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Jollification opens up new markets for local artisans

VETERAN vendors and newcomers alike enjoyed the latest instalment of the Bahamas National Trust’s Jollification where they got the chance to display their wares and expand their clientele.

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Belles of the Ball: Pilot Club edition

This week’s beauties of the ball got dressed to the nines for the Pilot Club of Nassau’s 32nd annual ‘Thanks for the Memories’ ball at the Meliá Nassau Beach Resort.

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Grand Bahama Artists Association Thanksgiving Exhibition

THE GRAND Bahama Artist Association’s Thanksgiving exhibition has always been one of the island’s largest displays of art which aims to push the boundaries and explore various subject matters. 

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'Real Good Time' for Bahamian reggae band

SELF-PROCLAIMED sophomore reggae band Willis and the Illest hope to harness and showcase the power of music in their new music video for an unreleased Bob Marley track “Real Good Time/Bass is Heavy”.

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A blast from the past

ART enthusiasts will be able to travel back in time when an exhibition that takes a look at Bahamian art spanning 100 years opens this Friday.

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Artist Spotlight: Khiara Sherman

WHEN Khiara Sherman released her first song over a decade ago, there were no social media avenues such as YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to help push her music. Today, these popular mediums have allowed her to independently share her talent with a larger audience.

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Jay Complex explores the flow of time and space with new single

I BET you can’t say ‘spatiotemporal human interaction’ three times fast; and with the third single, more commonly referred to as “S H I” from Jay Complex’s recently released EP “religionROUGE” you won’t have to, because the song is definitely more calming than the title would suggest.

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Public voting opens for Commonwealth Conference song contest

THE Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has announced the top ten songs in its song competition to mark the Bahamas’ key role in hosting the 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (19CCEM) next June.

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Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival compilation CD released

DURING the month of July, the Bahamas National Festival Commission (BNFC) invited musicians from throughout country to enter their Junkanoo Carnival Song Competition. As a result, over 170 songs were submitted by established and aspiring Bahamian artists who produced new Bahamian music.

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Sizwe Banzi is dead

A DEEP-SEATED and morally troubling play about life in Apartheid-period South Africa written by Athol Fugard, John Kani & Winston Ntshona, and adapted to the Bahamian stage by Philip Burrows, “Sizwe Banzi is Dead” exposes the sub-humanity blacks lived in that country.

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The Forgotten Seed

FINDING beauty in the mundane and discarded is the focus of artist Keisha Oliver’s “The Forgotten Seed” series. Now mounted in the Grand Hyatt at Baha Mar, the portraits depict the inconspicuous beauty of a coconut seed.

All Dead, All Gone – Joann Behagg's exhibition aims to bring awareness to failing fishing industry

LAST evening, Joann Behagg transformed the Doongalik Studios on Village Road into a ceramic showcase as she presents an exhibition entitled “All Dead, All Gone”.

Bert Williams exhibition may come to Nassau

AN exhibition at the Museum of Modern Arts (MOMA) in New York City on the late Bahamian actor Bert Williams, which has gotten rave reviews, may be duplicated in Nassau soon.

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Baha Mar artists are Eleven Strong

AS part of their latest endeavours, Baha Mar’s art team, The Current, last week presented an exhibition entitled “Eleven Strong”. The event was held at The Glass Bridge Gallery at the Melia Nassau Beach and featured works by 11 Bahamian artists with active practices. With their work, the artists all sought to shift the existing dialogue about Bahamian art by presenting a contemporary spectrum for consideration.

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Thursday, November 20

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