Arts & Entertainment http://www.royalgazette.com Arts & Entertainment en-us Review Major Lazer get crowd turnt up It was the night before Cup Match, traditionally when Soca artists descend on the Island and whip a crowd into a frenzy wining, waving and jumping. But alas, soca was off the table this year and something new and different was ready to take its place EDM or Electronic Dance Music. It was the night of Major Lazer, the super. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150803/ISLAND04/150809958&source=RSS Mon, 03 Aug 2015 02:10:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150803/ISLAND04/150809958&source=RSS How dog treats can help earthquake-hit Nepal Tania Stafford used to make dog treats for fun, now shes using them to rebuild earthquake-torn Nepal. Violent tremors killed 9,000 people in the region in April, and left many more without shelter and food. According to the United Nations, roughly 2. 8 million people are still in need of urgent help. Ive been lucky enough to. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150803/ISLAND04/150809960&source=RSS Mon, 03 Aug 2015 02:04:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150803/ISLAND04/150809960&source=RSS Butterfield inching closer to the big time Turn on your television this Saturday and you might just spot a familiar face. Bermudian singer Twane Butterfield is in an episode of Starz Networks new hit series Power. Its one of several opportunities New York City has brought her way including the release of her song Rock Ya Body featuring rapper Young Buck. She. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150803/ISLAND04/150809961&source=RSS Mon, 03 Aug 2015 02:01:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150803/ISLAND04/150809961&source=RSS Emotional farewell for theatre stalwart Janice Howell never saw it coming. She thought the Stella Halsall Award was reserved for Bermuda Musical amp Dramatic Society legends, not people like her. When Society president Carol Birch pulled it out of a bag and presented it to her at a special reception, she burst into tears. I lost it in front of everybody, said Ms. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150803/ISLAND04/150809963&source=RSS Mon, 03 Aug 2015 01:58:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150803/ISLAND04/150809963&source=RSS Get ready for the Hannah Eggen experience Girl, youre not really going to do it!Thats what people said when Hannah Eggen slipped her resume to Grammy Award-winning musician Wyclef Jean. She was working at a spa when the Haitian-American rapper and music producer came in for a treatment. He was here during the Bermuda Music Festival, said the 25-year-old. I knew. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150727/ISLAND04/150729725&source=RSS Mon, 27 Jul 2015 05:33:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150727/ISLAND04/150729725&source=RSS Sensational rise of YouTube video star A funny script, decent camera and talented group of friends is all Christian Pierce needed to become an online sensation. The 23-year-old, who has strong family links to Bermuda, has amassed more than 2. 4 million subscribers to his YouTube channel and has more than 44,000 followers on Twitter. The rising star talked with Lifestyle. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150727/ISLAND04/150729729&source=RSS Mon, 27 Jul 2015 05:24:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150727/ISLAND04/150729729&source=RSS Pouring rain? Who cares when you have Levy Its not every day that Bermudians will stand in the pouring rain to watch an artist perform. Usually by time the umbrellas come out, the crowd will disperse. Saturday night was a bit different and frankly unheard of in Bermuda. Thousands of concertgoers stood in a virtual monsoon, singing and skanking as Barrington Levy performed. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150727/ISLAND04/150729732&source=RSS Mon, 27 Jul 2015 05:21:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150727/ISLAND04/150729732&source=RSS Six go head-to-head in Famous for 15 Minutes Looking for a way to kill somebody? BMDS is an unlikely venue for the solution but its offering just that. Nathaniel Butterfields 101 Ways to kill Janice is one of six plays that will be showcased as part of the 13th annual Famous for 15 Minutes festival. Hell compete for the grand prize, the Golden Inkwell, alongside Helen Jardine,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150727/ISLAND04/150729737&source=RSS Mon, 27 Jul 2015 05:09:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150727/ISLAND04/150729737&source=RSS A play to embrace Bermudas culture Tauria Raynor is known for her singing and acting. This time around shes the writer, producer and director of a new dinner theatre production, Big Papas Surprise. The next show kicks off tomorrow night at Pier Six in Hamilton. Q Can you tell me what Big Papas Surprise is all about?A Its a hilarious,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150720/ISLAND04/150729971&source=RSS Mon, 20 Jul 2015 05:24:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150720/ISLAND04/150729971&source=RSS So whats your favourite Cup Match song? Cup Match wouldnt be the same without a driving beat behind it. Whether at the cricket field, on the beach or out on the water, theres sure to be some sort of tune blasting nearby. The Royal Gazette took to the streets to quiz people about their Cup Match jamming habits. Bank worker Tahkeesha Welch, 37. I go to Cup Match. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150720/ISLAND04/150729973&source=RSS Mon, 20 Jul 2015 05:22:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150720/ISLAND04/150729973&source=RSS Swing into summer with Rasta Rebel Summer Swing the name is appropriate considering the season. Rasta Rebel hopes the song will become a staple on playlists at this time of year. The Bermudian singer, who was born Toriano Dunkley, only recently started performing his own songs despite having written for others for years. I was inspired and liked it but at. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150720/ISLAND04/150729981&source=RSS Mon, 20 Jul 2015 05:10:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150720/ISLAND04/150729981&source=RSS Photographer captures magic of wildlife Its never too late to follow your dreams. Jessica Riederers dream is to earn a living shooting wildlife. The 41-year-old photographer wants to do it with her lens not a bullet. Shes given herself a year to see if it works. I took part in the Art Walk in St Georges recently and sold a few pieces there and was so grateful. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150720/ISLAND04/150729988&source=RSS Mon, 20 Jul 2015 05:02:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150720/ISLAND04/150729988&source=RSS No Beenie Man but fun is guaranteed Reggae star Beenie Man wont be there, but the party will go on. Thats the word from organisers of Soca versus Reggae Cloud 9 Edition. The Grammy Award-winning Jamaican artist was scheduled to perform in Bermuda at Cup Match but plans fell through when he developed difficulties travelling through the United States and. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150713/ISLAND04/150719892&source=RSS Mon, 13 Jul 2015 04:32:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150713/ISLAND04/150719892&source=RSS Tirena Rollins painting from the soul Tirena Rollins has a special tonic for job stress paint. As a 911 dispatch supervisor, Sgt Rollins might deal with 20 to 30 emergency calls per day. The job is very exciting and interesting, but it can be very hard to leave it behind at the end of the day, she said. To relax, the 51-year-old often paints abstracts until. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150713/ISLAND04/150719894&source=RSS Mon, 13 Jul 2015 04:27:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150713/ISLAND04/150719894&source=RSS Morgan Heritage to take Bermuda by storm! Morgan Heritages Cup Match SummerSplash 2015 will be a homecoming of sorts. The top reggae act describe Bermuda as their home away from home having performed here twice already. Bermuda is a very quiet and peaceful get-away Island, and the water just does it for me, Gramps Morgan told The Royal Gazette. We all love our. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150713/ISLAND04/150719896&source=RSS Mon, 13 Jul 2015 04:23:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150713/ISLAND04/150719896&source=RSS