Arts & Entertainment http://www.royalgazette.com Arts & Entertainment en-us First overseas show for local artist <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150629/ISLAND04/150629708/AR/0/AR-150629708.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The photography bug bit Andreas Detzer hard and quick. Id never had any interest in photography and then, in 2011, I was out on a yacht with some friends, he said. I snapped a casual photo through double glass of some houses across the water. The 52-year-old restaurant manager was fascinated by how the houses appeared to. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150629/ISLAND04/150629708&source=RSS Mon, 29 Jun 2015 03:11:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150629/ISLAND04/150629708&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150629/ISLAND04/150629708/AR/0/AR-150629708.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The photography bug bit Andreas Detzer hard and quick. Id never had any interest in photography and then, in 2011, I was out on a yacht with some friends, he said. I snapped a casual photo through double glass of some houses across the water. The 52-year-old restaurant manager was fascinated by how the houses appeared to. .. Veteran entertainer goes talent spotting <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150629/ISLAND04/150629709/AR/0/AR-150629709.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Patricia Nesbitt has a dream that she is hoping Bermuda buys into. The veteran entertainer wants to put the Island on the map as a performing arts centre, and she is looking for talented people to help to make it happen. First up under the banner of Patricia Nesbitt Collaborative is a field trip to the United States, where college-age. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150629/ISLAND04/150629709&source=RSS Mon, 29 Jun 2015 03:10:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150629/ISLAND04/150629709&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150629/ISLAND04/150629709/AR/0/AR-150629709.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Patricia Nesbitt has a dream that she is hoping Bermuda buys into. The veteran entertainer wants to put the Island on the map as a performing arts centre, and she is looking for talented people to help to make it happen. First up under the banner of Patricia Nesbitt Collaborative is a field trip to the United States, where college-age. .. Rising star Alexis was born to dance <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150622/ISLAND04/150629960/AR/0/AR-150629960.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Alexis Davis Smith could be a star in the making. Watch her as she takes centre stage as part of United Dance Productions Recital 2015 this weekend. Its one of the last times the 18-year-old will perform with the local company before she departs for the University of the Arts in Philadelphia in September. The Saltus graduate has a. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150622/ISLAND04/150629960&source=RSS Mon, 22 Jun 2015 01:57:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150622/ISLAND04/150629960&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150622/ISLAND04/150629960/AR/0/AR-150629960.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Alexis Davis Smith could be a star in the making. Watch her as she takes centre stage as part of United Dance Productions Recital 2015 this weekend. Its one of the last times the 18-year-old will perform with the local company before she departs for the University of the Arts in Philadelphia in September. The Saltus graduate has a. .. Teenager is all fired up to perform <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150622/ISLAND04/150629961/AR/0/AR-150629961.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Julia Frith seems to be an all-encompassing performer. She sings, she acts and just recently, added aerial dancing and fire spinning to her repertoire. The 19-year-old, who is heading off to study performing arts in the UK this autumn, spoke with The Royal Gazette about her love of the arts and the circus camp that piqued her interest in it. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150622/ISLAND04/150629961&source=RSS Mon, 22 Jun 2015 01:54:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150622/ISLAND04/150629961&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150622/ISLAND04/150629961/AR/0/AR-150629961.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Julia Frith seems to be an all-encompassing performer. She sings, she acts and just recently, added aerial dancing and fire spinning to her repertoire. The 19-year-old, who is heading off to study performing arts in the UK this autumn, spoke with The Royal Gazette about her love of the arts and the circus camp that piqued her interest in it. .. Deneuve stars in film about Riviera scandal <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150619/ISLAND04/150619701/AR/0/AR-150619701.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> French director Andr Tchins latest film, In the Name of My Daughter, features Catherine Deneuve as a casino owner on the French Riviera. When her daughter, Agns, goes missing, suspicion falls on Agnss lover, Maurice Agnelet. Although a body is never found, Deneuves character, Rene Le Roux, vows to bring Maurice to justice. The film is. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150619/ISLAND04/150619701&source=RSS Fri, 19 Jun 2015 02:43:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150619/ISLAND04/150619701&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150619/ISLAND04/150619701/AR/0/AR-150619701.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> French director Andr Tchins latest film, In the Name of My Daughter, features Catherine Deneuve as a casino owner on the French Riviera. When her daughter, Agns, goes missing, suspicion falls on Agnss lover, Maurice Agnelet. Although a body is never found, Deneuves character, Rene Le Roux, vows to bring Maurice to justice. The film is. .. Aspiring filmmaker focuses on youth violence <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150608/ISLAND04/150609759/AR/0/AR-150609759.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Dwayne Robinson didnt really think about violence until a good friend was killed. Malcolm Outerbridge, 18, was stabbed to death by another teenager in 2011. I knew some people at school who were involved in youth violence through gangs, but I always thought theyd brought their problems on themselves, said Mr Robinson, 21. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150608/ISLAND04/150609759&source=RSS Mon, 08 Jun 2015 03:48:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150608/ISLAND04/150609759&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150608/ISLAND04/150609759/AR/0/AR-150609759.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Dwayne Robinson didnt really think about violence until a good friend was killed. Malcolm Outerbridge, 18, was stabbed to death by another teenager in 2011. I knew some people at school who were involved in youth violence through gangs, but I always thought theyd brought their problems on themselves, said Mr Robinson, 21. Pianist presents debut photography exhibit <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150608/ISLAND04/150609760/AR/0/AR-150609760.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> You may never have seen his pictures, but Peter Carpenter is not new to photography. He has captured images for years mainly for his own pleasure, mostly of his prized roses. That changes this week. Triad, an exhibition of his work, opens at Bermuda Society of Arts on Friday. Its the first time he has ever shown his work. