Posts Tagged ‘Arts & Culture’


Calling all Artisans: BAFA Registration and Membership Drive – November 30th

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

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Freeport Grand Bahama - Calling all Artisans The Bahamas Federation of Performing Arts will hold its first Registration and Membership Drive Thursday, November 30th, 2017 at the Pelican Bay Convention Centre. Registration opens at 11:00am – 8:00pm.

The Bahamas Federation of Performing Arts will hold its first Registration and Membership Drive Thursday, November 30th, 2017 at the Pelican Bay Convention Centre. Registration opens at 11:00am – 8:00pm...
 

Scotiabank unveils 2018 Calendar Winners

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

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In a display of vibrant color and captivating imagery, Scotiabank unveiled the 2018 ‘Exceptional Moments’ calendar during the Bahamas National Trust Wine & Art Festival member’s night. The twelve winning images were selected from a pool of hundreds submitted by photographers vying for a spot in the annual calendar. Photographers were tasked with submitting images that depicted their interpretation of an exceptional moment in The Bahamas...

Allan Jones debuts ‘A Gull’s Eye View’ at The Pro Gallery

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

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On Thursday, November 9th, The Pro Gallery at the University of The Bahamas will introduce emerging Bahamian creative Allan Jones and his photographic series ‘A Gull’s View’. His collection of aerial photographs survey the vast beauty and complexity of archipelagic shapes and forms spanning the islands of The Bahamas. Appreciating the abstract of a place he calls home Jones offers a unique perspective to the geography and history of this tropical paradise.

The public is invited to the opening evening that will be held from 6:00pm. For more information contact The Pro Gallery...

Cargo Stars Warren Brown, Jimmy Jean-Louis & Omar J Dorsey to attend Gala Premiere at Atlantis

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

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The stars and producers of Cargo will descend upon the Atlantis Movie Theatre on October 19 for the Gala Premiere of the award-winning film – the largest Bahamian film project in history.

Warren Brown, one of Britain’s most illustrious actors, leads a cast of established and emerging actors in this action packed human drama.

Brown is well known for his roles as Andy Holt in the teen soap opera Hollyoaks, Lee Hibbs in the three-part BBC drama series Occupation and DS Ripley in acclaimed BBC crime drama Luther.

Miami Carnival to Showcase the Diversity of The Caribbean On Sunday, October 8

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

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Each year in May, the Miami Broward One Carnival Host Committee, Inc. (“MBOCHC”) traditionally un- veils its lineup of Miami Carnival cultural events, trumpeting its parade, festival, concert. Sun- day, October 8, 2017 is set for the 34th annual celebration of Miami Carnival. The parade of bands and concert will be held again at the Miami Dade-Fairgrounds (10901 SW 24 St,Miami, FL 33165) from 11am-11pm. This expertly curated festival has become a Miami destination phe- nomenon that allows one to experience one of the largest CaribbeanCarnivals in North America.

“Miami Carnival is a real and tangible layer of the Caribbean heritage that contributes to the arts, music, history and cultural identity of Caribbean people”, states Joan Hinkson,Miami Broward Carnival One Carnival Host Committee Chair...

Miami Carnival to Showcase the Diversity of The Caribbean On Sunday, October 8

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

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Each year in May, the Miami Broward One Carnival Host Committee, Inc. (“MBOCHC”) traditionally un- veils its lineup of Miami Carnival cultural events, trumpeting its parade, festival, concert. Sun- day, October 8, 2017 is set for the 34th annual celebration of Miami Carnival. The parade of bands and concert will be held again at the Miami Dade-Fairgrounds (10901 SW 24 St,Miami, FL 33165) from 11am-11pm. This expertly curated festival has become a Miami destination phe- nomenon that allows one to experience one of the largest CaribbeanCarnivals in North America.

“Miami Carnival is a real and tangible layer of the Caribbean heritage that contributes to the arts, music, history and cultural identity of Caribbean people”, states Joan Hinkson,Miami Broward Carnival One Carnival Host Committee Chair...

Nicki Minaj responds to Celebrity Artist’s portrait of her that was painted with makeup!

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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“Wow! Talent to the tenth power,” commented Nicki Minaj on Jamaal Rolle’s Instagram page. The Celebrity Artist recently painted Minaj’s portrait with Mac makeup which quickly went viral.
 
“Since Nicki Minaj and Mac currently collaborate, I rendered a portrait of her using Mac foundations, eye shadows, liners and lip sticks.” said Rolle.  “Mac offers a wide range of foundations and makeup that gives me more hues than my traditional pastels.  This new way of creating portraits is just crazy and fantastic at the same time, and I am having a lot of fun with it!” said Rolle...

Oswald Brown’s new book showcased at 47th Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Legislative Weekend

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oswald T. Brown, author of Woes of Life, is pictured with his wife Elisabeth Ann Brown (left) and Adair White Johnson (right) on Friday, September 22, 2017, in the Author’s Pavilion at the 47th Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) Legislative Weekend at Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW, Washington, D.C.  Mrs. Johnson’s  Atlanta-based company, The Johnson Tribe Publishing House, is the publisher of Woes of Life which was showcased in the Pavilion. WOES OF LIFE can be ordered through Mr. Brown’s website www.oswaldtbrown.com or via Amazon.com.

Oswald Brown’s new book showcased at 47th Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Legislative Weekend

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oswald T. Brown, author of Woes of Life, is pictured with his wife Elisabeth Ann Brown (left) and Adair White Johnson (right) on Friday, September 22, 2017, in the Author’s Pavilion at the 47th Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) Legislative Weekend at Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW, Washington, D.C.  Mrs. Johnson’s  Atlanta-based company, The Johnson Tribe Publishing House, is the publisher of Woes of Life which was showcased in the Pavilion. WOES OF LIFE can be ordered through Mr. Brown’s website www.oswaldtbrown.com or via Amazon.com.

“Keeping up with the Boujees” comes to Nassau (Stage play)

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

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Nassau, Bahamas – The team that brought you the Bahamian Icon nominated plays “Sarah’s Wedding” and “New Rules of Sex and Dating” are ready to bring you comedy, drama and a whole lot of scandal once again, “Keeping up with the Boujees” is finally coming to Nassau! Keeping Up with the Boujees produced 4 dynamic full performances along with sold out shows in Freeport in June of this year. Critics admitted that they were blown away by the captivating characters and intriguing storyline of this play. “I literally live through Kerel Pinder's productions!!! This play gave everything ....drama, raw emotion, life's ugly truths that we often disguise and all the political shade and the best comedy!! Kudos again and to all my favs on and behind the...