Art

ArtSea brings the 'magic' of dance into homes

March 20, 2020

As the world navigates a new normal, owing to the global COVID-19 pandemic and the closure of Bahamian schools through Tuesday, April 14, professional ballerina/dancer Courtney Celeste Spears is doing her part to keep children “cooped up” at home active by offering a free ArtSea Web Dance Series to provide dancers with opportunities to still be able to learn and dance...

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Alisha's tops in art and design (craft)

March 16, 2020

For Alisha Carey, hard work pays off. She says she put in the work and got the result when she was awarded the subject award, best result for art and design (craft) at the 2019 national awards ceremony...

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The lessons: self-discovery, belief in oneself and courage

March 16, 2020

The rehearsals of the cast of “The Wiz”, a production of Broadway Over Queen’s, has so impressed Shawn Turnquest, vice principal, head of Queen’s College (QC) High School, to the point that she promises patrons will be amazed by the cast, their performance and the production in general ahead of the final show and what she terms a must-see performance...

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Jazz In The Gardens postponed
Jazz In The Gardens postponed

March 13, 2020

Jazz In The Gardens (JITG) and its ancillary events were the latest to fall victim to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). City of Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert on March 11 at 10:48 p.m. signed a local state of emergency for the City of Miami Gardens due to the virus.

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UB's Visual Arts Department to present group exhibition at Transforming Spaces

March 13, 2020

"Coupled under the eye of the money tree" (2020) by Amaani Hepburn, University of The Bahamas alumnus. THE UNIVERSITY OF THE BAHAMASThe Visual Arts Department at the University of The Bahamas (UB) will present a group exhibition entitled "Process & Material" for this year's Transforming Spaces (TS)...

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Pop, Soul, and R&B Received Star Treatment at National Arts Festival

March 12, 2020

Pop, soul and R&B songs received star treatment from young singers, on March 11, 2020, during the E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival New Providence Adjudications, at Holy Trinity Activity Centre, Stapledon Gardens...

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National Arts Festival - Drummers

March 12, 2020

Young drummers had the chance to showcase their rhythm in the Best Junkanoo Drummer sub-genre, during the E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival New Providence Adjudications, held at the Church of God Auditorium, Joe Farrington Road, on March 10, 2020....

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National Arts Festival - Songs from Musicals and Movies

March 12, 2020

Students showcased their prowess with songs from musicals and movies, during the second day of the E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival New Providence adjudications, at Holy Trinity Activity Centre, Stapledon Gardens, on March 10, 2020. From St. Andrew's International School, Samantha Sands showed her talent with "Burn" from "Hamilton"; Jayden Ward crooned "Fly Me to the Moon", which was made famous by Frank Sinatra and appeared in movies; Samantha Martinborough sang a song from "Legally Blonde"...

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Stringed Instruments, Piano Featured on Monday at the National Arts Festival

March 11, 2020

Students performing on piano and stringed instruments were the first to take part in the E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival New Providence Adjudications, on March 9, 2020, at the Dundas Centre for the Performing Arts...

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National Arts Festival Performances - Palmetto Point, Eleuthera

March 09, 2020

Central Eleuthera High School students showcased their talents, on February 27, 2019, at the E. Clement National Arts Festival Adjudications, held at the school in Palmetto Point, Eleuthera. Especially impressing the adjudicators were their female singers, who garnered a number of high scores, including honours and distinction.

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E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival - Adjudications at The Bluff, Eleuthera

March 09, 2020

North Eleuthera High School and Laura L. Anderson Primary school students sing, dance, act and even play a steel drum, on February 26, 2019, at the E. Clement National Arts Festival Adjudications, held at the John Wesley Methodist Church, The Bluff, Eleuthera.

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Awakening Art Exhibition to Open March 2

February 26, 2020

Doongalik Studios announces a new exhibition entitled “Awakening” by Katerina Kovatcheva that will open on Monday, March 2 from 6-9pm. “Awakening” is an interesting showcase of 30 paintings dealing with a variety of subject matters in various mediums.This is the artist’s second solo exhibition at Doongalik, and her audience is always very receptive to her range of offerings...

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Caribbean Creative Lanthro Munroe Scores Big With Tyler Perry Studios After Dish Nation and Coco Studios

February 17, 2020

Atlanta, Georgia... After successful tenures with ‘Dish Nation’ and collaborations with Coco Studios, the first major film studios owned by a black woman in the Atlanta area, Lanthro Munroe is now settling into his new position in the editorial department at Tyler Perry Studios. It’s a dream come true for Munroe to see his name among the credits in Tyler Perry’s shows currently airing on BET such as ‘Sistas’ as well as ‘The Oval’ and it’s anticipated spin-off ‘Ruthless’. He also worked on Season 3 of BET’s ‘From the Bottom Up’ and Seasons 7 and 8 of Fox’s ‘Dish Nation’...

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E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival Begins

February 15, 2020

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture launched the 61st E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival at the National Art Gallery, February 13, 2020. Officially declared launched by Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Lanisha Rolle (addressing audience second from right) the festival showcases the talents of Bahamians throughout the archipelago in dance, drama, arts and crafts and music. Adjudications begin with Eleuthera and propel through the islands, from north to south, finishing up in the north, in Grand Bahama. Overall winners of the 2019 festival, E. P. Roberts Primary, dedicated a song to the late E. Clement Bethel during the launch...

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Transforming Spaces 2020

February 12, 2020

Boasting sixteen years as the premier art festival in The Bahamas, Transforming Spaces (TS) returns this Spring to offer art enthusiasts, collectors, and visitors alike another unique experience totally immersed in the contemporary Bahamian art scene...

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The professional ballerina/dancer returns to school
The professional ballerina/dancer returns to school

February 10, 2020

Professional ballerina/dancer Courtney Celeste Spears has returned to school, having enrolled in the Harvard Business School Crossover Into Business program, a semester-long program in which professional athletes develop their business acumen by working with MBA student mentors...

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Bahamas Culture featured at Art Fort Lauderdale

January 30, 2020

The Islands Of The Bahamas were prominently featured recently, as a part of Art Fort Lauderdale, a unique art fair on the water. One of the luxury homes used as a part of the art tour was designated ‘Bahamas Haus’. The exquisite home was decorated with Bahamian art and Junkanoo pieces, and exhibited various components of Bahamian culture including a classic selection of Bahamian music in the background...

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Prime Minister Minnis urges junkanooers to take cultural festival ‘beyond Bay Street’

January 27, 2020

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis met with Junkanoo A Group leaders at the Office of the Prime Minister on Friday, 24 January 2020... 

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Merging psychology and dance in education
Merging psychology and dance in education

January 27, 2020

Shauné Myah Culmer earned her Bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2016 and is now completing her final semester towards a Master’s degree in dance education, which she plans to merge in and in the future, advocate for dance education in Bahamian schools, because she feels everyone should have dance in their life...

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Local Label Signs New Artist and Seeks to Leave Footprint in Music Industry

January 23, 2020

A local music label that recently signed its newest artist is seeking to revolutionize the music industry in The Bahamas, creating “a framework for both local and international success.”..

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