Arts & Entertainment http://www.royalgazette.com Arts & Entertainment en-us Folk Club lines up artists <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140830/ISLAND04/140839994/AR/0/AR-140839994.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Music fans should mark their calendar for Saturday, September 13 when the Bermuda Folk Club holds its monthly open mic evening, with a number of well-known Island artists lined up to take part. Among them will be the Somersfield Violinists, from Somersfeild Academy, who impressed with an accomplished performance at a previous folk club. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140830/ISLAND04/140839994&source=RSS Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:55:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140830/ISLAND04/140839994&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140830/ISLAND04/140839994/AR/0/AR-140839994.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Music fans should mark their calendar for Saturday, September 13 when the Bermuda Folk Club holds its monthly open mic evening, with a number of well-known Island artists lined up to take part. Among them will be the Somersfield Violinists, from Somersfeild Academy, who impressed with an accomplished performance at a previous folk club. .. Bermudas talent shines in Famous plays <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140829/ISLAND04/140829693/AR/0/AR-140829693.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The play really is the thing at the Bermuda Musical amp Dramatic Societys annual Famous For Fifteen Minutes festival. A showcase for nurturing and celebrating local playwrights, this years selection of one-act dramas and comedies now being staged at the BMDS Daylesford Theatre demonstrates theres an abundance of literary talent. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140829/ISLAND04/140829693&source=RSS Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:43:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140829/ISLAND04/140829693&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140829/ISLAND04/140829693/AR/0/AR-140829693.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The play really is the thing at the Bermuda Musical amp Dramatic Societys annual Famous For Fifteen Minutes festival. A showcase for nurturing and celebrating local playwrights, this years selection of one-act dramas and comedies now being staged at the BMDS Daylesford Theatre demonstrates theres an abundance of literary talent. .. Fairy art has a magic all of its own <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140827/ISLAND04/140829788/AR/0/AR-140829788.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> You know that old question Mirror mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all? It turns out the answer may be Hannah Emmersons feet. Ms Emmerson has painted various parts of her body to illustrate scenes from well known fairy tales for a Bermuda Society of Arts BSOA exhibition called Once Upon a Plan B. She is sharing. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140827/ISLAND04/140829788&source=RSS Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:24:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140827/ISLAND04/140829788&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140827/ISLAND04/140829788/AR/0/AR-140829788.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> You know that old question Mirror mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all? It turns out the answer may be Hannah Emmersons feet. Ms Emmerson has painted various parts of her body to illustrate scenes from well known fairy tales for a Bermuda Society of Arts BSOA exhibition called Once Upon a Plan B. She is sharing. .. Proving they have the write stuff to be famous for fifteen minutes <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140826/ISLAND04/140829822/AR/0/AR-140829822.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Some people are happy with having their two minutes in the spotlight. Local playwrights are hoping to get their hands on fifteen minutes of it as they vie for the top spot in Bermuda Music and Dramatic Societys BMDS annual playwright competition. This years Famous for Fifteen Minutes FFFM event, will see two new writers, Chris. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140826/ISLAND04/140829822&source=RSS Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:50:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140826/ISLAND04/140829822&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140826/ISLAND04/140829822/AR/0/AR-140829822.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Some people are happy with having their two minutes in the spotlight. Local playwrights are hoping to get their hands on fifteen minutes of it as they vie for the top spot in Bermuda Music and Dramatic Societys BMDS annual playwright competition. This years Famous for Fifteen Minutes FFFM event, will see two new writers, Chris. .. 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. ..