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Photos: 60th Anniversary Of Theatre Boycott

Photos: 60th Anniversary Of Theatre Boycott

[Written by Glenn Fubler] On Friday, June 14th – Freedom Friday – a diverse gathering of 150 or so, took place in City Hall’s Earl Cameron Theatre, for sixty minutes, in Celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Theatre Boycott. The appropriateness of the venue was noted, as it’s only ‘yards’ away from ‘ground zero’ during June 1959. The... Read more of this article

Bermudians & The First Age Of Revolution Talk

Bermudians & The First Age Of Revolution Talk

The latest installment of the Department of Community and Cultural Affair’s Bermudian Heartbeats lecture series – a joint event in partnership with the National Museum of Bermuda and the Bermuda College – saw historians Dr. Clarence Maxwell, Dr. Theodore Francis II and Alexandra Mairs-Kessler share the research for their new book Prudent Rebels:... Read more of this article

Dr C.A. Smith Commemorative Celebration

Dr C.A. Smith Commemorative Celebration

On Sunday [June 9], an event will take place in order to honour Dr. C.A. Smith and his contributions to the island. The event poster says, “Dr. C.A. Smith aka Pop Pop. Lived a life full of heart & integrity. His tenacity in a segregated Bermuda helped pave the way for other black doctors on island. “After overcoming insurmountable obstacles,... Read more of this article

‘Bermudians & The First Age Of Revolution’

‘Bermudians & The First Age Of Revolution’

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs, Government of Bermuda and National Museum of Bermuda Press have recently launched a new publication, Prudent Rebels: Bermudians and the First Age of Revolution [1774-1849] by renowned Bermudian historian Dr. Clarence Maxwell, with contributions from Bermudian Dr. Theodore Francis II and Alexandra Mairs-Kessler. “Prudent... Read more of this article

3 Hour Video: ‘The Pitt Report 41 Years Later’

3 Hour Video: ‘The Pitt Report 41 Years Later’

A Panel Discussion is being held this evening [May 30] on “The Pitt Report 41 years later: How far have we come?,” and the panelists include Laverne Furbert, Cordell Riley, Rolfe Commissiong, Phil Perinchief, Alex Scott and John Barritt. A spokesperson previously said, “Former Premier Alex Scott, will join a dynamic panel discussion this... Read more of this article

Panel Discussion: The Pitt Report 41 Years Later

Panel Discussion: The Pitt Report 41 Years Later

This Thursday [May 30] a Panel Discussion will be held on ‘The Pitt Report, 41 Years Later,’ with the panelists to include Laverne Furbert, Cordell Riley, Rolfe Commissiong, Phil Perinchief, Alex Scott and John Barritt. A spokesperson said, “Former Premier Alex Scott, will join a dynamic panel discussion this Thursday, May, 30th at a public... Read more of this article

100 Year Anniversary Of Aviation In Bermuda

100 Year Anniversary Of Aviation In Bermuda

Today marks 100 years since the first airplane took-off and flew over the island of Bermuda, a momentous occasion that paved the way for the daily flights that come into and out of the island. To celebrate this milestone the Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority, who are responsible for the regulation and safety oversight of aviation in Bermuda spoke to... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Onion Day At Carter House

Photos: Bermuda Onion Day At Carter House

Bermuda Onion Day was celebrated on Saturday afternoon [May 18] at Carter House in St. David’s, with people gathering to learn more about the onion and how it tied in with the island’s early settlers. Attendees took time out to enjoy the historical replica house, and chat while enjoying a variety of St. David’s onion dishes including the... Read more of this article

Dr C.A. Smith Commemorative Celebration

Dr C.A. Smith Commemorative Celebration

On Sunday, June 9, an event will take place in order to honour Dr. C.A. Smith and his contributions to the island, “along with a moment to honour loved ones gone and cherishing the present.” The event will be held at 55 Court Street from 5.00pm to 9.00pm. Included will be guest speakers, the Dr. C.A. Smith building reveal, music by Working... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Celebrate World Heritage Day

Bermuda To Celebrate World Heritage Day

Tomorrow, 18th April, Bermuda will join 31 other UK UNESCO World Heritage Sites and many more such sites around the globe in recognizing World Heritage Day. “And against the backdrop of the devastating fire which consumed much of the historical Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai in Paris, the importance of preserving such significant cultural sites... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Service Honours Pilot Darrell

Photos & Video: Service Honours Pilot Darrell

[Updated with photos] A Commemorative Service for Pilot James Darrell is taking place this evening [April 13] and you can tune in live below. In describing the event, St Peter’s Church said, “Pilot James [Jemmy] Darrell, one of the first King’s Pilots in Bermuda, died 12 April, 1815 and a commemorative service is held annually at his... Read more of this article

‘Further Essays on Bermuda’s History’ Released

‘Further Essays on Bermuda’s History’ Released

Local author Jonathan Land Evans has released his latest book, titled ‘Further Essays on Bermuda’s History’, the latest entry in his ongoing series covering the island’s history. The author said, My latest book, Further Essays on Bermuda’s History, is now available for purchase through the bookstore section of Lulu.com, which... Read more of this article

CURB Supports Statue To Honour Mary Prince

CURB Supports Statue To Honour Mary Prince

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] said they support the efforts to create a statue honouring Bermuda’s National Hero Mary Prince, adding that they encourage the Ministry to ensure the statue is located in a central and wheelchair accessible site A spokesperson said, “CURB wishes to support Minister Lovitto Foggo on leading the efforts... Read more of this article