Arts & Entertainment http://www.royalgazette.com Arts & Entertainment en-us Dancing with the stars <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150323/ISLAND04/150329915/AR/0/AR-150329915.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Dancer Sean Bankheads list of clients reads like a whos who of Hollywood. The 26-year-old has worked with everyone from Britney Spears and Miley Cyrus to Usher and Beyonce. Next week hes setting his sights on helping hone the Islands next up-and-coming talents. The Atlanta-based dancer will join hip-hop choreographer Kaelynn. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150323/ISLAND04/150329915&source=RSS Mon, 23 Mar 2015 03:27:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150323/ISLAND04/150329915&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150323/ISLAND04/150329915/AR/0/AR-150329915.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Dancer Sean Bankheads list of clients reads like a whos who of Hollywood. The 26-year-old has worked with everyone from Britney Spears and Miley Cyrus to Usher and Beyonce. Next week hes setting his sights on helping hone the Islands next up-and-coming talents. The Atlanta-based dancer will join hip-hop choreographer Kaelynn. .. Bermudian artist inspired by London fashion <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150323/ISLAND04/150329916/AR/0/AR-150329916.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Artist Annie Outerbridges passion for fashion has a way of sneaking into her work. Chanel flats feature in her first art show ever, at the Gallery at Canopius Bermuda. The Chanels in the picture are definitely not mine, said the 28-year-old Bermudian who lives in London. I wish! I chose them as a subject because I wanted an. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150323/ISLAND04/150329916&source=RSS Mon, 23 Mar 2015 03:26:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150323/ISLAND04/150329916&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150323/ISLAND04/150329916/AR/0/AR-150329916.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Artist Annie Outerbridges passion for fashion has a way of sneaking into her work. Chanel flats feature in her first art show ever, at the Gallery at Canopius Bermuda. The Chanels in the picture are definitely not mine, said the 28-year-old Bermudian who lives in London. I wish! I chose them as a subject because I wanted an. .. Singing in honour of Neil Burnie <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150322/ISLAND04/150329917/AR/0/AR-150329917.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Musician friends of the late Neil Burnie had a simple plan for his ocean burial to honour him with a song. The execution proved problematic. The water was very rough some people got seasick, said Ronnie Lopes. It was very emotional and we couldnt get close enough to the lead boat and so it didnt happen. There was a big. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150322/ISLAND04/150329917&source=RSS Mon, 23 Mar 2015 03:52:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150322/ISLAND04/150329917&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150322/ISLAND04/150329917/AR/0/AR-150329917.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Musician friends of the late Neil Burnie had a simple plan for his ocean burial to honour him with a song. The execution proved problematic. The water was very rough some people got seasick, said Ronnie Lopes. It was very emotional and we couldnt get close enough to the lead boat and so it didnt happen. There was a big. .. The different faces of Anna <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150320/ISLAND04/150329979/AR/0/AR-150329979.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Meredith Andrews has a lot of Annas to thank. She couldnt have completed her book, Who is Anna Andersson? without them. The 50 women were chosen because they share the Scandinavian countrys most common name. The Bermudian photographer started the book in 2013 while living there with her Swedish husband Sami Lill and their. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150320/ISLAND04/150329979&source=RSS Fri, 20 Mar 2015 05:01:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150320/ISLAND04/150329979&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150320/ISLAND04/150329979/AR/0/AR-150329979.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Meredith Andrews has a lot of Annas to thank. She couldnt have completed her book, Who is Anna Andersson? without them. The 50 women were chosen because they share the Scandinavian countrys most common name. The Bermudian photographer started the book in 2013 while living there with her Swedish husband Sami Lill and their. .. Masterworks artist turns to kooky side <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150316/ISLAND04/150319784/AR/0/AR-150319784.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Most artists like to paint their grass green and skies blue. Cartoonist Ted Michener prefers to keep things unpredictable. Hes the artist-in-residence at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art. The Canadian produces twice weekly editorial cartoons for a paper in St Andrews. Hes continued while here, albeit with a new focus . .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150316/ISLAND04/150319784&source=RSS Mon, 16 Mar 2015 02:52:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150316/ISLAND04/150319784&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150316/ISLAND04/150319784/AR/0/AR-150319784.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Most artists like to paint their grass green and skies blue. Cartoonist Ted Michener prefers to keep things unpredictable. Hes the artist-in-residence at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art. The Canadian produces twice weekly editorial cartoons for a paper in St Andrews. Hes continued while here, albeit with a new focus . .. The return of guitar legend Wharton <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150316/ISLAND04/150319785/AR/0/AR-150319785.