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Vershon Was Not Barred, Apologises To Bermuda

Vershon Was Not Barred, Apologises To Bermuda

[Updated] Entertainer Vershon has confirmed that he was not barred from Bermuda, and has issued an ”unreserved apology” to the Government and people of Bermuda as a “statement was erroneously put out by my publicist.” In addition, the publicist’s website has posted a statement alleging that the “information that... Read more of this article

BBC Earth Bermuda Triangle Documentary

BBC Earth Bermuda Triangle Documentary

Sony BBC Earth has produced a documentary titled “Unfold The Secrets Of The Bermuda Triangle”, which they bill as “one of the biggest mysteries of all times.” Video trailer for the documentary:The documentary ’s description says, “Discover the hidden secrets behind one of the biggest mysteries of all times – the... Read more of this article

Minister: Vershon Was Never Refused Entry

Minister: Vershon Was Never Refused Entry

Following reports that entertainer Vershon was “barred from Bermuda,” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said that not only was he never refused entry as he never travelled to Bermuda, officials have no record of an application seeking permission for him to perform in Bermuda and the singer’s name is not on any flight e-manifests... Read more of this article

1940s Bermuda Mermaid Poster Sells For $5,750

1940s Bermuda Mermaid Poster Sells For $5,750

A Pan Am poster, created in the 1940s, led the way for designs promoting Bermuda as a travel destination at Swann Auction Galleries’ Vintage Poster auction in New York on August 7, selling for almost $6,000. A spokesperson for the gallery explained, “Bermuda by Clipper/Pan American World Airways, by Boris Artzybasheff [1899-1965], had expected... Read more of this article

Big Brothers Big Sisters Family Luau On Sunday

Big Brothers Big Sisters Family Luau On Sunday

The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bermuda [BBBS] will be having its first BBBS Family Luau on Sunday [Aug 11] from 12.00pm to 5.00pm at Tobacco Bay Beach. In an online post, the BBBS said, “Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bermuda is having it’s first BBBS Family Luau on Sunday, August 11th at Tobacco Bay Beach from 12pm – 5pm! And we are... Read more of this article

National Dance Foundation Awards Scholarships

National Dance Foundation Awards Scholarships

Five talented young Bermudian dancers have been awarded scholarships by the National Dance Foundation of Bermuda Fund. At the presentation this week, Senator Crystal Caesar, long time member of the Foundation, said that the scholarship legacy began in 1962 with the Bermuda Ballet Association. In 2005 the National Dance Foundation took on the responsibility... Read more of this article

Science Channel Spotlights Bermuda Wrecks

Science Channel Spotlights Bermuda Wrecks

The sister and brother team of Céline and Fabien Cousteau travelled to the island to investigate rumours of a graveyard of lost ships in the waters beyond Bermuda’s outer reef for an episode of their new four-part Science Channel series Legends of the Deep. The show premiered in June on the American pay-TV network, owned by the Discovery Channel. Ocean... Read more of this article

OBA: ‘Thanks For Making Events A Success’

OBA: ‘Thanks For Making Events A Success’

Shadow Home Affairs Minister Sylvan Richards has extended his thanks to everyone who made all the Cup Match events a success. Mr. Richards said, “This past Cup Match weekend was jam packed with various events and parties and I personally want to thank everyone who made each individual event a success.” Slideshow of attendees at the Cup Match... Read more of this article

Former Resident Publishes ‘Greenhouse 2065′

Former Resident Publishes ‘Greenhouse 2065′

A newly published book titled Greenhouse 2065: The Wave focuses on the future effects of global warming, written by an author that grew up in Bermuda and says he was inspired on the topic while working at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo. The book’s description says, “In 2035 an extraordinary meteorological event in Antarctica brings the world... Read more of this article

Town & Country Bermuda Fashion Spread

Town & Country Bermuda Fashion Spread

Young Hollywood heart-throbs Aisling Franciosi and Wolfgang Novogratz are featured in a major fashion spread shot in Bermuda at Town & Country magazine’s website. Irish-born Ms Franciosi has appeared in the TV shows The Fall and Game of Thrones and stars in the new movie The Nightingale, a historical drama. American Mr. Novogratz is known... Read more of this article

ABC Considers Bermuda Triangle TV Series

ABC Considers Bermuda Triangle TV Series

American TV network ABC is mulling whether a prime time adventure/fantasy Bermuda Triangle-themed show will make the ratings of competitors’ programming disappear. Announced in May, a stand-alone pilot episode of Triangle starring Mike Vogel is wrapping up production this week. Set in a a land lost in time which exists in the mythical area bounded... Read more of this article

Bermuda Caves Inspired Global Entertainment

Bermuda Caves Inspired Global Entertainment

Bermudian artist/writer Michael Frith, a longtime collaborator of Muppets maestro Jim Henson, has long credited the island’s Crystal Caves with providing the point of departure for Fraggle Rock, the beloved puppet TV series he co-created in 1983. But in a Smithsonian.com profile earlier this year, Mr. Frith said it wasn’t just the otherworldy... Read more of this article

Library To Screen NASA Documentary On Aug 13

Library To Screen NASA Documentary On Aug 13

Director Rory Kennedy’s acclaimed documentary Above and Beyond: NASA’s Journey To Tomorrow will be screened at the Bermuda National Library on August 13. Released theatrically in 2018 and shown on the Discovery Channel to mark the 60th anniversary of the US National Aeronautics & Space Administration, the film was described as “slick... Read more of this article