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Sunny days make it harder to work

Has this week seemed extra-long so far to anybody else? Not sure if it’s because the sunny days make it that much harder to be in work. Roll on the weekend — here are the latest Bermuda events for your consideration:

* Love watching films outdoors? The Reefs will show a weekly movie every Wednesday at 9am starting May 1. For more information telephone 238-0222.

* As part of their Artist-in-the-Garden series, Masterworks is hosting a reception on Friday from 5.30pm until 7pm. A decade after their first two-man show, artists Jonah Jones and Chris Marson will showcase their oil paintings in Ten Years On, which will run until May 1.

* If you are of the opinion that music isn’t as good as it used to be, then I’ve got some great news. Throwback Promotions is hosting Old Skool Part 3: Mrs Chivas’ Birthday Bash, at Docksiders on Saturday from 10pm until 3am. Music will be 70s, 80s and 90s reggae, dub plates, dance hall and hip hop from Souljah One, Playbwoy International, Blackstar and YGS, with early warm-up by Dessert Eagle and Conscious J. Advance tickets are $20, more on the door, and are available from Kit ‘n’ Caboodle, Sound Stage, Docksiders, DJs and promoters. There will be free air horns and whistles for the first 100 people, drink specials on select brands and free giveaways from WKD all night. This is a mature event for over-21s and ID is required. For more information, contact mrschivas@gmail.com

* Some of Bermuda’s most talented young people will sing, dance and act their way through an intensive seven-day arts programme. Auditions for this year’s Bermuda Glee will be on Friday, April 19 at the Berkeley Institute with registration at 9am and a registration fee of $10. This is open to students aged between 14 and 18 who are interested in singing, dancing, acting or working behind the scenes. The programme itself will run from Saturday, June 29 through Sunday, July 7. For more information, visit www.troikabda.com or e-mail info@troikabda.com.

* The Vegetarian Society will host a pre-Earth Day Nature Walk on Sunday, April 21. From 2pm until 4pm, you can enjoy the outdoors while learning about Bermuda’s medicinal plants and more from Sonia Bremar. The walk will start at Palmetto Park, where parking is also available. This event is free and all are welcome.

* The Bermuda National Gallery, in association with The Family Centre, present the next in The Art of Music fundraiser series on Friday, April 26 at the Earl Cameron Theatre, City Hall. Acclaimed Japanese pianist Mirei Tsuji will perform a solo recital at 8pm featuring works by Mozart, Granados, Albéniz, Turina and Chopin. There will also be the opportunity to tour the BNG exhibitions between 7pm and 7.45pm. Tickets cost $65 and are available from www.pTix.bm.

* Yoga instructor Ross Rayburn is coming to Bermuda to host a weekend retreat of mixed-level workshops at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess between Friday, April 26 and Sunday, April 28. The cost is $280 for the whole weekend ($240 for early birds who pay by April 12) or $80 per individual session. If interested in turning the retreat into a staycation, the Fairmont is offering discounted room rates of $159 a night. To register, contact jtoddcrews@me.com or 505-6310 or visit www.toddcrews.com.

* Comedians Mike Goodwin, Crystal P, Willie Brown, Woody and Uncle Rufus will perform in Lord Make Me Laugh on Saturday, May 4. This family-friendly comedy show will be at the Ruth Seaton James Centre for the Performing Arts. Hosted by Taneika Ev, it will include a special guest appearance by the Seventh-day Adventist Inspirational Choir. Doors open at 6pm with showtime at 7pm. General admission is $55; $65 for VIPs and $25 for children under 15. Tickets are available from www.bdatix.bm, Music Box or Kit ‘n’ Caboodle.

For full events listings and flyers, please visit www.NothingtodoinBermuda.com. The above is abbreviated content from that site.

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Published April 11, 2013 at 9:00 am (Updated April 10, 2013 at 6:30 pm)

Sunny days make it harder to work

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