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150608/ISLAND04/150609760&source=RSS Mon, 08 Jun 2015 03:41:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150608/ISLAND04/150609760&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150608/ISLAND04/150609760/AR/0/AR-150609760.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> You may never have seen his pictures, but Peter Carpenter is not new to photography. He has captured images for years mainly for his own pleasure, mostly of his prized roses. That changes this week. Triad, an exhibition of his work, opens at Bermuda Society of Arts on Friday. Its the first time he has ever shown his work. .. Rankin returns to the rock for special shows <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150608/ISLAND04/150609762/AR/0/AR-150609762.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Theres no place like home for musician Taylor Rankin. The 33-year-old has spent the past six years performing everywhere from Alexandria, Egypt, to Zermatt, a small town at the foot of Switzerlands highest mountainous peaks. But that wont stop him from pouring out every milligram of soul into his concerts here. He performs under the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150608/ISLAND04/150609762&source=RSS Mon, 08 Jun 2015 03:40:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150608/ISLAND04/150609762&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150608/ISLAND04/150609762/AR/0/AR-150609762.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Theres no place like home for musician Taylor Rankin. The 33-year-old has spent the past six years performing everywhere from Alexandria, Egypt, to Zermatt, a small town at the foot of Switzerlands highest mountainous peaks. But that wont stop him from pouring out every milligram of soul into his concerts here. He performs under the. .. MC into new territory with soca banger <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150601/ISLAND04/150609984/AR/0/AR-150609984.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> People may know him by his stage names Rowdy Piper and R?ddla. But local hip hop artist Roddy Nesbitt could soon have another label under his belt that of soca star. Mr Nesbitts latest song, CrossFit, is described as an energetic soca tune. Composed by Derek G Simmons its aim is to get people up moving and excited for the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150601/ISLAND04/150609984&source=RSS Mon, 01 Jun 2015 14:25:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150601/ISLAND04/150609984&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150601/ISLAND04/150609984/AR/0/AR-150609984.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> People may know him by his stage names Rowdy Piper and R?ddla. But local hip hop artist Roddy Nesbitt could soon have another label under his belt that of soca star. Mr Nesbitts latest song, CrossFit, is described as an energetic soca tune. Composed by Derek G Simmons its aim is to get people up moving and excited for the. .. Pompano bartender blown away with gift <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150601/ISLAND04/150609985/AR/0/AR-150609985.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Velda Cox was doing her job in the same way shed done it for 43 years. So it came as a surprise to the Pompano Beach Club bartender that a hotel guest would give her a gift for her efforts. But thats what Susan Stuller did last week. The American artist presented Mrs Cox with a portrait shed painted of her from a picture. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150601/ISLAND04/150609985&source=RSS Mon, 01 Jun 2015 13:53:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150601/ISLAND04/150609985&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150601/ISLAND04/150609985/AR/0/AR-150609985.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Velda Cox was doing her job in the same way shed done it for 43 years. So it came as a surprise to the Pompano Beach Club bartender that a hotel guest would give her a gift for her efforts. But thats what Susan Stuller did last week. The American artist presented Mrs Cox with a portrait shed painted of her from a picture. .. Author hopes book will highlight climate change <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150601/ISLAND04/150609979/AR/0/AR-150609979.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Peoples eyes sometimes glaze over when Nick Bates talks about climate change. The BIOS oceanographer has had to resort to a different medium to get his message across books. Dr Bates will launch his first novel At The Sharp End of Lightning, tomorrow. The book is an adult fantasy about a sea sprite searching for her lost. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150601/ISLAND04/150609979&source=RSS Mon, 01 Jun 2015 03:51:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150601/ISLAND04/150609979&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150601/ISLAND04/150609979/AR/0/AR-150609979.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Peoples eyes sometimes glaze over when Nick Bates talks about climate change. The BIOS oceanographer has had to resort to a different medium to get his message across books. Dr Bates will launch his first novel At The Sharp End of Lightning, tomorrow. The book is an adult fantasy about a sea sprite searching for her lost. .. Face to face with Scorcese... sort of <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150601/ISLAND04/150609980/AR/0/AR-150609980.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> I have a seat in a crowded, darkened theatre and wait for the opening credits to roll. Its one of those obscure French titles that starts off in black and white and gradually transitions into artfully saturated technicolour. As the lead actress makes her first appearance on screen I feel someone settle in next to me. In the gloom. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150601/ISLAND04/150609980&source=RSS Mon, 01 Jun 2015 03:49:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150601/ISLAND04/150609980&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150601/ISLAND04/150609980/AR/0/AR-150609980.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> I have a seat in a crowded, darkened theatre and wait for the opening credits to roll. Its one of those obscure French titles that starts off in black and white and gradually transitions into artfully saturated technicolour. As the lead actress makes her first appearance on screen I feel someone settle in next to me. In the gloom. .. Riviera walk-up added to Cannes adventure <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150601/ISLAND04/150609981/AR/0/AR-150609981.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Its dinnertime back home, I remember thinking as our flight made its final descent into Nice. I always get nostalgic about my Mid-Atlantic Gem whenever I land in a country that instantly sun-blinds me. I whipped out a pair of my Cannes-approved sunglasses one of ten that I had packed for the trip before leaving the plane. When the warm air. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150601/ISLAND04/150609981&source=RSS Mon, 01 Jun 2015 03:49:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150601/ISLAND04/150609981&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150601/ISLAND04/150609981/AR/0/AR-150609981.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Its dinnertime back home, I remember thinking as our flight made its final descent into Nice. I always get nostalgic about my Mid-Atlantic Gem whenever I land in a country that instantly sun-blinds me. I whipped out a pair of my Cannes-approved sunglasses one of ten that I had packed for the trip before leaving the plane. When the warm air. ..