Arts & Entertainment http://www.royalgazette.com Arts & Entertainment en-us A festive mix of fun and serious work <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141215/ISLAND04/141219834/AR/0/AR-141219834.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> It is that time of the year when the festive small paintings show takes place at The Windjammer II Gallery. The show has been something of a tradition on the Bermuda arts calendar since its serendipitous founding in the early 1990s. Jay Bluck, owner of Heritage House Gallery turned to Sheilagh Head for help when a December. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141215/ISLAND04/141219834&source=RSS Mon, 15 Dec 2014 03:51:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141215/ISLAND04/141219834&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141215/ISLAND04/141219834/AR/0/AR-141219834.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> It is that time of the year when the festive small paintings show takes place at The Windjammer II Gallery. The show has been something of a tradition on the Bermuda arts calendar since its serendipitous founding in the early 1990s. Jay Bluck, owner of Heritage House Gallery turned to Sheilagh Head for help when a December. .. An ingenious show of unrivalled originality <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141215/ISLAND04/141219836/AR/0/AR-141219836.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> This has been a remarkable year at Masterworks. They have exhibited two major shows from the permanent collection as well as numerous, but equally successful, smaller shows including one that brought alive the cultural connection between Bermuda and the American literary icon Mark Twain. Their final show for 2014, 50 Years of Rudolph, explores. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141215/ISLAND04/141219836&source=RSS Mon, 15 Dec 2014 03:49:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141215/ISLAND04/141219836&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141215/ISLAND04/141219836/AR/0/AR-141219836.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> This has been a remarkable year at Masterworks. They have exhibited two major shows from the permanent collection as well as numerous, but equally successful, smaller shows including one that brought alive the cultural connection between Bermuda and the American literary icon Mark Twain. Their final show for 2014, 50 Years of Rudolph, explores. .. A fine exhibition of local artistic talent A picture is worth a thousand words so whats in a frame? The answer lies in the BSoA and Frameworks exhibition at City Hall. This collaboration is an opportunity to see just how framing can be done if you have a free range with budget. The profit from the exhibition will go directly to the BSoA, Masterworks, Bermuda National Gallery. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141202/ISLAND04/141209930&source=RSS Tue, 02 Dec 2014 04:24:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141202/ISLAND04/141209930&source=RSS A picture is worth a thousand words so whats in a frame? The answer lies in the BSoA and Frameworks exhibition at City Hall. This collaboration is an opportunity to see just how framing can be done if you have a free range with budget. The profit from the exhibition will go directly to the BSoA, Masterworks, Bermuda National Gallery. .. Islands beauty shines in new photo book <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141201/ISLAND04/141209995/AR/0/AR-141209995.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Third times the charm for local photographer Roland Skinner. The veteran photographer will next week hold a book signing for the third version of his popular coffee table book Picturesque. He spoke with The Royal Gazette about what makes this book a little different and his opinion, better than the others. Q. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141201/ISLAND04/141209995&source=RSS Mon, 01 Dec 2014 14:06:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141201/ISLAND04/141209995&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141201/ISLAND04/141209995/AR/0/AR-141209995.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Third times the charm for local photographer Roland Skinner. The veteran photographer will next week hold a book signing for the third version of his popular coffee table book Picturesque. He spoke with The Royal Gazette about what makes this book a little different and his opinion, better than the others. Q. .. King Richard wins the hip hop crown <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141201/ISLAND04/141209994/AR/0/AR-141209994.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Its all about the music with Bermudas newly crowned hip hop king. Richard Gibbons Jr beat out 15 contenders to win the title at a Hott 107. 5 competition at the Ruth Seaton James Centre for the Performing Arts. The 29-year-old, who calls himself King Richard, has been doing music his whole life. I used to rap my ABCs,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141201/ISLAND04/141209994&source=RSS Mon, 01 Dec 2014 14:06:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141201/ISLAND04/141209994&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141201/ISLAND04/141209994/AR/0/AR-141209994.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Its all about the music with Bermudas newly crowned hip hop king. Richard Gibbons Jr beat out 15 contenders to win the title at a Hott 107. 5 competition at the Ruth Seaton James Centre for the Performing Arts. The 29-year-old, who calls himself King Richard, has been doing music his whole life. I used to rap my ABCs,. .. Artists add value to our perception of Island <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141201/ISLAND04/141209990/AR/0/AR-141209990.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> It is always inspiring to see Bermuda depicted through fresh eyes. Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art is exhibiting a show by joint artists in residence oil painters, Susan Parish Adam and Joshua Adam from Maine. It is intriguing to have the artist in residence programme shared by a husband and wife. St Georges is their muse for the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141201/ISLAND04/141209990&source=RSS Mon, 01 Dec 2014 03:52:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141201/ISLAND04/141209990&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141201/ISLAND04/141209990/AR/0/AR-141209990.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> It is always inspiring to see Bermuda depicted through fresh eyes. Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art is exhibiting a show by joint artists in residence oil painters, Susan Parish Adam and Joshua Adam from Maine. It is intriguing to have the artist in residence programme shared by a husband and wife. St Georges is their muse for the. .. Buddz lines up European dates <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141201/ISLAND04/141209991/AR/0/AR-141209991.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Bermudian singer Collie Buddz will perform his hits for crowds across Europe next year. The artist, who is best known for his single Come Around, kicks off his Live Life European Tour 2015 on February 19 in Amsterdam. Hell also perform in Belgium, Germany, Italy, France, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and the United Kingdom. The. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141201/ISLAND04/141209991&source=RSS Mon, 01 Dec 2014 03:52:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141201/ISLAND04/141209991&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141201/ISLAND04/141209991/AR/0/AR-141209991.