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Premier Hands Out Buju Banton Concert Tickets

Premier Hands Out Buju Banton Concert Tickets

Premier David Burt sent out a call to the community via his social media for individuals to nominate someone who would be deserving of a free ticket to the Unity Festival Buju Banton concert. A spokesperson said, “Unity Festival promoters provided the Bermuda Government with a number of tickets to be given out to members of the community as a... Read more of this article

Ming Attends Sesame Street Anniversary Gala

Ming Attends Sesame Street Anniversary Gala

Not only could he tell former US First Lady Michelle Obama how to get to Sesame Street, Bermudian H. Melvin [Mel] Ming ensured TV’s most famous thoroughfare actually intersected with 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue when she was in the White House. Then president and CEO of Sesame Workshop, the charity which produces the classic children’s TV show,... Read more of this article

Book To Be Promoted At Festivals In Canada

Book To Be Promoted At Festivals In Canada

They say that once an educator, always an educator. This rings true for retired Bermudian educator Dr Sheila Holder, who penned the 2014 children’s storybook Samantha’s Secret Hiding Place. Drawing on the author’s own memories of growing up in Bermuda, the profusely illustrated book is set in and around Southampton’s Sinky Bay... Read more of this article

Wayne Wonder Will Not Perform At Unity Festival

Wayne Wonder Will Not Perform At Unity Festival

[Updated] The Unity Festival organizers said they “regrettably announce that due to circumstances beyond their control Wayne Wonder will not be performing at Unity Festival on August 17, 2019.” “All other advertised acts are confirmed and scheduled to performed and the Unity Festival organizers promise attendees an amazing show full... Read more of this article

Road Closures For Unity Concert On Saturday

Road Closures For Unity Concert On Saturday

The Ministry of Public Works is reminding the public of the road restrictions and road closures that will be in effect along Frog Lane, Roberts Avenue and Parson’s Road for the Unity Festival concert on Saturday [Aug 17]. A Government spokesperson said, “The road restrictions will be in effect from Saturday, 17 August to Sunday 18 August, 2019.“Frog... Read more of this article

Destination Dockyard Goes Gospel On Aug 19

Destination Dockyard Goes Gospel On Aug 19

One of Bermuda’s weekly events – Destination Dockyard – is going Gospel. On Monday [Aug 19] the event host will be Pastor Damon Hendrickson, of Restoration Ministries, and entertainment will include Gospel Reggae Artist Geneman and Mt. Zion AME Dance Ministry. “Every week has had a different theme,” said Stephanie Rodill, the Marketing and... Read more of this article

Toni Morrison Documentary To Screen Again

Toni Morrison Documentary To Screen Again

The Bermuda International Film Festival is to screen a documentary film about the late Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison for a second time. The first screening on August 7 was a complete sellout. The film, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, has been a mainstay at festivals since then, winning three prizes including two... Read more of this article

Outerbridge’s Film To Screen In South Korea

Outerbridge’s Film To Screen In South Korea

A new short film from award-winning Bermudian producer Bayard Outerbridge about the human cost of the Syrian civil war and the strain placed on doctors working in combat situations has been selected to help kick off a new South Korean film festival celebrating peace and reconciliation. ‘Aleppo – The Film’ will be screening at the inaugural... Read more of this article

Summer Sunday: Dunking, Zip Line, Slide, More

Summer Sunday: Dunking, Zip Line, Slide, More

The City of Hamilton reminds the community that Summer Sunday: City Fair Edition will take place in Victoria Park this coming Sunday, August 18th. From 2pm – 7pm, the public can enjoy live entertainment, activities, carnival games, dance troupes, vendors, fun castles, prizes and plenty of food and drink. Entry to the event, as well as the majority... Read more of this article

DanceSations Summer Recital On August 31

DanceSations Summer Recital On August 31

The DanceSations School of Dance will be hosting their Summer Recital on Saturday, August 31st at 7.00pm at the Earl Cameron Theatre at City Hall. A spokesperson said, “DanceSations School of Dance is excited to be having our Annual Summer Recital. Our recital showcases the wonderful talent of our dancers as young as 2 years old to adult. This is... Read more of this article

Bermuda E-Sports Tournaments This Month

Bermuda E-Sports Tournaments This Month

Members of Bermuda’s video gaming community have come together to organize two e-sports tournaments this month, with both events to be held at Connectech using high-speed internet donated by One Communications. A spokesperson said, “The newly formed Bermuda E-Sports League, in partnership with grassroots team BDA Smash, will be hosting a Super... Read more of this article

New Crime Novel Primarily Set In Bermuda

New Crime Novel Primarily Set In Bermuda

Stormblock Publishing has announced the publication of Entanglement: Quantum + Otherwise, the debut literary fiction crime novel from John K. Danenbarger, primarily set in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Primarily set in Bermuda, inspired by Danenbarger’s own experiences sailing the coast from New England to Bermuda, an explosive collision between... Read more of this article

BUEI To Host Weekend Glow Worm Cruises

BUEI To Host Weekend Glow Worm Cruises

Two cruises will be departing the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] dock this weekend in search of one of nature’s more spectacular mating rituals: the bioluminescent shows put on by the island’s glow worms. The tiny sea creatures, less than an inch long, light up the shallow waters around the island once a month after each... Read more of this article