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Official Bahamas Tokyo Team Named
Official Bahamas Tokyo Team Named

July 26, 2021

A total of 14 members will represent The Bahamas in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
Team 242 consists of both track and field and swimming categories.

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'Sizzle' heats up The Cove
'Sizzle' heats up The Cove

July 23, 2021

It was a celebration of Bahamian culture and independence, as guests of The Cove at Atlantis relaxed, dined, shopped and luxuriated in "Sizzle" style on July 10th.

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JWB at Margaritaville Beach Resort hosts first intimate wine pairing dinner
JWB at Margaritaville Beach Resort hosts first intimate wine pairing dinner

July 23, 2021

As more public spaces open in The Bahamas, JWB Prime Steak & Seafood restaurant, named after Jimmy W. Buffet and located in the Margaritaville Beach Resort, was a welcome outing for a wine pairing dinner.

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Shark Week episode to feature New Providence
Shark Week episode to feature New Providence

July 21, 2021

South-west New Providence will feature heavily in a Shark Week episode set to be screened during the second week in July, reaching potentially up to 88m homes in 224 countries.

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Her Majesty's day of thanks
Her Majesty's day of thanks

July 20, 2021

TWENTY-SIX Bahamians were recognised during a ceremony at Baha Mar yesterday with Queen Elizabeth II's New Year's and Birthday Honours for their contributions to national development.

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Independence celebrations get underway in Grand Bahama
Independence celebrations get underway in Grand Bahama

July 09, 2021

THE 48th Bahamas Independence anniversary celebrations kicked off on Friday, with flag-raising ceremonies throughout the island of Grand Bahama and a display of national colours and pride.

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Dave Stewart Love's Coming Back
Dave Stewart Love's Coming Back

July 09, 2021

The lyrics say it as plainly as can be - "Oh the simple things Not so simple anymore Taking things for granted Anything we wanted love's coming back" - that is the message Dave Stewart of the Grammy winning Eurythmics was moved to write and produce in a special song aptly titled "Love's Coming Back" featuring the vocals of Bahamian artist, Dayonna Brown.

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Artists to stage independence showcase
Artists to stage independence showcase

July 09, 2021

AFTER some backlash, officials have scheduled a two-day event at the end of the month to showcase performances by local artists in celebration of the country’s independence, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Iram Lewis announced yesterday.

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Beneath the Waves, Shark Week Crew Filming in Nassau with Stuart Cove Dive
Beneath the Waves, Shark Week Crew Filming in Nassau with Stuart Cove Dive

July 07, 2021

Beneath the Waves, Shark Week Crew Filming in Nassau with Stuart Cove Dive, Country superstar Brad Paisley playing for the science underlying stunner Stuart Cove’s 33rd year with famous show, son Travis following in footsteps with role in this year’s Bahamas episode.

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Lewis to meet artists over Independence row
Lewis to meet artists over Independence row

July 06, 2021

AFTER concerns were raised by several Bahamian performers about this year's Independence Day celebration, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Iram Lewis said he plans to meet with local artists to address their issues.

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Local Teenager Ameir Debuts a Megastars-Produced EP
Local Teenager Ameir Debuts a Megastars-Produced EP

July 05, 2021

Eighteen-year-old Bahamian talent, Ameir, a former Queens College student and recent graduate of Walnut Hill School for the Arts, has released his debut digital extended play album, (EP) “7teen,” on Apple Music, Spotify, and other streaming music platforms.

The EP was produced by Grammy-winning, Detroit producers Herschel Boone and Luis Resto (best known for his work with Eminem), and mixed and mastered by Benny Ibarra, the celebrated musician and actor from Mexico. Ameir is grateful to them for their support and expertise in the enhancement of what started as his high school senior project.

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Independence plan strikes wrong note
Independence plan strikes wrong note

July 05, 2021

SOME Bahamian performers are upset over plans for this year's Independence Day celebration, which allegedly leaves out a mixture of top local secular acts in favour of a Christian theme.

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Caribbean Artists And TikTok Influencers Join Forces To Communicate Hurricane Season
Caribbean Artists And TikTok Influencers Join Forces To Communicate Hurricane Season

June 29, 2021

TikTok Influencers, top West Indian cricketers and music stars are joining arms as the new “Disaster Fighters,” a team of influential figures, to disseminate informational messages on fighting the impact of hurricanes, volcanic eruptions, COVID-19 and other hazards.

Starting June 28th, ...

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Songwriter Raquel P. Forbes Credits Bahamians Who Stayed United After Hurricane As Inspiration For New Song We Bahamas Strong
Songwriter Raquel P. Forbes Credits Bahamians Who Stayed United After Hurricane As Inspiration For New Song ‘We Bahamas Strong’

June 28, 2021

The unity of the Bahamian people after Hurricane Dorian is the inspiration for newly released single "We Bahamas Strong". Performed by C'nyq, the song is written and produced by the CEO of Reacapp Productions Bahamas Limited, Raquel P. Forbes, the song is already generating a buzz locally.

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The comedian in a drama about death vs. the comedy that thinks death is funny

June 25, 2021

"F9: The Fast Saga", the 226th installment in the "Fast & Furious" franchise (okay, so it's really the ninth film in the series - or 10th, if you count the spinoff "Hobbs & Shaw") opens today in theaters.

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Summer camp excitement, discovery and adventure
Summer camp excitement, discovery and adventure

June 25, 2021

With summer camps non-existent in 2020 due to COVID-19, with the world returning to some sense of normalcy as people adjust to living in a pandemic era, summer camps have returned, and The Nassau Guardian has found a few camps filled with excitement, discovery and adventure for children to explore through hands-on projects and daily activities.

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Toastmasters Club 1600 hits the big screen: Documentary honors men whose oratory skills captivated a nation
Toastmasters Club 1600 hits the big screen: Documentary honors men whose oratory skills captivated a nation

June 25, 2021

A one-hour documentary chronicling the history of the country’s first Toastmasters Club premiered at Fusion Superplex Cinemas, spotlighting the public speaking and leadership organization’s 53-year impact on The Bahamas and the brand’s expansion to more than 40 clubs nationwide.

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Fred Munnings: The music landscape has changed drastically for the worse - Defining Bahamian music
Fred Munnings: The music landscape has changed drastically for the worse - Defining "Bahamian" music

June 22, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
Goombay and Rake and Scrape are locally and internationally recognized as “Bahamian music”.
These genres have transcended time and continue to maintain the authentic Bahamian feel, setting the country apart from other Caribbean Islands.

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'In the Heights' is a gem of a musical

June 18, 2021

"In the Heights"(Rated T/ PG-13) Cast: Anthony Ramos, Melissa Barrera, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Jimmy Smits Genre: Musical/Drama Where to watch: In theaters/ HBO Max Dwight's Rating: I was worried! I have a love/hate relationship with musicals, especially many of those made in the last three decades. The charm exuded by some (not all) musicals ...
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'Hopeful' that Junkanoo will have parade this year
'Hopeful' that Junkanoo will have parade this year

June 11, 2021

THE chairman of the Junkanoo Corporation New Providence is "optimistic" and "hopeful" the cultural community will be able to hold "some sort of parade" this year.

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