Arts & Entertainment


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Spring break kicks off with a sensation

It’s that time of a year again when students let loose and party around the clock. Yes, it’s Spring break 2020. And Atlantis has decided to do things a little different this year.

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Out of tragedy, words of peace

As the world continues to mourn the 11 people killed in a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania local Rabbi Sholom Bluming is trying to help Bahamians come to terms with the tragedy.

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D MAC back for Christmas in Exuma

THE sound of music will rock Exuma this Christmas season when ‘D MAC’ and 28 of his musical friends converge on Regatta Park, Georgetown, for a three-day festival.

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100 JAMZ to hold 'block party' ahead of Carnival festivities

100 JAMZ radio will host a "Block Party" with the Bahamas National Festival Commission on Wednesday in Freeport, Grand Bahama, one of many events to take place from now until Friday in anticipation of this weekend's Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival festivities.

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The power of women supporting women

WOMEN entrepreneurs have always played an important role in the Bahamian economy, however, for many it is often a challenge to get the necessary exposure for their businesses.

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YOU GO GIRL: Youlette Etienne finds organic success

ORGANICALLY grown coconuts and all the products to be gained from them has allowed Youlette Etienne to stand on her own as a successful businesswoman.

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NAGB’s chief curator cultivates international dialogue

The National Art Gallery of the Bahamas has secured international visual artist, photographer, publisher and art director Holly Bynoe as its chief curator.

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Curtain closes on film festival

GOING into the 12th annual Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) two weeks ago, founder and executive director Leslie Vanderpool emphasised the value of developing the festival while simultaneously improving the country’s local film industry, promising that this year’s selection of films would showcase the industry’s best in The Bahamas.

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Padrino is celebrating his 34th birthday sitting behind a mixer board in a Studio in North Miami. It’s likely he turned 32 and 33 doing much of the same.

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Vendetta group soars to new heights

THE VENDETTA Group ended their year on a high note by opening for America’s hottest new hip hop duo during the No Flex Zone concert at Mario’s Bowling Alley and Entertainment Palace last week. Headlining the event were Rae Sremmurd, two young American rappers who are known for hits like “No Flex Zone”, “No Type” and many more. They, along with the numerous local acts, rocked the under 18 crowd at the Entertainment Palace.

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Bobby Brown helps make GB's first Jingle Ball a success

GRAND BAHAMA party-goers were treated to a post-Christmas gift last Saturday as ‘80s R&B superstar Bobby Brown headlined the first ever Jingle Ball concert.

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The arts and entertainment stars that shone in 2014

IT was a vibrant year for the world of arts and entertainment in the Bahamas, and the fun continues tonight with the numerous New Year’s Eve activities that will close out the entertainment calendar of 2014.

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Fashion extravaganza honours women's triumphs

A bright red carpet at the entrance of the Meliá Nassau Beach Resort ballroom transported guests into a world that could have possibly been mistaken for, as Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner described it, a New York or Paris fashion scene.

Straight up man talk

THE success of this year’s “Straight Talk, No Chaser” event has organisers considering whether to switch things up from an all-male panel to one featuring only women for the next instalment of their relationship seminar.

Commonwealth Writers competition winners revealed

The results of the ninth annual Commonwealth Writers of the Bahamas’ short story/poetry competition are as follows: