Entertainment

A rare chance to see Mercury pass across the face of the Sun

May 10, 2016

LOCAL astronomy enthusiast Dr David Sands yesterday introduced dozens of Bahamians to one of the rarest astronomical occurrences - a Mercury transit across the face of the sun.

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Baark's Carnival Night Raises $30,000!

May 10, 2016

More than 150 guests attended the second annual Carnival Night Fundraiser for local charity Baark! (Bahamas Alliance for Animal Rights and Kindness) held at 1er Cru on Saturday, April 30th.

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BTC Congratulates Music Masters Winners

May 10, 2016

The top ten Music Masters Finalists, all mounted the stage for their final performance on Friday evening, with hopes of clenching the $20,000 grand prize and bragging rights.

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Fort Charlotte upgrades to improve access and activities at historic site

May 10, 2016

The access point to Fort Charlotte is getting a major facelift as the historic site ramps up programs and activities in time for peak summer traffic.

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Renovations begin to access at Fort Charlotte

May 10, 2016

ACCESS to Fort Charlotte is receiving a major facelift as the historic site ramps up programmes and activities in time for its peak summer traffic.

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Road fever heats up the streets

May 09, 2016

THE Fetish Junkanoo Carnival Company was crowned the winner of the second annual Road Fever Parade, which was hailed as "a step in the right direction" despite being marred by delays and confusion throughout Saturday afternoon.

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Carnival is a 'win-win'

May 09, 2016

AS thousands danced to the music of carnival on Friday night, Prime Minister Perry Christie beamed at the “success” of the event, saying it is a “win-win” for The Bahamas.

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Fate of carnival linked to the election

May 09, 2016

The second Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival is over. Many are still recovering after a weekend of frolicking. This will be an unproductive week for hardcore revelers. Many only took in a few hours of sleep between Thursday and Sunday, with more liquor than water to sustain them.

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Scenes from Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival 2016

May 09, 2016

Scenes from Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival 2016 at ‘Da Cultural Village,’ Arawak Cay: Music Masters Winners – Fanshawn (winner), Sammi Starr (second), and Lady E (third).

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Christie: Carnival is here for good

May 09, 2016

Expressing confidence of Bahamian buy-in to Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival, Prime Minister Perry Christie said while the event is a work in progress, it will get better every year and is poised to be a "big event" that will benefit the Bahamians people "mightily".

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Urban Renewal Pre- Mother's Day Luncheon & Fashion Show for Seniors

May 09, 2016

The Urban Renewal Commission held a Pre-Mother’s Day Luncheon & Fashion Show for Seniors at St. Joseph’s Parish Church Hall, Boyd Road, on Saturday, May 7, 2016.

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Wilchcombe threatens legal action over postponed festival

May 09, 2016

Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe said he is disappointed that "distinguished men" have failed to live up to their obligations to put on the Caribbean Muzik Festival and he threatened to take legal action against them if they do not soon stage the event.

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Minnis insists Road Fever disrespectful to church

May 07, 2016

The Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Road Fever parade is "disrespectful" to the Seventh Day Adventist church, according to Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis.

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Let the Carnival begin

May 06, 2016

THE second installment of Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival is being dubbed a “fusion of global sounds”, as a combination of local and international performers are set to “up the vibe” during tonight’s Music Masters concert.

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Dazzle of Colour at Carnival's Cultural Village

May 06, 2016

Dozens of food, beverage, and souvenir stalls presented a wild dazzle of colour in ‘Da Cultural Village’ for visitors at Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival on opening day, May 5, at Arawak Cay.

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Keanu is for the most part enjoyable, but diminished expectations would probably be useful

May 06, 2016

Forget "Year of the Monkey"! 2016 is shaping up to be a "Year of Overhype"

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A seriously funny hypnosis show

May 06, 2016

Dale K has "hypnotized" over 100,000 people in 20 countries over two decades, and will be adding to that number when he returns to the Atlantis for two shows later this month.

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Legendary drummers 'Peanuts' Taylor and 'Chippie' Chipman to be honored

May 06, 2016

Legendary drummers John Berkely "Peanuts" Taylor and John "Chippie" Chipman will be honored as Cultural Legacy Committee, a group committed to promoting the Bahamian legacy, and its talented performers, repeat its production of "Culture 101: Celebrating our Bahamian Icons" -- a musical play that highlights the dance, drama and music of prior years, from the 1900s to the 1960s.

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And the music master is ...

May 06, 2016

Sammi Starr is hoping his song "Second Time Around" produces another winning result at the second Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival's Music Masters Song Competition.

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Solomon's celebrates moms at gardening and fashion event

May 06, 2016

This Saturday, flowers and fashion will collide during the "For Mom With Love 2016: Gardening & Fashion Show" at Solomon's Super Center on the East West Highway.

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