Arts & Entertainment http://www.royalgazette.com Arts & Entertainment en-us Town crier taking centre stage for BMDS play Hamilton Town Crier Edward Christopher is used to telling people what to do, loudly. No surprise then, that following orders proved a bit of a challenge when he joined the Bermuda Musical and Dramatic Societys production of ltigtStick Flyltigt. Another struggle for the 59-year-old? Sticking to the script. Im not used to people. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160201/ISLAND04/160209968&source=RSS Mon, 01 Feb 2016 03:56:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160201/ISLAND04/160209968&source=RSS Warrior King to headline concert Warrior King last performed in Bermuda 16 years ago, alongside veteran artists Freddie McGregor and Glen Washington. He returns to the BAA gymnasium on Saturday for a concert marking Bob Marleys birthday. Bermuda is a beautiful place with a lot of beautiful people and what I remembered most is the lovely hospitality and the warm. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160201/ISLAND04/160209972&source=RSS Mon, 01 Feb 2016 03:45:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160201/ISLAND04/160209972&source=RSS Fun exhibition is fresh and original Masterworks exhibitions characteristically come with a catchy title. The name of their most recent, Up Country, Down Country, doesnt disappoint. Its content is both fresh and original. It explores an idea behind the well-known Bermudian expression that actually owes its derivation to the days of sail. The islands prevailing westward. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160201/ISLAND04/160209973&source=RSS Mon, 01 Feb 2016 03:41:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160201/ISLAND04/160209973&source=RSS Quartet boasted technical mastery and soul The Williamsburg Symphony String Quartet consists of Irina Muresanu and Alana Carithers on violin, Kimberley Sparr on viola and Schuyler Slack on cello. Addressing a packed St Peters Church in St Georges on Saturday night, Alana welcomed us to the concert and said how much they loved Bermuda and St George. The first set consisted of. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160201/ISLAND04/160209980&source=RSS Mon, 01 Feb 2016 03:29:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160201/ISLAND04/160209980&source=RSS Review Thirdstory floor crowd with vocals Thirdstory may not be a household name as yet, but they might well soon be. The talented soulfolk trio opened the Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts this weekend. There were no fancy theatrics or light shows on stage on Saturday night in fact there wasnt even an opening act. The focus from the time the show started to the moment. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160125/ISLAND04/160129811&source=RSS Mon, 25 Jan 2016 05:18:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160125/ISLAND04/160129811&source=RSS Hollywood beckons for energetic duo Tricray Astwood and Adrian Jones head to Hollywood next month. The popular gospel duo, who perform as Last Call, will record an album with renowned producer Eric Griggs. If youve never heard of him, he has worked with everyone from Chris Brown to Boys II Men. ltbgt Q You sang separately for years. Why did. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160125/ISLAND04/160129812&source=RSS Mon, 25 Jan 2016 05:16:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160125/ISLAND04/160129812&source=RSS Drummer Tootsie is a Bermuda treasure Clarence Tootsie Bean always had time for youngsters and Nathan Nate Lucas never forgot that. The 47-year-old jazz musician met the Bermudian drummer through his father, Maxwell Max the Sax Lucas. The two would regularly play in Harlem nightclubs in the 1980s. Mr Lucas is on the Island for a performance at Marcus. The. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160125/ISLAND04/160129815&source=RSS Mon, 25 Jan 2016 04:58:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160125/ISLAND04/160129815&source=RSS Finding expression through photographs Sometimes the best things in life unfold by accident. The same is true for photography according to Photini Ingham. The 19-year-old never leaves home without her camera and said shes always finding unexpected beauty in the world around her. Shes just one of seven young people whove been given a shot at Pink Sand. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160118/ISLAND04/160119694&source=RSS Mon, 18 Jan 2016 04:59:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160118/ISLAND04/160119694&source=RSS Bird-watcher shares his many adventures Birdwatching seems tame until the cops show up. One day, Andrew Dobson was using binoculars to look at shorebirds on the LF Wade Airport runway when he was stopped by a police officer. The avid bird-watcher quickly pointed to the whimbrels hed been admiring. The officer was fascinated. Youre standing around with. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160118/ISLAND04/160119698&source=RSS Mon, 18 Jan 2016 04:49:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160118/ISLAND04/160119698&source=RSS Tough life experiences inspire poet priest Eviction, jail, divorce you name it, Glen Iris has been through it. The 65-year-old uses his life experiences, good and bad, to pen inspirational poetry. He is sharing some of his work at the Bermuda Literary Festival next month. I used to see the bad times in my life as stumbling blocks, but now I see them as stepping. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160111/ISLAND04/160119982&source=RSS Mon, 11 Jan 2016 02:39:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160111/ISLAND04/160119982&source=RSS Theres an artist in us all Akeem Albouy never imagined he would become an artist. Four years ago he went off to school in Britain. It wasnt long before he realised he was more interested in painting than he was with the coursework. The 26-year-old hopes to one day make a career out of his art. His acrylics on canvas are on display in the Members Winter Show at. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160111/ISLAND04/160119983&source=RSS Mon, 11 Jan 2016 02:22:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160111/ISLAND04/160119983&source=RSS Unravelling the mystery of the Tucker Cross Theres more than one fascinating mystery surrounding the missing Tucker Cross. BR Bentley was intrigued the first time he learnt about the gold and emerald-encrusted artefact discovered by treasure hunter Teddy Tucker in 1955. The cross was found to have been stolen 20 years after it was placed in a museum in Bermuda, and has. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160111/ISLAND04/160119984&source=RSS Mon, 11 Jan 2016 02:10:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160111/ISLAND04/160119984&source=RSS