Arts & Entertainment http://www.royalgazette.com Arts & Entertainment en-us Student band wins fans with Gospel music <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150223/ISLAND04/150229916/AR/0/AR-150229916.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> What do you get when you take five young musicians with a desire to play music glorifying God? A dynamite performance. That is what happened last month when Bermuda Institute band In Time took to the stage at the CableVision Salute to Service Banquet. Due to school commitments, the five-strong band had time to practice only twice. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150223/ISLAND04/150229916&source=RSS Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:44:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150223/ISLAND04/150229916&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150223/ISLAND04/150229916/AR/0/AR-150229916.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> What do you get when you take five young musicians with a desire to play music glorifying God? A dynamite performance. That is what happened last month when Bermuda Institute band In Time took to the stage at the CableVision Salute to Service Banquet. Due to school commitments, the five-strong band had time to practice only twice. .. All that jazz Gardner on glittering career <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150223/ISLAND04/150229915/AR/0/AR-150229915.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Derrick Gardner got hooked on music as a child. It worked out well for him. Since 1991 he has travelled the world playing trumpet with the Count Basie Orchestra. That same year he formed his own sextet, Derrick Gardner amp the Jazz Prophets. Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie and George Benson are just some. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150223/ISLAND04/150229915&source=RSS Mon, 23 Feb 2015 02:37:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150223/ISLAND04/150229915&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150223/ISLAND04/150229915/AR/0/AR-150229915.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Derrick Gardner got hooked on music as a child. It worked out well for him. Since 1991 he has travelled the world playing trumpet with the Count Basie Orchestra. That same year he formed his own sextet, Derrick Gardner amp the Jazz Prophets. Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie and George Benson are just some. .. Superb exploration of remarkable piano quartets <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150217/ISLAND04/150219742/AR/0/AR-150219742.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The Schubert Ensemble of London, recognised as a chamber group that ranks amongst the very best, was back for the Bermuda Festival after a three-year interval. Those who had heard this fine group of musicians perform during their last visit in 2012 knew that this would be an evening of superb music. The Ensemble, which consisted of. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150217/ISLAND04/150219742&source=RSS Tue, 17 Feb 2015 05:37:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150217/ISLAND04/150219742&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150217/ISLAND04/150219742/AR/0/AR-150219742.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The Schubert Ensemble of London, recognised as a chamber group that ranks amongst the very best, was back for the Bermuda Festival after a three-year interval. Those who had heard this fine group of musicians perform during their last visit in 2012 knew that this would be an evening of superb music. The Ensemble, which consisted of. .. Rapper helps students to learn Shakespeare <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150216/ISLAND04/150219796/AR/0/AR-150219796.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Its no easy feat to turn Shakespeares works into rap. Devon Glover is known as the Sonnet Man. The Brooklyn, New York, native has made a name for himself taking The Bards sonnets and breaking them down into spoken word and rap. He has been able to inspire thousands of students through his workshops in the United States, Canada. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150216/ISLAND04/150219796&source=RSS Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:58:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150216/ISLAND04/150219796&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150216/ISLAND04/150219796/AR/0/AR-150219796.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Its no easy feat to turn Shakespeares works into rap. Devon Glover is known as the Sonnet Man. The Brooklyn, New York, native has made a name for himself taking The Bards sonnets and breaking them down into spoken word and rap. He has been able to inspire thousands of students through his workshops in the United States, Canada. .. Bermuda Festival review Wuthering Heights <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150216/ISLAND04/150219794/AR/0/AR-150219794.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Aquila Theatres version of Wuthering Heights was like a ghostly echo of Emily Brontes fiery 1847 novel. Ethereal dance transitions between scenes brought a dreamlike quality to the production, while the scant setting left lots to the imagination. One of literatures most wildly romantic love stories, brought to the stage by the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150216/ISLAND04/150219794&source=RSS Mon, 16 Feb 2015 04:02:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150216/ISLAND04/150219794&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150216/ISLAND04/150219794/AR/0/AR-150219794.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Aquila Theatres version of Wuthering Heights was like a ghostly echo of Emily Brontes fiery 1847 novel. Ethereal dance transitions between scenes brought a dreamlike quality to the production, while the scant setting left lots to the imagination. One of literatures most wildly romantic love stories, brought to the stage by the. .. Bermudians art to be shown at Pan Am games <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150216/ISLAND04/150219797/AR/0/AR-150219797.