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"Saltwater Healing" by Bahamian poet Angelique V. Nixon will be launched on Sunday, February 3, 3 p.m. at Doongalik Studios, Village Road. In 18 snapshots, Nixon collages photographs, drawings and pieces from the Bahamian landscape and uses them alongside handwritten poetry to explore and understand difficult stories through the lens of the natural world.
The Stepping Stone Quilters Annual Quilt Show runs through Saturday, February 2, at Trinity Methodist Church, Frederick Street from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday - Saturday. For more information contact Maria Chisnall firstname.lastname@example.org or 359-2349.
"Creative Connect" monthly mixer on Monday, January 28, 7 p.m. at Popopstudios, Chippingham. This free social networking monthly mixer is hosted by The Bahamas Institute for Motion Pictures and The Bahamas Actors & Filmmakers Guild.
"Fix Ya Face" Open House on Thursday, January 31, 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the D'Aguilar Art Foundation, Virginia Street. For more information please call 322-2323 of 357-9263. Featuring 36 pieces that explore the human face through different styles and media, the show runs through January. To view please call 325-1957 or 322-2323 to make an appointment for Tuesdays and Thursdays between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
"Matters of the Heart" a Salus Project art exhibition opens on Wednesday, February 6 at 7 p.m. at the Ladder Gallery, New Providence Community Centre, Blake Road. The artwork will be donated to the Sassoon Foundation for a silent auction at the Heart Ball on February 16.
"Peace & Love: Writings on the Wall", an exhibition of recent work by Stan Burnside opens Thursday, February 14 6 p.m. at the Stan Burnside Gallery, Tower Heights, Eastern Road.
"Conceptual Movement" continues at the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB) with works from Popopstudios Junior Artists in Residence Yutavia George and Christina Darville. The exhibition is co-sponsored by The D'Aguilar Art Foundation and Antonius Roberts. For more information, visit www.nagb.org.bs, email email@example.com or call 328-5800/1.
"New Works" by artist Heino Schmid are on display at Popopstudios Art Gallery, 22 Howard St. Chippingham. The exhibition, which is being held to raise funds for Schmid's participation in the major international art fair, VOLTA NY 2013. This marks the first time that Popop Gallery has been accepted to participate in a major art fair.
"Nature's Blessings", a collection of floral paintings and Bahamian scenes by the late Josephine Marie Sherman continues at Doongalik Studios, 20 Village Road. The show closes on Monday, February 28. Hours at the gallery at #18 Village Road are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Saturday. For further information contact the gallery at 394-1886 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To commemorate the 46th anniversary of majority rule, a special Majority Rule Exhibition was opened on January 10 at The College of The Bahamas' (COB) Harry C. Moore Library and Information Centre. The exhibition can be viewed during library hours: Monday to Thursday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fridays 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. It will be on display until Thursday, January 31.
"Dieing To Be Beautiful: A Conversation Between A Mother And Son Through Photography After His Near Death Experience" continues at The Antonius Roberts Studio and Gallery at Hillside House, everyday except Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will be on display until Thursday, January 31. Hillside House also hosts a relaxing and welcoming Neighbourhood Coffee Morning every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Twice a month, they feature artists working in different disciplines leading demonstrations.
"Celebrating 40 years of Independence and Expression", the 2013 Colina Calendar Exhibition continues at the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB) with a showing and silent auction of the original calendar artwork. The "Expressions" art show runs at the NAGB through January.
"The Least of These" continues at the Ladder Gallery, located at the New Providence Community Centre, home of the New Providence Community Church, on Blake Road. Work by young artists is centered around HIV/AIDS awareness in commemoration of World AIDS Day Dec. 1. It will be on display until February.
NE6 'Kingdom Come' continues at the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas through April 7, 2013. Gallery hours: Tue. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Sun. noon - 4 p.m. Admission $5 adults; $3 students/seniors; children under 12 are free. This sixth national exhibition features the work of 49 local artists who have been asked to respond to the challenges of transitions (social, environmental, political etc.) in modern times. This exhibition will be on display until April 7. For more information, visit www.nagb.org.bs, email email@example.com or call 328-5800/1.
The Permanent Exhibition of the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas, displaying pieces under the theme "The Bahamian Landscape", continues this week at the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas. Gallery hours: Tue. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Sun. noon - 4 p.m. Admission $5 adults; $3 students/seniors; children under 12 are free. For more information, visit www.nagb.org.bs, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 328-5800/1.
Lectures and Readings
"Meet the Writer" hosted by The College of The Bahamas School of English Studies will feature Obediah Michael Smith and Nicolette Bethel. Smith's "Discovery Daze" and Bethel's "Lent/Elegies" will be launched at 6 p.m. on Monday, February 28 on the second floor of Chapter One Bookstore. It is free and open to the public.
Nassau Chamber Ensemble presents an evening of ethnic and contemporary music on Saturday, February 2, 6 p.m. at Jacaranda House, Parliament & East Hill Streets.
The hilarious comedy play "Election 2012: What Just Happened" is coming to the stage again, January 26 at the Bishop Michael Eldon Auditorium in Freeport at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 general admission, $25 at the door, and $30 preferred seating, $35 at the door. For tickets, reservations and inquiries, contact 351-6137, 351-6139 or 225-8254.
FRIENDS of the Environment hosts its traveling film festival in Treasure Cay at the Treasure Cay Community Center on Wednesday, January 30, 4 - 6 p.m. Featured films include "The Island President", "End of the Line" and "Habitat Conservation in Abaco". FRIENDS members are free, otherwise tickets are $10. Visit the FRIENDS website for more information or to see the trailers:www.friendsoftheenvironment.org.
