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Book Offers Personal History Of Bermuda

Book Offers Personal History Of Bermuda

A book released earlier this year promises to guide readers “through Bermuda from the 60′s right through to 2014″ through the author’s eyes and experiences, providing a personal modern history of the island. The book, titled The Light Switch: As the Light Turns, Things Change was written by Angela R B Browne, with illustrations... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Dr. E.F. Gordon Remembered

Photos & Video: Dr. E.F. Gordon Remembered

Imagine Bermuda, in collaboration with the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs and the Chewstick Foundation, hosted a celebration of the 120th anniversary of the birth of national hero Dr. E.F Gordon on Friday [Mar 20] in front of City Hall in Hamilton. The program at City Hall included presentations, music, and spoken word by students from... Read more of this article

Imagine Bermuda To Celebrate Dr E.F. Gordon

Imagine Bermuda To Celebrate Dr E.F. Gordon

Imagine Bermuda, in collaboration with the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs and the Chewstick Foundation, is getting set to present a celebration of the 120th anniversary of the birth of national hero Dr. E.F Gordon on Friday [Mar 20] at City Hall between 12.00pm and 1.00pm. The program at City Hall will include presentations, music, and... Read more of this article

Exhibit To Highlight Bermuda’s ‘History In Hats’

Exhibit To Highlight Bermuda’s ‘History In Hats’

Artists Donna Pink and Ronnie Chameau are getting set to present ‘Our History in Hats,’ an exhibit that shows off the many styles of head wear that have been popular in Bermuda over the past three centuries. The exhibit was previously featured at the Bermuda Society of Arts in June 2014. The artists have recreated hat styles that were worn by women... Read more of this article

“Healing History” & “Everything We Should Be”

“Healing History” & “Everything We Should Be”

Mwalimu Melodye Micëre Van Putten is celebrating the fruits of her labour this weekend in film and dramatic presentation. Healing History: The Documentary premiers at Liberty Theatre on Friday, March 20th at 6 pm as part of the Bermuda International Film Festival’s Onion Patch package of short Bermuda films. Everything We Should Be, featuring Van... Read more of this article

BuzzFeed Features Island’s Unfinished Church

BuzzFeed Features Island’s Unfinished Church

Popular social trend website BuzzFeed has featured St. George’s historic Unfinished Church in a post titled “The 28 Most Beautiful Abandoned Churches Around The World,” calling the properties “hauntingly gorgeous.” Other churches featured on the list include structures in Russia, Maui, Ireland, Italy, the United States,... Read more of this article

150 Year Old Wine Uncorked At Charleston Event

150 Year Old Wine Uncorked At Charleston Event

A wine bottle recovered from the 1864 wreck of the Civil War blockade runner Mary-Celestia was opened on Friday [Mar 6] at the Charleston Wine + Food Festival in South Carolina, with the reviews of the 150-year-old wine including the terms “sulfur bouquet with distinct notes of saltwater and gasoline” and “a mixture of day old crab water with... Read more of this article

BEPRO To Host Black History Month Lunch

BEPRO To Host Black History Month Lunch

Bermuda’s Emerging Professionals [BEPRO] invites all to attend its second annual Black History Month Lunch and Learn themed “Honouring the Past, Inspiring the Future,” on Thursday February 26, 2015. “Leaders of Bermuda’s political, cultural and human rights arenas will be centre stage at the lunchtime event, to be held on the third floor... Read more of this article

Historical Video: A Look Around Bermuda In 1967

Historical Video: A Look Around Bermuda In 1967

Take a step back in time with this video, which spends a full 30 minutes showing off Bermuda in 1967, with the footage including a look at scenes from around the island. Opening with aerial shots as visitors presumably make their way to Bermuda, the footage includes views of the City of Hamilton, island hotels, and other sights sure to be scene by visitors... Read more of this article

ADHT Bermuda To Host Remembrance Activities

ADHT Bermuda To Host Remembrance Activities

During the week of 22nd – 28th March 2015, the African Diaspora Heritage Trail [ADHT] Bermuda Foundation will host its annual series of events in commemoration of the United Nations International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Slavery & the Transatlantic Slave Trade. A spokesperson said, “The International Day of Remembrance was adopted... Read more of this article


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