Arts & Entertainment http://www.royalgazette.com Arts & Entertainment en-us Priceless painting is missing <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140822/ISLAND04/140829889/AR/0/AR-140829889.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Artist Trevor Todd is asking for the publics help in tracking down a series of paintings that went missing sometime late last year. Mr Todd, who was last year featured in New Yorks Heath Gallery, said several of his paintings had been in storage in Dockyard with the work of other artists. However he was informed late last year that a. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140822/ISLAND04/140829889&source=RSS Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:22:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140822/ISLAND04/140829889&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140822/ISLAND04/140829889/AR/0/AR-140829889.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Artist Trevor Todd is asking for the publics help in tracking down a series of paintings that went missing sometime late last year. Mr Todd, who was last year featured in New Yorks Heath Gallery, said several of his paintings had been in storage in Dockyard with the work of other artists. However he was informed late last year that a. .. The excitement of graphic novels <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140822/ISLAND04/140829915/AR/0/AR-140829915.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Remember that scene in the Adam Sandler movie Big Daddy where Sonny gives six year old Julian the Victoria Secret catalogue to motivate him to read?If you are the parent of a struggling reader, then chances are you sympathise with Sonny. When you have to fight with your child to get them to read on their own, sometimes youll try. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140822/ISLAND04/140829915&source=RSS Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:34:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140822/ISLAND04/140829915&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140822/ISLAND04/140829915/AR/0/AR-140829915.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Remember that scene in the Adam Sandler movie Big Daddy where Sonny gives six year old Julian the Victoria Secret catalogue to motivate him to read?If you are the parent of a struggling reader, then chances are you sympathise with Sonny. When you have to fight with your child to get them to read on their own, sometimes youll try. .. Hail to the Queen of Bacchanal <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140819/ISLAND04/140819724/AR/0/AR-140819724.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A night locals wont soon forget thats what Trinidad born soca singer Destra Garcia is hoping to offer fans later this month. The Queen of Bacchanal last visited these shores five or six years ago and admitted she was really excited and couldnt wait to be back in Bermuda. She will be performing at the Bermuda Salute event,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140819/ISLAND04/140819724&source=RSS Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:58:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140819/ISLAND04/140819724&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140819/ISLAND04/140819724/AR/0/AR-140819724.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A night locals wont soon forget thats what Trinidad born soca singer Destra Garcia is hoping to offer fans later this month. The Queen of Bacchanal last visited these shores five or six years ago and admitted she was really excited and couldnt wait to be back in Bermuda. She will be performing at the Bermuda Salute event,. .. Bermudian wins lead role in new musical <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140818/ISLAND04/140819745/AR/0/AR-140819745.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Bermudian actor Daren Herbert has made headlines in his new home of Toronto, after winning a lead role in the Canadian premiere of the jazz age musical The Wild Party. Mr Herbert will take on the lead role for the Acting Up Stage Companys production of the show by Michael John LaChiusa, in a tale of debauched love gone sour, adopted from. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140818/ISLAND04/140819745&source=RSS Mon, 18 Aug 2014 03:28:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140818/ISLAND04/140819745&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140818/ISLAND04/140819745/AR/0/AR-140819745.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Bermudian actor Daren Herbert has made headlines in his new home of Toronto, after winning a lead role in the Canadian premiere of the jazz age musical The Wild Party. Mr Herbert will take on the lead role for the Acting Up Stage Companys production of the show by Michael John LaChiusa, in a tale of debauched love gone sour, adopted from. .. From out of hardship singer brings inspiration and positive things <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140811/ISLAND04/140819988/AR/0/AR-140819988.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Sometimes pain and hardship can be the biggest inspiration for entertainers. Local singer Jesse Seymour, 25, might have to agree. A few years ago, Mr Seymour suffered two close losses in the space of 14 months. His 22-year-old cousin Jason Smith was believed to be an innocent bystander in a shooting in the summer of 2011, which claimed. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140811/ISLAND04/140819988&source=RSS Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:12:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140811/ISLAND04/140819988&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140811/ISLAND04/140819988/AR/0/AR-140819988.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Sometimes pain and hardship can be the biggest inspiration for entertainers. Local singer Jesse Seymour, 25, might have to agree. A few years ago, Mr Seymour suffered two close losses in the space of 14 months. His 22-year-old cousin Jason Smith was believed to be an innocent bystander in a shooting in the summer of 2011, which claimed. .. Teen takes top prize at song contest <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140811/ISLAND04/140819978/AR/0/AR-140819978.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Quinn Outerbridge has been singing since before she could talk. Now at just 13-years-old she is making waves as the first winner of the Beachfest Crown Song Competition. Her hit song Run Girl Run beat out tough competition from more than 50 local artists in a contest organised by PRS for Music and The Chewstick Foundation. