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Music Review: Soul Sundays At Buna Gallery

Music Review: Soul Sundays At Buna Gallery

[Written by Dale Butler] The music and hospitality foundation has been firmly laid at The Buna Gallery and Coffee House, 30 Main Road, Sandys Parish. The word has spread. So, selling tickets in accordance with strict Covid regulations has not been difficult. Although the original schedule was changed, the seamless transition to The Kings Band was a... Read more of this article

Review: “Buna Tea Tuesday” At Buna Gallery

Review: “Buna Tea Tuesday” At Buna Gallery

[Written by Dale Butler] The Buna Gallery and Coffee House is very quickly becoming the culture centre of the Hog Bay level area only eclipsed by the National Museum in Dockyard. Every table was taken by enthusiastic patrons for the first Buna Tea Tuesday, featuring Dos Amigos [Wendell “Shine” Hayward and Keible Hart] and a bonus presentation of... Read more of this article

Review: United Dance Productions Recital

Review: United Dance Productions Recital

[Written by Dale Butler] United Dance Productions Artistic Director, Suzette Harvey, students and staff can relax after two great evenings of outstanding dance at The Berkeley Institute. The theme, “Tryin’ Times,” was made popular by American singer Roberta Flack, who performed at our own Jazz Festival. The catchy bass line set the tone when it... Read more of this article

Music Review: “Reflections Of Hymn” Concert

Music Review: “Reflections Of Hymn” Concert

[Written by Dale Butler] This musical event featuring professionals, church members and children broke the book of superlatives: impressive, momentous, awesome and stellar. At its conclusion my sinuses were clear, my leg ceased hurting, my spirit was revived, my energy restored and I felt as though I had conquered the world. Where do I start? I would... Read more of this article

Review:  Quality Kitchen At The Leopards’ Club

Review: Quality Kitchen At The Leopards’ Club

[Written by Dale Butler] A few days ago I introduced this new feature with a description of the history and boundaries of the area, in question, sometimes called “Back-A-Tarn”, but as a long-time resident we call it the heartbeat of Hamilton. My first restaurant review this week is Quality Kitchen, at 12 Brunswick Street. Tucked away, just a stone’s... Read more of this article

Review: “The Heartbeat Of Hamilton”

Review: “The Heartbeat Of Hamilton”

[Written by Dale Butler] New life is being breathed into the North East Hamilton zone by the Government, residents and merchants. Khalid Wasi was the forerunner of rejuvenating this area. He would be very proud to see his dream slowly materialize. Historically, it’s seen as an area established for the black working class who arrived from the West... Read more of this article

Review: Buna Gallery And Coffee House

Review: Buna Gallery And Coffee House

[Written by Dale Butler] If you go looking for the legendary Junius Burrows Plumbing company at 30 Main Road, Sandys, you will not find it. It is now the Buna Gallery and Coffee House. After months of extensive renovations, Dr. Dana Zhyon Selassie, owner/manager, has transformed this Sandys landmark into a facility that will excite you and make this... Read more of this article

Darn D Road Music Festival Ends Tomorrow

Darn D Road Music Festival Ends Tomorrow

[Written by Dale Butler] The Darn D Road Music Celebration Festival, organised by Atlantic Publishing House to highlight local musicians, will end on Saturday, July 10th with performances from John Burch an original Bermuda Stroller and ‘The Empress of Song’ June Caisey. During its seven week reign, the following entertainers were recognised... Read more of this article

Musical Review: The Tino Martinez Quintet

Musical Review: The Tino Martinez Quintet

[Written by Dale Butler] On Saturday, June 26th, under new Covid regulations, The Tino Martinez Quintet comet struck the Blue Waters Anglers’ Club on East Broadway with a ball of fire that excited two packed sessions with a variety of new songs that moved away from the traditional Bird, Miles, Monk, Coltrane and Ghandi Burgess genre of well-known... Read more of this article

Review: Mike Hind And The Limestones

Review: Mike Hind And The Limestones

[Written by Dale Butler] Docksiders Pub and Restaurant have gained a solid reputation over the years for friendly service, great food with good prices, and live broadcasting of sports events that draw large crowds adorned in their team colours and dress. With Covid regulations relaxed because of the vast improvements made, their famous Wednesday Night... Read more of this article

Review: Luncheon At The Prospect Room

Review: Luncheon At The Prospect Room

[Written by Dale Butler] The six-week 11.00am and 1.00pm Culinary Arts Luncheon, revived at the Bermuda College, sold out in one day, highlighting the strong foundation formed over the years. Hostess L’Tanya Roberts, Dean of Business, Hospitality and Technical Education, was on hand to ensure that all COVID-19 protocols were followed when she welcomed... Read more of this article

Review: ‘Friday Night Live!’ Comedy At The Loft

Review: ‘Friday Night Live!’ Comedy At The Loft

[Written by Dale Butler] Shakespeare: Twelfth Night, Act 3; Scene 2: Maria: “If you desire the spleen, and will laugh yourselves into stitches, follow me.” The Loft on the third floor of The Emporium Building at 69 Front Street was the ideal venue for a night of adult comedy from veterans and a newcomer who are mischievous just like the Musketeers.... Read more of this article

Review: Rhythm & Dine Dinner At Coco Reef

Review: Rhythm & Dine Dinner At Coco Reef

[Written by Dale Butler] There were so many pluses about this event that it can only be given the title par excellence from the initial greeting by General Manager Rehanna Palumbo, who has a reputation for friendliness and standards, to the heavenly and pristine paradise setting of Coco Reef, where the live music and dinner showcase took place around... Read more of this article