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Exhibitions and an InterNations get together

There are four new exhibits opening on Friday, August 30 at the Bermuda Society of Arts (BSoA) in City Hall. The Onions Gallery will be exhibiting the annual TrashArt Show, Litter-Arti 2013, where featured artists will use discarded trash to create their artwork. The Edinburgh Gallery will feature some of the junior artists who entered the Bermuda Feline Assistance Bureau's 21st Anniversary Celebration Poster Art Competition. Studio A will be exhibiting the work of Kimberley Tucker while Studio B will be showcasing Kocchakorn Marchand & Manuel Palacio. The opening reception will be from 5pm until 7pm and all exhibits will run until September 18. For more details, contact info@bsoa.bm or 292-3824.

InterNations is a global network with communities in 360+ cities worldwide. At monthly events, InterNations members meet in major cities around the world to get to know other global minds. Their next International Networking Party in Bermuda will be at Harry's Bar and Restaurant on Saturday, August 31. The cover charge is $20 and you can expect a complimentary drink, prizes, appetiser and drink specials, and live international music. To RSVP and see photos of their previous events, please see their Facebook Page. For more information, contact 704-7555 or InterNationsBda@logic.bm.

Selena Minors invites you to bring your tents, chairs and coolers to the 4th Annual Causeway BBQ Throwdown and Block Party on Sunday, September 1. This will be next to Swing Bridge, St George's and is a great community event including a BBQ Throwdown, Pie-eating Contest, Best Mechanical Bull-Rider, Funcastles and more. The fun starts at 9am and the BBQ competition starts at 11am, with a variety of categories, including best homemade burger, best ribs, best chicken and best picnic plate. The event is free to attend and the entry fee for BBQ Throwdown applicants is $15. Entry forms are available from Selena's Snack Shop and the winners will receive cash prizes and bragging rights. To participate or volunteer, contact 735-2979.

A brand new event to highlight the talented piano performers Bermuda has produced will be held at St Paul AME Church on Sunday, September 8. The Bermuda International Piano & Jazz Festival will feature Elizabeth Gumbs, Marvin Pitcher, Sheldon Fox and Conrad Roach, joined by The Six Ripe Loquats of Pond Hill and The Red Cherries of North Rock. This event is organised by Atlantic Publishing House, MyThyme Productions and St Paul AME, under the distinguished patronage of veteran church musicians, Doris Corbin and Cecil Smith. Billed as an exciting afternoon of music to reach the masses, the concert will start at 4pm and promises to set the foundation for part 2, scheduled for October 20. Tickets are $35 and are available from St Paul AME. For more details, contact Dale Butler on ddbutler@logic.bm or 505-3409.

Now in its sixth year, the Charman Prize is an annual art prize competition for local artists based in Bermuda. The winner will be revealed on Friday, October 11 with all entries displayed at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art. This event is open to the public from 5.30pm until 7.30pm and the awards ceremony will begin at 6.30pm. The show will run until January 1. For more information, contact 299-4000 or artmworks@logic.bm.

The Family Centre Bermuda is once again hosting their ever-popular fund-raising beach concert/party at the Fairmont Southampton Ocean Club beach. The Family Centre's Beach Bash will be on Friday, October 4 from 7pm until midnight and will include a drinks reception, dinner and wine in a bonfire setting. The musical theme this year is The Girls are Back in Town, featuring the Kennel Boys, with a great line up of Bermuda's most talented female vocalists. Tickets are $200 each and will be available from www.bdatix.com from August 1. For more information, or to publish a table of 10, contact 232-116.

Internationally celebrated yoga innovator, Sianna Sherman, will be visiting Bermuda to teach a Yoga Retreat at Newstead Belmont Hills from Friday, October 11 until Sunday, October 13. Nourish Your Body, Mind and Soul through Yoga with Sianna Sherman will comprise of five sessions. All sessions are $80 each, with the exception of Mythic Yoga Flow which is $60. Earlybirds who book before September 27, can get the entire event at a cost of $300, or $240 for everything except the Friday afternoon session. After this date, registration will be $320 or $280, respectively. For more information, or to register, contact jtoddcrews@me.com or visit www.toddcrews.com.

For full events listings and flyers, please visit www.NothingtodoinBermuda.com. The above is abbreviated content from that site. If you would like your event included on the site, please go to the Submit Your Event section and add all the details and flyer.

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Published August 22, 2013 at 9:00 am (Updated August 21, 2013 at 5:59 pm)

Exhibitions and an InterNations get together

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