Arts & Entertainment


Bahamian actor recognised as 'pioneer' in American film

THE first Bahamian actor ever to be captured on film is being recognised as a pioneer during a five-month long exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York City.

Cirque Fever to host unique circus event at BNT

THIS weekend, members of the Cirque Fever Junkanoo Carnival company will give the general public a sneak peek of what can be expected when the group hits the streets for the Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival in 2015.

Island Boy - The Musical

AUDITIONS for the 2015 “Island Boy – The Musical” stage production officially kicked off at the Dundas Centre for the Performing Arts last week.

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New edition of 'A Little Bahamian Cookbook' now available

BACK in 1989, local artist and art educator Sue Bennett-Williams was approached by the owner of Appletree Press in Dublin, Ireland, to create illustrations for a small cookbook that would be introduced as a part of a series.

Fam Fest 'best ever'

OF ALL the events in its 19-year history, this year’s Fam Fest was “the best one ever”, according to founder William Mark Cartwright.
The three-day family festival is built on the foundations of Bahamian gospel music and clean fun. Due to a forecast of inclement weather it was held at the William Thompson Auditorium on Jean Street instead of Fort Charlotte.

Miss Cultural Bahamas 2014/15 crowned

AFTER months of hard work and preparation, Ambrosina Forbes was crowned the winner of the Miss Cultural Bahamas Pageant 2014/15.

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Three's a charm for Doongalik's ceramics exhibit

THE hard work and dedication of three emerging ceramics artists paid off when their first joint exhibit enjoyed a successful opening at the Doongalik Art Gallery last Thursday.

'Lil Locals' brand re-emerges as winner of Absolut art contest

IN WHAT turned out to be a fateful coincidence, Bahamian artist and Lil Locals entrepreneur Anastasia Charlow started working on a wire sculpture inspired by the Absolut Vodka brand two years ago, long before news of the “Absolut Art Ambition” competition emerged and long before she participated and emerged victorious.

Halloween things to BOO!

THE time is here again for the ghosts, goblins and all manner of scaries to come out of hiding.

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Sundance revolutionises the 'Day Party'

A SHIP is sailing in to Nassau Harbour with passengers who have one goal in mind – to reach Nirvana Beach for the most revolutionary ‘Day Party’ held on New Providence to date.

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SAMPLING the foods and beverages of faraway places, mixing and mingling with other cultures, and just having a great time overall was what hundreds of Bahamians experienced last weekend at the 19th Annual International Cultural Festival.

Vendetta Group rocks the crowd at Cultural Festival

THE Vendetta Group took over the stage at the International Cultural Festival over the weekend, performing numerous songs that had the crowd moving and dancing.

HD Boyz tackle 'Beast of Beats'

A HUGE opportunity awaits the Bahamian group The HD Boyz when they participate in the “Beast of the Beats” competition next month.

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New carnival group builds its 'Empire of Love'

A NEW carnival group is inviting Bahamians to be a part of its “mighty love empire” in an effort to showcase the myriad of talent that exists in the country at next year’s inaugural Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival.

Vibes On The Island: Sandals raises money for teenage mothers with reggae concert

SANDALS is the place to be this Saturday when the luxury all-inclusive resort hosts its second annual Vibes On The Island concert.