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A Bermudian artist will have a place in the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto. Games organisers have commissioned photos of work by textile artist Ami Zanders. Ms Zanderss works were selected as part of a Textile Museum of Canada project called Watercolour. It aims to include a piece of art from all 41 competing. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150216/ISLAND04/150219797&source=RSS Mon, 16 Feb 2015 03:22:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150216/ISLAND04/150219797&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150216/ISLAND04/150219797/AR/0/AR-150219797.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A Bermudian artist will have a place in the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto. Games organisers have commissioned photos of work by textile artist Ami Zanders. Ms Zanderss works were selected as part of a Textile Museum of Canada project called Watercolour. It aims to include a piece of art from all 41 competing. .. A St Davids story waiting to be told <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150216/ISLAND04/150219798/AR/0/AR-150219798.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A Bermudian woman is looking for 10,000 to publish a book on how St Davids Islanders were stripped of their land. Eugene Jean Foggo Simon said her family only received 422 after they were kicked out of their Coopers Island home nowhere near the propertys true value. They were relocated along with many others during the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150216/ISLAND04/150219798&source=RSS Mon, 16 Feb 2015 02:13:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150216/ISLAND04/150219798&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150216/ISLAND04/150219798/AR/0/AR-150219798.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A Bermudian woman is looking for 10,000 to publish a book on how St Davids Islanders were stripped of their land. Eugene Jean Foggo Simon said her family only received 422 after they were kicked out of their Coopers Island home nowhere near the propertys true value. They were relocated along with many others during the. .. Womens art to be sold in charity fundraiser <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150216/ISLAND04/150219799/AR/0/AR-150219799.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A local womens group decided to get creative with its members spare time. The International Womens Club of Bermuda has collected 50 pieces of art created by its members. Their work will go up for sale next month, as part of a Hamilton exhibit. Proceeds will be donated to Kaleidoscope Arts Foundation and Phenomenal. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150216/ISLAND04/150219799&source=RSS Mon, 16 Feb 2015 03:20:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150216/ISLAND04/150219799&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150216/ISLAND04/150219799/AR/0/AR-150219799.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A local womens group decided to get creative with its members spare time. The International Womens Club of Bermuda has collected 50 pieces of art created by its members. Their work will go up for sale next month, as part of a Hamilton exhibit. Proceeds will be donated to Kaleidoscope Arts Foundation and Phenomenal. .. Review Pianist Howard a master of his craft <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150210/ISLAND04/150219970/AR/0/AR-150219970.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> To hear pianist William Howard perform Frdric Chopins Scherzo No 2 Op 31 B flat minor is well worth leaving a warm home on a chilly Sunday afternoon for the Earl Cameron Theatre, City Hall. The programme notes describe this work as . .. unashamedly virtuosic and dramatic music, with recognition of its more mediative trio. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150210/ISLAND04/150219970&source=RSS Tue, 10 Feb 2015 05:19:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150210/ISLAND04/150219970&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150210/ISLAND04/150219970/AR/0/AR-150219970.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> To hear pianist William Howard perform Frdric Chopins Scherzo No 2 Op 31 B flat minor is well worth leaving a warm home on a chilly Sunday afternoon for the Earl Cameron Theatre, City Hall. The programme notes describe this work as . .. unashamedly virtuosic and dramatic music, with recognition of its more mediative trio. .. A tennis story to transcend sports <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150209/ISLAND04/150209727/AR/0/AR-150209727.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Long before Venus or Serena came to dominate the tennis courts, there was Althea Gibson. At one point she was hailed as the number one player in the world. Ms Gibson became the first African-American to play and win at Wimbledon. She also went on to secure gold medals at the US Nationals and French Open during her prolific career. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150209/ISLAND04/150209727&source=RSS Mon, 09 Feb 2015 05:28:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150209/ISLAND04/150209727&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150209/ISLAND04/150209727/AR/0/AR-150209727.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Long before Venus or Serena came to dominate the tennis courts, there was Althea Gibson. At one point she was hailed as the number one player in the world. Ms Gibson became the first African-American to play and win at Wimbledon. She also went on to secure gold medals at the US Nationals and French Open during her prolific career. Marching for art education <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150209/ISLAND04/150209728/AR/0/AR-150209728.