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Live Wires on stage to promote island peace

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Arijahknow Live Wires took to the steps of City Hall this week as part of a new project to promote peace in Bermuda.

Campaigner Cleveland Simmons said the show was part of the Caravan programme, which is intended to help bring people together.

“The Caravan is a mobile stage that can go wherever is needed to promote peace and healing,” he said. “The country seems to be in a state in which it’s coming apart at the seams.”

The campaign was joined on Monday by Mayor of Hamilton Charles Gosling, the Governor, John Rankin, and Live Wires, who performed for the crowds.

Mr Simmons said further events are already in the pipeline, with organisers eager to partner with other groups to send a positive message.

A message of love: Live Wires sings from the steps of City Hall at the launch of the Caravan mobile stage this week (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)
Activist and entertainer Cleveland “Outta Sight” Simmons (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)
Live Wires, aka Mitchelle Trott, performs on the City Hall steps on Monday (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)
John Rankin, the Governor, among guests at the launch of the Caravan initiative with a performance by artist Live Wires (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)
Charles Gosling, the Mayor of Hamilton, right, on the City Hall steps at the launch of the Caravan, with Live Wires looking on (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)
The Caravan mobile stage was launched on Monday, aimed at promoting local artists and peace. Pictured is Gershwyn Smith, also known as High Priest Shiloh (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)