Entertainment

Commission supports privatization of Road Fever Street Parade

April 15, 2016

The Bahamas National Festival Commission (BNFC) is pleased that the Bahamas Carnival Band Owners Association is considering privatising the Road Fever Parade.

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Carnival comes to Taino Beach

April 15, 2016

BAHAMAS Junkanoo Carnival 2016 kicks off in style this evening at Taino Beach, with an aerobatic fly-in complete with parachute jumpers who will deliver the Bahamian flag for the official opening ceremony at the Cultural Village.

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Carnival band group seeks to stage own parade in row

April 15, 2016

THE Bahamas Carnival Band Owners Association is demanding a permit to host its own street parade during Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival after it said the Bahamas National Festival Commission granted a group permission to participate in the Road Fever Parade without proper certification.

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Turnquest: Carnival road march planning flawed

April 15, 2016

The "boycott" of this year's Junkanoo Carnival Road Fever event by band owners will only "create confusion" among revelers and could even sway them against participating in the parade, according to Free National Movement deputy leader Peter Turnquest

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Carnival bands to 'boycott' Road Fever

April 15, 2016

Carnival bands are "boycotting" this year's Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Road Fever event, according to Bahamas Carnival Band Owners Association President Dario Tirelli.

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From the screen to the stage

April 15, 2016

Award-winning filmmaker Kareem Mortimer mixed things up this week, when he opened "Clybourne Park" at The Dundas Centre for Performing Arts.

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Are you ready for some BBQ

April 14, 2016

Come rain or shine the stage is set for the 4th Annual Smokiní Hot BBQ Competition at which defending champions Da Snapper Crew (DSC) and inaugural competition winner Bahama BarB King will be looking to add additional titles and bragging rights to their portfolios with their return in search of another victory. And a portion of the approximate $2,450 prize purse wonít hurt either.

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A celebration of health in body, mind and spirit

April 14, 2016

The Green Earth Festival (GEF), a celebration of health in body, mind and spirit, also provides opportunities for learning, sharing and growing. And if a better life is what you're after, GEF is the place to be.

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Get in formation: Ten people to win tickets to see Beyonce in Miami courtesy of Hot 91.7 FM

April 14, 2016

She's one of the most dynamic and engaged concert performers who sings songs that are full of joy and empowerment, with a voice that even detractors recognize as both a technical and emotional wonder.

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Elsa, Olaf, Anna and Sven come to town

April 14, 2016

Phenomenon -- that's the best word to sum up Disney's "Frozen." Children belt out the tunes at the top of their lungs.

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Carnival coincides with return of air show

April 14, 2016

THE Grand Bahama Air Show, which returns to the island after more than 70 years this weekend, is expected to thrill spectators as some of the world's best aviators take to the skies with daring aerobatic stunts and low-flying maneuvers at Taino Beach.

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Seeing the Picture- New Paint & Sip Studio Opens in Sandyport

April 13, 2016

Local residents and tourists alike now have a new outlet to express themselves with the opening of the Big Picture Paint & Sip Studio.

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PM defends carnival spending

April 13, 2016

Prime Minister Perry Christie dismissed the criticism over capital spending on Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival and insisted that the festival will have a "significant impact" on the economy.

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Excitement builds as Grand Bahama Air Show nears

April 13, 2016

Momentum and excitement build as the historic Grand Bahama Air Show nears.
The air show, featuring aerobatic, low-flying maneuvers, is scheduled to take place, April 15-16, at Taino Beach on Grand Bahama.

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Big Picture Paint Sip Studio opens in Sandyport

April 13, 2016

Local residents and tourists alike now have a new outlet to express themselves with the opening of the Big Picture Paint & Sip Studio.

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Bahamian Culture Show Closed IDB Meetings in Grand Style

April 12, 2016

Bahamian culture at its best was on full display during the Closing Reception of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank and the 31st Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Inter-American Investment Corporation.

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Bahamian Locales, Entertainers showcased their talents at IDB-IIC Meetings

April 12, 2016

Bahamian musicians and entertainers received a unique opportunity to showcase their talents at a number of locales and before the representatives of nearly 50 countries, during the 57th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Boards of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the 31st for the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), April 7-10, 2016.

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100 JAMZ to hold block party ahead of Carnival festivities

April 12, 2016

100 JAMZ radio will host a "Block Party" with the Bahamas National Festival Commission on Wednesday in Freeport, Grand Bahama, one of many events to take place from now until Friday in anticipation of this weekend's Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival festivities.

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Pretty Brown Girl Club 14 to host third annual mother-daughter conference

April 11, 2016

Do you ever wonder who really runs the world? Pretty Brown Girl Club #14 is ready to answer that question at the club's third annual mother-daughter conference under the theme, "Who runs the world... Girls!"

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Once again, disappointment at selection of foreign headliners

April 11, 2016

Bahamian entertainer Kirkland "KB" Bodie said he will not support Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival this year and predicted the festival will fail because the government is "making the same mistakes it made during the inaugural event".

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