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Art, one woman is hoping it really can bring the community together. Dany Pen is behind a march to raise support for art education in Bermuda later this month. She claims its necessary because art classes in the public school system are so poorly funded. As a result, some children are limited to torn scraps of paper,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150209/ISLAND04/150209728&source=RSS Mon, 09 Feb 2015 05:25:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150209/ISLAND04/150209728&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150209/ISLAND04/150209728/AR/0/AR-150209728.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Art, one woman is hoping it really can bring the community together. Dany Pen is behind a march to raise support for art education in Bermuda later this month. She claims its necessary because art classes in the public school system are so poorly funded. As a result, some children are limited to torn scraps of paper,. .. The privilege of painting en plein air <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150209/ISLAND04/150209729/AR/0/AR-150209729.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A collection of work by plein air artists is now on display at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art. Plein air paintings are completed outdoors and typically take no more than a few hours from start to finish artists in this current Masterworks exhibit meet every Sunday, rain or shine, to refine their technique. Grahame Rendells oil paintings. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150209/ISLAND04/150209729&source=RSS Mon, 09 Feb 2015 05:23:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150209/ISLAND04/150209729&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150209/ISLAND04/150209729/AR/0/AR-150209729.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A collection of work by plein air artists is now on display at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art. Plein air paintings are completed outdoors and typically take no more than a few hours from start to finish artists in this current Masterworks exhibit meet every Sunday, rain or shine, to refine their technique. Grahame Rendells oil paintings. .. Help Santucci family fight cancer battle <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150209/ISLAND04/150209731/AR/0/AR-150209731.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Kevin and Karon Santucci have spent years helping others, now they need some help themselves. Their 28-year-old daughter Kevina is battling a rare and aggressive form of cancer, which has manifested as a tumour behind her eye. Her health insurance is covering the necessary surgery in Boston, but the family must pay for everything. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150209/ISLAND04/150209731&source=RSS Mon, 09 Feb 2015 05:18:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150209/ISLAND04/150209731&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150209/ISLAND04/150209731/AR/0/AR-150209731.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Kevin and Karon Santucci have spent years helping others, now they need some help themselves. Their 28-year-old daughter Kevina is battling a rare and aggressive form of cancer, which has manifested as a tumour behind her eye. Her health insurance is covering the necessary surgery in Boston, but the family must pay for everything. .. Encore downer but otherwise sublime <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150209/ISLAND04/150209736/AR/0/AR-150209736.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Although this was the first visit by the current LAGQ members, which consists of Scott Tennant, Matthew Greif, John Dearman and William Kanengiser, to Bermuda, the Islands relationship with prior members of the quartet has lengthy roots. The founders of the quartet in the 1980s, the Romero brothers, were frequent performers in the early. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150209/ISLAND04/150209736&source=RSS Mon, 09 Feb 2015 04:38:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150209/ISLAND04/150209736&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150209/ISLAND04/150209736/AR/0/AR-150209736.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Although this was the first visit by the current LAGQ members, which consists of Scott Tennant, Matthew Greif, John Dearman and William Kanengiser, to Bermuda, the Islands relationship with prior members of the quartet has lengthy roots. The founders of the quartet in the 1980s, the Romero brothers, were frequent performers in the early. .. Review Opera a triumph of love and loss <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150209/ISLAND04/150209737/AR/0/AR-150209737.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Nineteenth century French courtesan Marie Duplessis was the inspiration for a play by one of her lovers, the author Alexandre Dumas, and subsequently for the three act opera La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi. In the latter she re-emerged as Violetta Valery, a beautiful but doomed high-class prostitute who keeps a fashionable Parisian. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150209/ISLAND04/150209737&source=RSS Mon, 09 Feb 2015 04:39:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150209/ISLAND04/150209737&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150209/ISLAND04/150209737/AR/0/AR-150209737.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Nineteenth century French courtesan Marie Duplessis was the inspiration for a play by one of her lovers, the author Alexandre Dumas, and subsequently for the three act opera La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi. In the latter she re-emerged as Violetta Valery, a beautiful but doomed high-class prostitute who keeps a fashionable Parisian. ..