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> He likely wouldnt say it himself, but Dayton Wharton is one of Bermudas living legends. The 70-year-old has played guitar with just about every musician of a certain age on the Island and written songs for many others. He learned from one of Bermudas master guitarists, Norman Astwood. I was about 15 or 16 and I liked the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150316/ISLAND04/150319785&source=RSS Mon, 16 Mar 2015 02:16:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150316/ISLAND04/150319785&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150316/ISLAND04/150319785/AR/0/AR-150319785.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> He likely wouldnt say it himself, but Dayton Wharton is one of Bermudas living legends. The 70-year-old has played guitar with just about every musician of a certain age on the Island and written songs for many others. He learned from one of Bermudas master guitarists, Norman Astwood. I was about 15 or 16 and I liked the. .. Love and marriage focus of documentary <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150311/ISLAND04/150319948/AR/0/AR-150319948.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Wedding videographer Doug Block gets to see couples on one of the happiest days of their lives. But what happens years after the white dress has been packed away and real life starts to set in? Mr Block, who has worked as a filmmaker for nearly 20 years, examines that question in his latest documentary, 112 Weddings. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150311/ISLAND04/150319948&source=RSS Wed, 11 Mar 2015 15:45:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150311/ISLAND04/150319948&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150311/ISLAND04/150319948/AR/0/AR-150319948.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Wedding videographer Doug Block gets to see couples on one of the happiest days of their lives. But what happens years after the white dress has been packed away and real life starts to set in? Mr Block, who has worked as a filmmaker for nearly 20 years, examines that question in his latest documentary, 112 Weddings. How deep is love for Bee Gees tribute band? Bottomless! <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150310/ISLAND04/150319972/AR/0/AR-150319972.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The lyrics of one of the Bee Gees' multiple signature songs posed, and then proceeded to answer, what may be the most famous rhetorical question in all of popular music #8211 #8220What're you doing on your back, aah? What're you doing on your back, aah?You should be dancing, yeahDancing, yeah. #8221 And from the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150310/ISLAND04/150319972&source=RSS Tue, 10 Mar 2015 06:46:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150310/ISLAND04/150319972&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150310/ISLAND04/150319972/AR/0/AR-150319972.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The lyrics of one of the Bee Gees' multiple signature songs posed, and then proceeded to answer, what may be the most famous rhetorical question in all of popular music #8211 #8220What're you doing on your back, aah? What're you doing on your back, aah?You should be dancing, yeahDancing, yeah. #8221 And from the. .. Treasure trove of photos shared with public <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150309/ISLAND04/150309724/AR/0/AR-150309724.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Ally Lusher Tatem cracked open the Bermuda Historical Society's photography collection and was stunned by the gems she found. She is now helping to share the treasure by making reprints available for sale for the first time. #8220Most of the work in this first group being made available was by my great great grandfather,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150309/ISLAND04/150309724&source=RSS Mon, 09 Mar 2015 13:45:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150309/ISLAND04/150309724&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150309/ISLAND04/150309724/AR/0/AR-150309724.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Ally Lusher Tatem cracked open the Bermuda Historical Society's photography collection and was stunned by the gems she found. She is now helping to share the treasure by making reprints available for sale for the first time. #8220Most of the work in this first group being made available was by my great great grandfather,. .. Island gets a starring role in mystery novel <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150309/ISLAND04/150309725/AR/0/AR-150309725.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A status update on Facebook, a few pictures on Instagram, some tweets. That is about it for most people when it comes to bragging about great vacations. Barry Wiley was so enamoured with Bermuda he decided to make the Island the focus of one of his books. #8220Bermuda was such a natural place for a novel because it has such a. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150309/ISLAND04/150309725&source=RSS Mon, 09 Mar 2015 12:26:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150309/ISLAND04/150309725&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150309/ISLAND04/150309725/AR/0/AR-150309725.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A status update on Facebook, a few pictures on Instagram, some tweets. That is about it for most people when it comes to bragging about great vacations. Barry Wiley was so enamoured with Bermuda he decided to make the Island the focus of one of his books. #8220Bermuda was such a natural place for a novel because it has such a. .. Art helps to tell story of Cambodia genocide <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150309/ISLAND04/150309723/AR/0/AR-150309723.