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140811/ISLAND04/140819978&source=RSS Mon, 11 Aug 2014 02:21:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140811/ISLAND04/140819978&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140811/ISLAND04/140819978/AR/0/AR-140819978.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Quinn Outerbridge has been singing since before she could talk. Now at just 13-years-old she is making waves as the first winner of the Beachfest Crown Song Competition. Her hit song Run Girl Run beat out tough competition from more than 50 local artists in a contest organised by PRS for Music and The Chewstick Foundation. Crown changes hands at Soca Vs Reggae showpiece <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140804/ISLAND04/140809967/AR/0/AR-140809967.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> That hot, young thing that caught your eye? Shes soca. Reggae, on the other hand, is like your first love you never forget her. Thousands headed to Snorkel Park this weekend where reggae was named the unequivocal king of music at the Soca Versus Reggae Battle of the Sexes, Cup Match After Party. Party goers raised their lighters. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140804/ISLAND04/140809967&source=RSS Mon, 04 Aug 2014 03:12:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140804/ISLAND04/140809967&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140804/ISLAND04/140809967/AR/0/AR-140809967.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> That hot, young thing that caught your eye? Shes soca. Reggae, on the other hand, is like your first love you never forget her. Thousands headed to Snorkel Park this weekend where reggae was named the unequivocal king of music at the Soca Versus Reggae Battle of the Sexes, Cup Match After Party. Party goers raised their lighters. .. Fabulous night proves Island is ready for a carnival <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140804/ISLAND04/140809968/AR/0/AR-140809968.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Par-la-Ville Car Park was transformed into a sweat-dripping, flag-waving, dance-until-you-drop Carnival fete on Wednesday evening. Machel Montano, the headliner of Cup Match Summer Splash, brought a taste of his Trinidadian homeland to these shores for what turned into an unforgettable night of jumping, wining and commotion. With. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140804/ISLAND04/140809968&source=RSS Mon, 04 Aug 2014 03:04:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140804/ISLAND04/140809968&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140804/ISLAND04/140809968/AR/0/AR-140809968.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Par-la-Ville Car Park was transformed into a sweat-dripping, flag-waving, dance-until-you-drop Carnival fete on Wednesday evening. Machel Montano, the headliner of Cup Match Summer Splash, brought a taste of his Trinidadian homeland to these shores for what turned into an unforgettable night of jumping, wining and commotion. With. .. Exhibition is a remarkable treasury of human experience <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140730/ISLAND04/140739988/AR/0/AR-140739988.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Treasure Island is the new summer blockbuster exhibition at Masterworks. It does everything to enhance its reputation as a world-class museum through the key role Bermuda has played as muse to artists of world renown. The walls are freshly painted in a terracotta pink which lends a gravitas reminiscent of the walls of the Royal. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/ISLAND04/140739988&source=RSS Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:47:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/ISLAND04/140739988&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140730/ISLAND04/140739988/AR/0/AR-140739988.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Treasure Island is the new summer blockbuster exhibition at Masterworks. It does everything to enhance its reputation as a world-class museum through the key role Bermuda has played as muse to artists of world renown. The walls are freshly painted in a terracotta pink which lends a gravitas reminiscent of the walls of the Royal. .. Will actress be brought to her sneeze by Troika role? <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140725/ISLAND04/140729828/AR/0/AR-140729828.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Julia Frith is set to play a French feather duster in Troika Bermudas upcoming production. Her problem with the role? Shes allergic to feathers. Time will tell how well the 18-year-old copes she takes to the stage as Babette in Troika Bermudas production of Disneys Beauty and the Beast next month. I havent rehearsed. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140725/ISLAND04/140729828&source=RSS Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:57:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140725/ISLAND04/140729828&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140725/ISLAND04/140729828/AR/0/AR-140729828.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Julia Frith is set to play a French feather duster in Troika Bermudas upcoming production. Her problem with the role? Shes allergic to feathers. Time will tell how well the 18-year-old copes she takes to the stage as Babette in Troika Bermudas production of Disneys Beauty and the Beast next month. I havent rehearsed. .. BNGs biennial booked for Venice road trip <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140725/ISLAND04/140729830/AR/0/AR-140729830.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The Bermuda National Gallerys 2014 biennial is hitting the road next year. More specifically, a portion of it will be travelling the canals of Venice, Italy in a gondola of course. The BNGs 2014 Bermuda Biennial will show at the world famous La Biennale di Venezia art exhibition. La Biennale has been a European tradition. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140725/ISLAND04/140729830&source=RSS Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:52:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140725/ISLAND04/140729830&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140725/ISLAND04/140729830/AR/0/AR-140729830.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The Bermuda National Gallerys 2014 biennial is hitting the road next year. More specifically, a portion of it will be travelling the canals of Venice, Italy in a gondola of course. The BNGs 2014 Bermuda Biennial will show at the world famous La Biennale di Venezia art exhibition. La Biennale has been a European tradition. ..