Three more chances to see ‘Cinderella with a Twist’ – a fun light-hearted Christmas Panto!

FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA – This year mother and daughter duo, Kay Hardy and Sarah Kirkby, have gone back to their roots in the theatre; and along with Lynne Friano, have produced a classic British pantomime, now playing at the Regency Theatre in Freeport. ‘Cinderella with a Twist’ follows the somewhat funny story of Cinderella and […]

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Cultural Heritage Month launched

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Lanisha Rolle joined Acting Permanent Secretary Rhoda Jackson, Executive Director of Culture Rowena Poitier-Sutheralnd, Deputy Director Dereka Deleveaux-Grant and Senior officials of the Cultural Affairs Division in launching Cultural Heritage Month at the beginning of December at the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas. Also present were Director of the […]

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AP names its Breakthrough Entertainers of 2018

A scene-stealer from “Crazy Rich Asians.” A teen actress who brought aching realism to a movie about adolescence. A boundary-breaking country star. And a comedian who used everything from laughter to rage to make a searing statement on women and society. Awkwafina, Elsie Fisher, Kane Brown and Hannah Gadsby are among the eight performers whose […]

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Culture officials conduct walkthrough of Junkanoo parade route

Executive Director of Culture Rowena Poitier-Sutheralnd, Deputy Director Dereka Deleveaux-Grant and Senior officials of the Cultural Affairs Division of the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture joined Junkanoo parade planning stakeholders in a walkthrough of the 2018-2019 Junkanoo Parade route in Downtown Nassau on December 6.  It was an opportunity to investigate aspects of the route, such […]

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Cardi B, Pharrell, Kanye draw crowds during Art Basel Miami

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Royalty, Real Housewives and the fathers of two Kardashian babies were among the celebs that fanned out across Miami for a week of glamorous parties toasting the world’s best artists during Art Basel. Less than 24 hours after announcing she was splitting from her husband, Cardi B was spotted Wednesday […]

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Students’ talent on display at Festival of Carols

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Primary, junior and senior high school students wowed the audience with their musical and artistic talents during the Festival of Carols on December 5 at the Church of God of Prophecy, East Street Tabernacle. The hundreds of students, teachers, school administrators, Ministry of Education (MOE) executives and officials, parents and curious onlookers […]

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National tree lighting ceremony ushers in holiday

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling flipped the switch that capped off festivities at the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture (MOYSC) National Tree Lighting Ceremony, held in Rawson Square last Thursday. Her Excellency joined Minister Lanisha Rolle and her Ministry staff members, several Parliamentarians, clergy members, honoured guests, and a large […]

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Despite wind, balloons fly at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade

EW YORK (AP) — Frigid weather and blustery winds didn’t chill the enthusiasm at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, where spectators bundled up in blankets and sleeping bags and the giant character balloons flew lower than usual. SpongeBob, Charlie Brown, the Grinch and other big balloons were cleared for takeoff just before Thursday’s parade, although […]