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Bermuda Arts Council Student Award Recipients

Bermuda Arts Council Student Award Recipients

Ami Zanders, Chan Richardson, Kyle Simmons, Mikayla Wilson, and Shona Maule are the recipients of this year’s Bermuda Arts Council Student Grant Awards, a programme which awards grants of $5,000 to $15,000 to help support Bermudian artists. Minister of Social Development and Sports Zane DeSilva met with the recipients, saying: “It was such a... Read more of this article

Simons Brothers Showcase Talent At Shelly Bay

Simons Brothers Showcase Talent At Shelly Bay

[Written by Maya Palacio] The Simons Brothers performed live at Shelly Bay on Saturday, August 12th as part of their Road Show which encourages young artists to express their talents in a family friendly environment. The trio has been performing together for six years. Jonathan Simons, 17, plays the guitar with his swift melodies and rhythmic movement... Read more of this article

Sand Castle Competition Set For September 2

Sand Castle Competition Set For September 2

The public is invited to the Bermuda Sand Castle Competition, set to be held on Saturday, September 2 at Horseshoe Bay Beach. Organizer, Hannah Strang, tells Bernews of her unlikely career rooted in the competition.Hannah says she grew up building sand castles on the beach with her friends and after graduating from University with an art degree, she... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Naked Canvas’ Art & Fashion Show

Photos: ‘Naked Canvas’ Art & Fashion Show

Fashion and art merged at the ‘Naked Canvas’ fashion showcase, which showcased the work of local fashion designers Desiree Riley, James Lee, and Raffine Whaley; along with local artists Chakara Burrows, Talisa Dyer, and Calix Smith. In describing the event, a spokesperson said, “October 18, 2016 was the date of the conversation between... Read more of this article

‘Battle On The Rock’ Hydroflight Contest

‘Battle On The Rock’ Hydroflight Contest

Thrill seekers and spectators can experience a new event later this month, as 32 of the world’s best hydroflight athletes will take part in a two-day competition in Hamilton Harbour during “Battle on the Rock” on August 25th and 26th. “Bringing you awesome aerial tricks up to 60ft above the water, riders will fight for their positions... Read more of this article

Hamilton Princess Collaborates With Lilly Pulitzer

Hamilton Princess Collaborates With Lilly Pulitzer

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club has collaborated with Lilly Pulitzer for the brand’s Resort 2018 collection launching October 19, 2017. As part of the relationship, Hamilton Princess’ private Beach Club and infinity pool will serve as the backdrop for the American resort wear brand’s latest fashion shoot, which will appear on LillyPulitzer.com... Read more of this article

CARIFESTA Participants To Travel To Barbados

CARIFESTA Participants To Travel To Barbados

Bermuda’s CARIFESTA participants are preparing to journey to Barbados on Wednesday morning to represent Bermuda at the region’s most celebrated cultural extravaganza. “Last week the Minister of Social Development and Sports Zane DeSilva, Permanent Secretary Mr. Wayne Carey and the Director of the Department of Community and Cultural... Read more of this article

‘Bermuda Privateer’ Follows Adventures At Sea

‘Bermuda Privateer’ Follows Adventures At Sea

A newly published book titled The Bermuda Privateer [The Nicholas Fallon Sea Novels] is “an action-filled sea story with layered storylines and a modern storyteller’s voice.” The book description says “All sea stories should tell you something new, and The Bermuda Privateer meets that criterion in spades. Fast paced and covering... Read more of this article

Photos: Go Down Berries Concert On The Water

Photos: Go Down Berries Concert On The Water

The Go Down Berries hosted their annual ‘floating concert’ over the Cup Match holiday, treating people to a musical performance against the backdrop of the island’s waters. They ran a crowd funding campaign in advance of the event, saying: “The charity we’ve chosen to support this year is the scholarship program of Waterstart... Read more of this article

Poetry Book Explores Bermuda, Identity & More

Poetry Book Explores Bermuda, Identity & More

Bermudian poet Nancy Anne Miller has released a new poetry book entitled Island Bound Mail, which is described as exploring issues such as an “identity formed in exile, the complexities of belonging, and reveals the multilayers of colonial life on a semitropical island almost seven hundred miles out at sea.” The book’s description... Read more of this article

Wild Herbs & Plants To Host Cooking Classes

Wild Herbs & Plants To Host Cooking Classes

Wild Herbs n Plants in Bermuda will be offering Cooking Classes on Sunday, August 20th from 2.00pm to 5.00pm. A spokesperson said, “We are proud to announce our first Vegan Cooking Class combined with Wild Herbs and Plants you can find growing in Bermuda. These classes will be offered for a limited time and spaces are limited. They will begin on... Read more of this article

Eight Dancers Receive Scholarship Awards

Eight Dancers Receive Scholarship Awards

The National Dance Foundation of Bermuda announced that eight of Bermuda’s most talented young dancers — Ravi Cannonier-Watson, Mikayla Wilson, Jada Pearman, Shanna Henry, Rihanna Evelyn, Marcus Smith, Taylor Railton and Alexis Smith — have all received scholarships. “It is these scholarships that will enable and support these gifted... Read more of this article

Bill Murray “Wowed” By Rebecca Faulkenberry

Bill Murray “Wowed” By Rebecca Faulkenberry

On Tuesday night, actor Bill Murray went to see Groundhog Day, the Broadway musical in which Bermuda’s Rebecca Faulkenberry stars, where he was reportedly “wowed” by her performance. Ms Faulkenberry posted on social media saying, “Bill Murray was so nice, and complimentary of the show, as was his brother who was with him, you... Read more of this article