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Videos: Bermudian Jo-1 Shines Internationally

Videos: Bermudian Jo-1 Shines Internationally

[Written by Patrick Bean] No stranger to stage, video, or fame, Bermudian performing artist Joanne Ball-Burgess continues to enliven all genres with her eclectic mix of music, dance, and dramatic foreplay beyond the island shores of her birth toward the international arena from her new base of operations in Kenya. Also affectionately known as Jo-1,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Festival Stage Competition Finalists

Bermuda Festival Stage Competition Finalists

The 44th annual Bermuda Festival has announced the contestants who will take part in the second annual On Stage Competition, which is set for February 6. Executive Director T.J. Armand said, “Once again, we were blown away by the many talents of Bermudian youth and it was a difficult decision-making process to determine the finalists. I would like... Read more of this article

St Paul AME Church To Host Christmas Concert

St Paul AME Church To Host Christmas Concert

The Choir of St. Paul A.M.E. Church is getting set to present their annual Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 16 at 6.00pm in the Sanctuary. The event will feature guest soloists and students from the Bermuda School of Music. Tickets are $35 for patrons and $25 for general admission and are available from the Church Office at 59 Victoria Street in... Read more of this article

Hollis To Audition For ‘The Voice’ Next Month

Hollis To Audition For ‘The Voice’ Next Month

[Written by Don Burgess] A Bermudian man travels to the US next month to audition for ‘The Voice.’ Nkosi Hollis tweeted that he has “so many emotions bottled up inside” as he is set for to try out for the NBC singing show.In November he was contacted by one of the programme’s casting directors after she saw his cover of Sam Smith’s... Read more of this article

15-Year-Old Musician Helps Mark WWI Centenary

15-Year-Old Musician Helps Mark WWI Centenary

As the world celebrated the centenary observance marking the end of the first World War on November 11th, the traditional sounds of ‘Last Post’ and ‘Reveille’ rang out also in Bermuda, the notes commemorating the millions of people that perished during both WWI and WWII. The person tasked with the honour of playing the poignant... Read more of this article

Bermuda School Of Music’s ‘Joy To The World’

Bermuda School Of Music’s ‘Joy To The World’

The Bermuda School of Music is getting set to present an event titled ‘Joy To The World’ featuring the Bermuda Chamber Choir & Orchestra with The Bermuda School of Music Youth Choir on Friday, December 14 at 7.30pm and Saturday, December 15 at 7.30pm at St. John’s Church in Pembroke. A spokesperson said, “Featuring timeless... Read more of this article

‘Bermuda Cat Tales’ Book Supporting Charity

‘Bermuda Cat Tales’ Book Supporting Charity

A book titled Bermuda Cat Tales, written by Val Sherwood and featuring illustrations by local artist Michelle G. Pasquin features a number of true stories, with part proceeds going to support the charity Cats Assistance & Trapping Services [CATS]. A spokesperson said, “These are all true stories, and one of Val’s cats, Tucker Man, has released... Read more of this article

Rance Allen Group Dinner Concert On Nov 24

Rance Allen Group Dinner Concert On Nov 24

The Spiritual Connotations local Bermuda radio show is getting set to present The Rance Allen Group Dinner Concert and Bishops Awards Event at the Fairmont Southampton’s Mid Ocean Amphitheatre on Saturday, November 24 at 6.00pm. A spokesperson said, “The night will consist of a musical selection by the world famous gospel group, The Rance... Read more of this article

Nkosi Hollis Singing His Way To Success

Nkosi Hollis Singing His Way To Success

[Written by Don Burgess] Could a Bermudian man end up being “The Voice?” Nkosi Hollis hopes so. Mr Hollis said he has been asked to come in for an audition next year for a chance to appear on the popular singing contest which airs on NBC television. He was contacted last Friday by one of the show’s casting directors about the opportunity. “I... Read more of this article

Dr Neil Burnie Foundation Fundraiser On Nov 23

Dr Neil Burnie Foundation Fundraiser On Nov 23

The fourth annual Neil Burnie Foundation Fundraiseris set to take place on Friday [Nov 23] at Docksiders. A spokesperson said, “The fourth Annual Dr. Neil Burnie Foundation Fundraiser is upon us again. Come on out on November 23 at Docksiders to hear what we’ve been up to this year. Learn about Kids On The Reef, hear some awesome live music, and... Read more of this article

Photos: Premier’s Concert Features Local Talent

Photos: Premier’s Concert Features Local Talent

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs held its 34th Premier’s Concert on Saturday evening [Nov 17] at the Ruth Seaton James Centre for the Performing Arts. The annual event highlighted outstanding young people in the performing and visual arts. The featured acts incluced United Dance Productions, Ross and Gareth Cooper, Xela Swan, Naphisa... Read more of this article

Rance Allen Dinner Concert & Bishop’s Awards

Rance Allen Dinner Concert & Bishop’s Awards

Spiritual Connotations Local Bermuda Radio Show is getting set to present The Rance Allen Group Dinner Concert and Bishops Awards Event on November 24. A spokesperson said, “This is a family friendly dinner event where all are welcome. It takes place at The Fairmont Southampton – Mid Ocean Amphitheatre on Saturday November 24th at 6.00pm. The... Read more of this article

Premier’s Concert Takes Place This Weekend

Premier’s Concert Takes Place This Weekend

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs is inviting members of the public to join them at the 34th Premier’s Concert this Saturday, November 17th at 7pm at the Ruth Seaton James Centre for the Performing Arts. The much-anticipated annual event features outstanding young people in the performing and visual arts – from dancers, to... Read more of this article