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A few cherished photos are all that remain of Dany Pen's family history in Cambodia. One of them was snapped the day her mother, Yean Chham, arrived at a Thailand refugee camp in 1979. She escaped there after fleeing from the Khmer Rouge. The picture will be featured in an exhibition about genocide at the Whistler House. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150309/ISLAND04/150309723&source=RSS Mon, 09 Mar 2015 02:43:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150309/ISLAND04/150309723&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150309/ISLAND04/150309723/AR/0/AR-150309723.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A few cherished photos are all that remain of Dany Pen's family history in Cambodia. One of them was snapped the day her mother, Yean Chham, arrived at a Thailand refugee camp in 1979. She escaped there after fleeing from the Khmer Rouge. The picture will be featured in an exhibition about genocide at the Whistler House. .. Island's best comics in first all-local show <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150309/ISLAND04/150309726/AR/0/AR-150309726.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Buy local is a popular phrase. Comedian Nadanja Bailey is now encouraging people to #8220laugh local#8221, too. He is hosting Bermuda Roar and has invited the Island's best comics to join him on the stage for the first all-local show. Come out on Friday and laugh along with Nadanja, Gina Love, Jonathan Young, Bootsie, Gene. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150309/ISLAND04/150309726&source=RSS Mon, 09 Mar 2015 02:19:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150309/ISLAND04/150309726&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150309/ISLAND04/150309726/AR/0/AR-150309726.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Buy local is a popular phrase. Comedian Nadanja Bailey is now encouraging people to #8220laugh local#8221, too. He is hosting Bermuda Roar and has invited the Island's best comics to join him on the stage for the first all-local show. Come out on Friday and laugh along with Nadanja, Gina Love, Jonathan Young, Bootsie, Gene. .. Cartoonist Kallaugher wins European award <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150302/ISLAND04/150309973/AR/0/AR-150309973.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A former Masterworks artist-in-residence has won a prestigious European cartoon award. The Economist cartoonist Kevin Kallaugher had his work selected as the best published in any European country. As the winner of the Grand Prix Press Cartoon Europe, he received 8,000 and a trophy. Mr Kallaugher created a series of. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150302/ISLAND04/150309973&source=RSS Mon, 02 Mar 2015 05:38:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150302/ISLAND04/150309973&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150302/ISLAND04/150309973/AR/0/AR-150309973.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A former Masterworks artist-in-residence has won a prestigious European cartoon award. The Economist cartoonist Kevin Kallaugher had his work selected as the best published in any European country. As the winner of the Grand Prix Press Cartoon Europe, he received 8,000 and a trophy. Mr Kallaugher created a series of. .. BIFF puts focus on coming of age <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150302/ISLAND04/150309974/AR/0/AR-150309974.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> BIFF is 18 years old, so bring on the romantic encounters, the mischief and the drama. Coming of age is the theme for this years Bermuda International Film Festival. Many of the films explore the difficult divide between childhood and adulthood, and the internal and external conflicts it brings, said BIFFs Alison. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150302/ISLAND04/150309974&source=RSS Mon, 02 Mar 2015 05:35:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150302/ISLAND04/150309974&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150302/ISLAND04/150309974/AR/0/AR-150309974.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> BIFF is 18 years old, so bring on the romantic encounters, the mischief and the drama. Coming of age is the theme for this years Bermuda International Film Festival. Many of the films explore the difficult divide between childhood and adulthood, and the internal and external conflicts it brings, said BIFFs Alison. .. Historians pirate book a treasure trove of facts <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150302/ISLAND04/150309975/AR/0/AR-150309975.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The notorious pirate Blackbeard once threatened to turn Bermuda into a pirates den. So claims historian William S Zuill in his new book, The Pirate Menace. He was a rogue with a vivid personality, said the 84-year-old. In the height of battle, Blackbeard would light slow-burning matches and put them into his hair to create a. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150302/ISLAND04/150309975&source=RSS Mon, 02 Mar 2015 05:33:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150302/ISLAND04/150309975&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150302/ISLAND04/150309975/AR/0/AR-150309975.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The notorious pirate Blackbeard once threatened to turn Bermuda into a pirates den. So claims historian William S Zuill in his new book, The Pirate Menace. He was a rogue with a vivid personality, said the 84-year-old. In the height of battle, Blackbeard would light slow-burning matches and put them into his hair to create a. ..