform in the country is Centrestage, a teen and youth talent contest organised by Chokolaate magazine, and the 2022 finals took place at the Royal MAS Arena,…

The ‘unseen colours’ of Prasanna Weerakkody, Lester Perera, and Lalith Senanayake

Group exhibition at the Colombo National Museum from 3 December Artists Prasanna Weerakkody, Lester Perera, and Lalith Senanayake are joining forces to present “Unseen Colours” at the Colombo National Museum from 3…

Gypsies’ latest track and the last by Sunil Perera climbs up trending chart

The song Gaalu Paare by the Gypsies was released on 24 November, which is the last song by legendary singer Sunil Perera, who passed away on 6 September 2021. The song is…

Raja Jewellers offers a sparkling new diamond experience

Opens Diamond and Sapphire Emporium at their Colombo showroom By Venessa Anthony Raja Jewellers recently launched its new diamond experience centre, aptly named the Diamond and Sapphire Emporium. Aligned with its commitment…

Six contemporary artists’ work featured at ‘Hexa’

Three-day exhibition held at the Lionel Wendt Art Gallery Hexa, a visual art exhibition that featured the work of six contemporary Sri Lankan artists, was held at the Lionel Wendt Art Gallery…

Chef Don Shehan on mastering the culinary world

  By Venessa Anthony Don Shehan is a professional chef with almost 10 years of experience, mainly overseas. He has always been passionate about all things culinary and loves to try different…

Remembering ‘Flashdance’ singer Irene Cara

Singer and actress Irene Cara, known for her title track in Fame (1980) and for co-writing and singing Flashdance… What a Feeling in the 1983 movie Flashdance passed away at the age…

Piano virtuoso Shani Diluka to perform with CMSC

Classical music concert to take place on 6 December The Delegation of the EU to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, in association with the Chamber Music Society of Colombo (CMSC), presents a…

Mental health and toxic masculinity with Chalana Wijesuriya 

November, while being the start of the Christmas season for many, is also Men’s Health Awareness Month with International Men’s Day falling on 19 November. This year, there was an encouraging amount…