Workshops and classes
Classes continue for Popopstudios ICVA's spring semester of six-week courses including: "The Art of Drawing" with Toby Lunn (Mondays 6-9 p.m.), "Functional Ceramics" with Katrina Cartwright (Wednesdays 10a.m.-1 p.m.) and "The Art of the Book" with Sonia Farmer (Tuesdays 6-9 p.m.). The semester runs from January 14 to February 23 and courses range from $240 to $255. For more information, visit www.popopstudios.com/programming/.
Islandz, having acquired Downtown Art Tours, offers its Islandz Gallery Hop tours, examining art spaces downtown on Saturdays. Tickets are $20 per person for the two-hour tour. For more information or to book tickets, call 601-7592 or visit Islandz online at www.islandzmarket.com.
Tru Bahamian food tours offers a "Bites of Nassau" food tasting and cultural walking tour to connect people with authentic local food items, stories and traditions behind the foods and the Bahamians that prepare and preserve them, through a hands-on, interactive, educational tour and culinary adventure. Tickets are $69 per person, $49 for children under 12. Tours are everyday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., starting at the British Colonial Hilton and ending at Tortuga Rum Cake Company. For more information, visit www.trubahamianfoodtours.com.
Saturday 30th November 2013 6:00 AM
BAF Walk/Run on Saturday November 30, 2013 Join in the worldwide celebrations of World AIDS Day on Sunday, December 1, 2013 and help us achieve the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) 2011-2015 Strategy theme “Getting to Zero: Zero new HIV infections, Zero discrimination, Zero AIDS-related deaths” by participating in our annual Fun Run Walk. Date: Saturday November 30, 2013 Start Time: 6:00am Place: Goodman’s Bay, West Bay Street Registration Fee: 14yrs and over $20; 13yrs and under $10 For more information contact Bahamas AIDS Foundation @ 325-9326 or email: email@example.com
Saturday 26th June 2010 7:00 PM
The AIDS Foundation of The Bahamas presents a Mid-Summer's White Party at The Balmoral Club. Donation: $150, includes drinks, food and entertainment. Start Time: June 26th at 7:00pm Where: The Balmoral Club For more information, contact 242-325-9326 For downloadable .pdf file click here
Saturday 1st December 2012 6:00 AM
The Bahamas AIDS Foundation world AIDS Day T-shirt Day November 30th, 2012 Fun Run Walk Saturday, December 1st, 2012/6:00am Course for run: Goodmans Bay to Super Value roundabout and back to goodman's bay course for walk: goodman's bay to starbucks roundabout and back to goodman's bay for further information and/or registration drop off contact the Bahamas AIDS Foundation, #14 delancy street, Nassau, Bahamas, phone: (242)325-9326, Fax: (242)325-9327 you can also call (242) 456-8684 or (242)376-6276. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org please make cheques payable to: The Bahamas AIDS Foundation.
Nassau, Bahamas - The Bahamas
AIDS Foundation is celebrating twenty-one years as an organization
committed to the fight against HIV/AIDS in The Bahamas. In recognition
of this milestone and to show our appreciation for sponsors, a
Presentation and Cocktail Reception will take place at Government House
on Wednesday, February 20th 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. During this
event, we will inform our patrons of our work throughout the years and
our current initiatives, as well as share our vision for 2013. We will
also take the opportunity to acknowledge and honour four longstanding
supporters of the work of the Bahamas AIDS Foundation...
Nassau, Bahamas - You're invited to the
18th Annual Red Ribbon Ball Removing the Mask Masquerade Ball Saturday,
November 12, 2011 at The Imperial Ballroom - Atlantis, Paradise Island.
Dress: Black Tie & Mask, Donation: $225. Presented by Colina in support of The Bahamas AIDS Foundation.
For more info...
Scotiabank Bahamas recently joined hands with The Bahamas AIDS Foundation
in hosting the 2011 Red Ribbon Ball. Hosted under the theme, 'I am Accepted,'
the Ball is the Foundation's single largest fund-raising initiative, now
in its seventeenth year. An annual supporter of the AIDS Foundation, Scotiabank
was an Executive Corporate Partner to this year's gala.
The Bank is a
dedicated partner to worldwide efforts at the local, regional, national
and international levels to reduce new HIV infections and minimize the
impact of the illness...
Arms deep in the event of the moment, Lady Camille Barnett zipped between stops along the trail of the AIDS Foundation's free testing day at the College of The Bahamas. At one stop students in jeans and T-shirts assembled in a line for registration. At another, they sat in rows waiting for either mandatory pre-counseling or for the actual test.
When Barnett was not assisting her team members at a station, she was gently ushering students from one spot to another.
The work of a Bahamas AIDS Foundation president is never done.
Yet the task is one Barnett, the current president, took on eight years ago, knowing that there would be challenges.
"I knew there were going to be challenges and ...
the One Eleuthera Foundation (1E), Cancer Society of Eleuthera (CSE), Family
Medicine Center (FMC) and other partners, will make history as they host Eleuthera's
Health and Wellness Symposium
with the guiding theme
The Pathway to Wellness,
Reversing the trends.
According to the
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) progressively more deaths in The
Bahamas are resulting from Chronic Non Communicable Diseases (CNCD) such as
AIDS and AIDS-related complex, accidents, violence and poisonings; HIV/AIDS having
the highest incident rate. In most instances these NCDs are either manageable and/or
preventable. Rising health care expenses in conjunction with these vicissitudes
demonstrate the importance of including health education and promotion in the
health care system...