Arts & Entertainment http://www.royalgazette.com Arts & Entertainment en-us Paynter finds role to sink her teeth into Chardonne Paynter was looking for an acting role she could really sink her teeth into. This month she got that and so much more. The budding actress has been cast in a new horror film, Vampire Escorts, which starts filming later this year in Fort Worth, Texas. The best part? The role pretty much landed in her lap. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150824/ISLAND04/150829877&source=RSS Mon, 24 Aug 2015 13:13:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150824/ISLAND04/150829877&source=RSS Actor surprised by Norwegian movie role After years of waiting, the phone finally rang for aspiring actor Matthew Goodwin. This summer, the 26-year-old landed his first movie role in the Norwegian comedic horror flick Grendel, which premiered this month. Everyone says its hard to get into acting, said Mr Goodwin. It is hard. I try not to panic when the phone doesnt. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150824/ISLAND04/150829872&source=RSS Mon, 24 Aug 2015 04:44:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150824/ISLAND04/150829872&source=RSS Social media advice think before you post Teens, social media is not the place to air your dirty laundry. Thats the message behind a frank Womens Resource Centre WRC discussion about social media etiquette and modern morality, this evening. WRC executive director Patrice Frith Hayward said Bridging the Gap Social Etiquette and Public Behaviour Discussion, was sparked. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150824/ISLAND04/150829873&source=RSS Mon, 24 Aug 2015 04:44:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150824/ISLAND04/150829873&source=RSS Return to high society for actor Will Kempe Gosh, I was skinny. Will Kempe was watching himself in the 1990 movie, Metropolitan. He was 25 and the Oscar-nominated film was his big break. I was one of the last people in the door, the Bermudian actor said. I arrived late. Ive heard that people lined up around the block for hours to audition, but I didnt. I had been in. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150817/ISLAND04/150819755&source=RSS Mon, 17 Aug 2015 03:42:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150817/ISLAND04/150819755&source=RSS Review mixed programme was a treat for all The Bermuda Civic Ballet Summer Selections 2015 was a treat for all. The performance ran at Earl Cameron Theatre from August 6-7 and offered a mixed programme of classical ballet, modern dance and a little hip-hop. Once again, dancers from NYCs Pascal Rioult Dance Theatre spent five weeks on the Island teaching modern dance and staging two. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150817/ISLAND04/150819756&source=RSS Mon, 17 Aug 2015 03:35:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150817/ISLAND04/150819756&source=RSS Understanding what it means to create art Julia Frith joins the student body at one of the UKs top drama schools next month Rose Bruford College lists Hollywood actor Gary Oldman among its alumni. The 19-year-old isnt hoping to follow in his footsteps, however. The meaning and purpose of the arts for me, is to transform and educate the world, she said. Its a tool to. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150817/ISLAND04/150819757&source=RSS Mon, 17 Aug 2015 03:27:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150817/ISLAND04/150819757&source=RSS Documenting a family living in isolation Wolfpack tells the story of the six Angulo brothers, who spent their entire lives locked away from society in a New York City apartment. All they know of the outside world is gleaned from the films they watch obsessively and recreate meticulously, using elaborate homemade props and costumes. But after one of the brothers escapes the apartment,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150810/ISLAND04/150819972&source=RSS Mon, 10 Aug 2015 05:56:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150810/ISLAND04/150819972&source=RSS Book review a thrilling and rewarding read Bermuda Gold Lee Slonimsky Moonshine Cove PublishingWhen small-time private detective J E Rexroth agrees to investigate threatening calls made to the wife of a hedge fund manager it seemed like just another job that would bring in some income and help keep the wolf from the door of his downbeat office in Manhattan. But little. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150810/ISLAND04/150819976&source=RSS Mon, 10 Aug 2015 05:42:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150810/ISLAND04/150819976&source=RSS Author throws new light upon Gunpowder Plot Anyone interested in Bermudas Gunpowder Plot should give Michael Marshs new book a read. He claims its the defining story of those events on August 14, 1775. I had so many questions about the Gunpowder Plot and I had to find the answers, he said. I used logic, I used local knowledge and, as much as I could, other peoples. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150810/ISLAND04/150819979&source=RSS Mon, 10 Aug 2015 05:31:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150810/ISLAND04/150819979&source=RSS 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