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Singer Twanee Wins Audition with Interscope

Singer Twanee Wins Audition with Interscope

Bermudian singer TwanĂ©e Butterfield’s rendition of Etta James “At Last” has won her a spot to perform at the Interscope Records Showcase this coming Saturday April 3rd. Interscope is one of the most prestigious record labels, with a roster including some of biggest the music stars such as the Black Eyed Peas, Blink-182, Eminem, Gwen... Read more of this article

Int. Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Int. Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Today Bermuda celebrated the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. The event is observed annually in many countries worldwide, normally on March 21st. The day was chosen in remembrance of the 1960 ‘Sharpeville Massacre‘, when people gathered to peacefully protest and apartheid-era South African police opened fire... Read more of this article

Report: Embezzler Given Government Grant

Report: Embezzler Given Government Grant

The $100,000 Cultural Legacy Fund Awards are riddled in controversy after a report that one of the recipients is a man who defrauded the Government of almost $2 million dollars. The awards are given by the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs in order to promote Bermudian culture. Ten groups received funds, and in reference to the one in question... Read more of this article

Submit: Bermuda Anthology of Poetry II

Submit: Bermuda Anthology of Poetry II

The Bermuda Department of Community and Cultural Affairs is accepting submissions for the second ‘Bermuda Anthology of Poetry’. The deadline for submissions is April 2, and entry is restricted to Bermudians or Bermuda residents. The first anthology, a 132 page collection of poems from 34 Bermudian writers, was launched on December 10, 2006.... Read more of this article

Ten Groups Awarded $100,000 in Grants

Ten Groups Awarded $100,000 in Grants

Ten Bermudian groups have received financial grants totaling $100,000 from the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs. This is the first year these specific grants have been awarded. In the 2010/11 budget, the amount allocated for this program rose to $200,000. The Cultural Legacy Fund was announced in October of last year, with $100,000 was allocated... Read more of this article