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Bermudian singer Collie Buddz will perform his hits for crowds across Europe next year. The artist, who is best known for his single Come Around, kicks off his Live Life European Tour 2015 on February 19 in Amsterdam. Hell also perform in Belgium, Germany, Italy, France, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and the United Kingdom. The. .. Dealer prepares show of top Bermuda art <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141201/ISLAND04/141209993/AR/0/AR-141209993.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Christmas may come early this year for local art collectors. Manhattan-based art dealer Nicholas Lusher is holding a special three-day show of top Bermuda art at a Pembroke home. The show will include Bermuda scenes by highly sought after artists such as Denys Wortman, Prosper Senat and William Wyllie and Charles Lloyd. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141201/ISLAND04/141209993&source=RSS Mon, 01 Dec 2014 03:51:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141201/ISLAND04/141209993&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141201/ISLAND04/141209993/AR/0/AR-141209993.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Christmas may come early this year for local art collectors. Manhattan-based art dealer Nicholas Lusher is holding a special three-day show of top Bermuda art at a Pembroke home. The show will include Bermuda scenes by highly sought after artists such as Denys Wortman, Prosper Senat and William Wyllie and Charles Lloyd. .. Capturing paradise with gold leaf and gems <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141124/ISLAND04/141129870/AR/0/AR-141129870.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> How far would you go to master your art? If youre Melanie Francis, then youd be willing to travel to the other side of the globe to hone your talent. For three months she studied under a miniaturist master in India. The result of that trip can be seen in her latest exhibit Elements of Paradise showing now at Bermuda. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141124/ISLAND04/141129870&source=RSS Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:08:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141124/ISLAND04/141129870&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141124/ISLAND04/141129870/AR/0/AR-141129870.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> How far would you go to master your art? If youre Melanie Francis, then youd be willing to travel to the other side of the globe to hone your talent. For three months she studied under a miniaturist master in India. The result of that trip can be seen in her latest exhibit Elements of Paradise showing now at Bermuda. .. Artist inspired by her childhood in Africa <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141124/ISLAND04/141129871/AR/0/AR-141129871.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Its been 47 years since Suzie Lowe left Malawi, but the country is still working its magic over her. Ms Lowe is a mixed media artist who makes African-inspired masks, as well as chunky bracelets, earrings and ceramic fish. My masks are African influenced, she said. I love texture and earth tones. Ms Lowe, 61, was born in. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141124/ISLAND04/141129871&source=RSS Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:07:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141124/ISLAND04/141129871&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141124/ISLAND04/141129871/AR/0/AR-141129871.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Its been 47 years since Suzie Lowe left Malawi, but the country is still working its magic over her. Ms Lowe is a mixed media artist who makes African-inspired masks, as well as chunky bracelets, earrings and ceramic fish. My masks are African influenced, she said. I love texture and earth tones. Ms Lowe, 61, was born in. .. Pink Floyds final spark of brightness <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141122/ISLAND04/141129892/AR/0/AR-141129892.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Pink Floyds career trajectory resembles that of a comet blazing across the night sky and heading for a final encounter with the sun. It first gained luminance in the 1960s and glowed brightest in the 70s. In the same way that those enigmatic cosmic snowballs lose layers of material and shrink as they move ever nearer to the sun, so too. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141122/ISLAND04/141129892&source=RSS Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:38:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141122/ISLAND04/141129892&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141122/ISLAND04/141129892/AR/0/AR-141129892.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Pink Floyds career trajectory resembles that of a comet blazing across the night sky and heading for a final encounter with the sun. It first gained luminance in the 1960s and glowed brightest in the 70s. In the same way that those enigmatic cosmic snowballs lose layers of material and shrink as they move ever nearer to the sun, so too. .. Theres an art to choosing the right frame <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141121/ISLAND04/141129937/AR/0/AR-141129937.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A frame can make or break a piece of art. The perfect frame can bring out certain colours and help evoke a certain mood, while the wrong one can make art seem incomplete. Thats perhaps why Frameworks takes its job so seriously. Its hosting Custom Made, an exhibit that opens tonight at the Bermuda Society of Arts and. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141121/ISLAND04/141129937&source=RSS Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:21:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141121/ISLAND04/141129937&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141121/ISLAND04/141129937/AR/0/AR-141129937.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A frame can make or break a piece of art. The perfect frame can bring out certain colours and help evoke a certain mood, while the wrong one can make art seem incomplete. Thats perhaps why Frameworks takes its job so seriously. Its hosting Custom Made, an exhibit that opens tonight at the Bermuda Society of Arts and. .. Bermuda Folk Club to remember Gibbons <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141120/ISLAND04/141129993/AR/0/AR-141129993.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A greatly missed singer who was heavily involved in the Bermuda Folk Club until his death in 2003, will be remembered this Saturday at the club. The annual Paul Gibbons Evening returns as a tribute to the singer and guitarist who was a regular performer and former president of the club. The folk club will meet at the Spanish Point. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141120/ISLAND04/141129993&source=RSS Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:30:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141120/ISLAND04/141129993&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141120/ISLAND04/141129993/AR/0/AR-141129993.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A greatly missed singer who was heavily involved in the Bermuda Folk Club until his death in 2003, will be remembered this Saturday at the club. The annual Paul Gibbons Evening returns as a tribute to the singer and guitarist who was a regular performer and former president of the club. The folk club will meet at the Spanish Point. ..